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ElectricHyundai-Kia to Invest $9 Billion to Build EVs in the U.S.
Hyundai Motor Group (HMG), which includes Hyundai and Kia , announced on Thursday a plan to invest $7.4 billion USD ($9 billion CAD) in Uncle Sam’s land by 2025 to produce future electric vehicles , enhance production facilities and further its investments in smart mobility solutions. “This investment demonstrates our …
ElectricSubaru Solterra Teased as the Brand’s First EV
Two years after Toyota and Subaru entered a partnership to develop a compact electric SUV for their respective brands, the latter has released an official teaser to confirm the model’s name. As it turns out, it will be called Solterra and not Evoltis as many rumours led us to believe.
ElectricMercedes-Benz EQT Concept is a Cool Little EV Van
Mercedes-Benz ’s EQ lineup of electric vehicles will eventually add a small passenger van that’s equal parts classy and practical. And it will look something like the EQT Concept unveiled on Monday. The third letter refers to the new T-Class van that will replace the Citan sold in Europe. Over …
ElectricPorsche Macan EV Begins Road Testing, New Details Emerge
Porsche has confirmed that the upcoming all-electric Macan will hit the market in 2023. After numerous virtual simulations and initial testing on the proving grounds of the Porsche Development Centre in Weissach, Germany, well-camouflaged prototypes are now heading outside Porsche premises for the first time. The goal is to cover …
ElectricStudy Shows 20 Percent of EV Owners Return to Gasoline
As electric vehicles continue to gain acceptance and sell in larger numbers, a new Californian study provides a different perspective. According to Scott Hardman and Gil Tal of the Institute of Transportation Studies, University of California, Davis, almost 20 percent of EV owners regret their decision to the point of …
ElectricFord F-150 EV Could Bring Back Lightning Moniker
After resurrecting the Mach 1 name for the latest and most potent iteration of the 5.0-litre V8-powered Mustang, Ford is reportedly set to bring the famous F-150 Lightning back from the past. Make no mistake: there are no plans to build another sport/street truck with large wheels and a low …
ElectricPermanent Fix Found for Chevrolet Bolt EVs With Fire Risks
General Motors announced it has found a permanent fix for thousands of 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV cars equipped with potentially faulty high-voltage batteries. This comes after the U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) launched an investigation last fall following at least three separate cases where a Bolt EV sustained …
ElectricSporty Volkswagen ID.4 GTX Debuts With AWD, 295 Horsepower
Volkswagen ’s next-generation electric vehicles will offer a performance variant using the “GTX” moniker. And today the first member of that group was unveiled in a world premiere. Physically, the new ID.4 GTX is not a big departure from the Volkswagen ID.4 that’s about to hit the Canadian market. The …
ElectricThings Continue to Get Worse for Hyundai Kona Electric
The Hyundai Kona Electric was a promising little EV that was initially met with strong demand, but as it turns out the end may be soon. Why? You can blame issues with the high-voltage battery once again. Fifteen cases of fire have been reported so far, including two in Canada.
ElectricHonda Aims to Go All-electric by 2040
Following the lead of many other car companies that plan to sell electric vehicles only within the next 10-15 years, Honda has just announced it will eliminate all internal combustion engines from its new vehicles. The Japanese automaker’s goal is to make battery-electric and fuel cell electric vehicles to represent …
ElectricFerrari’s First All-electric Car to Launch in 2025
Ferrari plans to launch its first all-electric sports car in 2025, which is earlier than the initial target set in the second half of this decade. During the automaker’s annual general meeting, chairman John Elkann promised a vehicle that will “bring the uniqueness and passion of Ferrari to new generations." …
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