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Ermenegildo Zegna Teams with Stellantis

Today, the Ermenegildo Zegna Group announced its affiliation with Stellantis. By 2025, the Zegna Group’s entire fleet of 200 will go green. A new green-car policy has gone into effect at the company, well known for its pricy clothing and accessories. “The quality of our products must go hand in hand with our respect for nature. […] The post Ermenegildo Zegna Teams with Stellantis appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Design, Technology, Media, Advertising, Global, Sales, Sustainability, Green, Luxury, Electric Vehicles, Italy, Autos, Carbon Footprint, Hybrid, Branding


2023 Cadillac Lyriq is Almost Here

Today the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq made its production debut. If this is the highlight of a century of innovation, what’s Cadillac been doing the rest of the time? Cadillac’s luxury electric SUV is starting a new era ahead of schedule. You can place your order in September for a 2022 first-half delivery. “The 2023 Cadillac […] The post 2023 Cadillac Lyriq is Almost Here appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Design, Technology, Marketing, Global, Sales, Green, Production, Luxury, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Emerging Markets, Autos, Crossovers, Autonomous Vehicles, Export


2021 Mercedes-Benz EQB – Electricity Flows

Mercedes-Benz’s 2021 EQB is its third all-electric launch this year, along with the EQA 250 and EQS. The EQB will be produced for the local market in Beijing. The rest of the world will get their EQBs from Kecskemét, Hungary. The EQB will be the first pure EV made in Hungary. A U.S.-spec EQB won’t happen […] The post 2021 Mercedes-Benz EQB – Electricity Flows appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Europe, Design, Technology, China, Germany, Global, Eu, Green, Beijing, Hungary, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Crossovers, Mercedes Benz, New Cars, SUVs


Arcimoto FUVs a NASDAQ Addition

Arcimoto, makers of fun, utility vehicles for commuters and fleets, announced NASDAQ’s approval today. The company can now list its shares of common stock on The NASDAQ Global Market, a positive growth sign. A Eugene, Oregon manufacturer of affordable three-wheeled electric vehicles (EVs), Arcimoto looks to change the world. Their Fun Utility Vehicles (FUVs) can […] The post Arcimoto FUVs a NASDAQ Addition appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Technology, Global, Green, Motorcycles, Electric Vehicles, Emerging Markets, Autos, Nasdaq, EVs, New Cars, Motorcycle, American Made, News Blog, Low Cost Cars, Arcimoto


Hyundai Pony Heritage Becomes Design Studio Centerpiece

While automotive enthusiasts have mixed opinions on the cultural clout of electric vehicles, there’s one aspect of electrification that’s undeniably cool — the resto-mod potential. Despite the historic appeal of driving around in vintage automobiles, they’re often painfully slow with ridiculously long braking distances and a lack of standard features many people living today would deem […] The post Hyundai Pony Heritage Becomes Design Studio Centerpiece appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Technology, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Concepts, EVs, Hyundai, Art Cars, Pony, News Blog, Automotive Design, Hyundai Pony, Restomod, Hatchbacks, Hyundai Pony Heritage EV, Resto-mod


Watt EV Coupe – Will It Make It to Production or Not?

The Watt Electric Vehicle Company (WEVC)  has unveiled the EV Coupe, a classic shape inspired by the 1955 Porsche 356A. WEVC is not connected with Porsche AG. WEVC does not imply that any of their products are a product of Porsche AG, nor are the Porsche or 356 names used or associated with WEVC products. […] The post Watt EV Coupe – Will It Make It to Production or Not? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, UK, Design, Technology, Eu, Green, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Replica, Nostalgia, Ev, Porsche AG, WEVC, Sports EV Concept, Curbside Classics


Lexus LF-Z is Watts New

Today, Lexus dropped the LF-Z concept car, stepping on the electric-vehicle (EV) accelerator. By 2025, the company expects to have 20 new PHEV, HEV, and BEV models from which to choose. 670,616,629 miles per hour, the speed of light, is how fast energy travels as electromagnetic waves. This is nearly as fast as car companies […] The post Lexus LF-Z is Watts New appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Japan, Design, Technology, Media, Global, Green, Electric Vehicles, Lexus, Autos, Hybrid, Concept Car, Bev, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Battery Electric Vehicle, Show Cars


