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EV Motoring Scorecard

EV Motoring Scorecard

In the second quarter, total new-vehicle sales jumped by 49.5%, growing notably from the small base of Q2 2020 Pandemic Edition, but electrified vehicle growth was 201.1%, reaching beyond 375,000 combined EVs and hybrids. As we’ve said before, that’s a lot of batteries. <img loading= ... Continue reading

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Volvo XC90 Recharge T8 Inscription Review by Mark Fulmer A Luxury Plug-in Hybrid SUV with Power to Spare by Mark Fulmer The Auto Channel The Volvo XC90 Recharge's impressive 2.0-liter turbocharged and supercharged powerplant has two strong engines. First, a four-cylinder gas engine that gives 313 hp, and secondly ... Continue reading

The Volkswagen-Owned Electrify America Plans Expansion Of Charging Network

The Volkswagen-Owned Electrify America Plans Expansion Of Charging Network

“Boost Plan” to more than double its current electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the United States and Canada by late 2025, the company reports. ... Continue reading

European High-performance Heavy Truck Charging Network Planned, Joint Venture To Install and Operate

European High-performance Heavy Truck Charging Network Planned, Joint Venture To Install and Operate

Install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe. The joint aim is to initiate and accelerate the build-up of charging infrastructure to enhance customer confidence and to support EU’s transformation to climate-neutral transporta ... Continue reading

2021 Volvo V90 T6 AWD R-Design Review by David Colman +VIDEO

2021 Volvo V90 T6 AWD R-Design Review by David Colman +VIDEO

Restrained elegance is the keynote here, especially if you select the minimally adorned R-Design model ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary June 14, 2021 (Official)

NHTSA Recall Summary June 14, 2021 (Official)

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

Letter From Europe - A Look At Toyota Supra, Lexus LC 500 (Top Down Blindness), Toyota 4 Runner, Volvo V90, Mazda CX-5

Letter From Europe - A Look At Toyota Supra, Lexus LC 500 (Top Down Blindness), Toyota 4 Runner, Volvo V90, Mazda CX-5

When the latest test car arrived to the California Bureau of The Auto Channel I had no idea what it was. It looked good, it was bright red and all the neighbors thought it was amazing. ... Continue reading

Democrats Propose $12,500 Government “Clean Energy for America” Rich People Welfare Subsidy On Every EV Selling For Under $80,000

Democrats Propose $12,500 Government “Clean Energy for America” Rich People Welfare Subsidy On Every EV Selling For Under $80,000

Reuters reported that The U.S. Senate Finance Committee advanced legislation on Wednesday that would boost electric vehicle tax credits to as much as $12,500 for EVs that are assembled by union workers in the United States. The bill would limit tax credits to vehicles with a retail price below $80,000 to qualify for th ... Continue reading

EV Owners Real Geeks, J.D. Power Finds

EV Owners Real Geeks, J.D. Power Finds

Electric vehicle (EV) owners are more than twice as likely to use the manufacturer’s mobile app than owners of a vehicle with an internal combustion engine (ICE) According to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. OEM EV App Benchmark Study,℠ released today, 41% of EV owners say they are using their brand’s smartphone app ... Continue reading

2021 AAA Car Guide Offers Inside Track for the Latest in Vehicle Tech

2021 AAA Car Guide Offers Inside Track for the Latest in Vehicle Tech

According to AAA, driver interest in advanced safety technology is high. ... Continue reading

2021 Chicago Auto Show "Special Edition" Scheduled for July 15-19

2021 Chicago Auto Show "Special Edition" Scheduled for July 15-19

May 4, 2021; Chicago Auto Show officials announced they received approval from state and city officials to host a special edition of the show July 15-19 at McCormick Place. The Chicago Auto Show will be one of the McCormick Place's first live, in-person events since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. ... Continue reading

NHTSA Recall Summary May 3, 2021 (Official)

NHTSA Recall Summary May 3, 2021 (Official)

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

Dr. Matthias Jurytko takes over the management of the Volvo Truck, Daimler fuel cell joint venture cellcentric

Dr. Matthias Jurytko takes over the management of the Volvo Truck, Daimler fuel cell joint venture cellcentric

As the current site manager of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth and former site manager of the Mercedes-Benz plant in Gaggenau, Dr Matthias Jurytko has many years of experience in the management and further development of Daimler Truck plants as well as extensive expertise in the truck business. ... Continue reading

Volvo Group invests in Designwerk Technologies AG to Complement Electromobility Capabilities

Volvo Group invests in Designwerk Technologies AG to Complement Electromobility Capabilities

By investing in Designwerk Technologies, the Volvo Group hopes to complement its current capabilities when it comes to niche products and solutions. ... Continue reading

Biden Using Taxpayer Money To "Pick Winning Technology" And Buy Marketplace Interest In Electric Vehicles By Underwriting Charging Stations ($15 Billion), Instituting Tax Rebates ($100 Billion) and Subsidizing Electric Generation ($100 Billion)

Biden Using Taxpayer Money To "Pick Winning Technology" And Buy Marketplace Interest In Electric Vehicles By Underwriting Charging Stations ($15 Billion), Instituting Tax Rebates ($100 Billion) and Subsidizing Electric Generation ($100 Billion)

President Biden's infrastructure plans to invest $174 billion in the EV market, including a national network of 500,000 EV charging locations by 2030.1 However, 81% of respondents report that barriers remain, obstructing the path to purchase.1 ... Continue reading

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