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NHTSA To Investigate Tesla Over Suspension Issues

Tesla Model X
More than 115,000 vehicles are involved in the probe. Evaluation includes 2015-2017 Model S and 2016-2017 Model X vehicles. So far, 43 complaints have been filed. Up to 115,000 Tesla Model S and Model X are being investigated by the NHTSA for front suspension...

EVs Need To Travel More 50,000 Miles To Match ICE Carbon Footprint: Report

2018 Chevrolet Bolt | Photo: Olivier Delorme
Building EVs still produces far more CO2 than building internal combustion engine vehicles. Manufacturing Lithium-Ion batteries is especially energy-intensive. The debate as to whether or not driving electric vehicles is truly the best way to reduce our collective carbon footprint is not new and...

Volkswagen Planning For A Small Affordable EV For The Masses

Pricing expected in the $24,000-30,000 range. No dates for the car as of yet. No details on the powertrain either. Electric vehicle models are steadily growing in numbers but for the moment, a truly inexpensive and accessible car is still out of reach. With...

Lucid Air Pure Base Model Arrives In Early 2022

It will be priced from $77,400 before Federal tax credit. Lucid’s configurator is live and taking reservations. Lucid has revealed the name of its luxurious Air sedan’s base trim: Pure. It’s a fitting name as the car, even in its most basic form, is...

2021 Volkswagen ID.4 Earns EPA-Estimated 250-mile Range

This is for the ID.4 1st Edition and ID.4 Pro 82 kWh rear-wheel-drive models. Pricing in the US starts at $39,995 for the ID.4 Pro. ID.4 includes no-cost 3 years of fast charging with Electrify America. The hotly-anticipated 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 was expected to trickle...

Taiga Electric Snowmobile Drag Races Tesla Model S… And Wins

Taiga vs Tesla
Taiga snowmobiles was founded in Quebec in 2015 The entire snowmobile uses components built from scratch It has 140 km/h of range (88 miles) and reaches 100 km/h (62 mph) in under 3.0 seconds The EV movement isn't restricted to electric vehicles. There are...

Tesla Once Again Hinting At A Hatchback For Europe

Tesla Store Moving Online
This was said during a European battery conference. Smaller Tesla cars will be made at the new Berlin factory. Tesla’s stocks are currently on fire. Tesla is once again all over the news as stock prices continue to skyrocket, making the CEO, Elon Musk,...

Plug-In Hybrids Emit Higher Emissions Than Advertised – Incentives Should Be Cut

2021 Mitsubishi Outlander
A European climate group is calling for an end to subsidies. The issue is simple: they have an internal combustion engine. Some have disagreed with the premise behind plug-in hybrid vehicles from the onset. The reason stems mostly from the typically limited 40-km EV...

Audi Q5 e-tron And Porsche Macan EV To Launch In 2022

The Volkswagen Group has confirmed this in an investor document. Both will be major EV players for their respective brands. These are only two of the numerous EVs coming in 2022. Volkswagen’s done quite a turn-around in the five years since #dieselgate. Very quickly,...

2025 Mercedes-AMG GLR: A Mercedes-Benz Electric SUV With AMG DNA

The GLR would be a battery-powered hyper SUV. It would top Mercedes-Benz’s growing EQ range. Part GLE Coupe, part AMG GT-R, all-electric power. Mercedes-Benz has invested considerable effort in creating its EQ family of electric vehicles. Many of them are rather sensible, some commercial,...