Audi h-tron quattro concept, 2016 Detroit Auto Show
Reports emerging from around the electric-car industry point to a wave of possible battery shortages on the horizon. The EPA rates the new Tesla Model 3 Standard Range and Standard Range Plus, as well as the Model S Long Range. Hyundai reveals the range of the new battery in the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric—in Europe. And fast-charging network EVgo opens the first curb-side fast chargers in the U.S. All this and more on Green Car Reports.
A new lawsuit between two of the largest EV battery suppliers, as well as reported closed-door statements from Tesla point to potential shortages of batteries and the materials to make them. That could delay several of next year’s (if not this year’s) highly-anticipated new electric models.
Hyundai still won’t talk about how it will update its range of plug-in and hybrid Ioniqs in the U.S., but in Europe they’re getting a complete update with more tech inside and a bigger battery with more range.
The Tesla Model 3 Standard Range and the new Model S long range get official EPA ratings, and they both top their categories.
DC fast-charge network EVgo has opened the first installation of six fast chargers alongside a city street in the US, in Sacramento, California.
Facing shortages of battery supplies and potential price hikes, Audi plans to continue the pursuit of hydrogen fuel-cell cars under, which it may call H-tron.
Finally, Florida could be the next state to legalize self-driving cars without a safety driver.
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