The return of the General Motors’ large-and-in-charge brand will begin for the 2022 model year with an electric pickup. It has since been announced that a utility-vehicle version will arrive in the spring of 2023 as a 2024 model. Although similar-looking, it’s nearly nine inches shorter overall that the truck. The two electric motors will […]

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No, not a new turbocharged engine, but a boost in ground clearance to 9.5 inches from 8.7. This is specific to the 2022 Wilderness edition of the all-wheel-drive wagon, which will join the regular Outback in the lineup. Along with a unique front-end design, the Outback Wilderness comes with a front skid plate, unique 17-inch […]

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Following much teasing, Ford is close to releasing full details and images of its new compact pickup that arrives for 2022. The Maverick, which is smaller than the midsize Ranger, uses the same platform as the recently arrived Bronco Sport (as does the Ford Escape). It’s also designed more for urban pursuits than rigorous commercial-grade […]

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Startup automaker Alpha Motors of California is getting in on the electric-pickup market. The compact-sized, retro-styled Alpha Wolf and the Ace coupe will both head to market sometime in 2023. The Wolf will be available in front-wheel-drive using a single electric motor, or with all-wheel-drive version using a second motor in the back. Power ratings […]

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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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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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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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