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Volvo XC40 EPA Range Falls Short vs Tesla Model Y

In many ways, Volvo’s XC40 is a reasonable comparison to the acclaimed Tesla Model Y. But despite its versatility and sheer size, the electric vehicle (EV) isn’t quite as polished as the Model Y for just a few specific reasons. The Volvo XC40 Recharge falls significantly short of the Model Y when it comes to […]

Amazon Announces Custom Electric Delivery Vehicle with Rivian

On Thursday, Amazon announced its first custom electric delivery vehicle, in its most recent attempt to reach goals of net zero carbon by 2040. The company has been collaborating with EV company Rivian to make three different, custom delivery vehicle models, the first of which is expected to deliver in 2021. Ross Rachey, Amazon’s Director […]

Mercedes Reveals Plans to Shift Towards Electric Vehicles

Mercedes-Benz has long been considered a luxury car brand, though it’s apparently looking to shift gears a bit. According to Bloomberg, the car manufacturer is looking to restructure its operations to focus on profitability, not volume, amidst a major global shift to electric vehicles (EVs). The Daimler AG has said it’s shooting to bring sales […]

Every Single Polestar 2 EV Recalled Over Random Shutdown Bug

According to InsideEVs, Polestar has decided to conduct a complete recall of the Polestar 2 following the discovery of a mysterious issue that’s causing the EV to simply shut down in various situations – even while it’s driving! Operating on the Android Automotive OS and hailing a key-less driving experience (the vehicle connects directly to your […]

Electrify America Launches Solar-Powered Charging Stations in Fresno County

The infrastructure of electric vehicle (EV) chargers is growing, and there’s a lot of work to be done if California’s going to stop the sale of new gas-powered vehicles by 2035. On Wednesday, Electrify America announced it would be constructing eight brand new, solar-powered, off-grid charging stations throughout Fresno county. The news is exciting for […]

Nikola World 2020 Postponed, Badger Fate Unknown

Nikola Motors is delaying its scheduled-contract signing with GM, but the company just released a hopeful attempt to maintain its status as a credible company. On Wednesday, Nikola shared a press release stating its “executing strategy and vision to deliver innovative technology, energy, and transportation solutions.” The release included a timeline of its commercial truck […]

2021 Ford Mach-E Mustang Sees Up to $3,000 Price Drops

There’s no denying that the Mustang is a classic car, and with Ford’s release of the Mustang Mach-E series, consumers now have an electric version of the fan favorite. And now, the price is coming down. As of Tuesday, the base price of the 2021 Mach-E Mustang has been reduced, according to Mach-E Forum. The […]

Ford to Build Electric Vehicles in Canada with $1.8 Billion CAD Investment

Ford Canada has announced the company will invest $1.8 billion CAD ($1.34 billion USD) to become the first manufacturer in Canada to build full battery electric vehicles. Last week, Unifor National, the union representing employees had reached provisional agreement on the deal, officially announced today by Ford. The news comes as the company’s hourly employees […]

California Needs to Expand the Grid for EV-Only Sales Target in 2035: WSJ

Countries, states, and counties worldwide are looking to figure out how to incentivize their constituents into buying electric vehicles (EV), and California has announced its own bold attempt at doing just that. However, according to Wall Street Journal’s Russell Gold, the move is going to take a significant rehaul of the state’s electric grid, especially […]

Polestar Precept to Start Production Confirms CEO

Electric automaker Polestar, founded by Volvo and Geely, has announced its Precept EV will officially start production. Polestar made the announcement on Saturday local time in China, where the Precept will be built, at a new production facility that has yet to be established, according to the company. “‘Stunning. Spectacular. Cutting-edge. We’d like to see […]