Tesla has pushed past a million of its larger battery cells. Ford is thinking about a spinoff for its EV business. VW keeps teasing electric Microbus details ahead of the big reveal. Kia and Hyundai have the same parent but very different EV availability in the U.S. And what will the highway charging station of the future look like? This and more, here at Green Car Reports.
Ford is looking at ways to hasten its shift to electric vehicles—and gaining more Tesla appeal to investors—while dealing with its ongoing internal-combustion business. Could spinning off the EV business
Tesla has produced a cumulative one million large-format 4680 b attery cells
Volkswagen revealed a few more photos and o ther details for its ID.Buzz electric Microbus
What will the charging station of the future look like? A recent competition engaged architects and designers, and it’s a refreshing look at how larger road-trip charging st ations could be calm, smartly planned travel plazas rather than corners of busy shopping center parking lots.
And if you missed it just before the long weekend: The Hyundai Ioniq 5 and Kia EV6 are two of this year’s most desirable new EVs, and they’re built on the same new global platform. While Hyundai is offering an electric-vehicle sub-brand, and teasing an entire home-energy ecosystem, it’s the EV6 that’s easier to get in all 50 states