The cost of electric vehicles is high

picture: Toyota While reading Elizabeth Blackstock mail The other day you’re contemplating whether or not Toyota’s marketing plan for its first electric car will work, the bZ4X – which seemed to me. I realized automakers don’t seem to want electric cars in the hands of the masses—and it all has to do with cost, since … Read more

Volkswagen to give up cheap cars

Nearly 20 years after Volkswagen introduced the Phaeton to the “huh?” From the buying public, Volkswagen is again doubling down on premium models that offer higher profit margins than the cheap stuff. All that and more in morning shift On April 6, 2022. Step one: It must be fun to be an Audi CEO right … Read more

Hybrids are back and Toyota is taking over the moment

Photo: Toshifumi Kitamura / Agence France-Presse (Getty Images) Toyota’s slow roads are working in its favour, with more factories in Michigan halting production and Lewis Hamilton’s aversion to racing in Saudi Arabia is just a huge misunderstanding, according to Saudi Arabia. All that and more in this Friday’s edition of morning shift On April 1, … Read more

Honda now makes certified used cars for a decade

Photo: Honda Honda wants to sell more cars, automakers back off with stricter fuel economy standards, and Faraday’s future. All that and more in morning shift On March 31, 2022. First gear: CPO Honda said Thursday it will sell certified used cars that are 10 years old, with no mileage restrictions, which it would be … Read more

What do higher gas prices for electric cars mean

Photo: Tom Williams (AP) If you are tired of The skyrocketing gas price And they think about Benefits of electric drivingYou’re probably not alone. But while switching to an electric vehicle may seem like a no-brainer, there are some significant drawbacks — including new problems stemming from the conflict in Ukraine — facing the electric … Read more