Kia Seeks World Domination

Kia, no longer content to occupy the second tier among carmakers, yesterday held a virtual press conference to announce their plans for world domination. Dropping Motors America from their name was the first indicator, as the company now known as just Kia moves forward. We reported the other day on Kia’s new logo, a bold […] The post Kia Seeks World Domination appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Marketing, Global, Electric Vehicles, Korea, Autos, Kia, Korean, Branding, Kia Motors America, News Blog, World Domination, Dropping Motors America


Link About It: This Week’s Picks

Volcanic eruptions, futuristic vehicles and open education in our look around the web Slow Factory’s Open Education Fall Calendar Founded in 2012 by Céline Semaan, Slow Factory continues its quest to increase “sustainability literacy” in fashion and all that it entails. Once such endeavor is through free, open education—and they have just announced their upcoming class calendar. With courses including Cultural Appropriation and North Indigenous …
Tags: Drinks, Design, News, Education, Cars, Sustainability, Cannabis, Electric Vehicles, Transport, Online Courses, Survival, EVs, Electric Cars, Online Learning, Linkaboutit, Link About It


Nosing Into a New Era: BMW Concept i4

No, this isn’t the grille-heavy Concept 4 BMW released last year — it’s the Concept i4, a preview of the electric sedan slated for production next year. That other concept heralded the next-generation 4 Series. Sporting four doors and a front-end design BMW adamantly believes will attract more buyers than it repels, the Concept i4 […] The post Nosing Into a New Era: BMW Concept i4 appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bmw, EVs, News Blog, I4, Product Planning, Future Models, BMW i4, BMW Concept i4


BMW Concept i4, the ICE-mimicking EV, Prepares for Debut

If you’ve taken stock of the latest electric vehicles coming out of Germany, you’ll notice a clear trend: they’re not futuristic machines. While the vehicles’ powertrains are unconventional, the bodywork is strictly by-the-book — there’ll be no confusion among onlookers as to what badge belongs on that e-Tron, EQC, or Taycan. The same can be said […] The post BMW Concept i4, the ICE-mimicking EV, Prepares for Debut appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Germany, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Bmw, Geneva Motor Show, News Blog, I4, Product Planning, Future Models, BMW i4, BMW Concept i4


Torching Arctic Ice in Porsche’s First All-Electric Car

A vehicle that dominates what would otherwise be an unforgiving environment “The amount of torque in this car will simply obliterate the ice,” an instructor at the Porsche Ice Experience tells us. “So please try not to stomp on the accelerator.” We’re in the Taycan Turbo S, Porsche’s first ever all-electric vehicle. This is a revolution for the Stuttgart-based automaker—a four-door sedan using two electric …
Tags: Design, Cars, Automotive, Porsche, Electric Vehicles, Arctic, Finland, Lapland, Electric, Electric Cars, Arctic Circle, Stuttgart, Ev, Test Drive, Taycan, Taycan Turbo S


3-wheeled electric truck doubles as a sweet tiny camper

The worlds of electric vehicles and tiny campers have collided to bring us the Elektro Frosch — a tiny, three-wheeled electric pickup truck that has a fold-out camper. The cute little “Electric Frog” campers have everything you need to enjoy a minimalist outdoor excursion, including a camper that sleeps two and a large tarp that pulls out from the vehicle to cover the cooking and dining space. Designed by the German company Elektro Frosch, the electric truck comes in two sizes: the Big and the ...
Tags: Design, Automotive, Gallery, Electric Vehicles, Tent, Electric Cars, Post-format-gallery, Electric Truck, Camper Design, Tiny Campers, Electric Vans, Electric Campers, Elektro Frosch


Foretold: Hyundai Prophecy Is Yet Another Glimpse of the Brand’s Future

Unlike the 1956 Packard Predictor concept, which foretold nothing but GRIM DEATH for the once-proud marque, Hyundai’s Prophecy is living in happier times. The Korean automaker is on the upswing again, thanks to an influx of crossovers, but the brand’s future shares an uncertainty with other automakers. Namely: will anyone buy their electric cars? Bound […] The post Foretold: Hyundai Prophecy Is Yet Another Glimpse of the Brand’s Future appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Concepts, EVs, Hyundai, Prophecy, News Blog, Styling, Product Planning, Cooncept Cars, Hyundai Prophecy


