Recent trends in gasoline prices

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This brief note analyzes the changes in the price of gasoline during the first 13 weeks of 2020 and compares them with the changes during the first 13 weeks of 2019. The raw data (the average retail price of regular gasoline) came from the U.S. by Michael Sivak, Sivak Applied Research.

2020 102

How crude-oil prices influence gasoline prices

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Thus, the price of crude oil should have a strong influence on the price of gasoline. However, the retail price of gasoline includes other costs as well. The Energy Information Administration (EIA) estimates that in the United States from 2008 to 2017, crude oil represented only 61% of the retail price of gasoline. Gasoline prices are also influenced by gasoline demand relative to gasoline supply. by Michael Sivak.

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Some used electric-car prices start tracking higher

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resale value residual values lease priceYes, really. Used electric cars have appreciated in value, in some cases. Call it a market adjustment or a momentary blip. You have one more thing to toast this new year: that the value of your electric vehicle probably isn’t plunging as rapidly as it was. It may, actually have gone up in value in recent months. Actual.

2019 83

Lexus lowers hybrid prices to reduce premium over gasoline substantially

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DON'T MISS: 2018 Lexus RX 450hL hybrid three-row SUV priced from $51,600 At their peak about five years ago, hybrids. Pricing Fuel Economy PricesGas is cheap in the U.S. and has been for years. Hybrids are no longer a cutting-edge or cool technology; they're just another powertrain. The result is that hybrids have been quietly ebbing as a proportion of total vehicle sales.

2018 60

Report: Hydrogen for fuel-cell vehicles likely to reach price parity with gasoline by 2025

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Hydrogen fuel-cell cars face many roadblocks to mass adoption, but a new report claims they could achieve price parity with gasoline by 2025.

2020 104

2019 Hyundai Kona Electric price tag meets Chevy Bolt EV, beats it come April

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Batteries PricingIf you happen to be in California, rejoice; the 2019 Hyundai Kona Electric will arrive at dealerships in January, at just $37,495. That brings the effective total to $29,995 for the Kona Electric, provided you have enough taxable income to receive the full the federal electric vehicle tax credit. Now for the bad news: Although other.

2018 87

2017 Chevy Bolt EV price: electric car starts at $37,495 before incentives (as promised)

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The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV electric car will carry a price of $37,495 for the base LT trim level, including the mandatory destination charge, before incentives. Pricing plug-in cars Prices EPA RatingsThe Bolt EV Premier model, which will include standard DC fast charging, starts at $40,905 before incentives. The Premier trim includes front and rear heated and leather-appointed seats, a.

2016 87

How will VW price its next-generation electric vehicles? Think TDI

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Pricing MEB architectureVolkswagen says that it aims to make “electric vehicles for millions, not millionaires” with its next-generation EVs. While that’s a clever tagline, what ultimately will matter to many households who want a new electric vehicle in the driveway is whether they can afford one of those models. Speaking at an event last month.

2018 87

Morris retro-cute electric delivery van: pricing and more info

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This revived icon is set to make a splash in the commercial EV world, but don't expect to see it delivering bouquets of discount flowers; this lightweight, high-tech EV has a price tag to match. The Morris Commercial JE is officially alive.

2019 107

Could Tesla's million-mile battery help it undercut gasoline vehicles in sticker price?

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Achieving price parity with gasoline cars is a prerequisite of widespread electric-car adoption. New low-cost batteries designed to last a million miles are being developed to enable Tesla to sell electric cars profitably at the same price or less than comparable gasoline cars.

2020 93

How low do prices for 200-mile electric cars have to go for success? Poll results

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And despite some makers' absorbing losses on the earliest cars, that means they sell for prices higher than those of similarly sized vehicles with combustion engines. incentives Pricing tax credit plug-in cars Prices PollsOne of the challenges of making and selling electric cars is that their batteries are still expensive.

2016 84

2017 Honda Fit priced, unchanged

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Pricing starts at $16,825 (including destination) for a base LX model with a six-speed manual transmission. Pricing subcompactThe 2017 Honda Fit hatchback went on sale in the U.S. last week with only minor changes. In addition to the manual transmission, a CVT automatic is optional on the LX and mid-level EX model, and mandatory on the top EX-L trim level. DON'T.

2017 62

$75,000 Cadillac ELR Coupe Price Was 'Overestimate', Chief Marketer Says

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Now Cadillac's head marketer has admitted that pricing the compact-sized coupe at $75,000 was. Pricing plug-in cars Prices Range-Extended Electric VehicleThe Cadillac Converj concept, a range-extended electric coupe design, debuted to favorable reviews in January 2009. That was pretty much the last time much went right for the car, which went on sale in December 2013 as the 2014 Cadillac ELR.

2015 82

Hyundai prices Kona Electric starting at $36,450

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Hyundai is pricing the new Kona Electric CUV in the US starting at $36,450. Kona Electric rides on an all-new CUV platform and is Hyundai’s first compact electric crossover for the US market. Kona Electric’s estimated range is 258 miles; the EV offers standard fast-charging capability.

