Lordstown Motors ad shows electric trucks at work

Screenshot from Lordstown Endurance adLordstown Motors released the first ad for its Endurance electric pickup truck Thursday—even though first deliveries for the truck remain about a year away. The Endurance was designed primarily as a work vehicle aimed at fleet buyers, and the ad certainly shows that. Chock full of farmers and construction workers, the ad looks like it was...

Kandi electric car open to US orders August 18, with $20,499 starting price

Kandi K23 electric carWhen will electric vehicles be priced as low as comparable gasoline vehicles—or even lower than them? Those who closely follow EV adoption have been asking that question for years. And while most brands haven’t yet scaled up and cut battery costs to the point where they can reach that affordability point, a Chinese import called Kandi...

Is the eBussy modular electric van a Microbus for an urban future?

Electric Brands eBussyThe Volkswagen I.D. Buzz concept hints that the classic Microbus is going to get bigger. For those who think that's the wrong direction, there's the eBussy, a modular electric van that also originates in Germany. The company behind it, Electric Brands, started out making electric scooters, and is now moving into cars. With its tiny proportions and...

Hyperion fuel-cell supercar: Hydrogen hype takes a very fast-looking form

Screenshot from Hyperion XP-1 teaser videoHydrogen fuel-cell powertrains have been demonstrated in sedans, SUVs, and commercial trucks, but a California-based company plans to use fuel cells for something a lot faster. The Hyperion XP-1 is a hydrogen fuel-cell supercar that has been in development since 2016—with the company itself nine years old. The car was due to be physically...

2022 Nissan Ariya revealed: 10 geeky details on 300-mile electric crossover

Nissan AriyaThe production-bound Ariya electric crossover that Nissan revealed Wednesday morning in Japan represents a bucketload of firsts for the brand. First and foremost to Nissan, the Ariya is at the leading edge of a Nissan Next strategy that involves all-new vehicles and a significant refresh for most of the automaker’s vehicles in the next...

2022 Nissan Ariya: 10 geeky details in 300-mile, $40,000 electric crossover

Nissan AriyaThe production-bound Ariya electric crossover that Nissan revealed Wednesday morning in Japan represents a bucketload of firsts for the brand. First and foremost to Nissan, the Ariya is at the leading edge of a Nissan Next strategy that involves all-new vehicles and a significant refresh for most of the automaker’s vehicles in the next...

Jay Leno drives Canoo’s subscription-only electric van

Canoo electric car on Jay Leno's GarageCanoo won't put its subscription-only electric van on the road for customers until sometime next year, if all goes well, but Jay Leno already got to drive it for a recent episode of his "Jay Leno's Garage" YouTube show. Leno also toured Canoo's Torrance, California headquarters. Founded as Evelozcity, and including some Faraday Future veterans...

Jay Leno drives Canoo’s subscription-only electric van

Canoo electric car on Jay Leno's GarageCanoo won't put its subscription-only electric van on the road for customers until sometime next year, if all goes well, but Jay Leno already got to drive it for a recent episode of his "Jay Leno's Garage" YouTube show. Leno also toured Canoo's Torrance, California headquarters. Founded as Evelozcity, and including some Faraday Future veterans...