Can the Lightyear One travel 450 miles with a 60 kwh battery?
Will the Tesla Model Y be the best-selling car in the world next year?
This is our view of the Week in the opposite direction – right here Green car reports—For the week ending April 30, 2021
In a quarterly call to update Tesla to investors on Monday, CEO Elon Musk made a high-profile statement: that the Tesla Model Y will become the world’s best-selling car or truck of any kind in 2022. Last year, the family’s champion carmaker on Toyota RAV4. Musk also said he was “quite optimistic” about increasing the volume of Tesla 4680 battery cells next year. With so many products depending on them ̵
2020 Tesla Model Y
Ford has published pricing and a few more details about its 2021 Ford Mach-E GT and GT Performance, which seem to be strong rivals for the Tesla Model Y Performance in all but the driving range. The carmaker also announced that it is creating a “center of excellence” for batteries, called Ion Park, and is guiding the company on a path that includes the production of its own cells in the future.
The Lightyear One, powered by solar energy, aims to achieve a range of 450 miles from just 60 kwh battery cells and hopes to achieve this efficiency, carrying Tesla, with the best aerodynamics in the world, lightweight construction and some special tires from Bridgestone.
The 2022 Audi E-Tron SUV and Sportback are entering their fourth model year with the Chronos Edition and some fresh wheel designs, as they will be joined by two more EV models – the Q4 E-Tron and the E-Tron GT.
Honda unveiled an 11th-generation version of its compact Civic, in the form of a sedan, and did not include a mention of a hybrid version. But we guessed it ended up with a Civic Hybrid hatchback.
Volkswagen has officially introduced the version of the Volkswagen ID.4 with dual all-wheel drive, called GTX in Europe. In the US it will be called ID.4 AWD Pro.
2021 Nissan Leaf
Our April edition of electric vehicles and hybrid hybrid deals far exceeds the base, the Chevy Bolt EV, to strong leases between Toyota Prius Prime and Hyundai Kona Electric, plus deep discounts and 0% Nissan Leaf funding.
EV charging networks continue to compete for dashboard advantage, with travel planning apps compatible with Android Auto and Apple CarPlay so you can use them while driving. But unified commercial applications and network agnostics are probably the trouble-free future. This week, GM announced something similar – or at least the intention to come up with such a concept. For 18 months, it plans to introduce a full range of charging and efficiency utilities into its brand applications – including one-click access to at least seven charging networks.
GM contractors and upcoming Ultium electric cars
GM on Thursday also announced a $ 1 billion investment in its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico, to equip it to produce electric vehicles starting in 2023 and propulsion systems for its Ultium EVs starting later this year. . The announcement comes just as the Biden administration and Congress are considering costs that believe the electric vehicle supply chain is key to jobs and part of our infrastructure.
Jeep is the first vehicle manufacturer to offer a plug-in hybrid off-road lift kit – or an all-electric vehicle – with an off-road kit for its Wrangler 4xe plug-in hybrid. This is one of many improvements, including tubular doors, rock rails and off-road lights.
Jeep Performance Parts for 2021 Jeep Wrangler 4xe
According to a report, the Ministry of Energy has set a new target of $ 60 per kilowatt-hour for parity costs for electric vehicles with gasoline cars with internal combustion engines.
German supplier Bosch, arguably the company hardest hit by the diesel scandal with Volkswagen outside VW, has stepped up against tougher European emissions proposals, calling the EU “fixed” on electric cars. Meanwhile, a report backed by Swiss supplier ABB suggests that there are not enough battery factories to support the global rise of electric cars over petrol cars by 2036.
Audi e-tron, on the Golden Gate Bridge
The EPA has made a key move to reinstate its repeal of the California Clean Air Act – although this time it is playing by the rules and will first hold a virtual public hearing and comment period.
Finally, the partnership between Hyzon Motors and Raven SR is trying to do something like a virtuous circle in the construction of 100 “hydrogen hubs” that will power garbage trucks with hydrogen-produced fuel cells.
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