Hyundai Kona EV, Kia Niro EV, & Chevy Bolt Dominate South Korea Electric Vehicle Sales

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 22:14:30 +0000

The South Korean electric vehicle market doesn’t get the most attention, but it is bubbling up, with 2% of passenger vehicle sales in the country now EV sales. Similar to the USA, though, the market is dominated by just a few models

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GM Partners With LG Chem In New Joint Venture To Supply Batteries For Electric Trucks

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:35:31 +0000

General Motors and LG Chem are establishing a new joint venture to build battery cells at scale in the US. The new JV puts both companies on equal footing and will kick off with the construction of a new 30 GWh battery cell plant in northeastern Ohio that will create more than 1,100 new jobs

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The Sierra Club’s Nationwide Study On The EV Shopping Experience

Credit to Author: Cynthia Shahan| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 02:55:23 +0000

Back in 2015, when we shopped EVs and then leased a Nissan Leaf, we were the primary EV educators up to the point of sale, not the salespeople. Even during the test drive, we had more knowledge. Our grasp on the function and reality of electric cars seemed to overwhelm the salesperson. We passionately emphasized why we wanted an electric car. Our sales person remained less than enthusiastic

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How The Tesla CyberTruck Puts Ford, Chevy, & Ram In A Pickle

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:10:35 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about how Tesla’s announcement of its CyberTruck will hurt sales of other pickup trucks, even before the truck ships its first unit. Make sure you also read Frugal Moogal’s article about the broad effects of the industry’s transition to electric vehicles and compares this transition to how other industries dealt with (or didn’t) their own transitions. Frugal also wrote an article that is more specific, dealing with the Mustang’s effect on Ford

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How The Tesla CyberTruck Puts Ford, Chevy, & Dodge In A Pickle

Credit to Author: Paul Fosse| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 02:10:35 +0000

In this article, I’ll talk about how Tesla’s announcement of its CyberTruck will hurt sales of other pickup trucks, even before the truck ships its first unit. Make sure you also read Frugal Moogal’s article about the broad effects of the industry’s transition to electric vehicles and compares this transition to how other industries dealt with (or didn’t) their own transitions. Frugal also wrote an article that is more specific, dealing with the Mustang’s effect on Ford

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Tesla Cybertruck tl;dr Preview: Elon Likes To Crush The Competition

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 00:10:09 +0000

Tesla pickup conceptFor better or worse, consumers (also known as “people”) typically organize products in their heads using simple descriptors or tags. Pre-Tesla, electric cars were not that well known. Among those who knew what an electric car was, the prevailing summary of them was that they were slow like golf carts, geeky, and only for a certain (weird) kind of person. Elon Musk and other early birds at Tesla blew those stereotypes out of the water

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Why Automakers Should Actually Care About The Environment

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 21:01:08 +0000

Dear Automakers, You should support the environment. In fact, without it, we would not be able to buy your cars. I mean, we would be dead if we didn’t have clean air to breathe. Same problem if a climate disaster kills us, or ruins our livelihood

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GM Bails On 2020 CES, & May Have Electric Hummer In The Works

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 19:05:22 +0000

GM has cancelled its appearance at CES 2020, citing the recent strike as the reason. It was scheduled to reveal one or more prototype vehicles. Could one of them be an electric pickup truck?

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Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:26:56 +0000

There’s been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Unfortunately, some of it doesn’t make the cut here for its own individual coverage. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric vehicle updates that we just couldn’t get to, for example. I’ll quickly run down 3 news items

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Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:26:56 +0000

There’s been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Unfortunately, some of it doesn’t make the cut here for its own individual coverage. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric vehicle updates that we just couldn’t get to, for example. I’ll quickly run down 3 news items

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