Lucid price hike, EV charging apps, Volta trucks in the US: Today’s Car News

Lucid price hike, EV charging apps, Volta trucks in the US: Today’s Car News

California’s Lucid is elevating selling prices, and ramping up manufacturing. The apps from automakers aren’t solely offering on charging functionality. And Volta, with its futuristic-hunting vans, is coming to the U.S. This and a lot more, listed here at Inexperienced Automobile Reviews. 

Lucid, the EV maker based in California and producing its cars and trucks in Arizona, announced a price tag hike of up to $15,000 on its autos. As opposed to Rivian and that company’s current blunder, Lucid prolonged the initial pricing to all of its present-day (far more than 30,000) reservation-holders plus any individual reserving just before June 1. 

Volta Trucks, the Sweden-primarily based enterprise with some pretty futuristic business-truck models, introduced strategies Thursday to enter the U.S. market place with a manufacturing lover. That will guide to U.S. manufacturing in 2024 or 2025, and in the meantime it is deploying a pilot fleet of 100 vehicles dependent in California. 

And according to a examine from J.D. Power, EV house owners are progressively using automaker smartphone apps to deal with the charging of their vehicles—yet they’re not solely joyful with how these apps function. And shockingly, some tech-savvy providers together with Rivian and Lucid were being missing what are seen as some essential attributes. 

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