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Hyundai Ioniq 7, Ioniq 5, and Kona EV with Kia EV9, EV6 and Niro EV

Hyundai and Kia Offer The Most EV SUV And Crossover Models Under $50,000 MSRP

I just wrapped up a visit with my auntie and uncle in Kauai. They want to purchase either a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) or electric (EV) subcompact - midsize SUV/crossover. My family are most concerned about seating position, cargo and passenger volume, and adequate ground clearance. To help them and others looking for similar vehicles at somewhere near the average price of a new vehicle, I have collected information on all such vehicles currently or soon to go on sale in the U.S (by end of 2023).
Kia EV6 closeup

Kia EV6 Pricing Revealed, Beats Almost All Currently Available EV Competitors

Kia has revealed the pricing of their new EV6 for the U.S. market and the good news is that it has a lower starting MSRP, at $40,900, than almost every other compact EV SUV currently for sale. Only the VW ID.4 and Hyundai Ioniq 5 (when the RWD base model goes on sale) are priced lower than the EV6, and only a tad lower at $40,760 and $39,700 respectively.
Tesla Model 3 in the Fast lane

Closing Pandora’s Box: Tesla Takes One Year Finding a Solution to a Hack in Same System Driverless Cars Will be Using

Thieves are hacking Tesla vehicles and their key fobs worldwide with special hacking computer hardware tools to steal the car within seconds. It took Tesla a year to solve it. All this, from the company that wants to bring us a world of electric cars without drivers, the problems that may seem too difficult for Tesla to solve over the electric cars they already have that still need them.
Alex Guberman speaks with H. Fisker at CES 2018

Electric Car Future at CES: Unveilings, Surprises and Disappointments

CES 2018 has come to an end but the hype it has created in the world of electric cars is just starting to spread. It is clear that electric cars are becoming more than just cars. They are hi-tech devices on wheels that are connected to the rest of our world. So, it is no surprise that more and more electric cars and EV related technologies are being showcased at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.

Fisker based VL Destino to carry on without Fisker, with 556 horsepower

Even though it looks like Fisker Automotive is all but out of business due to crippling financial issues, the Bob Lutz backed VL Destino that is based on the Fisker Karma extended range electric vehicle will carry on – with hundreds of inquiries from current Karma owners who are more interested in supercharged V8 power than they are emission free driving.
The Fisker Karma

Fisker faces bankruptcy as workers file suit over layoffs

Fisker Automotive could files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection this week as the company faces a massive government loan payment later this month – with the whole situation being complicated by a lawsuit filed by one of the employees who was laid off last Friday that, if successful, could lead to more suits of a similar nature.

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