The Friday Five:The Nissan Leaf is the Cheapest EV, Ford Maverick Hybrid Already in Short Supply, and Toyota Swaps Out a Car for an SUV Edition
This week, significant automotive-related announcements came from the White House. The Biden administration released details of a $1-trillion infrastructure bill as well as an executive order that, by 2030, half of all new-car sales be zero-emission vehicles. Although nothing is set in stone, the infrastructure proposal is receiving bipartisan support. And while the electric vehicle (EV) sales target is merely a goal, many automakers have announced support for the EV growth.
Other coverage includes a new XRT trim for the 2022 Hyundai Santa Fe and a supercar swan song in the form of the 2022 Acura NSX Type S. Our latest expert review features the 2021 Dodge Durango, and we pit the 2022 Audi Q5 and 2022 BMW X3 against each other in a new SUV comparison test.
But that's not everything that was happening in the automotive space.