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This 1975 BMW EV Restomod Could Be the Best Bet for Classic Car Lovers
This 1975 BMW EV Restomod Could Be the Best Bet for Classic Car Lovers

12 Aug 2022, 13:33 UTC / Jerry Dhillon found an easy way of owning a classic car in London: giving a 1975 BMW 1602 an electric motor instead of the stock engine

 
If You Needed a Crystal Ball To Predict the Right Gear Changes, Genesis GV60 Has One
If You Needed a Crystal Ball To Predict the Right Gear Changes, Genesis GV60 Has One

11 Aug 2022, 14:01 UTC / The Genesis GV60 innovates luxury car design and replaces the gear selector with a revolving Crystal Sphere that knows ambient lighting too

 
Fisker Is Gearing Up To Put the Ocean SUV Into Production
Fisker Is Gearing Up To Put the Ocean SUV Into Production

11 Aug 2022, 13:12 UTC / With production set to begin on November 17, Fisker is putting the final touches and tweaks to get an Austrian-partnered contractor factory ready to roll

 
Watch BMW i3 Sedan Catch Fire During a Test Drive, Customer Probably Dodged a Bullet
Watch BMW i3 Sedan Catch Fire During a Test Drive, Customer Probably Dodged a Bullet

29 Jul 2022, 09:08 UTC / China-only BMW i3 Sedan caught fire during a test drive, tarnishing the EV reputation as the customer kept streaming the burning car on social media

 
Chevrolet Silverado EV Has 150,000 Reservations, Will Help GM Get to One Million EVs
Chevrolet Silverado EV Has 150,000 Reservations, Will Help GM Get to One Million EVs

28 Jul 2022, 16:16 UTC / General Motors announced that it had received 150,000 reservations for the Chevy Silverado EV, with 65% of reservations coming from customers new to the brand

 
Parts Shortages Lead to 6% Workforce Reduction, Restructuring at Rivian
Parts Shortages Lead to 6% Workforce Reduction, Restructuring at Rivian

28 Jul 2022, 05:31 UTC / The announcement of a 6% reduction in its workforce of 14,000 will not affect production at its Illinois manufacturing facility

 
GM's EV Ambitions Get Smaller by the Day, and Nobody Asks Mary Barra Why Is That
GM's EV Ambitions Get Smaller by the Day, and Nobody Asks Mary Barra Why Is That

27 Jul 2022, 16:13 UTC / Mary Barra announced that GM’s new goal is to reach one million EVs annual capacity in the U.S. by 2025, which makes it impossible to beat Tesla

 
New-Vehicle Prices Hit a Record-High in June, EVs Selling for $66,000 on Average
New-Vehicle Prices Hit a Record-High in June, EVs Selling for $66,000 on Average

27 Jul 2022, 14:45 UTC / The new-vehicle prices hit an all-time high in June, pushed by the strong luxury share and rampant inflation, reveals a Kelley Blue Book report

 
Germany To Lower EV Car Subsidies for Buyers Next Year; Then Nix Completely
Germany To Lower EV Car Subsidies for Buyers Next Year; Then Nix Completely

27 Jul 2022, 06:08 UTC / Germany's economy ministry cited the growing popularity of Electric vehicles as the reason behind phasing out the program beginning next year

 
One of the Very Few Toyota bZ4Xs in the U.S. Was Totaled After 1,360 Miles, Still Valuable
One of the Very Few Toyota bZ4Xs in the U.S. Was Totaled After 1,360 Miles, Still Valuable

25 Jul 2022, 14:41 UTC / A crashed Toyota bZ4X sells on Copart with only 1,360 miles on the odometer. Despite the damages, it’s still valued way above the MSRP

 
If We Want More EV Acceptance, Manufacturers Have to Think Small
If We Want More EV Acceptance, Manufacturers Have to Think Small

25 Jul 2022, 09:37 UTC / The push for electric vehicle acceptance needs more affordable grocery getters with zero emissions than high-powered EV monsters

 
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 FestEVal Invites You to Go Adventuring with Its Innovative Campsite Gear
Skoda Enyaq iV 80 FestEVal Invites You to Go Adventuring with Its Innovative Campsite Gear

25 Jul 2022, 08:08 UTC / The Enyaq iV 80 FestEVal is a one-off creation from Skoda UK, featuring camping gear such as a luxury roof tent and an extendable bed

 
Cadillac Celestiq EV Breaks Cover in Pre-Production Form as the Most Advanced Caddy Ever
Cadillac Celestiq EV Breaks Cover in Pre-Production Form as the Most Advanced Caddy Ever

22 Jul 2022, 14:56 UTC / The fully electric Cadillac Celestiq will be unveiled in production guise at a later date, as the carmaker’s most advanced-ever vehicle

 
First Groups of Rivian-Made Amazon Electric Delivery Vans Hit the Roads in the U.S.
First Groups of Rivian-Made Amazon Electric Delivery Vans Hit the Roads in the U.S.

22 Jul 2022, 08:41 UTC / A last-mile center in Chicago was the scene as Amazon unveiled the first group of electric delivery vans (EDV) made by Rivian to hit city streets

 
Ford Says It Has Secured 100% Battery Supplies to Meet Ambitious EV Goals
Ford Says It Has Secured 100% Battery Supplies to Meet Ambitious EV Goals

21 Jul 2022, 15:53 UTC / Ford expects the demand for its EVs to continually grow and reach a compound annual growth rate for EVs greater than 90% by 2026

 
Ford Develops Prototype Robot Charging Station for Disabled Drivers That Own EVs
Ford Develops Prototype Robot Charging Station for Disabled Drivers That Own EVs

21 Jul 2022, 11:20 UTC / This robot-operated charging station can be accessed via an app from inside an electric vehicle, allowing disabled drivers to stay in the car while charging

 
United States Postal Service Will Replace Aging Fleet With Electric Vehicles After all
United States Postal Service Will Replace Aging Fleet With Electric Vehicles After all

21 Jul 2022, 07:14 UTC / After four environmental groups and the UAW filed lawsuits against the agency for its plan to upgrade its fleet, the Postal Service reverses its course

 
CEO Mary Barra Still Thinks GM Can Beat Tesla, Narrows Down Claim to the U.S. Only
CEO Mary Barra Still Thinks GM Can Beat Tesla, Narrows Down Claim to the U.S. Only

19 Jul 2022, 10:38 UTC / GM CEO Mary Barra vowed to surpass Tesla as EV leader by 2025. In an interview with AP, Barra says she still thinks it’s possible but speaks of the U.S. only

 
Opener Blackfly: the Delightful eVTOL Personal Aircraft Coming To Hangars Near You
Opener Blackfly: the Delightful eVTOL Personal Aircraft Coming To Hangars Near You

16 Jul 2022, 16:47 UTC / The Opener Blackfly is one of the first legitimate attempts at bringing a mass-produced eVTOL personal transportation vehicle to the market.

 
Volkswagen Deep in Hot Water Over Software Woes, Key Flagship Models Delayed for Years
Volkswagen Deep in Hot Water Over Software Woes, Key Flagship Models Delayed for Years

16 Jul 2022, 00:32 UTC / Chronic problems at Volkswagen software subsidiary Cariad have delayed key flagship models from Porsche, Audi, and Bentley by at least three years