Automotive News

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2023 Kia Niro, 2022 Kia Sorento PHEV, 2023 Kia Sportage PHEV

Kia Offers The Most Plug-In Hybrid SUVs And Crossovers For Under $50,000 MSRP

I am on vacation on the island of Kauai, visiting my auntie and uncle in Lihue. They both just retired from long careers as teachers here and are looking for their first plug-in vehicle. They want an SUV or crossover with a higher seating position with at least enough ground clearance to handle a rutted dirt road leading to a hike or beach somewhere on the island. They might be like any other car shopper looking for their first plug-in vehicle, so I decided to help them out with a little research.
Tesla Model Y battery pack

Elon Musk Says 4680 Cells Are Recyclable Following Munro’s Challenge To Tear Down A Structural Pack

Munro & Associates is currently in the process of tearing down a refreshed Model Y with 4680 cells and a structural pack. And in the tear-down process, they have found getting to the batteries extremely challenging. This has led some individuals to believe the 4680 cells are non-recyclable. However, Elon Musk reassured us that the new cells are indeed recyclable.
Tesla Model Y

Tesla Model Y Becomes China’s Best Selling Vehicle Out Competing Both BEVs & ICE Vehicles

According to data released by China Passenger Car Association (CPCA), for the first time in the month of June, the Model Y has become the best-selling vehicle in China. And even more impressively, the Model Y was able to beat not only battery-electric vehicles but also internal combustion vehicles with a starting price below $10,000.