We took the Lightning up to the mountains for some snowboarding last weekend. Who coined the term “Range Anxiety”? I prefer Range Thrill. Let’s just say the combination of bad weather, traffic, and low range made things exciting. We’re working on a video of the adventure. Stay tuned.
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Infrastructure is a critical piece to the mass adoption of EVs and we often hear about challenges related to EV charging. California wants accountability. The California Energy Commission plans to set rules on the reliability and availability of public EV charging stations and to hold charging companies accountable for charging infrastructure.
The commission plans to open a public feedback process that will lead to a definition of station “uptime” that does not “allow excessive exclusions” of the sort that can often be used by charging networks. They will no longer rely on the networks’ self-reported claims…
In other EV News
- Lucid unveiled its electric drive unit that combines the motor, inverter, differential, and transmission, produces 469 horsepower, and weighs 70.5 lbs.
- Based on spy shots and a customer survey, the Kia EV9 is expected to retain the boxy shape of the 2021 concept, have high performance and handling standards, and come in five different trim levels starting at around $56,000.
- Canoo and GCC Olayan have signed an agreement for the sale, distribution, service maintenance, and repair of Canoo vehicles in Saudi Arabia.
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