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Porsche Finally Unveils RWD Taycan Base Model

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Tags: Porsche, Autos, Electric, Ev, Base Model, Taycan


Deliveries of Mach-E Stall

According to macheclub.com, the arrival of your Ford mock ‘Stang may be delayed, although no reason had been given until now, when the enthusiast site reached out to Ford for comment. “As part of our commitment to delivering high-quality vehicles, we are conducting additional quality checks on several hundred Mustang Mach-E models built before dealer shipments […] The post Deliveries of Mach-E Stall appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Mexico, Green, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, New Cars, Mustang, Alternative Energy, Ev, Stang, News Blog, Mach E, Ford Death Watch, mock 'Stang


Owens Gifts Autonomous Drivers

  The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) today has issued a final rule, all 147 pages of it, designed to roll back numerous Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards (FMVSS) and clarify what they termed as ambiguities in current occupant protection standards, for vehicles equipped with automated driving systems (ADS). These […] The post Owens Gifts Autonomous Drivers appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Government, Insurance, Green, Autonomous, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Autonomous Vehicles, Dot, Nhtsa, Ev, James Owens, News Blog, Studies & Reports, BrightDrop, Owens Gifts Autonomous Drivers


BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business

    General Motors has rolled out BrightDrop, moving them further into the business of first-to-last-mile products, software, and services for delivery and logistics. “BrightDrop offers a smarter way to deliver goods and services,” said Mary Barra, GM Chairman and CEO. To lower costs, maximize productivity, improve safety, increase security, and support sustainability, Barra said, […] The post BrightDrop, General Motors’ Shiny New Delivery Business appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, General Motors, Green, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Trucks, Alternative Energy, Ev, Barra, Vans, Gizmology, GM Death Watch, Mary Barra GM, Technlogy, Delivery Vehicles


100K+ Pre-Orders for Lordstown’s Pickup a Shocker

  Lordstown Motors announced on Monday that they had exceeded 100,000 pre-orders for their Endurance light-duty, all-electric pickup, slated to begin production in September. While we covered the Endurance previously, we didn’t pay homage to where it’s being assembled. Lordstown has a long history as the place where Chevrolet and Pontiac vehicles came together. The […] The post 100K+ Pre-Orders for Lordstown’s Pickup a Shocker appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Green, Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Truck, Trucks, Chevrolet, Fuel Economy, Ev, Pontiac, Lordstown, Endurance, Pickup, News Blog, Commercial vehicle, All-electric


Apple's 'Tesla killer' self-driving car is at least 5 years away, according to a new report

Tesla CEO Elon Musk, left, and Apple CEO Tim Cook, right. Brendan Smialowski/AFP, Richard Drew/Associated Press Apple is long-rumored to be years into development of its own self-driving cars. But, according to a new report from Bloomberg, it sounds like the project is still a half-decade from its big debut. The project is said to be "nowhere near production stage," with the earliest expectation of a consumer product being at least five years away. Visit Business Insider's homepage for mor...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Elon Musk, Cars, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Bloomberg, Tim Cook, Morgan Stanley, Hyundai, Self-driving Car, Reuters, Ev, BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI, Katy Huberty


Volkswagen has unveiled an adorable autonomous EV charging robot for parking garages - see how it works

Volkswagen's mobile charging robot prototype. Volkswagen Volkswagen Group Components has unveiled a prototype of its EV charging robot with eyes. The robot can autonomously charge multiple electric vehicles by connecting the EVs to mobile power units. Volkswagen is now further developing the robot for use in areas like underground parking structures. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. We've seen autonomous pods with virtual eyes, but now, Volkswagen Group Components ha...
Tags: Auto, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, Cars, Trends, Porsche, Bill Gates, Parking, Volkswagen, Electric, Robot, EVs, Charging, Ev, Chargepoint


Volkswagen has unveiled an autonomous EV charging robot with eyes that can wink for parking garages - see how it works

Volkswagen's mobile charging robot prototype. Volkswagen Volkswagen Group Components has unveiled a prototype of its EV charging robot with eyes. The robot can autonomously charge multiple electric vehicles by connecting the EVs to mobile power units. Volkswagen is now further developing the robot for use in areas like underground parking structures. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. We've seen autonomous pods with virtual eyes, but now, Volkswagen Group Components ha...
Tags: Auto, Transportation, Electric Vehicle, News, Cars, Trends, Porsche, Bill Gates, Parking, Volkswagen, Electric, Robot, EVs, Charging, Ev, Chargepoint


