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Stories about: electric vehicles

1993 Honda City EV Conversion Paid for Itself, Was Built by a Granny
1993 Honda City EV Conversion Paid for Itself, Was Built by a Granny

29 May 2022, 10:49 UTC / Years ago, a woman in New Zealand took "built not bought" to a new level, and she converted a wrecked car into an EV herself. It runs off the grid, by the way

 
Tesla Might've Lost an Important Market Segment, New J.D. Power Study Shows
Tesla Might've Lost an Important Market Segment, New J.D. Power Study Shows

27 May 2022, 15:09 UTC / More Americans are “very likely” to buy an electric vehicle, thanks to the new electric trucks offered by the traditional carmakers

 
Drivers Are Less Likely to Crash When Driving a Tesla Than When Driving Other Cars: Study
Drivers Are Less Likely to Crash When Driving a Tesla Than When Driving Other Cars: Study

26 May 2022, 14:57 UTC / A recent study shows that drivers are safer when driving a Tesla than when driving another car. The opposite is valid for Porsche Taycan drivers

 
VW’s ID. Buzz EV Completed Countless Runs in Extreme Heat and Cold During Its Test Phase
VW’s ID. Buzz EV Completed Countless Runs in Extreme Heat and Cold During Its Test Phase

26 May 2022, 09:06 UTC / From icy Scandinavia to a dry and dusty Southern Italy, the VW ID. Buzz was put through its paces in some of the most extreme conditions possible

 
China Bracing Itself For Global Dominance in Electric Vehicle Market
China Bracing Itself For Global Dominance in Electric Vehicle Market

26 May 2022, 06:57 UTC / Tesla was the only foreign brand among the top 10 auto manufacturers in the country's NEV segment this year, China Passenger Car Association revealed

 
$5 Billion Clean School Program to Help Schools Ditch Diesel Buses for EV Alternatives
$5 Billion Clean School Program to Help Schools Ditch Diesel Buses for EV Alternatives

25 May 2022, 08:07 UTC / Low-income schools can apply for up to $375,000 in funding to replace old diesel school buses with zero-emission and low-emission models

 
Cadillac Celestiq Will Be the Most Customizable GM Model Yet, Akin to a Bespoke Bentley
Cadillac Celestiq Will Be the Most Customizable GM Model Yet, Akin to a Bespoke Bentley

24 May 2022, 12:14 UTC / Cadillac will position the future Celestiq sedan in the higher echelon of the luxury car market with bespoke customizations inspired by Rolls-Royce and Bentley

 
International Energy Agency Warns Price Hikes Will Be Greatest Obstacle to Going Electric
International Energy Agency Warns Price Hikes Will Be Greatest Obstacle to Going Electric

24 May 2022, 08:20 UTC / Faith Birol, executive director at IEA, advised industry players to be vigilant and resourceful to reduce the risks of supply interruptions

 
Custom Nissan Ariya EV To Embark on 17,000-Mile Expedition From North Pole to South Pole
Custom Nissan Ariya EV To Embark on 17,000-Mile Expedition From North Pole to South Pole

24 May 2022, 07:48 UTC / Next year, a Nissan Ariya e-4ORCE model will travel from the magnetic North Pole to the South Pole with Scottish adventurer Chris Ramsey behind the wheel

 
2024 Mercedes C-Class EV to Feature Coupe-like Styling, Improved Comfort and Great Range
2024 Mercedes C-Class EV to Feature Coupe-like Styling, Improved Comfort and Great Range

23 May 2022, 12:13 UTC / An all-new and fully electric Mercedes C-Class model will make its debut in a couple of years' time, taking on the likes of the Tesla Model 3 and Polestar 2

 
Electric Vehicles Are Dangerously Fast for the Average Driver
Electric Vehicles Are Dangerously Fast for the Average Driver

22 May 2022, 09:48 UTC / Most electric vehicles on sale today come with an insane level of power that makes them hard to control for the average driver

 
VW ID. Buzz Forms Alliance with Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Show, Ewan McGregor a VW Employee
VW ID. Buzz Forms Alliance with Obi-Wan Kenobi Disney+ Show, Ewan McGregor a VW Employee

20 May 2022, 08:11 UTC / Volkswagen will work together with Disney+ to promote the ID. Buzz and the new Obi-Wan Kenobi TV show, with actor Ewan McGregor signing as brand ambassador

 
When Will You Be Able to Place an Order for the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning?
When Will You Be Able to Place an Order for the 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning?

19 May 2022, 15:41 UTC / Ford has sold out the entire F-150 Lightning production for the 2022 model year. Here’s when customers will be able to place an order for the 2023 model year

 
Tesla’s Supercharger Network Opens to More European Countries
Tesla’s Supercharger Network Opens to More European Countries

19 May 2022, 13:57 UTC / EV drivers who live in the UK, Spain, Austria, Belgium or Sweden can now take advantage of Tesla’s program and charge their cars using the Superchargers.

 
Hyundai Motor Group Plans to Expand South Korea EV Business, Invest $16.54 Billion by 2030
Hyundai Motor Group Plans to Expand South Korea EV Business, Invest $16.54 Billion by 2030

19 May 2022, 09:34 UTC / The company plans a total EV output capacity of 3.23 million in 2030. Wants to build 1.44 million units of EV every year in South Korea

 
Lotus Thinks Big, Aims High; Wants to Produce 100,000 Cars by 2028
Lotus Thinks Big, Aims High; Wants to Produce 100,000 Cars by 2028

19 May 2022, 07:12 UTC / Sports car manufacturer Lotus explores stock marketing listing to raise capital for global expansion; it delves into electric vehicles

 
China to Consider EV Subsidy Extension in 2023 as Economy Experiences Sharp Downturn
China to Consider EV Subsidy Extension in 2023 as Economy Experiences Sharp Downturn

18 May 2022, 14:33 UTC / China initially wanted to abolish subsidies on NEVs (new-energy vehicles) by 2020, but the global pandemic hit and prompting an extension

 
Chevrolet Teases the Equinox EV Once More, It's the LT Interior This Time
Chevrolet Teases the Equinox EV Once More, It's the LT Interior This Time

18 May 2022, 09:35 UTC / Chevrolet Equinox EV will start deliveries in fall 2023, but GM is already busy at work. In the latest teaser video, we get to see the LT trim interior

 
Cadillac Lyriq Customers Get Special Treatment in China, It's a Tough Market
Cadillac Lyriq Customers Get Special Treatment in China, It's a Tough Market

17 May 2022, 19:12 UTC / The Cadillac Lyriq has started production in China and GM will try to lure Chinese customers with perks like free public charging and a lifetime warranty

 
Leapmotor C01 Is a 542-HP Tesla Model S Killer That Retails for Roughly $27,000
Leapmotor C01 Is a 542-HP Tesla Model S Killer That Retails for Roughly $27,000

16 May 2022, 17:15 UTC / The Chinese EV maker Leapmotor has released the C01, a Tesla Model S rival with interesting specifications and an even more interesting price