The Hyundai Kona electrical outshines its gasoline counterpart. Illinois would be the residence of an enormous LFP battery manufacturing facility. And the Porsche Taycan is getting recalled for battery points solely affecting one mannequin yr. This and extra, right here at Green Car Reports.
Based on some temporary first driving impressions of the 2024 Hyundai Kona Electric, we will confirm that when once more it’s the best-driving of the lineup, offering an expertise that’s extra refined in each approach. Only with last pricing not but disclosed for the U.S., we’ve but to see the way it elements in with respect to worth—particularly with the addition of a base-battery model.
The Chinese battery maker Gotion is setting itself as much as be a U.S. battery maker—with the addition of a $2 billion EV battery manufacturing facility in Illinois. Set to start out manufacturing in 2024, the massive facility will make LFP battery packs and cells—for patrons not but revealed, though it’s truthful to say that Gotion is a key companion of VW in Germany for its new PowerCo enterprise.
And battery points are prompting a recall of the 2023 Porsche Taycan and 2023 Audi E-Tron GT. No different mannequin years are affected, the automakers underscore. A change to the sealant used for the packs for the 2023 mannequin yr might show costly, with some house owners probably receiving new packs.
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