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Ford Celebrates Record Sales by Doubling F150 Lightning Incentives

On the back of a record sales month for Ford’s electric truck, up 113% MOM in November, the Blue Oval wants to end 2023 on a high with additional F150 Lightning incentives. Matching the potential federal tax credit with another $7,500 in Retail Customer Cash on certain Lightning trims demonstrates how hard Ford is pushing […]

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Tesla Cybertruck Pricing and Specs Unveiled

Tesla Cybertruck on display in a showroom

The long wait is over and now we know the details: Tesla Cybertruck pricing will begin at $61,400 and reach close to six figures in its top trim. Performance is impressive at 2.6 seconds to 60 mph but it comes at a premium of $20,000 over the AWD model, which offers a perfectly acceptable 0-60 […]

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Rivian Lease Deals Announced for R1T Electric Truck

Three Rivians Parked in Front of Charger

The rollout of Rivian lease deals marks another step on the road to profitability for the automaker but also emphasize the headwinds facing EV sales. Buyers are hesitant to commit to an expensive vehicle with high upfront costs, in a segment where the underlying technology gets better every year. Leasing offers a way for these […]

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Volvo EV Prices Range From Affordable to Eye-Watering

Volvo EX30 and Volvo EM90 EV pricing compared

Although only available in China at launch, the ultra-lux EM90 minivan embodies the upper end of Volvo EV prices. With the US market eagerly awaiting the first deliveries of Volvo’s much more affordable EX30 compact EV, the breadth of the Swedish automaker’s global electrification goals are on display for all to see.   – Steve Birkett, […]

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Driving Tesla Demand in Q4? Elon Turns to Google

Model Y Google Ads to Drive Tesla Demand - November 2023

For years, the common refrain from fans was “Tesla doesn’t do advertising”. As competition heats up and economic conditions squeeze car buyers, Elon and co. are finally leaning into more established channels like Google Ads to stoke Tesla demand in the fourth quarter of 2023. – Steve Birkett, Senior EV Editor November 10th, 2023 –Tesla […]

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No, the 2025 Ramcharger Doesn’t Have “Unlimited Battery Electric Range”

2025 Ram 1500 Ramcharger

While the promise of the 2025 Ramcharger makes a lot of sense in the context of electrified trucks trying to deliver acceptable range, its promotional language is intentionally misleading. Like Toyota’s “self-charging hybrid” before it, Stellantis’ claim of “unlimited battery electric range” stretches the truth to breaking point and will only confuse truck buyers. – […]

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Tesla’s Falling US Market Share Remains 10x Greater Than Rivals

Tesla store delivery - line of Tesla Model S, Model X, Model 3, and Model Y

As an increasing number of models are released to compete with the ever-popular Model 3 and Model Y, it was always inevitable that the Tesla US EV market share would decline, as it has in Europe. Nonetheless, as a result of consistent price cuts, renewed incentives, and its reliable Supercharger network, Tesla’s share of the […]

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Big IRS Change Means Cheaper Electric Cars: Here’s What You Need to Know

Kia Electric Vehicles - Kia EV6 and Kia NIro EV displayed

Moving to point-of-sale incentives is a huge win for buyers considering an EV. Everyone in the auto sector knows that the tax credit in its current form mostly benefits more affluent buyers. From 2024, the $7,500 off a new EV purchase and $4,000 off a used EV will be applied for any qualifying model as […]

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Chevy Equinox EV Pricing & Where GM Failed to Deliver

Chevy Equinox EV Pricing Announcement by General Motors

While the final Chevy Equinox EV pricing won’t surprise anyone who has been watching the sector closely, General Motors will disappoint new EV buyers who were hoping for more affordable options. As the Chevy Bolt EV goes on hiatus in 2024 and the base trim Equinox EV is unlikely to arrive at volume until well […]

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Hyundai & Tesla Unveil Major Magic Dock Supercharger Enhancements!

Hyundai IONIQ 5 charges at a Tesla Supercharger with Magic Dock in Brewster, NY

The Supercharger experience just got significantly better for owners of EGMP EVs on  Hyundai’ Groups 800 volt platform. Where before models including the Kia EV6, Genesis GV60, and Hyundai’s IONIQ 5/6 would have been capped at 42kW and hours of charging, Magic Dock Superchargers will now deliver 97kW, cutting charge times in half. – Steve […]

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