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autoevolution's EV Month

Enough time has passed since the arrival of the electric vehicle for the masses for all of us to know these things are not going away. Especially now, when the majority of carmakers around the world not only have one or two electric cars in their lineups, but have also pledged to make a complete switch to this type of propulsion in the coming decades.

The road from world's first mass-produced hybrid, the Toyota Prius, to the wealth of pure battery-electric machines currently available was not easy. It’s also far from over, this road, as all the great pieces of wonderful engineering currently moving on it are just the tip of the iceberg.

The topic of EVs is enough in itself to generate tons of discussions. From new car launches to advancements in battery technology, the world is buzzing electric. To such an extent, in fact, that we here at autoevolution decided to focus on that for the coming month.

March is thus dubbed EV Month by our crew of writers, a time to celebrate probably the most profound transformation of the automotive industry since, well, forever.

Editor's note: This special feature by autoevolution was not sponsored or supported by a third-party.
Doug DeMuro Thinks the 2022 Tesla Model X Plaid Is Damn Fast, Drops the Ball in Handling
Doug DeMuro Thinks the 2022 Tesla Model X Plaid Is Damn Fast, Drops the Ball in Handling

26 Mar 2022, 15:50 UTC / The 2022 Tesla Model X Plaid makes an ideal family cart, but on the drag strip its fast enough to say bye-bye to a top-tier supercar

 
Ford's Drift Mode Might Come Back, Here's the Patent for It
Ford's Drift Mode Might Come Back, Here's the Patent for It

26 Mar 2022, 01:53 UTC / Ford hasn’t forgotten its RS fans, apparently! While the company is keen on making as many trucks as possible, Drift Mode is also going to make a comeback

 
Tesla Has to Buy Back Model 3 in Germany Due to Unreliable FSD Equivalent
Tesla Has to Buy Back Model 3 in Germany Due to Unreliable FSD Equivalent

25 Mar 2022, 20:38 UTC / The Tesla client complained that his car drove “like a drunk novice driver,” making the ADAS (advanced driver-assistance system) defective

 
Electric Muscle Cars: Blasphemous, or an Inevitability?
Electric Muscle Cars: Blasphemous, or an Inevitability?

25 Mar 2022, 19:33 UTC / Some argue that an electric car with a motor using the same principles as a food blender or an RC Baja truck has no business under the hood of a muscle car

 
2024 Audi RS Q6 e-tron Spied for the First Time, Has a Few Tricks up Its Sleeve
2024 Audi RS Q6 e-tron Spied for the First Time, Has a Few Tricks up Its Sleeve

25 Mar 2022, 11:35 UTC / Audi is working on a performance version of one of its upcoming electric SUVs. The resulting model would be called RS Q6 e-tron, sources claim

 
Tesla Sells Customer an Undrivable Model Y Due to ICE Failure
Tesla Sells Customer an Undrivable Model Y Due to ICE Failure

25 Mar 2022, 08:13 UTC / A Tesla customer tried to get help from Elon Musk replying to one of his jokes on Twitter: the only screen in his car failed to work two days after delivery

 
Kalashnikov UV-4: An All-Electric Taxi Designed by a Russian Military Tech Company
Kalashnikov UV-4: An All-Electric Taxi Designed by a Russian Military Tech Company

25 Mar 2022, 01:23 UTC / If the Kalashnikov CV-1 electric passenger we featured a short time ago is anything to go by, the company set their expectations a bit lower with the UV-4.

 
2023 BMW iX M60 Configurator Is Up in the U.S., We Built Our Own
2023 BMW iX M60 Configurator Is Up in the U.S., We Built Our Own

24 Mar 2022, 23:42 UTC / BMW iX M60 can now be customized using the company’s web platform. There are a lot of options from which you can choose, but get ready for a hefty price tag

 
Einride and Maersk Close a Five-Year Deal, 300 Electric Trucks Will Start Hauling Cargo
Einride and Maersk Close a Five-Year Deal, 300 Electric Trucks Will Start Hauling Cargo

24 Mar 2022, 18:48 UTC / Global shipping giant Maersk and Swedish tech company Einride struck the deal of the year when it comes to lowering the carbon footprint of road freighting

 
Did You Know That the ID. Buzz’s Ancestor Was Also Electrified Half of Century Ago?
Did You Know That the ID. Buzz’s Ancestor Was Also Electrified Half of Century Ago?

