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Electric Cars Compared By Price Per Mile Of Range – Sep 18, 2021

Electric Cars Compared By Price Per Mile Of Range – Sep 18, 2021

In this post we compare the base prices (MSRP plus destination charge) and EPA Combined range - the only common metrics that we have in the U.S. BEV market. Additionally, we add the price per mile after applying the federal tax credit (if eligible). The Chevrolet Bolt...

Rivian Patents New Kind Of Sliding Door, But What For?

Rivian Patents New Kind Of Sliding Door, But What For?

You would think that the humble automotive sliding door couldn’t really be improved upon or changed dramatically, because it would have already been done by now, right? Well, Rivian seems to have a different idea and it just filed a patent with the World Intellectual...

US: Audi Announces Q4 e-tron SUV And Sportback Prices

US: Audi Announces Q4 e-tron SUV And Sportback Prices

Audi is introducing in the U.S. two more all-electric cars, the Q4 e-tron (SUV) and Q4 e-tron Sportback, which means that together with the e-tron (SUV), e-tron Sportback and e-tron GT, there will be a total of five Audi BEVs by the end of 2021. At the launch,...

At $7,500, Could This AWD 1995 Honda Today Make For A Bright Tomorrow?

At $7,500, Could This AWD 1995 Honda Today Make For A Bright Tomorrow?

One thing that always got my panties in a bunch with RHD cars is the pedal arrangement. That’s the same as on an LHD car. I think if you’re going to drive on that side of the car you should have to use an exact mirror of the controls from a LHD car, with the accelerator on the left. My concern has always been learning to shift with my left hand. I’m not ambidextrous and damn, I fear that I could really create some issues on the road.

Lincoln “Mark E” Electric SUV Will Probably Look A Lot Like This

Lincoln “Mark E” Electric SUV Will Probably Look A Lot Like This

Lincoln announced it will become a fully electrified luxury brand by 2030, but the Ford-owned carmaker currently has no EV in its lineup.  That will change next year when Lincoln will debut its first all-electric vehicle, an SUV roughly the size of the Nautilus...

Why Gordon Murray Design's iStream Tech Is Perfect For Future EVs

Why Gordon Murray Design's iStream Tech Is Perfect For Future EVs

Gordon Murray Design (GMD), the company founded by the legendary designer of the McLaren F1 and many other road and racing cars, has revealed more details about its iStream design and manufacturing process. Described as being “perfectly suited to future electric...

How Much Does A Tesla Cost?

How Much Does A Tesla Cost?

Just thirteen years after the first Roadster deliveries, Tesla has become perhaps the most salient U.S. automaker. Whether it’s the compact sedan or crossover segment, it’s more than apparent that Tesla is the most popular electric car brand.  Instead of simply...

GM Reveals Three New Motors That Will Power Its Future EVs

GM Reveals Three New Motors That Will Power Its Future EVs

General Motors is reaffirming its commitment to electrifying its vehicles today as it revealed three brand new electric motors that will power its next-gen EVs. The automotive giant wants to have as many as 30 EVs in its roster which it will sell around the world by...

Another Tesla Gigafactory Coming? Elon Musk Chimes In

Another Tesla Gigafactory Coming? Elon Musk Chimes In

Some folks may have thought, "The cat's out of the bag" as a local media outlet in Russia confirmed that Tesla CEO Elon Musk has chosen to build Tesla's next Gigafactory in the country. However, Musk took to Twitter to say that the report isn't necessarily true,...

Mercedes-Benz EQS Priced From $102,310 In US

Mercedes-Benz EQS Priced From $102,310 In US

Mercedes-Benz has announced prices and details for the upcoming all-electric flagship EQS model, which will be introduced in the U.S. in the Fall. There will be two powertrain versions available: the rear-wheel-drive EQS 450+ and the all-wheel-drive EQS 580 4MATIC,...

It's Official: Ford Bronco Raptor Coming In 2022

It's Official: Ford Bronco Raptor Coming In 2022

It’s likely that the Bronco Raptor will be good at the same sorts of things Ford’s other Raptors have been good at: looking tough, bombing down moderate rock and dirt trails at high speeds, and wearing mud and grime like jewelry.The news about the new variant comes at a time when a lot of Bronco buyers are still waiting on Broncos they ordered over a year ago as Ford, like almost every automaker has struggled to deliver product. G/O Media may get a commissionThe Bronco Raptor’s geometry may give it some rock-crawling advantages over the F-150 Raptor, though, even though it seems that the Raptor trim will only be available for the longer-wheelbase four-door Bronco. No matter how much better it actually performs off-road than the regular Bronco, it’ll still be a big money-maker for Ford, which I’m told by reliable sources is a priority for the company.