Garage Italia electric Fiat Panda 4x4
Cars

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 …

Rivian R1T tank turn
Hybrids & Electrics

Are These Electric Truck Features Actually Useful, or Just Gimmicks?

It’s easy, with how today’s media consumption, for an automaker to market any feature as something ground-breaking. Especially with electric pickup trucks, a segment where manufacturers need to differentiate themselves. Some, like Bollinger, let the truck’s capability and design do the talking. Others, such as Tesla, can sometimes lean on sensationalist methods. Is setting up …

Lamborghini Sian
Hybrids & Electrics

Supercapacitors May Revolutionize the Electric Truck, but Are They Ready for Production?

Electric pickup trucks like the Telsa Cybertruck, Bollinger B2, and Rivian R1T are just around the corner. But while they may be almost production-ready, potential buyers may hesitate over range and recharge time. Especially when towing gets involved. Hydrogen technology could help, but it comes with its own problems. However, there may be a different …

Stacks of car tires
Hybrids & Electrics

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, …

A BMW 530e iPerformance series lines up over an inductive charging station
Autos

BMW Launches Wireless Charging Pilot Program

BMW is introducing inductive charging through a new pilot program for its 530e iPerformance. Starting in Europe, BMW will then move on to other markets like the U.S. with the car from its EV 5-series. It’s a year later than originally planned, but BMW is finally ready to lead the way with its inductive charging system. …