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Lexus Boss Plans EV Overhaul, Benchmarks Tesla for 2026 Strategy

Lexus, the premium brand of Toyota, is gearing up for a significant transformation as it plans to fully embrace electric vehicles (EVs) by 2035. Takashi Watanabe, the newly appointed president of Lexus International, announced that the brand will unveil its first concept for next-generation EVs at the upcoming Japan Mobility Show. Watanabe, who assumed his […]

Toyota Hopes to Rival Tesla with Advanced Manufacturing Techniques

Toyota, the world’s top-selling automaker, is leveraging advanced manufacturing techniques and its renowned lean production methods to catch up with electric vehicle (EV) market leader Tesla. The Japanese automaker showcased its latest technological advances during a plant tour for the media in central Japan last week, revealing its strategy to close the gap in the […]

Polestar 2 Now Has Amazon’s Prime Video App

Polestar 2, the first vehicle to feature Google’s Android Automotive OS since its 2019 launch, has added Amazon’s Prime Video to its infotainment offerings. The streaming service will be accessible while the car is parked or charging. This addition follows the integration of YouTube, which became available in Polestar 2 in June 2023. Since its […]

Canada Will Need 20 Years to Break Even on Volkswagen EV Plant: Report

A recent report from Ottawa’s budgetary watchdog, Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux, has indicated a much longer timeline for the Canadian and Ontario governments to recover their investments in tax credits for Volkswagen and Stellantis battery plants. Contradicting Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s initial claim of a five-year break-even, the analysis suggests a 20-year horizon. The […]

Honda Joins Tesla’s North American Charging Standard

Honda has announced a collaboration with Tesla to integrate the latter’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) into its upcoming EV models slated for release in North America from 2025. A new EV is set to debut from Honda in 2025 and will be the first to feature the NACS port. Subsequent models will also adopt […]

Polestar to Launch Smartphone in China, Because Why Not

Swedish electric vehicle manufacturer, Polestar, is set to release a branded smartphone in December, coinciding with the launch of its first sports utility vehicle (SUV) in China, the Polestar 4. The announcement emphasizes the company’s innovative approach in the electric vehicle market, integrating technology with transportation. The Polestar 4, an SUV coupe, will be the […]

Lucid Targets $50,000 EV to Rival Tesla Model 3 and Model Y

Lucid Motors CEO Peter Rawlinson, once an engineer for Tesla, is looking to push the boundaries of the electric vehicle (EV) market. Drawing from his rich experience with Tesla, Rawlinson is now steering Lucid to tackle two of the most pressing concerns in the EV world: range anxiety and affordability. As the brains behind the […]

Rivian Reveals Range for Dual-Motor R1T Models

In an update on Thursday, electric vehicle manufacturer Rivian has revealed the EPA-estimated range for its Dual-Motor and Performance Dual-Motor R1T models. The company took to X to announce that these models offer the best range in their lineup, boasting up to 410 miles with the Max pack and 21-inch wheels. According to the tweet, […]

Ford Pro Unveils New Chargers for Electric Fleets

Ford Pro, the commercial arm of Ford Motor Company, has announced new additions to its electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions aimed at easing the transition for businesses to electric fleets. The new Series 2 AC Charging Station 80 amp and expanded DC Fast Charger options come with a range of features designed to simplify and […]

Kia Unveils EV5 Compact Electric SUV

In a bid to redefine sustainable mobility within the compact SUV sector, Kia introduced its all-electric compact SUV, the Kia EV5, at the Chengdu Motor Show in China. Targeted predominantly at millennial families, this vehicle combines the best of Kia’s design, technology, and sustainability. The EV5 is a testament to Kia’s unwavering commitment to spearheading […]

Tesla and Rivian Back Right-to-Repair Deal with Telematics

In a significant move supporting automotive repair rights, both Tesla and Rivian have endorsed an agreement that advocates for the inclusion of crucial telematics data. This commitment, backed by leading automakers and independent repair shops, signifies a substantial step towards transparency and consumer rights in the automotive industry. Both electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers expressed their […]

Polestar Hits 150,000 Production Milestone

Polestar has announced the start of deliveries for its upgraded Polestar 2, the Volvo subsidiary’s flagship volume car that started production in 2020. Since then, over 150,000 units of the Polestar vehicles have been produced in three years. With more than 20,000 Polestar 2 vehicles on UK roads, the brand has surged to be the […]

Ford’s Mustang Mach-E Recall Being Probed by NHTSA

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has launched an investigation into Ford Motor’s recall of its 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric vehicles. The agency is determining whether the recall of nearly 49,000 vehicles, issued in June 2022, adequately addressed safety concerns, reports Reuters. Ford initiated the recall after identifying an issue where the vehicle’s […]

Honda and Acura to Join Tesla’s Charging Standard

Honda has announced its intention to integrate Tesla’s North American Charging Standard (NACS) ports into its upcoming electric vehicles (EVs). This move will also extend to its luxury division, Acura, enabling both brands to tap into Tesla’s expansive Supercharger network, reports Autoblog. Noriya Kaihara, the President and CEO of American Honda Motor Co., emphasized the […]

Electric 2024 Acura ZDX and ZDX Type S Unveiled [VIDEO]

Acura has announced its transition to the electrified era with the global debut of its first all-electric models, the 2024 Acura ZDX and ZDX Type S. This exciting revelation comes as the automobile world gathers at Monterey Car Week, an event for car enthusiasts worldwide. The ZDX Type S stands out as the most potent […]