Sunday, June 23

Tag: EV

Toyota Previews New Compact Crossover EV
EVs & Crossovers, Tech, Toyota

Toyota Previews New Compact Crossover EV

It's no secret that Toyota is one of the slowest automakers to enter the EV industry, which is somewhat ironic since the automaker is largely credited for launching the hybrid industry into the mainstream. Though it started with just the Prius, Toyota now has many hybrid offerings, including the popular Toyota Highlander. But it's taking a back seat when it comes to all-electric models. Toyota bZ4X Struggles With Rollout Toyota recently debuted the bZ4X EV but has struggled with the rollout. EV models accounted for fewer than 1% of Toyota's 5.8 million total car sales through July of this year. However, the automaker hopes it can turn things around with a new compact crossover EV. This smaller SUV might appeal to more consumers as the EV industry heats up. Recently, Toyota has pre...
Nissan Skyline Rumored To Be Electric SUV
Automotive Everything, EVs & Crossovers, Nissan, SUVs

Nissan Skyline Rumored To Be Electric SUV

Although it likely wouldn’t be for sale at your Nissan dealer until 2025, the Nissan Skyline is rumored to be an electric SUV. If it proceeds past the rumor stage, the Nissan Skyline will be yet another vehicle in a long list of nostalgic badges being repurposed by automakers. The original Nissan Skyline was a pretty classic car with a long history that started in 1957. (more…)
Toyota Partners With Suzuki To Build Light-Weight Sports Car
EVs & Crossovers, Sports Cars, Suzuki, Toyota

Toyota Partners With Suzuki To Build Light-Weight Sports Car

Toyota is working with Suzuki to build a super light sports car with a 1.0-liter engine. The mid-engine coupe is expected to be lighter than even the lightest version of the Mazda Miata. It’s expected to produce 120 horsepower, but should be quite energetic due to how light it will be. Nothing is firm yet, so it’s hard to predict when it might end up at your local Toyota dealer. (more…)
Domino’s Goes Electric with Pizza Delivery
Chevrolet, EVs & Crossovers, GM

Domino’s Goes Electric with Pizza Delivery

Domino's is a forward-thinking company that made a commitment to having net-zero emissions by 2050. Part of their initiative is to reduce emissions during the delivery process. So, they are going electric. They've ordered 800 Chevy Bolt EVs, and these new delivery vehicles will be on the road by the end of 2023. So why is Dominoes going electric, and why did they choose the Chevy Bolt? Take a look at some of the details of their initiative. Why Go Electric? Electric vehicles such as the Chevy Bolt EV are better for the environment and have lower average maintenance costs than combustion vehicles. They also provide a reduction in fueling costs. Domino's also hopes the transition to electric Chevy delivery vehicles will help recruit new delivery drivers. While they currently hire driv...
Everything You Need To Know About the Kia EV9
EVs & Crossovers, Hybrid, Kia, News, Tech

Everything You Need To Know About the Kia EV9

Kia is hoping that the Kia EV9 will be the Telluride of electric crossovers. The Korean automaker has already turned towards making more EV models, including the EV6, which has garnered plenty of accolades already. However, the EV9 is essentially aiming to be an electric version of the popular and acclaimed Kia Telluride. Let's take a look at what information is available about the Kia EV9. (more…)
Rolls-Royce Previews Its $400k Electric Car
EVs & Crossovers, Luxury Cars, Rolls-Royce

Rolls-Royce Previews Its $400k Electric Car

Just when you thought there couldn’t be any showstopping announcements about electric cars left in 2022, Rolls-Royce took the stage with jaw-dropping news. This luxury brand announced its first-ever electric vehicle, and it’s going to be amazing. The Spectre, the first of potentially several electric cars to come from this automaker, is expected to go into production late in 2023. Shoppers should anticipate spending $400k to bring one of these innovative electric cars home. Here’s what we know so far: A Fresh But Recognizable Look The Spectre is a two-door coupe that uses rear-hinged suicide doors. The fast-track body and doors will remind you of Rolls-Royce’s popular Wraith. Even though this EV is only a two-door rig, it’s longer than the Rolls-Royce Cullinan but shorter than ...
Redesigned 2023 Hyundai Palisade Accidentally Leaked Before Official Debut
Hyundai

Redesigned 2023 Hyundai Palisade Accidentally Leaked Before Official Debut

A leaked image of the 2023 Hyundai Palisade along with the Korean brand’s official teasers has given Hyundai lovers a more detailed look at what’s in store with the SUV’s 2023 look. Off the cuff, standout differences include the upgraded squared-off grille, refined LED placement, and what appears to be a bump-up in chrome accents along the trim and wheels. (more…)