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Category: Motorized Vehicle


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toshiba mosfet package for 400A automotive use

January 31, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

Branded L-TOGL and measuring 9.9 x 11.8 x 2.3mm (right), the AEC-Q101-capable package is designed for up to 175°C, 100V, 400A, 750W, with minimum mosfet device Rds(on) around 300μΩ. This compares with 250A, 372W and ~740μΩ from the company’s existing […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GMC’s First 2024 Hummer SUV EV Sells for $500,000 — Way Cheaper Than the First Pickup?

January 31, 2023

Via: Tech Times

GMC’s first-ever 2024 all-electric Hummer SUV has sold for a whopping $500,000 in a recent auction. Although the first Hummer EV SUV sold for a hefty amount, it is way cheaper than the first Hummer EV pickup. GMC’s First 2024 […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

TravelCenters of America Plans EV Fast-Charger Build-Out

January 30, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

TravelCenters of America Inc. TA -2.53%decrease; red down pointing triangle and Electrify America LLC plan to build around 1,000 electric-vehicle fast chargers across the U.S. starting this year, the latest matchup that would boost the amount of equipment available to […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Profits Beat Estimates

January 25, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Tesla Inc. reported better-than expected profits in the latest quarter, signaling strength as it faces growing questions about carbuyer demand for its all-electric vehicle lineup. The Austin, Texas-based company reported adjusted earnings of $1.19 a share, besting the $1.12 a […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Ford in Talks to Sell German Plant to China’s BYD

January 24, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Ford Motor Co. is in talks with Chinese electric-vehicle maker BYD Co. over the sale of a manufacturing plant in Germany, according to people familiar with the discussions. Officials from Ford‘s management in Germany are planning to travel to China […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Elon Musk Sold Tesla Shares Before Company Acknowledged Weakness

January 20, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Late last year, after a wave of news reports pointing to sagging demand for his company’s vehicles, Tesla Inc. Chief Executive Elon Musk sold almost $3.6 billion of his shares in the electric-car maker. On Jan. 2, Tesla announced fourth-quarter […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

South Korea is Really Going for It in the U.S. Battery Market

January 18, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

South Korea’s energy manufacturers, citing industrial policy passed in Washington last year, are putting a lot of money into facilities in the United States. First consider this week’s announcement that LG Energy Solution, a battery manufacturer, just detailed its plans […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Cuts Prices Across Models Sold in U.S.

January 13, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tesla Inc. TSLA 0.28%increase; green up pointing triangle cut prices for some of its vehicles sold in the U.S. by nearly 20%, aiming to lure new buyers at a time Wall Street is concerned appetite for the car maker’s vehicles […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Inmotive Enters Joint Development Agreement with Suzuki for Implementation of its Ingear Two-Speed EV Transmission

January 10, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Inmotive has signed a joint development agreement with Suzuki to develop an Ingear™ 2-speed EV transmission for a future Suzuki electric vehicle. “This partnership with Suzuki exemplifies the value that the Ingear two-speed transmission can bring to electric vehicles, including […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

U.S. EV Sales Jolted Higher in 2022 as Newcomers Target Tesla

January 6, 2023

Via: The Wall Street Journal

U.S. electric-vehicle sales leapt by two-thirds in 2022 while the broader auto market contracted, newly released year-end figures show, as fresh plug-in models from traditional auto makers whittled away at EV juggernaut Tesla Inc.’s lead. Auto makers sold 807,180 fully […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota Motor North America Reports Year-End 2022 U.S. Sales Results

January 4, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) today reported year-end 2022 U.S. sales of 2,108,458 vehicles, a decrease of 9.6 percent on a volume basis and a decrease of 9.9 percent on a daily selling rate (DSR) basis compared to 2021. The […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Regulations

Latin America Bus Industry Report 2021-2022 & 2030 – Fleet Renewal and Electromobility Laws will Drive Growth in the Coming Decade

January 4, 2023

Via: PR Newswire

The overall commercial vehicle volume in LATAM, including 6 countries Brazil, Mexico, Argentina, Chile, Colombia, and Peru, is expected to reach 50,540 units by 2030, growing at a CAGR of 7.7% between 2021 and 2030. Fleet renewal and electromobility laws […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla Stock Headed for Its Worst Year on Record

December 30, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Tesla Inc. is poised Friday to close the worst year in the stock’s history, having lost more than $700 billion in market valuation amid investor concerns about production disruptions, demand worries and Chief Executive Elon Musk‘s focus on Twitter Inc. […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota President Expresses Caution on Electric Vehicles

December 21, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The president of Toyota Motor Corp. is publicly questioning whether the auto industry should transition as quickly to electric vehicles. The Wall Street Journal is reporting Akio Toyoda said during a recent visit to Thailand that a “silent majority” of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Faraday Future EV: FF91 Futurist Production To Start by March 2023

December 16, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Faraday Future has an update on its long-anticipated first electric vehicle, the FF91 Futurist. Avid enthusiasts of the electric vehicle industry are likely to be familiar with the startup Faraday Future. The company is an electric vehicle startup based in […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Rivian Scraps Plan to Make Electric Vans in Europe With Mercedes

December 12, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Rivian Automotive Inc. is shelving plans to jointly build electric vans in Europe with Mercedes-Benz AG, aborting a deal signed just three months ago to share costs and quickly scale up production. Rivian will no longer pursue the memorandum of […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News

Ohio Battery Plant Employees First to Join UAW

December 9, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Workers at a General Motors joint venture electric vehicle battery factory in Ohio have voted to join the United Auto Workers union. About 900 workers at the new plant near Warren, Ohio, are the first to decide on union representation […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Automotive memory market growing at 20% CAGR

December 7, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

At $4.3 billion in 2021, automotive memory is a relatively small market, dominated by NOR flash, DRAM and NAND dominate the market. In 2021, at $167 billion, stand-alone memory represented 28% of the total semiconductor market, whereas the automotive memory […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

ATRI Study Takes Hard Look at BEV Infrastructure Requirements

December 6, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

A new study from the American Transportation Research Institute that assessed the infrastructure needs for converting the U.S. vehicle fleet to battery electric — with an emphasis on trucking — underscored that the challenges inherent in such a shift will […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Global Electric Utility Vehicle Market Report 2022: Rising Demand in Automotive and Transportation Sectors Presents Lucrative Opportunities

December 2, 2022

Via: PR Newswire

The “Global Electric Utility Vehicle Market by Vehicle Type, Application, Battery Type (Lead Acid, Lithium-Ion), Drive Type (2WD, 4WD, AWD), Propulsion (Pure Electric, Hybrid Electric), Seating Capacity (1-Seater, 2-Seater, >2-Seater) Region – Forecast to 2027” report has been added to […]