Lordstown Becomes Latest EV Maker to Go Public

Lordstown Becomes Latest EV Maker to Go Public

The steady stream of EV makers looking to go public to raise funds got another player: Lordstown Motors, which will merge with DiamondPeak Holdings, a shell company, to make the shift. The new public automaker, which will build electric pickup trucks aimed at...
Looking for an Inexpensive EV? Try Buying Kandi

Looking for an Inexpensive EV? Try Buying Kandi

Companies big and small have been touting “affordable” electric vehicles for years, and in the near tsunami of new models set to arrive on U.S. shores in the coming years, “affordable” doesn’t seem to be the descriptor one would attach to any of them. However, that...
Kia Caught Testing Flagship All-Electric Imagine SUV

Kia Caught Testing Flagship All-Electric Imagine SUV

Kia already has begun electrifying its line-up and, like most competitors, it plans to roll out an array of new models during the next few years – including a flagship SUV first teased at the Geneva Motor Show in 2019. Now, what is known inside the South Korean...
Ford Reports Q2 $1.1B Net Income, $1.9B Adjust EBIT Loss

Ford Reports Q2 $1.1B Net Income, $1.9B Adjust EBIT Loss

Automaker after automaker has lined up and reported second quarter losses in the past several days, except Tesla — and now Ford Motor Co., sort of. Ford turned a Q2 profit, reporting $1.1 billion in net income on revenue of $19.4 billion. However, if you take out a...
First Drive: 2021 Kia K5

First Drive: 2021 Kia K5

“What is in a name?” asked Shakespeare. When it comes to an automotive nameplate, the answer is: a lot. Manufacturers invest tidy fortunes to build up recognition for a brand or model, and don’t walk away from a good one without a very good reason. So, we were...
From Track to Street to Track With the Jaguar I-Pace

From Track to Street to Track With the Jaguar I-Pace

The pandemic-shortened Formula E season just wrapped up, but the all-electric racing series will be back on track soon, according to organizers – and that’s good news as far as Jaguar Land Rover is concerned. The British automaker has been an active proponent for...
GM Moves Ahead With Battery Plant

GM Moves Ahead With Battery Plant

The construction of the new battery plant near Lordstown, Ohio is one of the main pillars of General Motors’ electric vehicle strategy took another step forward with the first pieces of steel being raised. GM chairman Mary Barra said steel construction at the all-new...
GM Confirms Hummer Debut “This Fall”

GM Confirms Hummer Debut “This Fall”

General Motors will officially unveil the new, all-electric GMC Hummer “later this fall,” the automaker announced Wednesday. Plans for the “world’s first super truck,” as CEO Mary Barra described it, were teased during a high-profile Super Bowl...