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ElectricMercedes-Benz Prepares for All-electric Shift by 2030
German luxury carmaker Daimler said Thursday it was investing 40 billion euros (approx. $60 billion CAD) in a full shift to electric Mercedes-Benz vehicles by the end of the decade. "Mercedes-Benz will be ready to go all-electric within this decade," the firm said in a presentation, although it did add …
ElectricTesla Superchargers to be Accessible to All EVs Starting Later This Year
A few weeks after hinting that even more powerful and faster-charging Superchargers are coming (with up to 350 kilowatts), Tesla CEO Elon Musk wrote on Twitter that all electric vehicles will have access to the company’s network starting later this year. The California-based automaker has deployed over 25,000 Superchargers around …
ElectricLower-priced Electric GMC Pickup to Follow Hummer EV
Now committed to electrifying its entire portfolio by 2035 , General Motors is calling on each and every one of its brands to meet the needs of customers in all segments and price points. After resurrecting the Hummer in the form of a GMC-branded electric pickup, the automaker plans to …
ElectricMontreal, Toronto Among Worst Cities for EV Range
Range is critical for mass adoption of electric vehicles . Of course, not all EVs are created equal, and not all parts of the globe will allow you to travel the farthest possible distance with a fully charged battery. We know that climate and road conditions can significantly affect the …
ElectricTwo More Chevy Bolt EVs Catch Fire, the Saga Continues
UPDATE, 07/23/2021--GM and LG Chem experts have identified the simultaneous presence of two rare manufacturing defects in the same battery cell as the root cause of battery fires in certain Bolt EV vehicles. GM says it will replace defective battery modules as part of a new recall but it is …
ElectricElectrify Canada Now Aims for 500 Fast Chargers by 2025
Electrify Canada, an electric vehicle charging network that began its operations in 2019 with 32 planned locations in select parts of the country, now aims to have more than 100 by the end of 2025. EV owners will find a total of 500 individual DC fast chargers at these locations.
ElectricAll-electric Ram Pickup, Dodge Muscle Car Coming in 2024
Stellantis today made a number of key announcements as part of EVDay, a special event outlining its global electrification strategy backed by investments of more than €30 billion ($45 billion) through 2025. Most notably for us, the goal is to have electrified, low-emission vehicles account for over 40 percent of …
ElectricBMW i3 Quietly Exits North American Showrooms
We’ve known since September 2019 that the BMW i3 ’s days were numbered. The car was originally introduced as a 2014 model, and now we’ve just learned that production for the North American market will end in July. A little more than 150 build slots are still available. Dealers will …
ElectricHonda’s Future Electric SUV to be Called Prologue
Set to hit the market in early 2024, Honda ’s future electric SUV will be called “Prologue,” the company has confirmed. It’s not a concept like Audi’s Prologue from a few years back but an actual production model. Honda says the name refers to the first in a series of …
ElectricVolvo XC60 to Have EV-only Successor
Volvo has just confirmed that the next generation of the XC60 crossover will be fully electric. In fact, it will be the first vehicle from the Swedish automaker to feature battery cells developed through a new joint venture with Northvolt and manufactured at a gigafactory planned to be powered by …
Electric2022 Ford F-150 Lightning: The Car Guide Takes a Closer Look
Ford’s 2022 model lineup will have both thunder and lightning in the form of the all-new F-150 Raptor R and F-150 Lightning , the latter becoming the first fully electric pickup in Blue Oval history. We were recently invited to Mississauga, Ontario to take a closer look at this vehicle …
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