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.
Jun 20, 2022 3:00 PM WST
From simplifying the buying process to inventory changes, there's a lot that is going on behind the scenes at Honda. The automaker wants to design more flexible retail spaces that will offer a new purchase experience for its future electric vehicles.
Volvo Cars and Epic Games to Partner on a High-Resolution 3D Digital Driver’s Display Powered by the Unreal EngineJun 07, 2022 8:00 PM WST
Swedish automaker Volvo Cars recently announced that its upcoming vehicles will come with 3D in-car graphics powered by the Unreal Engine from Epic Games. The Unreal Engine is widely used in the film and gaming industries to create photorealistic 3D graphics. Volvo says the high-resolution graphics will offer a less distracting and easier viewing experience.
Jun 01, 2022 7:30 AM WST
Recently, Lucid Group CEO and CTO Peter Rawlinson offered a thorough breakdown of how the Lucid's automotive engineering teams created one of the most spacious vehicle interiors for a vehicle of this size. Lucid had to devise a way to fit all the Air's electrical components into a relatively short wheelbase, without compromising the cabin space or affecting the ride and handling characteristics of the vehicle.
May 09, 2022 3:30 PM WST
Over the past few weeks, Volvo's electric brand Polestar revealed several new updates for the upcoming 2023 Polestar 2, the company's first mass-market EV. So let's get up to speed with everything you need to know about the new EV.
Apr 27, 2022 6:15 AM WST
Ford recently unveiled the fully-electric Lincoln Star concept, which provides a look into the future of the luxury Lincoln brand. It features the brand's next-generation design language, which all future Lincoln EVs will eventually adopt.
Apr 19, 2022 9:00 AM WST
Hyundai’s luxury subsidiary Genesis unveiled the all-new X Speedium Coupe last week at the automaker's new Genesis House brand center in New York City. The new concept is a fastback version of the Genesis X EV concept unveiled last year. In the future, Genesis intends to become an electric-only brand, and these concepts help the company explore its athletic elegance and modern design language.
Apr 11, 2022 8:45 AM WST
Before Tesla's new Berlin factory was online, all of the Model Y SUVs sold in Europe were built at the automaker's factory in Shanghai. As a result of this, one can probably spot both made-in-China and made-in-Germany Model Ys on the streets of Europe. It raises an interesting question, how different is the German-built Model Y compared to those built at Tesla’s Shanghai Gigafactory?
Apr 06, 2022 8:30 AM WST
Toyota's new bZ4X electric crossover is all-set for its European launch this summer. The electric crossover gets improved range with prices starting at £41,950 ($54,864) in the UK. Toyota will offer bZ4X in 2 variants, including both single motor and dual motor setups. A 71.4 kWh battery pack will power both all-wheel-drive and front-wheel-drive versions for the European market.
The Ford F-150 Lightning Towed a 10,000 Pound Trailer Across Two of America's Toughest Towing RoutesMar 29, 2022 6:00 AM WST
Ford engineers drove the F-150 Lightning electric pickup across some of the harshest towing routes in the country. The trucks maintained expressway speeds and climbed steep inclines during these grueling trials.
Mar 21, 2022 6:00 PM WST
General Motors is reviving its lauded “SS” nameplate for the forthcoming fully-electric Blazer SUV. For those unfamiliar with Chevy's SS badge, the "Super Sport" designation was first assigned to GM’s iconic muscle cars in the 1960s. GM announced the 2023 Blazer EV in February, and more recently released teasers of the high-performance, all-electric Blazer SS, which will debut as a 2024 model.