N.Y. Times news on Electric and Hybrid vehicles

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  1. The automaker reduced the price of the Mustang Mach-E by up to $5,900 after Tesla slashed prices of its cars by as much as 20 percent.
  2. Dealership are seeing sales and prices drop as consumers tighten their belts, putting financial pressure on companies, like Carvana, that grew fast in recent years.
  3. Akio Toyoda, who has been reluctant to embrace all-electric vehicles, will be succeeded as C.E.O. by a Lexus executive.
  4. The electric car company is facing intensifying competition, supply chain disruptions and concerns about the behavior of Elon Musk.
  5. Shares in the electric carmaker continued to rally after the company reported strong profits, even amid growing competition and economic pressures.
  6. As president of Volkswagen of America, he pushed the “Think Small” ad campaign that helped create a counterculture icon.
  7. Under questioning, Mr. Musk said he hadn’t discussed how much money investors would put in to help him take his car company private.
  8. The $3.6 billion investment, which also includes a new battery factory, presents a challenge to traditional truck makers that have been slow to sell electric vehicles.
  9. A global semiconductor shortage is easing, which could allow carmakers to lift production this year. But higher interest rates could keep sales low.
  10. A wave of lawsuits argue that Tesla’s self-driving software is dangerously overhyped. What can its blind spots teach us about the company’s erratic C.E.O.?
  11. The company’s production was limited by a global chip shortage, but it made big gains in the fastest-growing segment of the auto market.
  12. The network could help increase the low number of charging stations, encouraging more people to buy electric vehicles.
  13. The price reductions in the United States will make more of the company’s electric vehicles eligible for a federal tax credit.
  14. The revolution is also a case study in how much further we have to go.
  15. Aiming to make a million electric vehicles a year by 2025, General Motors is investing in a Nevada lithium mine to help with battery production.