This year will be huge for electric cars. Here’s why.
2021 is shaping up to be a blockbuster year for electric cars. Nearly three dozen EVs from 20 automotive manufacturers are expected to go on sale this year. We zero in on seven of those EVs to talk about what they mean for the future of electric mobility.
Learn more:
0:00 Intro
0:37 Tesla Cybertruck
1:43 GMC Hummer EV
2:58 Rivian R1T and R1S
4:06 Rivian Amazon Delivery Truck
4:20 Volkswagen ID.4
6:22 Ford Mustang Mach-E
7:10 Nissan Ariya
9:04 Lucid Air
10:14 EV Startups
10:48 Tesla Model S and X Interior Updates
11:07 Conclusion
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  • The Verge
    The Verge

    Have you considered investing in an EV? Do the vehicles showcased here have features that appeal to you? If not, what should manufacturers do to earn your purchase?

    • MrSkippy

      Drives a BMW i3, Hyundai Ionic 5 could be a good follow up, in my dreams I drive a Rivian across the World...

    • David McCarthy
      David McCarthy

      I've had a 2017 Chevy Bolt for about 18 months. I love it although now I'm work from home and don't commute. Still, when I was it was $15 a month for fuel and the first scheduled maintenance is at 150K miles, so much cheaper than the ever increasing repair costs of an ICE. I like all EV owners, never going back to ICE. We do have a Forester for our road trip exploring since it can go anywhere compared to a low to the ground hatchback.

    • David Moore
      David Moore

      @Mick Krever what?

    • Mick Krever
      Mick Krever

      *We don't suppose to talk about the big bad Nio and XPeng hahahaha 🤣* *- The Verge*

    • Garic Trubon
      Garic Trubon

      I am actively looking at an interesting list of EV bikes.

  • Berend Kluijfhout
    Berend Kluijfhout

    Why are Americans so obsessed with SUV's? There are tons of other EV types around.

  • Brett Goodhew
    Brett Goodhew

    Great video. Now can we have one for the rest of the world?

  • Philip Leonardo
    Philip Leonardo

    Hummer EV is overdesign truck another mistake for they are eating dust aginst Tesla..

  • Antivirus

    please please PLEASE make a video on the aptera concept

  • jelybrd

    Cybertruck has over 1.2 million preorders

  • Katz Matz
    Katz Matz

    I think the topic is misleading. Every year will be huge for electric cars, not just 2021. 2022, 2023, ... and so on. The electric car era just kicked off and there is no going back. Maybe billions of barrels of oil will stay underground forever.


    Dacia Spring EV , ID 4 , Tesla Model Y will be flagship cars of 2021.

  • Glyne Martin
    Glyne Martin

    Hey Lucid! Selling "air" to the public sounds like a corrupt business practice...

  • Engorgio Armani
    Engorgio Armani

    what kind of name is Xpeng? LOL

  • Galo Aguirre
    Galo Aguirre

    half a million 100 $ deposits?

  • Top Hat
    Top Hat

    Why? What's the answer

  • Petr Vojtěch
    Petr Vojtěch

    I would add Hyundai IONIQ 5 to the list. Hyundai has been making highly efficent EVs for a while and it's newly announced Ioniq 5 looks very promising with great specs, modern design... and it is set for sale this year.

  • Dustin Dangli
    Dustin Dangli

    I'm still a few years out until I buy a new car but this has me very excited for the future of EVs.

  • Obtuse Acute
    Obtuse Acute

    Wtf is this channel?

  • george ibrahim
    george ibrahim

    If you’re doing EV cars do about the e tron GT

  • Aavash Rumba
    Aavash Rumba

    Finally EV's are becoming a thing now...I hope this will help reduce pollution

    • Angry Skeleton Corn Man
      Angry Skeleton Corn Man

      its called planting more trees

  • Barry Neild
    Barry Neild

    Doesn't that China has the biggest EV market? Nio, BYD, XPeng...

    • ArizVern


  • Mick Krever
    Mick Krever

    *"I swear: XPeng does not exist 🛑"* *- The Verge*

  • Mick Krever
    Mick Krever

    *"I swear if we don't talk about: XPeng does not exist 🛑"* * - The Verge*

  • Mick Krever
    Mick Krever

    *We don't suppose to talk about the big bad Nio and XPeng hahahaha 🤣* *- The Verge*

  • Rakib Shaharia
    Rakib Shaharia

    Lucid and rivian has a lot of hype but still no product..i hope they get in the market fast.

  • Garic Trubon
    Garic Trubon

    Yall didn't say a single thing about EV motorcycles.

  • C.W. Lin
    C.W. Lin

    Please make a video about Nio (or battery swapping strategy)🙏

  • Tommy Luu
    Tommy Luu

    Yes, more electric car videos!

