Lordstown Motors might be in monetary bother. Hyundai’s provider exhibits off its e-Nook EV tech with a crab stroll and pivot flip. And is a rising group of U.S. customers rejecting EVs? This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Stories.
In its newest survey knowledge, J.D. Energy noticed the next portion of customers indicating they have been “most unlikely” to think about an EV buy within the subsequent 12 months than ever earlier than—indicating a rising portion of customers could also be flat-out rejecting EVs. Though it’s unclear what new components contributed to that, worth and charging have been acquainted foes.
On Monday, Lordstown Motors warned of extra monetary difficulties. It reported that Foxconn could also be looking for to again out of a funding deal that may hold the maker of the Endurance electrical truck working—and that it would go bankrupt if this isn’t resolved.
And e-Nook tech with in-wheel motors, demonstrated by Hyundai’s know-how provider on actual roads within the Ioniq 5, may alter each the packaging and the mobility of future electrical autos. With steering, braking, and propulsion built-in into modules at every nook, EVs may carry out a real sideways crab stroll, pivot turns in small areas, diagonal driving, and extra.