GM jumps in with Ford in embracing the Tesla charging customary. The bottom Jeep Wrangler 4xe prices much less for 2024. Lexus launched a spacious plug-in hybrid SUV. And Porsche offered a glimpse of future electrical sports activities vehicles from the model. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Stories.
Common Motors introduced Thursday that GM automobiles will achieve Tesla Supercharger entry in 2024. Additional, future GM EVs will drop the CCS port in favor of the Tesla cost port. Following on Ford’s dedication to the Tesla customary, known as NACS, only a couple weeks earlier, that places three U.S. automakers—Tesla, Ford, and GM—on the identical home EV charging customary.
The 2024 Lexus TX 550h+ plug-in hybrid will provide a 33-mile electrical vary, then 30 mpg, the Toyota luxurious model anticipated at its introduction. The PHEV is a part of a broader rollout of the brand new TX line, together with a TX500h hybrid, that gives up three rows of seating in what quantities to a Lexus equal to the Toyota Grand Highlander.
A lot because the Porsche Mission E from years in the past offered an early preview of the Porsche Taycan four-door, the Porsche Mission X concept unveiled Thursday and reveals the route of future electrical sports activities vehicles from the model—with a 900-volt system structure and a racing-derived, carbon-fiber exoskeleton.
And with the introduction of a decrease base value for the 2024 Jeep Wrangler 4xe, this top-selling U.S. plug-in hybrid is more likely to preserve its curiosity and gross sales bustling—particularly with its eligibility for a $3,750 EV tax credit score.