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Hyundai to End Domestic Kona EV Sales Due to Recalls: Report

Hyundai’s Kona electric vehicle (EV) saw major recalls in the past several months, and as a result, the company has new plans for its flagship EV. On Friday, it was reported Hyundai is ready to stop selling the Kona EV domestically, due to a series of mass recalls from faulty braking systems and fires, according […]

GM Strikes $1 Billion Deal for EV Factory in Ontario, Canada

According to CTV News, General Motors Canada and Unifor National have reached a tentative agreement that is expected to bring $1 billion CAD ($787 million USD) worth of investment to the former’s CAMI Assembly Plant in Ingersoll, Ontario. #Unifor reaches tentative agreement with @GMcanada for $1 billion investment to bring electric commercial van production to CAMI […]

Apple’s Electric Car May Use Eye-Tracking Technology

The electric vehicle (EV) world is going nuts the past several months over rumors of an electric Apple car. And now, a convincing, albeit highly-speculative, new report has many wondering if the car will include some seriously impressive new technology. According to a recent report from EE Times, some are speculating that the rumored Apple […]

GM to Expand Corvette Line to Include Electric Crossover: Report

Even after General Motors’ (GM’s) recent announcement of a new electric delivery van, the company still isn’t done offering new products to the market this year. GM may be looking to produce a new electric vehicle (EV) crossover SUV based on the Corvette, according to Bloomberg Quint. The company has discussed a number of different […]

Kia to Launch 7 New Electric Vehicles by 2027

In a press release Thursday, Kia announced the renewal of its brand purpose and strategy, also dropping the word ‘Motors’ from its corporate name to now simply be called ‘Kia.’ With the new change, it also announced a new slogan, “Movement that inspires,” and new goals to completely prioritize its Plan S – a long-term […]

Amazon Announces Alexa Custom Assistant for Automakers

Amazon has announced plans to make in-car voice assistants more of a possibility for automakers using its own Alexa system. On Friday, Amazon announced the Alexa Custom Assistant service, which allows automakers and other device manufacturers to develop their own personal assistant, according to CNBC. While the technology relies on developments already made by Amazon, […]

Apple Supplier Foxconn Plans Joint Electric Vehicle Venture

Foxconn has been making our precious iPhones for Apple to deliver around the world for quite some time now, but according to new reports, the company now has plans to branch out into a new sector. On Wednesday, Foxconn and Zhejiang Geely Holding Group Co. put out a joint statement announcing their entry into the […]

Amazon’s Rivan Electric Van Spotted Delivering Packages in L.A.

Rivian’s new electric delivery van for Amazon Prime has only been spotted a few times in the wild so far, though that’ll likely increase in the years and months to come. But in the newest sighting, the van’s looking fresh and new in a suburban neighborhood. Facebook user Jeffrey Chen posted a series of photos […]

GM to Launch Electric Delivery Truck for FedEx and Others

A new challenger has entered the ring to rival Rivian’s electric delivery van for Amazon, and it’s reportedly coming alongside an electric pallet to make moving packages easier. The EV600 commercial electric truck will be one of two initially-released products for FedEx from General Motors’ (GM’s) new startup, BrightDrop, which is set to launch later […]

Apple Met with California EV Startup Canoo to Discuss Car Plans

We’re now starting to hear more and more about what Apple might be up to for its electric car plans. According to The Verge, Apple met with Los Angeles-based electric vehicle (EV) startup, Canoo, in the first half of 2020. Both companies discussed investment and even acquisition, cite unnamed sources. Canoo owns a proprietary skateboard […]

Canada Invests $1.1 Million for Electric Vehicle Smart Grid in Nova Scotia

The Government of Canada announced today it has invested $1,119,000 CAD ($879,000 USD) for Nova Scotia Power to create what it calls a “cost-effective energy solutions for an electric vehicle (EV) smart grid–integrated system.” The pilot project “will demonstrate and assess smart charging EV solutions and technologies for the potential to make more efficient use […]

Sony Vision-S Electric Vehicle Now Road Testing in Europe [VIDEO]

Last year, Sony alluded to a potential upcoming electric vehicle (EV), and just when the world started to forget, the company dropped a stunning new video of a prototype. On Monday, Sony released a teaser video of public road testing for the Vision-S prototype, and at first glance, it’s a beautiful piece of EV machinery. […]

NHTSA Battery Safety Initiative Pushes for Safer Electric Vehicles

While Tesla’s cars are largely considered safe from accidents and other driving-related incidents, the biggest criticism of electric vehicle (EV) safety in general is the correlation with battery fires. In a new bid to push the EV auto industry towards safer car batteries, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced Saturday it will increase […]

NIO Stock Hits All-Time High Following ET7 Announcement

Chinese electric vehicle (EV) maker NIO unveiled its first sedan on Sunday, the ET7, which resulted in its shares outperform most of its automaker peers on Monday. After sharing the ET7 and its solid-state battery pack, NIO’s shares reached an all-time high of $66.99 on Monday while other stocks, including Tesla, saw a major decline […]