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Hybrids & Electrics

The Honda CR-V Hybrid Will Change Your Mind

The CR-V Hybrid is Honda’s first hybrid-electric SUV. There is a reason it has quickly become one of the most most popular SUVs in the world. The CR-V Hybrid has been designed for convenience and comfort. This vehicle is leading the way for Honda’s future electrification plans. If you are someone who has never experienced …

Triton Model H
Hybrids & Electrics

The 8-Seat, 700-Mile Triton Model H Electric SUV Sounds Almost Too Good to Be True

For the majority of potential electric SUV owners, 200-300 miles of range should be sufficient for daily driving. Nevertheless, as with ICE SUV owners, electric SUV drivers will likely use them at least occasionally for long-distance rides and/or towing. And once outside the city, fast chargers are still relatively sparse. That’s why something like Blink’s …

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Will Electric Cars Sales Really Get a Boost After the Lockdown?

Many analysts hold predictions that electric car sales will suffer due effects of the coronavirus pandemic. Instead, consumers see the positive benefits to the environment with less emissions from traditionally fueled vehicles. These rapid and visible change to their environment is leading them to reconsider more eco-conscious choices when it comes to vehicle purchases. A …

Audi e-tron Sportback full electric luxury crossover SUV car on display at Brussels Expo
Tips, Tricks & Trends

The Truth About Regenerative Braking

In 1967, the Amitron concept debuted regenerative braking to the masses. This square three-seater was the first vehicle the use the kinetic energy of its commute to power its motor. Although the Amitron didn’t ever make it to production, the technology lived on. Regenerative braking is now in nearly every forerunning electric vehicle on the …

Rivian's R1T, an all-electric pick up truck is displayed at the Amazon booth during CES 2020
Tips, Tricks & Trends

When Was Rivian Founded?

You may think of Tesla when you hear about electric vehicles and innovation. However, there is another name that is fast becoming popular in the EV circles. Rivian Automotive is driven by a founder with a vision and backed by some of the most influential funding partners in business. Premium SUVs of the electric variety …

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Tips, Tricks & Trends

When Was Tesla Founded?

Unless you’re completely disconnected, you’ve probably heard of Elon Musk and his Tesla brand. You may not realize there’s more to the iconic electric vehicle (EV) company than the latest Cybertruck. In fact, Tesla is turning the automotive industry on its end and revolutionizing not only how cars are built, but how people buy them …

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Why You Can’t Just Import the Honda e

There’s a running joke that the US never gets the cool stuff. Overseas, consumers got rides like the Nissan Skyline GT-R, Toyota Mega Cruiser, Mitsubishi Pajero Evolution, and the last of the Celica GT4s. But before US customers can enjoy old-school Japanese vans or Hiluxes, they have to wait 25 years. And these waiting periods …

Porsche Taycan charging at Electrify America station
Hybrids & Electrics

Why Fast Charging an EV Costs More

Charging, arguably more so than battery capacity or chemistry, is one of the biggest limitations to widespread EV adoption. Supercapacitors could theoretically cut charge times, but they’re not production-ready. And although hydrogen fuel cells can refuel as quickly as ICE vehicles, the infrastructure isn’t there yet. New fast-charging stations, and fast-charging EVs like the Porsche …

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This Fiat Panda is a Compact Electric 4×4

It’s not only celebrities that are going electric. Classic trucks and SUVs are now being converted to electric drive, keeping classic utility without problematic powertrains. Swapping the engine out for an electric motor also makes affordable importable off-road SUVs easier to live with—fewer obscure parts to break. But SUVs aren’t the only off-roaders. Both Lancia …