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Volkswagen Says Its Next Generation of Internal Combustion Engines Will Be Its Last

Pretty much every major car company is planning a big pivot to electric vehicles in the coming years, but few are going as big as the Volkswagen Group. It’s planning nearly 30 cars on one platform alone by 2022, and more on other EV architectures in development like the Porsche Taycan. So how does it …

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2020 Toyota Corolla Hybrid Joins the Prius With an Expected 50 MPG 

The 2020 Toyota Corolla HybridPhoto: Toyota After introducing a new Corolla for the 2020 model year that looks quite sharp, Toyota debuted on Tuesday the first ever hybrid variant for the sedan offered in the U.S. At last, something other than the Prius. 2020 Toyota Corolla: Don’t Sleep On This One Because It Looks Pretty …

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The Rivian R1S Could Be a Crazy Quick Seven-Seat Electric SUV Made in America

If you weren’t into the Rivian R1T—an all-electric pickup truck from an American startup with up to 400 miles of range and quirky features like a frunk and cubby holes—then you’re just no fun. Time will tell if Michigan-based Rivian’s the real deal or more vaporware, but as of today it has more than just …

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Chinese Startup BYD’s Tang EV 600 Is Expected to Have a 373 Mile Range and Cost $37,000: Report

The BYD Tang EV 600Photo: BYD BYD, the Chinese car startup backed by billionaire Warren Buffett, recently introduced a new all-electric model at the 2018 Guangzhou Auto Show dubbed the Tang EV 600, reports InsideEVs. It looks quite decent, it’ll reportedly have a 373 mile range on a single charge. Warren Buffett’s Chinese Car Company …

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The Part of Detroit Destroyed For A Doomed GM Plant

The deal to launch the GM plant in Poletown was fraught with controversy. Photo: GM When General Motors announced today that it planned to cut up to 14,000 jobs and might close five U.S. plants, the scope of the restructuring plan caught practically everyone by surprise. It also reopened a particularly sore wound in Detroit, …

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The Rimac C Two Was Engineered With a Supercomputer to Help It Hit 258 MPH

Screenshot: Rimac (YouTube) Rimac wiped the slate clean when it approached the engineering of its second-generation electric supercar, the Rimac C Two, focusing on efficiency and aerodynamics to achieve its incredible claimed zero to 60 mph time of just 1.85 seconds and top speed of 258 mph. Of course, there were two things that had …

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Elon Musk Admits Everyone Was Right About Tesla

Musk in August: “Are we running low on money? The answer is no.”Photo: Jack Plunkett (AP) Burning cash at record amounts, a disastrous start to ramping up production of the Model 3, a CEO who unnecessarily stirred the pot practically at every turn. Anyone willing to look beyond the grand vision of Tesla this past …

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Here’s Everything GM Is Closing Down As It ‘Invests In The Future’

The announcement came MondayPhoto: Paul Sancya (AP) General Motors confirmed news of a major restructuring underway Monday, announcing that five North American plants will be closed, while up to 15 percent of its salaried workforce will be slashed. It marks the end of the plant that makes the Chevrolet Cruze in Ohio, the death of …