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2025 Nissan Leaf carries over, loses EV tax credit eligibility

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The 2025 Nissan Leaf carries over but loses its eligibility for the federal EV tax credit this model year. It’s already been a roller coaster. After new regulations that were phased in last August, the 2024 Leaf became eligible for a $3,750 credit in October. Then at the start of the year the Leaf fell back out of eligibility until it met the… Read more…

Nissan Ariya recalled for something EVs rarely have: An oil leak

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Nissan is recalling a small number of 2023 Ariya electric SUVs for an issue that rarely affects EVs: an oil leak. The recall includes just 84 vehicles, but all are thought to have damaged O-rings in their motor assemblies that can lead to oil leaks within motors, “causing abnormal wear and debris,” according to the National Highway Traffic Safety… Read more…

Tesla Supercharging is losing edge vs. other public EV charging

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Other EV charging networks are catching up to the Tesla Supercharger network in customer satisfaction, according to a new J.D. Power study. The Tesla Supercharger network hasn’t necessarily gotten worse in this areas, but other networks are improving, the study found. It still has the highest level of customer satisfaction among fast-charging… Read more…

2025 Chevy Blazer EV gets lower base price, omits some features

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The Chevrolet Blazer EV electric SUV will arrive at a lower base price in its existing LT and RS versions as they’re renewed for the 2025 model year, the company revealed Monday. For 2025, the Blazer EV LT AWD costs $48,995, while the Blazer RS AWD costs $54,295, both including mandatory destination fees. Going by the starting price for both… Read more…

Survey: Fewer Americans seek EVs, as attention shifts to hybrids

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Consumer interest in EVs has declined, with car shoppers showing more interest in hybrids, according to a new AAA survey. Only 18% of U.S. adults surveyed said they were “likely” or “very likely” to buy a new or used EV, down from 23% last year. And 63% of respondents said they were “unlikely or very unlikely” to make an EV their next… Read more…

Mercedes and Stellantis pause European EV battery plans, look to LFP

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Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis are pausing work on two EV battery plants and may be looking to LFP battery cells to lower costs, reports Bloomberg. Automotive Cells Company (ACC), a battery supplier for the two automakers with plans to open three new battery plants in Europe at a cost of 7.6 billion euros (approximately $8.2 billion at current… Read more…

Here’s why the federal EV charging network is rolling out so slowly

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The Biden administration funded a $7.5 billion national EV charging network as part of the 2021 infrastructure law, but despite the investment new charging stations are rolling out at a slow pace, reports Automotive News. The National Electric Vehicle Infrastructure (NEVI) program calls for 500,000 charging stations nationwide, but to date only… Read more…

Ford considers EV battery swapping via drive-up docking stations

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A recently surfaced patent application from Ford envisions a new type of EV battery swapping system. EV battery swapping generally involves removing a depleted battery pack from underneath the vehicle and sliding in a fully charged one. But in this patent application, the automaker discusses drive-up docking stations that would use a vehicle’s own… Read more…

Hyundai, Kia confirm first US-made EVs: $7,500 tax credit eligible?

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Hyundai on Friday confirmed its first EV for U.S. production, while the automaker’s Kia brand began U.S. EV production that same day. But neither brand is discussing eligibility for the $7,500 federal tax credit quite yet. The Hyundai Ioniq 5 will be the first model produced at the automaker’s EV “Metaplant” near Savannah, Georgia, Jose… Read more…

$25,000 Jeep EV is coming to US soon, said Stellantis CEO

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A $25,000 Jeep EV is coming to the U.S. “very soon,” Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares told CNBC and other media at a Bernstein investor conference last week. “If you ask me what is an affordable BEV, I would say 20,000 euros in Europe and $25,000 in the U.S.,” Tavares said at the conference, which was held prior to last week’s Wagoneer S debut… Read more…