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New EV Tax Credits Explained Clearly By Larry Nutson

New EV Tax Credits Explained Clearly By Larry Nutson

The Schumer-Manchin Bill with revamped EV tax credit passed the Senate and was sent to the House of Representatives who passed the billing party lines. Now it's off to the President for signing. ... Continue reading

Hot Topics From CARla At CAR

Hot Topics From CARla At CAR

The Senate's passing of the Inflation Reduction Act was a significant item in the news this week, with the proposed EV tax credits being a focus for the auto industry. There were also some interesting developments in the sustainability space as efforts continue on various fronts. ... 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

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

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

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

2023-1994 Expert Car and Truck Reviews, Pricing, Drivetrain Options and Official MPG Data

2023-1994 Expert Car and Truck Reviews, Pricing, Drivetrain Options and Official MPG Data

Expert Car and Truck Reviews 1993-2023, No Emails Scammed Or Sold, Used Car Specs, Crash tests, Service Bulletins, Recalls, MPG, and Other Purchase Consideration Decision Making Research and Road Tests ... Continue reading

U.S. News Announces the 2022 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars

U.S. News Announces the 2022 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars

Toyota wins the most awards of any brand. WASHINGTON, April 22, 2022 -- U.S. News & World Report, a nationally recognized publisher of consumer advice and information, today announced the 2022 Best Hybrid and Electric Cars. ... Continue reading

Biden Using Your Money to Insure Radical Dem's Electric Mobility Monopoly

Biden Using Your Money to Insure Radical Dem's Electric Mobility Monopoly

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

Complete List Of IIHS 2022 Models Awarded Top Safety Picks +VIDEO

Complete List Of IIHS 2022 Models Awarded Top Safety Picks +VIDEO

Sixty-five vehicles qualify for the 2022 Top Safety Pick+ award, and another 36 earn the Top Safety Pick designation. February 24, 2022 The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 65 models with the 2022 Top Safety Pick+ award, as improved headlight offerings boost more vehicles into the top tier. ... Continue reading

"American" Auto Brands Play No Part In Consumer Reports Top 10 Brand Rankings

"American" Auto Brands Play No Part In Consumer Reports Top 10 Brand Rankings

Domestic brands failed to break the top 10 in Consumer Reports’ 2022 Brand Report Card. The Detroit Free Press reports that Subaru took the top spot, followed by Mazda, BMW, Honda, Lexus, Audi, Porsche, Mini, Toyota, and Infiniti. ... Continue reading

AIADA Reports Eighty Percent of New Car Buyers Paid Over MSRP in January

AIADA Reports Eighty Percent of New Car Buyers Paid Over MSRP in January

The AIADA online reported that Edmunds said that a staggering 82.2 percent of new cars sold in January went for more than MSRP, which is a new record. The average new-car buyer in January spent $728 more than MSRP on their purchase, but that average varied widely by brand. ... Continue reading

Plug-In and Gas Hybrids Top GreenerCars’ 2022 Ratings as Automakers Shift to Larger EVs

Plug-In and Gas Hybrids Top GreenerCars’ 2022 Ratings as Automakers Shift to Larger EVs

Washington, DC February 15, 2022; All-electric vehicles (EVs) now account for fewer of the dozen greenest cars available, partly because of a shift toward larger and heavier EVs that are less environmentally friendly, according to this year’s GreenerCars ratings, released today by the American Council for an Energy-E ... Continue reading

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