Vineeth Joel Patel
Joel Patel has been covering all aspects of the automotive industry for four years as an editor and freelance writer for various websites. When it comes to cars, he enjoys covering the merger between technology and cars. In his spare time, Joel likes to watch baseball, work on his car, and try new foods
Faraday Future Delays Launch of FF91 Electric SUV AgainSep 06, 2022 9:00 PM WST
While Faraday Future revealed a production version of the FF91 electric SUV earlier this year, the company has had to push back the vehicle’s on-sale date to before the end of 2022.
New Senate Deal Would Expand EV Tax CreditsSep 06, 2022 5:00 AM WST
A new deal between U.S. Senators Chuck Schumer and Joe Manchin would lift the 200,000-vehicle cap for manufacturers, introduce a new $4,000 federal tax credit for used EVs, and implement a price cap on new EVs.
Rivian is Laying Off 6% of its Workforce, Citing Erratic EconomySep 05, 2022 7:00 AM WST
Despite cutting around 800 people from its workforce, the electric startup is still looking to ramp up production.
Toyota Unveils the 2023 Crown, a Lifted Hybrid Sedan With 340 HPAug 22, 2022 3:00 PM WST
One of Toyota’s oldest modest returns to the U.S. as a raised sedan with chunky styling and a 340-horsepower hybrid powertrain.
NHTSA Opens Investigations Into Two New Fatal Tesla AccidentsAug 16, 2022 6:55 AM WST
Two recent fatal automobile accidents involving Tesla’s electric cars are being investigated by the NHTSA. The fatal accidents took place in California and Florida.
Consumer Reports Survey Finds Roughly 28% of Respondents Don't Want to Buy an EVAug 15, 2022 7:15 AM WST
Surveyors also had interesting information to share on rebates and key factors holding them back from purchasing an electric car.
GM Expanding First Responder Training Program for EV CrashesAug 10, 2022 7:30 AM WST
General Motors wants to give first responders the right training to deal with electric-vehicle crashes, which includes putting out fires.
J.D. Power Study Finds That EVs Are More Problematic Than ICE CarsAug 09, 2022 7:15 AM WST
Polestar had the worst score of any automaker that was included in the study, while Tesla was well below average.
Tesla’s Enhanced Autopilot Returns With Some Features From 'Full Self-Driving'Aug 08, 2022 6:45 AM WST
Someone asked Tesla CEO Elon Musk to bring Enhanced Autopilot on Twitter and he was more than happy to oblige with the new Enhanced Autopilot package that costs $6,000.
Hyundai and Michelin to Develop Next-Gen Tires for EVsAug 02, 2022 3:00 PM WST
The memorandum of understanding that was signed by the two companies will see them work together on tire technology for the next three years with an emphasis to develop eco-friendly tires.