Stellantis is recalling plug-in hybrids from Dodge and Alfa Romeo. The government is atmosphere apart $100M to switch unreliable chargers. And we pressure the Kia EV9. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automotive Stories.
In a primary pressure of the 2024 Kia EV9, in prototype shape, Inexperienced Automotive Stories discovered this upcoming three-row electrical SUV to be precisely what the marketplace wishes—as a standout as opposed to smaller performance-oriented crossovers and different fashions its dimension most likely bearing a lot upper value tags. With automaker-approved bidirectional charging due subsequent yr, too, it’ll be a trendsetter.
The White Space introduced remaining week the formation of a brand new $100M program, drawing from infrastructure regulation investment, to exchange unreliable EV chargers. This system will result in the alternative of 1000’s of chargers that, in keeping with federal information, merely don’t paintings.
And the Dodge Hornet R/T and Alfa Romeo Tonale plug-in hybrids had been recalled over the potential of unfastened battery cables—doubtlessly resulting in fires. The recall covers necessarily all of those Italian-made PHEVs constructed thus far, and the automaker says that they must be parked outdoor and clear of constructions till the recall paintings is finished.