26 Jul 2019

Rivian R1T tank steer video a fake

The video showing a Rivian R1T performing a tank turn has been removed from YouTube after Rivian demanded it be taken down.

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24 Jul 2019

Can a Rivian R1-T perform a ‘tank turn’ or is it nonsense?

According to the US Patents office, Rivian has trademarked the terms ‘Tank Steer’ and ‘Tank Turn’ with a video purportedly showing it in action, but…

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Custom pull-out electric kitchen revealed for Rivian R1T
20 May 2019

Rivian R1T gets a custom pull-out electric kitchen

Custom pull-out electric kitchen revealed for Rivian R1T at the Overland Expo event last weekend in the US.

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Rivian electric vehicle skateboard platform
26 Apr 2019

Ford to build all-new electric vehicle on Rivian ‘skateboard’ platform

Ford this week announced a US$500 million investment in EV start-up Rivian, with news the Rivian skateboard platform would underpin an all-new Ford EV.

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12 Aug 2021

Electric Chevrolet Silverado teased with rear-wheel steering

Electrified version of the Chevy Silverado will bring a twist on how its rear wheels turn. General Motors has teased a video of the upcoming electric Chevrolet Silverado pickup truck (ute) that will launch in 2022. Key to its teaser is rear-wheel steer, which moves the rear axle slightly to

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23 Jul 2021

Hummer to produce a new electric ute this year

GM Hummer says it will build a new electric ute to rival the Tesla Cybertruck. General Motors’ Buick and GMC boss says that a new Hummer electric ute is en route and it has a swathe of rivals from the Tesla Cybertruck to the recently revealed RAM 1500 EV.  The

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10 Jun 2021

Ford’s new electric ute platform could come to Australia

New architectures will be dedicated to trucks and SUVs as well as passenger cars. Ford is developing two new flexible vehicle architectures that will be crucial in the company’s future development of utes, SUVs, and four-wheel drives. One of the platforms is a scalable battery-electric vehicle platform for the next-generation

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07 Apr 2021

Hummer SUV: What electric off-roading looks like

GMC has revealed images and details on its first all-electric off-roader, the Hummer SUV. Joining the likes of Rivian’s R1S and Tesla’s Cybertruck, GMC’s Hummer EV shows what the first iteration of electric off-roaders looks like. Sitting on a shortened version of the Hummer pickup truck’s electric architecture, the battery

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GMC Hummer EV front end face teaser
31 Jan 2020

GMC Hummer EV’s 15,574Nm not quite right

Resurrected Hummer with an electric drivetrain will produce over 700kW and 15,000Nm….or will it?

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Karma Fisker ute concept render australia
29 Jan 2020

Another electric pickup truck is coming…

A new Tesla Cybertruck and Rivian R1T rival is coming this year, and like those two it’ll be offered in the US first…. But don’t rule Australia out of contention.

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Hummer electric vehicle lebron james 2022
13 Jan 2020

LeBron James to relaunch Hummer as an electric car brand

Hummer by name, hummer by an electric drivetrain…

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30 Sep 2019

Bollinger electric ute and SUV revealed

A 21st century alternative to the Land Rover Defender is about to arrive, touting an almost 2400kg payload capacity and serious off-road ability.

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An all-electric Ford F-150 prototype during a capability test. The battery-powered truck successfully towed more than 1.25 million pounds of rail cars and trucks during the test.
24 Jul 2019

Prototype electric Ford F-150 pulls almost 600,000kg

Prototype electric Ford F-150 pulls 42 F-150s loaded onto 10 double-decker railway cars weighing almost 600,000kg.

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