Used EV price, EV battery pack cost, AAA mobile charger, ID.4 software upgrade: Reverse week
Which automaker is unveiling a hydrogen-burning performance car concept?
Can government agencies really get the Ford F-150 Lightning?
Here’s our look back at the Reversal Week—right here at the Green Car Report—for the week ending December 9, 2022.
During a series of showcases in Europe last week, Toyota continued to go against the electric car trend – or at least the united front that some other automakers have in seeing electric vehicles as the future. . The C-HR opening concept, previewing the next-generation plug-in hybrid C-HR, set for Europe. It also reveals the Corolla Cross H2 Concept burns hydrogen—with a hydrogen-powered turbo-3 and a manual transmission, but borrowing hydrogen storage expertise from the Mirai fuel cell vehicle. The internal combustion of hydrogen still produces emissions from the exhaust, but Toyota says the technology “illustrates another possible alternative path to achieving zero emissions.”
Concept Toyota Corolla Cross H2
Polestar is providing an over-the-air update boost the power of nearly any Polestar 2 . dual-motor by 58 hp and 15 lb-ft. It’s a permanent upgrade, for a one-time fee of $1,195, and it’s the first time an automaker has offered such a boost to the US market.
A battery change has efficiency booster for Nissan Leaf 2023-scornful. The leaves with the larger battery now come in a 60 kWh pack, as opposed to 62 kWh before, but the driving range is only 3 miles down from most previous figures, Nissan has verified that there are changes in terms of performance. battery chemistry plus “small aerodynamic improvements for this model year.”
Nissan Leaf 2023
Volkswagen is preparing to release a long-awaited product Software upgrade for its ID.4 The electric crossover will improve infotainment performance while adding other interface features. It will be offered for 2021 models first, then some 2022 models, but 2021 models will need to go to a dealer.
Ford confirmed on Monday that its Ford Pro unit will deliver 2,000 E-Transit delivery vehicles to DHL by the end of 2023. The deal also includes a Memorandum of Understanding on future electric vehicle delivery and DHL’s rollout of the full Ford Pro fleet management suite—a win-win for Ford as it pushes its business around software.
Hyundai unveils two N Brand performance models “rolling lab” — including powered by hydrogen fuel cell N Vision 74. It says that development of the car’s powertrain has continued with hints that there could be a high-performance fuel cell vehicle in the future of the brand.
Ford F-150 Lightning Pro 2022
The US Forest Service is currently evaluating the Ford F-150 Lightning electric trucks, but they cannot actually order them. The searched pattern is The first electric pickup to make it to the list of vehicles from the federal government’s GSA, which handles vehicle purchases, but it was dropped because Ford didn’t take orders.
After reviewing dealer proposals, General Motors is ready to begin implementation up to 40,000 Level 2 . chargers for communities in the United States and Canada, to expand charging access in “underserved urban and rural areas where electric vehicle charging is often limited or non-existent, “
AAA mobile EV charging capability
AAA has launched a new product EV mobile phone charging pilot program. Initially set up to cover 14 US metropolitan areas, the expanded services come more than a decade after the team first tested mobile charging with original mobile charging trucks. own sample.
While The price of used electric cars is finally falling, several price experts have recently noted that they don’t drop that much for long-range electric vehicles. Charging time may also play a role.
Polestar 2 . battery pack
And last week’s record moment came from an annual survey of lithium-ion battery pack prices from Bloomberg New Energy Finance, which found they hit $151/kwh this year, up 7% year-on-year. 2021. That is the first time the average package price has increased since BNEF started tracking prices in 2010, and it defer EV . parity with internal combustion models.