Cadillac Lyriq electric car to surprisingly start at less than $60,000

After unveiling the Cadillac Lyriq, GM’s first next-gen electric vehicle, last week, the automaker has now confirmed that the electric SUV is going to start at less than $60,000.

That’s a surprisingly low price for the premium SUV.

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Kasa Edison-style Smart LED Light Bulb $15 + more Green Deals

Amazon offers the TP-Link Kasa Edison-style Smart LED Light Bulb for $14.99 Prime shipped. That’s down 20% from the regular going rate and a match of our previous mention. Notable features here include compatibility with Google Assistant and Alexa. You’ll receive an Edison-style LED bulb, which functions without a hub, and allows users to illuminate their space with various hues. Full app control also makes it easy to change up settings if your voice assistant isn’t handy. Rated 4.5/5 stars.

Head below for more deals on Wemo Smart Light Switches, and of course Electrek’s best EV buying and leasing deals.

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Free app provides safer micromobility-specific GPS navigation for e-bikes and scooters

As someone who travels almost entirely by two-wheeled electric vehicles, I’ve found that major GPS navigation apps can sometimes be just as precarious as they are helpful. Usually intended for cars, most GPS navigation apps can occasionally send us micromobility users onto unfriendly streets. But now ScootRoute is solving that problem with a highly customizable navigation app designed specifically to help riders of e-bikes, e-scooters, and other micromobility devices stick to safer roads.

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Why isn’t US commercial solar’s massive potential being tapped?

Research and consultancy group Wood Mackenzie is forecasting a 32% drop in commercial solar installations in 2020. Yet the potential to use commercial buildings, such as businesses, schools, and government facilities, to host solar panels is huge. So why is the US missing such an opportunity?

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Hyperion XP-1 hydrogen fuel-cell supercar touts 1,000-mile range, 221-mph top speed

Hyperion XP-1What has a claimed top speed of 221 mph, 0-60 mph acceleration faster than 2.2 seconds, a range of up to 1,016 miles, no tailpipe emissions, and could only be practically run in one state at present? The answer is the Hyperion XP-1, an exclusive hydrogen fuel-cell supercar that “was partially designed to function as an educational tool for…
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