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Toyota Under Fire From European Pension Fund Investors Over EV Switch, Shares Drop 2%
Toyota Under Fire From European Pension Fund Investors Over EV Switch, Shares Drop 2%

13 Jun 2022, 10:02 UTC · By: Humphrey Bwayo / Last year, Toyota's president, Akio Toyoda, was criticized by investors after questioning Japan’s plan to ban conventional cars by 2035

 
Adorable Electric Microcar Has Already Got 30,000 Reservations
Adorable Electric Microcar Has Already Got 30,000 Reservations

10 Jun 2022, 16:18 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Microlino, the spiritual successor to the BMW Isetta, has amassed more than 30,000 reservations, with deliveries scheduled to start this summer in Switzerland

 
Polestar Has Begun Delivering the First of 65,000 Polestar 2 EVs to Car Rental Giant Hertz
Polestar Has Begun Delivering the First of 65,000 Polestar 2 EVs to Car Rental Giant Hertz

9 Jun 2022, 12:11 UTC · By: Sergiu Tudose / The new partnership between Polestar and Hertz is one of the largest single orders for battery-electric vehicles ever made

 
Updated: Ford Dealer in Florida Doubles the Price of the F-150 Lightning
Updated: Ford Dealer in Florida Doubles the Price of the F-150 Lightning

8 Jun 2022, 08:56 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / A Ford dealer in Florida has doubled the price of the F-150 Lightning by adding a “market adjustment” markup as high as the MSRP

 
Future of Ford Focus Plant in Germany Is Uncertain
Future of Ford Focus Plant in Germany Is Uncertain

3 Jun 2022, 13:33 UTC · By: Ancuta Iosub / The American car manufacturer plans to reduce production at the Saarlouis-based Focus compact car assembly factory in Germany

 
France Has Found a Clever Way To Prevent Flippers From Quickly Reselling EVs for Profit
France Has Found a Clever Way To Prevent Flippers From Quickly Reselling EVs for Profit

3 Jun 2022, 12:45 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / France announced new rules that make it harder to profitably “flip” new vehicles bought with state incentives, and the world should take notice

 
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Will Receive Two Infotainment OTA Updates per Year
Hyundai Ioniq 5 Will Receive Two Infotainment OTA Updates per Year

2 Jun 2022, 12:34 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Hyundai has announced that its Ioniq 5 EV will start receiving infotainment OTA updates, with the plan to deliver two updates per year

 
Electric Vehicles Are Crazy Expensive Now, but a Price War Is Nigh, Says Ford's Farley
Electric Vehicles Are Crazy Expensive Now, but a Price War Is Nigh, Says Ford's Farley

2 Jun 2022, 09:53 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / Ford CEO Jim Farley thinks an EV price war is coming, with the prices for electric vehicles projected to fall below the magic $25,000 mark

 
Fully Electric Skoda Enyaq IV Is the Czech Carmaker's Most Upcycled Model
Fully Electric Skoda Enyaq IV Is the Czech Carmaker's Most Upcycled Model

1 Jun 2022, 10:01 UTC · By: Sergiu Tudose / The Skoda Enyaq iV features a high percentage of recycled plastics and aluminum, to go with leather tanned using olive leaf extracts

 
A Wholesome Switch to EVs Isn't Feasible, Italy Car Lobby Raises Concerns Over CO2 Targets
A Wholesome Switch to EVs Isn't Feasible, Italy Car Lobby Raises Concerns Over CO2 Targets

31 May 2022, 14:50 UTC · By: Humphrey Bwayo / Paolo Scudieri, the chairman of ANFIA said, focusing on BEVs that Asian producers currently dominate puts to risk some 73,000 jobs in Italy

 
Lexus Electrified Sport Concept Will Make Its Debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed
Lexus Electrified Sport Concept Will Make Its Debut at the Goodwood Festival of Speed

30 May 2022, 15:34 UTC · By: Cristian Agatie / The radical Lexus Electrified Sport concept will be presented for the first time outside Japan at the Goodwood Festival of Speed next month

 
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 · By: Sebastian Toma / 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 · By: Cristian Agatie / 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 · By: Cristian Agatie / 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 · By: Sergiu Tudose / 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 · By: Humphrey Bwayo / 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 · By: Ancuta Iosub / 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 · By: Cristian Agatie / 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 · By: Humphrey Bwayo / 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 · By: Sergiu Tudose / 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