Electric utility EDF launches V2G offering for Nissan fleet customers in the UK

Electric utility EDF, in partnership with Nissan, has launched a new commercial charging service using vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology in the UK. The V2G technology developed by DREEV, a joint venture between EDF and V2G technology specialist Nuvve, allows bidirectional energy flow in order to recharge an EV’s battery at times of low energy demand and […]

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New Car Preview: 2022 Toyota Tundra

The truck segment in America is among the most competitive and most sought after following modern-day crossover and sport utility vehicles. The Ford F-150 has led the way in sales figures for the bulk of the existence of pick-up trucks. When it comes to viable alternatives to a proper pick-up truck, the Toyota Tundra comes […]

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Subaru will stock 4,700 classrooms with supplies

Subaru of America and its dealers are providing school supplies to students in more than 4,700 classrooms around the country for the upcoming year. It’s starting with 3,280 elementary schoolers in its hometown of Camden, N.J. CEO Tom Doll surprised Camden teachers with the news during a segment on “Good Morning America” last week. The […]

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Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV Pricing Emerges

The Hyundai Santa Fe PHEV is one of the latest plug-in hybrid models that soon will enter the U.S. market (initially only in some of the states – CA, CO, CT, ME, MA, MD, NJ, NY, OR, RI, & VT). According to CarsDirect’s data, derived from a recent ordering guide, the base SEL trim will start […]

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ORNL’s open-source modeling tool helps planners select best sites for highway charging stations

When deploying public charging stations, selecting the best sites is critical. Hundreds of chargers around the country sit unused—we’ve all driven by them—and most of these were installed years ago, before planners understood the importance of proper siting. Now researchers at Oak Ridge National Laboratory have developed a nationwide modeling tool to help infrastructure planners […]

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Rare 2012 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package headed to auction

One of just 25 Lexus LFA Nürburgring Package models delivered in the U.S. is heading to the RM Sotheby’s Aug. 14 auction as part of Monterey Car Week. Designed to sharpen up the LFA’s performance even further, the Nürburgring Package added more-aggressive aerodynamic elements, including a larger front spoiler, dive planes, and a large fixed […]

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Group14 Technologies and SK materials to build factory for lithium-silicon battery materials

Group14 Technologies has announced a joint venture with SK materials to build a factory for lithium-silicon battery materials in South Korea. SK materials will invest $52 million in the development of the materials manufacturing hub, which is expected to launch in 2022. Group14’s new JV will enable dual sourcing for its lithium-silicon technology both from […]

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Lamborghini’s bringing back the Countach

The Lamborghini Countach is making a comeback, Lamborghini announced Monday via Twitter. The original Countach—which turned 50 in 2021—is an icon that helped define the modern supercar, but it’s unclear what form this new version will take. One possibility is that the new Countach will be one of two V-12 special editions launching in 2021, […]

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GM Design shows another early Hummer EV sketch

Like a new mother who’s still so excited about her one-year-old baby that she can’t stop showing ultrasound photos, General Motors is so excited about its biggest new baby, the battery-electric GMC Hummer, that it can’t stop showing off development design sketches. The off-road monster with the 200-kWh Ultium battery pack debuted online on October […]

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New Car Preview: 2023 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (C8)

Corvette C8 Z06 Rendering The Chevrolet Corvette has been a long-time staple as the formidable American sports car and champion to many endurance races over many years. Currently, the new Corvette C8 is touted as the best bang for your buck in terms of performance and the countless price mark-ups are evident of Chevrolet having […]

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British Electric Taxi Maker To Expand Staff In UK

Electric taxi maker Dynamo has confirmed plans to hire another 275 people as it continues to build vehicles here in the UK. The little-known company was founded in 2018 and converts Nissan e-NV200 Evalia electric MPVs into black cabs by adding more than 1,000 modifications. So far, the company has delivered more than 170 Dynamo […]

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Junkyard Gem: 1984 Isuzu P’up

General Motors, wishing to sell a small pickup to compete with the likes of the Toyota Hilux and Nissan 521, began importing the Isuzu Faster for the 1972 model year, equipping it with Chevrolet LUV badges. Ford brought over the Mazda Proceed as the Courier the same year, while Chrysler turned to Mitsubishi to provide […]

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