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July 16th, 2024

2025 CADILLAC ESCALADE IQ COMES LOADED; PRICING STARTS WHERE PROMISED

Initial pricing is out for the 2025 Cadillac Escalade IQ, according to GM Authority. When Cadillac introduced the battery-electric 'Slade last August, we were told pricing would start around $130,000. 
Written by Jonathon Ramsey for AutoBlog

July 9th, 2024

NASCAR PREVIEWED AN EV FUTURE. FANS ARE UPSET, BUT IT MAY JUST WORK

This past weekend at the Chicago Street Course, the first street circuit in the Cup Series’ 76-year history, NASCAR debuted a prototype electric race car. This car dumps the pushrod V8 and rear-wheel-drive for a 78-kWh battery and three electric motors powering all four wheels to the tune of about 1,300 horsepower.
Written by Alanis King for InsideEVs

July 2nd, 2024

GM TOPS Q2 AND FIRST HALF EV SALES RECORDS AS CHEVY BLAZER, EQUINOX EVS ROLL OUT

GM broke Q2 and first-half EV sales records with new models like the Chevy Blazer and Equinox EVs hitting the market. However, GM’s new electric cars were not the only ones driving growth, as sales of the Cadillac Lyriq and GMC Hummer EVs also surged.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

June 25th, 2024

POLESTAR LAUNCHES NEW 2025 POLESTAR 2 WITH MORE RANGE AND A SLEEK STYLE UPDATE

The all-electric fastback that started it all is getting a fresh update. Polestar launched the new 2025 Polestar 2 on Monday with more range and style than ever. ​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

June 18th, 2024

HOW MANY EV CHARGING STATIONS DOES THE US NEED TO TOTALLY REPLACE GAS STATIONS?

In many ways, drivers report, owning an EV is the same if not better than owning a gas-powered car. But fueling an electric vehicle is different, and can be inconvenient depending on where you live, and is therefore sometimes scary to even those interested in buying electric.
Written by Aarian Marshall for Wired

June 11th, 2024

USED EVS ARE NOW CHEAPER THAN USED GAS CARS

The average transaction price for a used car remains well above pre-pandemic prices, but not all vehicles are holding their value equally. There's a widening gap between used gas-powered vehicles and used electric vehicles that shows no signs of slowing down, according to a new iSeeCars study. 
Written by Anthony Alaniz for Motor1

June 4th, 2024

EVS ARE USHERING IN THE RETURN OF REAR-WHEEL DRIVE, AND HERE'S WHY

Over the past 40 years, front-wheel drive (FWD) has become the dominant layout for everyday autos. And for good reason. For a car designed for safety and efficiency, FWD offers quite a few advantages over rear-wheel drive (RWD). For a front-engine car, having the front wheels driven means no bulky driveshaft taking up room in the cabin. That means more room inside for passengers and cargo. 
Written by Tim Stevens for MotorTrend

May 29th, 2024

ANOTHER HAPPY CLIENT IN CENTRAL VALLEY!

At EVCharge4U, we pride ourselves on our deep knowledge and proficiency in servicing EV charging infrastructure. We stepped in, assessed the situation, and successfully fixed the chargers, saving the hospital from an unnecessary and costly replacement.
Written by Paul Nijssen for EVCharge4U Inc.

May 28th, 2024

VOLKSWAGEN AIMS TO DEBUT NEW AFFORDABLE ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN 2027 WITH PRICES AROUND $22,000

Volkswagen is aiming for its new low-cost electric vehicles to debut in 2027. The new affordable VW EVs are expected to be priced around $21,800 (20,000 euros).
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

May 21st, 2024

FOR EACH PUBLIC CHARGER, HERE'S HOW MANY EVs ARE LOOKING TO PLUG IN

For the past few years, electric vehicles have flooded onto America’s roads: Tesla Model 3s, Hyundai Ioniq 5s, even the occasional electric Hummer. In 2023, automakers sold almost 1.2 million all-electric cars to U.S. consumers, accounting for over 7 percent of total new car sales and a new national record.
Written by Shannon Osaka for The Washington Post

May 14th, 2024

FUTURE ELECTRIC VEHICLES: THE EV'S YOU'LL SOON BE ABLE TO BUY

Electric cars are the future, and each year we've seen automakers add more EVs to their lineups. Everyone is working on electric vehicles, from well-established existing manufacturers to new names such as Lucid, Canoo, and Rivian. We've compiled a list of every electric vehicle, from concept to production, that isn't available yet but will be soon.
Written by Caleb Miller for Car and Driver

May 7th, 2024

CALIFORNIA JUST WENT 9.25 HOURS USING ONLY RENEWABLE ENERGY

Nearly every day for the last six weeks, California’s electric grid has run on solar, wind, and other clean energy sources for hours at a time.
Written by Adele Peters for Fast Company

April 30th, 2024

TESLA CHARGING STATIONS NOW OPEN TO ALL ELECTRIC VEHICLES IN CALIFORNIA

Tesla’s network of charging stations in California is now open to non-Tesla electric vehicles,  Gov. Gavin Newsom highlighted in a Saturday post on social media. ​​​​​​​
Written by Alec Regimbal for The SF Gate

April 23rd, 2024

NISSAN LEAF AND ARIYA TOP MOST AFFORDABLE EVS IN Q1 AS HYUNDAI, TESLA, TOYOTA CLOSE IN

Electric vehicle prices have come down significantly, with the top five most affordable EVs in Q1 all selling for under $41,000. Two Nissan EVs topped the list, while Hyundai, Tesla, and Toyota electric models rounded out the top five.​​​​​​​
Written by Peter Johnson for Electrek

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