The current market share of BEVs in the U.S. is only 5.5%, says John Bozzella, CEO of the Alliance for Automotive Innovation. “So to get to 50% by 2030, a lot has to change.”
VinFast’s VF 8 is a solid battery-electric CUV, but needs some improvements in propulsion before it’s ready for prime time in the U.S. market.
VinFast plans to begin deliveries of its VF 8 CUVs in the U.S. market in late 2022, with a starting price of $40,700, plus battery subscription fee.
An industry panel discusses how to lower electric-vehicle prices to foster mass appeal.
The Grecale will compete with the Alfa Romeo Stelvio, BMW X3 and Porsche Macan in the compact luxury crossover segment.
Rolling out an onboard, live navigation system retroactively to vehicles as much as four years old is a pretty good hint of what will be possible as the software-defined vehicle takes hold.