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Opinion: Why Choosing the Right Car Is More Important than Ever

Your Choices Matter To Your Pocketbook—and Your Psyche This article may contain affiliate links. These days, buying a new car is a decision that you can’t take lightly. There are so many different factors to consider when buying a car and there are dozens of unique features that you can only find in very specific …

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Rivian confirms plan for second factory, before delivering first electric trucks

Rivian last week confirmed plans for a second factory just days after confirming delivery delays for its R1T electric pickup truck and R1S electric SUV. The important piece of news was contained in an announcement of a $2.5 billion funding round, with previous Rivian investors Amazon and Ford contributing. “This infusion of funds from trusted… …

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7 Common Hybrid Myths and Misconceptions Debunked

Smashing Through the Barriers To Hybrid Cars Story by Elizabeth B. Hines. Photos from Clean Fleet Report archives. Hybrid vehicles are becoming more and more common. They have many advantages, such as consuming less fuel, being more environmentally friendly, silent and smooth to drive. The prototypical hybrid–the Toyota Prius Unfortunately, hybrid cars still have a …

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Tesla Semi and Cybertruck delay, Rivian second factory, Hyundai fuel-cell semis: Today’s Car News

Tesla provided more detail about how it plans to open its Supercharger network to other EVs. It made a record number of vehicles but won’t get to the Semi—or Cybertruck, quite likely—until next year. And it has too many kinds of batteries. Meanwhile Hyundai announced a first batch of fuel-cell semis for the U.S. And …

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Report: Biden rules will support 40% EVs by 2030, outdo Obama targets for mpg

President Biden will soon propose fuel-economy and EV adoption targets that surpass targets set by his former boss, AP News reported Tuesday. The proposed rules from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Department of Transportation (DOT) could be released as early as next week, according to the report, which cited four anonymous industry… Source: Green …

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Minnesota adopts California EV mandate, makes it tougher for plug-in “compliance cars”

Minnesota has officially become the first Midwestern state to adopt California’s stricter emissions standards, as well as a zero-emission vehicle (ZEV) mandate requiring the highest-volume automakers to sell electric cars. As previously discussed by lawmakers, the new rules go into effect January 1, 2024, for 2025 models. However, automakers may… Source: Green Car Reports Read …

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