Tesla, Camal, Fairchild, Dubuc Motors.
Battery cell diversification? Faced with growing demand, Tesla is allegedly looking to into forming new strategic partnerships for the supply of battery cells on top of its current deal with Panasonic. According to Korean media, Tesla has had talks with LG Chem, Samsung SDI and SK Innovation.
EV news from Italy: Italian design studio Camal presented the Bold Concept all-electric motorcycle, said to go from zero to 60 mph in less than three seconds. Speaking of fast, the concept is fitted with an onboard charger capable of fast-charging.
Fairchild introduces new IGBTs: It is the latest addition to the portfolio of automotive-grade semiconductor solutions for hybrids, EVs, PHEVs. The IGBTs and diodes are ideal for traction inverters.
Going the distance: Dubuc Motors says it reached a range of 370 miles (595 km) on one charge with its all-electric Tomahawk. The sports car is said to be unveiled in 2017, as the company just secured another 5m dollars in funding.