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Hyundai Ioniq 5 N (2024) Review: A Family EV on Steroidshyundai-ioniq-5-n-barcelona-0324-315.jpg

Hyundai Ioniq 5 N (2024) Review: A Family EV on Steroids

Many car companies have crazy-performance sub-brands that cater both to auto engineers’ genetic predisposition to show off, and customers for which normal acceleration and handling simply isn’t hairy enough. BMW has its M division, Range Rover has SVR, or Special Vehicle Operations, Hyundai has N. The “N” apparently refers to two things: the Namyang district […]

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Polestar Is Bracing for the EV Tariff Wars. It May Not Emerge UnscathedPolstarWEB.jpg

Polestar Is Bracing for the EV Tariff Wars. It May Not Emerge Unscathed

Polestar is caught in the middle of an international trade war. Growing competition from Tesla and Chinese rivals and the slowdown of the global EV market are not great for business. Even worse are the gigantic taxes set to be imposed on Polestar’s entire cohort of Chinese-manufactured cars. The US government will raise tariffs on

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Audi Q6 E-tron Review: Price, Specs, Availability

The operating system has been developed well, and is largely easy to use, but there is a lot going on. And that’s not all. The Edition 1 model comes with an additional 10.9-inch display for the passenger, which can stream YouTube, show the navigation, or change the music. We found this to be novel but

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Fisker Went Bankrupt. What Do Its EV Owners Do Next?

It was the last week in June, and José De Bardi hadn’t gotten much sleep. The trouble had really kicked off on June 18, about a week earlier, when the electric vehicle company Fisker announced it had filed for bankruptcy protection. Now some 6,400 Fisker owners like De Bardi wondered: What will happen to their

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Rimac Verne Robotaxi: prices, availability, specsVERNE20Exterior5.jpg

Rimac Verne Robotaxi: prices, availability, specs

The Rimac Group describes Verne, its new autonomous ride-hailing service, as its “next impossible thing.” First, founder Mate Rimac established his eponymous electric hypercar company in Croatia, a country with no history of carmaking. That went well. Porsche, Hyundai, and Softbank all took stakes. The Volkswagen Group gifted him a majority stake in Bugatti in return

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