Hummer came to exemplify gas guzzlers in the early 2000’s and that’s part of the reason the brand was dropped during GM’s restructuring and bankruptcy. While the company attempted to sell the brand to China’s Sichuan Tengzhong, the deal collapsed and Hummer quietly folded with the last models rolling off the assembly line in 2010. As fate would have it, … [Read more...] about Hummer To Be Reborn As An Electric-Only Brand?
Bob Lutz, the retired veteran of the auto industry, was apparently impressed by the fit and finish of a Tesla Model 3 he spotted in a parking lot. Lutz’s views of Tesla have been mixed for years but apparently he couldn’t help but praise the EV maker after inspecting a random Model 3 he found sitting in Ann Arbor, Michigan. In an article on Road & Track, Lutz … [Read more...] about Bob Lutz Says Tesla Model 3’s Panel Gaps Are Now “World-Class”
Europe’s best-selling electric vehicle, the Renault Zoe, has reached its second generation and promises to be better overall compared to its predecessor. A rival of sorts to the likes of the Peugeot e-208 and Opel/Vauxhall Corsa-e newcomers, the 2020 Zoe gets a 52 kWh battery that ensures a WLTP-certified range of up to 242 miles (389 km). With a 30 percent bigger … [Read more...] about 2020 Renault Zoe Quietly Rolls In With Up To 242 Miles Of Range
Volkswagen will return to this year’s Goodwood Festival of Speed with the ID. R fresh after it set an electric vehicle record at the Nurburgring. The ID. R made its motorsport debut at last year’s Pikes Peak International Hill Climb and set a new outright record of 7 minutes and 57 seconds. Just three weeks later, the car was brought to Goodwood and set a … [Read more...] about Volkswagen ID. R Returning To Goodwood To Set New Record
Jaguar is conducting a global recall of the I-Pace that includes certain 2019 and 2020 model year vehicles. It’s unknown how many of them are found in the United States, but the company only sold 1,181 units here in total, from October 2018 to April 2019. The total number of potentially affected units made public by the NHTSA is 3,083. All of them have an electrical … [Read more...] about Jaguar I-Pace Recalled Over An Issue With Its High-Tech Brakes