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Leak: Upgraded Hyundai IONIQ Electric & PHEV Coming In 2019

01.19.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Hyundai IONIQ Electric will be more appealing this summer Hyundai is going to introduce facelifted and upgraded plug-in IONIQ models this year, according to leaked info. The new Plug-In Hybrid is expected in July 2019, while the 2020 IONIQ Electric will hit the market in September. The graphic with a Hyundai logo shows the , ...

Watch Tesla Model 3 AWD On Snowy Incline With Stock Tires

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Driving on packed snow up an incline often isn’t easy. Here we see a stock Tesla Model 3 Dual Motor attempt some simulated start/stop climbs up the slick hill. Fitted with the stock Michelin MXM4 tires, the Model 3 struggles at times. For snowy locations, we’d always recommend a proper set of snow tires be fitted at ...

Tesla To Slash Workforce In Effort To Bring Cheapest Model 3 To Market

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Musk hints at possible profit in Q4. There has been much talk about whether Tesla was able to make a profit in Q4. In addition, with overseas Model 3 sales moving forward and the cheapest (base $35,000) Model 3 looming, adjustments are coming. This isn’t unexpected, however, we didn’t think that the automaker would be ...

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV Test Drive Review: I Was Shocked

01.18.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

According to this test driver’s perspective, the 2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV is incredible. When the Chevrolet Bolt EV first came along, it was big news. At the time, it was the only reasonably priced, long-range EV available in the U.S. nationwide. However, its unique and interesting facade, as well as its seat comfort seemed to ...

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 ...

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 ...

Tesla Referral Program To End As Base Model 3 Comes Online

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There’s been much animosity toward the Tesla Referral Program, and now it will go away. Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced via Twitter, that the infamous (or famed depending on your interests and situation) Tesla Referral Program will come to an abrupt end. This is not to say that there won’t be some re-initiation and/or ...

California’s EV Sales Surge Pushed By Tesla Model 3

01.17.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

California enjoys a significant increase in plug-in car sales According to the Veloz nonprofit organization, the plug-in electric car sales in California is experiencing accelerated growth, at a rate much higher than in previous years. In 2018, sales increased to about 177,781 (up 84% year-over-year), which is roughly 49% of the total for the U.S. December brings ...

Best And Worst Electric Cars For Regenerative Braking

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

Not all EV braking is created equal. When I drive an electric car for the first time, I’m always struck by how different it is from EVs that I previously experienced. More often than not, what separates them is not how they accelerate or handle – but how they brake. In the last couple of ...

Tesla Blocks Gas Car Access To Superchargers With Trick Device

01.15.2019 · Posted in Cars Articles, Other Vehicles Articles

There is a physical solution, but it’s the last that should be considered. A new old-school solution to prevent ICEing (blocking charging spots by internal combustion engine vehicles) has appeared in the news recently. As you can see above, at one of the Tesla Supercharging stations in China, access to the parking spot at the charger ...