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Hertz will funnel thousands of EVs to major US cities—charging, too


Hertz is beginning the rollout of what the company claims is North America’s largest EV rental fleet in Denver, and showing how it plans to continue that rollout nationwide. The company on Thursday announced Hertz Electrifies, a public-private partnership model aimed at bringing EVs to rental customers and rideshare drivers in major cities, along… More…

Racing tech may bring efficient in-wheel motors into more EVs


Elaphe and McLaren are partnering to marry the former’s in-wheel motor tech with the latter’s racing expertise. At the recent 2023 CES in Las Vegas, the two companies announced an “in-wheel propulsion system” using Elaphe’s in-wheel motors and inverters from McLaren Applied Technologies to create “highly efficient and hyper-responsive electric… More…

2024 Volvo C40, XC40 Recharge: Range boost, possible RWD version


Volvo has revealed early details for revamped single-motor versions of its most affordable EVs, the XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge crossovers, which have up until now not been offered in the U.S. Both vehicles get some fundamental changes underneath. Up until now they’ve come with front-wheel-drive. Now, by switching that single-motor layout… More…

Classic ’80s-era Toyota Corolla GT-S reborn in EV, fuel-cell versions


Toyota on Friday unveiled two rebuilt examples of the classic 1980s Corolla GT-S, also known by the internal model code AE86—one with a battery-electric powertrain, and one with a hydrogen combustion engine. Debuting at the 2023 Tokyo Auto Salon, the two cars are meant to demonstrate how older vehicles—particularly ones cherished by… More…

Study: Pace of US EV adoption requires 8X charger growth by 2030


Keeping up with anticipated U.S. EV sales growth will require a lot more chargers, according to a new S&P Global Mobility study. Even accounting for home charging, which is how most EV drivers currently charge most of the time, the U.S. public charging network will need to quadruple in size between 2022 and 2025, and grow more than eight-fold… More…

Ram Charger inductive charging robot: How it will work for Ram EV


The first widely available factory original wireless charger in the U.S. might arrive not from Tesla or one of the Chinese EV makers, but from Stellantis. As it revealed its Ram electric truck concept last week, Ram gave a future inductive charging robot center stage. “We know from our Real Talk tour that our customers aren’t just… More…

Chinese startup might soon make EVs with cell-to-chassis tech


A Chinese startup plans to ditch battery packs entirely and integrate cells directly with an EV’s chassis. With this goal in mind, Neta Auto on Wednesday announced a cooperative agreement with battery supplier CATL to use the latter’s cell-to-chassis tech, branded as Integrated Intelligent Chassis (CIIC). In a press release, Neta said it would be… More…

Virtual power plants of GM, Ford EVs could cut “peaker” pollution


General Motors and Ford have joined a pilot project to use EVs as an alternative energy source for the electricity grid, helping to cut pollution from fossil fuels. Organized by the Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI), the project will network EVs, along with smart thermostats, appliances, and home solar installations and energy-storage arrays, to… More…

2023 Mazda MX-30 EV carries over, as range-extended rotary idles


Mazda confirmed Tuesday that the 2023 MX-30 EV will arrive in California dealerships this spring. Prices for the 2023 MX-30 EV are up somewhat, to $35,385 for the base model and $38,395 with the Premium Plus package. At the base level, that’s $740 higher than the 2022 Mazda MX-30 price. Earlier this week, Mazda confirmed that a rotary-engine… More…