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"Hold Everything! Charger Etiquette, Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

"Hold Everything! Charger Etiquette, Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

Problem is, most public charging stations now fill cars much too slowly, requiring hours — not minutes — to provide enough electricity for an extended trip. ... Continue reading

ALL-NEW RENAULT MÉGANE E-TECH ELECTRIC TESTING ON OPEN ROADS

ALL-NEW RENAULT MÉGANE E-TECH ELECTRIC TESTING ON OPEN ROADS

E-Tech Electric, and the B-segment bestseller ZOE.Based on the CMF-EV platform, the all-new Mégane E-Tech Electricfeatures a160kW (217hp) e-motor and a60kWh battery pack enabling up to 450km WLTP.Also called MéganE(pronounced “Mégane e”), the carstarts to reveal its final silhouette asa fleet of 30pre-production ... Continue reading

Stellantis Brings Multiple Exhibits and Driving Experiences to the 2021 Houston Auto Show

Stellantis Brings Multiple Exhibits and Driving Experiences to the 2021 Houston Auto Show

Stellantis rolls into the Houston Auto Show on May 19 with a variety of displays and interactive experiences, featuring Alfa Romeo, Chrysler, Dodge//SRT, FIAT, Jeep®, Ram and Wagoneer brand vehicles. Alfa Romeo Brand The 2021 Alfa Romeo Giulia midsize sedan and Stelvio SUV embody Alfa Romeo's "la meccanica delle emozi ... Continue reading

Renault Sport Cars Becomes Alpine Cars

Renault Sport Cars Becomes Alpine Cars

The name change of this entity dedicated to the development of Renault Group sports models forms part of the creation of the Alpine Business Unit. ... 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

Kelley Blue Book Helps Car Shoppers Navigate Electric Car Tax Credits

Kelley Blue Book Helps Car Shoppers Navigate Electric Car Tax Credits

Electric cars undoubtedly are the wave of the future, and growth in the segment is on quite an upward trajectory. According to data from Cox Automotive, electrified vehicles accounted for 7.8% of the total Q1 2021 sales, up from 4.8% in the same period last year. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

EV Motoring Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

Almost Everything you wanted to know about EVs (but might be afraid to ask) The electric revolution will be coming soon to a street near you. In a matter of weeks, Volkswagen will reveal the production version of the ID.4 electric SUV, part of a worldwide strategy to deliver millions of electric vehicles to help combat ... Continue reading

EV Makers Exhibiting at Auto Shanghai Offer Buyers Long Range and Luxury

EV Makers Exhibiting at Auto Shanghai Offer Buyers Long Range and Luxury

Two of China's biggest state-owned automakers unveiled models they said can travel 600 kilometers (370 miles) on one charge, or nearly double the range of global competitors. ... Continue reading

Nissan Senior Management Shake-up

Nissan Senior Management Shake-up

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. today announced senior management appointments aimed to further Nissan NEXT business transformation plan supporting Nissan’s progress towards profitability and its pursuit of new innovation-driven opportunities accelerating the pathway to electrified future and carbon neutrality. ... Continue reading

Passing On The Torch - The SUV's Are Here

Passing On The Torch - The SUV's Are Here

For the most part, sales in these segments have been driven by hatchbacks like the Volkswagen Golf, Renault Clio and Ford Fiesta. Nowadays, these models all have SUV counterparts such as the Volkswagen T-Roc and Renault Captur. ... Continue reading

Complete List Of 2021 IIHS Safety Award Winners +VIDEO

Complete List Of 2021 IIHS Safety Award Winners +VIDEO

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 49 models for providing the highest level of safety — more than double the number that earned the Top Safety Pick+ award last year. Another 41 vehicles earn Top Safety Pick (without the plus), bringing the total number of 2021 award winners to 90, compared wit ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

Find the latest news on Electric SUV, Electric Pickup and Electric crossover models in this section. next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid is expected to feature a 3.5-liter turbocharged hybrid engine but have a rugged ladder-frame chassis. ... Continue reading

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

When will the electric vehicle market hit its tipping point? It could be as soon as in the next three or four years. All signs point to electrification in the automotive industry as more car manufacturers such as BMW, NIO, BAIC, General Motors, and Honda debut new electric vehicles in the coming years while new players ... Continue reading

Vehicle Dependability Ratings At All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

Vehicle Dependability Ratings At All-Time High, J.D. Power Finds

Vehicle dependability is at an all-time high, with the overall level of problems cited by owners declining 10% from a year ago, according to the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Vehicle Dependability Study‚Ą† (VDS), released today. “The study results validate what we have known for some time,” said Dave Sargent, vice president ... Continue reading

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