Hyundai Motor announced its new IONIQ electric brand will be detected to timelessly designed EVs.
Hybrids & Electrics

Hyundai’s E-GMP Electric Platform To Underpin Their Next Generation of Vehicles

Most manufacturers are looking at how to electrify all or part of their portfolio of offerings. Cars, trucks, crossovers, SUVs, and even commercial fleet vehicles will all have some form of electric representation in the next couple of years. Hyundai isn’t sitting still either. They have been working on the E-GMP, or Electric Global Modular Platform, with the …

Edd China, former co-host of the Wheeler Dealer television show stands before his EV ice cream truck.
Hybrids & Electrics

Edd China Sets EV Ice Cream Van Record

Many are familiar with the Wheeler Dealer television series. Those that are might recall that Edd China was a co-host of the show for many years. Well, Mr. China and the series parted company a while back, but that has not stopped him from pursuing other automotive-related activities. To that end, as an acknowledgment of …

The Electraline Lakester electric vehicle is in the foreground of the Bonneville Salt Flats, with the sunrise in the distance.
Hybrids & Electrics

Electric Speed Record Set at Bonneville Salt Flats

Competitive people push boundaries. For example, the four-minute mile was considered impossible at one time. Also, a three hundred mile-per-hour capable production car was also considered unheard of. Over time those records were shattered. Now comes word that EV West just broke an electric vehicle record. They shot for and surpassed the electric speed record for class E2 at the Bonneville …

this Daimler electric semi truck is parked with its logos visible
Trucks & SUVs

Daimler Is Redefining Diesel Trucking

When it comes to trucking, pickup trucks, and semis, diesel engines and the fuel they use immediately comes to mind. There are a lot of regulations. Due to emissions laws, diesel trucks have become increasingly complicated in an effort to keep up with the limitations certain laws have put on diesel engines. But Daimler is …

A rendering of a silver Cadillac Lyriq sitting in a patio, backlit from the sunrise's rays shining behind it.
Hybrids & Electrics

New All-Electric Cadillac Revealed – The Lyriq

Cadillac was supposed to reveal a new, all-electric, SUV in April. But, the global COVID-19 pandemic scrambled many automaker’s vehicle debut schedules. So, Cadillac rescheduled the launch for today. At 7 PM, the Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV broke cover. The Ultium electric battery technology The Cadillac Lyriq is General Motors’ first vehicle to debut using …

Two people stick their head out the sunroof to watch a drive-in movie
Hybrids & Electrics

Electric Cars Are Better for Drive-Ins

Two popular topics during the global COVID-19 pandemic have been electric cars and the resurgence of the drive-in movie experience. VW says that electric cars are “more inevitable” and Walmart is converting many of its locations into drive-in movie spots. Interestingly, both of these topics go hand-in-hand.  Lockdown means time to learn about electric cars …

The front end of a white 2020 Golf R from Volkswagen
Tips, Tricks & Trends

Electric Cars More Inevitable, VW Says

Tesla has done a lot to jumpstart the major auto manufacturers’ electrification efforts. The company has shown that electric cars for the masses are a possibility. Other manufacturers have taken notice and strengthened their own efforts to pursue creating more electric cars in their lineups. Volkswagen seems to be falling in line as well. Electric …