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Are EV's The New Edsel? Study Shows Marketplace Not As Enthused As Car Makers And Wall Street Promoters

Are EV's The New Edsel? Study Shows Marketplace Not As Enthused As Car Makers And Wall Street Promoters

The Mobility Confidence Index for battery-electric vehicles remains neutral, decreasing among American drivers to 54 from 55 (on a 100-point scale) while increasing among Canadian drivers to 58 from 57. For self-driving vehicles, the index is still low, slipping to 34 from 35 in the United States, while holding steady ... Continue reading

ATLIS Motor Vehicles Files For Six New Patents To Bring 500 Mile Range Electric Work Truck To Market

ATLIS Motor Vehicles Files For Six New Patents To Bring 500 Mile Range Electric Work Truck To Market

ATLIS Motor Vehicles (AMV), a start-up mobility technology company developing an electric work truck, and the batteries and motors to drive it, has filed six new provisional patents for protection of key technology related to its 100% electric XP vehicle platform and XT pickup truck. ... Continue reading

August Electric Demand and Wholesale Prices Hit Record High - Rolling Blackouts In California, Total Generation Down

August Electric Demand and Wholesale Prices Hit Record High - Rolling Blackouts In California, Total Generation Down

EIA has released the October 2020 Electricity Monthly Update with data for August 2020. The following are some highlights: Daily peak electricity demand hit 12-month highs in both California and Texas in August 2020. ... Continue reading

BMW and Alibaba Sign a MoU for Strategic Partnership Promoting Digital Transformation Across Businesses

BMW and Alibaba Sign a MoU for Strategic Partnership Promoting Digital Transformation Across Businesses

Alibaba Group and Secretary General of Enterprise Service for Alibaba Digital Economy, Mr. Jochen Goller, President and CEO of BMW Group Region China, Ms. Alice Mei, President and CEO of Lingyue Digital Information Technology Co., Ltd. ... Continue reading

2020 Cadillac CT4-V Review By Larry Nutson

2020 Cadillac CT4-V Review By Larry Nutson

I was looking forward to my CT4-V drive as I have read and heard many good things about this car. I did wonder if my previous CT5-V drive would now lead to a letdown. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Digest - Top Auto Stories Week Of October 18-24, 2020

Nutson's Auto News Digest - Top Auto Stories Week Of October 18-24, 2020

*The past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and Bull Busting. ... Continue reading

GM WiFi Services Hits Over 1 Million Customers

GM WiFi Services Hits Over 1 Million Customers

The company initially launched a broad rollout of 4G LTE connectivity across Chevrolet, Buick, GMC and Cadillac models in the U.S. and Canada starting in 2014, transforming connected car capability and adding in-vehicle Wi-Fi for customers. In-vehicle Wi-Fi can bring new value to vehicle owners in good times and bad, p ... Continue reading

EV Charging Wherever You Go (Without A LONG LONG Extension Cord) - Its Spiffy

EV Charging Wherever You Go (Without A LONG LONG Extension Cord) - Its Spiffy

Get Spiffy, Inc. (SpiffyⓇ), an on-demand car care, technology, and services company, today announced a partnership with SparkCharge to deliver on-demand electric vehicle charging. ... Continue reading

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV make history with electrifying podium finish in 2020 Rebelle Rally

Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV make history with electrifying podium finish in 2020 Rebelle Rally

Outlander PHEV becomes the first plug-in hybrid electric vehicle ever to complete the rugged 10-day, 2,000 km off-highway navigational event Nonprofit-based team of U.S. Army combat veterans Rachael Ridenour and Kristie Levy maintain tradition of ... Continue reading

ADAS Becoming Standard On New Nissan Models - Have THAT Talk With Your Teen Driver

ADAS Becoming Standard On New Nissan Models - Have THAT Talk With Your Teen Driver

Advanced driver assistance systems can significantly reduce crashes according to leading safety advocates, and inexperienced teen drivers face added crash risks. ... Continue reading

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD Hybrid “Inscription Trim” - Rocky Mountain Review

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD Hybrid “Inscription Trim” - Rocky Mountain Review

2020 Volvo S60 T8 E-AWD Hybrid “Inscription Trim” Review By Dan Poler Senior Editor and Bureau Chief Rocky Mountain Bureau The Auto Channel Meticulous. Understated. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Auto News Digest - Top Stories Week Of October 11-17 2020

Nutson's Auto News Digest - Top Stories Week Of October 11-17 2020

The past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nuggets ... Continue reading

GM EV Factory Zeroing Out +VIDEO

GM EV Factory Zeroing Out +VIDEO

The name Factory ZERO reflects the significance of this facility in advancing GM’s zero-crashes, zero-emissions and zero-congestion future. ... Continue reading

MAHLE Push Research On Future Technologies Like Hydrogen

MAHLE Push Research On Future Technologies Like Hydrogen

Installation of new hydrogen testing infrastructure has begun in Stuttgart MAHLE CEO Stratmann calls for an approach open to all technologies in order to achieve the climate targets MAHLE will focus even more strongly on its strategic future priorities. The Stuttgart-based technology group is therefore maintaining its ... Continue reading

2020 Acura RDX Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Acura RDX Review by Larry Nutson +VIDEO

2020 Acura RDX Lots of Delight Acura introduced its third generation new-from-the-ground-up RDX for the 2019 model year with new styling, both in and out, as well as a new powertrain. In May 2018 I was among the first auto writers to drive the new 2019, albeit for a very short stint. ... Continue reading

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