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Ioniq 6 price, safest electric car, Rivian sound, Porsche away from single-pedal driving: Reversed week

Which automaker (not Tesla) has restarted its plan to bring the yoke to the US?

And another solar car has been cancelled. Which?

Here’s our look back at the Reversal Week—right here at the Green Car Report—for the week ending February 24, 2023.

The 2023 Hyundai Ioniq 6 electric sedan There’s a U.S. price tag, and it puts the 361-mile version well ahead of the Tesla Model 3 in the $46,615 range. Base versions of the Ioniq 6 start at $42,715 with a range of 240 miles. That positions the price of the Ioniq 6 just below the price of the Ioniq 5 crossover.

The Genesis Electrified GV70 electric SUV 2023 much more expensive than the petrol-powered GV70, the luxury brand revealed last week. But the $3,750 tax credit and cost of ownership advantage will likely help erase that difference somewhat.

Lexus RZ450e 2023

Lexus RZ450e 2023

Lexus will not provide Yoke interface and wire control system The brand emphasized last week that the RZ electric crossovers in the US market are yet to appear. But it is still due for the market at some future date, as said before.

The Sono Sion solar vehicle project terminated, Sono Motors announced on Friday. The company will instead focus on solar retrofits for trucks, buses, etc., although it remains open to the possibility of selling the Sion program.

Production model Sono Sion

Production model Sono Sion

Porsche said that driving with one pedal in an inefficient tram. That’s because more aggressive regenerative braking settings in such vehicles lose energy during acceleration and deceleration, Porsche argues—so it’s always better to encourage slowing down.

Sakuu of California announced The first 3D printed battery for electric vehicles. The company also claims that 3D printing can activate solid-state chemistry sooner, activate custom form factors, and take less energy and raw materials to create.

Based on recent field testing by the European environmental group Transport & Environment and Graz University of Technology, a series of plug-in hybrid models found to emit more CO2 than what the manufacturer claims, even when they are fully charged.

Volkswagen revealed earlier this week that it is planning to optimize more “all-in-one” EV components for efficiencywith expertise kept in-house, instead of searching for suppliers.

Tesla Model Y 2023 in IIHS side impact test

Tesla Model Y 2023 in IIHS side impact test

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has released its annual list of models that achieve Top Safety Pick and Top Safety Pick+ status. With the enhanced requirements, we looked at the safest EV models and plug-ins.

Toyota is said to be considering boosting Electric vehicle production in Kentucky at its current plant there as soon as 2025, according to a report. The move is likely to take advantage of a federal EV tax credit as well as incentivized batteries from a new factory in North Carolina.

Lordstown Motors has Endurance electric truck production halt due to “performance and quality issues”. While the company didn’t reveal what those were, it said it had filed paperwork to recall 19 trucks due to an issue that could lead to loss of propulsion while driving.

Lordstown endurance

Lordstown endurance

For faster DC fast charging, Rivian is reviewing There is a cool fan charging station under the truck while they are plugged in. That could reduce the need for some oversized built-in coolers that are only used when charging.

California is considering minimum efficiency standards for replacement tires, which helps ensure that hybrids and electric vehicles originally sold with performance-focused rubber receive comparable replacements. The state says it can save a lot of money and emissions over the life of the vehicle.

A study from Deloitte shows that subscriptions can play a surprising role in gasoline-powered car sales—not necessarily because of interest among younger, more knowledgeable shoppers. technology, but more than that concerns about the resale value of scooters.

Try the Rivian R1T sound

Try the Rivian R1T sound

And sound coming from Rivian R1T and R1S Electric trucks are created from actual recorded bird songs, recorded in Yellowstone National Park. How that for an easter egg?


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