By on May 18, 2017

17FordEscape-Titanium_04_HR

Ford is admittedly behind its main rivals in terms of offering practical and purpose-built EVs but, when it finally comes to market in 2020, its first long-range electric should deliver what buyers want. When Ford announced its plans to launch an electrified crossover at January’s Consumer Electronics Show, the Chevrolet Bolt had already begun to lose its geek chic luster. However, we have to defer our judgement as Ford’s entry could eventually have an EV spec sheet that’ll make GM blush.

We’re beginning to get a better picture of the upcoming Ford — which I’m going to begin calling the E-CUV (electric crossover utility vehicle) since it doesn’t have an official name — now that the company’s chief technology officer Raj Nair has started loosening his lips. The upside is that it will be an affordable unit targeting everything the average consumer wants. The downside is that it’ll have competition early in its lifespan.  (Read More…)

By on June 16, 2015

Tesla Model S Center Stage

Tesla dropped a bombshell at a conference in Washington Monday, when Chief Technical Officer J.B. Straubel said the Model 3 would be two separate models.

(Read More…)

By on June 10, 2015

Tesla Model X Teaser

X may finally give it to consumers: The Tesla Model X is set to hit showrooms within three to four months, per CEO Elon Musk.

(Read More…)

By on May 22, 2015

Audi Q7

Audi is set to launch a new flagship SUV in 2019, as well as an EV crossover in 2018, both part of the automaker’s 2020 model expansion plan.

(Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • SirRaoulDuke: The issue is how much does the local tax base get screwed. If you locate a new plant in a populous...
  • krhodes1: Retail work sure isn’t going south. And those folks need protection FAR more than well-paid factory...
  • SirRaoulDuke: Indiana is now right to work. No issue there.
  • SirRaoulDuke: My part of southern Indiana, in the Louisville metro area, has a ready site with excellent rail and...
  • NMGOM: TTAC: “Enough With the Negatives: What Do the Auto Industry’s Good Panel Gaps Look Like?” Who in...

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Staff