We get an up-close appear at the GMC Hummer EV. Volvo designs for its U.S. manufacturing unit to make only EVs later in the decade. And is Toyota’s icon of socially progressive and inexperienced the genuine sufferer of its political-donation scandal? This and a lot more, here at Eco-friendly Car Reviews.
Though a report about Toyota donations to political causes—namely, politicians who were being election objectors—was difficult to skip on social media yesterday, we looked at the collateral destruction: the Toyota Prius. A handful of celebrities and noteworthies did some pretty public dumping of the when golden little one of eco-friendly cars. Is it the conclusion of an period?
Volvo plans to make its U.S. factory all-electric ahead of its other plants—including these in Sweden, China, and Belgium. In addition to the Polestar 3 and other foreseeable future Volvos, the Charleston plant will be building the Volvo XC90 in gasoline and EV versions in the beginning, but it will swap to only making EVs later on in the decade.
We acquired up near with the GMC Hummer EV and Hummer EV SUV and found these styles just as imposing as you could possibly suspect, specified any working experience with Huumer’s earlier gasoline-swilling models. As West Coast editor Brian Wong place it: “You don’t acquire a Hummer for its subtlety.” That claimed, these ended up prototypes kept on a really small leash and we search ahead to viewing how this product evolves to production—in the situation of the pickup model, quite soon.
And around at The Automobile Connection, the Tesla Model 3 has acquired again one particular of its security accolades that was at minimum quickly retracted previous month. According to IIHS exams, the new digital camera-based process proved just as efficient in preventing or mitigating crashes as opposed to the previous radar program.