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Review: 2024 Volvo XC40 Recharge, C40 Recharge show less can be more

It’s easy to miss the most important thing about the refreshed 2024 XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge.  These models, which I drove last week near Volvo’s Gothenburg headquarters, make the rear wheels the primary drive wheels for the first time in a Volvo in decades. Yet they don’t look much different than their 2023 equivalents. …

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Subaru suddenly breaks electric following tripled annual profits, promises 4 crossover EVs in US

Two months into his term as the new CEO of Subaru, Atsushi Osaki is making some admirable changes that could soon benefit US consumers and our planet’s ecosystem. The Japanese automaker looks to ride a wave of massive annual profits into a new transition of bolstered EV production that includes at least four all-electric Subaru …

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Tesla releases a new Full Self-Driving Beta update with performance improvements

Tesla has started to release a new Full Self-Driving Beta update with some performance improvements – although it doesn’t look like a huge update from the release notes. FSD Beta enables Tesla vehicles to drive autonomously to a destination entered in the car’s navigation system, but the driver needs to remain vigilant and ready to …

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Volvo delays start of production for its ultra-safe EX90 SUV

Mere weeks after closing orders for its flagship EX90 SUV, Volvo Cars has announced a delay to the EVs production schedule, citing the need for additional software development and testing. Volvo Cars began teasing a new and completely bespoke SUV called the EX90 in September of 2022, touting its capabilities as “an invisible shield of safety.” As …

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This is the funky electric bike that got Himiway sued for copying its design

In the highly-competitive world of electric bike design, there are often originators and follow-on imitators. But when Himiway rolled out its new Pony micro e-bike a few months ago, the blurry line between imitation and inspiration seemed quite clear to JackRabbit, who alleges that Himiway ripped off the design of its popular electric micro e-bike. …

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France Invests Two Billion Euros On New Bike-Focused Initiatives

We’re well aware of the massive benefits bicycling has brought to the numerous towns and cities across Asia and Europe. Particularly useful in the highly urbanized metropolitan areas, riding bicycles – be it electric or otherwise – comes with a multitude of benefits ranging from personal wellbeing, to lower expenses, to environmental and sustainability benefits.  …

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Shooting At Mercedes EQS Plant In Germany Results In Two Deaths

A shooting occurred at the Mercedes-Benz plant in Sindelfingen near Stuttgart this morning, leaving two men dead. Police apprehended a suspect, identified as a 53-year-old man working for an external service supplier to the factory that builds flagship Mercedes-Benz S-Class and EQS sedans, among other models. According to a statement from police and the Stuttgart …

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