The Toyota Prius lost a last bit of star power today

2010 Toyota PriusRemember when the Toyota Prius was truly a halo vehicle? Especially in the late aughts, the Prius met that definition in the best possible way. The humble, socially conscious image booster was popular among very, very wealthy Americans—the types who might otherwise have Porsches in the garage. From Leonardo DiCaprio and Tom Hanks to Jennifer...

Biden proposing point-of-sale incentives, affordable EVs made in America

Biden aims to make federal fleet all-electricOn Tuesday, at an event previewing the fully electric Ford F-150 Lightning, President Joe Biden will attempt to sell Americans—and lawmakers—on his proposed $174 billion of electric vehicle spending. In a new White House fact sheet released Tuesday, ahead of the Detroit appearance, the President provided a bit more detail about this...

Biden administration moves to restore California emissions authority

Lucid Air range test video  -  Richmond San Rafael BridgeThe Biden administration announced Thursday a first move aimed at restoring states’ rights to follow more stringent California vehicle emissions rules—and to set electric vehicle mandates. The first procedural step comes in the form of a proposal issued by the National Highway Traffic Administration, rescinding a series of rules issued...