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Coronavirus forces GM to delay new Chevy Bolt Refresh

Coronavirus forces GM to delay new Chevy Bolt Refresh

Production for most automakers, including GM, has been closed in North America as the world fights coronavirus. Many fans of the Chevrolet Bolt have been waiting for the redesigned version that was expected to launch this year as a 2021 model. Chevrolet has announced that due to the coronavirus outbreak, the vehicle has been delayed.

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BYD Blade Battery promises safer electric vehicles

BYD Blade Battery promises safer electric vehicles

A Chinese company called BYD officially announced the launch of Blade Battery that it developed to mitigate concerns about battery safety in electric vehicles. The goal of the company was to resolve issues with battery safety and redefine safety standards for the entire electric vehicle industry. The company shared a video of the Blade Battery successfully passing a nail penetration test.

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2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid gets US price and range confirmed

2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid gets US price and range confirmed

BMW has revealed US pricing and full details for the 2021 330e and 330e xDrive, the plug-in hybrid versions of its best-selling sedan. Headed to US dealerships in May of this year, the two new cars - one rear-wheel drive, the other all-wheel drive - will boast more range than the last-generation 330e, as well as more power than the current 330i.

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Toyota has a big hydrogen fuel-cell truck plan to cut CO2

Toyota has a big hydrogen fuel-cell truck plan to cut CO2

Toyota is working on a heavy-duty fuel cell truck, that could use hydrogen to drive hundreds of miles while only emitting pure water. The project, a collaboration with fellow Japanese automaker Hino Motors Ltd, aims to tackle carbon dioxide emissions by targeting one of the biggest emitters: commercial vehicles.

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Volkswagen e-Bulli Concept by eClassics is an EV conversion done right

Volkswagen e-Bulli Concept by eClassics is an EV conversion done right

There’s no easier way to make car lovers swoon than a vintage Volkswagen Type 1 microbus or Kombi. In this case, you’re looking at the VW e-Bulli concept by eClassics. It’s a 1966 T1 Samba Bus produced in Hannover, Germany. As it turns out, this Type 1 microbus spent the better part of the last half-century roaming the streets of California. And now, VW and eClassics has given this vintage Kombi an all-new electric powertrain.

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Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo release date detailed as EV range grows

Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo release date detailed as EV range grows

Porsche has dated its second all-electric car, the Taycan Cross Turismo, giving the Taycan EV its first derivative in the shape of a crossover. The launch comes after three different versions of the Tesla-rivaling Taycan, and will pave the way for another all-electric Porsche with a more familiar name for fans of the brand.

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This GFG Style Bandini Dora is a luscious electric speedster

This GFG Style Bandini Dora is a luscious electric speedster

The GFG Style Bandini Dora may not have the pleasure of having a renowned nameplate, but it remains one of the best-looking – if not, most intriguingly-styled – speedsters to enter the new decade. Apart from the coronavirus, the biggest news in the automotive world is all about roofless sensations like the McLaren Elva, Bentley Mulliner Bacalar, and Aston Martin V12 Speedster, and it’s easy to understand why.

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2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid First Drive: Strategically Green

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid First Drive: Strategically Green

You'd be forgiven for not realizing the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid was, well, a hybrid, and that's by design. Side by side with the gas-only crossover, this freshly electrified version bears all the hallmarks of simply being a fancier trim. The Honda badge is now blue-edged, while the rear bumper is different and hides the tailpipe; Touring trim splashes on some extra chrome, too. It all begs the question: how loud does your hybrid really need to be?

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AP-0 Super Sports EV Has 650 Horsepower and lots of carbon fiber

AP-0 Super Sports EV Has 650 Horsepower and lots of carbon fiber

A company called Apex Motors has announced a new electric supercar called the AP-0. The company says that the car is a celebration of the feeling of being behind the wheel and offers a more connected driving experience while embodying sustainability and technology. The car uses lots of high-tech material in its construction, including a carbon fiber tub with modular space frames and a center spine for maximum rigidity.

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Samsung battery breakthrough could deliver 500+ mile EVs

Samsung battery breakthrough could deliver 500+ mile EVs

Samsung has developed a solid-state battery that could allow an electric car to drive 500 miles on a single charge, dramatically increasing the power density over the current level of EV battery technology. The idea of an all-solid-state power pack isn't new, but Samsung's researchers believe they've come up with a fix to address lingering problems around longevity and stability.

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The BMW i8’s time has run out – and I’m unexpectedly sad about it

The BMW i8’s time has run out – and I’m unexpectedly sad about it

BMW is killing the i8, arguably its most misunderstood car in the past decade. I can’t say I’m surprised at the decision - only, perhaps, that it’s taken this long for BMW to make it - but I do feel an unexpected snap of melancholy all the same. Manufacturing will end this April.

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Honda just dumped its only all-electric car in the US

Honda just dumped its only all-electric car in the US

Honda is axing its only all-electric car in the US, phasing out the Clarity EV after buyers failed to be enchanted by its mediocre range. Announced back in 2017, the Clarity EV is one of a trio of green models by Honda, alongside the Clarity Fuel Cell that runs on hydrogen, and the Clarity Plug-In Hybrid, which pairs an electric drivetrain with a gas engine for boosted range.

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