The side 3/4 view of a pink 2021 Porsche Taycan with its door open
Hybrids & Electrics

The EPA Claims the 2021 Porsche Taycan Has More Range

Fuel-efficiency, or rather, energy-efficiency claims are important consumer concerns, especially for those buying EVs. And compared to some of its rivals—especially Tesla’s models—the Porsche Taycan didn’t fare as well in EPA testing. However, for the 2021 model year, it appears the Taycan has found some extra range. But has it? The EPA has new estimates …

2022 Subaru EV SUV
Trucks & SUVs

The New Subaru EV Is Powered by Toyota

Wait, what? A new Subaru EV is on the way? Yes, the 2022 Electric Subaru will be here soon, and it will be powered by Toyota. Sneak peeks show an incredibly confident look that could change the way people think about Subieville.  The 2022 Subaru EV is coming  According to Torque News, Subaru and Toyota are …

A bright-green TerraTrike Rambler EVO recumbent e-trike
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Can You Get a Recumbent Trike as an E-Bike?

Although e-bikes aren’t necessarily ‘traditional’ EVs, they do boost your pedaling with an electric motor. Some models don’t even require you to pedal. And several motoring companies—including Jeep, Triumph, and Harley-Davidson—are getting into the e-bike game alongside existing bicycle brands. But, while you can turn a ‘normal’ bicycle into an e-bike, can you do the …

A silver 2021 Sondors Metacycle in a warehouse
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E-Bike Maker Sondors Has a $5000 Electric Motorcycle

As e-bikes grow in popularity, they’re starting to edge into the territory and price category of cheap urban-focused motorcycles. In fact, a few motorcycle companies, including Triumph and Ducati, have branched out to e-bikes to reach more customers. But the reverse is also possible, as e-bike maker Sondors has demonstrated with its Metacycle electric motorcycle. …

An electric car owner prepares to charge his car at an electric car charging station EV charging
Hybrids & Electrics

The Biggest Complaints About Electric Cars

There’s really no beating around the bush. Electric cars are growing in popularity. But with that popularity comes a number of complaints. But when it comes to electric cars, what do people have to complain about? Let’s dive in. Newer electric cars aren’t always the most reliable According to Consumer Reports, newer electric cars aren’t …

Two Tesla models in front of a building
Hybrids & Electrics

The Biggest Tesla Complaints

There’s no denying that Tesla has become one of the most popular automotive brands in the country. Its cars are sleek. The tech is cool. And owning one means that you won’t be stopping to refuel at the pump anytime soon. But as enticing as all of that may be, Tesla does have some issues …

Women ride electric scooters in Santa Monica, California.
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3 Things You Need To Know Before Buying an Electric Scooter

Electric scooters have seen a little bit of an uptick in sales during the last year’s global health crisis. People have been leery of riding in crowded busses, trains, or carpooling. So, the electric scooter has been getting some attention from consumers. So, what should somebody look for when purchasing their first one? Not all …

The profile of the Magic Bus mobile preschool EV Winnebago
Marine & RVs

Winnebago Built a Magic Bus EV Mobile School RV

Winnebago has a specialty vehicle division. This division takes care of crafting their commercial platforms for clients that require special attention. For example, they prepare a Winnebago RV for use as a food truck, wheelchair-accessible RV, mobile surgical station or dental office, and so on. Recently, they got the opportunity to work together with the …

The Tesla Model S Performance offers a 2.3-second 0-60 time and over 350 miles of available range.
Hybrids & Electrics

Broken Tesla Model S Finally Gets a V8 Heart Transplant

When you think of a Tesla Model S, chances are the first things that come to mind are its savage 0-60mph times or its incredible range. However, when one of these cars gets wrecked in an accident, they essentially become massive paperweights. This is because Tesla won’t sell Model S parts to the general public. …

2021 TRD Pro Tundra in the desert
Trucks & SUVs

Will the 2022 Toyota Tundra Outmuscle Rivals?

The old Toyota Tundra is finally getting a makeover. But will the 2022 Toyota Tundra be able to compete with rivals like the Ford F-150, Ram 1500, and more? Even the Chevy Silverado and GMC Sierra have had at least one full-on redesign since the Tundra was last updated.  What to expect with the 2022 …

The Lunar Rover was an electric vehicle (EV).
Hybrids & Electrics

A Deep Dive Into the 50-Year-Old Lunar Rover

For the first time ever, in July 1971, astronauts were able to drive across the surface of the moon. They used the Lunar Rover to accomplish this. The electric vehicle, or EV, would go on to inspire generations of scientists and engineers. That was 50 years ago. So, it is an appropriate time to go back …

The black and white electric van called the Toyota APM, Accessible People Mover
Hybrids & Electrics

That Time Toyota Built a Golf Cart

Golf carts can be used for many purposes beyond the golf course. For example, college campuses have used them for security. However, it does not end there. Paramedics have used them at sporting events, and airports have also used them as shuttles. Regardless of their mission, the mobility machines are rarely made by a mainline …

A Porsche Taycan Turbo S on display at an auto show
Hybrids & Electrics

This 8 Million Dollar EV Has Been Around Since the 1970s

Electric cars have been around since the 1800s. But, back then, they were not optimized anywhere near today’s capabilities. Yet, in the 1970s, one outfit decided to make a vehicle meant to traverse unknown territories by using electric propulsion. That electric vehicle, or EV, would be captured on film and go on to capture the …

The driver's side front quarter of a silver Fisker Ocean electric SUV
Trucks & SUVs

Why is Fisker Teasing Its Electric Pickup Now?

