electric vehicles

Washington could be the next state to require Tesla charging standard

Washington state plans to require companies to support Tesla’s electric vehicle charging plug in order to tap into federal funds. The pending rule is the latest domino to fall in favor of the au

Fisker to enter China’s hotly contested EV market with local production plans

Fisker, the electric carmaker founded by the Danish auto designer Henrik Fisker, is gearing up to enter the Chinese market where competition is increasingly cut-throat, following in the footsteps of a

BYD is overtaking Tesla, but its EV dream skips the US for now

A Chinese electric vehicle brand that’s rarely spotted in the U.S. is quickly catching up to Tesla’s dominance of the global EV market. BYD, which started in Shenzhen 28 years ago, deliver

EVs are going backward

We are moving in the wrong direction: Bigger and more expensive means that EV ownership is becoming less accessible not more so.

The 2024 Polestar 2 features more power and range

Polestar today announced the US pricing and availability of the 2024 Polestar 2, which features significant upgrades to its power and range, along with styling changes and interior improvements. The b

Nio said not to join China’s EV price war. Now it’s cutting $4K across all models

Nio, one of China’s homegrown Tesla challengers, has slashed the prices of all its models by 30,000 yuan ($4,200), the NYSE-listed premium electric vehicle upstart announced on Monday. The news

Shell Recharge security lapse exposed EV drivers’ data

Oil giant Shell said it is investigating after a security researcher found an exposed internal database spilling the personal information of drivers who use the company’s electric vehicle chargi

GM follows Ford’s lead and adopts Tesla chargers

General Motors will integrate Tesla’s electric vehicle charging standard in its future EVs, CEO Mary Barra said Thursday during a Twitter Spaces with Tesla CEO Elon Musk. The agreement between t

Indian EV two-wheeler startup River raises $15M led by Dubai’s Al Futtaim Group

River, an Indian EV startup that introduced its first two-wheeler in February, has raised $15 million in a funding round led by Dubai’s Al Futtaim Group. With today’s funding round, the st

Tesla says all new Model 3s now qualify for full $7,500 tax credit

All new Tesla Model 3 vehicles will now qualify for the full $7,500 federal EV tax credit, according to a change in Tesla’s website and updated information by the U.S. government. The EV tax cre

Inside Volkswagen’s big ID.Buzz bet

Volkswagen is betting big on the upcoming ID.Buzz electric van. With availability of the vehicle still a year out, the automaker is counting on years of pent-up anticipation to not only sell the bus s

Volkswagen targets cool with a new American-sized ID.Buzz

It’s been far too long and yet you’re going to have to wait a bit longer. After years of impatient waiting, the U.S. version of the Volkswagen ID.Buzz finally made its debut Thursday in Hu

Toyota adds $2.1B to its US battery factory expansion plans

Toyota will spend an additional $2.1 billion to build a new battery plant in North Carolina, the latest sign that the automaker is attempting to catch up with an industry that has embraced the move to

The 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV adds practicality to big-time electric luxury

When it comes to the calm, cosseting feeling of luxury, it’s hard to imagine any better powertrain than something electric. And, when it comes to electric luxury, Mercedes-Benz is on a roll. The

Volvo’s new small EV tries to optimize space with Scandinavian design

Volvo is continuing to drip-feed more information about its upcoming electric Volvo EX30 small SUV. Last week the automaker promised the new EV would have the smallest carbon footprint of any previous

What is this? A car for ants? Volvo hypes EX30’s ‘smaller’ CO2 footprint

Volvo is back with new details on its forthcoming EX30 electric SUV. This time, the Swedish automaker is talking up the vehicle’s carbon footprint, claiming it is smaller “than any Volvo c

Ford to keep AM radio in cars after pressure from lawmakers

Ford has reversed its decision to build new vehicles without AM radio after pressure from lawmakers. CEO Jim Farley wrote in posts on Twitter and LinkedIn Tuesday that AM radio will be included on all

Cadillac to unveil the all-electric Escalade IQ in late 2023

General Motors today announced it will unveil an all-electric version of the Escalade later this year. It’s called the Escalade IQ, which follows the same name scheme used by the rest of the Cad

Hyundai Motor to invest $2.45B in India by 2032 to boost EV ecosystem

Hyundai Motor has announced that it plans to invest $2.45 billion (200 billion Indian rupees) over the next 10 years in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu to bolster its plans for electric vehicl

EV maker Rivian narrows losses in Q1, beats on revenue

Rivian may still be burning through cash, but it has managed to narrow losses and generate more revenue as the automaker sells more of its EVs while paring down costs. Rivian reported Tuesday $661 mil
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