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Tesla drops Standard Range Model S and X, adjusts pricing across the board

The cheapest Model S is now $79,990

Tesla Inc has dropped the standard-range variants of its Model X and Model S from its product lineup and adjusted prices across its range, in a sales push that comes days after the U.S. electric vehicle maker reported record deliveries. To simplify its offerings, the automaker on Tuesday limited variants of its Model X sport-utility vehicle and Model S sedan to "Long Range" and the more expensive "Performance". It also trimmed the price of its now entry-level Long Range variants.

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Refreshed BMW 5 Series plug-in spied testing on the street

Might there be a larger kidney grille hiding under there?

Nissan teases a potentially sleeker second-generation Juke

Evolved design will sit on a new platform providing more room

VW-Ford isn't just an alliance, it's an automotive earthquake

A seismic shift in the products they make and how they'll shape the industry

Ford, VW deepen alliance: Billions to Argo AI, and sharing an EV platform

VW becomes an equal investor in Argo AI, as Ford builds MEB-based electric

LG Chem considering building second U.S. EV battery plant, say sources

It could mean a $1.7B investment starting in 2022

SEOUL/DETROIT (Reuters) - South Korean electric vehicle (EV) battery maker LG Chem is considering building a second U.S. factory, three people familiar with the matter said, accelerating a race to add capacity to meet growing global demand for green vehicles. LG Chem, one of the leading EV battery makers in the world that counts General Motors and Volkswagen among its customers, is weighing investing about 2 trillion won ($1.70 billion) in the plant that could begin production in 2022, one of t

FCA goes big on little Fiat 500 EV, plans to build 80,000

$787 million investment is FCA's biggest leap into a battery electric car

Bentley EXP 100 GT is an electric vision of luxury in 2035

It's electric, autonomous, opulent and has 1,100 pound-feet of torque

2020 Polestar 2 will have an optional performance package

For the person who feels the Polestar 2 isn't sporty enough

2020 Mini Cooper SE promises electrified 'go-kart feeling'

Its electric range is nowhere near other small EVs available in America

A look at BMW's future: With Krueger out, there are contradictory predictions

Shared mobility, autonomy — and a dissenter on battery electrics

Dodge performance could be electrified, new hybrid transmissions coming

Tim Kuniskis sees the future of performance as electrified

VW says it needs to convince battery suppliers to invest in EVs

'The suppliers are still asking themselves, is this market going to take off or not?'

Volkswagen will create joint ventures and help finance battery production to persuade sceptical cell suppliers to back its aggressive push for mass producing electric vehicles, board member Stefan Sommer told Reuters. VW has said it will buy 50 billion euros (£44.8 billion) worth of battery cells and has identified Sweden's Northvolt, South Korea's SKI , LG Chem and Samsung SDI as well as China's CATL as strategic partners. "Not every

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