Ford’s simplified electric vehicle, clear tax credit price cap, small VW EV for the US: Automotive News Today
Shoppers better understand the tax credit price cap, and SUVs like the Tesla Model Y. Volvo targets more electric vehicles for China. VW is said to have approved a smaller EV for the US, and Ford is aiming to keep it simple and scale with its EV. Sound familiar? This and more, at Green Car Reports.
Ford CEO Jim Farley on Thursday revealed that the company will aim to do so electric vehicles of the future “totally simplified,” with smaller batteries, fewer parts, and the potential to be produced in the millions.
The US Treasury Department has announced a change in the way vehicles will be reviewed car or SUV below the EV tax credit price limit requirements and it will help reduce confusion for some model lines called cars in one configuration and SUVs in another. Simply put: Look at what the window sticker says.
Volvo is reportedly planning an expansion Electric vehicle line for the Chinese and Asian markets. That could include more luxury sedans, SUVs and vans, though it’s unclear which of these upcoming products may be headed for North America or even Europe.
And Volkswagen reported approved EV less than ID.4 for the US market and potential assembly in North America, with a battery plant in North America being considered for Canada. Is this the return of e-Golf or another product entirely?