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.

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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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 85

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.,

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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.

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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.

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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.

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$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.

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Thanksgiving Appreciation For Low Gas Prices And Expert Wetwork #JoeTakesOnTheNews

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

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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

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For VW, focus groups highlight EV-adoption challenges beyond price

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Volkswagen has been targeting affordability all along with its upcoming electric cars and the modular MEB platform they’re built on. Leading up to the launch of the first models to arrive, starting with the ID 3 at the start of 2020 for Europe and a crossover for the U.S.

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Fisker prices Ocean electric SUV at $379 per month

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Fisker's new mainstream Ocean SUV may still be more than a year away, by optimistic time frames, but the company's marketing machine has been hard at work. Fisker Inc. announced its flexible lease program Wednesday, and even told us how much it will cost.

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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.

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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?

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Electric-car battery prices dropped 13% in 2019, will reach $100/kwh in 2023

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From 2010 to 2019, lithium-ion battery prices (when looking at the battery pack as a whole) have fallen from $1,100 per kilowatt-hour to $156/kwh—an.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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

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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 83

In 2018 in US, rise in prices for used vehicles outpaced that of new vehicles

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The used vehicle Consumer Price Index (CPI) in 2018 was 4.4 used-vehicle prices have risen more than new-vehicle prices. Used-vehicle prices were more volatile than new-vehicle prices over the period from 1970 to 2018 and used-vehicle sales are more variable as well. The new and used-vehicle CPI are calculated by the Bureau of Labor Statistics using consumer transaction prices from surveys of new-vehicle dealerships and the NADA Official Used Car Guide.

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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.

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Half of car buyers hate haggling, but Lexus dealers resist fixed prices

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Lexus is about one month away from launching a test of no-haggle pricing at dealerships, which it hopes will entice more buyers. car buying dealers Pricing no-haggle pricingIt's a move that may be viewed favorably by consumers, but it's already meeting resistance from Lexus dealers. A recent survey by car-buying website Autotrader found that as many as 44 percent of consumers don't want to.

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The Fed Is Driving Down Oil Prices

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dollar to go up, which is putting downward pressure on prices,” Phil Flynn, analyst at Price Futures Group in Chicago, told Reuters. dollar is one important variable influencing oil prices. Some governments are desperate to shield their economies from higher prices.

Karma Revero GTS punches up Revero GT performance and price

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Not to be left out of the tempest of EV news surrounding the Los Angeles Auto Show, reincarnated EV hopeful Karma showed off its new high-performance, longer-range Revero GTS last week, with a sticker price of $149,950—less than $15,000 more than the GT.

Gasoline Prices: Pinned to the Pump!

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Gasoline prices affect EV drivers, too. A bit about oil addiction and how driving electric cars can free us from dependency

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Saudis Expand Price War Downstream

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The gross refining margin is nothing but the difference between the value of the refined products and price of the crude oil. In case of Saudi Arabia, the price of crude oil would be extremely low. Is Saudi Arabia likely to win a potential price war against Asian producers of diesel?

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Polestar 2 pricing, Tata EV for India, commute times: Today’s Car News

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The Polestar 2 electric car is priced for Europe, and we have a few more details about its Performance Pack. India has a new domestic-brand electric vehicle on the way. Commute times surge.

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Gas prices soar, Nissan reveals Tokyo concept, charging networks home in: Today’s Car News

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We consider whether gas prices in California, which are approaching the $4 due to. ChargePoint and Electrify America aim to sell EV owners connected charge points for at home. Nissan has revealed a very small electric-car concept for Tokyo.

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US average retail gasoline prices ended 2017 lower than they started

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US regular retail gasoline prices averaged $2.72 However, a rapid price decline beginning in October led to US average regular gasoline prices ending the year lower than they began for the first time since 2015, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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2017 Hyundai Ioniq prices: hybrid starts at $23,035, electric at $30,335

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showrooms, and we now have pricing information for two of them. car buying Plug-In Hybrids Pricing plug-in carsThe 2017 Hyundai Ioniq is the South Korean automaker's first dedicated green model. It will offer three powertrain options in the same body shell: hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery-electric. Those models are just now beginning to hit U.S. DON'T MISS: Hyundai Ioniq Electric beats.

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