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The Big Texas Freeze Doesn’t Bode Well For EV Infrastructure

When Winter Storm Uri swept through Texas, the whole state shut down. Electricity was hit-or-miss for several days, with certain areas of the state (read: lower-income areas) hit the hardest. And that doesn’t bode well for introducing electric vehicles on a wider scale.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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General Motors Customers Are As Loyal As They Get: Report

Where I grew up in rural Michigan, there were two big debates: Michigan vs. Michigan State, and Ford vs. General Motors. People were willing to fight to the death to defend their favorite college football team or their car company of choice. And it turn out GM fans are as loyal as they get.Read more… […]

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Today, The EV Bubble Has Burst. Tomorrow, It Will Reinflate

Electric car stocks are as wild as all the other ones, all the foam is vanishing out of car seats, and yet another coffin nail has been hammered into Peugeot’s North American return. All that and more in this Happy Friday edition of The Morning Shift for March 5, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Today, The EV Bubble Has Burst. Tomorrow, It Will Reinflate

Electric car stocks are as wild as all the other ones, all the foam is vanishing out of car seats, and yet another coffin nail has been hammered into Peugeot’s North American return. All that and more in this Happy Friday edition of The Morning Shift for March 5, 2021. Read more…

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The Ford Mach E Rollout Is Not Going As Planned

The 2021 Ford Mach E is taking so long to get to customers that Ford is kicking payments back to some early adopters and free charging to others. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 4, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Ford Mach E Rollout Is Not Going As Planned

The 2021 Ford Mach E is taking so long to get to customers that Ford is kicking payments back to some early adopters and free charging to others. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 4, 2021. Read more…

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A Huge Chunk Of America Is Getting A New Electric Car Charging Network

We’ve been jealous of Europe’s burgeoning electric car charging infrastructure for a while now but the U.S. is finally getting some of that sweet, sweet infrastructure of our own with six American utilities across the South and the Midwest announcing a new EV charging network called the Electric Highway Coalition.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Our Roads And Bridges Still Suck

The infrastructure in this country just earned a grade only slightly worse than mine in 11th-grade calculus, Jaguar Land Rover has put a dollar amount to its perception of poor quality and all the phone companies want to be car companies. All that and more in The Morning Shift for March 3, 2021. Read more… […]

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California City Becomes First in the U.S. to Ban New Gas Stations

Officials from Petaluma, California have decided their city has enough places to fill up gas-powered cars. Last week, the local city council unanimously voted to ban new gas stations, building on a two-year moratorium passed in early 2019. Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The 2022 Chevy Bolt EUV Is Inexpensive And Spacious, But It Lacks AWD, Proper Fast Charging

Let’s get one thing out of the way: The 2022 Chevrolet Bolt EUV is not a “utility vehicle” by any stretch of the imagination. It is, however, a roomier version of the long-range Bolt EV hatchback that’s been on sale since 2017.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Huawei Says It’s Not An Electric Car Company, Yet

We shouldn’t expect anything resembling a car from Apple in the next few years due to the company’s infamous slow-and-steady R&D, but another Big Tech company, Huawei, is now reportedly aiming for its own EV release by the end of 2021, as Reuters reports.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Here’s Every Major Electric Car Coming To Market In The Next Few Years

The next two to four years are going to see a slew of EVs from almost every automaker come to market. From startups like Bollinger to established players like Cadillac, the number of these models is expected to swell. Automakers are counting on the number of choices to drive sales. So if you’re wondering what’s…Read […]

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Nikola Confirms What We All Knew

Nikola bust onto the scene with a lot of braggadocio. Then whispers that the founder was spouting bullshit turned into murmurs and yells, and then he resigned amid a workplace scandal. Now an internal review from Nikola affirms that he was full of shit. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 26, […]

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Nikola Confirms What We All Knew

Nikola bust onto the scene with a lot of braggadocio. Then whispers that the founder was spouting bullshit turned into murmurs and yells, and then he resigned amid a workplace scandal. Now an internal review from Nikola affirms that he was full of shit. All that and more in The Morning Shift for February 26, […]

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Tesla Is Stopping Some Model 3 Production: Report

Tesla has a mysterious production stoppage, Aston Martin claims it’s almost doing fine again, and the new Mercedes C-Class. All that and more in the The Morning Shift for February 25, 2021.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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Washington State Legislative Committee Aims For Ambitious EV Adoption Mandate In Nine Years

Every one of us stood back mouth agape in awe of California’s Governor stepping up and committing to a statewide mandate for all new light vehicle sales to be electric by 2035. Fifteen years is not a very long time, and this seemed like an incredible power to wield from a gubernatorial executive order, especially…Read […]

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The 2021 Tesla Model Y Is The Universal Daily Driver

For the vast majority of American commuters, there isn’t a better daily back-and-forth commuter car than the Tesla Model Y Dual Motor Long Range. The Model Y achieves things that no other car can, which makes it exceptional in a field of largely unexceptional competitors. Read more…

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I’m Still Pissed We Never Got The Electric Nissan Cube

In 2008, Nissan was gearing up to go all-in on electric cars. The Leaf was still two years away, and it needed to get its tech out in public. What we got was one of the company’s biggest misses: the Nissan Cube EV.Read more… Continue Reading at https://jalopnik.com

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The Ioniq 5 Heralds Hyundai’s EV Future With Retro Flair

The Ioniq 5 is an important car for Hyundai. It’s the first to employ the manufacturer’s E-GMP architecture that will underpin its future electric cars, alongside those from Kia. In terms of design, it’s completely unlike any Hyundai on the road today. And if all goes according to plan, you’ll start seeing it on the […]

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The Ioniq 5 Heralds Hyundai’s EV Future With Retro Flair

The Ioniq 5 is an important car for Hyundai. It’s the first to employ the manufacturer’s E-GMP architecture that will underpin its future electric cars, alongside those from Kia. In terms of design, it’s completely unlike any Hyundai on the road today. And if all goes according to plan, you’ll start seeing it on the […]

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