Tag: Electric vehicles

Audi S1 E-tron Quattro Hoonitron To Make U.S. Debut At Monterey Alongside The Car That Inspired It

Audi USA announced today that the Audi S1 e-tron quattro Hoonitron, designed and built specifically for Ken Block, will be shown publicly in the U.S. for the very first time at the Rolex Monterey Motorsports Reunion at Laguna Seca during Monterey Car Week. The one-off EV was made for the driver’s latest addition to his […]

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Can-Am Unveils Origin And Pulse Electric Motorcycles, Set To Arrive In 2024

BRP is embracing electrification and the company has unveiled two electric motorcycles for Can-Am. Known as the Origin and Pulse, the bikes are set to arrive in mid-2024 and open the “road to a new generation of riders” while also appealing to electric vehicle enthusiasts. The Origin draws inspiration from Can-Am’s Track n’ Trail heritage […]

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Ford’s Indian Manufacturing Facilities Purchased By Tata’s EV Arm

The sale of Ford’s Sanand plant in India to Tata has been confirmed. Tata, which owns Jaguar Land Rover, will purchase the facility located in the Gujarat region for INR7.25 billion ($91.5 million) and is waiting on final government approval. The plant will become part of Tata Passenger Electric Mobility Limited (TPEML), the Indian conglomerate’s […]

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VinFast Looking To Hire 8,000 New Employees As Expansion Continues

VinFast is on the hunt for 8,000 additional employees for its electric vehicle factory in Vietnam. The car manufacturer currently has 6,000 employees and announced its dramatic workforce expansion plans on Facebook. It revealed that it is looking for assembly workers, technicians, and engineers to start working from August and September. Read Also: VinFast Signs […]

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Lada e-Largus Based On Previous-Gen Dacia Logan Could Become AvtoVAZ’s First EV

Lada might be in rough shape after the Russian invasion of Ukraine, the sanctions applied on the country, and the divorce from Renault Group, but this didn’t stop the automaker from presenting its first EV in the form of a concept car. The Lada e-Largus is an electric version of the Largus station wagon which […]

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GMC Hummer EV Goes Up Against The Mercedes-AMG G63 And Dodge Durango Hellcat

The Hummer EV is undoubtedly a very fast pickup truck but what would happen if it went up against two of the most powerful combustion-powered SUVs on the market? Now, it’s taking on the Mercedes AMG G63 and the Dodge Durango Hellcat and one of the three does little more than watch as the other […]

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Tesla Sees Its Rivals’ EV Goals And Sets One Of Its Own: 2 Million Cars Per Year By The End Of 2022

While the EV transition might actually be taking place slower than it seems, manufacturers around the globe are setting big goals. Tesla started that trend, and now, as many question whether or not the Texas-based company can keep its lead, it’s setting big goals for the near and long term, the first of which is […]

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Elon Musk Shares “Bad News” That Tesla Cybertruck Prices And Specs Will Change

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said that he has “bad news” for customers who reserved the oft-delayed Cybertruck. Prices for the upcoming truck will rise and specifications will differ from what was originally quoted before it reaches owners’ driveways. Musk made the announcement during Tesla’s annual shareholders meeting at the company’s new plant in Texas. First […]

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Lordstown Says It Is On Track To Start Production This Quarter

Lordstown Motors says it remains on track to start production of the Endurance this quarter while commencing the first deliveries in Q4. The company’s latest quarterly earnings report reveals that it ended Q2 with a cash balance of $236 million following its deal with Foxconn that generated $107.5 million in cash proceeds and Q2 and […]

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This Is Our First Glimpse Of The 2024 Mercedes-Maybach EQS SUV

The Mercedes-Maybach family will soon grow with the launch of an uber-luxurious variant of the all-electric EQS SUV. While this is the first time that our spy photographers have snapped the Maybach EQS SUV in the midst of testing, we’ve known about it for quite some time. In fact, the German car manufacturer previewed the […]

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Xpeng Partners With Alibaba To Open Computing Center For Autonomous Technology

Electric vehicle startup Xpeng has partnered with the e-commerce giant Alibaba to open an advanced computing center in northern China to develop software for driverless vehicles. The largest intelligent computing center in the country, it is planned to be capable of computing speeds of up to 600 petaflops allowing it to run simulation tests 170 […]

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British Columbia Increases EV Rebates To Up To CA$4,000

Authorities in the Canadian province of British Columbia are increasing EV incentives for battery-electric, fuel-cell electric, and long-range plug-in hybrid vehicles. The Ministry of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation will increase the rebate from CA$3,000 ($2,334) to CA$4,000 ($3,112). Not everyone will be eligible for the maximum, however, as it is only available for […]

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2024 Audi Q6 E-Tron Sportback Aims To Combine Style With An Electric Powertrain

Audi recently introduced the MQB-based Q6 in China, but we’re far more interested in the upcoming Q6 e-tron and Q6 e-tron Sportback. The latter models were recently spied undergoing testing and they’ll push Audi’s electric vehicle effort forward as they’ll ride on the all-new PPE platform, which will also underpin the electric Porsche Macan. While […]

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Opel / Vauxhall Astra Hot Hatch Coming With A Fully Electric Powertrain

This story includes a speculative rendering of the upcoming performance-focused Opel Astra variant created by Thanos Pappas for CarScoops that is neither related to nor endorsed by Opel / Vauxhall. Opel and Vauxhall have stepped out of the hot hatch game in the past decade, after discontinuing the OPC variants of the Astra and the […]

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Volvo Group To Establish Battery Cell Factory In Sweden

The Volvo Group will establish a large-scale production plant for battery cells in Sweden that will serve its heavy-duty vehicles, trucks, and machines. The truck manufacturer recently concluded an extensive site localization study and determined that the Skaraborg region will serve as the ideal location for the site. Volvo Group says the proposed site will […]

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Jay Leno Gives His Honest Opinion On The New All-Electric 2023 Cadillac Lyriq

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Current Nissan Maxima To Be Phased Out In Mid-2023, Appears Primed For An Electrifying Return

The large, mainstream sedan segment is quickly turning into a ghost town as models such as the Buick LaCrosse, Chevrolet Impala, and Ford Taurus have all fallen by the wayside in the United States. While Toyota has already committed to replacing the Avalon with the 2023 Crown, Nissan has now confirmed the current Maxima will […]

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