Why the Polestar O2 electric car going into production is a very big deal
As the race for supremacy in electric roadsters continues, Tesla-rival Polestar lays down a new marker by announcing its entry will be available in 2026. Here’s what we know so far
BMW iX Semi-Autonomous EV Swerves Into Oncoming Traffic in Germany
Local police and BMW are investigating the incident which killed one person and seriously injured nine others.
Here are 14 electric vehicles that might qualify for new tax breaks under the climate bill
Some electric cars, SUVs, and trucks may qualify for $7,500 tax credits under the climate bill President Biden is expected to sign though many won’t.
BMW and Toyota to partner on hydrogen fuel cell vehicles - TechCrunch
The U.S. network of public hydrogen stations is concentrated in California and not yet developed for mass adoption
These pole-mounted EV chargers let down their joules
Up to 70 percent cheaper to deploy.
Everything you need to know about EV tax credits and the Inflation Reduction Act
The Inflation Reduction Act is poised to make big changes to the way the federal government incentivizes people to buy electric vehicles.
Outrageous-Looking EV Claims to Be Twice as Efficient as a Tesla
The YouTube channel “Fully Charged” recently got a thorough tour of the Gamma, a crazy-looking, solar-powered vehicle that is extremely efficient.
Is Your Car Key Fob Vulnerable to This Simple Replay Attack?
At Black Hat 2022, security researchers show they can unlock some vehicles by replaying old key fob commands. It’s not supposed to be this easy.
Ford is almost ready to take new F-150 Lightning orders - with a $7,000 price hike
F-150 Lightning orders reopen this week with new pricing.
Lucid unveils new "Stealth Look" for its luxury electric Air sedan
The new trim package includes 35 updated design cues.
EV maker Nikola beats revenue estimates on higher deliveries
Nikola Corp exceeded market estimates for quarterly revenue on Thursday as the electric-vehicle maker delivered more semi trucks after a production ramp-up, sending its shares 6% higher in trading before the bell.
Next-Generation Audi RS6 Will Be a Plug-In Hybrid, Report Says
The PHEV will be the last RS6 to use an internal combustion engine.
Toyota's bZ4X EV is so broken that it's now offering full buybacks
Following a major recall in which wheels fell off of some vehicles, Toyota is now willing to fully refund your bZ4X purchase.
Chip makers have a message for car makers: Your turn to pay
‘War room operations’ to manage chip shortages are becoming embedded features of vehicle development, say executives.
GM?s Super Cruise will cover 400,000 miles of roads in North America, doubling coverage
GM says it is basically doubling coverage for Super Cruise.
McLaren's newest supercar will have your hair blowing in the wind in 11 seconds
The vehicle starts at $380,500. The supercar will do 0 to 60 in 2.7 seconds, and the convertible top can do its thing in just 11.
Lamborghini to 'wait and see' on EVs - TechCrunch
Parent company Volkswagen Group may be investing more than $100 billion in bringing electric vehicles to market, but its supercar brand Lamborghini isn’t sold. The niche automaker is awaiting direction from the European ?
This Mercedes EV is a moonshot machine that can travel 621 miles on a single charge
Here’s how a very aerodynamic concept car can go so far on one charge of its battery pack. Plus, what it is like to drive.
Goodbye to the BMW i3-an Icon of the 21st Century
A seminal EV has come to the end of its life. Yet it’s never looked better, or more relevant.
Tesla on Autopilot Kills Motorcyclist
A motorcyclist in Utah was killed over the weekend after a Tesla driver crashed into him from the back – while the car’s Autopilot system was turned on.
Mercedes Drive Pilot test drive: smoother than most humans | Digital Trends
Mercedes-Benz Drive Pilot reaches a new level of sophistication for driver-assist systems. We hit the track to see what it can do.
Volvo Brings Apple CarPlay to Android Automotive-Powered Cars
Given the popularity of smartphone mirroring, this is a pretty major over-the-air update.
Mini showed off a funky, futuristic electric SUV with a circular touchscreen and a projector - see the Aceman
Mini previewed an electric SUV with a colorful, quirky interior and futuristic style. See inside the Aceman.
Chip crunch easing could weigh on pricing power, Tavares says
A slow but steady improvement in the chip supply situation over the next year will eventually limit automakers’ pricing power that has been boosting earnings across the industry in recent quarters, Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares said on Thursday.
You won't be confused about electric vehicle charging after reading this
Charging an EV is not nearly as complicated as people think.