A Halo With Value: EV Range-topper Carves Out New Role for Kia

A lofty, high-performance electric vehicle currently headed down the Kia product pipeline is, like all EVs, something of a gamble. For the mainstream Korean automaker, it’s also a departure. Heralded by last year’s striking Imagine concept, the upcoming coupe-like crossover will clearly be a way for Kia designers to make a name for themselves — […] The post A Halo With Value: EV Range-topper Carves Out New Role for Kia appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Kia, Imagine, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Kia Imagine


Speaking of China – Tesla’s Thinking Small

While we’re on the subject of American (or somewhat American) automakers looking to beat the Chinese at their own EV game, Tesla has announced a new direction in that massive electric vehicle market. With Model 3s now rolling into buyers’ hands from its just-opened Shanghai assembly plant, the automaker has turned its eye to the […] The post Speaking of China – Tesla’s Thinking Small appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, China, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Shanghai, Autos, EVs, News Blog, Future Vehicles, Product Planning


Advancements in Mobility That Will Change Travel

From air cabs to cars that can converse, innovations to take us on all kinds of journeys The convergence of mobility and technology is one of the most interesting topics on our minds, especially during CES. Be it electric scooters and drone taxis or electric vehicles and autonomous road-assistants, transport-related innovations that have debuted at the show have eventually become part of everyday life, while …
Tags: Transportation, Uber, Design, Air Travel, Cars, Tech, Ces, Autonomous, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Sony, Hyundai, Mophie, SUVs, Voice Assistants, Lamborghini


Giorgio Moroder and the Future of Sound in Transportation

At CES, the iconic musician speaks about his collaboration with FPT Industrial Within the rows and rows of consumer-facing products at CES, business-to-business innovations and releases work double-time to impress. For instance, John Deere delivered an entire R4038 self-propelled sprayer to the show floor. Towering other booths, the tractor spotlighted the company’s commitment to furthering agricultural technology. Another exhibitor, FPT Industrial, transported attendees to a …
Tags: Music, Design, Interviews, Future, Tech, Ces, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Italy, Electronic Music, Giorgio Moroder, Hydrogen, Electric, Engines, Sound, Diesel


Best of CH 2019: Cars + Tech

From the return of the Motorola Razr to a test drive of Volvo's future-forward vision, this year will be remembered for its innovations This year marks a significant shift in attention and intention. Our reliance on technology is causing more and more self-reflection. We recognize the positive and negative impacts that various types of technology and mobility can have as we devise ways to ensure …
Tags: Iphone, Google, Auto, Videos, Motorola, Apps, Design, Technology, Future, Cars, Tech, Ces, Cameras, Cellphones, Electric Vehicles, Coding


LA Auto Show: How Mercedes-Benz’s Current Design Philosophy References the Retro

The carmaker looks back in order to look to the future The Vision Mercedes Simplex concept will never be made into a production car. One can tell simply by looking at it: it’s a replication of a car that the world first saw in 1902. If Mercedes-Benz has no interest in traveling back in time, then why bother making a concept like this? Stefan Lamm, …
Tags: Design, Interviews, France, Cars, Auto Shows, Electric Vehicles, Innovation, La Auto Show, Retro, Concept Cars, Mercedes Benz, SUVs, Car Shows, Antique Cars, Vision Mercedes Simplex


The Cybertruck Is Good, Fight Me

On Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s latest electric vehicle, the aptly named Cybertruck, in the process snapping every neuron in my brain that has braved the long march of the past few years.Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Design, Technology, Cars, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Cybertruck


The Cybertruck Is Good, Fight Me (Update: Sorry, Sorry, I'm Trying to Delete)

On Thursday, Tesla CEO Elon Musk unveiled the company’s latest electric vehicle, the aptly named Cybertruck, in the process snapping every neuron in my brain that has braved the long march of the past few years.Read more...
Tags: Elon Musk, Science, Design, Technology, Cars, Tesla, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Cybertruck


At 100 Years Old, Bentley Still Has a Bright Future

Celebrating the centenary of the British luxury automaker, from the Mediterranean to Manhattan For any brand to remain in business for a century is impressive, but a small British luxury automaker headquartered in the countryside doing so proves even more so. In their 100th year of existence, Bentley shows no signs of slowing. It’s seemingly been nonstop for the team based in Crewe, England this year: …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, SUV, Automotive, Luxury, Luxury cars, Electric Vehicles, Manhattan, Driving, British, Bentley, Hybrid, Mediterranean, Automakers, Ev


