Trucks

VW ID. RUGGDZZ could add electric off-roader to “Icon” EVs

VW ID. RUGGDZZ could add electric off-roader to “Icon” EVs

Volkswagen's ID range could get a new, rugged crossover to help demonstrate that electrification isn't just for the city, with a VW ID. RUGGDZZ tipped to join a flagship subset of the automaker's EVs. Though production of the first ID only began recently, Volkswagen has a long list of potential models to add to it, based on its recent concept cars.

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Ford Bronco reveal imminent – and there’s a cunning plan

Ford Bronco reveal imminent – and there’s a cunning plan

The new Ford Bronco could make its debut in March, insiders claim, the culmination of a lengthy teaser campaign for the SUV, and a baby brother is expected to follow shortly after. Returning a classic - and well-loved - nameplate to Ford dealer lots, the new Bronco is part of the automaker's push to double-down on utility vehicles, which it has been prioritizing over more traditional (and typically less profitable) cars.

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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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Mercedes is killing the pickup you probably forgot existed

Mercedes is killing the pickup you probably forgot existed

Mercedes-Benz hasn't been short on body styles over the past few years, but the most unexpected for the German automaker was probably the X-Class, its pickup truck. Announced back in 2016, the X-Class was to be Mercedes' push into utility. Instead, the automaker has confirmed, it's getting the axe.

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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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GM reveals ambitious $2.2 billion EV plan to make its all-electric plant

GM reveals ambitious $2.2 billion EV plan to make its all-electric plant

General Motors plans to pump $2.2 billion into converting a plant to solely build battery-electric vehicles, the automaker behemoth has confirmed today. The investment will not only see the Detroit-Hamtramck facility converted into a state-of-the-art location for GM's sizable plans for EV growth, but also involve a considerable increase in employment there.

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Hummer EV pickup tipped for GMC Super Bowl teaser

Hummer EV pickup tipped for GMC Super Bowl teaser

A new Hummer, reborn as an all-electric pickup, could be revealed during the Super Bowl, as General Motors brings back the classic nameplate with a very different ethos. Rumors of a Hummer reboot have circulated for some time now, as GM looks to pin recognizable branding to the electrified vehicles it aims to make a significant part of its portfolio.

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Ford details 2021 autonomous car production amid $1.45bn investment

Ford details 2021 autonomous car production amid $1.45bn investment

Ford has detailed its multi-million dollar plans to build autonomous vehicles in Michigan, part of a $1.45 billion scheme to reinvent its auto business and catch up in electrification. The news comes shortly after Ford unveiled its first all-electric crossover, the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, which has already proved controversial among muscle-car fans.

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We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

We’ve been comparing the Tesla Cybertruck all wrong

Elon Musk might enjoy comparing the Tesla Cybertruck to the best-selling Ford F-150, but a new filing from the automaker suggests that's not quite a like-for-like showdown for the electric pickup. Revealed at the end of November, the Cybertruck is Tesla's most divisive vehicle so far, with love-it-or-hate-it angular styling to go with its all-electric drivetrain.

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Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla Cybertruck: 6 things Elon Musk just confirmed

Tesla launch events are great, but as every keen EV follower knows, it's Elon Musk's Twitter that's the real firehose of news. The outspoken CEO has been full-throated in his enthusiasm for the Tesla Cybertruck since the avant-garde electric pickup broke cover on Thursday night, and now we're getting an even better understanding of how it will help shape Tesla's range in the future.

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Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

Tesla Cybertruck reservation count revealed by Elon Musk

The Tesla Cybertruck may have proved unexpectedly divisive with its retro-futuristic design, but early reservations for the all-electric pickup have still been impressive. Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed today just how many people coughed up a $100 refundable deposit for the EV truck, as well as a breakdown of which configurations they're most interested in.

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Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Tesla’s Cybertruck is an audacious and polarizing gamble

Elon Musk's ability to show you a prototype, proclaim it Tesla's next big electric vehicle, and extract thousands of dollars in reservations is unparalleled in the auto industry. The Tesla Cybertruck puts that talent into stark relief, capping an LA Auto Show week with something genuinely jaw-dropping; something which made online spats over whether Ford's Mustang Mach-E was a "proper" Mustang seem like nitpicking.

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