2024 Dodge Charger Daytona: the ‘Brotherhood of Muscle’ goes electric


The Charger sedan and Challenger coupe exuded testosterone, courtesy of snarling V-8s. Dodge says the EVs that replace them will be just as noisy. The 2024 Dodge Charger Daytona is a Detroit anomaly: it’s a passenger car in an age of trucks and SUVs, it’s battery-electric when U.S. makers seem to be in an EV… Read more »

Lucid quadruples size of its Arizona assembly plant for Gravity SUV launch


While sales of the Air sedan have been slow, Lucid is planning much greater capacity for the Gravity, a three-row luxury SUV with 440 miles of range. Startup electric-car maker Lucid Motors cut the ribbon Wednesday on a massive expansion of its U.S. assembly plant in Casa Grande, Arizona. The company has built the Lucid… Read more »

Exclusive: Black Book used EV values to include Recurrent battery-condition data


The biggest question in buying a used EV is whether its battery is any good and how much range is left. We’re a little closer to an answer now. The Black Book used-car valuation service said Tuesday it would incorporate battery-condition data from Recurrent into its used-EV values. That data lets Black Book vary what… Read more »

Kia EV9 and Volvo EX30: Are they 2024’s most important EVs?


One’s a three-row midsize SUV under $60,000; the other’s a compact hatchback that starts in the mid-30s. Now we’ve driven both. Choosing “best of” or “most important” new cars is always dicey, and doubly so with electric vehicles. New entries are announced virtually every month, and picking the 2025 models that will be most important… Read more »

New version of Chargeway EV routing app embeds real-time charger info for drivers


EV drivers shouldn’t have to understand kilowatts—or drive up to a dead charger. Chargeway has an answer for all that. The Chargeway EV charging app may still be the best electric-car idea you’ve never heard of. Not as well-known or as widely distributed as Plugshare or A Better Route Planner (ABRP), it remains among the… Read more »