A red Tesla Roadster travels on a highway along brown hills dotted with trees
Hybrids & Electrics

How Much Does a new Tesla Roadster Cost?

The Tesla Roadster is a battery-electric supercar. Its chassis is based on the rear-wheel-drive, mid-engine Lotus Elise from British manufacturer Lotus Cars. But one of the big differences between the Tesla Roadster and the Lotus Elise is that the former is a four-seater, while the latter seats only two. Typical roadsters are two-seaters, but Tesla’s …

2021 Tesla Model S driving during sunset
Hybrids & Electrics

How Many Miles Will a Tesla Model S Last?

The Tesla Model S boasts an estimated range of more than 400-miles. While that’s certainly impressive, you might also be curious how many miles a Model S will actually last. And not just on a single charge. Fortunately, we’ve got the inside scoop on how many miles a Tesla Model S will last. How reliable …

A red-and-white 2021 Microlino 2.0 pre-production prototype with two passengers
Hybrids & Electrics

The Microlino Is a Modern Electric BMW Isetta via Switzerland

As electric powertrain swaps give classic cars second lives, some companies are starting the other way around. Bugatti, for example, resurrected its Baby as a small-scale EV. Alpha’s ACE Coupe also has a few retro-ish elements. And now, a Switzerland-based electric scooter company has released its own classic-inspired car. It’s called the Microlino, and its …

A person rides a Spin e-scooter in San Francisco
Hybrids & Electrics

New Remote-Controlled E-Scooter From Ford-Owned Spin Will Calm Angry Residents

What happens when you provide millions of random people with electric-powered scooters to do with as they please? You prompt bans and the near-collapse of the e-scooter industry. In November 2018, Ford Smart Mobility acquired the e-scooter company Spin for $100 million. Now, with American citizens and officials growing fed up with e-scooters cluttering their …

General Motors President Mark Reuss announces on January 27, 2020, a $2.2 billion investment at its Detroit- Hamtramck (MI) assembly plant to produce a variety of all-electric trucks and SUVs.
Hybrids & Electrics

Is GM’s Plan to Go Electric by 2035 Just a Pipe Dream?

GM recently announced it hopes to go electric by 2035. The news came toward the end of January and quickly made headlines globally. While many media reports have generally praised General Motors for aspiring to produce zero-emissions trucks, we have to wonder about the automaker’s word choice. There’s a significant difference between aspiring to do …

A black-and-white rendering of the Bollinger B2 electric pickup truck
Trucks & SUVs

Is the 2021 Bollinger B2 Dangerous?

Tesla’s Cybertruck has attracted plenty of attention, but another electric pickup is expected to debut this year. That’s the Bollinger B2. The truck carries a hefty price tag, but its safety features are lacking. Does that make the Bollinger B2 dangerous? Here’s what we know about this upcoming EV. The Bollinger B2 at a glance …

A camo-wrapped 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQA during winter testing on a snow-covered road
Hybrids & Electrics

Will the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQA Avoid a U.S. Release?

Our streets and highways still see millions of internal combustion engines, but their era seems to be nearing an end. And Tesla isn’t the only manufacturer looking to hasten an end to the gas-powered vehicles. Mercedes-Benz made this clear almost five years ago when it announced its EQ series, a platform developed for electric drivetrains. …

The Tesla logo on the nose of a red electric sedan
Hybrids & Electrics

How Many Cars Does Tesla Sell?

Tesla has become a well-known automaker, particularly with the growing interest in electric vehicles. But how many cars does Tesla actually sell? Interest doesn’t always translate to sales. The Elon Musk-led company is becoming one of the most popular names in the automotive world. Its cars look cool and boast cutting-edge technology. But do Tesla’s …

The silhouette of a forthcoming an Kia electric SUV with green lighting in the background
Hybrids & Electrics

Kia Reveals New EV Lineup With Ominous Photos

The past couple of years have been positive for electric vehicles. Many automotive journalists and bloggers were betting on 2020 as the year of the EV. Then along came a pandemic, and many manufacturers postponed their plans. That included Kia. But earlier this month, the automaker announced exciting plans to release a full EV model …

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
2 Wheels

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
2 Wheels

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.
2 Wheels

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, …