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The RAV4 EV rises again – Toyota and Tesla reveal new electric SUV

Toyota’s new RAV4 EV, which was revealed today at the Electric Vehicle Symposium in Los Angeles, represents several milestones for the auto industry. It’s Toyota’s first all-electric vehicle, and the only electric SUV on the market so far. It’s also the only EV model ever to rise from the dead – the original RAV4 EV… Read more »

Toyota secures mother lode of lithium in Argentina

  Listen to my story ‘bout a company named Toyota Crankin out the Pria, tryin to make their sales quota Without enough batteries, production would halt Good thing they found a bunch of carbonate salt Lithium, that is…white gold…Argentine applesauce… …but seriously folks, Japanese news site Nikkei reported this week that the Toyota Tsusho Corporation… Read more »

Will the Buy American provisions of the revamped EV tax credit do more harm than good?

Auto industry experts (and others) are beginning to assess the details of the redesigned federal EV tax credit program contained in the Inflation Reduction Act. There’s broad agreement that the changes will help to speed EV adoption, but there’s also concern that some provisions of the law could be counter-productive, at least in the short… Read more »

2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV: Chevy previews a mass-market electric SUV

Mid-size five-seat crossovers are a huge segment, and Chevy wants yours to plug in—next year. Chevrolet, it seems, doesn’t want to scare potential shoppers by offering up electric vehicles that stress too heavily the fact they’re … well, different. An advance preview of the upcoming 2024 Chevrolet Blazer EV suggested it’s very much a Chevy… Read more »

Even as automakers push EVs, they continue lobbying against climate action

Automakers are continuing to improve their electric vehicles, expanding the selection of models, and (finally!) running some substantial ad campaigns for their EV offerings. Some of them are talking huge games for the future, making headlines with plans to introduce dozens of new EVs, and even to phase out gas-burners. However (surprise, surprise), most of… Read more »

Auto CEOs and Biden administration officials call for charging interoperability

The White House recently held a virtual meeting with representatives of most of the major automakers to discuss electric vehicles and charging. According to Reuters, senior Biden administration officials and automotive leaders agreed on the importance of interoperability for charging infrastructure. “There was broad consensus that charging stations and vehicles need to be interoperable and… Read more »