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Mass-market Lightyear 2 solar car aims for efficiency boost with tech from supercar maker Koenigsegg

9 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Lightyear will borrow tech from Swedish supercar builder Koenigsegg for its upcoming mass-market solar-assisted EV. Koenigsegg is also investing in Lightyear, the two companies confirmed in a press release. The startup unveiled its first production car, the Lightyear 0, in June with a price tag equivalent to roughly $260,000 and an initial run of...
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Study: EV startup brands aren't doing well in connecting with prospective customers

Study: EV startup brands aren't doing well in connecting with prospective customers

9 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Startup EV brands Tesla, Lucid, Rivian, and Polestar have touted desirable products and a direct-sales business model that avoids dealership hassles. But they may not be connecting as well with prospective customers as traditional luxury brands, according to a recent study from consultancy Pied Piper. In a ranking of 25 brands, Rivian came in last...
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BMW iX review, Tesla sales process, ICE retirement, Lightyear and Koenigsegg: Today's Car News

BMW iX review, Tesla sales process, ICE retirement, Lightyear and Koenigsegg: Today's Car News

9 days ago   |   By High Gear Media

Lightyear teams up with Sweden's Koenigsegg. Tesla and startup EV brands are losing out on the sales, one study suggests. Researchers suggest EV sales targets are an incomplete solution without retiring gas vehicles. And we warm up to the weirdness of the BMW iX. This and more, here at Green Car Reports. In a weeklong drive review of the BMW...
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2023 Ford Ranger stands pat with modest price increase

2023 Ford Ranger stands pat with modest price increase

The 2023 Ford Ranger mid-size pickup truck carries over into the new year, contrary to speculation that a new model was due for North America. The carryover model has a price... Read more ...

2023 Nissan Z, Bentley Batur, Mercedes-Benz AMG One: Car News Headlines

2023 Nissan Z, Bentley Batur, Mercedes-Benz AMG One: Car News Headlines

With more power, more technology, and a stiffer structure, Nissan didn't reinvent the Z with the sports car's 2023 redesign but moved the icon forward into the new decade... Read more ...

2023 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spy shots and video: Major changes pegged for...

2023 Porsche Cayenne Coupe spy shots and video: Major changes pegged for mid-cycle refresh

Porsche engineers have been spotted testing a prototype for an updated version of the Cayenne Coupe, with the latest tester for the Cayenne GTS Coupe variant. The Cayenne... Read more ...

F-150 Lightning price hike, Meyers Manx EV, Lucid Air Stealth: Today's Car News

F-150 Lightning price hike, Meyers Manx EV, Lucid Air Stealth: Today's Car News

Ford hikes F-150 Lightning prices. The Meyers Manx is back as a niche electric vehicle. Lucid Air goes black. And EV buyers have great credit. This and more, here at Green Car... Read more ...

2022 Polaris Slingshot SL MC Commute Review

2022 Polaris Slingshot SL MC Commute Review

We return inside of the cockpit of Polaris' wild-looking Slingshot SL autocycle in this review. Polaris offers powersport enthusiasts something different with its 2022... Read more ...

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Review

2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000 Review

We try out Suzuki's affordable 2022 GSX-S1000 naked bike. Suzuki aims to lure its die-hard sportbike riding audience with its 2022 Suzuki GSX-S1000. The GSX-S is a liter-class... Read more ...

Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster teased, debuts Aug. 19

Hennessey Venom F5 Roadster teased, debuts Aug. 19

Hennessey started deliveries of its Venom F5 hypercar last fall and now the company is just days out from unveiling a new open-top version. Hennessey on Tuesday released a pair... Read more ...

Review: The 2023 Nissan Z digs into the past to exceed expectations

Review: The 2023 Nissan Z digs into the past to exceed expectations

Z is more than just a letter to a dedicated fan base of car enthusiasts, my family among them. My Uncle Robert owned every model of Z, except the 260, until he died of cancer... Read more ...

Bentley Batur bespoke special previews brand's new design language

Bentley Batur bespoke special previews brand's new design language

Buoyed by the success of 2020's Bacalar convertible, whose 12-car production run is almost complete, Bentley is now ready to show us its next bespoke project, which goes by the... Read more ...

The Sub-700kg, 1200bhp Rodin FZero Is A Track Monster With Batman Styling

The Sub-700kg, 1200bhp Rodin FZero Is A Track Monster With Batman Styling

Rodin's hypercar aims to be the fastest track car in the world Read more ...