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Ford introduces the F-150 Lightning Flash

Ford just announced a fresh addition to its electric fleet, the F-150 Lightning Flash. The all-electric F-150 Lightning is getting another version that will make the long range battery more affordable than ever. It upgrades on the XLT model with the extended-range battery that boasts an EPA range of 515 km. The Flash also comes with Ford BlueCruise hands-free highway driving. This nifty piece of tech comes in version 1.2, which includes the ability to change lanes hands-free after a simple tap of the turn signal (once the coast is clear). The F-150 Lightning Flash is… More…

EV maker Lordstown Motors’ assets sold to original CEO for $10M

Green Car Reports
Lordstown Motors’ founder and former CEO is buying the bankrupt EV maker’s assets, according to a September 29 filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Lordstown’s “selling entities” said in the filing that Steve Burns made the only qualified bid for what’s left of Lordstown, which filed for bankruptcy in late June. Burns… More…

Tesla launches a cheaper Model Y RWD option in the US

Shortly after Tesla us dropped the base AWD Model Y option from its configurator, the company adds a rear-wheel drive option that’s $3,750 cheaper. It starts at $43,990 and when you apply the full tax credit of $7,500, the actual asking price goes down to $36,490. Some believe that Tesla is using Lithium-iron-Phosphate (LFP) batteries, which are cheaper to produce than Nickel-Manganese-Cobalt (NMC) cells. They are also touted as more durable and more efficient. Perhaps that’s the reason Tesla is able to keep the price of the new Model Y so low. The new trim has 418 km of range, as… More…