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Hydrogen Electric Vehicles (EV’s)

Polestar confirms Precept concept to rival Model S, Lucid Air 26, September 2020 - At the Beijing auto show Saturday, Polestar announced that it plans to put the Precept concept shown earlier this year into production. The low-set grand-touring fastback electric car would likely fit into the market in the same arena as the Tesla Mode...
Canoo platform, Georgia battery plant, PHEV and EV costs: Today’s Car News 25, September 2020 - The battery maker SK Innovation this week started ramping up a massive cell plant for U.S.-made EVs. Looking at repairs and maintenance, plug-in hybrids cost less than traditional models. And Canoo has some fast fun with its bare electric-vehicle platf...
Plug-in hybrids and EVs cost less to maintain and repair, finds Consumer Reports 25, September 2020 - Electric vehicles are often sold and promoted on the basis that they’ll cost less to maintain and repair versus gasoline-powered vehicles. In a whitepaper released Thursday, the consumer advocacy organization behind Consumer Reports, informed by ...
SK Innovation’s Georgia plants will make batteries for 300,000 EVs annually 25, September 2020 - Korean firm SK Innovation estimates that a pair of factories on a common site in Commerce, Georgia, will build batteries for 300,000 electric cars annually once full capacity is reached. On Monday the company announced the first hires for the Georgia s...
Canoo shows off naked skateboard platform, in-house EV propulsion systems in action 25, September 2020 - California startup Canoo is building electric cars with a skateboard platform that contains all mechanical components within the chassis. This packaging helps free up more passenger space—Canoo estimates its first model will have the space of a l...
California ban, $25,000 Tesla, inside Lordstown electric truck: Today’s Car News 24, September 2020 - Gasoline vehicle sales will be banned in California. Lordstown Motors shows us inside its electric truck. And we cover more of the angles from Tesla Battery Day—including the possibility of a $25,000 Tesla and the 520-mile, record-breaking Plaid....
200-mph, 520-mile Tesla Model S Plaid available to order, but delayed to late 2021 24, September 2020 - Tesla on Tuesday unveiled the fastest, longest-range version of the Model S to date. Revealed by CEO Elon Musk after Tesla's annual shareholder's meeting and a "Battery Day" presentation, the Tesla Model S Plaid is available to order now, but the start...
Lordstown Motors shows electric truck interior, confirms 40,000 pre-orders 24, September 2020 - Lordstown Motors on Wednesday showed the interior of its Endurance electric pickup truck for the first time. The company also confirmed that it had received 40,000 pre-orders for the Endurance, which is scheduled to start deliveries in late summer 2021...
Musk: Battery plan will enable $25,000 Tesla due in 2023 24, September 2020 - Tesla CEO Elon Musk Tuesday suggested that the carmaker will be able to produce a “compelling” $25,000 car with fully autonomous driving capability in three years. It’s a project that, Musk explained, will be enabled by the company&rs...
Gavin Newsom: ‘We Decided to Pull the Band-Aid Off’ 24, September 2020 - Twenty months into his term, California’s governor faces a pandemic and an environmental crisis. He speaks to Kara Swisher about his plan to save the “state of resistance.”
California Plans to Ban Sales of New Gas-Powered Cars in 15 Years 23, September 2020 - The proposal would speed up the state’s efforts to fight global warming at a time when California is being battered by wildfires, heat waves and other consequences of climate change.
California will ban the sale of gasoline vehicles by 2035 23, September 2020 - California governor Gavin Newsom Wednesday morning signed an executive order that will ban the sale of new gasoline-powered cars in the state by 2035. The move, leading the way for interim policy that hasn’t yet been written, aims to improve air ...
VW ID.4 revealed, Kia Sorento Hybrid, Tesla Battery Day roundup: Today’s Car News 23, September 2020 - Tesla Battery Day outlines battery tech that could set the company up as a cell manufacturer, and global EV domination. Kia reveals a new hybrid and plug-in hybrid SUV for the U.S. Ford will be building a bunch of EVs in Canada. And Volkswagen’s ...
2021 Volkswagen ID.4: Up close and inside the electric SUV for the masses 23, September 2020 - by Brian Wong The covers have now been taken off of the 2021 Volkswagen ID.4, via a YouTube reveal held this morning. And earlier this week Green Car Reports got an up-close look inside and around the pre-production version of the electric crossover to...
2021 VW ID.4 revealed: 250-mile electric SUV starts at $41,490 23, September 2020 - Volkswagen has been teasing its mass-market electric vehicles as being “for the millions, not millionaires.” And as it’s shaping up, the VW ID.4 appears to land right where we might expect—in an affordable space where it could b...
Ford plans to build 5 electric vehicles in Canada, beginning in 2025 23, September 2020 - Ford will build five electric vehicles at a Canadian factory, as part of a deal with auto-worker union Unifor announced Tuesday, the Toronto Star reported. Subject to ratification by union members, the agreement is for a three-year national labor contr...
Tesla aims to make breakthrough cell at half the cost, could supply other automakers 23, September 2020 - Five years ago, Tesla’s collaboration with Panasonic in building its massive Nevada Gigafactory was widely seen as somewhere between an overcommitment and a full-on boondoggle. The Gigafactory has already proven to be one of the smartest decision...
Elon Musk Promises to Make a $25,000 Tesla (in 3 Years) 23, September 2020 - Tesla said it was working on advances that would lower the cost of batteries and increase their capacity to store energy.
2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid three-row SUV: 37 mpg tops Highlander Hybrid, 30-mile plug-in too 22, September 2020 - A 2021 Kia Sorento Hybrid mid-size SUV arrives later this year and a Sorento Plug-In Hybrid joins the lineup next year as a 2022 model. On Tuesday, Kia releases specs for both. Kia estimates that the Sorento Hybrid will achieve EPA results of 39 mpg ci...
Battery Day tech, free VW ID.4 charging, electric Karma: Today’s Car News 22, September 2020 - Tesla Battery Day steals the show today. Volkswagen ID.4 owners get free fast-charging for three years. And Karma has taken the Revero name off its electric version of it. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Today is Tesla Battery Day, and while ...