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How Many EVs Are Registered In Your State? You May Be Surprised

Credit: insideevs.com Data from the US Department of Energy show that California has 42% of the EVs currently registered in the country. There’s no doubt that the electric vehicle is becoming increasingly more popular in the United States, and the sales numbers don’t lie. In the first half of 2021 alone, EV sales have more […]

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Tesla Keeps Raising Prices for U.S. But Not China

Credits: www.thetruthaboutcars.com This year has already seen price increases across the board, thanks largely to the supply crisis created in the wake of our response to the pandemic. As it turns out, shutting down the global economy wasn’t ideal for maintaining business as usual and nobody in charge seems all that interested in returning things […]

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US distances itself from Australian Dodge Charger police cars

Credits: www.caradvice.com.au The head office for Dodge says a proposal by a private importer to convert police cars to right-hand-drive in Australia does not have US factory backing, warranty, or support – and won’t vouch for the safety of the finished product.   A radical plan to use Dodge Charger police cars from the USA to […]

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The Electric F-150 and the Lifestyle-Truck Virus

Credits: usa.streetsblog.org Would subsidizing the purchase of new pickup trucks enhance or diminish the welfare of our communities? If you think putting more trucks on the road is a bad idea, your position is at odds with parts of federal government policy. Starting next year, Ford will be selling an electric variant of America’s most-popular vehicle, the […]

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General Motors (GM) Slashes Truck Production Amid Chip Dearth

Credits: finance.yahoo.com General Motors GM recently announced the decision to abort the production of most of its full-size pickup trucks in North America amid the ongoing global semiconductor supply crisis plaguing vehicle production. The auto giant noted that its Flint Assembly plant in Michigan that develops the Chevrolet Silverado HD and GMC Sierra HD pickups will […]

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GM confirms third electric pickup truck ahead of Hummer production

Credits: www.cnbc.com GM on Monday confirmed it will offer an electric GMC full-size pickup truck, its third such vehicle under a $35 billion investment in EVs and autonomous vehicles. It follows the GMC Hummer EV, which is expected to begin deliveries later this year, and confirmation in April of an electric Chevrolet Silverado. Automakers are […]

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Volvo partners with all-female group on custom PV544 for SEMA – engine from S60 Polestar Engineered

Credits: paultan.org The Volvo PV544 may not be the most recognisable of Gothenburg’s models, overshadowed by its Amazon and P1800 contemporaries as well as the boxier later models. But the ’60s fastback is being given a new lease of life thanks to Girl Gang Garage, a network of women dedicated to increasing gender diversity in the automotive […]

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Dodge challenges: Can the automaker bring muscle into the electric future?

Credits: techcrunch.com The term muscle car has always been a euphemism for concessions. Want the most power for the money? Forget about a sports car from Porsche or Lotus. Buy a muscle car and just take corners a bit slower. Today Dodge announced it’s making an electric muscle car and it will be available in 2024. The […]

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US authorities increase scrutiny of autonomous car tests on public roads

Credits: www.caradvice.com.au The top road safety watchdog in the US wants to know about every crash involving an autonomous car during testing on public roads. US road safety authorities have issued an order requiring car makers to report all crashes involving autonomous vehicles being tested on public roads. To date, 30 of the 50 US states permit real-world […]

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GM Crushes Ford in Truck Wars but Loses Q2 Sales Crown to Toyota

Credits: www.fool.com The global semiconductor shortage has weighed on auto production this year, constraining U.S. sales despite strong demand. However, while the shortage is widespread, it hasn’t hit all automakers equally. That led to some big changes in the usually pecking order within the auto industry last quarter. Toyota Motor (NYSE:TM) became the top-selling automaker in the U.S. […]