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Gas-powered muscle cars drive into the sunset, turn electric

Gas-powered muscle cars drive into the sunset, turn electric

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Thundering gas-powered muscle cars, for decades a fixture of American culture, will be closing in on their final Saturday-night cruises in the coming years as automakers begin replacing them with super-fast cars that run on batteries. Stellantis’ Dodge brand, long the performance flag-bearer of the company formerly known as Fiat Chrysler, …

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Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud

Most electric cars are quiet. But Dodge says its future electric muscle car will be super loud

It’s part of an overall shift from Dodge, the American performance car division of Stellantis, towards electrified vehicles. The brand’s current gas-powered muscle cars, the Charger and Challenger, end production next year. The concept muscle car, called the Dodge Charger Daytona SRT, resembles a model that will go on sale 2024, according to executives. It …

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A Frustrating Hassle Holding Electric Cars Back: Broken Chargers

A Frustrating Hassle Holding Electric Cars Back: Broken Chargers

The federal government is doling out billions of dollars to encourage people to buy electric vehicles. Automakers are building new factories and scouring the world for raw materials. And so many people want them that the waiting lists for battery-powered cars are months long. The electric vehicle revolution is nearly here, but its arrival is …

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Breakingviews - Electric perfection is enemy of hybrid-car good

Breakingviews – Electric perfection is enemy of hybrid-car good

A Toyota Prius Prime is seen during the media preview of the 2016 New York International Auto Show in Manhattan, New York March 23, 2016. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid Register now for FREE unlimited access to Reuters.com Register HONG KONG, Aug 16 (Reuters Breakingviews) – There’s a place for the hybrid electric car. Activists are attacking companies …

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The government will soon hand you $4,000 to buy a used electric car. How to navigate the purchase, according to experts.

The government will soon hand you $4,000 to buy a used electric car. How to navigate the purchase, according to experts.

A new federal tax incentive is coming for used electric-car purchases.  Shoppers should understand that electric cars lose battery capacity as they age.  But used electric cars may have fewer problem areas than aging gasoline vehicles.  LoadingSomething is loading. Congress has passed a bill that will make used electric cars cheaper than ever when signed …

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A woman takes out an aid package from an electric car owned by the Jewish Federations of Ukraine in Kyiv, Ukraine, August 1, 2022. (Courtesy of the Jewish Federations of Ukraine/ via JTA)

In Ukraine, Jewish charity buys 40 electric cars as fuel crisis hinders aid delivery

JTA — Negotiating the bomb-scarred roads of eastern Ukraine is the easy part of Ilya Pulin’s day as he delivers food and medicine across the region as a volunteer. The difficult part, he told the Jewish Telegraphic Agency, is finding and paying for fuel in the war-torn country. Since Russia invaded in February, “fuel prices …

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For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

For Electric Vehicle Makers, Winners and Losers in Climate Bill

The climate and energy package awaiting final approval by Congress aims to achieve two goals that are not always compatible: Make electric vehicles more affordable while freezing China out of the supply chain. Auto industry representatives have been griping that the proposed $7,500 tax credits for electric vehicle buyers come with so many strings attached …

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