2024 Chevrolet Silverado EV RST’s Good Ideas Are Overshadowed By Its Bad Driving Experience

Chevrolet threw its hat into the electric-truck ring with the reveal of the Silverado EV in early 2022, and now, two and a half years later (and months after fleet deliveries of the WT work truck version began), the range-topping Silverado EV RST First Edition is finally ready to reach customer hands. With 754 horsepower, … Read more

Chevy Cuts Silverado EV RST By $10,600 Before It Goes On Sale, Still Costs Nearly $100,000

Image: Chevrolet After some fiery growing pains, Chevrolet finally announced pricing and another trim for the Silverado EV First Edition RST on Wednesday. Excluding destination charges, the Silverado EV First-Edition RST starts at $94,400. That price is a full $10,600 less than the original $105,000 price Chevy announced for the First-Edition RST two years ago. … Read more

People Want EVs They Can Actually Afford, Not Massive Expensive Pickups

Two facts about the automotive world are immutable: Americans love pickup trucks, and the future requires drastic reductions in the environmental harm caused by passenger cars. Automakers, seeing these two truths, slapped them together and started selling massive, hulking EV pickups with six-figure price tags. Turns out, that’s not what customers want. Tesla’s Cybertruck Has … Read more

It’s Time For GM To Prove It Can Mass Produce EVs

2024 is turning out to be a bit of a “put up or shut up” year for General Motors’ ability to produce and profit from its electric vehicles, and that’s not just us saying it. GM CEO Mary Barra said 2024 would be “the year of execution” for the automaker and its Ultium platform, according … Read more

Rebadged Fiat Van With A 162-mi Range

After first teasing it during the Super Bowl, Ram unveiled the electric 1500 REV pickup truck in April, which will do battle with the likes of the Chevy Silverado EV, Ford F-150 Lightning and Rivian R1T. The Ram REV will go on sale by the end of 2024, but it won’t actually be the first … Read more

Elon Musk And Tesla Are Having A Really Bad Time In Sweden

Good morning! It’s Friday, December 15, 2023, and this is The Morning Shift, your daily roundup of the top automotive headlines from around the world, in one place. Here are the important stories you need to know. The Hype Behind Tesla Stock Success In 2023 1st Gear: Tesla Vs. Sweden Intensifies The mounting pressure on … Read more