Apple reportedly aiming to build electric car for 2024 launch

Apple appears to be revving up Project Titan again after a report suggested the firm is looking to launch an electric vehicle with autonomous features in 2024.
Tags: Apple, News, Cars, Trends, Autonomous Cars, Electric Cars, Ev, Project Titan, Breaking Twitter


Taycan Turbo S Sets EV Record Around Road Atlanta

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Tags: Atlanta, Autos, Ev, IMSA, Leh Keen, Road Atlanta, Grand-Am, Taycan, Porsche Taycan, Taycan Turbo S, EV Record


Less Than ZeroLabs Aims to Turn Old Broncos Into EVs

ZeroLabs Automotive is re-engineering 1965-77 Ford Broncos as electric vehicles, with the mantra of “the past we love” and “the future we need”. Net-zero emissions aside, Hawthorne, California’s latest tech start-up, ZeroLabs envisions themselves as the savior of tens of thousands of classic cars that would otherwise be rendered obsolete and left behind. ZeroLabs is […] The post Less Than ZeroLabs Aims to Turn Old Broncos Into EVs appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Electric Vehicle, Technology, Global, Green, Electric Vehicles, Autos, Nostalgia, Ev, Hawthorne California, News Blog, EV startups, Ford Broncos, Frankenstein Cars, Plug In Power


Volvo may be selling electric-only cars by 2030, its CEO said

Hakan Samuelsson is the CEO of the car company Volvo ADAM IHSE/Getty Images Volvo may have switched to solely producing electric vehicles by 2030, said CEO Hakan Samuelsson at the FT Future of the Car Summit on Thursday. The internal combustion engine is "a technology of the past", Samuelsson said.  Volvo forecasts that one in five of its sales will be electric vehicles this year, and half of all sales to be electric vehicles by 2025. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Swe...
Tags: Transportation, Japan, UK, Sweden, Trends, Car, Boris Johnson, Volvo, Transporation, Forbes, Ev, Nikkei Asian Review, Hakan Samuelsson, Samuelsson, Caterina Dassie, Volvo ADAM IHSE Getty Images Volvo


Best Tesla Model 3 alternatives

Tesla isn't the only company producing electric vehicles. Check out these great electric alternatives to the Tesla Model 3 and hit the road with zero emissions.
Tags: Cars, Trends, Tesla, Electric Vehicles, Model 3, Buying Guides, Bolt Ev, Ev


GM ups electric and autonomous vehicle spending to $27 billion through 2025

General Motors said it will spend $27 billion over the next five years on the development of electric vehicles and automated technology, a 35% percent increase that exceeds the automaker’s investment and gas and diesel and is an effort bring products to market faster. More than half of GM’s capital spending and product development team will be devoted to electric and electric-autonomous vehicle programs, the company said. The U.S. automaker is also accelerating its go-to-market timeline and addi...
Tags: TC, Berlin, Tech, General Motors, Tesla, Austin, Automotive, Ford, Electric Vehicles, Gm, Panasonic, North America, Northeast Ohio, Parks, Gmc, Gw


Ford’s Upcoming E-Transit is Kansas Resident, Means $100M Plant Investment

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, Ford is set to debut its new E-Transit electric van tomorrow. An announcement was made yesterday regarding the Transit’s production location. And the new van brings along some cash, and jobs as well. Claycomo, Kansas is now the confirmed production location of the E-Transit, as announced by […] The post Ford’s Upcoming E-Transit is Kansas Resident, Means $100M Plant Investment appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Sales, Industry, Transit, Ford, Efficiency, Autos, Kansas, North America, EVs, Green Cars, Electric Cars, New Cars, Ev, Ford Transit, News Blog


Ford’s Upcoming E-Transit is Kansas City Resident, Means $100M Plant Investment

As we reported a couple of weeks ago, Ford is set to debut its new E-Transit electric van tomorrow. An announcement was made yesterday regarding the Transit’s production location. And the new van brings along some cash, and jobs as well. Claycomo, Missouri is now the confirmed production location of the E-Transit, as announced by […] The post Ford’s Upcoming E-Transit is Kansas City Resident, Means $100M Plant Investment appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Technology, Sales, Industry, Transit, Ford, Efficiency, Autos, North America, Kansas City, EVs, Green Cars, Electric Cars, New Cars, Ev, Ford Transit, Claycomo Missouri


Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening

While Ford’s F-150 is slated for electrification, Super Duty versions of the F-Series are not. On Monday, the automaker told industry analysts that HD EVs weren’t in the cards — adding that customers can still expect all-electric versions of the Mach-E “Mustang” and Transit van. “Our goal is to build a profitable electric vehicle portfolio,” John […] The post Ford Says Electric Super Duty Trucks Aren’t Happening appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Ford, Electric Vehicles, Autos, F-150, John, Trucks, Pickup Trucks, Ev, Ford Motor Co, Pickups, News Blog, Super Duty, Heavy Duty, Electric Pickup, HD trucks, F Series


2022 GMC Hummer EV: This is It [UPDATED]

It’s been teased, it’s been leaked, and now it’s here. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV is no longer cloaked under wraps. We already knew, or at least had a good idea, about some of the specs, and GMC is confirming an estimate of 1,000 horsepower and 11,500 lb-ft of torque. Two drive units and up […] The post 2022 GMC Hummer EV: This is It [UPDATED] appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, New Cars, Gmc, Ev, Hummer, News Blog, Future Vehicles, New Trucks, GMC Hummer EV, Hummer EV


2022 GMC Hummer EV: This is It

It’s been teased, it’s been leaked, and now it’s here. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV is no longer cloaked under wraps. We already knew, or at least had a good idea, about some of the specs, and GMC is confirming an estimate of 1,000 horsepower and 11,500 lb-ft of torque. Two drive units and three […] The post 2022 GMC Hummer EV: This is It appeared first on The Truth About Cars.
Tags: Industry, Electric Vehicles, Autos, New Cars, Gmc, Ev, Hummer, News Blog, Future Vehicles, New Trucks, GMC Hummer EV, Hummer EV


Tesla just quietly updated the Model 3's range, performance, and styling — here's what's new

The Model 3 now has more range, black trim, and a new center console. Tesla Tesla quietly updated its top-selling Model 3.  The Model 3 now boasts more range across all three versions.  It also gets new black trim on the exterior, refreshed wheel options, and a new center console with wireless-charging capability.  Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Tesla just updated the Model 3, giving it increased range and performance along with some new features and styling touches. A...
Tags: Auto, Transportation, Trends, Tesla, Car, Auto Industry, Epa, Electric Cars, Tesla Model 3, Model 3, Ev, Tech Insider, Tesla Tesla, Standard Range Plus, Tim Levin, BITranspo


Harley-Davidson should keep making e-motorcycles

Harley-Davidson should continue to make electric motorcycles. That’s my big takeaway after taking home the company’s LiveWire for three weeks. I’d ridden it on a closed course in 2019, but that wasn’t enough absorb the finer qualities of the 105 horsepower machine. After nearly a month and a thousand miles on the LiveWire, I’d venture to say it could be the most innovative motorcycle Harley-Davidson has ever produced. That doesn’t mean perfect (particularly on the pricing). But with declining sa...
Tags: TC, Electric Vehicle, California, Milwaukee, Tech, Ceo, United States, Motorcycles, Italy, Manhattan, Silicon Valley, Bronx, Honda, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Motorcycle


This Swiss EV startup will be led by a bunch of former Tesla, BMW, Porsche, and Volkswagen bosses

The Piëch Automotive two-seat sports car. Piëch Automotive Piëch Automotive is a Swiss EV sports car startup that’s headed up by ex-BMW, Tesla, Porsche, and Volkswagen employees. Matthias Müller is the newly appointed chairman, formerly of Porsche and Volkswagen after the diesel scandal fallout. He was ousted from the company in 2018. The Piëch GT2 is an all-electric two-seater sports car that boasts an estimated range of up to 310 miles. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories....
Tags: Startups, Transportation, Samsung, Trends, Tesla, Porsche, Peter Thiel, Autos, Bmw, Volkswagen, Electric Cars, Ev, Volkswagen Group, Müller, Matthias Müller, Herbert Diess


Ather 450X Collector’s Edition unveiled, gets translucent body panels

Bengaluru-based EV-maker, Ather Energy, has finally unveiled the highly-awaited...
Tags: Autos, Ev, Ather Energy, Ather


Volkswagen made 4 key moves to give the all-electric ID.4 a shot at outselling Tesla — and the gas-powered competition

