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Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors sign final agreements to form strategic alliance

Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors sign final agreements to form strategic alliance

The Volvo Group and Isuzu Motors today signed binding agreements to form a strategic alliance within commercial vehicles in order to capture the opportunities in the ongoing industry transformation, in accordance with the Memorandum of Understanding signed in December 2019. ... Continue reading

2021 Toyota Sienna Minivan Preview

2021 Toyota Sienna Minivan Preview

influenced by the bold and robust character of SUVs, hosts many premium features: kick-open and closed sliding side doors and rear gate, four-zone climate control system, heated second-row super-long slide captain’s chairs with ottomans, power tilt and telescoping steering column with heated steering wheel, a digital ... Continue reading

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE Rocky Mountain Review by Dan Poler

2020 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid XSE Rocky Mountain Review by Dan Poler

When it comes to cars, it’s my job to nitpick. I’m here to tell you, the reader, the good and the bad about a particular car - its strengths and weaknesses, what it might be like to live with on a daily basis. ... Continue reading

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

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

EV Motoring: 2022 GMC Hummer EV 1000 Horsepower, 350 Mile Range, 35" Tires Debuts

EV Motoring: 2022 GMC Hummer EV 1000 Horsepower, 350 Mile Range, 35" Tires Debuts

Edition 1 trim. “The GMC HUMMER EV is revolutionary, defying what the industry thinks of as a pickup truck,” said Duncan Aldred, vice president of Global Buick and GMC. ... Continue reading

No Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Using Green Renewable American Flex-Fuel Now!

No Climate Benefit From Electric Vehicles Until All Of Us Are Dead - But Instant Benefit Can Come From Using Green Renewable American Flex-Fuel Now!

8 out of 10 new cars sold in 2050. But it will still be a long road before they dislodge gasoline as the predominant fuel in transportation, IHS Markit Vice Chairman Daniel Yergin writes in his new book, The New Map: Energy, Climate and the Clash of Nations “Oil is no longer the unchallenged king in automotive transp ... Continue reading

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1: Experience Just How Loud EV Motor Quiet Can Be

2022 GMC HUMMER EV Edition 1: Experience Just How Loud EV Motor Quiet Can Be

“The all-new GMC HUMMER EV will be the first of its breed — an open-air, all-electric supertruck with zero emissions and zero limits,” said Al Oppenheiser, HUMMER EV chief engineer. ... Continue reading

EVs Are The Only Vehicles Built On Wall Street

EVs Are The Only Vehicles Built On Wall Street

You can't find any EV vehicle news without a salivating focus on Tesla's stock price and how other car companies building EV's will see their stock value soar, that is until the dealers report the unsold inventory sitting on dealerships lots across the U.S. From Seeking Alpha: Spotlight on EVs: The week ahead could be ... 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

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

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