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In pivot to electric trucks, will Detroit automakers have a manufacturing advantage?

20 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

The Tesla Model S took established automakers by surprise, allowing Tesla to carve out a niche in the marketplace. But things might be different with the upcoming crop of electric pickup trucks from Tesla and others, according to a Bloomberg analysis. The central argument is that Ford, General Motors, and Stellantis will be able to leverage...
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Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid rated at 28 electric miles, 33 mpg

Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring plug-in hybrid rated at 28 electric miles, 33 mpg

20 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Nearly a year after its planned arrival, the plug-in-hybrid Lincoln Corsair Grand Touring has just been given official EPA ratings. Lincoln's second plug-in vehicle-after the release of the Aviator Grand Touring plug-in hybrid last year-will go an EPA-rated 28 electric miles on a charge, followed by 33 mpg as a hybrid. The...
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End date for ICE, Detroit electric pickups, electric van upfits, Lincoln Corsair plug-in: Today's Car News

End date for ICE, Detroit electric pickups, electric van upfits, Lincoln Corsair plug-in: Today's Car News

20 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

California is asking President Biden for a date for ICE vehicles to be phased out. Soon we'll have more Ford electric-van upfit possibilities. The Lincoln Corsair plug-in hybrid is EPA-rated and coming soon. And could the Detroit automakers' manufacturing base become a strength as electric pickups ramp up? This and more, here at Green...
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First drive review: 2021 Karma GS-6 goes over the top on style and fun...

First drive review: 2021 Karma GS-6 goes over the top on style and fun, comes up short on range

It's been a long and winding road for Karma Automotive, which was born of the remains of Fisker more than five years ago and still hasn't managed to make as many cars as the... Read more ...

Yamaha wants to power some very fast EVs

Yamaha wants to power some very fast EVs

The Yamaha name is often associated with high-performance motorcycles, but the company also wants to power some very fast electric cars. Last year, Yamaha announced plans to... Read more ...

Preview: 2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is all about power...

Preview: 2022 Bentley Continental GT Speed Convertible is all about power and panache

If you're looking for the performance of a supercar in a true grand-touring package, it's hard to look past Bentley's Continental GT Speed which in its latest generation offers... Read more ...

Hyundai Staria Premium MPV Could Take On The Kia Carnival

Hyundai Staria Premium MPV Could Take On The Kia Carnival

The premium MPV's exterior and interior ahead of its global debut. So in this report, we'll focus on the technical aspects and the features on offer. The Staria is quite large... Read more ...

Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak Revealed with Massive Wing and Side-Exit...

This is the new Bentley Continental GT3 Pikes Peak, and for the first time the GT3 racecar will run on biofuel up the hill. The new Continental GT3 Pikes Peak is designed and... Read more ...

Volvo Highway Pilot promises unsupervised driving on highways*

Volvo Highway Pilot promises unsupervised driving on highways*

A redesigned Volvo XC90 based on an updated version of the current model's SPA modular platform is due in 2022, and it will eventually feature technology capable of controlling... Read more ...

Baja Snake: Shelby-tuned Great Wall Motor pickup reportedly coming

Baja Snake: Shelby-tuned Great Wall Motor pickup reportedly coming

Shelby American may be on the verge of unveiling its first tuned version of a Chinese product, in this case the Cannon pickup truck from Great Wall Motor. Automotive journalist... Read more ...

Rivian electric trucks will use cells from Samsung SDI

Rivian electric trucks will use cells from Samsung SDI

Rivian announced Monday that it will use Samsung SDI battery cells for its R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV, as well as upcoming commercial vehicles. Announcement... Read more ...

The Citroen C5 X Is An Estate, Saloon And Crossover All At Once

The Citroen C5 X Is An Estate, Saloon And Crossover All At Once

Citroen's latest C5 ditches the traditional three-box saloon shape of the old one for a blend of styles Read more ...

Next-gen Mahindra Scorpio Automatic Spotted On Test

Next-gen Mahindra Scorpio Automatic Spotted On Test

Mahindra Scorpio will be launched after the XUV700's introduction. An automatic transmission will be offered alongside the manual transmission. Scorpio should utilise the... Read more ...