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Yes, the new electric vehicle tax credits are really confusing, but we can help

Are you in the market for a new electric car? Great! EVs are swiftly becoming the most sought-after new vehicle. They’re fun to drive and are clearly better for the environment than whatever gas-powered beater you’ve got darkening your driveway. But shopping for a new EV is hard — expensive! limited supplies! wait lists?? — …

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Electric vehicle owners are fed up with broken EV chargers and janky software

A common complaint you hear from electric vehicle owners is about the sorry state of public EV charging: broken chargers, janky software, busted screens. But a lot of this is anecdotal, and it can be hard to find any rigorous studies that capture the current state of EV charging in the US. JD Power surveyed …

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Dodge’s first electrified vehicle will be a new crossover called the Hornet

2023 Dodge Hornet GT Dodge DETROIT – The first electrified vehicle for the Dodge brand under Stellantis will be a plug-in hybrid crossover called the Hornet, a resurrected name most recently used for a 1970s station wagon. The compact crossover will be Dodge’s new entry-level vehicle, with a starting price of less than $30,000 for …

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GM, Ford say electric vehicle price increases have nothing to do with Dem spending bill

Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. FIRST ON FOX: General Motors (GM) and Ford, two of the largest U.S. automakers, pushed back on reports Tuesday that recent electric vehicle (EV) price hikes were related the Inflation Reduction Act. The two companies told FOX Business that recent price increases impacting certain EV models were influenced by …

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You’ll Almost Have to Buy an Electric Vehicle if Climate Bill Passes

The attractions of electric vehicles have been magnetic in 2022. Soaring gas prices, inflation not seen in four decades and a push for cleaner, environmentally friendly technology have all combined to make EVs more appealing than ever to consumers. Now, there is legislation headed toward the home stretch that will give EVs not only new …

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For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

The climate and energy package approved by Congress on Friday aims to achieve two goals that are not always compatible: Make electric vehicles more affordable while freezing China out of the supply chain. Auto industry representatives have been griping that the proposed $7,500 tax credits for electric vehicle buyers come with so many strings attached …

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Surprise: Tesla Has a New Vehicle for the Holidays

It’s a change to which Elon Musk hadn’t given notice, to either Tesla  (TSLA) – Get Tesla Inc. Report fans or his critics.  Usually, the CEO of the manufacturer of premium electric vehicles makes thundering statements and promises. When it comes to new products and new vehicles, this translates into an ultra-ambitious launch schedule with deadlines …

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How the EV tax credits in Democrats’ climate bill could hurt electric vehicle sales

Tesla cars charge next to a traditional Texaco gas station on July 17, 2022 in Nephi, Utah. With more electric cars on the road, lack of charging infrastructure is becoming more of a problem for EV owners. George Frey | Getty Images Proposed tax credits of up to $7,500 for electric vehicles under the Inflation …

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As losses mount, Astra announces a radical pivot to a larger launch vehicle

Enlarge / Rocket 3.3 is seen on the launch pad in June 2022 ahead of the launch of a TROPICS mission for NASA. Astra/Brady Kenniston Astra Space emerged from stealth mode two and a half years ago with a bold vision: It would build inexpensive rockets quickly and with a tolerance for some failure. The …

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