Electric Vehicles

Latest EV Stories

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EV Motors Explained

Electric motors have only one moving part, but a look into the three types and how each works proves they are far from simple devices.

Apr 5, 2022
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Can Your EV Power Your House?

Ford introduces this useful capability with its new F-150 Lightning electric pickup.

May 11, 2022
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What the Future Holds for EV Batteries

In the near term, two types of lithium-ion cells will dominate.

Mar 27, 2022
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Vietnam’s VinFast Announces EV Factory in U.S.
The Vietnamese automaker continues its planned expansion into the U.S., announcing plans to construct a factory in North Carolina for p…
Mar 29, 2022
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Electric Vehicle FAQs
We answer your questions about charging, which EVs have the most range, cost of operation, tax credits, and every electric vehicle mode…
May 27, 2020
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Best Hybrid Cars of 2022

These gasoline-electric hybrid and plug-in hybrid vehicles are among the best options available for those looking to save at the pump.

Feb 4, 2022
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Future EVs: Every Electric Vehicle Coming Soon

These EVs are in various stages from concept to production, and perhaps a few may never see the light of day.

Jan 6, 2022
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Can I Ask a Really Stupid Question About EVs?
We explain how temperature affects range, how long batteries live compared to those in cell phones, the environmental impact of EV batt…
May 22, 2020
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EV Range: Everything You Need to Know

We explain EPA ratings, factors that affect range, how EVs have performed in our testing, and why it's all very complicated.

Feb 14, 2022
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BEVs with the Longest Driving Range

These 2022 model-year battery-electric cars can travel the furthest on a full charge.

Jun 7, 2022
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How Much Does Climate Control Affect EV Range?

We cranked up the heat in our Tesla Model 3 to find out just how much of an impact it has.

Mar 19, 2020
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Audi Shows How Towing Affects an EV's Range

Unsurprisingly, the e-tron's efficiency takes a huge hit when the SUV is pulling a 4000-pound trailer.

Feb 13, 2020
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How Long Does it Take to Charge an EV?

There is no simple answer, but knowing the variables will help you better estimate the time it takes for an EV battery-pack fill-up.

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Where to Find EV Chargers and How to Use Them

Electric vehicles are coming. Someday soon, when you have one you need to charge, you'll be pleasantly surprised at how easy it is.

Volkswagen Wrestles With Diesel Emissions Scandal
Volkswagen EVs Will Support Vehicle-to-Grid

VW says EV owners will be able to charge when production exceeds demand and sell power back to the grid during peak electricity usage.

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Used Electric Vehicles

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Used EV Bargains Under $10,000

This week, we set our sights on finding electric cars for less than $10,000.

Sep 11, 2020

Saving Money on an EV

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This is How EV Tax Credits Work
Most EVs are eligible for the federal government's tax credit program, which can reduce what you owe the IRS by up to $7500 for single …
May 22, 2020
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Electric Vehicle Lease Deals
Here are the best deals on EVs at this moment in time in America to help you decide if now is the right time to buy a battery-powered v…
May 22, 2020
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Buying a CPO EV Makes A Lot of Sense
You won't have to shoulder the burden of depreciation, worry whether your car's battery is in good shape, or be concerned about major r…
May 22, 2020
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California Tightens EV Cash Rebates
The $800 million program rewarded people who could afford luxury cars, but not anymore; starting in December, there's an income cap for…
Nov 18, 2019

Comparison Tests

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2019 Chevy Bolt EV vs. 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric

Can these two electric cars convince you to cancel your Tesla Model 3 reservation?

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Porsche Taycan vs. Tesla Model S: The Test

After eight uncontested years, Tesla's Model S finally has a rival in the 2020 Porsche Taycan.

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2017 Honda Clarity vs. 2016 Toyota Mirai

Honda and Toyota both promise that hydrogen fuel cells will power the cars of tomorrow. We test their mettle today.

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2013-2014 Electric Vehicles Compared

We gather six government-compliant electric appliances for the quietest, slowest comparison test ever.

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Bollinger B2
The all-electric Bollinger B2 looks primitive but puts traditional pickup trucks on notice thanks to its impressive capacities and incr…
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2022 GMC Hummer EV
With up to 1000 horsepower and a host of off-road tech, the Hummer EV pickup truck is a thoroughly modern recasting of an American icon…
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2022 Rivian R1T

The 2022 Rivian R1T is the first electric pickup to hit the market, and it does so with a splashy design and impressive driving range.

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2023 Tesla Cybertruck
The Tesla Cybertruck looks like it was dropped off by an alien race, but it has the capabilities to challenge all of the top-selling pi…
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Most Influential EVs: An Illustrated History
While many people think of EVs as a new form of transportation, electricity actually has been competing with gasoline and steam to powe…
May 22, 2020