Jaguar plans to shift its EVs upmarket. It’s time to place cash down if you wish to be one of many first with a Fisker Ocean. Could a lift to the LFP chemistry heighten its reputation? And if you wish to take full benefit of the EV tax credit score on Toyota and Lexus plug-in fashions, make plans now. This and extra, right here at Green Car Reports.
Toyota has confirmed it’s true. Its plug-in hybrid and EVs in current months have been sufficient to set off its phaseout interval for the federal EV tax credit score. That means Toyota and Lexus plug-in fashions will be capable of declare the total quantity of the credit score—as much as $7,500—till October 1, whereas the credit score fades away utterly October 1, 2023.
With the manufacturing begin for the Fisker Ocean EV solely about 4 months away, Fisker has requested for an extra $5,000 from reservation-holders who wish to lock in one of many 5,000 spots for the $68,999 Ocean One launch version. Contrary to experiences elsewhere, Fisker clarified to Green Car Reports that that is an precise down cost on the car. Those holding out for the $37,499 Ocean Sport or different variations haven’t any must up the ante.
Jaguar is planning to utterly revamp its lineup with a trio of electrical luxurious crossovers as a result of begin arriving in 2025, in keeping with a report citing trade intelligence. It’s a part of a shift to be extra unique and upmarket.
China’s GAC has revealed a “super iron” LFP battery, with the declare of a 20% increase in power density by quantity versus typical LFP cells. Could it assist the chemistry break by means of to new markets just like the U.S., or new sorts of merchandise?
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