GM Begins Production of Cadillac Lyriq EV

Cadillac Lyriq

Updated May 16, 2022, to reflect EPA-estimated range, pricing, and incentives. The Cadillac marque has gallantly served as GM’s luxury label for decades, known best for its big V8 engines powering humongous sedans and SUVs. Although only one V8 models survives, the Cadillac Escalade, this brand’s cachet still harnesses performance … Read more

The Toyota bZ4X BEV Rolls Out Spring 2022

Toyota bZ4X

An all-new electric vehicle model is on the way, with a spring 2022 arrival set. Dubbed the Toyota bZ4X, the latest vehicle joins a long list of electrified Toyota models. It is the first of a new line of fully electric vehicles slated for the North American and global markets, … Read more

It’s Electric: Introducing the Genesis GV60

Genesis GV60

The GV60 is the first electric-dedicated Genesis model. Five years after introducing its first model, the Genesis brand is ready to move on to its sixth. Three sedans followed by two SUVs have put Hyundai’s luxury marque on solid footing. We knew the sixth model would be electric and that’s … Read more

About the 2021 Lordstown Endurance

Lordstown Endurance

An electric truck that’s not from Rivian or Tesla. Pickup trucks remain a lucrative market for key manufacturers, whose profits drive these businesses and allow them to invest in other technologies, including vehicle electrification. GM and Ford are taking some of the profits culled from the Chevrolet Silverado and Ford … Read more

Amped Up With a 2018 Nissan Leaf

Second-generation Nissan Leaf takes a big leap forward. How do you improve the world’s most popular electric car? For starters, you rethink everything, from exterior styling to interior comfort as well as from charging to acceleration and beyond. That’s exactly what Nissan has done with the 2018 Leaf, a four-door … Read more

4 Lesser Known Facts About the Tesla Model X

The Tesla Model X is a 7-passenger, all-electric sport utility vehicle and has already been deemed the fastest (and cleanest) SUV on the planet. This second model from Tesla Motors (third if you count the limited production/availability Tesla Roadster) was introduced in late September and has promptly gone on sale. … Read more

Tesla Model X Unveiled and Explored

The Tesla Model X is here and this electric vehicle manufacturer has once again thrown down the gauntlet in front of luxury manufacturers the world over. The first SUVs have already been delivered to six eagerly awaiting customers. Three and one-half years is a long time to wait for a … Read more

Chevrolet Bolt Concept to Production Reality?

At the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this past Jan., General Motors took the wraps off of a concept vehicle called the Chevrolet Bolt. Unlike the Chevy Volt, a plug-in hybrid electric vehicle, the Bolt is a pure electric vehicle and one with a projected 200-mile range. Chevrolet … Read more

Global Debut: BMW i3 EV

BMW has rethrown its hat into the electric vehicle ring, by introducing to the world its all-new i3 model. On Monday, the German car manufacturer simultaneously introduced the car at events in Beijing, London and New York, representing three important markets where the car will be sold. Its North American … Read more

Priced to Lease: Chevrolet Spark EV

The electric vehicle market is a tiny one with most manufacturers having a stake in the game. For GM, its first pure electric vehicle is its Chevrolet Spark EV, a microcar built in South Korea and also sold separately with a gasoline engine. Last week, GM announced pricing and leasing … Read more

Chevrolet Volt Sales Surge, But Fall Short

Chevrolet Volt sales tripled in 2012, but that increase still fell far short of the 35,000 to 40,000 units GM had said that its plug-in hybrid electric vehicle would sell for the 2012 calendar year. Yet, in a market where EV demand is still anemic, the Chevy Volt managed to … Read more

Tesla Motors Unveils Supercharger Network

EV maker seeks to eliminate range-anxiety completely. The problems with electric vehicles go beyond high prices and basically boil down to two significant issues: restricted range and long charging intervals. For commuters, an electric vehicle is an ideal option, but for everyone else EVs can be a major inconvenience. If … Read more