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Mary Barra Says GM Has Never Replaced A Chevy Volt Or Bolt Battery Pack

Mary Barra talks plant closures, autonomy and electric vehicles. On Wednesday, General Motors’ CEO Mary Barra sat down with KC Crane for an interview at the Automotive News World Congress in Detroit. GM had been taking a lot of heat in recent weeks over their decision to idle 4 U.S. plants and discontinue several low ...

Rivian CEO: R1T & R1S Are Best Driving Truck & SUV In The World

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The hardest part of being a carmaker awaits Rivian. Actually making automobiles For Rivian, it’s been an exciting year. After all, the automotive startup revealed two rather interesting models: a battery-electric concept pickup and full-size SUV. However, with orders on the books, Rivian is now faced with the hardest part of becoming a full-fledged car maker. That ...

Tesla White Interior Blue Jean Transfer Fix: Video

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Plus, how to keep that from happening. We love the ultra-white seats that come as an option in Tesla vehicles. They really give a premium look to the interior, especially in Model 3, which is somewhat starker than Model S or Model X. But, like many others, we worry about ticking that box because of ...

Cadillac Obsessively Benchmarking Tesla For Upcoming Electric SUV

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

General Motors is putting Cadillac as its front runner in the EV race Clearly, when GM decided to put Cadillac at the forefront of the EV race, it was a smart move. After all, this legendary brand is synonymous with the American dream and the luxury it brings to the table. And judging by the images ...

Three Upcoming Electric Cars That Might Not Be On Your EV Radar

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Don’t look now. But Mazda, Jeep, and Subaru have EVs in the works. We know which companies are leading the electric car revolution. Yadda, yadda. But if you want to know when the EV tipping point is approaching, keep your eyes on the EV laggards. It’ll indeed be a new day for vehicle emissions when ...

Watch All-New 2020 Kia Soul EV Get Fully Charged

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

How the paddles affect regen is especially interesting. With all the attention the Kia Niro EV (also known as the e-Niro in some markets) and its corporate cousin, the Hyundai Kona Electric,  have been getting, it’s easy to forget there’s a third compelling electric vehicle coming soon from South Korea: the 2020 Kia Soul EV. Well, ...

Watch This Kia Niro EV Test Drive Review

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Next-gen long-range are fantastic … in most ways. My Electric Earth seems to love EVs and the whole concept surrounding the segment. He recently test drove the Hyundai Kona Electric, so it only made sense to check out the Kia Niro EV (e-Niro). Of course, we all know it’s a Robert De Niro favorite, but why? ...

Finland: Plug-In Electric Cars Captured 4.7% Of New Car Market

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Finish drivers are increasingly choosing plug-in cars 2018 was a very successful year for plug-in electric cars in Finland. The number of new registrations increased 86% year-over-year to a record 5,691 at a very high 4.7% market share. The market was driven mainly by PHEVs (86% of all), but since September, the growth of plug-in ...

Toyota Chief Again Knocks On Electric Cars

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Sounds squishy on hydrogen cars The 2019 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) is in full swing in Detroit. Pretty much every automaker has an electric vehicle or two on its stand, of course. Infiniti is showing off its QX Inspiration crossover, Nissan has the IMs high-riding sedan, and even Chinese outfit GAC Motors is showing a ...

In 2018, A Stunning 19% Cars Sold In Iceland Were Plug-Ins

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

The automotive market is changing towards electrification Iceland is the 2nd-ranked country in the world (after Norway) with the highest plug-in electric car share in new sales. As of the end of 2018, Iceland closed with a record 3,439 sales (up 15%) and 19% average share! The share is growing not only because plug-in car ...