RAV4 Prime charging recall, VW wi-fi charging, Jeep in Europe: As we speak’s Automobile Information

The Toyota RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid is being recalled, and it impacts charging. Jeep is sending a decrease ratio of electrical SUVs to Europe than it beforehand advised. And which VW Group model or car would possibly get the corporate’s very quick wi-fi charging? This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Studies. 

Chilly-weather charging of the Toyota RAV4 Prime and Lexus NX 450h+ is being suggested in opposition to as a part of a recall of those plug-in hybrids for a defective element that may result in a hearth. That is the primary propulsion-related recall of this much-loved PHEV that’s not a software program repair.

Stellantis’ Jeep model seems to have backtracked on its EV plans for Europe. Jeep revealed the Avenger final 12 months with the intent to promote a gasoline model on a really restricted foundation on the Continent—nevertheless it’s reportedly since expanded availability of the tank-and-tailpipe mannequin as a part of what the top of Jeep in Europe calls a “pragmatic” choice that gained’t have an effect on the model’s goal to go all EV there by 2030. 

And as a part of a roundup of probably weight-saving, range-boosting growth and analysis work being finished by the Volkswagen Group within the U.S., VW confirmed it’s engaged on high-power wi-fi charging—with potential cost charges which are nicely into DC fast-charging territory. There was nonetheless no point out of the Tesla NACS cost port, although. 


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