Tag: electric vehicles

nine
21
Jul
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

9 Components of Electric Vehicles

People consider battery electric vehicles (BEVs) as the car of the future. They already hold a significant share of the marketplace globally, which will only increase with time. However, their components are completely different from the ones found in regular…

BrightDrop Zevo 600
05
Jul
2022
Posted in Articles

BrightDrop is GM’s Commercial EV Tech Company

BrightDrop is GM’s EV tech company. GM is the U.S.’s leading seller of passenger vehicles, marketing its products under the Cadillac, Buick, GMC, and Chevrolet nameplates. Moreover, the company is making a name for itself in the commercial electric vehicle…

contract
28
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Ford Stopping Lease-End Purchases for EVs

The Ford Motor Company has three electric vehicle models available with more on the way. The F-150 Lighting, Mustang Mach-E, and the e-Transit are the models currently on sale. For customers who lease these vehicles, a new provision in the…

Dodge Challenger Hellcat
24
Jun
2022
Posted in News

Dodge Prepares to Go Electric

Make no mistake that Dodge was and is the performance brand for the Chrysler Group. But that group as we once knew it has changed as the American brands comprised of Dodge, Chrysler, Jeep, and Ram are now under the…

Samsung Electric
20
Jun
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

What Are Solid-State Batteries?

Electrification is the trend nowadays, with every manufacturer more or less ditching the old internal combustion engines to transition to electric vehicles. However, at the current time, such a task is difficult and precarious due to the mass and volume…

Hyundai Georgia
25
May
2022
Posted in News

Georgia Chosen for Hyundai’s First EV Plant in America

Bryan County, Georgia is the site for a planned Hyundai manufacturing facility. Last week, Governor Bryan P. Kemp and other Georgia officials met with Hyundai Motor Group officials and announced that land near Savannah was selected. It will become the…

Genesis GV60
20
May
2022
Posted in New Models

Highlights of the Genesis GV60

Genesis’ first fully electric vehicle, a crossover SUV, is now available. The 2023 Genesis GV60 expands Hyundai’s product line to six vehicles, including two other crossovers and three sedans. The new model is based on Hyundai Motors’ dedicated electric vehicle…

Number Four
28
Apr
2022
Posted in Engineering & Technology

4 Disruptive Automotive Technologies

The word “disruptive” by itself can signal something that is unsettling. When put in the context of automotive technologies, it points to positive changes that are innovative and wholly useful for manufacturers and consumers alike. The auto industry is constantly…

VINFAST
22
Apr
2022
Posted in News

VinFast is Coming to America

VinFast, an upstart automaker from Vietnam, will enter the U.S. market this year. The company, founded in 2017 by Vingroup, is currently producing vehicles in its home country. Later this year, two all-electric SUVs arrive stateside, models that will later…

Nissan Juke
24
Mar
2022
Posted in Commentary

A Wholesale Shift to EVs is Not a Given

Nissan and EVs…what is planned. A complete switch to full electrification is planned by many automakers, with some expecting to reach that goal as early as 2030. Making the switch means investing tens of billions of dollars in research and…

18
Mar
2022
Posted in Articles

The U.S. Army Aims for Net Zero

It might come as a surprise, but the U.S. Army also wants to join the “net-zero” movement in an attempt to curb pesky emissions and, ultimately, help to save the globe. The Army carefully conceived a plan which should be…

Chevrolet Silverado EV
06
Jan
2022
Posted in News

Chevrolet Prepares to Welcome Three New EVs

GM’s Chevrolet brand was an early proponent of electrified vehicles, introducing the Volt PHEV in 2011, followed by the Bolt EV in 2017. Few other manufacturers outside of Tesla and Nissan have shown such an initial interest in the emerging…

08
Dec
2021
Posted in News

At Long Last, North Carolina Snags a Major Automotive Manufacturing Plant

Years of trying to land a manufacturing plant from a major automaker have finally paid off for the State of North Carolina. Earlier this week, Toyota announced that it had selected the Randolph County community of Liberty for the home…