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Tesla hikes price of Model 3, Model Y by $2,000
Tesla hikes price of Model 3, Model Y by $2,000

Tesla increased the price of the Model 3 compact sedan and related Model Y compact crossover this week. The base price of each electric vehicle increases by $2,000, and that follows a $1,000 price hike in July. The Performance trims of each model also increase by $1,000. The Model 3 Standard Range...Read More»

2021 Lucid Air Dream Edition
Lucid Air outlasts Tesla with 520-mile electric range

The 2022 Lucid Air tops all electric vehicles with an EPA-rated 520-mile range, the EPA confirmed on Thursday. That's at least 100 miles more than the next longest range electric vehicle, the Tesla Model S Long Range that has an EPA-rated 405-mile range. The 2022 Lucid Air has the most range of any...Read More»

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS first drive (EQS 450+)
Mercedes-Benz expands EV portfolio with EQE, EQB

Mercedes-Benz showed off the new electric vehicles that will help it become an all-electric automaker by 2030 this week at the IAA Mobility auto show in Munich. Mercedes debuted the EQB electric SUV, EQE electric sedan, and EQG concept SUV based on the G-Class. Those vehicles will join the EQS...Read More»

Genesis GV60 prototype
From V-8 to EV in a decade: Genesis to launch only electric vehicles starting in 2025

Genesis announced on Thursday that all new Genesis vehicles launched starting in 2025 will be electric. Battery electric vehicles (BEV) and hydrogen fuel-cell electric vehicles (FCEV) will represent a two-pronged approach to getting Hyundai's luxury brand to sell only zero-emission vehicles by...Read More»

Jeep Wrangler Magneto concept
Stellantis plans plug-in Dodge, electric Jeep, all-electric Alfa Romeo models

Even Dodge is getting in on the industry charge to electric vehicles. Last week, a day before President Biden issued an Executive Order targeting 50% of all new car sales to be zero-emission vehicles by 2030, parent company Stellantis announced sweeping plans to overhaul its Jeep, Dodge, and Alfa...Read More»

2022 Nissan Leaf
Cheapest EV: 2022 Nissan Leaf price cut $4,170, could cost less than $21,000

Nissan cut the price of the 2022 Leaf electric compact car by $4,170, the automaker announced this week. With an available $7,500 federal tax credit, the 2022 Nissan Leaf could be purchased for $20,875, including a $975 destination fee. That makes it one of the most affordable new cars on the...Read More»

The open road
Automakers commit to President Biden's ambitious plan for electric vehicle adoption

President Biden today signed an Executive Order targeting half of all new vehicles sold in 2030 to be zero-emission vehicles, such as battery-electric vehicles and hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles. Seven major automakers and the United Auto Workers union released statements supporting the ambitious plan...Read More»

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
Ford’s EV strategy shows how much can change in a decade

Ford has gotten serious about its electric car strategy and, subsequently, its future. A $40,000 Ford Focus electric car was never a viable business strategy. A $40,000 Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup truck is, according to Ford’s crystal ball. “This is a key product to start our...Read More»

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