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Ford cuts prices on electric Mustang as demand softens for premium EVs

Ford is cutting prices of its all-electric 2023 Mustang Mach-E by has much as $8,100 as the automaker attempts to rid itself of inventory and compete with Tesla and its increasingly cheaper EVs. Total

Ford preps for its next big fight, Waymo recalls its self-driving car software and layoffs come for another AV startup

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Ex-Tesla exec leading Ford skunkworks project to develop low-cost EV

Ex-Tesla and Ford Advanced EV development boss Alan Clarke is leading a Ford skunkworks project to develop a low-cost electric vehicle, TechCrunch has learned. Ford CEO Jim Farley made a brief referen

Google Maps will now give EV drivers real-time battery range info, starting with Ford

Google announced Tuesday at CES 2024 a new feature for EV drivers that will track and display real-time battery information in Google Maps. The feature is available in EVs with Android Auto, a seconda

EV sales remained strong in Q4. They could have been stronger

All automakers, including Tesla, are at a crossroads. How should they invest their money?

Here are the 5 EVs that qualify for the full federal tax credit in 2024

The U.S. government has revealed the list of electric vehicles that qualify for the full federal tax credit under the newer, more stringent guidelines, and you can count them on one hand. General Moto

The EV tax credit is about to get better, and also harder to find

The federal tax credit for electric vehicles is about to change in one particular way that will make it far more attractive to buyers. Starting January 1, the rebate — up to $7,500 for qualifyin

Ford slashes production target for all-electric F-150 Lightning to match demand

Ford will cut production of its all-electric pickup truck in 2024 in an effort to match consumer demand. Ford executives signaled in October during its third-quarter earnings call plans to “adju

How the Tesla Cyberbeast compares to other high-priced electric pickups

After keeping some key specs close to its proverbial chest, Tesla is finally sharing more details about the final production versions of the Cybertruck electric pickup. Tesla published battery, speed

Ford downsizes EV battery factory plan

Ford said Tuesday it will downsize its plans to build a factory in Michigan that makes cheaper lithium iron phosphate batteries using tech licensed from China’s CATL. The decision comes two months a

Ford shutters company building an app for plumbers, electricians and other trades

Ford has shut down VIIZR, a software-as-a-service company that along with Salesforce built an app to help tradespeople like plumbers, locksmiths and electricians to schedule field appointments, send i

Ford snaps up EV power startup to boost its charging tech

Ford is buying and burying Auto Motive Power, or “AMP” for short, to bolster its charging, battery management and power conversion tech. The secretive energy startup once claimed to power

US automakers need to make up their minds already

Ford and GM are hedging their bets on EVs. In times of transition, that can be a terrible way to run a business.

Ford delays $12B in EV investments as automaker wrestles with demand

Ford is delaying about $12 billion in planned investments on EVs, including construction of a second battery plant with joint venture partner SK On due to softening demand for higher priced premium el

Ford and UAW negotiators reach ‘tentative agreement’ to end strike

Ford has reached a “tentative agreement on a new labor contract” with the United Auto Workers (UAW) union for the automaker’s U.S. operations. The UAW began its strike of the Detroit

Zipcar hit with feds’ first-ever fine for renting out recalled cars

If you rented a van from Zipcar a while back, there’s a chance it failed to meet the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s standards. The NHTSA hit Zipcar with a first-of-its-ki

Ford’s joint EV battery venture increases wages at planned factories amid UAW strike

Ford and its joint venture partner SK On will increase wages at two planned EV battery factories in Kentucky and Tennessee in an effort to assuage striking autoworkers. That offer might not be enough.

The new Ford F-150 Lightning Flash puts tech and battery range on center stage

Ford is launching another version of its all-electric F-150 Lightning pickup that prioritizes tech and battery range over other premium features as the automaker tries to respond more quickly to consu

US lawmakers push Ford to hand over documents on battery deal with China’s CATL

Ford may have paused its plans to build a $3.5 billion EV battery factory with CATL, but it hasn’t relieved pressure from Republican U.S. lawmakers who are investigating the automaker’s ag

Ford halts work on $3.5B EV battery factory with China’s CATL

Ford confirmed Monday it has immediately stopped work at a $3.5 billion factory in Michigan that was supposed to make cheaper lithium iron phosphate batteries using tech from China’s CATL. &#822
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