Electric Cars

What's New for 2022: Audi
What's New for 2022: Audi

With its E-Tron series of electric crossover SUVs and sedans, Audi brings the electric vehicles for 2022. Audi also brings more connected car technology and more safety features. Most models arrive with rear side airbags as standard, as well as tire-pressure monitors with individual readouts...Read More»

2021 Toyota Mirai
5 things to know about the 2021 Toyota Mirai

At a recent press event at Toyota Motors North America's headquarters in Plano, Texas, the most popular vehicle to test drive was not the gorgeous six-figure Lexus LC500 sports coupe, nor was it the Toyota Land Cruiser leaving American shores. Instead media members lined up to test the redesigned...Read More»

2021 Tesla Model Y
Tesla announces 3 recalls of Model 3 and Model Y for brake, seat belt issues

Tesla issued three recalls for the Model 3 electric compact sedan and mechanically related Model Y electric compact crossover, the NHTSA disclosed Monday. The largest of the three recalls affects the 2019-2021 Model 3 and 2020-2021 Model Y for a potentially loose brake caliper on 5,974 vehicles...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model 3
Tesla Model 3, Model Y lose top safety ratings after dropping radar

Safety agencies deemed newer Tesla Model 3 and Model Y vehicles less safe due to a Tesla update intended to make the vehicles more safe. The NHTSA, IIHS, and Consumer Reports all downgraded safety ratings following Tesla's announcement earlier this week of its transition away from radar-based...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning strikes electric truck market

A new Lightning is coming, and with it Ford shocks the pickup truck segment it has dominated for more than four decades. On Wednesday, the truckmaker debuted the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck with a 10,000-pound towing capacity, an estimated 300-mile range, and an estimated 0-60...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E and 1967 Ford Mustang coupe
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 1967 Ford Mustang: Compare Eras

In 1964, Ford introduced a car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. In 2020, Ford launched an electric car that made style and sport affordable and desirable to the masses. This is why 56 years and six generations later, Ford bequeaths the Mustang—it’s...Read More»

Teaser for Subaru Solterra electric crossover due in mid-2022
Subaru Solterra rises as brand's first electric SUV

The sun and the earth meet in the naming of Subaru's much-anticipated first electric vehicle, the Subaru Solterra, the brand announced Tuesday. The Latin words converge on an all-wheel-drive SUV powered by batteries and furthering Subaru's earth-friendly image. Subaru revealed little else about the...Read More»

2021 Volkswagen ID.4  -  First drive, Portland OR
First drive: 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 plays catchup to Ford Mustang Mach-E, Tesla Model Y

The 2021 Volkswagen ID.4 is a good car that needs a better interface and minor controls. It and the forthcoming dual-motor all-wheel-drive ID.4 need to work out the kinks before the arrival of other electric compact crossovers, such as the Nissan Ariya, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and many more...Read More»

2023 Cadillac Lyriq
2023 Cadillac Lyriq priced from $59,990, targets 300 miles of range

Cadillac appears to have hit the right note with the 2023 Cadillac Lyriq electric crossover SUV. It costs less than $60,000, has an expected range above 300 miles, and has enough torque and technology to compete with current and forthcoming luxury electric vehicles. Shown last week and followed...Read More»

2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV
2024 GMC Hummer electric SUV ranges from $79,995 to $110,595

The 2024 GMC Hummer EV SUV updates the past and points to the future. What was once a militarized all-purpose vehicle brought to civilian roads in the '90s is now a fully-electric SUV capable of traveling on road or off it for more than 300 miles, GM announced Saturday. Unlike the massive Hummer H2...Read More»

Voltswagen logo
Volkswagen of America lied about changing name to "Voltswagen"

Days before April Fools' Day, Volkswagen of America leaked a prank press release stating the company plans to change its name in the U.S. to "Voltswagen." It was a practical joke made on March 29 and debunked on March 30, at least 48 hour before April Fools' Day. Less than 24 hours after CNBC...Read More»

2022 BMW i4
2022 BMW i4 sedan normalizes brand's electric vehicle lineup

BMW showed off the 2022 BMW i4 electric sport sedan alongside the iX electric crossover SUV on Wednesday. The Germany luxury brand promises up to 523 hp and a 300-mile range for its new sedan. Set to arrive in 2022, the i4 represents an evolution in the design of BMW's electric vehicle lineup...Read More»

2021 Nissan Leaf
Review update: 2021 Nissan Leaf hatchback falls to newer electric crossover SUVs

When the Nissan Leaf electric hatchback went on sale at the end of 2010 it spearheaded the affordable electric vehicle movement. A decade later, it carries up the rear. The Leaf cost about $7,000 less than the Chevrolet Bolt EV that arrived for 2017. With state incentives, the full federal EV tax...Read More»

2021 Toyota RAV4 Prime
Toyota flips switch on electric vehicles, teases new SUV

Toyota plans to sell an electric crossover SUV and electric sedan later this year in the U.S., the automaker announced on Wednesday. After years of touting hydrogen fuel cell technology over battery electric vehicles (BEV), and decades of being the global leader in hybrid vehicle sales, Toyota's...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E, left, and 2021 Tesla Model 3, right
2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E vs. 2021 Tesla Model 3: Compare Electric Cars

Ford Mustang Mach-E versus the Tesla Model 3. One of the hottest new cars of 2021 faces off against the hottest automaker of 2021. Legacy versus upstart. But in this case, Tesla is the legacy electric vehicle maker, and Ford is the upstart. The 2021 Tesla Model 3 electric sedan isn’t the...Read More»

2021 Tesla Model S Plaid
Tesla refreshes Model S with 520-mile range, goofy steering wheel

Tesla unveiled the first major refresh of its flagship Model S electric performance sedan on Wednesday, and it was not an over-the-air update. The interior gets a major overhaul with an airplane-inspired steering wheel and the powertrain adds a third motor in some versions. Top-performance versions...Read More»

2021 Chevrolet Silverado
Chevy reintroduces 0% APR, big incentives on 2021 Silverado, 2020 Bolt, others

Chevrolet kicked off the year by reintroducing low financing rates, big incentives, and steep discounts across many of its models. Not only has Chevy brought back 84-month loans at 0% APR that it last offered at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, it's also offering cash back of up to $7,000...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E first drive  -  Portland, OR
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Electric Car To Buy 2021

The Mustang is a symbol of freedom and escape and, well, everyone has a Mustang story. With the Mustang badge, the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover SUV needed to be good. And it is. What separates the Mach-E is that it’s a very good vehicle compared to cars with gas tanks or not...Read More»

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Ford Mustang Mach-E: Best Crossover To Buy 2021

A Mustang winning a Best Crossover award? Believe it. The times they are a changing, and no vehicle represents those changing times better than the 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E electric crossover SUV. The harbinger is a great car now, too, winning not only our Best Crossover and Best Electric Car To...Read More»