Tag: electric cars

New Electric Vehicle Registrations Have Doubled In The U.S.

All-electric vehicles are gradually becoming more popular among consumers even though they still account for a small percentage of the total market in the United States. The latest analysis by IHS Markit shows that new registrations for electric vehicles have doubled in the United States since last year. Advertising More than 208,000 new electric vehicles […]

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Doing the Math Yields More Bad News for China’s Auto Industry

<img data-attachment-id="1670034" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,748" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Chinese EVs charging in China" data-image-description=" [Image: Xujun/Shutterstock] ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-450×337.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-610×456.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1670034″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-610×456.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”456″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-610×456.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-450×337.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-768×574.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1103544050.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Over the past several years, the Chinese government embarked on an aggressive electric vehicle […]

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VW Group Admits Developing Affordable EVs Will Be Difficult

<img data-attachment-id="1669292" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212.jpg" data-orig-size="1500,959" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="MEB_Platform-Small-9212" data-image-description=" VW ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-450×288.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-610×390.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1669292″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-610×390.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”390″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-610×390.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-75×48.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-450×288.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-768×491.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212-120×77.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/MEB_Platform-Small-9212.jpg 1500w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Even with affordable electric vehicles cropping up on the global market, their budgetary nature is relative. While the industry promises […]

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Bipartisan Bill Hopes to Triple Number of EV Tax Credits

<img data-attachment-id="1669220" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,667" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="Nissan Leaf EV charging" data-image-description=" bondvit/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1669220″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/shutterstock_1302207787.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> With many concerned that the public’s modest adoption of electric vehicles could backslide without a federal […]

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Peering Into Mini’s Tentative Electrification Plan

<img data-attachment-id="1587658" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306.jpeg" data-orig-size="1391,846" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"0","credit":"","camera":"","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"0","iso":"0","shutter_speed":"0","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="mini electric concept" data-image-description=" Image: BMW Group ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-450×274.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-610×371.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1587658″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-610×371.jpeg” alt=”mini electric concept” width=”610″ height=”371″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-610×371.jpeg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-75×46.jpeg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-450×274.jpeg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-768×467.jpeg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306-120×73.jpeg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/mini-electric-concept-e1504114240306.jpeg 1391w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Automakers find themselves in the midst of a widespread electrification effort. However, the […]

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BMW i2 to Become the Company’s First Jointly-developed EV With Daimler

<img data-attachment-id="1643160" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159770745.jpg" data-orig-size="2564,1683" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"6.3","credit":"WILFRIED WULFF","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark IV","caption":"","created_timestamp":"1535537352","copyright":"Wilfried Wulff","focal_length":"30","iso":"100","shutter_speed":"0.005","title":"","orientation":"1"}" data-image-title="2019 BMW i3" data-image-description=" bmw ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159743210-450×295.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159743210-610×400.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1643160″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/09/P90320645_highRes_the-bmw-i3-120-ah-an-e1538159743210-610×400.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”400″> The unlikely alliance between BMW and Daimler, solidified earlier this year, is in the opening stages of producing something tangible. The duo are already said to be […]

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Techathlon podcast: Electric cars, essential video games, and the week’s biggest technology news

Here we are in the first week of spring, which means it’s time to clean up everything in your life. For your house, there’s Marie Kondo’s Netflix show that will inspire you to throw away all the junk you’ve accumulated over the years. For your vehicle, a full-service car wash can take care of all […]

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Oslo to become first city to enable wireless charging for electric taxis

(Reuters) — Norway’s capital Oslo will become the first city in the world to install wireless charging systems for electric taxis, hoping to make recharging quick and efficient enough to speed the takeup of non-polluting cabs. The project will use induction technology, with charging plates installed in the road at taxi ranks linking to receivers […]

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Sex, Drugs, and Electric Cars: Report Claims Elon Musk Tried to ‘Destroy’ Whistleblower, Spied on Union Meetings

<img data-attachment-id="1652870" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794.jpg" data-orig-size="1670,1190" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4.5","credit":"","camera":"Canon EOS 5D Mark III","caption":"","created_timestamp":"0","copyright":"","focal_length":"85","iso":"10000","shutter_speed":"0.008","title":"","orientation":"0"}" data-image-title="Tesla charger" data-image-description=" tesla ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-450×321.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1652870″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”435″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-610×435.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-75×53.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-450×321.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-768×547.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/tesla-1724773_1920-e1544814318794-120×86.jpg 120w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> A recent report from Bloomberg frames Tesla CEO Elon Musk as quite the jerk in relation to […]

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Electric car reviews — hands-on with the Jaguar I-Pace and the BMW i3s

After my first spin with a tech-ladened BMW X5 xDrive40i sport utility vehicle, I dove into driving two more tech-heavy cars: the Jaguar I-Pace and the BMW i3s. Electric cars are able to deliver us to places without using gasoline thanks to great technology. But how much tech is embedded in the cars themselves? I […]

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Internal Emails Hint Leasing Option For Tesla’s Model 3 Could Be Coming

Tesla makes some very impressive cars in terms of their design and also performance. Unfortunately that combination has resulted in cars that are a little out of the price range for more than a few, not to mention the fact that they are electric cars, it gives customers additional pause, especially when trying to decide […]

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