2024 BMW i5 particulars, Volvo EX30 CO2, Stellantis and lithium-sulfur batteries: In the present day’s Automobile Information

Volvo’s upcoming EX30 goes for the model’s smallest-ever carbon footprint. Stellantis sees lithium-sulfur battery tech in its future. And the BMW i5 seems to be very similar to a gasoline 5-Collection. Is {that a} good factor? This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Stories. 

The 2024 BMW i5 revealed Wednesday is basically a completely electrical BMW 5-Collection. With a value beginning at $67,795 and a driving vary for that entry mannequin of 295 miles on the EPA cycle, it claims to supply the identical passenger house as different gasoline-fueled 5-Collection fashions. 

The upcoming EX30 may have Volvo’s lowest-ever carbon footprint in a manufacturing mannequin from the model, it says. The Volvo EX30 will symbolize a 25% drop in lifecycle carbon emissions versus the already-improved XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge, it says, with numerous recycled supplies and “100% climate-neutral electrical energy.”

And future Stellantis EVs later within the decade—from Jeep, Ram, or Chrysler, for example—might benefit from doubtlessly range-boosting, weight-cutting lithium-sulfur battery tech. By means of Stellantis Ventures, it’s invested in California’s Lyten, which claims “a pathway to attain the bottom emissions EV battery on the worldwide market,” in a cell sort that may be made globally. However there’s nonetheless progress to be made on cycle life and degradation. 


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