One of the biggest complaints about the Subaru Crosstrek and most of Subaru’s cars is how lacking in power they are when driving. You would think the 2019 Subaru Crosstrek Plug-In Hybrid would remedy this by combining gas and electric power, but no—somehow it has even less power than the standard Crosstrek.
I know that for some who pray to the Gods of Octane it is heresy to say this, but I’ll say it anyway: I like electric vehicles. I spent much of my misguided youth terrorizing the East Coast in electric golf carts and as I grew older that attraction never faded. So when I got the chance to be among the first to drive a …
The original MSRP on today’s Nice Price or Crack Pipe BMW i3 was over fifty-five thousand dollars. Like all limited range electric cars, the i3’s depreciation is extreme. Let’s see if this one’s current price might make that downward spiral a fun ride at least.
In theory, plug-in hybrid cars are the perfect stepping stone to shifting from internal combustion engines to fully electric cars, getting us all used to the idea of plugging in our rides instead of filling them up. But a recent report from the BBC suggests that a lot of hybrid sales in the UK came from large tax…
If America won’t get its shit together on EVs, maybe China will do it for us. That and more on The Morning Shift on Thursday, Nov. 15, 2018.
The $70,000 electric Jaguar I-Pace crossover made up nearly 10 percent of Jaguar’s total sales in October, according to reports. That’s a pretty huge piece of the pie chart for a new, expensive, all-electric luxury vehicle, in a world where a lot of people want more efficient cars but a small fraction are currently…
The Tesla Model 3, like most electric vehicles, uses regenerative braking to help trickle charge the car’s battery and extend the range. In theory, one could use the regenerative powers of the car’s motors to charge the battery by having the whole thing towed, and now a Model 3 owner has put that to the test.
The cost of EV adoption is high, Volkswagen doubles down on offering a cheaper EV than Tesla, and General Motors talks the totally real possibilities of flying cars. All of that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, Nov. 12, 2018.
Soon Toyota, Honda, Mitsubishi, and Fiat Chrysler will be putting a new crossover on sale. What’s weird is that they’re all the same exact car. And none of them designed it. But where they will be selling it gives a bit of a clue why all this is happening.
We know Cadillac is going through a bit of a reorganization at the moment, as it tries to walk back all the #brand stuff former CEO Johan de Nysschen has done over the last few years to focus on SUVs and crossovers. But this image sent to us of an alleged Cadillac key fob is absolutely bewildering as to what kind of…
The one carmaker that could do no wrong falters, BMW and Lexus just went nuts, and one country figured out a genius new way to up electric car sales. All that and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, Nov. 5, 2018.
The co-founder of the struggling Faraday Future, Nick Sampson, has resigned from his role, claiming the company is “effectively insolvent” and unable to pay its debts as even more employees are reportedly furloughed and operations scaled back.
FCA might not abandon Ram production in Mexico after all, China considers an EV sales tax cut, and NHTSA’s thinking about headlights—all of this and more in The Morning Shift for Monday, Oct. 29, 2018.
GM’s beefing with the Trump administration, Honda might move some Fit production to Japan, and Ford and Volkswagen are becoming better friends—all of this and more in The Morning Shift for Friday, Oct. 26, 2018.
The 2019 Jaguar I-Pace has generated plenty of buzz, with the automaker expecting it to produce 240 miles of range on a single charge. The official result, per multiple reports, is that Jaguar landed a few miles shy of that target, clocking in at 234 total.