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.
Apr 12, 2021 9:00 PM WST
Volkswagen revealed that starting next year, all future MEB-based electric models will get bidirectional charging capability. With bidirectional charging, Volkswagen’s future EVs could be capable of establishing a vehicle-to-grid interface.
Apr 05, 2021 9:15 AM WST
Last week at Daimler’s annual company meeting, the Mercedes-Benz parent shared new details about its upcoming EQS fully-electric sedan. The automaker confirmed that the EQS will come with a 108 kWh battery pack that will offer roughly 479 miles (770 km) of driving range. The range estimate easily beats the 412 mile range of the Long Range Tesla Model S.
Mar 29, 2021 9:20 AM WST
William Bin Li, the CEO and founder of Chinese EV startup Nio who is often referred to as China’s Elon Musk, recently shared a story of how Tesla helped the young EV startup in 2019 during a time period that Li describes as one of the company’s greatest challenges.
Mar 22, 2021 10:00 AM WST
Mercedes-Benz confirmed that it will introduce four all-new electric models in the U.S. by 2022, including two battery-powered sedans.
Mar 17, 2021 6:00 PM WST
Hyundai Motor's sister company Kia Motors announced an update to its all-new Niro plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV), which will be offered as a 2021 model in North America. The new Niro PHEV is getting several updates along with a range of new features.
Mar 11, 2021 10:15 AM WST
Tesla Chief Executive Elon Musk recently shared more information on the latest version of the automaker's Full Self-Driving (FSD) technology.
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.