Tag: California

May 19, 2020 - 03:54 pm

Tesla & Panasonic battery cell factory profitable

Tesla and Panasonic’s Gigafactory 1 in Nevada was profitable in Q1/2020, the CFO of Panasonic stated in the announcement of the current business figures. The plant, which the partners had begun building in 2014, was in the black for the second consecutive quarter.

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May 14, 2020 - 02:08 pm

Tesla announces new Fremont production manager

Tesla has found a successor for Jatinder Dhillon. According to reports, Richard Miller now heads production at the Fremont plant. Miller is taking over the job at a difficult time, but there seems to be an “agreement” with Alameda County about reopening the plant.

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May 12, 2020 - 04:40 pm

Tesla boss Elon Musk hurls a few threats

The head of Tesla wants to move his headquarters and future operations to Nevada and Texas because Californian authorities will not yet let Tesla open its Fremont plant. Musk has even openly threatened the state with withdrawal from California altogether.

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Apr 22, 2020 - 01:06 pm

Byton furloughs half their US workforce

Byton furloughed half of their workforce employed at the U.S. headquarters in Santa Clara, California, due to the effects of the pandemic. The production launch of the M-Byte is also apparently at risk.

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Apr 14, 2020 - 05:40 pm

More US states adopt tighter emission standards

Washington State has become the twelfth state to adopt tighter emissions standards in the face of the new laxer laws brought in by the Trump administration, following the example of California. Four more states are about to do the same.

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Mar 27, 2020 - 12:51 pm

Lime is facing tough times due to Covid-19 pandemic

Due to the coronavirus crisis, the electric kick scooter rental company Lime has largely ceased operations, and sales have therefore shrunk sharply. According to a media report, this could even call the future of the company into question.

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Mar 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Elon Musk trivialises Corona outbreak on Twitter

Elon Musk among the corona deniers? It appears so if we take the recent statements by the Tesla CEO Elon Musk on Twitter and in an email to employees that seem utterly irresponsible, especially considering the impact that Musk’s words have on many people.

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Mar 6, 2020 - 03:17 pm

Lucid Motors to opt for direct sales model

Lucid Motors, the electric car start-up, has announced details of its sales and service strategy and nine Lucid Studios showroom locations in the USA. The first showroom has already opened at the company’s headquarters in Newark, California.

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Mar 1, 2020 - 01:53 pm

FedEx and Chanje roll out DC charging infrastructure

Fed Ex has just entered the second stage of its DC charging infrastructure project in California. The logistics giant is electrifying 42 FedEx stations through an agreement with Chanje Energy, a California-based and China-backed startup founded in 2015.

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Feb 21, 2020 - 04:20 pm

Los Angeles first electric buses to hit the road in March

The city of Los Angeles will receive the first of a total of 155 electric buses to be delivered over the next two years starting in March. The procurement is part of the California city’s plan to fully electrify its bus fleet by the start of the 2028 Summer Olympics.

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Feb 12, 2020 - 12:58 pm

Tesla to set up pilot production line for battery cells

Tesla reportedly wants to set up a pilot production line for its own battery cells at their Fremont factory. In addition, the Californian company recently acquired Hibar – a company specializing in the manufacture of production equipment for battery cells.

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Jan 21, 2020 - 02:14 pm

Canoo opens waitlist for subscription-only EV

Canoo, (formerly Evoloczity), has announced the opening of the waitlist for their subscription-only, 7-seater, electric vehicle. Being put on the waitlist is open to everybody and free to join, though the initial market appears focussed on the L.A. area.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 01:57 pm

EV subsidies extended in several US states

Several US American states have launched initiatives to support the electrification of their traffic. Massachusetts and Delaware extended their subsidy programmes, while Ohio is angling to introduce one. California extended traffic benefits to include those driving used EVs.

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Nov 29, 2019 - 11:58 pm

Los Angeles takes aim at 80% electric sales by 2028

The “Zero Emissions Roadmap 2028 2.0” for the Los Angeles area has just been presented. It outlines the way the city aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and air pollution by 25% by the 2028 Olympic Games. E-mobility plays an essential role.

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Nov 24, 2019 - 09:31 pm

San Diego proposal for 2000 more charging points

San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG & E) has just submitted a proposal to the California Public Utilities Commission to install an additional 2,000 charging points for electric vehicles in condominium complexes, workplaces and apartments.

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Nov 19, 2019 - 02:21 pm

Californian backlash for car companies siding with Trump

The California Department of General Services (DGS) has instructed government agencies to only procure vehicles from OEMs who are committed to California setting its own environmental standards as of January 1, 2020. GM, Fiat Chrysler and Toyota – who sided with Trump’s more lax emissions standards – now face concrete consequences. Toyota, in particular, is […]

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Nov 18, 2019 - 06:44 pm

Hyundai starts electric car-sharing in L.A.

Hyundai has established a new venture named MoceanLab to provide mobility services in LA. Starting with a pilot carsharing, Mocean Carshare will deploy up to 20 Hyundai Ioniq PHEVs across the city of angels still this year before adding pure electric vehicles to the fleet.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2020/05/19/tesla-panaconic-in-the-black-with-gigafactory-1/
19.05.2020 15:56