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Lithium Prices Surging Almost 500% Could Slow Down EV Adoption

Prices for lithium went from $17,000/ton in 2021 to $78,032/ton in 2022 This will make electric vehicles more expensive, thus less popular This situation is caused by the slump in demand in 2020, which led to a lack of production Electric vehicles have always commanded a substantial premium over comparable gasoline powered vehicles and this situation is not over...

It’s Officially Official: Ford has Beat Tesla by Delivering its Electric Truck First

The first new Ford F1-50 Lightning was delivered yesterday in Michigan. The Tesla Cybertruck was officially announced in November 2019. This is an interesting story in the sense that the person who has taken delivery of the first production 2023 Ford F-150 Lightning was also on the waiting list for a Tesla Cybertruck. Although he first put a deposit...

Faraday Future Only Has 401 Orders for the FF91

The company had previously said it had 14,000 orders, but this was misleading The FF91 was shown for the first time close to five years ago Rumour say that the base price of this electric SUV could be as high as $180,000 Faraday Future was misleading when it announced 14,000 orders for the FF91, since its recent financial report...

Study Says: 24% of Americans are Very Likely to Consider an EV

This is a 4% increase over last year The study shows most Americans either like EVs or they dislike them, with little middle ground The arrival of new EVs, including Pickups and SUVs could be responsible A Study conducted by J.D. Power shows that 24% of Americans say they are “Very likely” to consider an electric vehicle when they...

Stellantis will Invest $2.5 Billion in a Battery Plant in Indiana

This new factory will be a joint venture with Samsung SDI The automaker targets an initial annual production capacity of 23 GWh The factory will begin operating in 2025, about the same time Stellantis plans to introduce a few of its electric models Stellantis announced it will invest $2.5 billion to build and operate a new battery factory in...

Rumour: Towards a Dedicated Electric Factory in Mexico for BMW

BMW's new assembly plant in Mexico - the complex opened in 2019 - could soon become the Bavarian division's first electric vehicle production center. At least that's what Automotive News says, citing a source familiar with BMW's future plans. In fact, AN even goes so far as to predict the arrival of the iX3 SUV and the pure electric 3...

Volkswagen is Searching for a Place to Build Scout Vehicles

Sites are being considered in the US. Volkswagen Scout models will include trucks and SUVs. Volkswagen is serious about its North American intentions as it is shopping for another site for a factory where it will build its Scout vehicles. Globally, the war in Ukraine and sales and market share declines in China, among other “issues” have made the...

A Special-Edition Volkswagen Golf R is Headed for North America

A new 20th-anniversary edition Golf R was introduced for Europe a few days ago. Canada’s first Golf R was the MK6 which launched in 2012. The US was privy to the MK5 Golf R32. At the very least, we will see some special badges. Volkswagen Canada is reportedly looking into introducing its own anniversary or special edition Golf R...

Fisker Teased the Pear Compact SUV

This second vehicle for Fisker is to be expected in 2024 The automaker claims the base price for this model will be $29,900 in the US The company’s CEO says a prototype will be unveiled earlier than he anticipated Fisker released a new teaser image depicting its second model to be unveiled, the Pear compact SUV. This new model will...

Porsche Drive Subscription Program Lands in Montreal

The program provides members with easy access to vehicles via a digital platform. The rental service enables weekend, daily, or weekly bookings for members. While many of us can’t afford to purchase a $115,000 Porsche 911, treating oneself to one for a few days for about $500/day can be an option. The Porsche Drive program, which has just arrived...