The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed new federal emissions standards intended to dramatically increase sales of electric vehicles (EVs). The sales would be achieved by reducing multi-pollutant emissions, including greenhouse gas (GHG) and criteria pollutants (particulate matter (PM), ozone, nitrogen oxides (NOX) and carbon monoxide (CO) from new light-duty and medium-duty (8,501 to
General Motors has announced plans for a hybrid Chevrolet Corvette sports car, followed by a fully electric model, as GM President Mark Reuss announced in a LinkedIn post. The hybrid Corvette is expected in 2023. The fully electric Corvette will feature GM’s Ultium-powered batteries. In addition, it will likely feature Ultium Platform’s energy recovery system, a
Extreme E, the maker of the all-electric off-road series, will launch an off-road hydrogen championship in 2024. Named Extreme H, the first-of-its-kind series will race on the exact dates and locations as the Extreme E series. The Extreme H car will retain the same powertrain and chassis used in Extreme E, but a hydrogen
Officials with Ultra4 Racing and King of the Hammers have announced the EV Spec Racing Program, an electric vehicle (EV) series that will compete with EV crate packages from Hypercraft and Dana Inc., along with supporting components from Yukon Gear and Axle and Holley/AEM. Eleven Ultra4 Racing teams have committed to the program to
Kian Capital-backed T Sportline, a leading designer, marketer, distributor and e-commerce retailer of premium-branded aftermarket parts and accessories designed specifically for Tesla and other electric vehicles, today announced that Brian Reese has joined the company as Chief Executive Officer. He joins T Sportline co-founders, Jon Pek and Elie Rothstein, who will continue respectively as VP of
Holley’s “High Voltage Experience” took place last weekend (November 13-14th 2021) and offered the ultimate playground for EV owners, drivers, and enthusiasts alike. Set at Sonoma Raceway in CA Nov 13-14, the event offered multiple high-performance driving events and an opportunities for the emerging EV culture to come together. Motorsports events included autocross, road course,
Electric Vehicles May not be Able to Dominate the Automotive Industry in the Near Term: Challenges Still Remain.
Sales of alternative power vehicles, while currently representing just 5% of all U.S. light vehicle sales today, are expected to reach 45% by 2035, according to new SEMA market research. Eighteen of the top 20 global automakers, which together represent around 90% of new car registrations worldwide in 2020, plan to widen their portfolio of
Cummins Inc. is gearing up for the North American Council for Freight Efficiency (NACFE) Run on Less – Electric (RoL-E), an electric truck technology demonstration. The RoL-E is a three-week event beginning Sept. 2 featuring daily performance metrics, and real-world fleet stories documenting the benefits and challenges of deploying electric trucks. Cummins is participating in
Ahead of the NHRA’s stop at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, OH, we got a chance to sit down with Top Fuel driver Clay Millican to talk racing and much more.
McLaren Racing has announced it will enter into Extreme E, the all-electric off-road series that aims to use racing to promote sustainability and diversity, in the 2022 season. The team will compete in the five-race global championship next season, designed to highlight the impact of climate change in some of the world’s most remote environments,
*Below is a snippet of TheDetroitBureau.com’s article by Paul A. Eisenstein, publisher & editor-in-chief. During the past decade, Dodge rolled out one model faster than the last using variations of its 6.2L V8. Now, according to TheDetroitBureau.com, the muscle car brand is working up what will be its fastest model ever. The caveat is, this