Tag: Carscoops News

Polestar Going Public With Massive $20 Billion Valuation And Big Expansion Plans

Polestar, Volvo’s EV-only subsidiary, is ready to go public at a valuation of $20 billion. The company delivered just 10,000 vehicles in 2020 but has an aggressive expansion plan that could boost sales to almost 300,000 by 2025. While the $20 billion valuation is less than the $30 billion suggested by some industry sources earlier […]

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2022 Ford Expedition Refresh Brings Off-Road Timberline Model, More Power, And Extra Tech

A mid-term makeover for Ford’s Expedition brings more power, extra tech, and a tough new off-road trim to the full-size SUV, just in time for a battle with the new Jeep Wagoneer. There are changes to lights (now LED units) and grilles across the board, plus the option of Ford’s BlueCruise hands-free driving system, but […]

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Mazda Makes AWD Standard For All CX Models In The US Market Starting From 2022

In the press release for the facelifted CX-5, Mazda made a pretty bold announcement. Starting with the 2022 model year, the i-Activ all-wheel-drive system will be standard across the entire range of CX models in the US market. Currently, Mazda’s US range of SUV models includes the CX-3, the CX-30, the CX-5, and the flagship […]

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Volvo To Kill Their ICE Offerings By 2030 – New Cars To Be Online-Exclusive Pure EVs

Volvo Cars will stop selling petrol and diesel cars by the year 2030. The plan will see the Chinese-owned carmaker transition towards a Pure-EV-only line-up. The announcement means that the Sweden-based car company will kill-off all ICE cars — including hybrids — from their model range. The announcement is the latest from a growing number of […]

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Apple Car Saga: Nissan Out Of The Running, Says COO

Nissan is not in talks with Apple, said Ashwani Gupta, Nissan’s Chief Operating Officer, in a Financial Times report. The news is the latest in a speculation-fuelled saga surrounding the tech giant’s attempt to shake up the automotive industry with an autonomous EV of their own. Earlier this month reports indicated that Apple were to […]

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Toyota Bringing Multiple EVs To The US in 2021, Remains Lukewarm On Largescale EV Production

With new EV launches seemingly happening every week, Toyota has so far shied away from a meaningful commitment to battery electric vehicles. It’s a stance that may seem odd to the casual observer, as Toyota has been known for pioneering partly-electrified cars, such as the ubiquitous hybrid Prius and the hydrogen-powered Mirai. Now though, Toyota […]

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