2019 114

Tesla gets (more) real with online pricing, downplays gas-price game

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It came as something of a breakthrough on Monday when Tesla updated its website to, nearly, put cash prices for its cars up front in its Design Studio—where potential buyers go to configure the cars they want to buy.

2019 88

Tesla Model 3 prices: reader makes his guesses, via spreadsheet

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Pricing Tesla Motors plug-in cars Prices Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Tesla Model 3Since more than 350,000 people around the world put down $1,000 deposits to reserve a place in line, the Tesla Model 3 electric car has assumed larger-than-life status. Its maker, Silicon Valley-based Tesla Motors, recently reaffirmed that series production will start in July and that Model 3 deliveries will begin in the second half of the year.

2017 63

2016 Chevrolet Volt Priced From $33,995, Or $1,195 Lower Than 2015 Volt

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The 2016 Chevrolet Volt plug-in hybrid will be priced from $33,995 when it goes on sale sometime this fall, a GM executive said this morning. The price, which includes delivery, is $1,175 lower than that of the outgoing 2015 Volt. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars PricesThe old Volt lacks the 50-mile range, 41-mpg fuel efficiency, and fifth "seating position" of the 2016 version. DON'T.

2015 87

2015 Chevrolet Spark EV Price Cut To $25,995; $139 Lease, No Money Down

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The suggested retail price of the 2015 Chevrolet Spark EV electric car will be cut by $1,650, to $25,995, GM announced today. Chevrolet''s chief global marketing officer, Tim Mahoney, announced the price cut today in a luncheon speech at the Washington Automotive Press Association. California incentives Pricing plug-in cars Prices Maryland Chevy Spark Spark EV compliance car Oregon

2015 87

2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid price drops by $1,350

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The price drop on base models will save buyers $1,350 on 2018 models, which should help the car attract more customers. Plug-In Hybrids PricingThe 2018 Hyundai Sonata Plug-in Hybrid may cost car shoppers less, the company announced last week. It comes in the same two trim levels as before. Base models will start at $33,350, including destination. The Sonata Plug-in.

2018 56

BNEF annual Li-ion battery price survey finds prices fell 13% from 2018 to average $156/kWh in 2019

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Battery prices, which were above $1,100 per kilowatt-hour in 2010, have fallen 87% in real terms to $156/kWh in 2019. By 2023, average prices will be close to $100/kWh, according to the latest forecast from research company BloombergNEF (BNEF).

2019 90

Lucid Air priced slightly below Tesla Model S at $60,000

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The Lucid Air electric car will be available in a base model with less power and a lower range than the high-end model unveiled last year, but at a much lower price. That means the true base price will. Pricing plug-in cars Lucid MotorsA Lucid Motors press release confirmed the Air base model will start at $52,500, after the $7,500 federal tax credit for electric cars is applied.

2017 66

Hydrogen price parity, Lordstown electric truck reveal, CATL million-mile battery: Today’s Car News

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California’s energy policy agency thinks hydrogen has a future and will reach price parity soon with gasoline. Lordstown Motors is rolling out the production-bound version of its electric truck this week. And the million-mile battery is up for grabs for more than just Tesla.

2020 75

Electrify America offering discounted pricing for Kia Niro EV drivers

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Kia is the latest automaker to partner with a charging network on discounted rates for drivers of its electric cars. Kia Niro EV drivers can now get discounts on Electrify America DC fast charging through the Kia Select program.

2020 90

Lower-price Porsche Taycan is coming, with rear-wheel drive—and possibly better range

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The entry-level model will have a smaller battery pack, and will be "more accessible price-wise," Porsche R&D boss said in a phone interview with Car magazine.

2020 91

UC Irvine analysis finds renewable hydrogen sector could reach price parity with conventional fuel by mid- to late 2020s

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The study concludes that, with appropriate policy support, the renewable hydrogen sector can reach self-sustainability (price point at parity with conventional fuel on a fuel-economy adjusted basis) by the mid- to late-2020s.

2020 112

2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid Price To Start At $29,270

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That base price--which includes a $900 destination charge--buys a RAV4 Hybrid XLE, one step up from the base LE trim level offered on gasoline models. Green PricingThe 2016 Toyota RAV4 Hybrid will start at $29,270, and will be offered in only two of the four trim levels available for its gasoline counterpart. Toyota also skipped the SE trim level for the.

2015 80

2016 Mazda CX-3 Small Crossover Price Starts At $20,000

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That price (which includes the $880 destination charge) buys a base Sport model with front-wheel drive. Pricing subcompact SKYACTIVThe 2016 Mazda CX-3 small crossover will start at $20,840 when it goes on sale in the U.S. this fall. All-wheel drive is available on all models for an additional $1,250. DON'T MISS: 2016 Mazda CX-3 Details, Live Photos, Video: Small Crossover.

2015 81

What is the maximum electric-car price for mass-market success? Poll results

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A few weeks ago, we asked our Twitter followers how low electric-car prices would have to go for them to succeed in the market. The answers were revealing, because the sweet spot seemed to be around $25,000, the price chosen by half the respondents. Pricing plug-in cars PollsAnother quarter of the survey participants chose $30,000 (not so coincidentally, the effective.

