Tag: Study

Are Electric Cars Worse For The Environment? New Study Says That’s A Myth

Electric vehicles are promoted as eco-friendly, but they’ve been plagued by claims saying they’re actually worse for the environment when you account for electricity generation and other factors. Despite that, a new study published in Nature Sustainability suggests electric vehicles are indeed more eco-friendly – in most cases. While the study is highly technical, it […]

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These Are The Most Googled Upcoming Cars Per State In America

Partcatalog has released a new map showing which upcoming vehicles are most anticipated in the United States. Complied using Google Trends data, the map shows the 2021 Ford Bronco is the clear winner as it’s getting the most interest in 19 states. Unsurprisingly, the SUV is popular in the Midwest as well as Ford’s home […]

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Toyota Dominates As Australia’s Most Trusted Car Brand, Tesla Leapfrogs Mercedes

A recent survey of 14,383 Australians shows that Toyota is the most trusted automotive brand Down Under, something that’s also reflected by the new vehicle buying intention data according to Roy Morgan, as well as sales figures for 2019. Second place on the most trusted car brands list is held by Mazda, followed by Honda, […]

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Data Show Average EV Battery Loses 2.3% Of Its Capacity Every Year

Fleet-telematics company Geotab has published data that details how batteries used by electric vehicles degrade over time. Geotab used data from 6,300 fleet and consumer electric vehicles around the world and discovered that, on average, EV batteries lose about 2.3 per cent of their capacity per year, Quartz reports. Geotab says that at this rate, […]

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Chinese And Europeans More Open To EVs And Autonomous Tech Than U.S. Buyers

A survey has revealed that consumers in China and Europe are far more open to the idea of electric vehicles and self-driving technologies than those in the U.S. The survey was conducted by OC&C Strategy Consultants and, according to Reuters, shows that 90 per cent of Chinese respondents would consider, were likely to, or definitely […]

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The Honda Civic And Accord Were The Most Stolen Vehicles Last Year, But Thieves Are Targeting Newer Pickups

The National Insurance Crime Bureau has released its annual Hot Wheels report which reveals the 10 most stolen vehicles in the United States. According to the group, a vehicle was stolen every 42.2 seconds in 2018. That’s an alarming statistic, but thefts are actually down three percent from 2017. That’s good news, but there were […]

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Consumer Reports Names The Chevrolet Camaro And Colorado The Least Reliable Cars In America

Consumer Reports has released its Annual Auto Reliability Survey which found a number of automakers have improved over the past year. While the publication has publicly criticized Tesla in the past, the company’s reliability has climbed from last year. As a result, both the Model 3 and Model S have received the coveted “Recommend” rating. […]

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Customers Dumping Chevrolet And Ford Following The Death Of The Cruze And Focus

As consumers embraced crossovers, a number of automakers begin trimming their sedan lineup. This recently resulted in the death of the Chevrolet Cruze and Ford Focus in the United States. While both models have seen better days, they were still relatively popular with consumers. According to Carsalesbase data, Chevrolet sold 142,617 Cruzes in the United […]

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