Toyota’s 42-mile RAV4 plug-in hybrid is a speedster, starts at $38,100

As far as plug-in hybrids go, 42 miles on a single charge is pretty damn good. A lot of commuters could refrain from using gas for weeks or months. Put that in a popular crossover model, and you could have a hit.

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Report: BMW has a 1,006-horsepower, all-electric M5 in the works

The UK’s Car magazine reports today that BMW will introduce a pure EV version of its M5 midsize performance vehicle. If the published specs are real, then BMW will offer a 1,006-horsepower beast of a midsize electric sedan with the next generation of the car.

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Review: $1,200 UHVO dual-suspension off-road e-bike delivers a ton of value, predictable downsides

The UHVO is a dual-suspension electric mountain bike that costs just $1,199 shipped. It’s common in the industry for a dual-suspension model to be priced an additional $700 to $1,200 over the hardtail version with the same equipment. It’s kind of hard for me to fathom that this bike company EUNORAU, is able to profit from selling and shipping this bike after all the costs are considered. Someday I might find out, but for now, this is the lowest price I’ve seen for a full-sized, full-suspension e-bike.

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Podcast: Tesla price cuts, Model 3 with cheaper LFP batteries, Tesla Cybertruck, and more

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including Tesla’s new price cuts, Model 3 getting a cheaper LFP battery in China, Tesla Cybertruck update, and more. more…

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Milwaukee’s 18V electric combo kit is $379, more in today’s Green Deals

Home Depot offers the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 18V Cordless String Trimmer and Blower Kit for $379 shipped. You’d typically pay over $450 for this bundle. As summer weather approaches, now is a great time to make the switch to an all-electric setup. This bundle includes both a string trimmer and blower, which are compatible with Milwaukee’s M18 line of tools. You’ll be able to ditch the oil and gas routine for smooth sailing electric. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Head below for more deals on smart home essentials, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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