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Rivian intends to make its own batteries, hints at future European plant


In paperwork required for its initial public offering (IPO), Rivian has disclosed that it’s considering manufacturing its own batteries, and may also expand production beyond the United States. The company mentioned in-house battery manufacturing in a prospectus filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission earlier this month, while also… More…

Report: Ford is sending “charge angels” to infrastructure trouble spots


As the rollout of the Ford Mustang Mach-E continues, the automaker is reportedly sending “charge angels” to identify faulty infrastructure. Some public charging stations are older and don’t meet Ford’s standards for reliability, Darren Palmer, the automaker’s general manager of battery electric vehicles, said in a recent interview with Automotive… More…

First drive review: 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT upgrades performance without losing range


As if carrying just one legacy name wasn’t enough, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E GT adds a second set of historical baggage with by tacking on a pair of initials that mean something extra to Ford. The “GT” distinction has only been worn by a few vehicles throughout the Blue Oval’s history: Mustangs, the Le Mans-winning Ford… More…

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS tops out with a 350-mile EPA range rating, trailing Tesla and Lucid


The final pieces of the puzzle are falling into place for the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS ahead of its U.S. launch this fall, and one of those is its official EPA range rating. After our first drive of the EQS in Switzerland over the summer, we guessed that the most efficient models might top 400 miles of range given the car’s WLTP cycle rating… More…

What have Daimler electric truck fleets taught over a million real-world miles?


Electric trucks from Daimler Trucks’ Freightliner division have racked up one million miles in real-world use with fleet operators, and now the company is ready to discuss what it has learned. Over 40 Freightliner eCascadia semi trucks and Freightliner eM2 box trucks have been tested by about 50 customers in real commercial fleet operations, the… More…

Tesla Cyberquad electric ATV “that won’t roll” still due to pair with Cybertruck


In Tesla’s annual shareholders’ meeting, held Thursday, CEO Elon Musk pointed to the supply chain—and batteries in particular—as related to the delay of the company’s electric pickup, the Cybertruck. Musk confirmed that the start of production for the Cybertruck will happen in 2022, with volume production in 2023… More…

Volvo parent Geely reveals $9,000 Geometry EV for China, bullish on battery swapping


Chinese automaker Geely Auto Group, the parent company of Volvo, recently unveiled a new electric car for its home market that will start at the equivalent of just $9,200. The Geometry EX3 is the latest model from Geely’s all-electric Geometry brand. At 157.6 inches long (with a 97.6-inch wheelbase), 69.2 inches wide, and 62.0 inches tall, the… More…

Tesla raises Model 3 and Model Y base prices by $2,000


Tesla has raised the base prices of the Model 3 and Model Y by $2,000, the latest in a series of price changes this year. First spotted by Electrek, Tesla’s online configurator now shows the price of the base rear-wheel drive Model 3 Standard Range Plus as $41,990 instead of the previous $39,990. The starting price of the Model 3 Performance also… More…

GM teases glass roof of 400-mile Silverado EV electric truck, due for CES debut


GM announced Wednesday that it plans to reveal the fully electric Chevrolet Silverado EV pickup in January at CES in Las Vegas. The company also released a teaser of the truck, showing off the truck’s available fixed glass roof. It says the Silverado EV will be the first of its full-size trucks to offer such an arrangement. GM President Mark… More…

Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe likens the R1T to Rocky Road ice cream


A line of pickup trucks leads to a makeshift camp of a rehabbed motel in the shadow of Breckenridge ski resort in Colorado. Up here at 9,600 feet, pickup trucks not only outnumber mountain peaks, they also outnumber the state’s unofficial vehicle, a Subaru Anything. This line of Rivian R1T pickups is different, however: They are the first… More…

Report: Tesla is alleging theft of battery trade secrets by Rivian


Tesla is continuing its trade secrets fight with Rivian, alleging that the electric-truck hopeful poached employees and stole “highly proprietary” battery technology, according to a Bloomberg report. The Silicon Valley firm filed a lawsuit against Rivian 14 months ago, but claims the company has continued poaching its staff, and using them to… More…

First Drive Review: 2022 Lucid Air delivers a new leading edge for EVs


Up until now, those buying premium electric cars have faced a stark dilemma: Either choose the EV that represents the leading edge of performance, range, and efficiency—yes, that would be the Tesla—or choose the EV that’s a more holistic luxury car in terms of features, styling, refinement, and build quality. The 2022 Lucid Air… More…

GM aims for affordable EVs with longer range with battery innovation center


General Motors sees a future of 600-mile EVs, enabled by advances that will double energy density, while it also targets a 60% cost reduction by mid-decade. On Tuesday GM announced another step it sees as essential for making that happen: an “innovation center” for battery technology, with the aim of accelerating development and… More…

2022 Hummer EV Edition 1 gives GM the toolbox for affordable Chevy and GMC electric pickups


General Motors’ move to electric pickups—and its large-scale shift of its entire lineup to electric vehicles–is starting with a 1,000-hp supertruck packing enough batteries for a 350-mile range. The 2022 GMC Hummer EV represents the top of the electric pickup lineup, and every model comes with all of the technology GM can throw… More…

First drive review: 2022 Mazda MX-30 arrives more than fashionably late to the EV party


Our drive of the 2022 Mazda MX-30, on a route Mazda chose around Irvine, California, was meant to show the MX-30’s city and suburban bona fides. And the MX-30 is actually quite nice to drive, with well-sorted suspension and steering tuning. But the overarching thought over my head the whole time was: Does this really matter? Any discussion… More…