Month: December 2021

U.S. faces tough choices in 2022 on mines for EV metals

The United States has enough reserves of lithium, copper and other metals to build millions of its own electric vehicles (EVs), but rising opposition to new mines may force the country to rely on imports and delay efforts to electrify...

/ December 25, 2021

The Untouchable One

<!– The Untouchable One – Speedhunters SHARE The Untouchable One Liberty Walk’s F40 from almost a decade ago, and can be neatly summarised by four key modifications: colour, exhaust, suspension and wheels. To quell the rumours and questions that I’m certain everyone...

/ December 25, 2021

2022 Genesis G70 Shooting Brake review: First drive

The Genesis G70 Shooting Brake is a more practical wagon-bodied version of the facelifted G70 sedan revealed last year. It’s also a glorious-looking thing, and it promises to add some extra interior space to the G70’s talents while boasting the...

/ December 25, 2021

2021 Nissan Leaf: Fact sheet

06:06, 25 December 2021 Previous Next The Nissan Leaf has long led the charge of battery electric vehicles in Australia and is available here as a base-model hatchback Leaf and the longer range Leaf e+. Powered by a 40kWh battery,...

/ December 24, 2021

Junkyard Gem: 2001 Toyota Camry CE with manual transmission

I spend a lot of time walking the rows in big American car graveyards looking for interesting automotive stories to tell. In recent years I have been peering into every one of the thousands upon thousands of Toyota Camrys I see,...

/ December 24, 2021

Brand overview: Nio

China is a huge market for electric vehicles, with government incentives helping to drive demand and subsequently foster domestic startups.  One of these is Nio, a rival to Tesla, which has a growing range of cars and global ambitions.  It’s...

/ December 24, 2021

2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, Ram 1500 TRX and Toyota goes in on EVs | Autoblog Podcast #710

This episode of the Autoblog Podcast features Editor-in-Chief Greg Migliore and Senior Editor, Green, John Beltz Snyder. John is beck from a recent first drive of the 2022 Hyundai Ioniq 5, and has a 2022 Ford Bronco 4-Door Black Diamond...

/ December 23, 2021

2022 Mercedes-AMG EQS53 4Matic+ review

01:00, 24 December 2021 We’re used to seeing big numbers from cars produced by Mercedes-AMG. Even so, those credited to the new EQS53 4Matic+, the Mercedes-Benz performance car division’s first true series production electric model, are the sort to grab...

/ December 23, 2021

2022 MG ZS EV review: First drive

Since launch, the MG ZS EV has been one of the most affordable electric SUVs on sale, and now the company has revealed an updated model. Not only does it score improvements in the styling department, the ZS also gets...

/ December 23, 2021

Aston Martin V12 Vantage teased again

The newest Aston Martin V12 Vantage cometh. Although we don’t know when it comes and we don’t know how many, we know what its front kind-of looks like, we know what it sounds like, and thanks to another Twitter tease,...

/ December 22, 2021