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    Sony to launch car company to explore electric vehicle market

    While best known for consumer electronics devices like the PlayStation game console, Sony soon may start building electric vehicles, as well, or so suggested the company’s top executive during a presentation Tuesday at the CES electronics show in Las Vegas. The electronics giant has teased its interest in the auto industry during prior appearances at CES but, this time, Chairman, President and CEO Kenichiro Yoshida confirmed that Sony is setting up its own mobility unit. And to give show attendees an idea of what he has in mind, Yoshida pointed to a seven-seat, all-electric sport utility vehicle. Referencing the response  

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    Georgia lands Rivian EV plant as Sun Belt woos a hot electric vehicle market : NPR

    Rivian has made only a few hundred electric pickups. But investors are betting on its future. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images Rivian has made only a few hundred electric pickups. But investors are betting on its future. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images With two gleaming pickup trucks and the Georgia Capitol’s gold dome behind him, Gov. Brian Kemp announced a $5 billion electric vehicle plant was coming to Georgia. At the rollout event earlier this month, Kemp called his state the economic engine of the Southeast “and now a world leader in electric vehicles  

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    FACT SHEET: The Biden-Harris Electric Vehicle Charging Action Plan

    Vice President Kamala Harris to Announce Action Plan that Fast Tracks Bipartisan Infrastructure Law Investments President Biden has united automakers and autoworkers to drive American leadership forward on clean cars, and he set an ambitious target of 50% of electric vehicle (EV) sale shares in the U.S. by 2030. Now, the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law will supercharge America’s efforts to lead the electric future, Building a Better America where we can strengthen domestic supply chains, outcompete the world, and make electric cars cheaper for working families. President Biden, American families, automakers, and autoworkers agree: the future of transportation is electric. The  

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    Michigan to refund drivers $400 for each vehicle they own : NPR

    Every car in Michigan that was covered by insurance as of the end of October will bring its owner $400, under a new refund plan approved by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration. Carlos Osorio/AP hide caption toggle caption Carlos Osorio/AP Every car in Michigan that was covered by insurance as of the end of October will bring its owner $400, under a new refund plan approved by Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s administration. Carlos Osorio/AP Michigan’s attempts to lower its famously high insurance rates seem to be working: every driver in the state will be refunded $400 for each vehicle they own, Michigan  

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    U.S. News & World Report Announces the Best Vehicle Brand and Best CPO Program Awards | Press Room

    Washington, D.C. – U.S. News & World Report, the global authority in rankings and consumer advice, today unveiled its Best Vehicle Brand awards and Best Certified Pre-Owned Program award for 2022. The Best Vehicle Brand awards, evaluating 36 brands, recognize industry-wide excellence for cars, SUVs, trucks and luxury vehicles. By highlighting the best brand in the four major segments of the automotive marketplace, the awards help consumers narrow their search for a new car. Drawing on data from the U.S. News Best Used Cars rankings and each auto brand’s CPO program parameters, the Best Certified Pre-Owned Program award highlights the  

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