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It's unclear at what point electric vehicle (EV) critics will stop talking about range anxiety, but perhaps the first EV with a range of more than 500 miles will at least get them to temper their negativity. If so, the vehicle that will be responsible for their silence is the Lucid Air Dream…

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For the 2021 model year, Volvo introduced its first fully electric vehicle (EV): the XC40 P8 Recharge. Equipped with a 78-kWh lithium-ion battery, dual electric motors, and permanent 4-wheel drive, the 402-horsepower EV supplies 208 miles of range and an EPA-rated 79 MPGe. It uses 43 kWh of …

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Using a modified Volvo FH commercial truck chassis, Swedish truck builder Futuricum, along with partners DPD Switzerland and tiremaker Continental, set a world record for the longest distance traveled (683 miles) by an electric truck. (Futuricum)

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Swiss truck builder and designer, Futuricum, and partners DPD Switzerland—an international shipping service—and tiremaker Continental have achieved the Guinness World Record for the longest distance traveled by an electric truck on a single charge. The record-setting vehicle, a modified Volv…

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(StatePoint) Did you know that single-use plastic is a major driver of climate change and is harmful to human health -- even when it’s recycled? According to a new report, leading consumer goods companies are driving the expansion of plastic production. And by doing so, are threatening the g…

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Toyota and Honda are speaking out against a proposed tax-credit plan that increases the tax incentive for electric vehicles, but only if they are union-built. The plan, set for a vote by the Democratic-led House Ways and Means Committee, would boost the current maximum federal tax credit up …

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(NewsUSA) - Despite the reinstatement of precautions related to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, travel remains possible in most areas, especially for individuals who are vaccinated. The urge for escape has prompted a surge in interest in adventure travel to experience other places, culture…

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The world is slowly beginning to learn how to better calculate the full environmental impact of the millions of things that are produced every day. When it comes to cars, automakers are slowly beginning to not just understand their own impact, but also to share the information with the public.

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Fossil-fuel-free steel is steel made without using any fossil fuels. Traditional steelmaking requires the use of coal and its carbon-rich byproduct coke, which is harmful to the environment. Fossil-fuel-free (FFF) steel instead relies on Hydrogen Breakthrough Ironmaking Technology (HYBRIT) t…

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Among the concerns consumers voice about electric vehicle (EV) ownership, recharging the battery is high on the list. The infrastructure to support EVs is growing but still isn’t as robust as what exists for fossil fuels. Moreover, even if EV charging stations were already widely available, …

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Hyundai foresees a hydrogen economy in which solutions like the fuel cell-powered Trailer Drone dramatically reduce carbon emissions in industrial areas, such as shipping ports. (Hyundai Motor Group)

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As the global auto industry's shift to electrification marches on, Hyundai Motor Group has unveiled Hydrogen Vision 2040, an ambitious strategy to popularize hydrogen by introducing new fuel cell technologies and fuel cell-based mobility solutions across transportation and other industrial s…

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As a part of the IAA Mobility show in Munich, Mercedes-Benz introduced its latest EVs and the offering is truly eclectic. The mix includes a new compact electric SUV, a new midsize electric sedan, the company’s first electric AMG-badged vehicle, and a conceptual electric version of the iconi…

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The BMW i Vision Circular, manufactured from 100 percent secondary materials or renewable raw materials and 100 percent recyclable, shows how individual, sustainable, luxurious urban mobility could look in 2040, according to the automaker. (BMW)

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Automakers have been making more and more public disclosures about their sustainability efforts, with Polestar and BMW joining the chorus this week. These pronouncements often promise massive shifts in the way people worldwide buy and use their cars, and the new additions do that as well. Bu…

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Genesis aims to sell eight different hydrogen fuel-cell and battery electric vehicle models by 2030 and also wants to be net carbon neutral by 2035. (Genesis)

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Bold, sweeping statements from automakers regarding sustainable future plans are not exactly rare or surprising these days. Genesis joined the party this week by announcing an electrification blueprint that will see all of the brand's new models going all-electric, starting in 2025. That doe…

