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Which affordable electric vehicle earned top safety recognition? What issue is splitting automakers’ support of a proposed EV tax credit expansion? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending September 24, 2021. With both Rivian and Lucid recently given EPA range figures—and Lucid ousting Tesla
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General Motors outlined what will help give its upcoming Ultium motors and drive systems efficiency and performance. Lotus shows off its upcoming lightweight EV platform. And Ford is thinking big about battery recycling. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Ford is partnering with Tesla co-founder JB Straubel’s Redwood Materials for battery recycling. It
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General Motors on Tuesday revealed more about the motors and propulsion systems that will power a generation of Ultium-based electric vehicles.  Motor design and efficiency is an unsung hero in the drive for pushing EV range higher without having to upsize the battery—and the demand on charging infrastructure—so GM’s in-house-developed solutions could potentially help make
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Battery replacement is in sight for 2017-2019 Chevy Bolt EV owners. Rivian details what membership means. VW’s first mass-market EV aces the safety tests. And Tesla’s Full Self-Driving is being questioned once again. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  GM announced Monday that LG battery production is again underway, with the understanding of
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Chevy Bolt EV owners are cautioned about parking. Ford gets ready for the F-150 Lightning electric pickup. And does Tesla’s steering yoke do all that a steering wheel can do? One consumer giant isn’t convinced. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Ford reported on Thursday that it’s already made F-150 Lightning electric pickups—pre-production
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The Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup isn’t due until spring 2022, but Ford on Thursday confirmed that the first pre-production examples of the Lightning are already being built at the factory that will make consumer-bound versions next year.  The pre-production F-150 Lightning trucks will be used for real-world testing, Ford says. It’s not unusual for
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BMW envisions the compact EV around a circular economy. Hyundai teases its large electric SUV. And with a pop-up rooftop tent, you can skip the fretting about towing with your plug-in vehicle. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  We tested a plug-in hybrid favorite, the 2021 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV, equipped with a Roofnest
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Mercedes-Benz confirms more details for the upcoming GLB EV. Volkswagen thinks small, affordable, and electric. Toyota invests in batteries and EVs. And which states have the most EV registrations? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.  Toyota made some major announcements regarding EVs and batteries on Tuesday. It plans to spend $13.5 billion on
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Different priorities will apply to the sedans of the future, especially fully electric sedans built without provision for engines and equipped with advanced autonomous driving modes.  Audi revealed its Grandsphere concept Thursday ahead of its official bow next week at the Munich auto show, and it shows how the brand is designing future dedicated electric-cars
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