Tag: Electric car

  • Electric Vehicle Sales Are Increasing Exponentially: Report

    Do you ever feel like you’re constantly hearing about electric vehicles? It turns out, there’s a good reason for that — people keep buying them. Every year, EVs make up a higher percentage of vehicles as a whole than ever before. Now, according to a new report from Bloomberg, the march of the EV is…

  • Trump Seeks UAW Support With Anti-EV Stance

    In the middle of the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, on the brink of maybe the largest UAW strike in history, and embroiled in a somewhat messy electric vehicle production ramp-up nationwide, former President and Fulton County co-defendant Donald Trump took to social media to bash EVs and Biden in hopes of gaining…

  • Nearly A Fifth Of IIHS Top Safety Pick+ Cars Are Electric

    Image: Hyundai Ahead of the 2024 model year the IIHS stepped up the requirements for its highest Top Safety Pick+ award. Previous winners aren’t grandfathered into the award and must increase their safety standards to continue to be sold as a TSPP awarded automobile. Notably, this year the independent, nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated…

  • A Mother And Daughter Got Trapped In A Rental Tesla After It Ran Out Of Charge

    Now that EVs are filling out rental fleets around the U.S., drivers are going through an adjustment period full of hazards and inconveniences. A mother and daughter from Gurnee, Illinois, became trapped inside of a Tesla from Hertz, which the company rented out to them in lieu of an ICE-equipped sedan the woman had reserved…

  • EV Gender Gap Suggests Men Want Novelty, Women Want Value: Report

    Despite EVs gaining wider acceptance in the U.S. market, a trend seems to be emerging among buyers based on gender. Men are far more likely to buy EVs than women, according to Edmunds. The reasons go beyond early adopter syndrome and have more to do with the nature of car buying, which is based on emotion.…

  • Rivian CEO Mocks People Who Buy Gas Cars

    The EV transition is happening, whether you like it or not. It won’t be an overnight process — we keep our cars around for 12.5 years on average, and it’ll take longer than that to entirely cycle out America’s internal combustion fleet — but Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe sees that change coming sooner rather than…

  • Colorado Will Pay Some Residents $6,000 To Trade In Their Old Car For An EV

    Photo: Nissan These days, most new cars are out of reach for Americans who don’t earn six figures, and that includes the vast majority of electric cars. So in order to get more drivers behind the wheel of something more environmentally friendly, Colorado has announced an exchange program that gives owners of older gas and…

  • EVs Are Only Environmentally Friendly If You Drive A Lot: Report

    There’s no question that EVs are better for the environment as far as tailpipe emissions go, but research suggests that the production of batteries poses a problem when comparing EVs and ICE-equipped cars. In order for EVs to be environmentally beneficial, drivers must pass a certain mileage threshold, but many U.S. households are not driving…