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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

Karma Automotive debuts first Club Car Current vehicles produced under contract manufacturing agreement with AYRO

Karma Automotive debuts first Club Car Current vehicles produced under contract manufacturing agreement with AYRO

These light-duty electric vehicles (EVs) fill the gap between full-sized trucks and small utility carts for low-speed logistics and cargo services in campus and urban environments. Karma and AYRO previously announced the formation of a partnership to produce vehicles under the arrangement. ... 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

Autotrader Names 10 Great Under $25k Cars for Grads in 2021

Autotrader Names 10 Great Under $25k Cars for Grads in 2021

this year's college graduates are in the market for a new vehicle as they launch into the world to forge their chosen path. Following the commemoration of the hard work they put in during the student years, young adults find themselves in need of their own car as they begin this next phase of life. ... 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 Makers Exhibiting at Auto Shanghai Offer Buyers Long Range and Luxury

EV Makers Exhibiting at Auto Shanghai Offer Buyers Long Range and Luxury

Two of China's biggest state-owned automakers unveiled models they said can travel 600 kilometers (370 miles) on one charge, or nearly double the range of global competitors. ... Continue reading

Complete List Of 2021 IIHS Safety Award Winners +VIDEO

Complete List Of 2021 IIHS Safety Award Winners +VIDEO

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety is recognizing 49 models for providing the highest level of safety — more than double the number that earned the Top Safety Pick+ award last year. Another 41 vehicles earn Top Safety Pick (without the plus), bringing the total number of 2021 award winners to 90, compared wit ... Continue reading

Details Of New Karma PHEV GS-6 Series Revealed

Details Of New Karma PHEV GS-6 Series Revealed

The next evolution of sophisticated luxury is here with the introduction of the GS-6 Series from Karma Automotive, a southern California-based producer of luxury electric vehicles. ... Continue reading

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

EV Motoring Previews, News, Reviews

Find the latest news on Electric SUV, Electric Pickup and Electric crossover models in this section. next-gen Toyota Land Cruiser Hybrid is expected to feature a 3.5-liter turbocharged hybrid engine but have a rugged ladder-frame chassis. ... Continue reading

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

Is The EV Tipping Point Near?

When will the electric vehicle market hit its tipping point? It could be as soon as in the next three or four years. All signs point to electrification in the automotive industry as more car manufacturers such as BMW, NIO, BAIC, General Motors, and Honda debut new electric vehicles in the coming years while new players ... Continue reading

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