2016 81

Tesla Model 3 price cut another $1,100, for base price of $44,100

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For the second time in barely more than a month, Tesla has cut the price of its entry level Model 3. 1, the company cut prices $2,000 on all its models to partly compensate for a $3,750 reduction in the federal tax credit its buyers can receive. On Jan. Tesla's tax credits are phasing down as originally scheduled after it reached 200,000 sales

2019 76

Model 3 California coup, Audi’s EV team, Toyota RAV4 Prime price: Today’s Car News

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The RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid has a price tag. The Tesla Model 3 is outselling some longtime chart-topping nameplates in California. Audi starts an EV-focused team that sounds a lot like Ford’s Team Edison. And could the Kia Stinger go all-electric?

2020 78

2016 Chevy Volt In Pre-Production; Prices To Come Next Month

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Plug-In Hybrids Pricing Chevy Volt plug-in cars Prices The 2016 Chevrolet Volt was officially unveiled at January''s Detroit Auto Show, so there won''t be a lot of focus on the new plug-in hybrid with the 50-mile range at this week''s New York Auto Show. Instead, it''ll be all about the new 2016 Chevy Malibu mid-size sedan, including the new Malibu Hybrid model that uses an adapted version of the Voltec.

2015 82

Gas prices continue to drop with demand, amid uncertainty over oil supply

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cities and stay-at-home orders applied to the vast majority of the nation last week, it’s not surprising that a lack of demand and a glut of supply continued to drive gas prices downward. On a national basis, regular-grade gas prices Monday stand at $1.92, according to AAA.

2020 78

2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid gets 40 mpg city, price tag to rival RAV4 Hybrid

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pricing information for the 2020 Honda CR-V Hybrid, which starts arriving at dealerships March 1. Honda has revealed fuel economy ratings and U.S. The CR-V’s arrival cements an entirely new segment for mileage-conscious buyers who aren’t yet ready to embrace EVs.

2020 97

2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric: Lease deals already offset higher price tag

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Just last week, Hyundai put out its official pricing information for the 2020 Hyundai Ioniq Electric, which is now arriving at dealerships. Hyundai isn’t wasting any time throwing out incentives for its revamped 2020 Ioniq Electric hatchback.

2020 101

Changes in vehicle miles traveled often mirror changes in gasoline price

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The number of vehicle miles traveled (VMT) often mirrors changes in the price of gasoline, according to data presented bybthe US Department of Energy (DOE). The figure below shows the percentage change in gasoline prices and VMT from one year to the next (e.g.,

2019 97

2021 BMW 330e and 330e xDrive PHEV sedans priced in US starting at $44,550 and $46,550

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BMW is introducing the BMW 330e and 330e xDrive PHEV sedans ( earlier post ) in the US with an MSRP of $44,550 for 330e and $46,550 for 330e xDrive sedan plus $995 Dest.

2020 135

2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV starts at $35,500; aggressive prices for plug-in hybrid SUV

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Trying to beat luxury competitors who've been at the plug-in hybrid SUV game for a couple of years, the 2018 Mitsubishi Outlander PHEV will be aggressively priced, according to an announcement on Wednesday. Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in cars Mitsubishi Outlander PHEVBefore any federal or state incentives, the base Outlander PHEV starts at just $35,535, with the top-of-the-line GT S-AWC model coming in at.

PHEV 72

Report: New lithium mines may bring battery prices down

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Enough new lithium supplies are coming online that mining companies are concerned about a price collapse. Automakers continue to express concerns over the supply of raw materials for electric-car batteries. A Bloomberg report suggests that might not be the reality at all. While automakers are preparing a raft of new electric models, they can't. lithium lithium batteries

2019 85

CRU: Lithium prices plunging as hype meets reality; impact of new supply, disappointing BEV sales

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CRU analysts observe that lithium prices have steadily declined since the end of Q1, finally crashing through the $10/kg LCE mark at the end of July. Lithium carbonate prices in China have dropped by nearly 20% since the beginning of 2019 to RMB 65,000/t, equivalent to $9.25/kg LCE.

2019 113

Tesla Cybertruck revealed: $39,900 starting price, up to 500 miles of range

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It’s serious enough to already price the truck, open it up for orders, and lock in many specs. Is Tesla really serious about its radically different Cybertruck, revealed by CEO Elon Musk to a packed room of fans Thursday night?

2019 107

Electrify America releases new pricing plans and mobile app

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Electrify America, which has been firmly in the latter camp, released new pricing plans last week that takes a few steps toward the former. A new debate is raging in the electric-car and charging communities: Whether electric-car drivers should pay for charging like gas, by the kilowatt-hour; or like parking, by the minute. With chargers getting. Charging Networks Electrify America

2019 87

Pricing and more details for Polestar 2, Performance Pack version

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Volvo's high-performance subsidiary confirmed more about pricing for the Polestar 2 this week, setting the stage for a showdown with the Tesla Model 3.

2019 66

Gasoline Prices: Pinned to the Pump!

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2012 130