Honda EV timeline, Tesla battery degradation, Costco charging: At this time’s Automobile Information

Teslas aren’t shedding a lot driving vary over the lengthy haul. Costco isn’t excited about EV charging but. And Honda steps up the timeline for its in-house EVs. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Reviews. 

The primary mass-market, in-house-developed EV from Honda will arrive in 2025 for North America, executives confirmed Wednesday as a part of an organization replace on restructuring its enterprise operations round EVs and a sustainable provide chain. The EV due in two years will comply with the GM-based Prologue SUV by a yr and can debut a brand new structure supporting over-the-air updates and Honda’s personal software program interface. 

The retail large Costco attracts traces of shoppers, and automobiles, with its low cost fuel. That in flip is a powerful traffic-draw for its shops basically. However, an govt just lately underscored, Costco has no plans to return to EV charging within the subsequent few years—and despite the fact that U.S. gasoline consumption has peaked, Costco says its market share continues to develop. 

And in accordance with a chart offered in Tesla’s 2022 Affect Report launched this week, its Mannequin S and Mannequin X battery packs degrade solely a median 12% over 200,000 miles. Contemplating these fashions’ over-the-air effectivity updates obtained since new, that equates to properly greater than 88% of their authentic real-world vary.


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