February 2022 brought news of several significant new plug-in models, a redesign for one of Canada’s most desirable sport compact cars, and a brand-new compact SUV with off-road aspirations. Kia’s latest electric vehicle is the EV6, which promises to be its most driver-centric battery-powered model yet. Meanwhile, Alfa Romeo revealed details of its first-ever plug-in... Read More.
Shazam! That’s how striking some of the changes are that we’re expecting in the auto industry this year, especially with some of the new models for 2022. In this post, we’ll highlight some major changes in the 2022 electric vehicle market, the lasting effects of the chip shortage, and auto show updates. New Models for... Read More.
Every year, Las Vegas’s Consumer Electronics Show plays host to some of the world’s most innovative technological innovations. In recent years, automobiles have become a fixture at CES, thanks to the rise of in-car electronics and tech-intensive electric vehicles. Several automakers used the 2022 CES to showcase forthcoming battery-powered production models as well as some... Read More.
As electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity, an ongoing question is what kind of battery is best to power them? So far, lithium-ion batteries have dominated the EV market. However, a new element, so-to-speak, has been on the horizon. According to this article in Advances in Mechanical Engineering, magnesium-ion batteries may prove superior. The... Read More.
Is it possible? Can a car actually power a house? We’re getting there. In this article, we’ll show you a couple of technologies already in development for Canadians that can at least help you out during a power outage. Bi-Directional Charging and Discharging Let’s clarify a few basics. First, to charge electric vehicles (EVs) and... Read More.
If you own a home and an electric vehicle (EV), chances are you have thought about installing a Level 2 charger. Installing an electric car charger can seem like a daunting task, but we’ll explain the steps you’ll go through to install an EV charger. Installing a Level 2 home charger will take you from... Read More.
Electric cars are known for their quiet operation, not exactly something you associate when you hear the name Mustang. Despite that, Ford branded the Mach E with the Mustang name and not just for the recognition. By including their first-ever electric vehicle (EV) into the Mustang portfolio, Ford positions itself as a performance EV manufacturer.... Read More.
Range anxiety, the fear that the vehicle’s charge will not take you as far as you need to go, is the most common reason people choose not to buy an electric vehicle (EV). Despite advancements in battery technology over the last 10 years, a lack of charging stations still contributes to these worries. But what... Read More.
Electric vehicles (EVs) are changing the automotive landscape. The power and quietness truly make EVs a joy to drive. The biggest problem with them, though, is range anxiety, i.e., the worry that the battery will run out before the driver can find a charging station. Moreover, people dislike that EVs take over an hour to... Read More.
Rolls-Royce cars are the pinnacle of automotive refinement and craftsmanship. They offer their drivers the ultimate in luxury appointments as well as an unrivalled smooth ride. This luxury comes with a hefty premium, since every available model has a six-figure price tag. But, for that money, you can buy a vehicle that was hand-built in... Read More.