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The 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ against a cloudy backdrop.

2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ: price, release date, design, specs

The Escalade is going electric. Cadillac has finally taken the wraps off of the Cadillac Escalade IQ, and it's coming soon. Here's everything we know.
The front three-quarter view of a 2022 Rivian against a rocky backdrop.

Don’t let these hidden EV fees catch you off guard (or deter you)

Electric cars cost far less than gas cars to maintain and power -- but there are still some hidden fees, as new EV buyers are discovering.
Blue Rivian R1T

Rivian R1T vs. Ford F-150 Lightning: electric pickup face-off

The Rivian R1T may be the hot modern electric truck, but it has to go up against trucks like the Ford F-150 Lightning. Which one is best?
Rear three quarter view of the 2024 Volvo EX90.

Big EVs are almost here: 7 upcoming electric SUVs we’re excited for

You don't have to buy a Model Y. Loads more electric SUVs are coming, and these are the models we're most excited for.
Apple CarPlay interface

Apple wants to supercharge CarPlay, but here’s why carmakers won’t bite

Apple wants CarPlay to take over even more of the in-car experience, but automakers have their own incentives to stay away.
2020 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car

Affordable is not enough. Here’s what Chevy’s new Bolt needs to nail

The Chevrolet Bolt EV has long been a great car for those who want a solid EV at a reasonable price. Now, however, it's approaching its second generation.
ChargePoint Home EV charger plugged into car.

How to maximize EV range in hot weather, according to the experts

Hot weather is sweeping the U.S., and it's likely to return in future years. Here's how to maximize your electric car's range during the heat.
Front three quarter view of the 2023 Toyota bZ4X.

900 miles on a charge? How Toyota’s solid-state battery tech could revolutionize EVs

Toyota claims it has made a breakthrough in solid-state battery tech that could impact electric cars in a huge way. Here's how.
A Tesla Wall charger connects to a Model X via the NACS connector style.

Tesla’s charging connector is taking over. Here’s every company that will switch

Carmakers are moving to the Tesla NACS charging connector, at least in the U.S. Here's a complete list of all the companies that are switching so far.
Rivian R1S on the road

Which cars still qualify for the $7,500 EV tax credit? Here’s the full list

Buying any new car can be expensive, let alone an EV. But a federal tax credit could help soften the blow -- if the car you're buying qualifies.
Cadillac Celestiq Front

2024 Cadillac Celestiq EV: Rumored price, range, specs, and more

The Cadillac Celestiq may not be the EV for the masses, but it could prove to be the most luxurious yet. Here's what we know so far.
Buick Electra Front

2025 Buick Electra: rumored price, release date, range, and more

The classic Buick Electra is making a return, but this time as an electric car. Here's everything we know about the upcoming Buick Electra so far.
Front three quarter view of the 2024 Volvo EX90.

Volvo EX90 price, range, release date, specs, and more

The Volvo EX90 is set to be one of the best electric SUVs to date. Here's everything we know about it so far.
Lotus Eletre

5 upcoming EVs I’m excited for, from luxury SUVs to budget champions

There are dozens of upcoming electric cars that make a compelling case for themselves. Here are the ones we're most excited about.
Volkswagen self-driving ID. Buzz in Austin

Volkswagen is launching its own self-driving car testing program in the U.S.

Volkswagen has announced a new testing program for self-driving cars in the U.S. Initially, this will include 10 ID. Buzz cars in Austin.
Front three quarter view of the 2025 Volvo EX30 Cross Country in a graphic render.

Volvo EX30 price, range, release date, specs, and more

The Volvo EX30 could prove to be the best low-cost EV when it finally launches. Here's everything we know so far.
ChargePoint Home EV charger plugged into car.

The best level 2 home EV chargers

Are you tired of your slow Level 1 home charging cord for your electric vehicle? Check out this list of the best Level 2 home EV chargers you can buy.
Tesla Supercharger

Tesla’s charger won. What EV buyers and owners need to know about NACS

It looks like Tesla is set to win the charging connector wars in the U.S. But what does that mean for you?
GM EV Live Main

With EV Live, GM lets you chat up EV experts away from obnoxious dealers

GM wants to educate the world on electric cars with its EV Live online platform -- and ultimately, it's a pretty smart way to learn.
2021 Kia Seltos

EVs won’t truly go mainstream until there’s a Kia Seltos of EVs

EVs are gaining in popularity, but they're still expensive, and the cheaper ones offer serious compromises. We need a better alternative.
A Telsa Model 3 drives along a road.

The cheapest electric cars you can buy

Teslas are expensive for most people, but one of its cars made our cheapest EV list, along with eight other models.
The front view of a red Hyundai Ioniq 6.

Move aside, Tesla. The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is the best electric sedan for the masses

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is finally rolling out, and it's got a lot going for it. So much so that it could be the electric sedan to beat right now.
Rear three quarter view of the 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6.

I’m glad the Hyundai Ioniq 6 isn’t just a smaller Ioniq 5

The Hyundai Ioniq 6 is finally rolling out, and it offers a pretty different design compared to the Ioniq 5. I think that's a good thing.
2020 cadillac xt5 gains turbo four engine sport model

The gas-guzzling Cadillac Escalade is going all-electric with the IQ

General Motors is taking one more step towards electrifying Cadillac's lineup, with the announcement of an all-electric Escalade.
2023 BMW XM three-quarter view

2023 BMW XM review: a luxury plug-in with power

The BMW XM is over the top in many ways, but under the hood, it's a plug-in hybrid that could serve as a great way to get around without using gas.
A red 2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E in a field.

The Ford Mustang Mach-E isn’t just getting cheaper, it’s getting better

The Ford Mustang Mach-E has seen multiple price cuts over the past few years -- but turns out the car isn't just getting cheaper, it's also getting better.
2018 toyota yaris gazoo news specs performance teaser logo

The locations of over 2 million Toyota cars were exposed for 10 years

Toyota has disclosed that the location of over 2 million cars was potentially accessible over a 10-year time span.
Android Auto in a car.

You’ll soon be able to watch YouTube videos in your Android Automotive car

Android Automotive is getting better. At Google I/O 2023, Google announced several entertainment-related improvements to the in-car infotainment system.
The infotainment panel of a Lucid Air.

Modern cars take touch controls too far. This company found a balance

Cars are evolving, and many of them are getting all-screen controls. Some, however, are going too far -- but the Lucid Air proved there can be a balance.
The front three-quarter view of a Lucid Air.

Lucid Air Grand Touring review: Let go of your range anxiety

With 512 miles of range, the Lucid Air Grand Touring shatters EV records. But it's much more than just the king of big batteries.
Kia EV 9

I review EVs for a living. Here’s the one I’m waiting to buy

The Kia EV9 is on its way, and it could change the pace of electric car adoption in the U.S., serving as a cross between the Telluride and EV6.
The Mercedes-Benz EQE sedan exhibits the same bulbous looks as every Mercedes EV.

The Mercedes-AMG EQE might be the best luxury EV right now

The Mercedes-AMG EQE isn't as expensive as its EQS counterpart, but the car offers all the best things about the EQS in a more affordable package.
A Tesla Model 3 on a road.

Best used EVs: get an electric car without paying full price

EVs are getting more accessible, but even the cheaper ones can still cost a lot -- which is why buying used might be worth it. Here are the best used EVs.
Kia Niro EV Charging Port

Lithium-ion vs. NiMH: EV batteries explained and compared

Electric vehicles are on the rise, but not all EV batteries are created equal. Here's a look at the different kinds of EV batteries.