  • SanziL Madye
    SanziL Madye

    It's ridiculous the amount of ads on this video. More ads or more cars

  • John Rowell
    John Rowell

    Please, do a video on Nio!

  • TheSmartOjus

    please do more electric car videos, I want to learn more about them as when I am at the right age to buy cars, I want them to be all electric. I'd want to be as informed as possible and these videos help a lot! :D

  • Steve

    Overpriced cars, poor charging infrastructure and in some cases, poorly maintained charging points.... Nope, not for me thank you

  • Bicicleteiros

    Electric cars are still... cars. It's not sustainable transportation. Start riding your f****** bicycles right now.

  • 👨🏻‍💻

    That's Tesla truck is sooo desperate to be conceptually innovative that it's f*cking hideous!!! 🤮 That EV hummer though! I just came 🤤

  • Sam Anthony
    Sam Anthony

    a video about NIO would be cool!

  • Beastbee 011
    Beastbee 011

    Not my president...

  • TheImtoomuch

    LOL! We’ve heard this year will be huge for electric cars for at least a decade now. Nope. Still not going to happen.

  • Luis Torres
    Luis Torres

    For a sec I thought that first guy was Nathaniel Drew.

  • Brocaprio

    Please make a video about china’s foray into EVs

  • Ashley Giron
    Ashley Giron

    The crooked kite unquestionably wave because stem dentsply list for a pathetic brandy. harmonious, premium hell

  • Blanc Gaming
    Blanc Gaming

    It’s not Dieter, im out!

  • Rexhep Nikqi
    Rexhep Nikqi


  • Rexhep Nikqi
    Rexhep Nikqi


  • Charley Sun
    Charley Sun

    Talk Nio and other foreign EV startups!

    • Mick Krever
      Mick Krever

      *"I swear: XPeng or the biggest EV market by far does not exist 🛑🤐 Zip"* *- The Verge*

  • CRT Mojo
    CRT Mojo

    Ev charging stations are the new money makers. They are needed anywhere and everywhere you park and they can be franchised.

  • SequoiaElisabeth

    nice job guys! Thanks

  • GLR


  • phoarey

    It's amusing how most of these cars from legacy manufacturers have faux grills. It reminds me of how the early motor cars looked like buggys from the horse and buggy days.

  • Arnaud Bruckert
    Arnaud Bruckert

    Who is craving for SUVs? Really? Bulky heavy useless car...

  • Daniel Bass
    Daniel Bass

    Yes another video on EVs

  • Christoph Resmerowski
    Christoph Resmerowski


  • Christoph Resmerowski
    Christoph Resmerowski


  • The Derp Pickles
    The Derp Pickles

    All those cars probably have better computers than yours

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      For tesla and lucid definitely, the others, not so much.

  • guiseppehammer

    YES, make more EV videos 👌🔋

  • Mike Venson
    Mike Venson

    More electric vehicles mean more federal taxes to make up the tax loss of gas tax.

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      They could pay for it with the subsidies they use for oil.

  • Daniel

    Isnt torque normally measured in NM ? Never heard of pound feet

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      I hear it more then NM for description of torque for a car, it's the American way of describing it.

  • Robin Sin
    Robin Sin

    You guys missed Hyundai Ioniq 5 which will be big player in this market.

  • Hitler helped Netaji
    Hitler helped Netaji

    Tesla is the daddy for the rest of electric vehicles 🔥🔥🔥😂🤣🤣😂

  • Cascade

    The Rivian doesn't look "masculine" enough for the type of people that normally like to drive pickups.

  • Alejo

    11,500 lb feet of torque??? Or 1,150 lol

  • Mike Hicks
    Mike Hicks

    The absence of sedans in the US market is really appalling to me. The auto industry has pushed SUVs too far, and this doesn't bode well for city life at all.

  • Ron

    The electric car sounds good but they we will have dependence on electric. If we start driving millions on electric cars the electric grid system will have to be upgraded in parts of the country. Look at the parts of the country that are still without power now because of the storms. I understand electric is an alternative fuel source but it will probably cost billions to upgrade the existing electric grids which have not been upgraded for years and well as more underground power lines. What good is an electric car when there is a weak electric grid and we could be out of power for multiple days? You are stranded.

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      It would require a 30% expansion for 250 million EVs, if these EVs had VTG you wouldn't have to worry as much as each car would be capable of back flowing into the grid and powering your home for a duration, tesla uses a proof of concept mega battery in Australia to prevent blackouts and brown outs all with huge savings, politicians in the US have gotten real good at making excuses not to upgrade our infrastructure such as, "it's too expensive" or "it cost too much" and my favorite "we dont have money for this!" When the wealthiest nation on earth fails to mend itself it will quickly become the second richest nation on earth, and you know who will take 1st? China, their electrical infastructure has rapidly expanded for a country with significantly less funding then our government. Power in Texas went out because people where using too much gas and there wasn't enough for the GAS powered plants, so it's not just gas infastructure, the Texas government management of its power failed and they blamed it on wind power.

