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February 13, 2023
Ford to Build $3.5B EV Battery Plant in Michigan
By Associated Press
The plant will provide ‘generational opportunities’ for west Michigan and ‘make sure that production lines aren’t stalled by global shocks or shipping delays,’ said Gov. Gretchen Whitmer.
The factory near the city of Marshall would produce batteries with a lithium-iron-phosphate chemistry, which is cheaper than the current nickel-cobalt-manganese chemistry now used in many EV batteries.
Toyota’s Hydrogen Combustion Engine
the potential to make electric vehicles obsolete
By Richard Sachek — TOPSPEED
Toyota is taking a diversified approach to achieve carbon neutrality and it could be a winning formula for the Japanese automaker
The First All-Electric Commercial Airplane
hits the skies in the first test flight
By Tom Hale — IFLScience
Might commercial electric air flights finally have their time to shine?
Dubbed Alice, the plane is the brainchild of the Washington-based aerial engineering company Eviation. Powered by two magni650 electric propulsion units, it can reach a top speed of 481 kilometers per hour (298 miles per hour) without producing any carbon emissions. Since there are no jet engines or fossil fuels, it’s also way quieter and cheaper to fly than a conventional aircraft.
Electric Cars Are the Future
Bentley exp 100 gt
2024 Electrified Corvette E-Ray
By Peter Johnson — electrik
An electrified Corvette E-Ray was briefly revealed last night before Chevrolet took down the website. However, screenshots taken before give us a good idea of what we can expect.
The VISION ATVR
inspired by the future
By Mercedes-Benz USA
The name of the groundbreaking concept vehicle stands not only for the close collaboration in developing the show car together with the AVATAR team but also for ADVANCED VEHICLE TRANSFORMATION. This concept vehicle embodies the vision of Mercedes-Benz designers, engineers and trend researchers for mobility in the distant future.
Mercedes EQS Electric Luxury SUV
fascinating, futuristic and refreshingly familiar
By Mercedes-Benz USA
Its range of talents is as impressive as its driving range. Ultramodern tech delivers earth-friendly and family-friendly benefits. It’s an electric SUV like no other.
A Heart-Pounding Supercar
Czinger Aims to Upend How Cars Are Built
By Tamara Warren — The New York Times
Czinger 21C — made with 3-D printers!
“If he’s successful,” an analyst said, “it will be an earthquake for the industry.”
The Czinger 21C is a decadent supercar designed to get car enthusiasts aflutter on social media. It has serpentine curves, cranks out a record-breaking lap time — and will sell for $2 million. Credit…
The New All-Electric Blazer EV
DeLorean New Electric Car
By Rachael Treisman — NPR
The DeLorean Motor Company Alpha5 concept car is set to premiere at the prestigious California car show Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance in mid-August, with limited production set to begin in 2024.
Luxury Electric Cars
By Lucid Motors
Driving the Lucid Air
from LA to San Francisco, here’s how it went
By Scooter Doll — electrek.com
Lucid Motors lent me its latest EV, and we were off in search of coastal views.
What to Know Before Purchasing an Electric Vehicle
By the Editors of Cars.com
So, you’ve decided it’s time to buy an electric vehicle. There are more electric cars than ever, with 30-plus unique models on sale in the first quarter of 2022 and more coming soon. Compared with a gas-powered car, you’ll have to consider how far you can travel before needing to recharge (range), as well as how to “refuel” an EV, including possible home improvements to support EV charging, how long it takes to charge and where to charge publicly. Not all EVs are created equal in their charging capabilities.
Ten New Hybrid and Electric Cars and Concepts for 2022
Car design steps closer to total electrification, as seen in our pick of ten new debuts
By Margaret Howell
The new normal is a world without the expensive fanfare of a regular calendar of international motor shows, making car launches a more frequent and inevitably online kind of affair.
Best Electric Cars of 2022 and 2023
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2022 – Skoda Enyaq
the best value electric car
Find out why the Skoda Enyaq is the 2022 winner of the Best Value Electric Car
Along with range anxiety the cost of buying an electric car is often presented as a major barrier for making the switch, so while the headlines go to premium models with supercar performance the Best Value Electric Car award is arguably one of the more important ones.
Lightyear 0 Solar-Assisted Car
going into production this year
By Tommy O’Callaghan — CNN
Hot, New Electric Cars Coming Soon
Automakers are offering new models in all shapes and sizes
By Consumer Reports
The coronavirus pandemic has slowed auto development and production, but manufacturers’ plans to introduce electric vehicles (EVs) continue unabated. In fact, dozens of pure electric models are set to debut by the end of 2024.
