Manish Kharinta is a automotive writer based in the Los Angeles area. He has worked for automotive industry websites TheSmokingClutch.com, CarDekho.com and CarBikeindia.com. His experience ranges from covering auto shows, to car reviews and breaking automotive news. Manish aims to bring forth his unique perspective on automotive design and technological innovations in the automotive industry.
Tesla to Migrate its Driver Profile Data to a Cloud-based Platform Ahead of the ‘Tesla Network’ LaunchMar 03, 2021 5:15 PM WST
Industry reports suggest that electric automaker Tesla Inc. is in the process of transferring its individual driver profiles and personalized vehicle settings to a cloud-based platform that will be used as part of a planned ride-hailing service using Tesla's connected vehicles.
Mar 01, 2021 1:00 PM WST
South Korean automaker Hyundai Motor Co announced a redesigned 2022 Kona EV for the North American market. The restyled Kona electric crossover includes a substantially redesigned exterior and cabin space. The all-new Kona Electric will also come with an updated suspension setup, which according to Hyundai, improves the EV's ride and handling.
Feb 21, 2021 2:15 PM WST
Toyota’s electrification strategy is rapidly picking up pace, and an all-electric Lexus SUV will soon join the luxury brand's portfolio.
Feb 15, 2021 3:15 PM WST
Tesla is making some important changes to its flagship sedan and SUV nameplates. The company has dispatched its 12-Volt lead-acid battery in favor of the more efficient lithium-ion replacements.
Feb 03, 2021 5:00 PM WST
Beginning in March, BMW's 3 Series model range will get four plug-in hybrid options. The automaker will also add five PHEV models to its 5 Series lineup. The introduction of four new plug-in hybrid versions for BMW's popular 3 Series and 5 Series model range is the latest development in the German automaker’s electrification strategy.
Jan 27, 2021 6:15 PM WST
Porsche has finally introduced the more affordable electric Taycan sedan with a starting price of $79,900. The automaker offers the standard variant exclusively in rear-wheel-drive, unlike the sportier Taycan 4S, which gets an all-wheel-drive setup. Porsche’s main competitor in the segment is the Tesla Model S.
Jan 19, 2021 9:45 PM WST
The global unveil of the fully-electric Mercedes Benz EQA crossover is scheduled for January 20, 2021. Mercedes-Benz will introduce its electric crossover via an online event, which has become a standard practice in the industry because of the ongoing global pandemic.
Jan 14, 2021 8:30 AM WST
Electric automaker Tesla kicks off in the New Year by launching one of the most anticipated variants of its Model Y crossover. The Model Y has been on sale for almost a year now, but this is the first time that Tesla is offering a third-row 7-seat option for the electric crossover.
Jan 11, 2021 11:05 AM WST
Tesla’s newest vehicle the Model Y crossover is one of the most popular vehicles in the company’s portfolio thanks to the growing popularity of the crossover/SUV segment, especially in the U.S. Therefore it’s not surprising that U.S. automaker Ford Motor Co has positioned its first electrified offering the Mustang Mach-E SUV as a direct rival to Tesla’s battery-powered Model Y. So et’s take a quick look at how the two electric vehicles fare against each other.
Jan 01, 2021 1:00 PM WST
There are many battery-powered offerings coming our way in 2021 and here are five EVs that you should watch out for.