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Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck

Tesla Opens Reservations for Its Semi Truck
It has been a long time since Tesla announced any updates about its fully electric semi-truck. Tesla has now updated its Semi page to show that the order banks are open for the truck. Reserving one of the Tesla Semi trucks will cost $20,000.
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Lucid Air Price Increases by Up to $15,000

Lucid Air Price Increases by Up to $15,000
Lucid is the latest automotive manufacturer to push the price of its automobiles up significantly. Late last week, the EV maker announced that it was increasing pricing on its Air sedan effective June 1, 2022. The only bright side is that Lucid will sell them at the old pricing for current reservation holders.
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Ford F-150 Lightning Makes More Horsepower Than Promised

Ford F-150 Lightning Makes More Horsepower Than Promised
Ford has confirmed the official horsepower and torque numbers for the production version of its F-150 Lightning electric truck. Both the standard and extended range battery pack versions of the Lightning have been confirmed to make more horsepower than initially expected.
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Zevo 600 Electric Delivery Van Sets World Record for Range

Zevo 600 Electric Delivery Van Sets World Record for Range
BrightDrop has announced that it teamed up with shipping company FedEx to set an official Guinness World Record for the greatest distance traveled by an electric van on a single charge. Driver Stephen Marlin drove a BrightDrop Zevo 600 electric van from New York City to Washington DC on a single charge to set the record.
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The Order Books Have Closed for the 2022 Mach-E

The Order Books Have Closed for the 2022 Mach-E
Anyone who’s been on the fence about ordering a 2022 Ford Mustang Mach-E has now waited too long. Ford has reportedly stopped taking orders for this model year. The higher-end Mach-E models were already unavailable, but two of the more basic models could still be ordered.
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Jeep Reveals Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4xe in Hydro Blue

Jeep Reveals Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4xe in Hydro Blue
Jeep was on hand at the 2022 New York International Auto Show, and at the event, it revealed the Grand Cherokee High Altitude 4xe in a very attractive new color called Hydro Blue Pearl Coat. The reveal marks the first time the High Altitude package has been available on the hybrid Grand Cherokee.
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Lucid Air Grand Touring Performance Is Crazy Fast from 0-to-60

Lucid Air Grand Touring Performance Is Crazy Fast from 0-to-60
Lucid Motors has revealed its Air Grand Touring Performance EV, packing a very potent 1050 electric horsepower. The vehicle uses dual electric motors with one on each axle, providing all-wheel-drive traction. With that much power on tap, the car can reach 60 mph and only 2.6 seconds from a standstill.
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Honda and GM Partner to Drive EV Development Costs Down

Honda and GM Partner to Drive EV Development Costs Down
One of the problems many people have with electric vehicles today is that the prices are high compared to traditional vehicles. GM and Honda have announced that they have expanded their relationship and will be co-developing an entire series of affordable electric cars based on the next-generation of GM’s Ultium battery technology.
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Nearly All Hummer EV Pickup Reservation Holders Are Ordering Trucks

Nearly All Hummer EV Pickup Reservation Holders Are Ordering Trucks
In a recent interview with CNBC, GMC global vice president Duncan Aldred talked about orders and reservations for the new Hummer EV pickup and SUV. According to Aldred, more than 65,000 reservations have been placed for the electric pickup and SUV to date.
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Ford Publishes Official EPA Driving Range Estimates for Lightning Pickup

Ford Publishes Official EPA Driving Range Estimates for Lightning Pickup
Last week some window stickers for the F-150 Lightning pickup leaked, tipping the EPA estimated driving range for the battery-electric pickup. Now, Ford has officially revealed both its targeted EPA estimated driving ranges and the final EPA-estimated range numbers for all versions of the electric pickup.
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F-150 Lightning Window Stickers Tip EPA Driving Range for Different Configurations

F-150 Lightning Window Stickers Tip EPA Driving Range for Different Configurations
Someone has posted what they claim to be official F-150 Lightning window stickers on the f150gen14 forums. The stickers show the official MSRP for three versions of the Lightning and the EPA driving range, and MPGe ratings for the truck.
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Tesla Increases Pricing by as Much as $10,000

Tesla Increases Pricing by as Much as $10,000
It looks like Tesla has increased prices again – this time across the entire line. The entry-level Model 3 is getting a $2,000 price increase to $46,990. Model 3 Dual Motor now costs $54,500, a $2,500 price increase.
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Charge Electric 1967 Mustang is Crazy Powerful and Crazy Expensive

Charge Electric 1967 Mustang is Crazy Powerful and Crazy Expensive
UK-based company Charge is making electrified versions of the 1967 Mustang fastback. Before anyone gets upset, the company isn’t taking original 1967 Mustangs and ripping out the original powertrain. Charge is building their electrified Mustang using licensed reproduction body shells.
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The Volkswagen ID. Buzz is the Return of the Iconic Microbus

The Volkswagen ID. Buzz is the Return of the Iconic Microbus
After a lot of teasing, Volkswagen has officially revealed the 21st-century remake of its classic Microbus, the ID. Buzz and ID. Buzz Cargo electric vans. The EV utilizes Plug & Charge technology allowing it to charge at up to 170 kW.
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Ford Lightning Pickup Completes Extreme Winter Testing

Ford Lightning Pickup Completes Extreme Winter Testing
Ford has announced that it has completed its winter testing for the F-150 Lightning. This type of testing is a powertrain evaluation specifically meant to ensure that the all-electric powertrain of the Lightning can effectively deliver power on low traction surfaces.
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