Chrysler Pacifica Hybrid Minivan
Our system detects when it’s best to use electric or gas and seamlessly switches between the two separate driving modes. So, you can relieve your range anxiety and enjoy an efficient and impressive 520-mile total range.
Best Electric Cars 2022
and the ones to avoid
By What Car?
With the electric car market BOOMING, do you have your eye on an EV? Watch to find out the top 10 best fully electric cars on sale right now.
The Most Affordable Electric Vehicles
By Kori Williams — Greenmatters
With cars like the Tesla getting more mainstream popularity (thanks in part to Elon Musk himself), more people are looking into getting electric vehicles of their very own. Not only are these options more environmentally-friendly than their gas-fueled counterparts, but they can even be less expensive to own overall so you save money in the long run.
Electric Cars with the Longest Range
Here are the 25 best EVs to ease your range anxiety
By John Beltz Snyder — Autoblog
Electric vehicles are becoming more popular, and new models are launching at an increasing tempo. Despite this new generation of electric cars, trucks and SUVs offering more range and faster charging than ever before, range anxiety is still alive and well, especially with charging infrastructure still lagging behind what it should be, with Tesla’s robust Supercharging network being the exception. So while you might be buying an EV to be greener, many customers still put driving range ahead of overall efficiency.
New Electric Vehicle Energy Source: Gravity
By Tom Metcalfe — NBC News
A series of projects use loaded trains or trucks to generate energy while going downhill, making the vehicles particularly eco-friendly.
New Lithium-Sulfur Battery
An accidental discovery could change the world
By William Lockett — Freethink
A lucky discovery could revolutionize the battery and change how we power our world. This time it is set not only to revolutionise the way we live, but potentially save our planet from looming climate change by unlocking an elusive technology: lithium-sulfur batteries.
Hyundai to Invest $5.5 Billion
to Build EVs and Batteries in Georgia
By Michael Wayland — CNBC
- Hyundai Motor on Friday confirmed plans to spend $5.54 billion to build its first dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
- The operations are expected to open during the first half of 2025, with an annual production capacity of 300,000 vehicles.
- The investment is the latest example of a global automaker seeking to establish new supply chains and production facilities in the U.S. to produce electric vehicles.
All Electric 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV
34 Future Electric Cars
By Will Sabel Courtney — Gear Patrol
The next few years will be packed with new EVs. These are the ones that have us jazzed the most.
The era of electric cars isn’t coming; it’s already here. Though they still make up a small portion of the new car market, EVs are where the action is when it comes to the exciting realms of vehicular development. No longer are they battery-powered compliance cars or subcompact shuttles for the crunchy granola set; today’s electric vehicles come in a broad range of sizes, shapes and prices.
Ford Motor Co. — Major Midwest Expansion
New Mustang, Ranger and Commercial EV
By Andrew J. Hawkins — The Verge
Ford Motor Company will invest $3.7 billion in Michigan, Ohio, and Missouri!
Ford didn’t disclose what type of new electric commercial vehicle it has planned, except to say it will be assembled at its factory in Ohio and will make its debut “mid-decade.” The automaker recently launched production of its hotly anticipated F-150 Lightning electric truck and E-Transit commercial van.
Honda’s New $4.4 Billion EV Battery Plant
will be built in Ohio
By Michael Wayland — NBC
- Honda Motor and LG Energy Solution on Tuesday said a new multibillion-dollar plant to produce batteries for electric vehicles will be located in Ohio.
- The battery plant is expected to cost $3.5 billion, with overall investment by the unnamed joint venture eventually reaching $4.4 billion, the companies said.
- Construction of the new facility is expected to begin in early 2023, followed by mass production of lithium-ion batteries by the end of 2025.
What’s in the Frunk?
a frunkin cookout ford
By Ford Motor Company
A kitchen on the road isn’t new, but one powered entirely from the #F150Lightning #FordFrunk is a first of firsts.
Bentley’s First EV
the high-riding saloon in 2025
Bentley has begun conceptual work on a new high-riding saloon that it’s preparing to launch as its first fully electric car. The radical model will further the firm’s ambition to establish itself as the most environmentally and sustainably led premium luxury car maker in the world.
ALL-WHEEL DRIVE & REAR-WHEEL DRIVE
Order your all-electric LYRIQ Rear-Wheel Drive or All-Wheel Drive.
INITIAL DELIVERIES EXPECTED SPRING 2023
PORSCHE TAYCAN TURBO S
750 hp/560 kw
The new Taycan GTS and Taycan GTS Sport Turismo charge the Porsche electric driving experience with even more intense emotion.
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