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Dream Time: Would You Buy an Ioniq N Coupe, an Electric LFA, or a Four-Seat Bugatti EV?
Dream Time: Would You Buy an Ioniq N Coupe, an Electric LFA, or a Four-Seat Bugatti EV?

22 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / This week was quite odd and devoid of major/interesting novelties as automakers prepare for Tokyo's JMS and North America's Los Angeles Auto Show

 
Five Reasons To Ditch the Dacia Spring for a Citroen E-C3, and the One Reason Why I Won't
Five Reasons To Ditch the Dacia Spring for a Citroen E-C3, and the One Reason Why I Won't

22 Oct 2023, 11:43 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / It was just a matter of time for the most affordable electric car in Europe to be challenged by new competitors. But the Spring is still a good value EV

 
I Think JAMA Did a Good Thing Retconning Tokyo's Motor Show Into a Japan Mobility Show
I Think JAMA Did a Good Thing Retconning Tokyo's Motor Show Into a Japan Mobility Show

21 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Hosted by the Japan Automobile Manufacturers Association (JAMA), a legendary biennial auto show is held during the fall at the Tokyo Big Sight, Tokyo, Japan

 
Will Tesla Ever Learn? New FSD Beta Clip, Same Old Questionable Antics
Will Tesla Ever Learn? New FSD Beta Clip, Same Old Questionable Antics

19 Oct 2023, 14:36 UTC · By: Vlad Mitrache / Musk's company sure is making it hard for those who feel the FSD Beta can become a public hazard in the hands of the less responsible to like it

 
ICE for REx: Mazda Missed Chance to Establish Rotary Engines as Range Extender Standard
ICE for REx: Mazda Missed Chance to Establish Rotary Engines as Range Extender Standard

18 Oct 2023, 09:53 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Developing a new engine concept to make it more efficient than the current ones was a good call, but Mazda just did not deliver many advantages with it.

 
EV Charging Could Bring Power Grids to Their Knees, Is Nuclear Energy the Answer?
EV Charging Could Bring Power Grids to Their Knees, Is Nuclear Energy the Answer?

16 Oct 2023, 02:12 UTC · By: Benny Kirk / To understand why roads choked with electric cars might bode well for nuclear energy, we need to understand just how much power a fully-EV grid would require.

 
Tesla Model 3 and Y Beware: Legacy Automakers Are Biting Back… Soon
Tesla Model 3 and Y Beware: Legacy Automakers Are Biting Back… Soon

15 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Tesla is everyone's darling if you treasure the novel EV lifestyle, and while its models and policies may not be for everyone, they're an example to follow

 
Who's Little, Not So Cute, and Afraid of the Tesla Boogeyman? Why, It's the BMW iX2!
Who's Little, Not So Cute, and Afraid of the Tesla Boogeyman? Why, It's the BMW iX2!

14 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Europe is getting a quartet of powertrain options from the second-generation BMW X2, including the all-new iX2 variant, and Australia already knows the MSRPs

 
Will Stockholm, the First City To Ban Both Gasoline and Diesel Cars, Set a Global Trend?
Will Stockholm, the First City To Ban Both Gasoline and Diesel Cars, Set a Global Trend?

14 Oct 2023, 10:12 UTC · By: Oraan Marc / Sweden's capital, Greta Thunberg's hometown, intends to impose a first-of-its-kind ban starting in 2025. That sounds like a recipe for making ICE cars futile

 
Forget The Tesla Model 2, How About a Tesla Model 1?
Forget The Tesla Model 2, How About a Tesla Model 1?

13 Oct 2023, 16:34 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / Elon Musk has been teasing a more mainstream, less expensive Tesla for years, but now it seems it can't come soon enough.

 
Can You Really Say From Which Country a Car Company Is Anymore?
Can You Really Say From Which Country a Car Company Is Anymore?

11 Oct 2023, 07:58 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / Is Polestar really Swedish? What about Lotus being British? Is Tesla American? These questions show how the fictions we use are fragile.

 
An Ode to the Unsung Heroes of the Internal Combustion Engine, the Horses
An Ode to the Unsung Heroes of the Internal Combustion Engine, the Horses

10 Oct 2023, 16:39 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / As we transition toward an all-electric future, the most die-hard ICE fans will be left without their object of infatuation

 
BEV Price Reductions Should Condemn the Electrification Shift
BEV Price Reductions Should Condemn the Electrification Shift

10 Oct 2023, 10:18 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / People fail to see that these movements will make unprofitable cars even more of a bottomless pit for investments. Sane companies will give up before they die.

 
Takata Redux? A New Gigantic Airbag Recall Could Impact Over 50 Million Cars
Takata Redux? A New Gigantic Airbag Recall Could Impact Over 50 Million Cars

9 Oct 2023, 21:16 UTC · By: Alex Oagana / Next year could bring the second-largest automotive recall in history, and, believe it or not, it is once again about exploding airbags

 
Everyone Got BMW's Heated Seats Subscription Wrong
Everyone Got BMW's Heated Seats Subscription Wrong

8 Oct 2023, 17:43 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / Automakers are struggling to create an after-sales digital market. But BMW really did not deserve all this heat for its effort to help customers out

 
The EV Crossover Wars Are Heating Up, and Tesla May Have Delivered a Knockout Blow
The EV Crossover Wars Are Heating Up, and Tesla May Have Delivered a Knockout Blow

8 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / The Tesla Model Y RWD is back on the US market with an LFP battery and updated pricing, but it's not lacking competition from above and below

 
I Think Toyota Has Finally Evolved Past Its Boring Yet Reliable Image in America
I Think Toyota Has Finally Evolved Past Its Boring Yet Reliable Image in America

7 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / While the Japanese automaker wasn't first in terms of sales after the first six months of the year, it will certainly finish on top when counting the models

 
Why I'd Lease and Not Buy the New Lucid Air Pure RWD, Despite the High Cost
Why I'd Lease and Not Buy the New Lucid Air Pure RWD, Despite the High Cost

6 Oct 2023, 14:28 UTC · By: Florin Amariei / We've been closely following Lucid's moves, and the Pure RWD is proof that the brand is bent on surviving in this complicated auto market

 
Kia's 2024 EV9 Sounds Like a Great Three-Row EV Crossover, Bar the Competition
Kia's 2024 EV9 Sounds Like a Great Three-Row EV Crossover, Bar the Competition

1 Oct 2023, 15:00 UTC · By: Aurel Niculescu / Kia's first three-row SUV with no local emissions started its life as a concept back in late 2021. Now, at long last, the production variant is about to drop

 
Are BEVs Really Winning?
Are BEVs Really Winning?

30 Sep 2023, 17:43 UTC · By: Gustavo Henrique Ruffo / A recent article from Bloomberg got me thinking, and the truth is that winning is a pretty relative concept, particularly in the automotive world.