Only available in the US beginning in Q2 of 2021, the hot-selling Jeep Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) was apparently the top-selling PHEV in the US last year. I say apparently as a PR person with Stellantis, the parent company of Jeep, stated the following to me in a January 18 email: I […]
Assembling estimates from a low of 301,998 to a high of 360,199. That difference in estimated sales amounts to a wide swath of 58,201 or 16% of the high-end estimate. The average across the fie sources is 326,014.
When the Ford F-150 Lightning BEV reaches dealers in the spring or summer of 2022, it will wear the mantle as the most important electric vehicle introduced to date in America. Wait, you might be thinking to yourself, what about the Tesla Model S which single-handedly changed the image of EVs from glorified golf carts […]
Another week with automakers sharing plans to either curtail development of internal combustion engines or share their EV sales goals, in this case German luxury OEMs, Audi and BMW. We see images of the upcoming BMW i4 BEV, Jeep Wrangler Magneto BEV concept, Rivian announces their new charging networks, and much, much, more.
While EVs from the legacy automakers as of yet don’t match the range and performance of those from Tesla, those and other advantages from Tesla are simply not as important to huge segments of car buyers. Following are a few steps legacy automakers and dealers (that are actually trying to sell EVs) need to do to help counter the Tesla narrative that has created various expectations by consumers when considering an EV.
Another crazy week in the world of EVs, with lots of announcements on the automaker and battery front. The reveals of the Canoo pickup and Kia EV6 have heads turning and yet another automaker, BMW-owned Mini this time announced plans that it would only produce battery-electric vehicles from 2030. And EV straggler Honda shed a bit more light on its upcoming EVs built on GM’s Ultium battery and powertrain platform.
GM has promised “30 new EVs by 2025” – what does this mean for the US EV market? Actually, not a whole lot.
Half a year after Elon Musk said, in July 2020, that Tesla would not launch an under-250-mile-range Model Y Standard Range, the company did just that, rolling out the cheaper Model Y on its website on Thursday, January 6 2021.
Tesla’s electric vehicle sale share in the US will drop to 21% in 2030 from the near 67% in 2020.
Interview with Derek Jenkins, VP of Design at Lucid Motors on the eve of the Lucid Air reveal discussing his approach to design and building the Lucid brand.