86% of Rivian Owners…

❓86% of Rivian Owners…

It is starting to feel a bit like spring, which means you can read your EV news outside, don’t forget to subscribe! 

  • The Rivian loyalty is strong
  • How BYD grew from battery maker to electric vehicle juggernaut
  • New all-electric Ford Explorer completes a record-setting 30,000 km drive
  • Fisker reduces prices on EVs
  • NIO adjusted first-quarter 2024 delivery outlook

These electric stories and more below. 

“I’m starting to think about things that I want to do, things that are fun. One of them is driving a car like a Porsche. I’ve driven a lot of cars – sedans, trucks and big family vehicles all year long. But there’s nothing like a four-wheel-drive Porsche.”

— Kevin O’Leary

CyberTruck Poll

On Tuesday, we asked “Do you like the Cybertruck?”.  60% of you said “No”.  That just means that 60% of you are wrong.  Haha.

Just kidding.  I like it though, but certainly respect how others feel about it.

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  1. Rivian ranks highest in customer loyalty among car brands, with 86% of owners expressing willingness to buy from the brand again.
  2. In the fourth quarter of 2023, BYD surpassed Tesla as the world's leading electric vehicle manufacturer, selling more battery-powered vehicles, with its cars undercutting the competition with several models starting under $20,000, and the Seagull priced at $11,500.
  3. Adventurer Lexie Alford and the new all-electric Ford Explorer lead a never-before-seen convoy of vehicles across the finish line of a record-setting 30,000 km journey, heralding a new era for Ford in Europe, with the European-built SUV boasting a best-in-class driving range of more than 372.82 miles on a single charge and the capability to charge from 10-80 percent in approximately 26 minutes with DC charging.
  4. Fisker Inc. significantly reduced the price of its Ocean SUV, including a $24,000 discount on the top-end version.
  5. Demand for ZF's CeTrax lite electric drive for light commercial vehicles surged shortly after the start of volume production, with the first thousand units already produced, boasting a peak output of 150 kW and a high level of vertical and system integration from other ZF locations.
  6. NIO adjusted its first-quarter 2024 delivery outlook to approximately 30,000 vehicles.
  7. Construction will soon commence on the first segment of highway in the U.S. to wirelessly charge electric vehicles as they travel, with the Indiana Department of Transportation, Purdue University, and Cummins.
  8. China filed a complaint against the U.S. at the World Trade Organization, alleging discriminatory requirements for electric vehicle subsidies, particularly targeting a new U.S. rule disqualifying tax credits for EV buyers if certain battery components are sourced from Chinese companies.
  9. Vietnamese automaker VinFast plans to enter the Thai electric vehicle market by selling its electric vehicles through local dealerships, aiming to tap into Thailand's growing EV market supported by government incentives and aiming to convert 30% of the country's annual vehicle production to EVs by 2030.
  10. Ford and Allego N.V. announce a partnership to equip hundreds of Ford dealerships across Europe with Allego ultra-fast EV charging technology, providing up to 400 kW charging to boost convenience for Ford EV drivers.
  11. Greenlane plans to establish its initial commercial EV charging corridor along Interstate 15, starting with sites in Colton, Barstow, and Baker, California, featuring over 100 chargers, including a flagship site in Colton with 60 charging stations for heavy-, medium-, and light-duty zero-emissions vehicles.
  12. NETA Automobile celebrated the production of its 400,000th vehicle, the NETA L, at its ecological smart factory in Tongxiang.


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