Tag: Electric

Hyundai and Kia Invest In … Rimac?

In today’s episode of Surprising Bedfellows, we find the corporate duo of Hyundai/Kia throwing money in the general direction of Rimac. Technically titled Rimac Automobili, it’s the Croatian high-performance EV company known for making the outrageously fast Concept One supercar, a vehicle thrust into the public eye when Richard Hammond binned one at a Swiss […]

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Bolt Pattern: GM Seeks Trademark for ‘Bolt EUV’

<img data-attachment-id="1589028" data-permalink data-orig-file="https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Chevrolet-Bolt-e1541963919110.jpeg" data-orig-size="610,407" 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="2018 Chevrolet Bolt" data-image-description=" Image: Chevrolet ” data-medium-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Chevrolet-Bolt-450×300.jpeg” data-large-file=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpeg” class=”aligncenter size-large wp-image-1589028″ src=”https://www.thetruthaboutcars.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/2018-Chevrolet-Bolt-610×407.jpeg” alt=”2018 Chevrolet Bolt – Image: Chevrolet” width=”610″ height=”407″> General Motors has already announced it will build a new electric Chevrolet to serve as a sibling to the all-electric Chevrolet Bolt. This makes sense, as the […]

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Electric raises $25 million to automate IT tasks

Nothing annoys an IT team more than answering the same doggone questions about Wi-Fi passwords over and over again. And the truth is that, excepting hardware installations and particularly tricky software configurations, many (if not most) small and mid-sized business’ day-to-day IT tasks now can be automated or handled offsite. That’s music to the ears […]

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Carrot & Stick: Days After Cutting Prices, Tesla Chops Base Models

There will be no Ace of Base prizes for the Tesla Model X or Model S in 2019. Just days after promising to cut prices of all its cars by $2,000 in response to the company blowing through its federal tax credits faster than a record producer with a bag of high-test cocaine, the company’s […]

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Ford Trademarks ‘Mach E’ – You Know It’ll Be a Crossover

Earlier this year, the Blue Oval raised the ire of die-hard fans when it was rumoured the company would use the Mach 1 name on an upcoming electrified vehicle. Ford might be making some odd decisions lately, like refusing to bring the Ranger Raptor to America, but they’re not completely tone deaf. Which helps explain […]

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Pure Electric Soul: 2020 Kia Soul EV

Along with the high-volume version which debuted at the L.A. Auto Show this week, Kia has dropped an all-electric, battery-powered Soul EV. Compared to the old car, its battery has doubled in capacity, while the electric motor now spits out nearly 300 lb-ft of torque. And, like its conventionally powered brother, the works of it […]

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