How to get the best range from an electric car – plus top tips for battery efficiency

We spoke to Linda Noble, one of the Mission Motorsport hypermilers. She was medically discharged from the army in 2018 after an 18-year military career, and proved to be one of the most efficient drivers on the Mission Motorsport hypermile record team, despite having never driven an electric car before.  Advice from a record-breaker “Drive … Read more

Meet “ZEM”, The Car That Cleans Air While Being Driven

ZEM uses two filters that can capture up to 2 kg of CO2 over 20,000 miles of driving. The sporty all-electric car from the Netherlands resembles a BMW coupe, but is unique: It captures more carbon than it emits. “Our end goal is to create a more sustainable future,” said Jens Lahaije, finance manager for … Read more

Meet Australia’s cheapest electric SUV: the MG ZS EV

Meet the most affordable electric car in Australia. The MG ZS EV is on sale for $44,990 drive-away, an enticing price for green-conscious customers who are eligible for thousands of dollars in State-based rebates. The updated ZS EV wears a sleek new look with LED headlights and a painted grille delivering visual separation from petrol-powered … Read more

California’s move from gas-fueled cars comes with revenue loss

SAN FRANCISCO (KPIX) — While the California legislature has approved a ban on the sale of new gasoline-fueled cars by 2035, experts say there are big challenges ahead. One estimate is that, by 2040, the state will be short $30 billion due to lost gas-tax revenue. That money goes to fund a majority of infrastructure … Read more

California to ban sale of all new gasoline-powered cars starting in 2035, a “historic turning point”

In what may be the beginning of the end of the internal combustion engine in the United States, California air regulators are set to vote Thursday on landmark new rules to prohibit the sale of all new gasoline-powered cars, SUVs, minivans, and pickups in the state by 2035. The rules are among the most far-reaching … Read more

10 best electric cars to buy in 2022 — plus their benefits

Thinking about buying an electric car? You’re not the only one. Plenty of British buyers are wondering about when to switch from petrol or diesel to an electric model. There’s good news if you’ve decided to make the leap: the market is brimming with brilliant options. Indeed, it feels like each week a new electric … Read more

Larry Magid: Driver-assistance technology coming to a car near you

General Motors, Ford and some other car companies are not all that far behind Tesla when it comes to driver-assist technology. While only Tesla offers what it calls “Full Self Driving” (FSD) as a beta program for those who have paid up to $12,000 for the privilege of being Larry Magid (Gary Reyes / Mercury News)among … Read more

Senate Deal Should Make It Easier To Buy Electric Vehicles

DETROIT (AP) — The surprise deal by Senate Democrats on a slimmed-down bill to support families, boost infrastructure and fight climate change also is likely to jump-start sales of electric vehicles. The measure agreed to by Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and holdout Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia would give EV buyers a $7,500 … Read more

‘Good news for Canadian workers’: Relief greets major U.S. deal for electric vehicles

Canada’s auto sector is breathing easier after a U.S. deal to scrap “buy American” provisions in an electric vehicle tax-credit plan and widen them to all vehicles made in North America. The federal and Ontario governments had been fighting the protectionist push from President Joe Biden’s administration for more than a year, warning it threatened … Read more