The recently signed Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 has, among other things, caused significant confusion among potential EV, PHEV, and FCEV (hydrogen fuel cell EV) shoppers. Here’s everything you need to know. Immediate Changes - August 16, 2022 First up, if you purchased your EV or Plug In Hybrid before August 16, you’re still covered by the precursor to the Inflation … [Read more...] about Inflation Reduction Act of 2022 Explained
The next generation of BMW's flagship 7 Series sedan is arriving sooner than you might think. For months now, we've seen numerous examples of the 2023 model testing in various locations. With a more rectangular and sharply-creased side profile, it is safe to anticipate the new car will channel themes from its first three generations. Where speculative renderings have struggled … [Read more...] about 2023 BMW 7 Series and All-Electric i7 Coming in April
2023 Mercedes-EQ EQS SUV History of Mercedes-EQ Back in 2020, the Mercedes-Benz EQC 400 was slated to become the brand's first all-electric crossover in the United States. It would not have been their first electric vehicle offered here, though. That title was held by the B-Class Electric Drive, with its measly 87 miles of range. The EQC was a much-improved follow up and was … [Read more...] about The Mercedes-EQ EQS SUV will now enter stage left.
Last week, Volkswagen finally did the dang thing. The groovy camouflage wrap finally came off of the production 2024 ID. Buzz electric van. After nearly 20 years of concepts and teases, the latest addition to the ID. family retains the cheerful charm of the original Volkswagen Bus. While we Americans won't see this little guy roaming our streets until 2024, attendees at this … [Read more...] about Volkswagen Reveals the All-Electric 2024 ID. Buzz
Acura has finally lifted the veil off of the production-spec 2023 Integra. Way back in 2019, I caught wind of the brand's intent to replace the aging ILX compact sedan with a sportier hatchback. At the time, I did not know it would resurrect the nostalgic Integra name, but here we are 10 years after the ILX originally debuted with a controversial replacement. One thing both … [Read more...] about Let’s Talk About the 2023 Acura Integra…
Vroom, Shift, and Carvana have reinvented the process of selling your car online. The allure is easy to see, you get a quote online while sitting in your PJs, they pay fairly well, and they pick up the car with minimum involvement. The process promises to be clean and simple vs. haggling with your local dealer. How did it go for me? Let's find out. I Sold My Durango To Vroom | … [Read more...] about I Sold My Durango To Vroom | The Good And The Bad
With a peak charge rate of 236 kW and a mind blowing 196 kW average charge rate from 10% SOC to 80% SOC, the Ioniq 5 is now the fastest charging EV in the world. According to Hyundai you can go form 10-80% in just 18 minutes and 10% to completely full in just over 40 minutes. Is it really possible? I put it to the test and crunched the … [Read more...] about Hyundai Ioniq 5 DC Fast Charge Test
Let's be honest, the process of buying expensive things is strange. Stranger still, regardless of the dollar amount, "expensive things" don't always use the same sales process. When you want to buy a house you usually have typically two real estate agents involved plus brokers, lenders, title companies, county recorders, etc. involved. Even though you might be buying a car … [Read more...] about Car Buying Is Weird – Dealers: Why We Have Them & Why We Always Will