FAST ‘N’ CURIOUS
The price of electric cars will reach parity with internal combustion models by 2025, according to a new US report. Bloomberg New Energy Finance says this mainly will be due to a predicted 77 per cent drop in the cost of batteries by 2030.
By 2020, Genesis models in Australia are tipped to include SUVs, sports cars and coupes. Having started with the plain-Jane G80, the upscale Hyundai brand has revealed plans for the GV80 as an SUV and has registered two other tags for — presumably — GT sports and GV coupe models.
Holden puts $100 more into every Australian-spec Colorado ute that comes down the GM production line in Thailand. That’s the added cost of a set of Bridgestone tyres developed specifically for utes sold here. Holden engineers rejected the original Thai rubber.