  • Ron

    The electric car sounds good but they we will have dependence on electric. If we start driving millions on electric cars the electric grid system will have to be upgraded in parts of the country. Look at the parts of the country that are still without power now because of the storms. I understand electric is an alternative fuel source but it will probably cost billions to upgrade the existing electric grids which have not been upgraded for years and well as more underground power lines.

  • Javier Porrata
    Javier Porrata

    Talk about Nio and Xpeng

  • Ostapenko Dmitry
    Ostapenko Dmitry

    Disappointed in verge

  • Ostapenko Dmitry
    Ostapenko Dmitry

    Ahahahah, mustang? Really?

  • Sparkie Kosten
    Sparkie Kosten

    Don't know about figures but I am noticing a lot more Tesla's in my hometown of Bundaberg QLD AUS since model 3 has come out.

  • Harshraj Chauhan
    Harshraj Chauhan

    I definitely wanna know about nio and other emerging EV companies in China. How and If they are advanced in tech vs USA EV market.

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      They aren't more advanced, they are just cheaper to make so and they copy designs payed for by other companies, these companies can eventually outcompete US ones by doing it, this is a strategy they had for over 20 years and it's working for them.

  • Cole Agar
    Cole Agar

    I would love to see more videos about the electric car industry in China.

    • Mick Krever
      Mick Krever

      *"I swear: XPeng does not exist 🛑🤐 Zip"* *- The Verge*

  • Gabriella Lizzy
    Gabriella Lizzy

    i don't know who needs to hear this, you've got to stop saving money.invest some part of it if you really want financial freedom.

    • Sujal Swain
      Sujal Swain

      Mr Roland lerch is a well known certified bitcoin and stock exchange trader. He taught me all the ethics of trading i know today.

    • Josh Love
      Josh Love

      @Cleo Jessy Financial advisors heads management/guide on trade and risk on investment.

    • Kelvin Howell
      Kelvin Howell

      @Richard Arnold someone already shared it

    • Kelvin Howell
      Kelvin Howell

      This Expert must be very good at what he does . Well am gonna find out myself, writing to him now.

    • Richard Arnold
      Richard Arnold

      How can i reach him? I really need to start investing in a good platform like his.

  • Joshua T
    Joshua T

    Finally people are realizing that EV's are not just Tesla. Electrification of the auto industry has been going on for a long time, just without the Tesla cultish hype.

  • Shorty J Nieto
    Shorty J Nieto

    Team anything that isnt tesla

  • Sourabh Ghogre
    Sourabh Ghogre

    Evs in china yess please

  • Frykauf La Kosta
    Frykauf La Kosta

    I don’t get Cybertruck haters. If you want pick up truck, then you want rugged. Cybertruck’s body is literally the sturdy chassis, not some aluminium body that dents all over in few years and it’s lighter. It’s literally the only pick-up that has some innovation to it. All the other EV pick ups are literally just heavier pick ups with less range and aren’t no different from any modern pick up we had for decades.

  • daily8150

    Do a global electric car companies video.

  • Ahmad Akram
    Ahmad Akram


  • Mário Ferreira
    Mário Ferreira

    Talk about the eu and China

  • Y. Tho
    Y. Tho

    That china thing is something I want to see you make a video about

    • Mick Krever
      Mick Krever

      *"I swear: XPeng or that by far the biggest EV market does not exist 🛑🤐 Zip"* *- The Verge*

  • Marves Rivas
    Marves Rivas

    How about lowering the price? For those of us that make less than minimum wage.

  • Kaimeyo

    I can hear my mom right now “YOU AINT PLUGGING UP THAT DAMN CAR RUNNIN UP MY ELECTRIC BILL 💸 “ 🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️🤦‍♂️ I think electric is not the way to go...right now it’s new everyone wants to be apart of it. The end result is where we are right now....another imbalance soon to take place.

  • Toby Adams
    Toby Adams

    More EV content please!

  • Hugo Rodriguez
    Hugo Rodriguez

    How you gonna charge it Texas ain’t got no light 😂

  • A Modern Knight
    A Modern Knight

    Yes make more videos about EV

  • Prezla men
    Prezla men

    Cyber truck rules \m/

  • Bert Tirona
    Bert Tirona

    Yes. I want to see more videos about EVs. I hope an EV would be my next car purchase.


    did they miss the sony electric car?

