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Dodge’s first electrified vehicle will be a new crossover called the Hornet

2023 Dodge Hornet GT Dodge DETROIT – The first electrified vehicle for the Dodge brand under Stellantis will be a plug-in hybrid crossover called the Hornet, a resurrected name most recently used for a 1970s station wagon. The compact crossover will be Dodge’s new entry-level vehicle, with a starting price of less than $30,000 for […]

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Dodge will discontinue its Challenger and Charger muscle cars next year

2022 Dodge Charger SRT Hellcat (left) and 2022 Dodge Challenger SRT Super Stock Dodge DETROIT — Dodge will discontinue its gas-powered Challenger and Charger muscle cars at the end of next year, marking the end of an era for the brand as it starts to transition to electric vehicles. Since being resurrected in the mid- […]

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SoftBank-backed Ola Electric wants to launch a made-in-India EV in 2024

Ola CEO Bhavish Aggarwal appears on screen during a presentation in August 15, 2021. The company’s EV-arm, Ola Electric, plans to launch an electric car in 2024. Samyukta Lakshmi | Bloomberg | Getty Images The CEO of Ola Electric said Monday his firm would launch an all-electric vehicle that can go from 0 to 100 […]

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Elon Musk says Tesla has made over 3 million cars

17 May 2021, Brandenburg, Grünheide: Elon Musk, Tesla CEO, stands on the construction site of the Tesla factory and greets with his hard hat. Picture Alliance | Picture Alliance | Getty Images Tesla has made over three million cars, CEO Elon Musk tweeted on Sunday. Of that total, Tesla’s Shanghai factory has made one million […]

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The Motor City is moving south as EVs change the automotive industry

Jack Weaver, an 82-year-old retired dairy farmer whose house sits on a Civil War battlefield, lives near General Motors’ Spring Hill plant in Tennessee. Michael Wayland / CNBC SPRING HILL, Tenn. – Jack Weaver can point to a cannon on a Civil War battlefield from the comfort of a shaded bench in his backyard — […]

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Transportation Department is losing top auto safety regulator after a few months on the job

Dr. Steven Scott Cliff, nominee to be administrator of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, testifies during a Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee confirmation hearing in Russell Building on Thursday, December 16, 2021. Tom Williams | CQ-Roll Call, Inc. | Getty Images The Department of Transportation said on Friday that Steven Cliff, the head […]

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Huawei’s second quarter revenue rises slightly from a year ago

Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei released figures Friday that showed its first quarterly increase in revenue since 2020. Pictured here on July 8, 2022, is a Huawei flagship store in Shenzhen, Guangdong province of China. Jade Gao | Afp | Getty Images BEIJING — Chinese telecommunications giant Huawei released figures Friday that showed its first quarterly […]

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GM reveals new GMC Canyon premium midsize pickup, starting at $40,000

DETROIT — General Motors on Thursday revealed its redesigned GMC Canyon as a more premium offering than the current midsize pickup, including a new off-road AT4X model that will expand the vehicle’s pricing range. The new AT4X model features off-road performance parts as well as unique interior and exterior styling. It will launch alongside a […]

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Ford CEO doesn’t expect electric vehicle battery costs to drop anytime soon

Ford CEO Jim Farley poses with the Ford F-150 Lightning pickup truck in Dearborn, Michigan, May 19, 2021. Rebecca Cook | Reuters WAYNE, Mich. – Ford Motor CEO Jim Farley does not expect the costs of raw materials for the company’s electric vehicles to ease in the near future, marking the latest signal that automakers […]

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How the EV tax credits in Democrats’ climate bill could hurt electric vehicle sales

Tesla cars charge next to a traditional Texaco gas station on July 17, 2022 in Nephi, Utah. With more electric cars on the road, lack of charging infrastructure is becoming more of a problem for EV owners. George Frey | Getty Images Proposed tax credits of up to $7,500 for electric vehicles under the Inflation […]