Toyota finally admits ‘timing is right’ for an EV-first mindset amid business reshuffle

Amid new leadership changes, Toyota is reshuffling its business structure, claiming the “time is right” to accelerate battery electric vehicle (BEV) development. Toyota says it will take a new EV-first approach, starting with its luxury brand Lexus. Last week, Electrek reported Toyota’s longtime CEO Akio Toyoda was stepping down from his position amid mounting pressure to accelerate EV development and keep up

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Surprise! Electric cars are already making California healthier

From the “duh” department, California is already becoming more healthy because of electric car penetration, which has resulted in cleaner air in areas where electric cars are more prevalent, according to a new study. The study was published last week by the Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California. It tracked real-world pollution levels, electric

I’ve driven 20 electric cars — here are the 7 most important things I’ve learned about charging, range, and why Tesla still dominates

As electric vehicles have taken the world by storm in recent years, I’ve gotten to drive heaps of clean cars from Tesla, Audi, Mercedes-Benz, BMW, Rivian, and more. I’ve tested 20 electric cars, SUVs, and pickup trucks from Tesla, Ford, Porsche, Polestar, and more. I learned that their advertised range isn’t always accurate and charging