In the electrified era automakers are making huge gambles which rely on new infrastructure and a smart grid. Competing for consumer’s trust will require a competitive edge— and not just technology. The overall aesthetic is being described as “more Japanese.”
No, that’s not an ironic joke.
Several sources are reporting that GM will revive the Hummer marque with an all-electric pickup for the 2022 model year.
Will 2020 be the year electric vehicles go mainstream?
There are some important signs that seem to indicate that may be true.
Electric vehicles have been helping Americans get around for more than a hundred years. At the start of the 20th century, a third of the vehicles on the road were battery powered. Continue reading “2020: Year of the EV?”
These days frequent travelers often avoid the rental car counter. Rideshare and parking woes are the most common reasons given. But for some the angst of “learning” an unknown car can be a turn-off. Not to mention the grab bag selection process most rental agencies offer.
Audi wants to ease the stress.
Their rental service called Silvercar only offers (you guessed it) late-model Audis. Offering premium features you typically pay extra for, Silvercar is popular for several reasons. Now the service has been expanded and Audi owners can now take advantage of free rental offers.