Drew Goretzka Intern [email protected] See All Staff Page Recent Stories Nissan recalls 360,379 Pathfinders over hood latch concerns The secondary hood latch of the affected vehicles could be defected as a result of debris buildup, possibly resulting in the hood to open while in motion. Toyota eyes battery ‘circular ecosystem' Toyota is the latest automaker to collaborate with battery recycling company Redwood Materials as it works to provide a more sustainable battery supply chain for its electric vehicle push. Porsche, Penske unveil new hybrid racer Porsche Penske Motorsport unveiled its new prototype race car, the Porsche 963. McLaren developing a premium electric SUV, report says British magazine Autocar, without attributing the information to any sources, says McLaren plans to launch an SUV in the second half of the decade. Honda recalls more than 112,000 Ridgelines in U.S. 'salt belt' over fire risks The recall affects 2006-14 Honda Ridgeline models sold or registered in the "salt-belt" region of the country, locations where de-icing agents are applied to roads during the winter. Hyundai, Michelin extend partnership to develop EV tire innovations The agreement follows a five-year partnership between the two companies that focused on development of tire technology for Hyundai's electric vehicles. Grid could use a jolt from lawmakers in preparation for EV influx, report says Lawmakers must press for a more reliable and resilient electric grid to support electric vehicles, according to a new report from Securing America's Future Energy and the Electrification Coalition. Toyota shows off Compact Cruiser EV concept in new images The Compact Cruiser EV could be a potential successor to the much-loved FJ Cruiser that was discontinued in 2014. Startup Alsym Energy looks to bring batteries free of lithium, cobalt to the masses The company confirmed the primary material on the cathode will be manganese oxide, and the system will be aqueous — meaning it will use saltwater instead of an organic solvent.