Which super-efficient EV became the Stealth?
Who called Tesla’s fully self-driving car irresponsible this week?
Here’s our look back at Reverse Week — right here at Green car report—For the week ending August 12, 2022.
We’ve been paying a lot of attention to the $7,500 EV tax credit, as part of the Inflation Reduction Act, as it passed Congress this week, from a surprise passage by the Senate on Sunday. Sunday to a decisive House vote on Friday. Earlier in the week we looked at its cap on vehicle prices, at $55,000 for cars and $80,000 for pickups and SUVs, could put pressure on automakers to make electric vehicles more affordable. We then took a close look at the language in the law, there’s no provision extending the “old” EV tax credit to purchases for the rest of the year. With the exception of a lucky few who make binding contracts, down money to buy a car before President Biden signs the bill, that is likely to disappear completely for the rest of the year.
And that’s not the only thing controversial about the bill. The European Union now states that prioritizing US-produced content, can break WTO rules and discriminate against European manufacturers.
2022 Ford F-150 Lightning
Ford The price of F-150 Lightning in 2023 skyrocketed at least $7,000 more than 2022 — 17.5% high at baseline — while the estimated EPA range with the standard 98 kWh battery pack will increase 10 miles, to 240 miles.
Lucid taps into the ultimate decorative look with Stealth Look decoration for the Air electric sedan. It claims to go against the Platinum look with 35 different trims and new wheel designs available for all but the base Air Pure.
Meyers Manx 2.0 Electric
The designer behind the original Volkswagen New Beetle and Audi TT is the man behind the new electric version of the Meyers Manx dune buggy. Simply called Meyers Manx 2.0 Electricit retains most of the simple charms of the original design but with a performance claim from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds and a range of up to 300 miles, obviously There’s even more subtlety underneath.
An analysis of quoted prices shows that Hybrid and EV models are leading a rally in the used car market of the used car market. Compared to last year, used electric vehicles were 56.7% higher in July, with used hybrids 30.5% higher. Across the market, used car prices increased by about 11%.
2023 Hyundai Ioniq 5
An extensive TransUnion study looking at millions of transactions found that on average Electric car buyers have much more favorable credit ratings than ICE car buyers. Furthermore, they are less likely to take on more debt, even if they pay more upfront.
Electrify America will equip retail giant IKEA with two types of chargers: Public DC fast charger, up to 350 kw, and other chargers for EV delivery drivers.
Car prototype arrives
British startup Arrival is facing some financial challenges and that has led to a reorganization of the business. plan to produce a low-cost electric car that suits the needs of Uber. While the company stopped short of confirming this in a financial update, the previous report questioned their electric bus project, although the electric trucks still have wings.
Autonomy company dropped its money last week to prove that EV subscription service will expand beyond Tesla vehicles and potentially California. It has revealed details for its $1.2 billion fleet order, which includes 45 EV models from 17 automakers — yes, even the Canoo, which was initially offered as pictured. registration form. All in order is expected to ship over the next 18 months and add up to 1.2% of expected US electric vehicle production until then.
Canoo Lifestyle Vehicle
And Tesla faced increased opposition from many directions this week for its Autonomous Drive and Full Self-Driving systems. One of them, consumer safety advocate and former Presidential candidate Ralph Nader this week called on federal regulators to Order to phase out Tesla Self-Driving Completely from all its means. He called it “one of the most dangerous and irresponsible acts by a automaker in decades.”