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The first hybrid-electric model from Mercedes-AMG, the new GT 63 S E Performance pairs a twin-turbo V8 engine with an electric motor on the rear axle to produce a combined 831 horsepower and 1,082 pound-feet of torque. (Mercedes)

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Electrifying a car's powertrain results in lower tailpipe emissions. It often has another upshot: increased performance, with more horsepower and stronger acceleration on tap from the electric motor. Mercedes-Benz levels up by introducing the AMG GT 63 S E Performance, the first plug-in hybr…

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(BPT) - Our communities are feeling the impacts of climate change in many ways, both large and small. As our collective impact on the environment becomes more and more apparent, people are looking at how they can make a difference.

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The 2023 Subaru Solterra SUV, whose name combines the Latin words for “Sun” and “Earth,” is the Japanese automaker's first all-electric vehicle and will feature Subaru's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive. (Subaru)

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Subaru has revealed new images and details of the brand's first all-electric SUV, the 2023 Solterra. The automaker has confirmed the battery-powered compact crossover will offer the brand's Symmetrical All-Wheel Drive (AWD) as a standard feature.

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One of Toyota's self-driving mobility pods collided with a visually impaired athlete at the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo late last week, causing the auto manufacturer to halt all shuttle operations temporarily. The battery-electric, fully autonomous vehicle, called an e-Palette, was suspen…

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According to Recurrent, 30 percent of current Chevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV owners aren't following GM's charging guidelines to help minimize fire risk stemming from defective batteries. (Chevrolet)

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New technologies often bring with them growing pains, and electric vehicles (EVs) are no different. One example is needing a better understanding of why they sometimes catch on fire. Overall, EVs catch fire less than gas-powered vehicles, but EV fires make more headlines. This is one reason …

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Rivian is already behind its self-announced schedule for initial deliveries of its first electric vehicle (EV) models, the R1T pickup and the R1S SUV. That the COVID-19 pandemic pushed back the initial Fall 2020 delivery date is not a surprise. Still, the coronavirus is not the only thing th…

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The most significant aspect of electric vehicle (EV) ownership is figuring out how, when, and where to charge the car. Currently, you can complete the task at home or at a public charging station, both of which require you to drag out cables and connect them to the charger and your EV. Under…

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Mazda’s first electric vehicle (EV), the MX-30 crossover SUV, will offer an EPA-estimated 100-mile range. It goes on sale in California this fall with a base price of $33,470 before any applicable taxes and rebates. (Mazda)

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The interior of the new Mazda MX-30 will feature a floating center console, rotary-dial controller, a 7-inch touchscreen, two USB inputs, and a 150-watt AC power outlet. The new crossover will also use environmentally friendly materials such as cork and other recycled materials. (Mazda)

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Mazda has announced pricing and specifications for its first electric vehicle (EV), the 2022 MX-30 crossover SUV. The new EV goes on sale in California in October 2021 and will cost $33,470 before applying the federal income tax credit or state and local rebates and incentives.

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In 1930, Harold Baggott drove a vehicle for the very first time. That car was a Ford Model T. Baggott got behind the wheel of the family milkman’s vehicle on a local farm at just ten years of age. Now 101 years old, Mr. Baggott has driven Ford’s latest innovation, the all-electric Mustang Mach-E.

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According to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. Electric Vehicle Experience (EVX) Public Charging Study, most EV owners are satisfied with the ease of public charging, but satisfaction with the availability of public charging stations is mixed. (Volvo)

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Shifting from a gas-powered car to an electric vehicle (EV) means rethinking some of the basic interactions drivers are used to having with their cars. How you put energy into the "tank" is a big one, and that's one reason why J.D. Power recently conducted a study of EV owners to understand …

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Genesis today revealed images of its GV60 crossover SUV, the brand’s first electric vehicle (EV) based on a dedicated EV platform. (Genesis)

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The interior of the new Genesis GV60 electric SUV features side screens in place of traditional side mirrors and the automaker's "Crystal Sphere" shift-by-wire system on the floating center console that also provides ambient lighting. (Genesis)