2010 Mitsubishi MiEV
2010 Mitsubishi MiEV
Which mass-produced, U.S.-available EV is getting put to the test in Europe with battery swapping? Why is Rivian reportedly reengineering its battery packs? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending December 9, 2023. Green Car Reports named its four finalists for Best Car To Buy 2024. What are these four plug-in models new for this year, and which are the cleanest, greenest, and best for treading lightly? Fiat revealed 500e pricing, range, and feature details for the long-awaited U.S.-bound version of this second-generation...
The EPA lists the $99,990 Cyberbeast performance model as qualifying for the full credit in 2023—even though it starts way above the $80,000 cap for trucks, SUVs, and vans.Bengt Halvorson
The Ford F-150 Lightning could cut your utility bills. Stellantis is pushing back versus California about deals with other automakers. And is there a “missing mass market” for EVs? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Jeep and Dodge parent company Stellantis is the latest automaker...Bengt Halvorson
Examples of the "missing middle" might include the VW ID.4, originally pitched as a direct rival to the Honda CR-V, Subaru Forester, and Toyota RAV4.Stephen Edelstein
The electric truck's V2H capabilities will be put to the test with smart thermostats to maximize clean energy, ease strain on the grid, and save money on electricity bills.Stephen Edelstein
The parent of Dodge, Jeep, and other brands claims the California Air Resources Board (CARB) "improperly adopted" a 2019 deal negotiated between the regulator and four automakers.Stephen Edelstein
Some EVs do exceed EPA range figures at 70 mph. Britain’s Morgan splits the difference between a vintage sports car and an Aptera with its latest prototype. And Ample’s battery swapping tech is getting put to the test on a car-sharing fleet of Fiat EVs in Spain. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Stellantis is testing EV battery swapping from Ample on 100 Fiat 500e electric cars that are part of the company’s Free2Move car-sharing service—and that means a fully charged battery in five minutes. With this trial, it’s seeing if battery swapping can scale up...
A test with California’s Ample will enable 100 Fiat EVs to get fully charged in five minutes by swapping out the modular pack with a freshly charged one.Bengt Halvorson
Within a few years there could be two very different interpretations of a lean, speedy, three-wheeled EV, each with very different ideas of design charm.Stephen Edelstein
According to a test of real-world range, many EVs underperform the EPA range number—although 70-mph highway driving isn't what the EPA number reflects.Stephen Edelstein
Rivian is reportedly simplifying its battery packs. Lucid is revamping its range-topping Grand Touring trim. And is Toyota still seeing the U.S. as a key market for a compact electric SUV? This and more, here at Green Car Reports. Toyota has revealed a compact EV, called the Urban SUV Concept, for...Bengt Halvorson
A top Rivian executive recently pointed to work on a simplified pack and module structure that "takes thousands of dollars of cost out."Stephen Edelstein