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First Drive: 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST First Edition

First Drive: 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST First Edition

After an unexpectedly long wait, Chevrolet finally brings the retail version of its new, all-electric pickup to market with the arrival of the 2024 Silverado EV RST. The initial First Edition package is loaded with an array of features that should  grab potential buyers’ attention. It’s now the longest-range EV pickup on the market at up to 440 miles per charge, and delivers up to 750 hp in WOW mode. It’s also targeted at those with deep pockets – until later, more affordable trims arrive. Here’s our review of the 2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST First Edition.

Rivian Q1 Earnings Fail to Make Grade, CEO Declines Comment on Apple Talks

Rivian Q1 Earnings Fail to Make Grade, CEO Declines Comment on Apple Talks

EV maker Rivian reported first quarter earnings that were slightly better than its year-ago results but ended up falling short of analysts’ expectations. The company generated more revenue, but increased costs chewed up profits. Find out more about what happened at Headlight.News.

Could the Next Ram TRX go All-Electric?

Could the Next Ram TRX go All-Electric?

The Ram brand launched the latest version of the full-size 1500 pickup today, the Ram 1500 RHO delivering a mix of dragstrip performance and extreme off-road capabilities. But it’s not a replacement for the even more formidable Ram TRX, officials stressed. We’ll have to wait a few years for that ultimate version of the Ram 1500. But when it does arrive it could deliver an electrifying surprise, reports Headlight.News.

EVs Are Getting Better but Public Charging is Getting Worse

EVs Are Getting Better but Public Charging is Getting Worse

While the rate of growth may be slowing, EV sales hit a record 1 million last year as more and more Americans find them to be acceptable alternatives to conventional, gas-powered vehicles. But “charging anxiety” has become one of the key factors slowing EV growth, according to industry analysts. And a new J.D. Power study concludes that “Public charging isn’t just bad, it’s getting worse.” That said, most owners are ready to buy another EV when it’s time to trade in, especially those with the top-ranked BMW i4.

Rivian Slashes 10% of Salaried Staff, Trims Production as EV Sales Growth Slows

Rivian Slashes 10% of Salaried Staff, Trims Production as EV Sales Growth Slows

Rivian announced it will slash both its corporate staff and production this year after reporting more than $1.5 billion in losses for the final three months of 2023. Even as it prepares to unveil an entirely new family of battery-electric vehicles, CEO RJ Scaringe warned the nascent automaker “is not immune” to the headwinds battering the U.S. EV market after four years of record growth. Separately, EV startup Lucid also forecast flattening sales after reporting worsening losses.