2021 Volkswagen ID.4. Volkswagen The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is the first all-electric car the automaker will offer in the US. US buying habits gravitate toward SUVs, so the ID.4 is a small SUV, about the size of a Tiguan. The ID.4 is also priced aggressively. It has a starting price of $40,000. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Volkswagen wants the all-new 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 to be the electric car for the buyer who just needs a regular car, not a party trick. And it made ...
Tags: Transportation, US, America, Trends, Tesla, Vw, Autos, Volkswagen, EVs, Electric Cars, Department Of Energy, Chattanooga, Edmunds, Lucid, Chevy Bolt, Ev


China’s electric carmaker WM Motor pulls in $1.47 billion Series D

Chinese electric vehicle startup WM Motor just pocketed an outsize investment to fuel growth in a competitive landscape increasingly coveted by foreign rival Tesla. The five-year-old company raised 10 billion yuan ($1.47 billion) in a Series D round, it announced on Tuesday, which will pay for research and development, branding, marketing and expansion of sales channel. WM Motor, backed by Baidu and Tencent, is one of the highest funded EV startups in China alongside NIO, Xpeng and Li Auto, a...
Tags: Fundings & Exits, Electric Vehicle, Asia, New York, China, Funding, Tech, Tesla, Bloomberg, Automotive, Shanghai, Tencent, Nvidia, Baidu, Gigafactory, Ev


The Tesla Model 3 might have the new Polestar 2 EV beat on paper, but the Polestar won me over — here's why

Tesla Model 3 versus Polestar 2. Tesla and Kristen Lee/Business Insider I've tested both the Tesla Model 3 and the new Polestar 2. Both are five-seater luxury EVs. They largely drive the same; the big differences are in the packaging and user experiences. Though the Tesla performs better on paper, I liked the Polestar because it has a more usable interior. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. In terms of more compact, luxury EVs with decent range, the Tesla Model 3 and Poles...
Tags: Google, Transportation, US, Trends, Tesla, Autos, Epa, EVs, Volvo, Electric Cars, Comparisons, Tesla Model 3, Ev, Geely, Tesla Model, San Francisco Los Angeles


Tarform unveils Luna e-moto for folks who may not like motorcycles

Brooklyn-based EV startup Taform unveiled its Luna electric motorcycle in New York last week—a model designed for an audience that may not actually like motorcycles. Tarform’s first street legal entrant, the Luna, starts at $24,000, does 0-60 mph in 3.8 seconds, has a city range of 120 miles, top-speed of 120 mph, and charges to 80% in 50 minutes—according to company specs. The model was hatched out of the company’s mission to meld aesthetic design and craftsmanship to environmental sustainab...
Tags: TC, New York, California, La, Supply Chain, Tech, Ceo, Brooklyn, United States, Motorcycles, Italy, Manufacturing, Electric Motorcycles, Harley Davidson, Luna, Motorcycle


Ather Energy to not enter international markets until at least 2022

Bengaluru-based EV startup Ather Energy has put its international expansion...
Tags: Autos, Ev, Ather Energy


Volkswagen just unveiled the airy, minimalist interior for its first American EV — check out the upcoming ID.4

Volkswagen ID.4 EV interior. Volkswagen The ID.4 will be Volkswagen’s first all-electric car offered in the US. It’s built on Volkswagen’s modular electric drive matrix technology platform, otherwise known as "MEB." The ID.4 will officially debut later this month. Interior photos published on Friday show an airy but conservative interior. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more stories. Volkswagen already has an all-electric car out in the form of the ID.3 hatchback, but that particular...
Tags: Transportation, US, Trends, Autos, Toyota, Volkswagen, EVs, Electric Cars, Ev, Interior, Kristen Lee, Volkswagen ID.4, Volkswagen Volkswagen, BITranspo, 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, Klaus Zyciora


BlackBerry makes China push as the OS for Xpeng smart cars

The once-pioneering BlackBerry is pretty much out of the smartphone manufacturing game, but the Canadian company has been busy transitioning to providing software for connected devices, including smart cars. Now it’s brought that section of its business to China. This week, BlackBerry announced that it will be powering the Level 3 driving domain controller of Xpeng, one of the most-funded electric vehicle startups in China and Tesla’s local challenger. Baked in Xpeng’s intelligent cockpit is Bla...
Tags: Asia, New York, China, Tech, Tesla, Artificial Intelligence, Automotive, Alibaba, Xiaomi, Nvidia, Blackberry, Siemens, Ev, John Wall, Xavier, Huizhou



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