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April 16th, 2024

RIVIAN LAUNCHES NEW RELIABILITY SCORING FEATURE TO MAKE PUBLIC EV CHARGING EASIER

In its latest software update, Rivian added several helpful features to make public charging as easy as possible. A new reliability scoring feature is now available on every R1S and R1T to show the most reliable fast chargers on your trip.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

April 9th, 2024

HYUNDAI IONIQ 9 THREE-ROW ELECTRIC SUV PREPS FOR DEBUT FOLLOWING US SIGHTING

Hyundai’s first three-row electric SUV is approaching its debut after the EV was spotted testing in the US. The Hyundai IONIQ 9 appears even bigger on the streets of California as it flaunts sleek new production lights.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

April 2nd, 2024

CHEVY IS OFFERING BOLT EV OWNERS UP TO $3,000 TO BUY THE NEW ALL-ELECTRIC EQUINOX

If you own (or lease) a 2017 Chevy Bolt EV model or newer, you could be eligible for up to $3,000 off the new fully electric Equinox. Chevy is offering big incentives as it looks to ramp up EV sales in 2024.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

March 26th, 2024

FORD HINTS AT AN ESCAPE-SIZED SUV WITH THE INTERIOR SPACE OF AN EXPLORER

Is Ford finally going to launch an electric Explorer in the US? Ford’s CEO John Lawler said at the BofA Auto Summit Tuesday an Escape-sized electric SUV can offer the same interior space as its best-selling Explorer on its new EV platform.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

March 19th, 2024

STUDY: WE NEED WAAAAAAAAY MORE EV CHARGERS AT RETAILERS

From the “We’ve been telling you this!” department and the “Yes, please!” division, Consumer Reports has a results of a new study out that brings light to the fact that we need a lot more charging stations at retailers across the US.
Written by Zachary Shahan for  CleanTechnica

March 12th, 2024

RIVIAN R3 ELECTRIC CROSSOVER DESIGN INFLUENCED BY ICONIC RALLY CARS LIKE AUDI QUATTRO

Rivian shocked the industry after unveiling the R3 electric crossover, a smaller and even more affordable EV than the R2. But, it was the high-performance R3X that grabbed people’s attention with a modern design take on iconic rally cars of the past.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

February 27th, 2024

APPLE CANCELS APPLE CAR PROJECT AFTER MORE THAN A DECADE

Bloomberg reports that Apple has officially canceled its effort to build an electric car. The move was announced internally by Apple COO Jeff Williams and Kevin Lynch, who had been leading the Apple Car project since 2021.​​​​​​​
Written by Chance Miller for 9to5Mac

February 21st, 2024

GM'S CADILLAC LYRIQ REGAINS ELIGIBILITY FOR $7500 FEDERAL TAX CREDIT

After temporarily losing availability for federal tax credits in early January, Cadillac has announced the LYRIQ is once again eligible for the total amount of up to $7,500. Additionally, some previously ineligible LYRIQs will receive a purchase incentive from Cadillac directly.​​​​​​​
Written by Scooter Doll for Electrek

February 13th, 2024

TESLA PLANS NEW WORLD'S LARGEST SUPERCHARGER, A GLIMPSE AT THE FUTURE OF CHARGING

Tesla is planning to build a new world’s largest Supercharger station, and it might give us a glimpse at the future of electric car charging.
Written by Fred Lambert for Electrek

January 30th, 2024

DAIMLER, VOLVO, NAVISTAR FORM 'SUPERGROUP' TO RAMP UP ELECTRIC TRUCK CHARGING INFRASTRUCTURE

Daimler Truck North America, Navistar, and Volvo Group North America just formed a coalition to accelerate the rollout of US charging infrastructure for medium- and heavy-duty electric trucks. of the 21st century—is still in play, despite years of radio silence. 
Written by Michelle Lewis for Electrek

January 23rd, 2024

THE SECRET APPLE CAR PROJECT IS AT A "MAKE-OR-BREAK" MOMENT: REPORT

Tech giant Apple is scaling back its ambitions and is pushing its car's launch date farther down the road, Bloomberg reported on Tuesday. But perhaps the bigger news here is that the Apple car—one of the most-hyped and most mysterious automotive projects of the 21st century—is still in play, despite years of radio silence. 
Written by Tim Levin for InsideEVs

January 16th, 2024

HERE'S WHY ELECTRIC CARS DON'T GO AS FAR IN THE COLD

With temperatures bottoming out across the country, electric vehicle drivers are probably noticing their driving range plummeting. Here’s why it keeps happening – and there’s more to it than you might think.
Written by Peter Valdes-Dapena for CNN

January 9th, 2024

DO ELECTRIC VEHICLES HAVE TRANSMISSIONS?

The Oxford Advanced American Dictionary defines an automotive transmission as “the system in a vehicle by which power is passed from the engine to the wheels.” This means that the simple answer to the question about electric vehicles having transmissions is yes. However, EVs don’t have the same kind of transmission as combustion vehicles...
Written by Andrei Nedelea for InsideEVs

January 2nd, 2024

MORE EVS LOSE U.S. TAX CREDITS INCLUDING TESLA, NISSAN, GM VEHICLES

Many electric vehicles lost eligibility for tax credits of up to $7,500 after new battery sourcing rules took effect on Monday, including the Nissan Leaf, Tesla Cybertruck All-Wheel Drive, some Tesla Model 3s and Chevrolet Blazer EV, the U.S. Treasury said.​​​​​​​
Written by David Shepardson for Reuters