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GM and LG reveal second $2.3bn Ultium EV battery plant

GM and LG reveal second $2.3bn Ultium EV battery plant

GM and LG will build a new electric car battery plant together, the two companies have confirmed today, settling rumors of an expansion of the joint Ultium Cells venture as the automaker tries to maximize production of cheaper EV power packs. The new facility will be in Spring Hill, Tennessee, and see General Motors and LG Energy Solution pump in a further $2.3 billion in investment.

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The all-electric EQS is ground zero for Mercedes’ most lavish tech

The all-electric EQS is ground zero for Mercedes’ most lavish tech

Lavish and electric, the 2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS doesn't look like any other car the German automaker offers, and neither does the rest of the range come near its frankly excessive tech and gadgetry. Unveiled today, and headed to US dealerships in fall of 2021, the new EQS won't only be America's first taste of Mercedes electrification, but the headliner for a whole range of luxury features it's been working on.

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A Ferrari EV is coming in 2025

A Ferrari EV is coming in 2025

Ferrari will reveal its first all-electric car in 2025, the automaker has confirmed, putting to rest long standing will-they-or-won't-they speculation about whether an EV really can find a place in the Italian supercar-maker's range. The timeline for the new Ferrari EV was confirmed during its Annual General Meeting, held today.

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2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS First Look: Electric luxury to take seriously

2022 Mercedes-Benz EQS First Look: Electric luxury to take seriously

Whenever Mercedes-Benz unleashes a new S-Class, the entire automotive industry watches in anticipation. With the impending debut of its 2022 EQS all-electric luxury sedan, meanwhile, the stakes are even higher. All eyes are on the three-pointed star to see if its newest EV can truly redefine the standards of luxury and performance in electric vehicles, and there's plenty at stake either way.

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Audi Q4 e-tron: The 4 things US buyers need to know

Audi Q4 e-tron: The 4 things US buyers need to know

Audi's Q4 e-tron has been officially revealed, and what's arguably the automaker's most important car in years is aiming to upend how realistic going electric is. Squeezing an unexpectedly spacious cabin into a compact crossover footprint, and introducing new tech like an AR head-up display, the Q4 e-tron isn't landing in the US quite yet but we can fill you in on some of the key details.

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2022 Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron revealed: More affordable EVs

2022 Audi Q4 e-tron and Q4 Sportback e-tron revealed: More affordable EVs

Audi has unveiled what will be its most affordable all-electric models, with the 2022 Q4 e-tron and 2022 Q4 Sportback e-tron promising a sub-$45k starting price and around 250 miles of range. Rather than chasing jaw-dropping performance, Audi has opted to take on the heartland of compact crossovers instead, making its pitch interior space, technology, and attainable refinement.

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2022 Mazda MX-30 EV is coming to the US: Rotary good news, range bad news

2022 Mazda MX-30 EV is coming to the US: Rotary good news, range bad news

Mazda is bringing an electric crossover to the US, with the 2022 Mazda MX-30 EV set to land in dealerships from fall 2021. It's the automaker's first battery-electric vehicle but, as we've come to expect from Mazda, it's not taking the same route as other car companies. That includes, down the line, the return of the unusual rotary engine.

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Ford BlueCruise hands-free driver assistance goes on an epic road trip

Ford BlueCruise hands-free driver assistance goes on an epic road trip

Ford is readying its hands-free driver assistance system for the latest F-150 and Mustang Mach-E, rebranding it as Ford BlueCruise ahead of an OTA release later in 2021. Announced last year as Ford Active Drive Assist, the system is officially Level 2 on the autonomy scale, meaning while it can handle lane-keeping and maintain pace with traffic on certain roads, the driver is still required to pay attention.

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2022 Polestar 2 single motor EV promises 260+ miles and lower price

2022 Polestar 2 single motor EV promises 260+ miles and lower price

Polestar is adding two new versions of the Polestar 2 EV to its line-up, including a more affordable single motor model expected to bump range to around 260 miles on a charge. The 2022 Polestar 2 will also be offered in a more affordable dual-motor configuration, with an optional Plus Pack also promising to nudge up how far the EV can drive.

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I can’t stop watching Aptera’s solar EV take on the drag strip

I can’t stop watching Aptera’s solar EV take on the drag strip

Electric cars may not be the most common thing to find at a drag race, but then the Aptera is no ordinary electric car. Resurrected in 2019, the solar powered BEV is currently sitting pretty on more than 7,000 reservations, though as a recent trip to the race track demonstrates there's still plenty of work to be done before the two-seater is ready for production.

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2021 VW ID.4 Pro EPA range numbers are out with a surprise

2021 VW ID.4 Pro EPA range numbers are out with a surprise

The next version of Volkswagen's 2021 ID.4 all-electric crossover has had its official EPA range figures confirmed, and it's actually better news for miles-per-charge if you missed out on the ID.4 1st Edition. Reservations of the very first examples of the MEB-based electric car began back in September 2020, with all the EVs earmarked for the US promptly snapped up in about eight hours.

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Electric Chevrolet Silverado confirmed: 400+ mile range from F-150 EV rival

Electric Chevrolet Silverado confirmed: 400+ mile range from F-150 EV rival

A new Chevrolet Silverado electric pickup is coming, with GM confirming the long-rumored rival to Ford's upcoming all-electric F-150 EV. It's a sign of just how close to mainstream electric vehicles are getting, with mainstays of American transportation - for both consumers and businesses - branching out beyond internal combustion options like gas and diesel.

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