Paul Tan’s Automotive News
While automakers announce their EV plans, the governments need to make sure the upstream and downstream processes also transition from a fossil-powered system to a green one. The carbon footprint of the entire ecosystem around the EV needs to be lowered, both upstream and downstream. Just three months after announcing the co-development of its first-ever electric car, Lincoln’s plans for a Rivian-based EV have been scrapped due to the coronavirus pandemic. This week, new automotive debuts saved rolling with the previews of the 2021 Lexus IS and 2021 Nissan Rogue. Also making headlines have been the all-new 2021 Ford Mustang Mach 1, refreshed 2021 BMW M5, and 400-mile Tesla.
- Maruti Suzuki India has introduced that its premium hatchback, Baleno, has crossed the 1 million or 10 lakh units gross sales milestone in India.
- The 1020-hp Plaid achieved 80 percent of its EPA-estimated range in our 75-mph freeway take a look