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Honda’s Accord Hybrid is a value-packed sedan

Engadget RSS Feed Honda has a well-deserved reputation as an automaker that produces well-engineered, long-lasting vehicles. So it should be no surprise that the 2020 Accord Hybrid is those things and more. Will it impress your car-nerd friends? Probably not. Will it impress your bank account and family? Yes, yes it will. Gallery: 2020 Honda […]

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Harley-Davidson resumes LiveWire electric motorcycle production

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links After a brief blip, Harley-Davidson says it has resumed manufacturing its LiveWire electric motorcycles. The company halted production and delivery of its first-ever electric bike last week after discovering an issue with the vehicle’s charging equipment. The Verge reports Harley-Davidson now says that the problem was limited to a single […]

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The UK likely got more power from renewables than fossil fuels last quarter

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links PAUL ELLIS via Getty Images The UK generated more power from renewable sources than from fossil fuels in the third quarter of 2019. This is the first time that’s happened since the UK opened its first public electricity-generating station in 1882. The findings, revealed in an analysis by Carbon Brief, […]

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Harley-Davidson suspends LiveWire production over a charging glitch

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Harley-Davidson has suspended the production and delivery of its LiveWire electric motorcycles. During final tests, the company discovered a problem related to the vehicle’s charging equipment. The company told The Wall Street Journal that tests to pinpoint the issue are progressing well, but it did not say when production will […]

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Porsche’s Macan EV will fully replace its gas counterpart in a few years

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Autoblog Porsche’s electric Macan won’t give its combustion engine counterpart much room to breathe. The automaker’s deputy chairman Lutz Meschke told Autocar in an interview that the Macan EV will sit alongside the gas version when it arrives in 2021, but only for a “couple of years.” After that, you’ll […]

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Tesla may open ‘Centers’ to get around pro-dealership laws

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Jonathan Brady/PA via AP Tesla may be planning an end-run around state laws that bar direct car sales and protect dealerships. Electrek sources claim the automaker is planning to open “Tesla Centers” in major urban areas that would theoretically avoid legal trouble by focusing on the sale of energy, not […]

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Report details Google’s donations to climate change deniers

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Google makes “substantial” political contributions to organizations and individuals that deny climate change, according to a new report from The Guardian. One such group is the Competitive Enterprise Institute (CEI), which was The Guardian says was instrumental in convincing the Trump administration to abandon the Paris climate agreement. […]

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Toyota’s hydrogen fuel-cell Mirai gets a new, luxurious look

Engadget RSS Feed Hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles have a tough time out there in the real world. They have all the ecological advantages of an EV and the refueling speed of a gasoline vehicle. But there’s that whole infrastructure issue. Without places to refuel, the best car in the world is essentially worthless. But that hasn’t […]

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Toyota’s 2021 Rav4 hybrid gets a plug

Engadget RSS Feed Sponsored Links Toyota Thanks to the highly popular Prius, Toyota helped make the hybrid a viable alternative to gas-only vehicles. A few years ago, it added a plug-in version, the Prius Prime to compete with the likes of the Chevy Volt. Now it’s adding that option to the number one selling SUV […]

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Yamaha’s latest EV concepts include two city scooters

Engadget RSS Feed Yamaha clearly wants to make a name for itself in electric two-wheelers. It’s coming to the Tokyo Motorshow on October 24th with four brand new EV concepts, three of which are built for intercity jaunts. The centerpieces are the E01 (pictured at left) and E02 (right) urban scooters. The E01 is equivalent […]

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