Tag: Electric Vehicles

Book Your All-Electric Mazda MX-30 First Edition In Europe For €1,000

Reservations for Mazda’s first mass-produced EV, the MX-30, have already opened in Germany. For a refundable fee of €1,000 ($1,100), customers can secure an early build slot for the MX-30 First Edition launch model on Mazda’s customer websites. The MX-30 First Edition will be available in four body colors: standard Moonstone White Metallic and optional […]

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Bugatti Chief Says Company Will Resist Electrification

These past few years, Bugatti has been going back and forth about launching a second model to sit alongside the Veyron, at first, and Chiron, more recently. Now, that “battle” has been moved to the electrified sector of the automotive industry, with CEO Stephan Winkelmann announcing recently that discussions are undergoing with the Volkswagen Group […]

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Bill Ford Didn’t Think The Mach-E Should Get The ‘Mustang’ Moniker – But Then He Drove It

Before settling on calling the Mach-E electric crossover a Mustang, the team in charge of the project had to get approval from a man who allegedly owns 35 Mustangs, executive chairman Bill Ford. Apparently, this process didn’t exactly go as smoothly as some might have hoped, with Ford hesitant to risk hurting the Mustang brand […]

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Faraday Future FF 91’s Interior Revealed As A Tech And Luxury Cornucopia

Troubled Faraday Future goes ahead with the development of its FF 91 ultra-luxury EV, revealing its final interior design at the LA Auto Show. Described as a “mobile, connected and luxury third internet living space,” the FF 91’s cabin is truly spectacular. Built on the company’s Variable Platform Architecture (VPA), the FF 91 looks interestingly on […]

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VW ID. Space Vizzion Concept Is An Electric GT Estate That’s Heading Our Way

VW has chosen Los Angeles for the unveiling of its seventh concept built off the MEB platform, the ID. Space Vizzion. It’s an all-electric model that looks more sporty estate than crossover, and it previews a production model for Europe and North America. While the concept car is only fitted with a rear-mounted 275 HP […]

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Growing Family: Audi’s E-Tron Sportback Debuts in L.A.

And then there were two. Volkswagen Group, which is leading the (mainstream) charge on vehicle electrification, has a second high-end electric vehicle to tempt cozy greenies, and like its sibling, its styling aims to comfort, not repel. The Audi E-Tron Sportback (“e-tron” Sportback in Audi parlance) is a slightly more curvaceous, sportier version of the […]

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Audi E-Tron Sportback: That’s More Like It

Electric crossovers are becoming a staple of the Los Angeles Auto Show and Audi has used the event to unveil the new e-tron Sportback. Essentially a sportier version of the standard e-tron, the Sportback is a stylish crossover coupe with an electric powertrain. The front end is instantly recognizable and features a prominent Singleframe grille with a […]

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Watch Out Tesla, Karma SC2 Concept Has 1,100 HP, 10,500 Lb-ft * And 1.9-Sec 0-60 Time

Karma has arrived at the 2019 LA Auto Show with a brand new electric concept car dubbed the SC2. It is said to feature cutting-edge technology and a look that’s meant to preview the automaker’s future design direction. Its front and rear mounted twin electric motors produce 1,100 HP and 10,500 lb-ft (14,000 Nm) of […]

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A New Twist: California Bans Gov. Purchasing of Most Auto Brands

<img data-attachment-id="1697726" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643.jpg" data-orig-size="1000,750" 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="EV charging California Tesla Supercharger station" data-image-description=" Beach Media/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-450×338.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1697726″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”458″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-610×458.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-75×56.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-450×338.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-768×576.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643-120×90.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/shutterstock_1286601643.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> Just when you thought the gas war couldn’t get any wilder, California has […]

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We’ll Have to Build a Ton of EV Charging Points If Electrification Is Going to Work

<img data-attachment-id="1690674" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899.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="ev charging only electric vehicle charging charging station parking space" data-image-description=" JL IMAGES/Shutterstock ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-450×300.jpg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-610×407.jpg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1690674″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-610×407.jpg” alt width=”610″ height=”407″ srcset=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-610×407.jpg 610w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-75×50.jpg 75w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-450×300.jpg 450w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-768×512.jpg 768w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899-120×80.jpg 120w, https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/09/shutterstock_1517496899.jpg 1000w” sizes=”(max-width: 610px) 100vw, 610px”> If you hop around this country on a semi-regular […]

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SEAT’s New Electric e-Scooter Previews 2020 Production Model With 115km Range

SEAT has unveiled the all-electric e-Scooter concept at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona as part of its new SEAT Urban Mobility business unit. As a matter of fact, the Spanish brand had a triple announcement to make: the unveiling of the e-Scooter concept and updated e-Kickscooter concept, as well as the creation […]

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And The Women’s World Car Of The Year Award Goes To… The Mazda3!

The Mazda3 has been declared the 2019 Women’s World Car of the Year. The compact model was voted by a panel of female jurors from 30 different countries, including two from the UK, who weighed in different factors such as aesthetic appearance, practicality, safety, environmental footprint and value for money. The big winner was announced […]

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VW ID.3 Will Also Be Made At Dresden’s “Transparent Factory” From Fall 2020

The VW ID.3 electric hatchback is not even in dealerships yet and the automaker is already announcing a second manufacturing facility. In addition to the Zwickau plant, the ID.3 will also be made at Dresden’s iconic Gläserne Manufaktur, a.k.a. the Transparent Factory. The announcement ends the uncertainty regarding the plant’s future following the discontinuation of […]

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New Bugatti Model Could Be An Electric Grand Tourer Or Crossover

Bugatti is said to be developing an all-new model to sit alongside the Chiron hypercar in its range. According to Bloomberg, this will be either an all-electric Grand Tourer or a crossover. While recently speaking with the publication, Bugatti chief executive Stephan Winkelmann said that the French car manufacturer is having discussions with the Volkswagen […]

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Pininfarina To Offer Battista Owners A Formula E Drive, High-End Electric SUV To Debut In 2020

During a private briefing ahead of the LA Auto Show, Automobili Pininfarina laid out its plans for the future following the production launch of the Battista electric hypercar in 2020. Pininfarina will celebrate its 90th anniversary next year as well and wants to combine this with the acquisition of a production facility in Italy responsible for […]

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Guess Who’s Excited About The Ford Mustang Mach-E? Yep, That Would Be Elon Musk

Reaction to the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E has been mixed, but at least one outspoken critic has praised the electric crossover. In a tweet, Tesla CEO Elon Musk told the company “Congratulations on the Mach E!” Musk went on to say electric vehicles are the future and he’s excited about the Mach-E because it will […]

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BMW’s i4 Has More Power Than The M3 At 523 HP, Can Charge Up To 80% In 35 Minutes

The BMW i4 is still a couple of years away from production, but that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing new details about the upcoming electric vehicle. According to the automaker, the i4 will have a “sporty and elegant design, premium quality and the spacious comfort and functionality of a four-door Gran Coupe.” The model […]

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Red and Blue: Ford Considers Building Mach-E in China

<img data-attachment-id="1697604" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Ford-Elba-e1574104112125.jpg" data-orig-size="4039,2640" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{"aperture":"4","credit":"ANDREW WHITE","camera":"Canon EOS-1D X","caption":"Ford Motor Company Executive Chairman Bill Ford, left, and actor Idris Elba next to Ford Motor Co.\u2019s all-electric Mustang Mach-E GT SUV at Jet Center Los Angeles in Hawthorne, California on Sunday, Nov. 17, 2019. Elba, who previously worked at Ford Motor Co. in the 1980s, […]

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