Volvo is giving its XC40 Recharge a refresh in Europe. Police departments aren’t excluding EVs, however they’re not seeing the precise bundle in an EV. Ford may try to maintain its dealerships to a set worth on its electrical automobiles. And which gasoline-fueled fashions get 50 mpg for lower than $30,000? This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Stories.
Will Ford’s just lately introduced enterprise cut up into EV and non-EV items result in direct gross sales to customers? A latest report, citing CEO Jim Farley, underscores that the reply to that’s no, however the insurance policies are nonetheless evolving. It might doubtless imply non-negotiable costs for Ford EVs plus much less vendor stock.
In Europe, the Volvo XC40 Recharge has obtained smoothed-over styling that extra intently aligns it with the look of the C40 Recharge and its swoopier roofline. That market additionally now will get base single-motor variations of each Volvo EVs. U.S. adjustments haven’t but been confirmed.
Police departments throughout the nation are on the lookout for methods to impress their fleets, however as of but there are few choices. A latest report on the expertise factors out how whereas EVs would do the job simply nice, the market lacks upfit EVs prepared and geared up for police responsibility.
And for many who for no matter motive can’t shift to a plug-in car, gas-price issues loom massive within the coming weeks and months. We just lately up to date our roundup of the 8 reasonably priced vehicles topping 50 mpg.