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.
The New Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo Sets World Record for the Greatest Altitude Change in an EV to the Summit of Pikes PeakJan 17, 2022 9:00 AM WST
The new fully-electric Porsche Taycan Cross Turismo recently set a Guinness World Record for an electric vehicle by achieving the greatest altitude change ever. The 3.1-mile vertical trip began on Sept 28 in an underground mine in Michigan and ended on Sept. 29 at the summit of Pikes Peak in Colorado. Pikes Peak is 14,115 feet above sea level.
Jan 10, 2022 7:30 AM WST
2022 Mustang Mach-E offers more range than its predecessor and gets updates, including new paint options and alloy wheels. Prices for the entry-level variant of the crossover start at $43,895.
Jan 06, 2022 6:00 PM WST
Tesla managed to pack more energy in the battery of the Model S Plaid by reducing the number of individual modules which make up the pack. Compared to the 16 module battery pack of the old Tesla Model S, the Plaid variant only gets five modules. This helped Tesla construct a more lightweight battery with more active anode material and higher energy density.
Electric Brand Polestar is Developing a Single Unit, 636 HP Electric Powertrain With Two-Speed Gearbox, Reports SayDec 30, 2021 1:00 PM WST
New electric-performance brand Polestar is making impressive strides with its bold EV plans. The company intends to compete with other premium car brands like Tesla and Porsche and is developing a new advanced powertrain to help succeed, according to recent reports. The Head of Polestar Americas, Gregor Hembrough, stated that for now, the electric automaker is developing the new components under the codename “P10.”
Dec 23, 2021 9:00 AM WST
Hyundai recently announced a more affordable, smaller battery version of its new IONIQ 5 EV will be available in the U.S. The lower priced variant will come with a 58 kWh battery pack and will make its stateside debut in spring 2022.
Dec 15, 2021 5:00 PM WST
Volkswagen has confirmed that its commercial vehicle division will produce the "ID. California" all-electric leisure vehicle. The electric version of the iconic campervan will share its platform with the upcoming Volkswagen ID Buzz.
Dec 08, 2021 5:00 PM WST
Japan's Toyota Motor Corp is partnering with Chinese automaker BYD to build EVs specifically for the local market. The duo is working on a more affordable electric sedan for the Chinese market, which will probably retail for around 200,000 yuan ($30,000).
Dec 01, 2021 8:30 AM WST
China’s electric vehicle market, which is the world’s biggest, will soon go through some major changes with reduced government subsidies. As a result, Tesla is hiking the prices of some of its most popular models in China. Tesla has already increased the price of two of its most popular models in China, the Model 3 and Model Y.
Nov 22, 2021 5:00 PM WST
Japan’s Subaru has finally entered the battery-powered segment in the U.S. with its new Solterra fully-electric SUV. The company’s highly-anticipated electric vehicle gets a plethora of state-of-the-art features. The Solterra was showcased for the first time last week at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show.
Nov 15, 2021 6:30 AM WST
According to German news outlet Auto-Motor-und-Sport, BMW’s range-topping electric i7 sedan will be powered by a tri-motor, all-wheel-drive setup. The i7’s battery-powered drivetrain is rumored to produce 750 HP of maximum power.