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ElectricCybertruck or Model X: Ontario Police Seeks Musk’s Opinion
What modern EV would make the best patrol vehicle? That’s what the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) would like to know. While plans for the future police fleet remain up in the air, someone at the OPP’s Highway Safety Division did a bit of Photoshop with the Tesla Cybertruck and Tesla …
ElectricMystery Surrounds Porsche Taycan Caught in a Fire
You might have heard stories of Tesla cars that caught fire, most of them the result of debris damaging the electric system components after a crash. Well, this past weekend, one of the approximately 130 Porsche Taycan sedans sold in the U.S. last year suffered a similar fate down in …
ElectricNikola Badger EV Pickup Looks Much Sleeker than Tesla’s Cybertruck
Another week, another electric pickup is making headlines. This time, it’s the Nikola Badger. The name might ring a bell. A few years ago, the company based in Phoenix, Arizona unveiled an electric semi concept —similar to Tesla’s—with plans to enter production in the near future. Coincidence or not, the …
ElectricNearly Half of Ottawa’s EV Rebate Funds Gone in Just 8 Months
The Canadian government’s rebate program aimed at accelerating the adoption of electric vehicles , which came into effect on May 1, 2019, has induced more new sales than projected. Consumers can receive up to $5,000 toward the purchase or long-term lease of a fully electric car or up to $2,500 …
ElectricTesla Model Y is Coming Even Sooner and With Longer Range, too
Tesla is making a lot of folks happy today. Unveiled in March 2019, the all-new Model Y compact crossover was initially supposed to arrive in the fall of 2020. Last October, the company said that production would start in the summer instead. And now, it appears that some units have …
ElectricStudy: Range Anxiety Dissipates Quickly Among EV Owners
So, you’d like to go electric for your next vehicle purchase, but you have a few apprehensions? You’re not alone, of course. Limited range and access to public charging stations are the two main reasons people give for not choosing an electric vehicle. However, a new study by the American …
ElectricKarma Automotive to Jump on the Electric Truck Bandwagon
Karma Automotive seems to be on the right track since Chinese auto group Wanxiang rescued the brand from the ashes of Fisker. Sure, the lineup only has one model, the Revero (offered in base, GT and GTS trim). This plug-in hybrid four-seat sports car produces a combined output of 403 …
ElectricGM Invests $2.9 Billion in its First All-electric Vehicle Plant
General Motors has just announced a plan to invest $2.9 million at its Detroit-Hamtramck factory to build all-electric trucks and SUVs exclusively. Due in late 2021, the first model on the assembly line will be a pickup that’s expected to wear a Hummer badge (with up to 1,000 horsepower and …
ElectricAll Subaru Vehicles to be Electrified by mid-2030
Subaru is not a very big player on the global stage and it doesn’t have a ton of resources to develop and build highly sophisticated technologies, but the fact of the matter is that it currently lags behind many other car companies when it comes to electrification. There’s a Forester …
ElectricHummer’s Electrified Return to be Confirmed at the Super Bowl
Rumours of Hummer ’s return as an electrified truck brand last summer were no joke, it turns out. Sources within General Motors have confirmed to the Wall Street Journal that the company once hated by every environmentalist on the planet will soon rise from the ashes and give its name …
ElectricMazda Compares MX-30 Emissions to a Diesel Car
Following the debut of its all-electric MX-30 crossover this fall, Mazda has just made a controversial statement to defend the vehicle’s limited range. Before going any further, we need to remind you that it’s not part of the company’s plans for North America yet. The MX-30 is aimed first and …
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