We drive the ’22 Nissan Rogue featuring a variable-compression 1.5L 3-cyl. turbo, the latest application of the Japanese automaker’s award-winning technology that shifts the engine between high and low compression depending on demand.
Toyota believes ICE-augmented hybrid and PHEV powertrains can plot a much quicker path to reducing overall industry CO2 output for many users than a blind plunge into BEVs for all, says Gill Pratt, the automaker’s chief scientist.
All three of Ford’s early-adopter models, the Mustang Mach-E, E-Transit and F-150 Lightning, share common powertrain features that allow the automaker to bring product to market at a price point well below rivals’ equivalent models.
The Dealer Community Charging Program is meant to address the charging “deserts” that exist in many urban and rural areas that lack the critical EV charging infrastructure necessary for more widespread adoption of EVs.
In documents filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, Rivian says it does not intend to use franchised dealers and is developing a network of service centers around the country to fix the vehicles it expects to sell online.
GM says it currently lacks R&D capability for large battery cells up to 3.3 ft. wide and needs that expertise inhouse. Relative to batteries in its current Chevrolet Bolt BEV, GM is pushing to cut by at least 60% the cost of its second-generation...