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Volkswagen ID3 Electric Car: 6 Things to Know

There are lots of motorist out there that have a soft spot for anything Volkswagen makes. One reason for this is nostalgia. Maybe they drove a VW Beetle or Microbus during their youth, which triggered life long brand loyalty. The second reason for this is that Volkswagen has done a great job of using technology …

Mercedes Hybrid Lineup Adds GLC 300e

As part of its recent refreshes to all the Mercedes-Benz GLC-class vehicles, Mercedes-Benz has revealed the plug-in hybrid version, the 2020 Mercedes GLC 300e 4Matic, which premiered at the 2019 International Motor Show in Frankfurt.  Exterior design The midsize luxury SUV is designed to have an off-road look with sporty features. The chrome trim running …

Will the Volkswagen ID3 Be Sold in America?

Volkswagen just revealed its new ID3 electric car (stylized as ID.3) the night before the 2019 International Motor Show in Frankfurt. The Volkswagen ID3 is groundbreaking as the first of Volkswagen’s new generation of all-electric vehicles and is a realignment of the brand toward being environmentally friendly. The car is the first VW that is …
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Tesla Wheel Damage: How to Avoid It

No one ever wants to damage their wheels, but this is especially true if you have expensive Tesla wheels. As reported by Engineering Explained, original equipment wheels for the Tesla Model 3 cost $340 per tire and $710 per wheel, making them incredibly expensive to replace in the event of even minor damage. This video …
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Best Tires for an Electric Vehicle

Your electric vehicle needs to be fitted with tires that will be durable and quiet to ensure an optimal driving experience while extending your car’s driving range. Low-rolling-resistance, green car, or eco tires are engineered to either help improve your car’s fuel economy, or for use in electric vehicles. When tire shopping for your EV, …

“Crate V8” Could Soon Allow Electric Conversion of Any Car

When hot rodders look to install a high-performance V8 into their antiquated chassis, they in many cases install a “crate motor.” That’s a new engine delivered in a wooden crate, ready for installation. So, a crate motor is synonymous with installing a hopped-up V8 into your old car. But can an electric conversion also involve …

2019 Frankfurt Motor Show: Six Best Reveals

The 2019 Frankfurt Motor Show was so rich in concepts and production car debuts it was an embarrassment of riches. While there were plenty of production cars making their debuts, the concepts stole the show. If there was one common thread the concepts all shared, it was that they were electrified. In some ways, this …
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Audi AI:TRAIL Concept Promises Off-Road Future Fun

Let’s be honest and say that most off-road vehicles are just adaptations of existing trucks. Period. But not Audi’s AI:TRAIL concept. This is wicked-hot and not like anything you’ll see climbing rocks in Moab or snaking through thick rain-forest lava terrain in Hawaii. If you think this is for looks only, though, or if you …

Hyundai 45 Concept Design Analysis and More

MotorBiscuit previewed the Hyundai 45 concept earlier, but now that it’s been officially revealed at the 2019 Frankfurt International Motor Show, we have a lot more details. Hyundai sees the 45 as its electric design direction for the future. It’s inspired by both Hyundai’s first production vehicle, the Pony sedan that debuted 45 years ago, …
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The Electric Volkswagen ID3 Has a 340-Mile Range

There’s a new long-range electric car headed to production soon, and it’s called the Volkswagen ID3. It is the first step in VW’s attempt to move away from the diesel scandal it’s still embroiled in and move into zero-emissions vehicles. The ID sub-brand will be based on VW’s modular EV platform that it calls MEB. …

The Next Nissan Electric Car Will Be a Sporty, Quick CUV

Props should be given to Nissan for leading the electrification charge with the Leaf. The early Nissan electric car was a progressive move that has since revolutionized the auto industry. But for as prescient as Nissan was, it has woefully lagged behind in developing more electric models in the years since the Leaf was first …

The Porsche Taycan Will Lead an EV Revolution

The electric car revolution is happening right now, hitting you in the face. There have been a lot of electric vehicle releases of late and there will be a lot more in the days and years ahead but nothing like the first shot across Tesla’s bow with the Porsche Taycan. Why? Because no EV has …

Electric Volkswagen Beetle Conversion Gets Official Approval

In an industry first, Volkswagen will convert your original Beetle to an electric drivetrain. It is partnering with eClassics in Germany to turn your car into an electric Volkswagen Beetle. eClassics’ first conversion is shown here, a 1973 Super Beetle ‘vert, and we have to say, it looks good. All VW-Made Components The cool part …

Next Hyundai Electric Car Concept Called the『45』

Diving into the realm of electric mobility, strange names, and stealth styling all in one package; we have the Hyundai『45』. The Hyundai electric car concept will make its debut at the Frankfurt International Auto Show in about a week. What Is『45』? Before we get into the car, let’s clear up why this is called “『45』”. …