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2022 Kia EV6 pricing revealed: Here’s what stands out

2022 Kia EV6 pricing revealed: Here’s what stands out

The 2022 Kia EV6 is the South Korean automaker’s much-awaited new electric vehicle. And as it turns out, it’s also one of the most affordable. Kia recently divulged the prices for its EV6, and it starts at $42,115 (inclusive of $1,215 destination fees). But after factoring in up to $7,500 federal tax credits, the base 2022 Kia EV6 Light RWD would cost no more than $34,615, not a bad deal for a stylish, roomy, and practical EV.

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BMW is giving classic Minis an electrified and recharged future

BMW is giving classic Minis an electrified and recharged future

No, we’re not talking about the Mini Cooper SE based on the new Mini Hatch that parent company BMW unveiled in the 2000s. We’re referring to the Mk I to Mk VII Mini Cooper on sale from 1959, the original classic Mini. In its latest press release, BMW has launched the Mini Recharged project aimed at existing Mini owners who want to convert their vintage, gas-powered mini cars to an all-electric model.

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This Airstream eStream concept is an electric camper with an innovative twist

This Airstream eStream concept is an electric camper with an innovative twist

Thor Industries, maker of the Airstream and other popular RVs, recently unveiled the eStream electric camper concept. It’s essentially a hi-tech Airstream travel trailer with some nifty innovations hiding underneath.

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Porsche expands Taycan Sport Turismo portfolio, but we still only get the GTS

Porsche expands Taycan Sport Turismo portfolio, but we still only get the GTS

German carmaker Porsche is expanding its Taycan Sport Turismo portfolio in Europe by unveiling four new trim variants: base, 4S, Turbo, and Turbo S. We first caught wind of the Taycan’s Sport Turismo body style at last year’s LA Auto Show, and it’s essentially a Taycan Cross Turismo with deleted body claddings, a lower ride height, and a more sporting flair.

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GM’s EV charging fix uses hydrogen where the grid falls short

GM’s EV charging fix uses hydrogen where the grid falls short

General Motors has announced three new projects that'll leverage the company's hydrogen-based fuel cell technology for a variety of clean energy applications. Though this tech has largely revolved around zero-emissions vehicles, GM envisions additional uses for its Hydrotec-based power generators, ones that would replace traditional "dirty" gas and diesel generators at everything from construction sites to outdoor concerts.

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BMW ends V12 engine production with a limited-edition 7-Series

BMW ends V12 engine production with a limited-edition 7-Series

German automaker BMW has built multiple variations of its almighty V12 gasoline engine since 1986. The N74 V12 manufactured from 2008 to the present is most worthy of praise. When first launched in the fifth-generation 760i/760Li, BMW’s first-ever turbocharged V12 engine pumped out 536 horsepower and 553 pound-feet of torque.

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Subaru unveils two new electric STI concept cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

Subaru unveils two new electric STI concept cars at Tokyo Auto Salon

Japanese automaker Subaru is harking back to its rallying pedigree by introducing two new STI (Subaru Tecnica International) electric concept cars at the 2022 Tokyo Auto Salon. But instead of affixing its sights at worldwide rally stages, Subaru is dead set in achieving a Nürburgring lap record.

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How the F-150 Lightning can “share” its range with other EVs

How the F-150 Lightning can “share” its range with other EVs

Ford's F-Series pickup trucks have been the most popular line of trucks in the U.S. for more than 44 years (via CNBC). Among the F-Series, the F-150 is by far the most popular model, as noted by 24/7 Wall Street). As a result of its popularity, it's no surprise Ford chose the F-150 as a platform for its electric vehicle (EV) efforts, which will go by the moniker of the F-150 Lightning.

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Tesla Cybertruck production reportedly pushed back to early 2023

Tesla Cybertruck production reportedly pushed back to early 2023

The Tesla Cybertruck is radical, to say the least. But despite Tesla CEO Elon Musk's vision to position it as a futuristic and "insane technology bandwagon" (via Twitter), the Cybertruck has barely moved any closer to actually being out of the post-apocalyptic future and teleporting into the present. Since its announcement in 2019, the Cybertruck has been in the news for facing several production delays, and even two years later, the problems don't seem to see any closure.

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How long does it take to charge a Tesla?

How long does it take to charge a Tesla?

Teslas are among the most popular electric vehicles (EV) on the market and offer a number of models to choose from (via Car and Driver). The company has also worked to deploy an expansive network of chargers for its customers, recently even opening its Supercharger network to non-Tesla vehicles. Despite the growing popularity of EVs, including Teslas, one of the biggest impediments to greater adoption is range anxiety, the anxiety caused from worrying about whether a charging station will be available and within range.

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Mitsubishi reveals Ralliart, Adventure, X, and Leisure style autos at TAS 2022

Mitsubishi reveals Ralliart, Adventure, X, and Leisure style autos at TAS 2022

We don't see a lot from Japanese automaker Mitsubishi in the US. The company had some very appealing sports cars, such as the Mitsubishi Evo and the Mitsubishi Eclipse. Unfortunately, those cool vehicles were discontinued in the US, and the only Mitsubishi model you're likely to see cruising the streets today is the Outlander SUV or the Eclipse Cross.

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Mercedes-Benz EQV camper van debuts with a pop-up roof and complete living amenities

Mercedes-Benz EQV camper van debuts with a pop-up roof and complete living amenities

The Mercedes-Benz Sprinter van and V-Class are among the most famous “van-life” movement symbols. But last year, the German automaker debuted its EQV all-electric van in Europe, redefining the meaning of zero-emissions outdoor living. Now, Mercedes has unveiled a camper van version of the EQV. What’s good about it is it leaves the factory with all the bells and whistles that people expect from a lifestyle-oriented adventure van.

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