It seems that Volkswagen is rolling out a new I.D. concept every few months, all previewing a production car arriving next year. In just the past few months, we've seen the I.D. Buzz, I.D. Crozz and I.D. Vizzion. Today, there's a new high-performance version, the Volkswagen I.D. R Pikes Peak. As the name implies, this is made to tackle the world's most infamous hill climb.
The inclusion of the 48-volt EQ Boost system is part of what makes this powertrain so satisfying to use.
"We are big believers that pure electric vehicles or plug-in hybrids can be real Porsche cars like those with an internal-combustion engine."
Just a smoother, quieter Golf.
At higher speeds, tire noise, wind resistance, and other factors eliminate the need for a separate alert sound, regulators say.
The biggest Mini is a relative term.
It's not the death of diesel, and other surprising facts.
Makes you forget about the old Cadillac ELR.
2017 was the year of Elon. What's next?
Owners will be able to restore range lost to bringing the battery up to optimal temp via mobile app.
If you're shopping for a new vehicle these days, there's a litany of acronyms, buzzwords, and technobabble to further complicate an already difficult decision. But if you're looking at a green powertrain, you have three basic choices to compare: hybrid, plug-in hybrid and "EV" or, electric vehicle.
Quick steering, a low center of gravity and instant torque are great on a cone course.
It's an all-wheel-drive crossover. It plugs in. And it's coming to America at just the right time.
It's a decent drive, for 25 miles.
Two models with a range of between 800 miles to 1,200 miles.
Technology often is more effective in testing than in real-world use.
It says half the miles driven there now by UberX are in greener cars.