Here’s how Ford EV drivers get adapters, use Tesla charging

Ford EVs at Tesla SuperchargerFord led the industry last year in announcing a shift to the Tesla charge port and its North American Charging Standard (NACS), signaling Ford’s adoption of the NACS charge port in future EVs, while also providing upcoming access to the Tesla Supercharger network for existing Ford EV drivers. That access is almost here. Ford is also the...

These EVs are top-rated for safety by the IIHS

Genesis Electrified G80Several EVs earned high marks from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) for 2024, the organization revealed this week. The IIHS toughened requirements to earn its highest Top Safety Pick+ and second-tier Top Safety Pick awards for 2024, but 71 models still qualified for at least one of the awards (with 22 earning the Top Safety Pick+...

Aston Martin delays first EV for lack of demand

2024 Aston Martin Vantage GT4 race carAston Martin is delaying the launch of its first volume EV by a year, citing lack of demand. The automaker originally planned to launch an EV next year, but it said in the release of its 2023 financial results Wednesday that it was now aiming for 2026. Aston Martin will still rely on Lucid for some powertrain components under an agreement put in...

Musk: Tesla Roadster arriving in 2025 with SpaceX ties

2020 Tesla RoadsterTesla CEO Elon Musk gave some conflicting signals about the upcoming product on Tuesday night. "Tonight, we radically increased the design goals for the new Tesla Roadster," the CEO said, via a post on X. Musk then clarified that the production design is complete and the product is due to be unveiled at the end of 2024, with aims to ship it in...

Musk: Tesla Roadster arriving in 2025 with SpaceX ties

2020 Tesla RoadsterTesla CEO Elon Musk gave some conflicting signals about the upcoming product on Tuesday night. "Tonight, we radically increased the design goals for the new Tesla Roadster," the CEO said, via a post on X. Musk then clarified that the production design is complete and the product is due to be unveiled at the end of 2024, with aims to ship it in...

2024 VW ID.4 price rises for substantial upgrades, more range

2024 Volkswagen ID.4The 2024 Volkswagen ID.4 gets a price increase for the new model year, but also a number of upgrades. Prices start at $41,160 (including a mandatory $1,425 destination charge) for models equipped with the smaller 62-kwh battery pack. That's a $2,370 increase from the 2023 model year, when the 62-kwh pack was introduced in the ID.4 Standard grade...