The Sweden-based automaker recently revealed the C40 Recharge, which it plans for the 2022 model year. The all-wheel-drive tall hatchback rides on its own EV platform and will join the electric version of the XC40 that arrived for 2021. The C40 will likely use the XC40’s front and rear electric motors that produce a net […]

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So Hyundai goes, so does Kia. That’s the case with the brand’s first dedicated electric vehicle — using a platform unrelated to any internal-combustion models in the lineup — that is expected to go on sale as a 2022 model. The midsize EV6 wagon will use the same platform and electrical system (battery and motor) […]

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In a mere 14 years, the automaker intends to sell its very last internal-combustion-powered passenger vehicle. GM CEO Mary Barra said, however, that in some instances where the technology doesn’t exist by then, the company will purchase offsetting carbon credits and/or initiate “carbon capture” procedures. “Our preference will always be for removal of emissions,” said […]

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The vehicle lineup of the British car company founded by the late Colin Chapman (and now controlled by Geely of China, which also owns Volvo) is being overhauled. On the chopping block are the Lotus Exige, Elise and Evora two-seaters, the latter being the only model currently available in North America. The Evija, a battery-electric […]

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Hyundai’s compact crossover is a jack-of-all-trades machine available with a mild-mannered 147-horsepower 2.0-liter four-cylinder or an available 175-horsepower turbocharged 1.6. There’s also a 201-horsepower electric motor with a maximum range of 250 miles. A fourth variant — the Kona N — will join the trio later this year as a 2022 model. This performance model […]

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If the Porsche Taycan electric sedan doesn’t give you heart palpitations, then check out the Audi E-Tron GT. Set to arrive for 2022, the stunningly shaped all-wheel-drive fastback uses the same platform as the Porsche, as well as the air suspension and battery system (both brands are part of the Volkswagen Group). The E-Tron GT’s […]

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In a recent interview, Dodge boss Tim Kuniskis stated that the supercharged 6.2-liter V-8 powerplant — that makes up to 797 horsepower — will likely be the first of the Hemi-V-8 variants to be retired, primarily due to toughening emissions regulations. The Hemi’s replacement is likely to be an electrified or completely electric propulsion system, […]

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By the middle of the year, the Cadillac CT4-V and the larger CT5-V sedans will each be available with the Blackwing designation, which means a lot more performance under the hood. At the top, the CT5-V Blackwing is equipped with 668-horsepower supercharged 6.2-liter V-8. The regular V gets a 360-horsepower turbocharged 3.0-liter V-6. The CT4-V […]

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OK, where did this come from? In case you missed the news, the 2021 Grand Cherokee L will join the current five-passenger Jeep wagon a few months from now. And no, it isn’t a stretched version of the existing model; it’s built on a separate unitized (frameless) platform and displays its own unique grille and […]

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BrightDrop is the name applied to GM’s new battery-electric-vehicle operation that will market to fleet operators such as delivery businesses. The first to arrive in late 2021 is the BrightDrop EV600, so named for its 600 cubic feet of storage. According to the automaker, the van’s Ultium-brand batteries (another General Motors offshoot) will give the […]

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