Karma plans US-built all-electric pickup and SUV

Karma SC2, 2019 LA Auto ShowFully electric pickups are suddenly all the rage—or, we should say, the possibility of them, as none of them have actually arrived. Monday, news broke of another electric truck potentially in the works—this one from California-based, Chinese-funded Karma Automotive. According to a Bloomberg report, directly citing Karma’s COO...

Ad for Presidential candidate Yang features Tesla, talks automation

Presidential candidate Andrew Yang with Tesla Model XTesla hasn’t run a single traditional TV ad so far. Yet one political ad that’s been running in Iowa might as well be a Tesla commercial. It’s a campaign spot for Andrew Yang, and while Green Car Reports doesn’t usually dive so deeply into political commercials, this one is something different—consisting of what plays...

GM names Hamtramck as first US plant to build only electric cars

Cruise Origin driverless vehicle introductionQuick! List all the car factories in the U.S. that produce only electric vehicles. It’s a trick question, really, because today, there’s only one. That’s the Tesla assembly plant in Fremont, California, where the company’s three EV models are all built. On Monday, GM announced the U.S. will get another all-EV plant. The...

Volvo opens orders for XC40 Recharge electric car

2021 Volvo XC40 RechargeAhead of the arrival of the Volvo XC40 Recharge later this year, the Swedish automaker has opened its order books “in select markets” that include the U.S. and Europe. Volvo reports that response to the Recharge has been strong, with tens of thousands of hand-raisers showing interest and “several thousands of firm orders.”...