Biden administration meets with industry on EV charger cybersecurity. Mercedes values the EQE sedan and says it tops the 300-mile EPA in some form. The world’s first battery technology debuted on an electric pickup truck. And Ram’s upcoming electric pickup could lead in range, payload and towing capacity. This and more, here Green Car Report.
Upcoming Ram . electric truck Stellantis said Tuesday it will lead the way in range, towing and tonnage, as part of a trailer for the truck and Ram Revolution BEV Concept — now delayed for CES launch in January 2023 — will preview this competitor with the F-150 Lightning, Chevy Silverado EV, GMC Sierra EV, and Tesla Cybertruck.
Mercedes-Benz confirms US starting prices for the coming 2023 Mercedes EQE sedanand the most affordable version, the $76,050 Mercedes EQE 350+, will achieve a line-up top range rating of 305 EPA miles, according to Mercedes-Benz but has not been confirmed by the EPA.
Last week, the Biden administration convened with industry representatives to evaluate EV charging network security, ahead of potential industry standards and best practices. So far, charger hacks have mostly been hypothetical, but the federal government needs to clarify which agency is even responsible for those standards.
Geely’s Zeekr brand for premium electric vehicles—actually a cousin of Volvo and Polestar—will make its world debut in a six-seat luxury electric minivan: cell-to technology -pack from battery giant CATL. The Zeekr 009 using silicon carbide technology and with the power density and performance of the battery format, it achieves 514 miles from 140 kWh in the Chinese CLTC cycle — still capable of over 400 miles by US standards.