This past week not only had the usual automaker electrification declarations and teases of EVs to come such as the Kia EV6 and Lexus LF-Z concept EV, but we had a huge April Fools’ joke from Volkswagen. In addition DHL adds to its electric delivery van fleet in the US, Jeep announces plans for a Level 2 charging network and solid article was published about the current poor experience facing EV drivers at the various EV charging networks.
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.
This past week was a whirlwind of EV news and developments from FedEx’s plans to electrify its fleet by 2040, VW saying it expects 50% of its US sales to be from EVs, to GM’s likely plans to build a second battery factory with LG Chem, and much more …
This past week was certainly quite a whirlwind of EV news and developments from Volvo’s plans to end production of ICE vehicles by 2030, yet another proposal to reform the federal EV tax credit, chip shortages, Washington state’s plans to ban ICE vehicles by 2030, Lucid Air delay, Fisker to partner with Foxconn, and much, much more.
This past week was perhaps one of the least newsworthy weeks in terms of big EV news – that is until Monday with the Lucid Motors and Xos Trucks SPAC deals were announced. Following are a number of EV-related developments of interest. Automaker/EV Models Ford Europe EV Plans – Ford committed that by mid-2026, 100 percent […]