Tag: Alabama

Feb 23, 2023 - 09:04 am

Genesis kicks off production in the US

About two months later than initially planned, the first Genesis Electrified GV70 are rolling off the production line at the Hyundai plant in Alabama. It is the first time a Genesis model is being made outside South Korea.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 01:26 pm

Genesis to manufacture the GV70 in the USA

Genesis has now officially confirmed that its Electrified GV70 electric SUV will be produced in the US. Production of the electric vehicle at Hyundai’s Montgomery plant in the US state of Alabama is scheduled to start in December 2022.

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Mar 16, 2022 - 12:24 pm

Mercedes opens battery assembly plant in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz has opened a battery factory near its US plant. However, the plant will not be manufacturing cells, as only purchased cells will be assembled into ready-to-install batteries for the EQE and EQS SUV models. A US cell manufacturing operation by Mercedes will be done jointly with AESC.

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Nov 4, 2021 - 12:09 pm

Hyundai to manufacture the GV70 in the USA

After the Hyundai Motor Group announced in May it would produce electric cars in the USA from 2022, there are now more details: The first electric model the group will produce in Alabama will be the Genesis GV70 EV from early 2022. Meanwhile, Hyundai has released a teaser image of its concept ‘Seven’.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 02:54 pm

Li-Cycle announces plans for fourth battery recycling plant

The Canadian company Li-Cycle has announced its fourth commercial recycling plant for lithium-ion batteries. The new plant in Tuscaloosa in the US state of Alabama is expected to start operations in mid-2022. The Mercedes plant there will probably be an important supplier.

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May 17, 2021 - 11:56 am

Hyundai announces plans to manufacture EVs in the USA

Hyundai Motor Group has announced plans to produce electric cars for the Hyundai and Kia brands in the US starting next year. This is part of a total investment of 7.4 billion US dollars by 2025 in the group’s business in the United States.

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Mar 15, 2017 - 10:32 pm

Volkswagen, BMW, Vattenfall, Alabama, Silicon Mobility.

volkswagen-vw-id-konzept-300x150VW affirms EV strategy: At the annual press conference, VW stated its target to become a market leader in solid-state batteries as well as EV development. A ‘Center of Excellence’ is planned this year and will be followed by a pilot production by 2020 in order to reach what CEO Matthias Muller called “technological leadership in Europe by 2025.” Volkswagen also claimed to be in talks with partners to supply battery cells and hopes to close deals within 2017.
autoexpress.co.uk, volkswagen-media-services.com

BMW turns battery supplier: Vattenfall is to acquire up to 1,000 EV batteries from the German carmaker this year. The 33 kWh batteries are also used in the BMW i3 but the utility is not looking to reuse EV batteries but to rather buy its own. They will serve as storage units for excess energy of Vattenfall’s wind farms, namely in Amsterdam, South Wales, and Hamburg.

Ferry retrofit: The Gee’s Bend Ferry in west Alabama will be transformed from diesel-powered into all-electric. The conversion is a joint federal-state project with a 1m dollar grant through the EPA and is believed to make the vessel the only all-electric passenger ferry in the United States.

Software library for optimisation: Silicon Mobility has developed a software library (OLEA LIB) and app (OLEA APP) for OEMs. It serves to optimise EV, HEV efficiency, battery range and charging speed for products using OLEA chips.
greencarcongress.com, silicon-mobility.com

Found on electrive.com
23.02.2023 09:21