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Democrats Determine EV Winners and Losers With Welfare For The Rich

Democrats Determine EV Winners and Losers With Welfare For The Rich

The Senate passed the Inflation Reduction Act over the weekend which covered the electric vehicle tax credit as part of the nearly $400B over 10 years in funding for climate and energy related programs. The $7,500 electric vehicle tax credit will be renewed in January of 2023 and last until the end of 2032. ... Continue reading

U.S. Congress Office Sees Few Tax Breaks for EVs Under Democratic Plan

U.S. Congress Office Sees Few Tax Breaks for EVs Under Democratic Plan

Washington DC August 4, 2022; The AIADA reported that a proposal by U.S. Senate Democrats to put income, price and domestic content conditions on electric vehicle tax breaks could initially sharply curtail the number of EVs that qualify, the Congressional Budget Office said on Wednesday. The CBO estimate said the elect ... Continue reading

2023 BMW i4 eDrive35 Preview

2023 BMW i4 eDrive35 Preview

BMW says they are continuing to deliver on the promise to provide engaging and innovative electromobility solutions with the latest addition to the fully-electric BMW i4 range, the new BMW i4 eDrive35. The BMW i4 eDrive35 joins the successful BMW i4 eDrive40 and BMW i4 M50 and makes purely electric BMW performance more ... Continue reading

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary (Official) August 1, 2022

NHTSA Car and Truck Recall Summary (Official) August 1, 2022

The following may apply to one or more of your vehicles if your vehicle is listed below. Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

MINI Commemorates Paddy Hopkirk Graduation

MINI Commemorates Paddy Hopkirk Graduation

The world of motorsport is in mourning. MINI commemorates Paddy Hopkirk, one of the great sportsmen. ... Continue reading

Electric Drive Newsletter July 26, 2022

Electric Drive Newsletter July 26, 2022

July 26, 2022 Postal Service increases EV commitment to 40% of new delivery trucks Detroit News In a Twist, Old Coal Plants Help Deliver Renewable Power. Here’s How. ... Continue reading

NHTSA CAR, TRUCK, RV, BUS, MOTORCYCLE AND TRAILER RECALLS - Official Weekly Summary July 25, 2022

NHTSA CAR, TRUCK, RV, BUS, MOTORCYCLE AND TRAILER RECALLS - Official Weekly Summary July 25, 2022

Click on the NHTSA Recall ID Number below to read more about the safety issue and the reason for the recall.To find out if your specific passenger vehicle is included in the recall, use our VIN Look-up Tool. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring - Electric Vehicle Technology Overview

EV Motoring - Electric Vehicle Technology Overview

But how, exactly, do electric vehicles work and what are their advantages?Let's start by considering the legacy vehicle technology: the internal combustion engine, or ICE. ... Continue reading

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Toyota President Akio Toyoda Said "Motorist Choice Is The Future, The enemy is carbon, not internal combustion engines"; Motorist-Choice Has Been The TACH Position For 25 Years!

Okayama Japan November 13, 2021; Bloomberg reported that Akio Toyoda, the president of the world’s biggest car manufacturing Toyota, spent the weekend swerving around a racetrack in western Japan in a Corolla. But it’s no ordinary version of the bestselling car. ... Continue reading

APEAL AWARDS: Economy/Range Satisfaction Gap Closes Between Gas-Powered Vehicles and Electric Vehicles Thanks to High Gas Prices

APEAL AWARDS: Economy/Range Satisfaction Gap Closes Between Gas-Powered Vehicles and Electric Vehicles Thanks to High Gas Prices

J.D. Power 2022 U.S. Automotive Performance, Execution and Layout (APEAL) Study,SM released today. The gap between economy/range is only 7 points (on a 1,000-point scale). The drop in satisfaction with economy/range also has contributed to a one-point decline in overall new-vehicle satisfaction, the first decline since ... Continue reading

ALCANTARA BECOMES A GERMAN CAR OF THE YEAR PROGRAM PARTNER

ALCANTARA BECOMES A GERMAN CAR OF THE YEAR PROGRAM PARTNER

Also Unveils Projects with Lamborghini and Czinger Vehicles MILAN, July 20, 2022 -- Alcantara S.p.A. recently became an official partner of the German Car of the Year program and has unveiled interior-design projects with Lamborghini and Czinger Vehicles. The 2022 German Car of the Year (GCOTY) award program kicked off ... Continue reading

Curb side, on-street EV charging comes to Chicago.

Curb side, on-street EV charging comes to Chicago.

Urban dwellers are good candidates to purchase or lease an all-electric vehicle, that is, a battery-electric vehicle or BEV. Why? They don’t typically drive many miles in their daily personal routine. ... Continue reading

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up July 10 - July 16, 2022

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap-up July 10 - July 16, 2022

Below are the past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy-to-understand automotive universe news nuggets" ... Continue reading

BMW 'splains

BMW 'splains

In response to recent media reports, BMW of North America would like to clarify how BMW’s Functions on Demand strategy will be implemented in the U.S. market. Woodcliff Lake, NJ – July 14, 2022… As premium vehicle purchasers, BMW customers in the USA demand a high level of equipment in their vehicles. ... Continue reading

Car Maker PR Release Freebies Generate The Brand Impact Of Paid-For Advertising - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Manufacturers Paying For What They Get

Car Maker PR Release Freebies Generate The Brand Impact Of Paid-For Advertising - It's Time For R.E.S.P.E.C.T. and Manufacturers Paying For What They Get

When comparing the public relations budget to the marketing budget the PR budget is not "chump change", but Foresight Research calls it a marketing "best buy" Foresight Research has been measuring marketing communications for much more than a decade. Of all the communications channel levers that an auto manufacturer ca ... Continue reading

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