The maker of the iPhone is getting into the business of electric cars. Porsche updates its plug-in hybrids. GM looks to the birthplace of Saturn for making electric vehicles. And the Model Y gets recalled, but because of OTA updates it’s not a big deal. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
Porsche has updated its Panamera E-Hybrid lineup of plug-in hybrids for more electric range and quicker acceleration—likely also making them better siblings to the all-electric Porsche Taycan and the sports-car brand’s transition to mostly electric by the end of the decade.
A recall of the Tesla Model Y for an issue with its tow package turned out to be a non-event—and shows the continued strength of Tesla’s over-the-air updates.
Foxconn, the manufacturing partner of Apple that makes iPhones and other devices for the tech giant, has revealed an open platform for electric vehicles, as well as a solid-state battery for EVs due by 2024.