Lucid goes public, partly to make sure the rollout of its Gravity electrical SUV. The 2022 Ioniq 5 bows as the primary of a set of latest EVs from Hyundai. And might artificial gas be as clear as all-electric? This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automotive Studies. 

Hyundai has revealed the 2022 Ioniq 5 electric car, and with very speedy fast-charging, an augmented-reality head-up show, and new HDA 2 driver-assist system, and retro-sharp styling, it’s at the forefront of a brand new wave of EVs to be constructed on the corporate’s devoted EV platform. This mannequin’s V2L capabilities additionally might need are available in very useful in energy outages corresponding to these lately skilled in Texas. 

A Porsche government lately mentioned that with artificial fuels, it may possibly minimize carbon dioxide emissions by 85%. When the heavier carbon footprint of EV manufacturing is figured in, the usage of such fuels can make ICE vehicles as clean as EVs from a “effectively to wheels” perspective, he claimed. 

California-based Lucid Motors has announced that it is going public—by means of a reverse merger with a SPAC shell firm. The deal will present Lucid with $4.4 billion in money for it to make use of on increasing its Arizona plant for its upcoming Gravity SUV, together with the event of vitality storage merchandise. Meaning Lucid joins the ranks of many EV-related ventures asserting IPOs earlier than the supply of any automobiles—though Lucid is within the early phases of constructing its Air electrical sedan on the plant. 

And over at our companion website Motor Authority: The 2022 Volkswagen ID.5 is a extra coupe-like model of the ID.4 electrical crossover and anticipated to promote at a slight premium. As of but, it’s not deliberate for the U.S. 


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