4 Misconceptions Surrounding EV Fast Charging Stations

EV charging station

Every industry is guaranteed to experience a technological revolution at some point, and currently, we are witnessing a major shift in the automotive industry away from traditional combustion engine vehicles to electric vehicles, or EVs. As with any widespread adoption of new tools and technologies, misconceptions abound, particularly around fast-charging … Read more

Going Electric: Manufacturer Investment in EV Technology

The race is on! Automotive manufacturers the world over are transitioning to electric vehicles. Or at least that is the current plan. Mark “2021” as the year when automakers saw the light, by committing billions to support their electrification efforts. Almost daily, we are hearing new commitments from manufacturers that … Read more

Fast Facts About Electric Vehicles, Battery Life

Ford Mustang Mach-E

Battery life and electric vehicles go hand in hand. As the main source for vehicle propulsion, an adequately working battery pack is essential. Just as cell phones, laptops, tablets, and other devices utilize lithium-ion batteries, so do most electric vehicles. Keeping batteries healthy will prolong use. In EVs, that can … Read more

Hyundai IONIQ 5 Crossover: Start of a Revolution?

Hyundai IONIQ5

Introducing the Ioniq 5 Crossover EV. Yet another manufacturer is touting its latest electric vehicle project. Following recent announcements from GM and Ford for the Hummer EV and F-150 Electric, respectively, Hyundai just dropped details about its latest all-electric model, the Ioniq 5. The new model builds on the company’s … Read more

Lucid Motors Completes Arizona Factory

Lucid Motors building

Phase one of four for Lucid’s manufacturing plant. We all know that 2020 will go down as the year when everything changed. Most notably, a pandemic raged across the world, taking lives and shutting down economies. Many of the best-laid plans of individuals and businesses came to a screeching halt … Read more

About Bollinger Motors, EV Startup

Bollinger Motors B1

Pictured Above: The Bollinger Motors B1 being put through winter testing and ABS calibration in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula in February 2020. The list of upstart automakers continues to expand thanks to vehicle electrification. Indeed, it is due to such advances in electric technology that’s led to several companies throwing their … Read more

It’s a Wrap: 2018 in Review

2019 Volvo S60 wagon rear

  Happy New Year to you and yours! The ending of one year and the start of another should give us pause, allowing us to reflect on what once was as well as assess our lives as we look forward. As an automotive journalist, I like to keep tabs on … Read more

7 Facts About the Volkswagen Beetle

original Volkswagen Beetle

You would be hard-pressed to find another vehicle with a model name as well known or as even as old as the Volkswagen Beetle. Years before it showed up on our shores, the Beetle design was established, the work of Ferdinand Porsche. In 2014, Volkswagen marked the 65th anniversary of … Read more

Top 10 Most Fuel Efficient Cars of 2016

2016 Toyota Prius Four

What are the most fuel-efficient vehicles of 2016? Our list excludes electric and plug-in electric hybrid vehicles, and features 10 models each averaging a combined 40 mpg. With gas prices at or near the lowest levels we have seen this century, fuel efficiency concerns have been placed on a back … Read more

Tesla Owners Gripe Over Supercharger Abuse Warning

Tesla owners are a unique lot as they have the privilege of driving an extended-range electric vehicle in addition to having access to free supercharging stations across the country, indeed around the world. Those stations are typically located in shopping centers near major highways connecting cities. Last week, Tesla Motors … Read more

Nissan Charging: Free Electric for Leaf Owners

Nissan program to cover up to 25 cities in 2015. Nissan has been having moderate success with its Leaf electric vehicle. Those sales are not approaching the 150,000 annual unit capacity that its Tennessee plant provides, but it is making progress. To date, more than 120,000 Leafs have been sold … Read more

Why the Honda Insight Failed the First Time

2013 Honda Insight

  Note: The Honda Insight returned for the 2019 model year. For the second time in its brief history the Honda Insight is being pulled from the US market. And this time it may be gone for good. The Insight, like the Toyota Prius, is a dedicated hybrid. That means … Read more