These electric vehicles qualify for tax credits under the Inflation Reduction Act (August 19, 2022) — CBS News
President Biden's signing of the Inflation Reduction Act is changing the landscape for Americans interested in buying an electric vehicle. The law replaces a previous tax break for EVs with a new set of credits, although that depends on where a car is assembled.
The Inflation Reduction Act Will Soon Make it Cheaper to Buy EVs—If They Have North American Batteries (August 16, 2022) —Time
Changes to the tax credit language took effect Tuesday afternoon when President Joe Biden signed into law the Inflation Reduction Act, which includes a number of federal provisions aimed at keeping EVs affordable and limiting China’s influence on the supply chain.
Dodge’s first-ever electrified performance vehicle is the Hornet R/T (August 16, 2022) — EV Pulse
Heading to dealerships in Spring 2023, the Dodge Hornet R/T is the brand’s first-ever electrified performance vehicle and the start of Dodge’s journey to electrified performance. The Hornet will be the most powerful and quickest compact SUV available for less than $30,000.
What Should a Nine-Thousand-Pound Electric Vehicle Sound Like? (August 1, 2022) — The New Yorker
E.V.s are virtually silent, so acoustic designers are creating alerts for them. Hans Zimmer, the film composer, was involved in scoring branded sounds for BMW’s Vision M Next car. A symphony—or a cacophony—of car noise could be coming to city streets.
More Americans Would “Definitely” Get Electric Vehicles, Consumer Reports Survey Shows (July 7, 2022) — Consumer Reports
A recent Consumer Reports survey revealed that over 70% of American drivers are interested in buying or leasing an EV, and 14% would “definitely” buy or lease an electric-only vehicle, up from 4% who said the same in a 2020 survey.
GM, Honda are teaming up to build a $30,000 electric car (April 5, 2022) — CNN Business
Building a cheap car that is also profitable for the manufacturer is shockingly difficult. Because of the high cost of battery components, it becomes even more difficult if that car is electric. But Honda and General Motors, two of the biggest car companies in the world, believe they can crack the code to producing a low-cost EV. And they want to do it together.
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