New electric cars are being rolled out this year by automakers from the U.S., China, Japan, Korea, and Europe. The newer cars are about to have EV range of about 300 miles or more. Now that automakers are improving the mile range on their vehicles, drivers will not have to scramble if their batteries get low driving long distances. Most car companies are working on making electric vehicles. Companies like Kia, Cadillac and Mercedes are all dropping new cars this upcoming summer.
The new cars are going to have a wider price range for consumers of all levels can convert their internal combustion engines over to electric powered cars. The price for the newest Kia EV6 is going to be approximately $45,000. Meanwhile, Lexus is offering the 45z for upwards of $55,000. Higher end cars like BMW have new vehicles for upwards of $80,000. Automakers like Toyota, Nissan and Volvo are also releasing new cars later this year.
The new cars are making more advancements in electric vehicle technology with lots of different models becoming available. The higher EV range is going to improve the struggle of public EV charger availability and decrease the amount of stops long distance drivers are going to have to make.
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