• Luxury EV leases are already tapping into $7,500 EV tax credit

    14 days ago - By High Gear Media

    New federal EV tax credit rules have set price caps that are narrowing the field of qualifying EVs, but a leasing loophole is already opening up a much wider field eligible for federal subsidies. The Inflation Reduction Act re-upped the federal EV tax credit of up to $7,500 for qualifying vehicles. It added price caps of $55,000 for cars and...
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  • Tesla heat pump detailed, gives a boost to winter EV range

    Tesla heat pump detailed, gives a boost to winter EV range

    14 days ago - By High Gear Media

    Tesla last week outlined some of the details that distinguish its heat pump system that's now included throughout its vehicle lineup. The electric vehicle maker claims that its design performs well in very cold weather, where other heat pumps fall short. Depending on the exact situation, Tesla claims, its cars might be using as little as a...
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  • Lightyear 0 solar EV nixed, as company pivots to Lightyear 2

    Lightyear 0 solar EV nixed, as company pivots to Lightyear 2

    14 days ago - By High Gear Media

    Lightyear on Monday announced that it is halting production of the Lightyear 0 solar EV, which it has claimed to be the first production solar car in the world. Instead, the Netherlands-based company is aiming toward the production of its mass-market, $40,000 Lightyear 2 solar EV due in 2025. “In order to safeguard our vision, we had to...
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  • Aptera details, Lightyear 0, Tesla heat pump, luxury EV leases: Today's Car News

    Aptera details, Lightyear 0, Tesla heat pump, luxury EV leases: Today's Car News

    14 days ago - By High Gear Media

    Lucid offers one of many expected luxury EV leases tapping into federal money. Aptera details the first of its three-wheeled solar EVs due to have up to a 1,000-mile range. Tesla claims its heat pump is better. And Lightyear bails on its solar-car starting line and skips to the future. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. The Aptera Launch...
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