Henrik Fisker, the head of Fisker, Inc., has been a busy person. During 2020 he shopped his all-electric premium SUV around until he found a suitable partner to build. During that time, he also teased that there would be additional vehicles coming to the Fisker lineup. Then, just a little over a week ago, he …

Tesla Model 3 vehicles which will be exported to Europe
Hybrids & Electrics

Can You Even Buy a Used Tesla?

It’s no secret that media and mystery are integral elements of the Tesla marketing strategy. Between Twitter and surprise announcements, Elon Musk continues keeping EV consumers on their toes when it comes to buying a Tesla product. I mean, really. Can you even buy a used Tesla? When it comes to buying a used car, …

The Mercedes-Benz logo on the grille of the electric vehicle Mercedes Vision EQS
Hybrids & Electrics

Mercedes-Benz Poised to Steal Tesla’s Thunder With EV ‘Fireworks’

Tesla has set itself apart with its focus on innovation, technology, and green design. While its electric vehicles stand out today, other companies are working to catch up. Mercedes-Benz, for one, is positioning itself to steal Tesla’s thunder with eight new electric vehicles starting in 2022. Here’s a look at the German automaker’s plans. Mercedes-Benz’s …

Volkswagen mobile charging robot EV charger
Hybrids & Electrics

Volkswagen’s Fix for Limited EV Chargers: Send in the Droids

Though battery technology is inching towards affordability, major EV adoption still has hurdles to overcome. And as Consumer Reports’ recent survey showcases, one of the biggest is public EV charger availability. Even though fast-charging stations cut recharge time, it only works if everyday consumers can reasonably access them. And Volkswagen recently announced what it claims …

A red 2020 Honda Clarity drives down a city street
Hybrids & Electrics

The Honda Clarity EV Is Dying a Slow Death

Honda’s hybrid and electric cars have been around for years. But there’s one you may not have heard of: the Clarity EV. This Honda is an electric plug-in that indicates the automaker’s commitment to the environment through fuel cell development. However, this model might not be around much longer. The 2020 Honda Clarity EV Here’s …

The side view of a red-and-white 2021 Honda Super Cub C125 ABS
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Honda Super Cub C125 vs. Aventon Level E-Bike: Back To Basics

Although mopeds are arguably even easier to own, for much of the world, motorcycles are some of the most affordable motor vehicles. And one of the cheapest is the Honda Super Cub C125, the modern version of the best-selling motor vehicle ever. But thanks to electric motor assistance, e-bikes are able to keep pace with …

A digital image of a 2021 Toyota Mirai in studio.
Hybrids & Electrics

Toyota Not Bullish on Bans of Internal Combustion Engines

Yesterday we covered Europe Is killing internal combustion engines for commercial vehicles by 2040. We also have previously covered how different nations are making similar moves for regular consumer vehicles. Today, the word is that Toyota may not be on board with the timeframe for the shift to alternate fuels. If they could have their way, the …

The Tesla Model Y is the brand's first small electric crossover.
Hybrids & Electrics

Is the Tesla Model Y’s AWD System Any Good?

As far as electric crossovers go, the Tesla Model Y is one of the very best. Aside from offering a surprising amount of electric range, the Model Y is also a decent performer. Unlike a traditional all-wheel-drive system, the Model Y employs a dual-motor setup to send traction to all wheels. To test just how …

GM Ultium EV battery pack
Hybrids & Electrics

Will EV Batteries Truly Become Affordable in 2023?

While the global internal-combustion vehicle fleet is slowly pivoting to EVs, it won’t be a simple or quick process. And most of the barriers are based on what separates ICE vehicles from EVs: battery packs. However, in addition to updates in design and material choices, there may be more good news for potential EV owners …

Hyliion Hypertruck ERX
Hybrids & Electrics

The Hyliion Hypertruck Is an Alt-Fuel Beast

As interest in electric vehicles grows, Hyliion Holdings Corporation is the newest company to enter EV manufacturing. Expected to arrive in 2021, the negative net-zero-emission hybrid Hypertruck ERX promises to reduce the trucking industry’s reliance on fossil fuels. Not only does the Hyliion Hypertruck use an alternative fuel source, but it also boasts performance capabilities …