Used Teslas sell very fast compared to other models, data confirms

2020 Tesla Model 3As overall demand for used cars slows due to the coronavirus pandemic, used Teslas are selling faster than other electric cars. According to new analysis from iSeeCars.com, the Tesla Model 3, Model X, and Model S were the top three fastest-selling electric cars, while the Model 3 was the fastest-selling used car overall—including both…
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2023 Cadillac Lyriq revealed: 300-mile crossover starts brand’s move to mostly EV

Cadillac Lyriq conceptGeneral Motors’ Cadillac luxury brand revealed its Lyriq electric crossover Thursday. The Lyriq will be the first of many EV models—many of them ending in -iq, pronounced “ick,” not “eek”—slated to transform Cadillac by the end of the decade to a primarily all-electric brand. And it could be a significant…
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2021 Audi E-Tron lower price, bigger brains for EV dynamics, Mercedes and CATL: Today’s Car News

2020 Ram 1500Audi is connecting everything in future EVs with a central computer. CATL cells will power Mercedes-Benz’s electric flagship. And the 2021 Audi E-Tron gets a price. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Audi plans to put a vastly upgraded central chassis computer in charge of coordinating everything from regenerative braking to…
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2021 Audi E-Tron SUV gets $9,000 lower base price, plus more range

2021 Audi E-TronThe 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV gets an $8,900 lower base price and an 18-mile range increase for the new model year. The $66,995 base price (including a mandatory $1,095 destination charge) isn’t a price cut. It reflects the lower-tier Premium trim level Audi previously said was on the way. A Convenience Plus Package for the Premium trim level…
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2021 Audi E-Tron SUV gets $8,900 lower base price, plus more range

2021 Audi E-TronThe 2021 Audi E-Tron electric SUV gets an $8,900 lower base price and an 18-mile range increase for the new model year. The $66,995 base price (including a mandatory $1,095 destination charge) isn’t a price cut. It reflects the lower-tier Premium trim level Audi previously said was on the way. A Convenience Plus Package for the Premium trim level…
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In future Audi EVs, one big brain will manage all the physics

Audi E-Tron S SportbackAudi on Thursday provided an early glimpse of some of the technology that might give upcoming premium electric vehicles from the brand—beyond the current E-Tron SUV and Sportback—an edge in terms of comfort, performance, and perhaps efficiency. Just as well-timed power delivery and torque distribution can help a vehicle corner better…
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Musk: Larger Cybertruck will be "North American ass-kicker," smaller Cybertruck highly likely

Tesla Cybertruck prototype  -  Nov. 2019Shortly after confirming plans for a Texas factory to build the Tesla Cybertruck, CEO Elon Musk defended the electric pickup truck’s unusual design, and hinted that a smaller version may be on the way. In an interview with Automotive News last week, Musk said the Cybertruck, wasn’t designed with any input from truck buyers. Tesla simply set out to…
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AAA electric-car subscription venture: $11 per day, only in Sacramento

Electrify America and AAA subscription serviceAAA and Electrify America have partnered on an electric-car subscription venture in California. Under the program, AAA Car Subscription now has 55 2018 Volkswagen e-Golf hatchbacks available for long-term rental in Sacramento, the two companies announced via press release Tuesday. This serves as a demonstration project funded through Electrify…
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Report: Kia Soul EV not returning to US market

2021 Kia Soul EV first driveThe second-generation Kia Soul EV will not be sold in the United States after all, CNET reported last week. Unveiled at the 2018 Los Angeles Auto Show, the Soul EV was due to arrive in spring 2019 as a 2020 model. It even got a 243-mile EPA range rating. That was a major improvement over the first-generation Soul EV, which had a 111-mile range and…
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GM invests in potential future rival electric truck maker Lordstown Motors, as it seeks IPO

Lordstown EnduranceAs it continues to develop its own electric pickup trucks, General Motors will invest in Lordstown Motors, which plans to build electric trucks at a former GM factory in Ohio. Lordstown announced a $75 million investment from GM Monday, along with plans for an initial public offering (IPO). The company, which bought GM’s factory in its namesake…
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