Jul 2, 2022 - 02:58 pm

BMW rumoured plans for electric cars in Mexico

The BMW plant in San Luis Potosi, Mexico, is rumoured to have plans to produce electric cars based on the New Class for the North American market from 2027. Reports claim an i3 sedan and station wagon are planned, as well as the new generation of the iX3.

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Jul 2, 2022 - 02:42 pm

Volvo to construct new plant in Slovakia

Volvo is to build a new electric car plant in Slovakia. The new production facility near Kosice will be designed to manufacture up to 250,000 all-electric vehicles per year. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2023, with series production starting in 2026.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 11:15 am

Stellantis & Nidec to build first e-motors in 2022

Stellantis has provided an update on the transformation of its Trémery and Metz plants to manufacture powertrain components for electrified vehicles. For example, at Trémery, formerly the largest diesel engine plant, production of electric motors will begin this year as part of the Emotors joint venture with Nidec.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 11:03 am

Tesla builds “thousands” of Model Y per week in Texas

According to insiders, Tesla has managed to increase production at the Gigafactory Texas to thousands of Model Ys per week – also because the Longe Range version is now being built there in addition to the Standard Range version. Exactly how high these Texas numbers are, is not yet clear.

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Jun 29, 2022 - 03:35 pm

MAN to manufacture e-truck batteries in Nuremberg

MAN Truck & Bus says it will begin mass-producing high-voltage batteries for electric trucks and buses at its Nuremberg site from 2025. The company is ready to invest €100 million over the next five years at a place once famous for combustion engine production.

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Jul 2, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Britishvolt & Posco Chemical join forces on batteries

Britishvolt and South Korean company Posco Chemical have agreed to collaborate on the development and supply of anode and cathode materials for electric car batteries. Britishvolt is securing a stable supply of raw materials ahead of commercial production of its battery cells.

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Jul 2, 2022 - 03:45 pm

GAC unveils next-gen LFP battery

Chinese carmaker GAC has unveiled a next-generation LFP battery designed to improve energy density as well as low-temperature, fast-charging and durability indicators. It is expected to be in use as early as next year.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 01:27 pm

New South Wales gears up for zero-emission bus transition

Australia’s New South Wales government has announced it will invest $218.9 million over the next seven years to start decarbonising the bus fleet. The funding has been confirmed as part of the 2022-23 state budget and defines a gradual transition that will need bolstering until completion envisioned in 2047.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 12:28 pm

DB Schenker decarbonises distribution transport on Gotland

The logistics arm of Deutsche Bahn, DB Schenker, has taken over all deliveries on the Swedish island of Gotland. DB Schenker uses four fully electric Scania P25 distribution trucks and two PHEV trucks from the Swedish manufacturer. The Gotland region has set itself the goal of being fossil-free by 2040.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 03:07 pm

Scotland budgets £28m to foster niche heavy-duty ZEVs (ZEMIF)

The Scottish Government is providing £28 million (€32.6Mn) across the next four years to accelerate the manufacturing and deployment of heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles. The Zero Emission Mobility Innovation Fund (ZEMIF) comprises two component funds and was designed with input from the industry.

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Jul 2, 2022 - 04:37 pm

Tier & Remondis to extend battery recycling operations

Micromobility provider Tier Mobility and Remondis have agreed to cooperate on recycling lithium-ion batteries on a large scale. As a result, Remondis will be responsible for recycling the batteries from over 160,000 e-kick-scooters, e-bikes and e-mopeds from the current Tier fleet in 16 European countries.

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Jun 17, 2022 - 01:12 pm

Otto Aviation to use fuel cell system from ZeroAvia

ZeroAvia, a company specialising in electric aircraft propulsion, is cooperating with Otto Aviation to develop a fuel cell propulsion system for a long-range Otto aircraft. Specifically, the ZA600 hydrogen-electric powertrain will be adapted for the Celera aircraft.

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Jun 30, 2022 - 01:42 pm

LA may become the biggest city yet to ban new gas stations

Los Angeles, the second most populated city in the US, could become the largest city yet to ban the construction of new gas stations. A directive to this effect is currently being drafted, reports the Guardian newspaper, and could become all the more decisive in the city known for its reliance on cars.

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