Ford Explorer electric, Kia EV5, Genesis EV made in the US, battery costs and insurance: Car News Today
Ford reveals all-electric Explorer Kia shows off a smaller EV5 electric SUV. EV battery packs can create an insurance cost problem. And Genesis ramps up American-made electric vehicles. This and more, at Green Car Reports.
Genesis is currently under construction GV70 EV electrified in Alabama. We looked at why it matters and how it sets the stage for electric vehicle production in the United States on a much larger scale.
ONE All-electric Ford Explorer was revealed this morning, but it’s not quite what you think. That’s the name given to an electric SUV just for Europe. Due to being built in Germany, with a starting price of less than $50,000, the model is one of at least two models built with the VW MEB platform.
Kia revealed smaller Electric SUV EV5less than a week after first showing the production version of its flagship Electric SUV EV9 2024. While the smaller EV5 is initially geared towards China, its stout design, solar roof and swivel seat are sure to be noticed in the North American market.
And a report from Reuters seems to suggest that Insurance rates on electric vehicles are likely to increase. That’s because companies have policies that emphasize battery pack replacement rather than repair — even for seemingly minor fenders — while a relatively few allow easy replacement. battery modules.