US Auto Industry Down 3+ Million Sales (19%) Since 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 27 Feb 2023 00:46:31 +0000

The US auto industry has been declining steadily for a few years at least. Compared to 2021, the American auto industry’s annual sales were down by more than 1 million units, or 8%. Compared to 2020, they were “only” down by 725,726 units (5%). But compared to 2019, they were down by more than 3 […]

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US Auto Industry Up 10% In 4th Quarter — But Down 16% Compared To Q4 2019

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sun, 26 Feb 2023 15:15:56 +0000

The US auto industry is truly on the rebound. In the 3rd quarter, sales increasing 1% compared to the 3rd quarter of 2021, the first positive trend in a while. But was it just a lucky little blip? Seemingly not, as US auto industry sales in the 4th quarter of 2022 were 10% higher than […]

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Tesla’s Price Cuts Are Putting Extra Pressure On Electric Car Startups

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Tue, 07 Feb 2023 16:59:20 +0000

Electric vehicles are becoming more popular with consumers, but even Tesla’s lineup took several years to become profitable. With the automaker’s most recent round of price cuts, EV startups that are struggling to make money may be put in tough positions, some of the industry’s analysts say. Tesla’s price cuts have effectively waged a “price […]

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Lucid Unveils New Racing Drive Unit, Expands Retail Presence In Canada

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Tue, 31 Jan 2023 12:00:12 +0000

Some exciting news for Lucid fans recently came across the CleanTechnica desk. Not only is Lucid expanding its operations in Canada with a new retail location, but it also has a new drive unit that’s made for racing. And, this comes after announcing record production that exceeded financial guidance previously released by the company. Let’s […]

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Elon Musk’s DC Visit Stirs EV Charging Standardization Pot, Again

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2023 03:27:16 +0000

ev charging stations electrify americaWith EV charging standardization still up in the air, Tesla CEO Elon Musk goes to Washington.

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The Lucid Sapphire Races Against The Plaid, A Bugatti Chiron, & A Racing Motorcycle

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 30 Dec 2022 18:00:53 +0000

A recent video over at Hagerty’s YouTube channel shared a race between not only the fastest EV sedans, but the fastest gas-powered car and a motorcycle to boot. I don’t know for sure, but the video appears to have been shot near Lucid’s Casa Grande plant (south of Phoenix, Arizona). The Contenders Wherever it is, […]

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Lucid Begins Deliveries in Europe of Record 883km-Range Lucid Air

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 23 Dec 2022 04:57:23 +0000

From my experience, the Lucid Air is the most luxurious electric car on the market. It is imbued with luxury and exudes it (though, more so on the inside than the outside). It is also the longest range EV on the market. It has a steep hill to climb to go from zero to profitable, […]

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Lucid Gravity Will Be An SUV You Want To Experience

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 16 Nov 2022 18:24:23 +0000

I drove the Lucid Air a few days ago. There is nothing else like it on the market. While many compare it to a Tesla Model S, it is distinctively different from the Model S (which I previously owned), and far more luxurious. From the interior design, to the massage seats, to the feel of […]

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Lucid Offering 80 MPH Home Charging, But It’s Not Worth The Cost For Most People

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 27 Oct 2022 18:00:19 +0000

In a recent press release, Lucid told us that it is offering something Tesla hasn’t in years: 80-amp home charging. While this is cool in some ways, it seems like something the rest of the industry has moved back away from. After I cover what Lucid shared in the press release, I want to explain […]

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