Electric Cars

Toyota flips switch on electric vehicles, teases new SUV
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»

2021 Nissan Leaf
Nissan Leaf: Best Hatchback To Buy 2021

The 2021 Nissan Leaf probably isn't the first car you think of when it comes to hatchbacks, but with a TCC Rating of 7.2 out of 10 (read more about how we rate cars), it is our highest rated hatchback and winner of our Best Hatchback To Buy 2021. Celebrating its tenth birthday, the first...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Mustang Mach-E, XC40 Recharge, VW ID.4 electric SUVs get official range estimates

The 2021 model year welcomes the first big batch of electric crossover SUVs to be sold nationally with at least a 200-mile electric range. Newbies such as the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Volvo XC40 Recharge, and Volkswagen ID.4 join the ranks of the Chevy Bolt and Nissan Leaf as affordable mass-produced...Read More»

2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV
2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EV recalled for battery fire risk

General Motors is recalling the 2017-2019 Chevrolet Bolt EV because the battery could catch fire when it's fully charged, the automaker announced last week. The recall encompasses 50,925 Bolt EVs in the U.S., or 68,667 worldwide. If the battey is charged to full or near capacity, the battery could...Read More»

2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge
2021 Volvo XC40 Recharge priced at $53,990

The electric version of the Volvo XC40 small crossover SUV starts at $53,990 excluding destination, Volvo announced Wednesday. Volvo's first electric vehicle, the 2021 XC40 Recharge comes with all-wheel drive thanks to a motor on either axle powered by a 78-kwh battery pack. The system makes 402...Read More»

Nikola Badger
General Motors, Nikola announce partnership that will include electric pickup truck

General Motors and Nikola announced Tuesday that the two automakers will partner on future vehicles for both automakers, including a pickup truck powered by hydrogen or batteries. That pickup, the Nikola Badger, will be unveiled later this year and GM will begin production of that truck in 2022...Read More»

Hyundai announces Ioniq brand dedicated to EVs
Hyundai launching dedicated EV sub-brand, Ioniq 5 electric crossover arriving in 2021

Hyundai announced Monday that it’s launching a dedicated electric-vehicle brand called Ioniq. The Ioniq brand will include three new models—with nomenclature that uses even numbers for sedans and odd numbers for SUVs. First up are the Ioniq 5 crossover, arriving in fall 2021, and the...Read More»

Cadillac Lyriq concept
2023 Cadillac Lyriq sings a new tune for GM's electric car program

Cadillac debuted the 2023 Lyric electric crossover SUV on Thursday, heralding a new direction and design language for GM's luxury brand. The five-seat mid-size crossover aims for an estimated 300-mile range, and takes the lead in transitioning Cadillac to an all-electric vehicle brand by the end of...Read More»

2021 Audi E-Tron
2021 Audi E-Tron SUV starts for $8,800 less, gets more range

The 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV will be available in a less expensive base model with more electric range compared to last year, the automaker announced Wednesday. New for 2021 is an entry-level Premium trim that matches the trim hierarchy of other Audi vehicles. It starts at $66,995 including...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model Y
First drive: 2020 Tesla Model Y charts an electric crossover-SUV course

The Model Y compact crossover might not be the best Tesla, but it’s the one that best advances Elon Musk’s goal of the mass adoption of electric vehicles. With a sporty crossover profile that’s all the rage, strong performance, plenty of range, and an advanced but simplified...Read More»

2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback
2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback earns Top Safety Pick+ from IIHS

The 2020 Audi E-Tron Sportback electric crossover SUV earned a Top Safety Pick+ for acing all crash tests and having advanced safety features that rated "Superior," the IIHS announced Monday. New for 2020, the E-Tron Sportback is as much wagon as SUV, though Audi and other German automakers are...Read More»

Nissan Ariya
2022 Nissan Ariya electric crossover undercuts Tesla Model Y

The 2022 Nissan Ariya electric crossover SUV will have an EPA-targeted 300-mile range and start at around $40,000, the automaker announced Wednesday. The five-seat battery-electric crossover showcases Nissan's ambition to outdo not only the Tesla Model Y and its 291-mile range and $50,000 price...Read More»

Tesla Model Y
Tesla lowers Model Y price to $51,190, raises price on Autopilot

Tesla dropped the price of the Model Y small crossover on Saturday just months after the electric car went on sale. The Model Y Long Range dropped $3,000 to start at $51,190, including a destination fee of $1,200. The price of the Model Y Performance dropped $1,000 to $61,190. Tesla's federal tax...Read More»

2020 Tesla Model S with EPA-rated range of 402 miles
Tesla Model S: 402-mile range exceeds many gas cars

Tesla continues to lead the charge for electric vehicle range. The Tesla Model S Long Range Plus sedan has an unprecedented 402-mile rating, the American automaker announced on Monday. The EPA has yet to confirm the rating of the range leader, but in a post on its site, Tesla claims it is "an...Read More»

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