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Re: General EV News

Wed May 27, 2020 10:22 pm

ABG:
Kia considering tiny EV to give commuters an alternative to taking the bus
It would land in the same segment as the Citroen Ami

https://www.autoblog.com/2020/05/26/kia ... g-the-bus/
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Re: General EV News

Tue Jun 09, 2020 8:51 pm

ABG:
GM CEO Mary Barra predicts mass electrification will take decades

She also made bold predictions about autonomous cars

https://www.autoblog.com/2020/06/09/mar ... e-decades/
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Lordstown

Wed Jun 09, 2021 10:47 am

WSJ today had a front page article on Lordstown:
Lordstown Motors Says It Doesn’t Have Cash to Start Commercial Production
The electric-truck startup also says that it has doubts about whether it can continue as a going concern through the end of the year
https://www.wsj.com/articles/lordstown- ... 1623181411
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Re: General EV News

Mon Jun 14, 2021 10:49 am

Electric truck maker Lordstown Motors shares slide after CEO and CFO resign
https://www.cnbc.com/2021/06/14/lordsto ... sign-.html

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Re: General EV News

Mon Jun 14, 2021 12:10 pm

That's too bad. We really need a broad market of EV trucks.

Right now I'd only bet on Tesla, Rivian, Ford and GM.
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