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2020 Soul X-Line, 2020 Soul GT-Line, 2020 Soul EV

A Redesign Good for the Soul

The iconic, box-like Kia Soul gets a redesign for 2020, sporting styling changes that include a more aggressive front end with horizontal strips containing daytime running lights. Headlamps are integrated in the bumper while taillights now practically encircle the rear

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Driving The Jaguar I-PACE

We all knew that Tesla wouldn’t remain the sole player in the luxury electric car game. But how do you complete with the popular Model S and Model X? Jaguar has that figured out with its aggressively stylish, high-performing E-PACE.

Range Rover P400e Charging

Range Rover Electrified

Jaguar Land Rover plans to offer an optional electrified powertrain for every one of its models by 2020. The Range Rover P400e, along with the Range Rover Sport P400e, represent the brand’s first plug-in electric hybrids. Most significant about the

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2019 Kona Electric has 250 Mile Range

Hyundai’s 2019 Kona joins a growing list of long-range EVs aiming to entice new car buyers to go electric. The Kona Electric subcompact crossover looks like its conventionally-powered counterpart save for its closed front grille, silver side sills, unique 17-inch

2018 Nissan LEAF makes North American debut

Strong Demand for Electric Vehicles

Amid all the hype and hope for electric vehicles, there are many assumptions being made by those who believe electrics will dominate the worldwide automotive landscape in future years. How much is this based in reality? No doubt, consumer acceptance

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Toyota Aims at Reuse of EV Batteries

So what to do with old electric vehicle batteries? Here’s one approach: Toyota and Chubu Electric Power Co. will be constructing a large-capacity storage battery system that reuses recycled batteries from Toyota electric vehicles. This aims at addressing two key

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  • March 30, 2018
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Weltpremiere Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 2018

New Sprinter Van to Offer Electric Drive

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled its all-new Sprinter van, the third-generation of this highly successful commercial vehicle that first came on the scene in 2006. Beyond the model’s updated styling are its many features that mark the Sprinter’s entry into an increasingly

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Electrification’s Charging Challenge

Charging your electric vehicle used to be an easy thing, at least in many areas where electrification has long been promoted. Public chargers were installed in high-profile areas like shopping centers, parking garages, and at the workplace. For the longest

DRIVETHEARC EV fast charging corridor breaks ground in northern

EVgo Fast-Charges 40 Million Miles

EVgo, which maintains the largest network of DC fast chargers in the U.S., reports it has experienced a significant increase in use by electric vehicle drivers over the past two years. In 2016, the company says its network of chargers

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  • February 1, 2018
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2018 BMW i3 Electric Ups its Game

BMW’s i3 gets its first mild facelift since its introduction in 2014 plus a new i3s sport model, featuring a higher performance electric drive, sport suspension with 10 mm lower height, and a 40 mm wider track. A restyled front

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Your Definitive Guide to Plug-In Vehicles

Plug-in vehicles are on a roll. That’s not to say that battery electric or plug-in hybrids will eclipse internal combustion or hybrid vehicles in the market anytime soon. But the fact that there are 40 plug-in models available in the U.S.

Ford Focus Electric

Plug-In Cars and Our Driving Future

Will electrified vehicles dominate our highways in the future? It’s a question on the minds of many these days as an increasing number of battery electric and plug-in hybrid models come to new car showrooms. The answer is not an