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Canoo shows off naked skateboard platform, in-house EV propulsion systems in action

5 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

California startup Canoo is building electric cars with a skateboard platform that contains all mechanical components within the chassis. This packaging helps free up more passenger space-Canoo estimates its first model will have the space of a large SUV with the footprint of a compact car-but it also means you can drive the bare...
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SK Innovation's Georgia plants will make batteries for 300,000 EVs annually

SK Innovation's Georgia plants will make batteries for 300,000 EVs annually

5 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

Korean firm SK Innovation estimates that a pair of factories on a common site in Commerce, Georgia, will build batteries for 300,000 electric cars annually once full capacity is reached. On Monday the company announced the first hires for the Georgia site, saying it planned to create 1,000 jobs by 2021 and over 2,600 jobs by 2024. The two stages...
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Plug-in hybrids and EVs cost less to maintain and repair, finds Consumer Reports

Plug-in hybrids and EVs cost less to maintain and repair, finds Consumer Reports

5 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

Electric vehicles are often sold and promoted on the basis that they'll cost less to maintain and repair versus gasoline-powered vehicles. In a whitepaper released Thursday, the consumer advocacy organization behind Consumer Reports, informed by CR's reliability survey data, tested that boilerplate assumption against its real-world...
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Canoo platform, Georgia battery plant, PHEV and EV costs: Today's Car News

Canoo platform, Georgia battery plant, PHEV and EV costs: Today's Car News

5 monthes ago   |   By High Gear Media

The battery maker SK Innovation this week started ramping up a massive cell plant for U.S.-made EVs. Consumer Reports says that plug-in hybrids cost less than traditional models. And Canoo has some fast fun with its bare electric-vehicle platform out in the open. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The California electric vehicle startup...
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Production-spec Skoda Kushaq Interior Previewed Ahead Of March 18 Global...

Production-spec Skoda Kushaq Interior Previewed Ahead Of March 18 Global Premiere

Skoda Kushaq to be revealed on March 18. It is underpinned by the localised version of the VW Group's MQB-A0 platform. Will be provided with two turbo-petrol engines: a... Read more ...

EVs and raw materials, dealership EV upgrades, Volvo's shift to all-EV...

EVs and raw materials, dealership EV upgrades, Volvo's shift to all-EV: Today's Car News

Will the massive dealership networks of GM and Ford become a help or a hindrance, as these companies shift to EVs? Also, we look at another aspect of EVs' carbon footprint. And... Read more ...

Nissan plans Rogue safety update, Aston Martin AMR21 revealed, Volvo's...

Nissan plans Rogue safety update, Aston Martin AMR21 revealed, Volvo's electric path: What's New The Car Connection

Nissan pledges to update 2021 Rogue that fared poorly in NHTSA crash test New crossover SUV gets a rare two-star rating for passenger-side impact protection, but Nissan... Read more ...

Meet the AMR21: First Aston Martin F1 car in 60 years revealed

Meet the AMR21: First Aston Martin F1 car in 60 years revealed

Aston Martin is returning to the Formula One grid in 2021 for the first time in over 60 years via a rebranding of the Racing Point team. Aston Martin's team, officially known... Read more ...

Mercedes-AMG GT 73e Teased Alongside New F1 Car and One Hypercar

Mercedes-AMG GT 73e Teased Alongside New F1 Car and One Hypercar

Mercedes-AMG revealed their all new Formula 1 car yesterday and today they have revealed a video as well as some new shots focused on performance. This caught our attention not... Read more ...

Manhart's New Bold and Gold BMW M3 and M4 Competition Packs 611 hp

Manhart's New Bold and Gold BMW M3 and M4 Competition Packs 611 hp

The new BMW M3 and M4 is arriving at showrooms around the world and so we can expect tuners and aftermarket shops to be getting their hands on them in the very near future and... Read more ...

First drive: 2021 Honda Ridgeline bridges crossover comfort with pickup...

First drive: 2021 Honda Ridgeline bridges crossover comfort with pickup truck capability

It feels like the Honda Ridgeline always has something to prove. The mid-size pickup truck rides on a unibody car platform that buffer trucks might shame as soft, even though... Read more ...

Involved in a Car Accident? Here's Why You Need a Lawyer

Many people think that if they weren't doing anything wrong at the time of their car accident, then they don't need a lawyer. This is a common misconception. One of the worst... Read more ...

In China, an Electric Car Maker Loses Money but Thinks Big

Nio can tap an extensive supply chain that Beijing has built to achieve its dream of dominating the manufacture of electric cars. Read more ...

Suzuki To Push Electrification In India

Suzuki To Push Electrification In India

Suzuki's India plans include an initiative for electrification, while also retaining more than 50 percent market share in the passenger car segment. This will also have an... Read more ...