Ford Debuts Electric Mustang Mach-E SUV

Undeniably of the beloved muscle car family, this new vehicle offers exciting updates The electric pony is a fast gallop away: Ford says it will deliver its electric Mustang SUV, the Mach-E late next autumn, with a GT version available the following summer. The Mach-E hopes to do for electric cars what the original Mustang did for sports cars 55 years ago: offer high performance …
Tags: Design, Interview, Cars, SUV, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Mustang, SUVs, Ev, Gt, Test Drives, Mach-E, Ford Debuts Electric Mustang Mach


Mazda’s First Electric Vehicle, The MX-30

We speak with chief designer Yoichi Matsuda about the brand's first EV One of the first cars Yoichi Matsuda (chief designer at Mazda) owned was a 1991 MX-5 Miata. He joined the brand just a year before, in 1990, and shortly after, the Miata hit the Japanese market—then the world. And Matsuda has been with Mazda ever since—an incredibly long career as a designer in …
Tags: Auto, Japan, Design, Interviews, Cars, SUV, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Crossover, Ev, Mazda, Miata, Tokyo Motor Show, Matsuda, First Electric, MX-30


Nissan’s Future-Focused Ariya and IMk Concept Cars

A pair of electric vehicles previewed at the Tokyo Motor Show signal a new direction for the company In the past, Giovanny Arroba assisted in designing cars as totemic for Nissan as the Altima. Today, he’s a program design director at Nissan, and admits he’s experiencing a pretty special rebirth. Speaking with us at the Tokyo Motor Show about Nissan’s new electric Ariya and (sadly, …
Tags: Japan, Design, Cars, SUV, Automotive, Electric Vehicles, Concepts, Nissan, Electric Cars, Ev, Tokyo Motor Show, Compact Cars, Sedan, Ariya, IMk, Giovanny Arroba


UK Government May Incentivize Going Electric

In hopes of convincing car owners to opt into electric models, Britain is considering awarding green drivers benefits for being eco-friendly—thus allowing “civic authorities to give the greenest vehicles preferential treatment, such as allowing them to drive in bus lanes, use special parking spaces, or access areas that are barred to more polluting alternatives.” Plus, the government would allow electric vehicles to be adorned with …
Tags: UK, Design, Cars, Culture, Automotive, Britain, Electric Vehicles, Electric Cars, Linkaboutit, Green License Plates


Social Media Campaign Teases Ford’s Forthcoming Mustang-Inspired Electric SUV

The all-electric vehicle fuses future-forward aspirations and the aesthetics of the brand's beloved sports car Rumors have surfaced and dissipated on numerous occasions since news of Ford‘s forthcoming Mustang-inspired, all-electric SUV broke. Neither confirming nor denying (or even actively hinting it), Ford quietly waited until today to give us something prior to the vehicle’s global reveal at the LA Auto Show. Ford has trickled out …
Tags: Auto, Design, Campaigns, Instagram, Cars, SUV, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, La Auto Show, Electric, Teaser, Electric Cars, Mustang, Influencers, Social Media Campaign Teases Ford


Shocker: Mazda’s Upcoming EV Looks Like a Crossover, Because What Else?

No one predicted this! Scratch that — everyone and their mother predicted this, because to craft a brand’s first electric vehicle as anything other than a family-friendly crossover would seem foolish in today’s market. Sorry, Lexus. In the lead-up to this week’s Tokyo Motor Show debut, Mazda has given us our best glimpse yet of its […] The post Shocker: Mazda’s Upcoming EV Looks Like a Crossover, Because What Else? appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Design, Electric Vehicles, Autos, EVs, Mazda, News Blog, Product Planning, Future Models, Mazda EV


Volvo’s First Fully Electric Car, the XC40 Recharge

The new vehicle is another step the brand is taking toward becoming more eco-friendly Just debuted, Volvo‘s XC40 Recharge will be—when it goes on sale late next year—the brand’s first fully electric vehicle. (Like Tesla, Volvo is happy to let you order yours now, then anxiously wait for its arrival.) Beyond this new model, Volvo plans to add Recharge models across the board—so the Recharge …
Tags: Auto, Design, Cars, Electric Vehicles, Driving, Volvo, SUVs, Hybrid, Ev, Tesla Volvo, XC40 Recharge, First Fully Electric



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