  • A55tech

    I predict Cybertruck sales of a whopping 6 units in 2021.

  • Raghav Rocky
    Raghav Rocky no one noticed a broken windows on cyber truck in thumbnail. 🤣

  • Csanad Barczy
    Csanad Barczy

    A healthy competition is great thing for all of us. Tesla may be in trouble pretty soon! Tesla doesn't make any profit on its cars so any minute now.........

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      @Csanad Barczy yet its money they generated.

    • Csanad Barczy
      Csanad Barczy

      @Miguel lopez nope, that's investment money

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      @Csanad Barczy ok does ford make profit with their debt from 2009? Tesla sold 10 billion worth of stock last year, is that profit?

    • Csanad Barczy
      Csanad Barczy

      @Miguel lopez Tesla ownes about 6 billion dollars of debt. Last year was the first year they claimed about $900 million but if you off-set that mount against their debt, there is no profit. They survive on promissing rainbows and unicorns to the planet! And if you look at their car production only they can't cover their cost! That's not profit!

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      @Csanad Barczy do I need crayons for this? The only reason tesla is in business is from profit made by their cars, they sell solar, battery storage, insurance, develop self driving systems, and charging network, these are things tesla is spending $$$ developing for further profits but haven't been completed to the point of generating predictable revenue.

  • Leon Esperanza
    Leon Esperanza

    The only thing I'm concerned with is the Battery degredation. If I buy my first EV I will use it maybe atleast 10 years.

  • 19-BCA-031 [Jimit Shukla]
    19-BCA-031 [Jimit Shukla]

    Yea please make a video about that

  • Dom Jenkins
    Dom Jenkins

    Don't forget about the new Chevy Bolt crossover called EUV.. I think it has the chance to compete with Tesla's model 3 for the best selling Ev spot. It looks great and it starts in the low 30's before incentives.

  • johny kanne
    johny kanne

    I have no idea how long is going to take to create a good electric car? 1st I don't want to freeze in the winter because of the battery , 2 nd that battery is going empty in the winter so quick That u cannot be able to use radio to much and u cannot think to drive in the night...u need lights so you're battery is going to be empty very quickly. 3rd If you're out of electricity you're time to recharge is up to 8 hours in the winter more badly... Petrol cars 5 minutes.... If something is broken and u need to repair you're expensive...and u cannot repair at every service... 4th let's say everything what I mentioned is not a problem , and let's trying to analyze the range u can drive with a full battery . You cannot find cars under 30000 euro with what you are able to drive more than 600 km .... every Petrol car is going to drive 1000 km and refuel in 10 minutes...Soo... Why? When ? I will pay taxes and Money for something badly that a Well never... I'm so sorry but are not all the people so Rich and not everyone is going to stay at home when the car is not able to work because of something broken... You cannot go to work, you cannot...etc. You're personal or private recharge station is going to be broken every month...if u use a public one u cannot find to many and you need to pay a lot for 1 I advise everyone to think a 100 time's before buying something that is going to making him insane and crazy everyday... Trust me you'll going to be crazy till the end. Well you n

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      Battery only drains because it heats itself to maintain full power, if the battery gets cold it cant discharg as much energy so you get reduced capacity and power output, overall this is abut a 30% drain on a 75kwh battery. LEDs, radio, and computer all run on much less power then the battery and cabin heater. A tesla supercharger can still charge them to 80% in 25 minutes during the winter, these chargers are the most common network charging system in the Americas and are more reliable as well, price for these stations still usally put it below gas in terms of cost per mile. You seem to have a lot of bias in EVs feed by your lack of reaserch. Give me more hard hitting complaints.

  • The ordinary
    The ordinary

    Dudes check your figures. Globally 3.1 million out of 75 million vehicles were plug ins in 2020. Just do the maths yourself. I m sure it is not 2 percent.

    • Miguel lopez
      Miguel lopez

      Some charts distinguish between plugins and plug in hybrids.

  • Otsile M
    Otsile M

    How many weeks has it been since Trump promised a national test and trace system from the likes of Google again?

  • Bobby MKD
    Bobby MKD

    Ahaha really?!

  • Christian Ocampos
    Christian Ocampos

    yeah, talk about it.

  • Meng Jur
    Meng Jur

    The design of those electric vehicles are freaking COOL.

  • patrick B
    patrick B


  • patrick B
    patrick B

    great video obv., but WHY NOT MENTIONING THE EV's from CHINA???

  • Saul Goodman
    Saul Goodman

    You're in Texas right now, how will you charge your car?

  • Snacky Boy
    Snacky Boy

    Verge? Polestar one and two? Your reputation remains same despite having dieter...

  • Goldpanda94

    Would love to hear about overseas EVs. They don't seem to get as much coverage here in the States

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