Everyone But Tesla Struggles in the U.S.; BYD Drops ICE-Only Cars – Autoline Daily 3295

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0:08 U.S. New Car Market Plummets, Tesla Soars
1:55 Hertz to Buy 65,000 Polestars
2:38 Car Thieves Turn to Loan Scams
4:10 Electrified Cars = 40% Of French Sales
4:44 BYD Drops ICE-Only Cars
5:05 Tesla Shanghai Still Shut
5:26 Beijing Auto Show Postponed Again
5:40 Mercedes’ Massive Price Hike in China
6:39 BMW i3 Name Reborn in China
7:34 EV Vans Cheaper Than Diesels
8:30 Ford Tops List of AWD Sales

Story Links:
– U.S. Sales for March: https://wardsintelligence.informa.com/WI966343/US-Light-Vehicle-Sales-March-2022

– Hertz Buying Polestar EVs: https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/hertz-and-polestar-announce-global-strategic-partnership-to-accelerate-electric-vehicle-adoption-301516572.html

– Car Thieves Turn to Loan Scams: https://www.wardsauto.com/dealers/auto-loan-scammers-staying-busy

– Electrified Cars Outsell Gas in France: https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/electrified-cars-overtake-petrol-models-french-q1-sales-2022-04-01/

– BYD Drops ICE-Only Cars: https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/chinas-byd-ends-combustion-engine-cars-focus-electric-2022-04-03/

– Tesla’s Shanghai Plant Still Closed: https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/tesla-plans-resume-production-its-shanghai-plant-april-4-sources-2022-04-03/

– Beijing Auto Show Cancelled Indefinitely: https://www.reuters.com/business/autos-transportation/beijing-autoshow-postponed-until-further-notice-statement-2022-04-02/

– Mercedes Raises Prices in China: https://autonews.gasgoo.com/china_news/70020039.html

– BMW i3 Reborn: https://www.wardsauto.com/vehicles/bmw-reveals-electric-3-series

– EV Vans Cheaper Than Diesel: https://www.transportenvironment.org/discover/electric-vans-cheaper-overall-than-diesel-study-finds/

– Ford Tops 4-Wheel Drive Sales: https://media.ford.com/content/fordmedia/fna/us/en/news/2022/04/04/happy-4×4-day.html

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