Here’s a great video put together telling the origin story of Rivian. A 26 year old starts a billion dollar car company from nothing.. pretty incredible story.
Lucid Air Shoots for the Sky
Still prototyping building out their factory.. but promising big things. The biggest being a more efficient battery.. able to eek out a 400 mile range. I hope it’s true. At that point the talk of range anxiety should vanish. https://electrek.co/2020/02/05/lucid-air-tesla-range-efficiency/
Lucid Air Luxury Car
400 mile range @ 200mph with 1000hp. Seems reasonable. Supposedly all of this can be yours for only $60k. Lucid took in over $1B in funding from a group in Saudi so it’s certainly possible this could happen.
Tesla releases new design drawing
This came along with an announcement to product a “Chinese” inspired design to be delivered around the world. As always, details from Tesla are sparse.
FISKER OCEAN SUV
I still struggle with the term SUV for vehicles like this.. looks like a car to me. Aren’t we stretching the term a bit? Regardless, it’s exciting to see more electric car startups getting closer to production.. and at a reasonable price. The Fisker Ocean should be available late 2021 or early 2022. It has […]
2020 AUDI E-TRON PRESTIGE
At $76,000 this isn’t a beginner’s electric SUV, but it is the first one from Audi. It won’t win awards for range at 200+ miles but it does get kudos for looking like a beautiful car and not falling into the “needs to look like it’s from the future” thing. It’s fairly mainstream, which is […]
Sony Announces Surprise Electric Car
There is little to no information available about this new sedan.. but the news is that this was a complete surprise.. to everyone. https://cleantechnica.com/2020/01/06/sony-shocks-announces-electric-car/
Tesla Model 3
The Tesla’s Model 3 finally completed Elon Musk’s grand vision of selling a premium long range electric car at the magical $35k price point.
Volvo’s Polestar 2
“With the Polestar 2 we are going all electric and we aren’t looking back.” – Volvo
Porche Macan Electric
Porche is investing $3.6B in converting their line of cars to electric. The popular Macan is going to be the next inline to receive the electric treatment.