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How Scout Motors plans to bring rugged, retro cred to the EV era

“We’re operating out of everywhere,” Scott Keogh said with a laugh in his first interview as CEO of Scout Motors, the American EV upstart spun out of VW Group. While most established

VW-backed Scout Motors to build $2B factory in South Carolina

Scout Motors, the VW Group spinoff taking aim at the U.S. market with rugged all-electric vehicles, is deepening its investment with plans to build a $2 billion factory capable of producing 200,000 EV

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQE is EV perfection in a humdrum shell

The all-electric Mercedes-Benz EQS is among the most sublime cars on the road right now, an understated exterior wrapped around a sumptuous interior, featuring all the niceties you’d expect from

Why the time is right for a Mercedes-Benz charging network

When your Rolex is due for servicing, you’ll probably take the time to take it to a specialty service center. Likewise, you’re not going to trust the repair of the crimson soles of your Lo

Finding Vegas VR nirvana in the backseat of a ’67 DeVille at CES 2023

Being driven around the gridlocked-streets of Las Vegas during CES can be nauseating — at the best of times. But doing so with a virtual reality headset blocking your view? Certainly, it’s a 

Porsche pumps first synthetic fuel as Chilean plant finally starts producing

After years of promises and millions in investments, Porsche today pumped the first gallons of its fully synthetic fuel into a car. That car? A 911, of course. Porsche has been talking about eFuels si

Here’s how Audi Q4 50 E-Tron stacks up against the Tesla Model Y

After many delays, Audi has a new E-Tron on the market. It’s the Q4, a little SUV based on the same MEB platform that sits beneath the Volkswagen ID.4’s skin. That means a similar layout a

How Volvo is leaning on software to drive its next great safety revolution

Volvo is one of those brands with a core identity so firmly cemented that no amount of marketing can counter it. Volvo is safety first. Even if you don’t know the details of their involvement wi