Electric Cars

2023 Nissan Leaf costs $28,895, could still be cheaper than Chevy Bolt EV
2023 Nissan Leaf costs $28,895, could still be cheaper than Chevy Bolt EV

The 2023 Nissan Leaf electric car blooms into another model year with a fresh face but only two trim levels down from five last year. The price increases $520 to $28,895 for the base Leaf S, Nissan announced Tuesday. The longer-range 2023 Leaf SV Plus costs $36,895, which is also an increase of...Read More»

2023 Genesis GV60, left, and 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, right
2023 Genesis GV60 vs 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

I expected the 2023 Genesis GV60 to be the brand’s first crossover dud. Instead, Genesis keeps undermining established luxury brands with arresting style, breathtaking acceleration, and a loaded standard feature set that marinates into that most delicious oxymoron—a luxury value. It...Read More»

2022 Tesla lineup  (Courtesy of Tesla, Inc.)
Tesla hikes prices again, Model Y starts at $67,190

Tesla has increased prices again across nearly its entire lineup of electric vehicles. It's the second increase in three months, and at least the seventh price increase since 2020. The last time Tesla increased prices of its electric vehicles, in March 2022, the prices spiked between $2,500 to...Read More»

2023 Toyota BZ4X
First drive: 2023 Toyota BZ4X eases the shift to electric cars

The 2023 Toyota BZ4X electric crossover eschews cliches. It is not a game changer, nor is it a paradigm shifter or envelope pusher. It’s not revolutionary, evolutionary, or rugged. It is the BZ4X, a bad name for a good car that eases Toyota fans into full electric power, though it comes at...Read More»

2023 Chevrolet Bolt EV
What is the most affordable electric car? 2023 Chevrolet Bolt at $26,595

GM cut the price of the 2023 Chevrolet Bolt electric car by up to $6,300, the automaker announced last week. The $26,595 starting price, including destination, for the base Bolt EV 1LT is $5,900 less than last year, and makes the Bolt EV to the most affordable electric car on sale today. The larger...Read More»

2022 Volvo C40 Recharge
2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge vs 2022 Volvo C40 Recharge: Compare Electric Cars

Volvo’s decisive march toward offering only electric vehicles by 2030 has begun as indecisively as eggs hatching in a nest. Volvo and Polestar sell three new related electric birdies, the Volvo XC40 Recharge, C40 Recharge, and Polestar 2. The triplets share an electric vehicle platform...Read More»

2022 Kia EV6, red, and 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5
Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6 electric cars recalled for rollaway risk

Hyundai and Kia are recalling their first mass-produced electric cars for the U.S. due to an increased rollaway risk. A software error can cause the parking mechanism to disengage, allowing the vehicle to roll away on uneven ground, the NHTSA disclosed this week. The recall encompasses 10,729...Read More»

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Volvo electrifies entire 2023 lineup, updates XC40 small crossover

Volvo's promise to electrify its entire lineup begins with the 2023 model year, the automaker announced Wednesday. The last model to get Volvo's mild-hybrid powertrain was the XC40 small crossover that gets other mild updates for 2023. The all-electric XC40 Recharge receives some updates as well...Read More»

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV
2023 Lexus RZ and Mercedes EQS SUV top this week's news and new car reviews

After a flurry of product debuts at the onset of the New York International Auto Show last week, some momentum carried over into Earth Day this week with the launch of the latest electric cars. The 2023 Lexus RZ is more accessible than the latest in the Mercedes-Benz EQ lineup, but the 2023 EQS SUV...Read More»

Kia EV6 GT-Line, red, and Hyundai Ioniq 5 Limited
2022 Kia EV6 vs 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

The Kia EV6 and Hyundai Ioniq 5 share an electric crossover platform, but it would be hard to discern it on the outside. The latest and hottest electric vehicles are twins solely in the fraternal sense. The little differences and distinct personalities add up, but with 800-volt DC fast-charging...Read More»

2023 Toyota bZ4X Limited AWD
Affordable EVs? Compare specs, prices, range of electric crossover SUVs

Toyota may be the hybrid leader, but with the launch of its first electric car since the RAV4 EV was discontinued in 2014, the 2023 Toyota BZ4X is playing catchup to rival electric crossovers. Competitors include the Ford Mustang Mach-E, Volkswagen ID.4, Hyundai Ioniq 5, Kia EV6, and the Tesla...Read More»

2022 Honda Insight
Honda discontinues Insight, confirms Civic Hybrid

Honda will discontinue production of the Insight hybrid sedan in June, and begin ramping up hybrid variants of the 2023 CR-V compact crossover and 2023 Accord mid-size sedan this year, the automaker announced Thursday. The big news is the announcement of a Civic Hybrid sometime "in the future."...Read More»

2022 Tesla Model 3
Nearly 600,000 Tesla models recalled for Boombox interference

The NHTSA challenged Tesla's unconventional features yet again for interfering with federal vehicle safety standards. The agency on Tuesday found the pedestrian warning system mandated on all hybrid and electric vehicles to be noncompliant on Tesla models equipped with the Boombox function. Boombox...Read More»

2023 Volvo XC40 Recharge
What's New for 2022: Volvo

The biggest news for Volvo in the 2022 model year can't be considered news given the brand's long-lasting reputation for safety. The Swedish brand backed by a Chinese multinational earned 13 IIHS Top Safety Pick+ awards, which many consider to be the most rigorous safety recognition bestowed in the...Read More»

Teaser for 2024 Chevrolet Equinox EV due on sale in fall 2023
GM, Honda partner to make "millions" of affordable electric SUVs by 2027

GM and Honda have deepened their partnership to develop electric vehicle, with "millions" of affordable crossover SUVs to go on sale as early as 2027, the automakers said in a joint press conference on Tuesday. "By working together, we’ll put people all over the world into EVs faster than...Read More»

2023 Subaru Solterra
2023 Subaru Solterra vs. 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5: Compare Electric Cars

Electric cars are no longer niche vehicles, and the new 2023 Subaru Solterra and 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5 demonstrate how far the mainstream has swung toward battery-powered crossover SUVs. The duo also represent a trend of automakers partnering up to split costs in a rapidly developing global...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning rated at up to 320 miles of range

The EPA has certified the 2022 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck at up to 320 miles of range, the automaker announced Monday. Ford had been expecting the electric version of America's bestselling vehicle for more than 40 years to have a peak range of 300 miles. The 2022 Ford F-150...Read More»

2022 Tesla Model 3
Tesla increases prices between $2,500 to $12,500 across its model range

Tesla increased prices across the board of its electric-vehicle lineup on Monday, marking at least the sixth price hike in some models in the past year. The latest price hike reflects a 10% increased on some models, with the base Model 3 rear-wheel-drive version increasing $2,000 to $46,990, and...Read More»

2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge
Review update: 2022 Volvo XC40 Recharge links a gas past to the electric present

The 2022 XC40 Recharge is an electric vehicle caught in the middle of a rapidly developing electric vehicle marketplace. Sharing a platform with the XC40 gas model, the small crossover is only one year old and it’s already been upgraded. This year, the range increases from 208 to 233 miles...Read More»

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