Electric Vehicles

Volkswagen's Electric Car Plans

Volkswagen’s Electric Car Plans

Ever heard of Dieselgate? Volkswagen Group (e.g. Volkswagen, Audi, Porsche), installed defeater devices on their diesel vehicles from 2009 to 2016 to cheat EPA emissions tests. Approximately 500,000 vehicles sneaked past government testing and were sold into the hands of American car buyers (even more were sold in Europe). These vehicles emitted up to 40 …

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Electric Vehicles in Superbowl Commercials

Electric Vehicles in Superbowl Commercials

Congratulations Kansas City Chiefs! The Superbowl is a full day of entertainment. There’s the Puppy Bowl, pre-game show, the actual football game, the Halftime Show, the award ceremony, and, of course, the commercials.  While the focus is on the sport itself, the Superbowl is also one of the biggest marketing events of the year. Millions …

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Nine Electric Trucks by 2023

Nine Electric Trucks by 2023

The electric vehicle era has already gone through several milestones. First, there was the birth of Tesla in 2009–an all-electric automaker aiming to breakthrough a 100-year-old gasoline/diesel powered vehicle tradition. Then, there was the release of several 200+ mile affordable electric vehicles in 2017, such as the Tesla Model 3 and Chevy Bolt. Then, beginning …

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General Motors' Electric Vehicle Plans

General Motors’ Electric Vehicle Plans

Ever since Tesla released the affordable, long-range Model 3 in 2017, legacy automakers have announced their electric vehicle initiatives. Manufacturers like VW, GM, and Ford have all committed towards an electrified future. Over the next few weeks, I will detail each legacy automaker’s electrification plans announced to date. To start, let’s begin with the one …

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Top 8 New Electric Vehicles in 2020

Top 8 New Electric Vehicles in 2020

Throughout 2020, the electric vehicle marketplace will be full of exciting new models. Among many new entries, I’ve carefully selected the top 8 new electric vehicles based on anticipated popularity. Manufacturing giants Toyota, Volkswagen, and Ford look to take on the upcoming highly anticipated Tesla Model Y with their version of an electric crossover.  EV …

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