Tag: Alternative Fuel Vehicles

Lordstown sticking to production timeline but ‘has a long road ahead,’ analyst says

Lordstown Motors Corp. has stuck to its timeline to have its first electric pickup trucks rolling off the factory floor later this year, but the company “has a long road ahead” in terms of competition and communicating a further action plan. That’s from Joseph Spak at RBC Capital, who attended a company event shortly after […]

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15 electric cars (and trucks) to watch for in 2022

As we continue to strive for reduced emissions and air pollution, the electric car market is being flooded with new options. What used to be an obscure niche is becoming more mainstream every year with new EVs from mainstream and luxury brands alike. There are also some exciting new startups following Tesla’s TSLA, -0.40% lead […]

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Musk says Tesla sold about 10% of bitcoin to test market, and will ‘resume allowing crypto transactions’ when 50% of miners are green

Prices of the world’s No. 1 crypto on Sunday were trading sharply higher, as digital-asset bull Elon Musk said Tesla would resume allowing transactions at the vehicle-maker’s stores when key members of bitcoin infrastructure can confirm that 50% of the energy used to mine for bitcoin is derived from clean energy sources. The Sunday afternoon […]

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Buying an EV is a different game in some ways—how to get the best deal

This article is reprinted by permission from NerdWallet. I recently made a good deal on my third electric car, and it reminded me of how different the process is than shopping for an ordinary gas-powered vehicle. While much of the conventional car-buying advice still applies, there are additional steps that, when done correctly, can save […]

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This is the hybrid car that will cost you the least over 5 years

2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid: Predicted 5-Year Cost to Own: $30,028 Compared with segment average: -$5,286 Starting at an affordable $23,600 and racking up a highly respectable 53 miles per gallon in the city and 52 mpg on the highway, the 2021 Toyota Corolla Hybrid seems a natural for low 5-year-cost-to-own leadership. That’s a pretty good deal […]

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Lordstown stock plummets after electric-truck company warns about financial position

Lordstown Motors Corp. shares dropped more than 20% late Tuesday after the electric-vehicle company warned investors about its ability to continue functioning financially. In delayed quarterly and annual filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that were made public Tuesday, Lordstown RIDE, -16.27% added a “going-concern” warning, which informs investors that it may not be […]

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This is the electric car that costs the least over 5 years

2021 Nissan Leaf Predicted 5-Year Cost to Own: $37,680 Compared with segment average: -$5,906 The 2021 Nissan Leaf vies for popularity in a growing pool of ever-more-excellent electric cars with increasing ranges and affordable prices. That makes the Leaf’s fourth win of our 5-Year Cost to Own Award for Best Electric Vehicle all the more impressive. […]

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Tesla cancels Plaid Plus; ‘No need’ after upgrade to regular Plaid, Elon Musk tweets

Tesla Inc. is pulling the plug on its Model S Plaid Plus electric car, Elon Musk said Sunday, because the regular Plaid is “so good.” In a series of tweets, the Tesla chief executive said: “Model S goes to Plaid speed this week. Plaid+ is canceled. No need, as Plaid is just so good. 0 […]

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This is when you can expect your electric Lamborghini

Italian supercar manufacturer Lamborghini is known to car enthusiasts for the wail of its V10 and V12 engines, but those may soon be a thing of the past. Lamborghini CEO Stephan Winkelmann says the automaker will unveil its first gasoline-electric hybrid performance car in 2023 and that a fully electric model will go on sale […]

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