Tag: USA

Washington, D.C. Wants To Punish Heavy Vehicles, Including EVs, With Increased Fees

Washington, D.C. could enact a stricter ‘fat tax’ that penalizes vehicles based on how much they weigh. The proposal sounds like something dreamed up by Mazda Miata engineers, but it would result in higher vehicle registration fees based on the shipping weight supplied by manufacturers. Vehicles weighing 3,499 lbs (1,587 kg) or less would be […]

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Fisker CEO Teases PEAR Electric Crossover, Expects To Show Prototype Ahead Of Schedule

Henrik Fisker, the CEO of Fisker Inc., took to Instagram today to release a new photo of his company’s upcoming affordable EV, the PEAR. Along with the photo, he shared some information on the progress of the development process. “EV below $29,900 & Revolutionary,” Fisker wrote. “We are currently working full speed on re-defining how […]

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Caterham Seven 420 CUP Is A Street-Legal Track Weapon With Manually-Adjustable Dampers

Caterham unveiled a new variant of the iconic Seven, designed for track days. The Seven 420 CUP features modifications inspired by the Seven racecar including a set of manually-adjustable Bilstein dampers but remains street-legal which means that you can drive it to and from your favorite track. The company describes the new model as “the […]

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Hyundai Motor Group To Build New EV And Battery Plant In Georgia Creating 8,100 Jobs

The Hyundai Motor Group is betting big on electric vehicles as the company has announced plans to invest approximately $5.54 billion (£4.43 B / €5.25 B) into the state of Georgia. The massive investment will be used to construct dedicated electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities on a 2,923 acre site in Bryan County, which […]

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