Polestar reveals a potential Tesla Roadster rival. Ford is positioning a new unit for the electric vehicle market. And Rivian reservation-holders are suddenly facing a massive price hike. This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
Rivian raised base prices by up to $12,000 for its R1T and R1S electric trucks—in quad-motor form—while introducing dual-motor versions. While it cites supply issues and component costs for the massive price hike, the boost of 20% in some cases even applies to longtime reservation-holders.
Ford this morning announced the formation of a new “Model e” unit tasked with the development of EV platforms
And still waiting for the new Tesla Roadster? Polestar this morning revealed the O2 Concept, a fully electric sports car that appears to put the bullseye somewhere between that and a Porsche 911.
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