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Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Cathode innovation makes sodium-ion battery an attractive option for electric vehicles

January 8, 2024

Via: Phys.org

New cathode material for sodium-ion batteries is inspired by earlier work at Argonne that led to the lithium-ion batteries in the Chevy Volt and Bolt. It could help the supply of low-cost and abundant elements for electric vehicle batteries. As […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

China’s Overcapacity in Clean Energy is Causing Global Problems. How Will the U.S. Respond?

November 14, 2023

Via: Alliance for American Manufacturing

President Biden is slated to meet with Chinese leader Xi Jinping in San Francisco on Wednesday during the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) summit. There is a lot for the two to discuss, from Taiwan to to fentanyl to artificial […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

EV battery market growing at 16.9% 2022-28

November 8, 2023

Via: Electronics Weekly

The battery cell supply chain is primarily led by Asian players: China accounting for 57%, with South Korea at 25% and Japan at 7% following. In the coming years, there will be a growing need to recycle tons of end-of-life […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Construction to Begin on North Carolina’s First Auto Plant

July 24, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

A date has been set for North Carolina’s first car manufacturing plant to officially break ground. On July 28, VinFast will launch formal construction of its planned $4 billion electric vehicle production and assembly plant, near the Chatham County town […]


Regulations

Michigan Lawmaker Proposes Bill to Limit EPA Emission Rules

July 10, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

U.S. Rep. Tim Walberg (R-Mich.) has introduced a bill that would bar the Environmental Protection Agency from finalizing strong new emission standards that would push the auto industry toward electric vehicles. The legislation, dubbed the Choice in Automobile Retail Sales […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Honda Reveals Next Steps in Ohio EV Hub

March 15, 2023

Via: Tech Times

Honda is now moving forward with the next stages as it prepares to build electric vehicles (EVs) in the US. According to Electrek, the automaker is now setting the stage for its EV Hub in Ohio, with plans to transition […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Rivian Tells Staff EV Output May Be 24% More Than Forecast

March 6, 2023

Via: Transport Topics

Rivian Automotive Inc. has told employees that production of 62,000 electric vehicles is possible this year, according to people familiar with the matter, an increase from the production target it told investors on Feb. 28. The Irvine, Calif.-based company’s production […]


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 […]


Aerospace & Defense, Industry Focus Areas

GloFo gets $30m to develop GaN-on-Silicon process

October 18, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The funding will allow the company to purchase tools and extend development and implementation of 200mm GaN wafer manufacturing. The incorporation of scaled GaN manufacturing into the fab’s capabilities enables it to make ICs for high-power applications including electric vehicles, […]


News

US, Mexico to Cooperate on Semiconductors, Electric Vehicles

September 13, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Mexico and the United States plan to take advantage of the Biden administration’s massive investment in semiconductor production to push the integration of their supply chains and cooperate on expanding the production of electric vehicles through Mexico’s nationalized lithium industry, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Off-Road Icon Jeep Plots 4 New EVs by 2025

September 7, 2022

Via: Design News

Iconic American off-road brand Jeep has revealed its path forward as the industry shifts to electric power. The map includes both plug-in hybrids and battery-electric models, with four new electrified vehicles planned by 2025. The company’s 4xe plug-in hybrid technology, […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota to Put Additional Billions of Dollars Into EV Batteries

August 31, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Toyota Motor Corp. TM -0.17%▼ laid out plans for spending $5.6 billion on electric-vehicle battery capacity, as it moves to catch up after expressing doubts about how quickly the world should shift toward EVs. On Wednesday, Toyota said it planned […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas

These Electric School Buses Send 80 Hours of Energy to Power Massachusett’s Grid

August 26, 2022

Via: Tech Times

In Massachusetts, the use of electric school buses to supply the power grid with 80 hours’ worth of energy just shows how useful and beneficial electric vehicles can be. Largest Electric School Bus Deployment in the US Due to the […]


Process, Production

Deep-Sea Mining Is Close to Reality Despite Environmental Concerns

August 22, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Companies could start mining the ocean floor for metals used to make electric-vehicle batteries within the next year, a development that could occur despite broad concerns about the environmental impact of deep-sea mining. The International Seabed Authority, a United Nations […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla is Changing Giga Press Suppliers—Report Claims Two Machines for EV Company

August 1, 2022

Via: Tech Times

Tesla is reportedly looking for a new supplier regarding its Giga Press, and it focuses on a different manufacturer that would help in making its casting machines for mass-producing electric vehicles. The first reveal of the casting machine is for […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News

Stellantis to Buy Mercedes-BMW Car-Sharing Venture

May 3, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Stellantis NV will acquire the Share Now car-sharing venture formed by BMW AG and Mercedes-Benz AG, the latest shakeup in the industry as automakers struggle to make mobility services profitable. Stellantis’s Free2Move mobility brand didn’t disclose a price for buying […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Saudi Arabia Orders Up to 100,000 Electric Vehicles in Boost to Startup Lucid

April 27, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Saudi Arabia will purchase between 50,000 and 100,000 electric vehicles over the next decade from Lucid Group Inc., which is backed by the kingdom’s sovereign-wealth fund, in a boost to the car maker’s push to increase sales revenue. Lucid shares […]


Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Lucid Wins EV Range Crown

April 5, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

Leading this specific segment is the Bordrin iEV7 with an estimated range of 438 miles. The company from Nanjing won’t reap any rewards coming from the third place on this list, since it was liquidated in early 2021, just five […]


Energy, Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Farnell stocks Murata components for EV fast charging infrastructure

March 22, 2022

Via: Electronics Weekly

The DLW series common mode choke coils (CMCC for signal and power are designed to reduce the common mode noise in differential transmission for automotive and EV charging applications. The low profile construction and high self-resonance frequency enable high cut-off […]


News

Tritium To Create 500 Jobs At Tennessee Manufacturing Base

February 8, 2022

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Tritium DCFC Limited (Tritium), a global leader in the electric vehicle (EV) charging industry, has announced that it will establish its U.S. manufacturing base in Tennessee. The company expects to create more than 500 new jobs over the next five […]