Ford is in ‘deep development’ of its next-generation EV pickup truck

Ford is in “deep development” of its next-generation electric vehicles, including a new, full-size EV pickup that will complement the automaker’s already-successful F-150 Lightning. Ford has been working on several new developments for its “Model e” division dedicated toward EVs in hopes of creating an industry-leading platform. One of these developments, revealed last year, was […]

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Volkswagen pondering battery facility in Canada: report

Volkswagen is reportedly considering Ontario, Canada, as a potential site for a dedicated battery facility. Reports suggest that the province is optimistic about the automaker’s plans, with Ontario reportedly offering investments and other incentives for the project.  This was not the first time that the idea of a Volkswagen battery cell plant in North America […]

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BMW recalls over 3,000 EVs for faulty pedestrian noisemaker

BMW of North America is recalling 3,431 i4 and iX electric vehicles due to the potential failure of its pedestrian warning noisemaker. In a recall notice on the NHTSA website, BMW said, “During vehicle start-up, the artificial sound generator control unit may experience a fault and fail to generate the external pedestrian warning sound.” Federal […]

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Tesla offers new $3,000 discount or free Supercharging with trade-ins, slashing prices further

Update: Tesla has confirmed the Model 3 and Model Y are not included in this promotion. Paragraph 7 reflects this, as well as confirmation from Tesla. Tesla is now offering additional discounts or free Supercharging incentives with the purchase of new Model S and Model X vehicles, but the automaker is requiring owners to trade […]

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Tesla’s ‘can be tapped into’ by the government: rapper explains why he’ll never ride in one

Rapper Rick Ross founded Maybach Music Group in 2009, and you shouldn’t expect him to change it to “Tesla Music Group” anytime soon. The rapper and music producer recently explained his reasoning for not wanting to ride in a Tesla, and the reason might blow your mind. “I’ve never ridden in a Tesla,” Ross said […]

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Porsche dominates Formula E’s first races

Porsche and Porsche-powered teams have quickly dominated in the first two races of the Formula E calendar. TAG Heuer Porsche driver, Pascal Wehrlein, took first place in Diriyah, Saudi Arabia, yesterday, following a nail-biting second-place finish in Mexico City two weeks ago. Similarly, Jake Dennis of Avalanche Andretti Autosport traded off first and second position […]

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Tesla looks for support in HB2468 in fight against dealerships in Virginia

Tesla is asking for help in a new fight against dealerships as the automaker is pushing for Virginia House Bill 2468 to be passed through a House Transportation Sub Committee early next week. Virginia House Bill 2468 would eliminate the need for manufacturers who have already gone through administrative hearings in Virginia for new sales […]

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Wyoming’s SJ4, the state’s plan to ban EVs, falls before getting any momentum

Wyoming’s Senate Joint Resolution 4 (SJ4), a bill that encouraged a ban on the sale of electric vehicles by 2035, fell yesterday before garnering any real momentum. Wyoming Senators Jim Anderson, Brian Boner, Ed Cooper, Dan Dockstader, Representatives Donald Burkhart, Jr, and Bill Henderson sponsored a bill that encouraged the preservation of the oil and […]

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U.S. EV sales grow by 65 percent despite overall auto market decline in 2022

Sales of electric vehicles in the United States grew by 65 percent in 2022, despite a decline in total new vehicle sales for the first time since 2011, new data shows. New data from Kelley Blue Book shows that, for the first time in just over a decade, Americans bought fewer new cars than the year […]

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