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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

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up July 4-10, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Wrap Up July 4-10, 2021

Journalist Larry Nutson's Take On Last Weeks Important Auto News, Published Here In Readable Nuggets. ... 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

Nutson's Auto News Digest - Top Stories Week Of May 30-June 5, 2021

Nutson's Auto News Digest - Top Stories Week Of May 30-June 5, 2021

Larry Nutson, The Chicago Car Guy with able assistance from Michigan Bureau senior editor Thom Cannell, compile The Auto Channel's ... 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

Letter From Europe; Kia Telluride Lovefest; Subaru Crosstrek, Cadillac CT5 And Fleeting Comments

Letter From Europe; Kia Telluride Lovefest; Subaru Crosstrek, Cadillac CT5 And Fleeting Comments

Writing about Kia’s Telluride is an impossible task. It has had every award from all over the World. ... 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 AAA Car Guide Offers Inside Track for the Latest in Vehicle Tech

2021 AAA Car Guide Offers Inside Track for the Latest in Vehicle Tech

According to AAA, driver interest in advanced safety technology is high. ... 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

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Roundup - Week Ending April 24, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Roundup - Week Ending April 24, 2021

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 digest news nuggets. ... 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

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Review - April 11-17, 2021

Nutson's Weekly Auto News Review - April 11-17, 2021

The past week's important, relevant, semi-secret, or snappy automotive news, opinions and insider back stories presented as expertly crafted easy to digest news nuggets. ... Continue reading

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