24 Mar 2022, 15:41 UTC / During the 1970s, Volkswagen created a fully-electric T2 Bus that went from experimental vehicle to a limited production run

 
Jefferies: Tesla Accumulates Cash at a Faster Pace Than Its Ability To Grow Physically
Jefferies: Tesla Accumulates Cash at a Faster Pace Than Its Ability To Grow Physically

24 Mar 2022, 15:22 UTC / Jefferies analyst Philippe Houchois considers that Tesla will continue to dominate the EV market, and that is before Elon Musk details his Master Plan Part 3

 
Ford Mustang Mach-E Glass Roof Recall Takes Six Months to Reach Europe
Ford Mustang Mach-E Glass Roof Recall Takes Six Months to Reach Europe

24 Mar 2022, 13:54 UTC / The recall has only been informed to German authorities on March 17. In Canada, the defect was reported on September 15, 2021

 
Interview: Bosch Is Holding No Punches in Shaping the Future of the E-Bike Industry
Interview: Bosch Is Holding No Punches in Shaping the Future of the E-Bike Industry

24 Mar 2022, 13:00 UTC / In an e-mail interview, autoevolution asked Claudia Wasko, VP of Bosch eBike Systems Americas, what the future of the famed bicycle may look like

 
In 1899, This Torpedo-Shaped EV Became the First Car To Hit 100 KPH
In 1899, This Torpedo-Shaped EV Became the First Car To Hit 100 KPH

24 Mar 2022, 12:53 UTC / The world's first purpose-built land speed race car, the all-electric La Jamais Contente, was the first automobile to exceed 100 kph

 
Unofficial Audi A5 Coupe EV Draft Takes e-tron Brand to Sleek Two-Door Territory
Unofficial Audi A5 Coupe EV Draft Takes e-tron Brand to Sleek Two-Door Territory

24 Mar 2022, 10:06 UTC / The virtual artist better known as “X-Tomi Design” on social media has quickly imagined a sportier derivative of the second Audi A6 e-tron concept

 
Apollo's New City E-Scooter Boasts Indestructible, Self-Healing Tires That Fear No Nail
Apollo's New City E-Scooter Boasts Indestructible, Self-Healing Tires That Fear No Nail

24 Mar 2022, 09:42 UTC / Canadian e-scooter manufacturer Apollo launched its redesigned version of the City electric two-wheeler and it is now available to order

 
Lucid's DreamDrive Pro Uses Nvidia Brains for AVs, Here's How It Works
Lucid's DreamDrive Pro Uses Nvidia Brains for AVs, Here's How It Works

23 Mar 2022, 21:08 UTC / Nvidia’s GPU Technology Conference (GTC) marked a momentous occasion for the California-based company as Lucid confirmed it uses the Drive Hyperion technology

 
Stellantis Keeps Improving Battery Production Capacity With LGES and ACC
Stellantis Keeps Improving Battery Production Capacity With LGES and ACC

23 Mar 2022, 20:10 UTC / The carmaker plans to have a 45-GWh/year cell plant in Canada with LGES and a 40-GWh-year factory in Italy with ACC to achieve 120 GWh in Europe by 2030

 
Kalashnikov CV-1: An EV Designed By Russians, Disappeared Without a Trace
Kalashnikov CV-1: An EV Designed By Russians, Disappeared Without a Trace

23 Mar 2022, 17:42 UTC / Until 2013, the company that bears the Kalashnikov Group name today was known as the Izhevsk Machine-Building Plant based in the Udmurtia region of Russia.

 
First Big Bank To Cut Funding for New Fossil Fuel Projects Is European, of Course
First Big Bank To Cut Funding for New Fossil Fuel Projects Is European, of Course

23 Mar 2022, 17:25 UTC / High gas prices keep popping up almost everywhere, but big banks intend to keep their promise on tackling climate change. Now Europe gets a head start