Ford F-150 Lightning Pro price raised again, now $12,100 higher than in 2021

2022 Ford F-150 Lightning ProThe Ford F-150 Lightning has already been given a price hike for the 2023 model year, in this case, applying only to base, fleet-oriented Lightning Pro models. The base Lightning Pro now has a $51,974 base price, along with a $1,795 destination charge, for the 2023 F-150 Lightning Pro. Ford originally priced the F-150 Lightning Pro at…
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"Off the shelf" battery pitched for niche EV makers, conversion projects

Swindown Powertrain HED 60-kwh battery packA UK-based company is launching an “off the shelf” EV battery pack aimed at conversions and niche vehicle manufacturers. Swindon Powertrain has already made an electric crate motor kit, but many have pointed out how battery packs themselves are difficult to source and configure, so the company decided to expand into that area as well. Specialist…
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Review: 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 challenges Model 3 in range, revives sedans for the aero age

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 first drive  -  South KoreaDriving range, the flexibility of over-the-air updates, and the packaging advantages of a dedicated electric vehicle platform have long been advantages of Tesla and its Model 3. The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 promises to have all that and more, in ways the Ioniq 5 crossover couldn’t quite deliver versus the Model Y. It’s the first of…
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Chevy Bolt EV sales surge, as GM Ultium EVs trickle out

2023 Chevrolet Bolt EVChevrolet Bolt EV and Bolt EUV sales surged in the third quarter, General Motors announced Monday in its quarterly update, while sales of newer EVs based on the Ultium architecture were just a trickle. The two Bolt variants set a quarterly sales record, with a combined 14,709 sales, GM said, adding that in response to robust demand it plans to…
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Georgia judge rejects tax break for Rivian electric truck plant

Rivian builds first customer example of R1T - September 2021A Georgia judge has rejected a proposed tax break for Rivian the automaker would have received as part of a deal to build a new factory in the state, the Associated Press reported Friday. Morgan County Superior Court Judge Brenda Trammell rejected what is normally a routine request by the local government to validate a bond agreement, according to…
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Review: 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV comforts the budding three-row electric class

2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUVThe 2023 Mercedes-Benz EQS SUV joins the Tesla Model X and Rivian R1S as the only practical (but impractically expensive) battery electric crossover SUVs that can seat up to seven. The latest three-row electric crossover comes from an automaker that helped launch the internal combustion engine revolution, instead of just accelerating its demise…
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Review: 2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron SUV and Sportback go for practicality more than punch

2022 Audi Q4 E-Tron first drive reviewThe 2023 Audi Q4 E-Tron gives the German luxury brand an all-electric entry in the popular compact crossover segment, making EV Audis accessible at prices of $50,000 and up. The brand’s large E-Tron SUVs and E-Tron GT sedan started at more than $70,000 and $105,000 respectively, and have sold in relatively modest numbers, so this is…
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Midwest states ally to produce hydrogen, potentially for fuel-cell semis

Toyota Project Portal 2.0 fuel cell-powered semi-trailer truckSeven Midwestern states have signed a memorandum of understanding to coordinate hydrogen production, potentially providing a fuel supply for fuel-cell semi trucks. Dubbed the Midwest Hydrogen Coalition, the group of participating states includes Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, and Wisconsin, according to a release. Under…
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2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 price hiked $1,500—before the $10,000 dealer markups

2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 gets a roughly $1,500 price hike for its sophomore model year, but that could prove insignificant next to loss of eligibility for the federal EV tax credit and persistent dealer markups. The base 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5 SE Standard Range has a $42,745 starting price with destination, while the range-topping Limited AWD…
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Tata launches a $10,000 electric car for India

Tata Tiago.evIndian automaker Tata Motors on Wednesday announced an electric car that will sell for the equivalent of $10,000 in its home market. Scheduled to start deliveries in January 2023, the Tata Tiago.ev is an electric version of the automaker’s Tiago hatchback that will start at 849,000 rupees, or $10,370 at current exchange rates, although Tata said…
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