The Ford F-150 Lightning might not be efficient by EV standards, but it’s the equivalent of an 85-mpg fuel-sipper. Tesla rolls out the Model S Plaid by showing how it checks all the boxes in outperforming gasoline models. And the CHAdeMO fast-charging standard is still growing. Is that a good thing? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
With numbers just updated by the Union of Concerned Scientists, the Ford F-150 Lightning electric pickup is equivalent to an 85-mpg gasoline vehicle
And France, one of the longtime supporters of the CHAdeMO fast-charging standard, has dropped its requirement for support of it in new stations. Even though the last holdout for the standard in the U.S. and Europe, NIssan, announced it’s switching over to CCS, the number of CHAdeMO connec tors is on the rise
And over at Motor Authority, the former chief technology officer for both Faraday Future and Canoo—and head of the BMW i EV sub brand—has been confirmed as hired by Apple for its electric car project, reporting to former Tesla executive Doug Field.