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Hyundai Ioniq 5 reveal, Kona Electric recall, Lucid IPO, Mirai and Toyota EVs: The Week in Reverse

Where is the $25,000 Tesla being developed? What company announced this week it might build a Fisker EV? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending February 25, 2021. Hyundai carried a couple of our biggest headlines of the week, but for very different reasons. …

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VW ID.4 Goes 190 Miles in Car & Driver Highway Test, Tesla Model Y Hits 220

Car and Driver recently got their hands on the all-new Volkswagen ID.4 1st Edition and put it through the publication’s real-world 75-mph highway range test. They compared the results to the results of rival Tesla Model Y, but the tests were done in different temperatures.  The 2021 ID.4 they tested did 190 miles in that …

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UPDATE: Getting Tesla Model Y Standard Range ‘Off-Menu’ May Be Difficult

We told you yesterday, after the Tesla Model Y Standard Range RWD was removed from the online design studio, that there is nothing to worry about. And here it is, the SR RWD is still alive! EDITOR’S UPDATE: Friend and contributor at InsideEVs, Daniel Zorrilla shared the following details with us today. This is a …

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LG Energy Solution Reveals Suspected Cause For Kona Electric Fires

Something is missing on the mega Hyundai battery pack recall that involves the Kona Electric and the Ioniq Electric. Despite knowing it affects 81,701 electric vehicles, the explanation that it was caused by “defective manufacturing in some of the battery cells produced by LGES at its Nanjing, China Plant” is not enough. LG Energy Solution …

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Podcast: Tesla Fremont factory situation, Hyundai Ioniq 5, WD ID.4, and more – Electrek

This week on the Electrek Podcast, we discuss the most popular news in the world of sustainable transport and energy, including the current situation at Tesla Fremont factory, Hyundai Ioniq 5, WD ID.4, and more. The Electrek Podcast is me, Fred Lambert, editor-in-chief of Electrek, and Seth Weintraub, founder and publisher of Electrek and the 9to5 network, discussing all …

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Lordstown Motors reveals Endurance race truck rendering for San Felipe 250 – Electrek

After declaring entry into the San Felipe 250 race, Lordstown Motors revealed images of its Endurance truck. The beta race version of the automaker’s first electric pickup truck will hit the 290-mile loop this April. Full-fledged production of the consumer Endurance truck begins in fall. In an official statement last week, US automaker Lordstown Motors …

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