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Polestar Precept concept teases striking electric four-door GT

Polestar Precept concept teases striking electric four-door GT

Polestar may be ramping up to launch the Polestar 2 later this year, but that hasn't stopped it looking ahead with a seductive new concept, the Polestar Precept. With a two-door GT already under its belt, now it's time for Polestar's vision of an all-electric four-door grand tourer.

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Volvo just made a big electrification move ahead of its XC40 Recharge EV

Volvo just made a big electrification move ahead of its XC40 Recharge EV

Volvo's first fully-electric car may not be ready until late this year, but that isn't stopping the Swedish automaker from expanding availability of its hybrid tech. Along with revealing the 2021 Volvo S90, 2021 V90, and 2021 V90 Cross Country today, each refreshed for the new model year, Volvo also confirmed that it would be offering its mild hybrid system on every model in its line-up.

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Chevrolet’s EV app just got a lot more useful

Chevrolet’s EV app just got a lot more useful

GM's myChevrolet app is about to get a lot more useful for planning Bolt EV road trips, with a new Energy Assist feature piping real-time charger information into the route planner. The app allows for remote control and monitoring of Chevy's pure-EV hatchback, including charging status, as well as route planning that takes into account charge points.

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Zero SR/S electric motorcycle is a comfier cruiser (but it’s definitely not slow)

Zero SR/S electric motorcycle is a comfier cruiser (but it’s definitely not slow)

Electric bike company Zero Motorcycles has added a new model to the lineup, with the SR/S promising more comfort for long-distance cruising to go with its stealthy drivetrain. Borrowing the electric motors and other components of last year's Zero SR/F, the new bike is more upright and will accommodate a passenger, too.

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Aston Martin just iced its Valkyrie hypercar’s racing ambitions

Aston Martin just iced its Valkyrie hypercar’s racing ambitions

Don't expect to see Aston Martin's stunning Valkyrie hypercar at Le Mans 2021, with the automaker opting to put its racing plans on hold. The decision - which will also see the Valkyrie hybrid skip the World Endurance Championship (WEC) at Silverstone later this year - comes shortly after Aston Martin received a vital cash injection from F1 billionaire Lawrence Stroll.

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Hyundai and Canoo team to develop skateboard-based EV platform

Hyundai and Canoo team to develop skateboard-based EV platform

Los Angeles-based Canoo has teamed up with automaker Hyundai to help develop an all-electric platform for future Kia and Hyundai electric vehicles. This platform will be based on Canoo's own skateboard design, according to the company, which will help lower vehicle prices by simplifying and standardizing the development process. By using Canoo's skateboard architecture, Hyundai also expects to decrease the complexity of its electric vehicle assembly line.

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Nikola Badger pickup can run on hydrogen or electricity

Nikola Badger pickup can run on hydrogen or electricity

Nikola Corporation has announced the Nikola Badger electric pickup that has an estimated range of 600 miles on blended fuel cell and battery power. The truck will be offered as a fuel-cell electric vehicle or as a traditional battery-electric vehicle. Nikola says that the Badger can go 300 miles on electricity for those with no hydrogen access.

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Amazon just spilled more details on its Rivian electric delivery vans

Amazon just spilled more details on its Rivian electric delivery vans

Amazon and EV partner Rivian are pulling back the curtain on their electric delivery vehicle, detailing some of the design and platform choices for what's expected to eventually be a 100,000-strong fleet. Amazon announced it would be using a custom electric vehicle for future deliveries, designed by EV startup Rivian, back in September.

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This is LeBron James’ Super Bowl GMC Hummer EV ad

This is LeBron James’ Super Bowl GMC Hummer EV ad

GM is bringing back the Hummer name, but it's not the gas-guzzling monster it once was: instead, as GMC is hammering home in its Super Bowl 2020 ad, this is a whole new electric Hummer. Confirmed last week, the Hummer EV will be launched under GMC's brand and aims to reboot the reputation of a truck that was hardly known for being environmentally friendly.

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Aston Martin finds a wealthy savior: EVs delayed and huge racing changes

Aston Martin finds a wealthy savior: EVs delayed and huge racing changes

Aston Martin has been thrown a $239 million lifeline, with the struggling British automaker getting a cash injection to right its business - though with some serious roadmap changes along the way. Facing serious cashflow issues after a woeful 2019, Aston Martin has pushed back its ambitious Lagonda EV plans though management insist that its halo hypercars are still on track.

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GMC Hummer EV official: All-electric 1,000hp truck takes on Cybertruck

GMC Hummer EV official: All-electric 1,000hp truck takes on Cybertruck

The Hummer is coming back, but this is not the gas-guzzling truck Arnold Schwarzenegger might remember: instead, the GMC Hummer EV will be all-electric. Promising a "Quiet Revolution," the new GMC truck will pair the classic name with an all-new electric drivetrain that will have enough power to take on the Tesla Cybertruck.

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The new Lincoln EV will use Rivian’s all-electric platform

The new Lincoln EV will use Rivian’s all-electric platform

Ford and Rivian's first electric collaboration will be a Lincoln EV, the automakers have confirmed today, promising zero emission luxury. The new vehicle will use Rivian's so-called skateboard platform, the same architecture that it will build its own R1T pickup truck and R1S SUV on top of.

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