LEC launches affordable EV conversion for classic Mini

The conversion sees the Mini’s A-Series engine replaced with a dinky electric motor and a 20kWh battery for a range of 70 miles in the city London Electric Cars (LEC) has launched a new electric conversion kit for the original Mini, which it says is one of the more affordable

Con Edison Orders First-Of-Its-Kind All-Electric Utility Bucket Truck

It will be based on Lion Electric’s Lion8. Con Edison (Consolidated Edison Company of New York) has announced that together with Canadian EV company Lion Electric and Posi-Plus, it is developing the U.S.’ first all-electric bucket truck. The vehicle is expected to be unique, having a range of up to 130

2021 Lexus Teases Bold New Concept Car To Preview Brand Vision

New year, new Lexus. Lexus provided the first glimpse of its new electric concept at the beginning of December and now Toyota’s luxury division is back with a second sneak peek. While the original teaser depicted the vehicle’s front fascia, the fresh shadowy photo appears to be showing the rear

Germany: Tesla Giga Berlin Construction Interrupted Again

The company is required to make a security deposit of €100 million ($123 million). According to the German media (Tagesspiegel), the Brandenburg’s State Environment Agency has required Tesla to stop the installation of the manufacturing equipment in the paint shop and clearing the tree farm at the Tesla Giga Berlin until

William Byron wants to be ‘consistent threat’ in Cup Series

Consistency has been hard to come by in William Byron’s short Cup Series career but he hopes a new crew chief with a familiar face may help change that. With veteran Chad Knaus’ move to a management position at Hendrick Motorsports, Byron will be on his third crew chief when

Sebastian Vettel: Istanbul conditions 'not seen before' | Planet F1

Sebastian Vettel described a highly unusual Turkish Grand Prix weekend as “something we haven’t seen before” after being knocked out in the second part of qualifying. During practice, Ferrari had looked to be among the teams who were coping better with a slippery Istanbul circuit that had recently been resurfaced

Podcast: How Joan Mir took control of the MotoGP title fight

Joan Mir’s maiden MotoGP victory in the European Grand Prix came at a crucial moment, as it strengthens his championship lead to 37 points with two rounds to go. The Suzuki rider led home the Japanese marque’s first 1-2 in the premier class since 1982, with team-mate Alex Rins now

2021 Nissan Rogue Pros and Cons Review: Huh, So This Is a Nissan?

Pros Honda-like practicality Roomy back seat Improved interior quality Cons Platinum ride quality Loud engine Good but not great dynamics Nissan’s best-selling vehicle could soon be notable for more than just the amount of cash on the hood. After seven long model years, the redesigned 2021 Nissan Rogue re-enters the

Toyota Highlander Pros and Cons Review: A Good 3-Row Family SUV?

Pros Ample cargo space Massive infotainment screen The hybrid’s fuel economy Cons Tight third row The hybrid’s ride V-6’s lack of low-end punch Aside from those made in China for local consumption, every Toyota Highlander (and Kluger, as it is known in Japan and Australia) is built in a factory

Toto Wolff: Lewis Hamilton contract decision needed this season

Mercedes boss Toto Wolff has said the team cannot end this year without a decision from Lewis Hamilton on his future. Hamilton joined the Silver Arrows in 2013 and since then has gone on to establish himself as the second most successful Formula 1 driver of all time with six