Category: Motorized Vehicle

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Bentley Pours Billions Into Electric Car Overhaul

January 26, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Bentley Motors is pouring billions into upgrading manufacturing to accelerate its electric vehicle development plan, joining other auto brands shifting away from gasoline engines, the luxury automaker said Jan. 26. U.K.-based Bentley said that it is investing 2.5 billion pounds […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Volvo Trucks launches electric truck with longer range

January 14, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

The Volvo VNR Electric is one of Volvo Trucks six all-electric heavy truck models and is specially designed for the North American market. Sales start was in December 2020. The first generation of Volvo VNR Electric had an operating range […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Cybertruck Production is Reportedly Pushed to 2023—Delaying it Once Again

January 14, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Tesla co-founder and CEO Elon Musk verbally reacts in front of the newly unveiled all-electric battery-powered Tesla Cybertruck with broken glass on windows following a demonstation that did not go as planned on November 21, 2019 at Tesla Design Center […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Electric Vehicles Drive Growth for China Car Sales

January 11, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

China’s car market snapped a three-year decline last year, helped by strong sales of electric vehicles, though the global chip shortage and Covid-19 outbreaks in the country disrupted some production. Sales of passenger cars in 2021 rose 4.4% from a […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford Is Already Doubling Production of the F-150 Lightning Pickup

January 5, 2022

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

In response to consumer demand Ford is upping its production of the F-150 Lightning, the all-electric pickup it rolled out to great fanfare a few months ago. Yes! Ride the lightning. We dug it then. We dig this now. Here’s […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Bosch Brings Silicon Carbide to EV Mainstream

January 4, 2022

Via: Design News

We’ve followed the promise of silicon carbide (SiC) power electronics to improve electric vehicle efficiency for a while, and now it looks like 2022 is the year when this technology moves into the mainstream. We’ve discussed how Lucid Motors has […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Rivian R1T Max with 400-mile Battery Gets Delayed to 2023; Prioritizes Standard Line for 2022

December 28, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Rivian is delaying its R1T Max, with 400 miles of range on its battery to 2023, and it is because the company will prioritize the production of its regular line of electric pickup trucks. People with preorders to the long-range […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Study finds electric vehicles provide lower carbon emissions through additional channels

December 21, 2021


With new major spending packages investing billions of dollars in electric vehicles in the U.S., some analysts have raised concerns over how green the electric vehicle industry actually is, focusing particularly on indirect emissions caused within the supply chains of […]

Design & Planning, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Apple Patent for Self-Driving Car Could Include Exterior Warning Sign to Tell Drivers When the Computer is in Control

December 20, 2021

Via: Tech Times

Patents have started to pop up regarding Apple’s first self-driving car. These patents reveal features like an external display telling other drivers and pedestrians whenever the car is running on autonomous mode. Apple Patent Paperwork Reveals a Warning System According […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk Named FT’s Person of the Year for Transforming Car Industry

December 15, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

The Financial Times followed Time magazine in naming Elon Musk “Person of the Year,” with the British newspaper lauding the world’s richest man’s role in shifting the automotive industry toward an all-electric future. “Even if Tesla were somehow to collapse […]