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EV Motoring Scorecard

EV Motoring Scorecard

In the second quarter, total new-vehicle sales jumped by 49.5%, growing notably from the small base of Q2 2020 Pandemic Edition, but electrified vehicle growth was 201.1%, reaching beyond 375,000 combined EVs and hybrids. As we’ve said before, that’s a lot of batteries. <img loading= ... Continue reading

The Volkswagen-Owned Electrify America Plans Expansion Of Charging Network

The Volkswagen-Owned Electrify America Plans Expansion Of Charging Network

“Boost Plan” to more than double its current electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the United States and Canada by late 2025, the company reports. ... Continue reading

Aston Martin Valkyrie Declared Showstopper of the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Aston Martin Valkyrie Declared Showstopper of the 2021 Goodwood Festival of Speed

Michelin Supercar Paddock Showstopper of the Festival at FOS  · The all-electric Rimac Nevera hypercar and the bespoke Glickenhaus SCG 004S road car were runners up  · Showstopper Award judges Jodie Kidd, Frank Stephenson, Mr JWW and Mike Fernie commended the Valkyrie’s design and pursuit of function o ... Continue reading

2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited - Review by Mark Fulmer

2021 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid Limited - Review by Mark Fulmer

Under the hood of the 2021 Sonata Hybrid sits a 2.0-liter inline-4 with a 6-speed automatic, a 51-hp motor, and a 1.62-kwh lithium-ion battery for a combined system output of 192 horsepower. Power is pushed to a 6-speed automatic and a front-wheel drive. ... Continue reading

"Hold Everything! Charger Etiquette, Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

"Hold Everything! Charger Etiquette, Gotta Move My Car"; Inconvenience of Long Recharging Times Just One Cause Of Slow EV Sales

Problem is, most public charging stations now fill cars much too slowly, requiring hours — not minutes — to provide enough electricity for an extended trip. ... Continue reading

Democrats Propose $12,500 Government “Clean Energy for America” Rich People Welfare Subsidy On Every EV Selling For Under $80,000

Democrats Propose $12,500 Government “Clean Energy for America” Rich People Welfare Subsidy On Every EV Selling For Under $80,000

Reuters reported that The U.S. Senate Finance Committee advanced legislation on Wednesday that would boost electric vehicle tax credits to as much as $12,500 for EVs that are assembled by union workers in the United States. The bill would limit tax credits to vehicles with a retail price below $80,000 to qualify for th ... Continue reading

Fisker Inc. Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

Fisker Inc. Announces First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

passionate creator of the world’s most sustainable electric vehicles and advanced mobility solutions -- today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021. Q1 2021 results in-line with expectations. ... Continue reading

Fisker and Foxconn Sign Framework Agreements for Project PEAR; Confirming Manufacturing to Start in U.S. From Q4 2023

Fisker and Foxconn Sign Framework Agreements for Project PEAR; Confirming Manufacturing to Start in U.S. From Q4 2023

Breakthrough new segment vehicle to be jointly developed and sold under the Fisker brand into global markets including North America, Europe, China, and India. Manufacturing to commence first in the United States with several locations under consideration by Fisker and Foxconn. ... Continue reading

EV Owners Real Geeks, J.D. Power Finds

EV Owners Real Geeks, J.D. Power Finds

Electric vehicle (EV) owners are more than twice as likely to use the manufacturer’s mobile app than owners of a vehicle with an internal combustion engine (ICE) According to the inaugural J.D. Power U.S. OEM EV App Benchmark Study,℠ released today, 41% of EV owners say they are using their brand’s smartphone app ... Continue reading

2021 Chicago Auto Show "Special Edition" Scheduled for July 15-19

2021 Chicago Auto Show "Special Edition" Scheduled for July 15-19

May 4, 2021; Chicago Auto Show officials announced they received approval from state and city officials to host a special edition of the show July 15-19 at McCormick Place. The Chicago Auto Show will be one of the McCormick Place's first live, in-person events since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown. ... Continue reading

Biden Using Taxpayer Money To "Pick Winning Technology" And Buy Marketplace Interest In Electric Vehicles By Underwriting Charging Stations ($15 Billion), Instituting Tax Rebates ($100 Billion) and Subsidizing Electric Generation ($100 Billion)

Biden Using Taxpayer Money To "Pick Winning Technology" And Buy Marketplace Interest In Electric Vehicles By Underwriting Charging Stations ($15 Billion), Instituting Tax Rebates ($100 Billion) and Subsidizing Electric Generation ($100 Billion)

President Biden's infrastructure plans to invest $174 billion in the EV market, including a national network of 500,000 EV charging locations by 2030.1 However, 81% of respondents report that barriers remain, obstructing the path to purchase.1 ... Continue reading

Kelley Blue Book Helps Car Shoppers Navigate Electric Car Tax Credits

Kelley Blue Book Helps Car Shoppers Navigate Electric Car Tax Credits

Electric cars undoubtedly are the wave of the future, and growth in the segment is on quite an upward trajectory. According to data from Cox Automotive, electrified vehicles accounted for 7.8% of the total Q1 2021 sales, up from 4.8% in the same period last year. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

EV Motoring Tutorial From Volkswagen - Almost Everything You Wanted To Know about EVs

Almost Everything you wanted to know about EVs (but might be afraid to ask) The electric revolution will be coming soon to a street near you. In a matter of weeks, Volkswagen will reveal the production version of the ID.4 electric SUV, part of a worldwide strategy to deliver millions of electric vehicles to help combat ... Continue reading

Sales Professional Opportunity

Sales Professional Opportunity

Well its reached the point where the owners of The Auto Channel have too many balls in the air and need help doing what we are not. In the beginning 25 years or so ago Marc and I had the energy to run the company, develop new and exciting features, report from world's many auto shows, host client meetings in NY, Detroi ... Continue reading

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