It doesn't have to. Multiple things can be true at one time. Demand was crazy in late 2021/early 2022. We're now in a correction and Ford raised the price of the Lightning significantly when other hot sellers are increasing less.
Increased demand with unchanged supply = higher prices. The extended credits are driving prices up.
With democrats controlling the house I don't think anyone is betting on this bill not being signed into law.
Article was from a couple weeks ago. Agree it's not well written but you can order a base Maverick for $20995 right now. Sure the Maverick is cheaper, but it's not seeing the same price hikes. It's crazy to think that the manufacturers aren't pricing the rebates into their vehicles.
This isn't the same market we had a year ago. The 2023 Maverick pricing was just released and the XLT base price only increased by $80. A loaded Lariat is about $1k more. This is absolutely in response to the tax credits. Watch GM walk back their bolt price reduction too...
In my opinion, the charging speed of the Bolt is prohibitive for longer trips. You are going to be miserable charging at 50kw. The SR MachE isn't fast, but it will be 50-100% faster.
Every time I see a Bolt at EA, the owner is either reclined sleeping with a pillow and blanket, or reclined...