New Tesla Orders Moving to Subscription for Navigation
The automaker nixes free lifetime Standard Connectivity for new orders, requiring a subscription to keep features like navigation working for the long haul.
Tesla Cuts Car's Range By 30%, Demands $4,500 to Get It Back
A person who bought a used 2013 Model S is now being charged $4,500 to unlock the full range of the vehicle, according to a now-viral Twitter thread.
Safety regulators are investigating a crash involving a Tesla Model 3 on Autopilot that killed a motorcyclist in Utah, reports say
The special investigation comes weeks after the NHTSA expanded a probe into the autopilot system 830,000 Tesla vehicles.
Audi's digital matrix headlights: do they work?
CAR magazine UK explores Audi’s new 2022 digital matrix headlights: does the tech work?
BMW's Heated Seats as a Service Model Has Drivers Seeking Hacks
Connected car companies now charge owners to use physical hardware they already bought-but some are pushing back.
Tesla cars will soon play Steam games claims Elon Musk
Elon Musk wants to add Steam integration into Tesla cars as early as August, but he hasn’t explained how or why.
Here's our first full look at the Cadillac Celestiq ultra-luxury electric sedan
The Celestiq is expected to sell for around $300,000.
Analysis: 'Unknowns' delay Tesla's ramp-up of its own cutting-edge batteries
Tesla Inc is falling short of CEO Elon Musk’s target to make its own next-generation batteries, sparking questions over the top electric car maker’s ability to maintain its blistering expansion of auto production next year and beyond.
Tesla Drives 200,000 Miles, Only Loses Ten Percent of Battery Capacity
YouTubers at Out of Spec Reviews claim that an enthusiast’s Tesla Model X has only lost 10 percnet of its battery capacity after 200,000 miles.
Ford will add iron phosphate battery options for Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightning
Tesla uses the LFP battery tech in its standard range EVs.
Hyundai's mini EV will cost just $20K, release in Europe only
That budget price point is a serious selling point, but Hyundai didn’t say if its mini EV is coming to the U.S.
'Isn't it slow?' and other questions EV owners are tired of
‘Do you avoid long journeys now?’ is another common query, poll finds
Porsche Taycans will charge faster and go farther with latest update | Engadget
Porsche is releasing a comprehensive dealer-installed update to its sporty Taycan EV..
Family Annoyed When Replacement Batteries Cost More Than Electric Car
Sales for EVs are at a record high. But, as one family in St. Petersburg, FL, found out, so are the costs of replacing their batteries.
Volkswagen to develop new semiconductor with STMicro amid chip crunch
Germany’s Volkswagen and Franco-Italian chipmaker STMicroelectronics will co-develop a new semiconductor amid a global microchip crunch that has strained the car industry’s supply chain, the companies said on Wednesday.
Should You Buy an Electric Car Now or Wait for New Battery Tech? - Video
Solid state batteries seem like a bet that’s close to paying off.
Musk says Tesla could lower car prices if inflation slows
Tesla Inc Chief Executive Officer Elon Musk said on Friday the electric automaker could lower prices for cars if inflation calms down.
Nissan's Qashqai e-POWER bridges the gap for EV waverers
You want to switch to an electric vehicle but you are not quite ready. Here’s a new model which might be the answer
Take a look at Hyundai's electric and hydrogen N concepts | Engadget
Hundai has unveiled two new concept vehicles under the Ioniq N performance brand (“N” for “Never Just Drive”), that take that design theme even farther..
Nissan Leaf, EV pioneer and sales dud, is reportedly on the chopping block
The first mass-market EV has also been a sales dud.
Hyundai's first EV sedan is the futuristic Ioniq 6 | Engadget
Hyundai Motor Group has officially unveiled the Ioniq 6, a streamlined sedan that offers an estimated 610km (380 mile) range and an intelligent interior that George Jetson would mistake for magic..
The future of cars is a subscription nightmare
Most customers hate having to pay recurring fees.
Ford, SK On finalize U.S. EV battery joint venture
Ford Motor Co and South Korean battery maker SK On Co along with its subsidiary on Thursday finalized setting up a joint venture for building and operating battery production facilities in the United States.
GM announces plans to build 'coast-to-coast' network of 2,000 EV chargers at truck stops
GM will invest $750 million on EV charging infrastructure.
BMW criticised for putting heated seats behind a paywall
The hardware for the features advertised on BMW’s ConnectedDrive store must already be installed in the vehicles during production – but drivers have to pay extra to turn them on.