Electric

ElectricFord F-150 Lightning Closing in on 200,000 Reservations
Whether you’ve already made a $100 deposit for the upcoming 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning or are thinking about it, prepare to wait—a lot. The automaker now says it has received just shy of 200,000 reservations so far. Of course, many potential customers will change their mind as we get closer …
ElectricTesla Cybertruck Production to Begin With New Four-Motor Variant
Since October, the Tesla Cybertruck ’s specs are nowhere to be found on the company’s website. Why? The polarizing electric pickup, which was originally introduced as a prototype in November 2019 and won’t enter production before 2022, is currently undergoing last-minute changes. Significant ones, we might add. Among others, we’ve …
ElectricLexus RZ Confirmed as Brand’s First Electric SUV for Canada
Sometime in 2022, Lexus will unveil its first all-electric SUV designed for global markets including North America. Inspired by the LF-Z Electrified concept, the vehicle will simply be called RZ. Look for a performance-oriented, coupe-style SUV that rides on a specially modified version of the e-TNGA electric vehicle platform, which …
ElectricToyota Puts EV Focus on Affordability, Not Range
Toyota’s first battery electric vehicle, called bZ4X , is slated to launch in mid-2022 and looks very promising. In fact, similar to the RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid SUV, demand is sure to be quite strong, especially in markets like Quebec and B.C. Following its North American premiere at the Los …
ElectricHennessey Aiming for 2,400-Horsepower, 6-Wheeled EV in 2026
Texas-based tuner Hennessey Performance Engineering’s next in-house project following the Venom F5 is almost out of this world. Due in 2026, it’s an electric car unlike any other in terms of design and performance. The company posted a few sketches and revealed some specifications today on its Facebook page. Project …
ElectricStellantis, Mercedes-Benz Jump on Solid-State Battery Bandwagon
Just like Hyundai and Kia did a few weeks ago, two other automakers are investing in Massachussetts-based startup Factorial Energy, which happens to have former Panasonic, Daimler and Ford bosses on its advisory board. The goal is to accelerate the development of solid-state batteries for electric vehicles. We’re talking about …
ElectricTesla Model 3 Prices Go Up, Federal EV Rebate No Longer Applies
Tesla Canada’s latest decision won’t please many potential Model 3 customers. The base price for the single-motor RWD variant has been raised to $59,990, making it ineligible to the $5,000 federal rebate for electric vehicle. Remember, the Canadian government’s iZEV Program sets a maximum MSRP of $45,000 for vehicles with …
ElectricGenesis GV70 Gets An EV Variant
Earlier this year, Genesis announced that all new models to be introduced from 2025 will be fully electric, with plans to become a 100-percent zero-emission vehicle brand by 2030. We’ve already seen the electric variant of the G80 sedan , plus a brand new crossover called GV60 that will be …
ElectricKia EV9 Concept to Show How Big Kia EVs Can Be
Kia has revealed the first official pictures of the EV9 Concept, which will make its official debut next week at AutoMobility LA a.k.a. the Los Angeles Auto Show. A production model will eventually follow, slotting at the top of Kia’s electric vehicle lineup. Larger than the EV6 crossover we already …
ElectricMiracle EV Cable Could Make Charging as Fast as Gas Fill-ups
While many companies and researchers are working on new, more energy-efficient and faster-charging battery technologies, others are busy developing and implementing more powerful charging stations to further reduce downtime for EV drivers. One of the problems right now is the danger of overheating. Charging faster requires more current to travel …
ElectricToyota Envisions On-the-fly EV-to-EV Wireless Charging
While it keeps championing conventional hybrid vehicles—like the millions it has sold globally thus far—and rejecting the idea of a complete ban on combustion engines in the next decade, Toyota is hard at work developing its future electric vehicles starting with the bZ4X crossover. Heck, the Japanese automaker is even …
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