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End of the Saab Story: Saab is officially dead, NEVS throws in the towel, but plans new EVs

It seems Saab really was just a lost cause as the car company’s last hope, National Electric Vehicle Sweden, just announced to be ending the Saab automotive brand, saying they won’t use the company’s name on any future vehicles. National Electric Vehicle Sweden posed as the only glimmer of potential for Saab as the company […]

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Report: Hybridization and semi-autonomous tech planned for Alfa Romeo’s new midsize sedan

Just to clear any confusion, the Alfa Romeo Giulia may be the company’s premiere new luxury sports sedan, but it is designed and built to compete in the compact segment, which includes standard-setters like the BMW 3-Series, Audi A4, and the Mercedes-Benz C-Class. But we know FCA plans to make Alfa Romeo a direct competitor […]

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Report: Worldly electric vehicle count on the road surpasses 1 million

A few years back, everyone was touting that there would be more electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids, that they were the bees’ knees and the end of the internal combustion engine was neigh. This visions was even fueled (no pun intended) by President Barack Obama’s ambitious initiative to have one million advanced technologies on the […]

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Tesla’s Elon Musk owns Samsung by confirming exclusive battery deal with Panasonic on Twitter

Social media and the likes, such as Twitter, can be quite powerful. For instance, should something become viral, you’d better hope to the Flying Spaghetti Monster above that the content isn’t about you or someone you know because of how fast viral content could spread. But there was also another recent example as to how […]

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Report: Mercedes-Benz will debut a new EV SUV concept at Paris this year

Mercedes-Benz is on a product offensive to introduce more electric vehicles, both of the car and crossover SUV type, with the sole purpose to compete directly with Tesla Motors. The latest development comes fromĀ AutoCar, who learned that Mercedes will be introducing a new all-electric SUV concept at the 2016 Paris Motor Show this year. Speculation […]

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The LAPD just scored a whole fleet of BMW i3’s for non-emergency duties

It really seems like BMW’s i program is losing steam after the company announced to be shifting its focus from EVs, hybrids, and sustainable motoring to autonomous driving tech. Now, perpetuating this presumption is the fact that BMW just gave a fleet of 100 i3s to the Los Angeles Police Department for use in non-emergency […]

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Several reports of ’14+ Lexus cars experiencing an infotainment system blackout, automaker issues fix

Over the past 12 hours or so, reports and Tweets have been ringing in about Lexus owners experiencing a BSOD-like blackout of their sat-nav systems for reasons unknown. The reports mainly come in on Lexus’ Twitter account, which has been inundated from tons of owners taking their complaints to the Twitter-sphere about the total blackout. […]

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Report: Norway could go as far as banning fossil fuel-propelled cars entirely by 2025

The Europeans are on a strong offensive to do their socially responsible part of being conscientious of the environment. As of recent, we’ve heard of some pretty big plans to shake up the use of gas- and diesel-powered automobiles, like in France where Paris vowed to ban cars older than 1997 in hopes to reduce […]

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Report: Hyundai’s new luxury brand, Genesis, to launch all-electric vehicle in near future

Hyundai has some really big things planned for their all-new Genesis luxury sub-brand, including the launch of an all-electric sedan in the near future, which is likely to compete with one of the entrants from Tesla. Word came from Hyundai Motor’s senior vice president, Manfred Fitzgerald, at a recent conference at the Busan Auto Show […]

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Report: BMW i doesn’t want to do EVs any more, wants to shift focus to autonomous driving

It seems BMW i’s mission to produce more EVs and hybrids isn’t exactly going well, so BMW i instead will be shifting their focus toward autonomous driving technology, according to Reuters, who heard from BMW’s board member, Klaus Froehlich. Could this mean the EV and hybrid wars are slowing? You know, because EVs, although great […]

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