2020 Tesla Model Y charts an electric crossover-SUV course

The Model Y compact crossover might not be the best Tesla, but it’s the one that best advances Elon Musk’s goal of the mass adoption of electric vehicles. 

With a sporty crossover profile that’s all the rage, strong performance, plenty of range, and an advanced but simplified interface, the Model Y is so convincing that it might set back one of Musk’s other goals—colonizing Mars. 

Starting at $51,190 for the Long Range model with all-wheel drive, the 2020 Tesla Model Y undercuts the Audi E-Tron and Jaguar I-Pace, and offers a whole lot more performance than the smaller, marginalized

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2022 Nissan Ariya electric crossover undercuts Tesla Model Y

The 2022 Nissan Ariya electric crossover SUV will have an EPA-targeted 300-mile range and start at around $40,000, the automaker announced Wednesday.

The five-seat battery-electric crossover showcases Nissan’s ambition to outdo not only the Tesla Model Y and its 291-mile range and $50,000 price point, but also the upcoming Ford Mustang Mach-E, Volvo XC40 Recharge and other compact electric crossovers. 

The technology showcase comes in front- or all-wheel drive and two battery sizes: The 65-kwh option makes 215 horsepower and 221 pound-feet of torque, while the 90-kwh option makes 389 hp and 443 lb-ft. Nissan estimates a 0-60 mph time

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2021 Ford F-150 revealed, Volvo-Waymo self-driving tie-up, electric trucks; What’s New @ The Car Connection

New 2021 Ford F-150 truck uploads as a tech-heavy hybrid ready for the next generation

The truckmaker unveiled its 2021 Ford F-150 pickup, which included a hybrid powertrain and onboard generator.

Ram 1500 vs. Chevy Silverado 1500 vs. Ford F-150: How the trucks compare on paper

We compare the big three trucks from Detroit-based automakers too see how they fare.

2021 Subaru Ascent crossover adds more standard safety tech, costs $33,345 

The new Ascent adds better headlights, adaptive cruise control, and a rear-seat reminder as standard equipment.

From Motor Authority:

2020 Volvo S60

Volvo to use Waymo tech for

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2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid sedan rated for up to 23 miles of electric range

The EPA this week released its ratings for the upcoming 2021 BMW 330e plug-in hybrid sedan and said the updated powertrain can manage up to 23 miles of all-electric range on a single charge. The 330e xDrive all-wheel-drive version is rated for up to 20 miles of electric range.

The ratings are significantly higher than the last plug-in 3-Series sedan sold by BMW, also named the 330e, which was last sold for the 2018 model year. The new 330e will complement the BMW 330i and M340i already on sale.

The EPA rated the 2021 330e at 28 mpg combined when

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