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Faraday Future Laughs in the Face Of Death, Is Now Free to Secure New Investment

Photo: Faraday Future The tumultuous legal battle between Faraday Future and its main investor, Evergrande, which halted Faraday’s plans of delivering its FF91 to customers in December and led to layoffs and wage cuts for employees, according to the Verge, has ended amid plans to restructure the deal between the two companies, Faraday Future Puts …

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The VW I.D. Promises 342 Miles of Range and It Could Be a Huge Deal

All Photos Credit: Volkswagen Carmakers pretty much always overestimate their own figures, but when your company tweets out that its next electric car will cost as much as a normal diesel and get 345 miles of range, that’s still worth hearing. The car in question is the first of the I.D. series of modern EVs …

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BMW and Porsche’s Three-Minute Ultrafast Charger Is Here to Cure Your Range Anxiety

Image: BMW BMW and Porsche unveiled a prototype ultrafast electric car charger capable of charging specially designed research cars to 100 kilometers, or about 62 miles, worth of charge in just three minutes and to 80 percent of battery life within 15 minutes. And just like that, the era of electric range anxiety is over. …

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Tesla Employee Claims It’s Still Preventing Union Organizing

Tesla worker at the company’s Fremont, California factory. Photo: Jeff Chiu (AP) Tesla has kept up practices to prevent workers from organizing a union, even as it battles with a U.S. labor agency over allegations that its management violated federal labor laws, a new complaint alleges. Elon Musk Told Workers Tesla ‘Would Allow’ Them To …

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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 …