California’s plan aims to triple electric vehicle sales by 2026

Sacramento, CA — California wants electric vehicle sales to triple in the next four years to 35% of all new car purchases, a strict target set as part of a goal of phasing out gas-powered cars by the middle of the next decade. The California Air Resources Board’s proposal would raise sales of new electric, … Read more

Covid lockdowns wreak havoc in the world’s largest auto market

Hong Kong CNN Business – Factory closures, new model launches delayed and sales slump. China’s massive auto market has been plunged into disarray due to the recent wave of Covid in the country, with strict lockdowns in many cities hitting auto production. The worst outbreak of Covid in China in two years has prompted the … Read more

Analysis: The GMC Hummer EV is a great implementation of an awesome idea

CNN – With the GMC Hummer EV, GM designers and executives wanted to create a vehicle that would destroy stereotypes about electric vehicles and what they can do. In this regard, the GMC Hummer EV has been a notable success. It’s unlike any electric car – or any vehicle in any form of power – … Read more

Hertz buys 65,000 electric cars from Polestar

New York CNN Business – Swedish electric car maker Polestar will sell up to 65,000 electric cars to Hertz over the next five years, the two companies announced Monday. The move comes on the heels of Hertz’s order for 100,000 electric cars from Tesla in October 2021. Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath previously told Automotive News … Read more