Tag: USA

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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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 28, 2022 - 02:38 pm

Rivian opens first charging hubs in the “Adventure Network”

Rivian announced opening the first three sites in its “Adventure Network” today. The US EV maker finally installed charging stations near National Parks and recreational areas in Colorado and California in an attempt to brand an adventurous lifestyle supported by its electric pick-up trucks.

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Jun 28, 2022 - 01:13 pm

Aptera Motors goes for EVE Energy battery cells

Aptera Motors, known for its long-range light electric solar car, has selected Eve Energy as a lithium-ion battery cell supplier. Aptera will utilise Eve’s 21700 NMC 811 cylindrical cells in its vehicle’s structural battery packs.

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Jun 28, 2022 - 12:28 pm

Forsee Power to build US plant in Ohio

The French battery manufacturer Forsee Power has announced a new production facility and North American headquarters in the USA. The plant and headquarters are to be built in Hilliard in the US state of Ohio and is expected to reach a production capacity of 3 GWh by 2027.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 06:10 pm

Stellantis invests in two new test centres

Stellantis has invested €33Mn in two of its test centres to advance the development of electric vehicles and autonomous driving functions. The capital will support a safety test centre in Italy and a wind tunnel in the USA.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 03:29 pm

Kroger increases EV charging offer across US stores

US grocery retailer Kroger says it was increasing EV charger deployment across its stores in America as it tested and phased in installations from Blink, Electrify America, EVgo, Tesla and Volta. The plan is to bring hundreds more charging stations to stores in select markets across the United States.

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Jun 27, 2022 - 02:16 pm

GM temporarily shuts Hamtramck plant to upgrade

In the USA, General Motors has shut down production at its Factory Zero electric car factory in Detroit-Hamtramck for four weeks from today to prepare the plant for the production of more models. The aim is not only a wider variety of models but also to increase overall production capacity.

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Jun 24, 2022 - 03:11 pm

GM & EVgo to expand Plug & Charge collaboration

General Motors is expanding its ongoing collaboration with EVgo to add a new Plug and Charge service to the Ultium Charge 360 ecosystem. This will simplify the charging maps, memberships and payment options, according to the initiators.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 04:30 pm

Aptera orders in-wheel motors from Elaphe

US-based Aptera Motors announced a deal worth several hundred million euros to source in-wheel electric motors from Elaphe. The arrangement includes a detailed plan to scale production in Slovenia, and then extend production to the US.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 03:54 pm

USA: Nissan & Wallbox power home charging this summer

Nissan and Wallbox Chargers have teamed up in the United States for a home charging package. Starting this July, Nissan will offer EV owners in the US to purchase Wallbox’s Pulsar Plus level 2 home charger and schedule installation online with a rebate.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 01:38 pm

Wireless charging halves e-bus operating cost for Link Transit

The US transport agency Link Transit from Wenatchee, Washington, is wirelessly charging electric buses using inductive charging systems from Momentum Dynamics. After three years in daily use the authority is drawing a satisfactory balance, in particular when it comes to operating cost.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 02:34 pm

Redwood Materials announces cooperation with Toyota

The recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, has gained another major partner from the automotive industry. Toyota Motor North America and Redwood will collaborate on the collection, reprocessing, recycling and supply of battery materials for electric car batteries.

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Jun 22, 2022 - 12:03 pm

VW to present Chinese version of the ID. Aero in June

The production version of the ID. Aero, VW’s first electric sedan, is expected to be launched in the second half of 2023, first in China. The presentation of the near-production study will take place next Monday, 27 June. The corresponding production model for the North American and European markets is to be presented in 2023.

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Jun 21, 2022 - 11:21 am

Porsche to fix Taycan production issues in the USA

Porsche has to make improvements to 12,490 vehicles in the electric Taycan model series in the USA. In certain Taycans of the production years 2019 to 2022, the display screens may fail. The problem is to be solved with a software update.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 05:30 pm

EV Safe Charge introduces Ziggy the charge-bot

The Californian company EV Safe Charge has launched Ziggy, a mobile charging robot designed to make it easier to charge electric cars in car parks, shopping centres, hotels and for fleet operators and property owners.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 04:03 pm

John Deere & Wacker Neuson to cooperate on compact electric excavators

German construction equipment manufacturer Wacker Neuson and US agricultural equipment manufacturer John Deere have entered into a strategic cooperation agreement. This includes a long-term, exclusive OEM supply contract for mini and compact excavators weighing less than five tonnes and also includes battery-electric excavators.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 11:17 am

Recall issued for the Mustang Mach-E

Ford has had to recall 48,924 units of its Mustang Mach-E electric model, which is about half of the model’s total production. The manufacturer has also imposed a sales stop on potentially affected vehicles.

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Jun 15, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Macerich adds fast-charging with Electrify America

Macerich, an owner, operator and developer of major regional town centers in the US, is adding public ultra-fast electric vehicle charging stations at 12 properties in six states through its ongoing collaboration with Electrify America.

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Jun 15, 2022 - 03:31 pm

Blink Charging acquires SemaConnect

In the USA, Blink Charging is to acquire SemaConnect, a provider of EV charging infrastructure solutions in North America, for $200 million. Hereby, Blink looks set to gain 13,000 EV chargers, an additional 3,800 site host locations, and more than 150,000 registered EV driver members.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 05:01 pm

Aqua Metals reveals new metal recycling tech

In the USA, Nevada-based Aqua Metals says it is reinventing metals recycling with its AquaRefining technology. The company has plated high purity cobalt and produced manganese dioxide from lithium-ion battery black mass.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 02:14 pm

Electric car makers write open letter to US Congress

The CEOs of General Motors, Ford, Stellantis and Toyota Motor North America are urging the U.S. Congress to lift the federal government’s cap on the number of vehicles that are eligible for a tax credit of up to $7,500 from the current 200,000 vehicle cap.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Hyzon is taking over Orten from Germany

The US manufacturer of fuel cell commercial vehicles Hyzon Motors is acquiring the German company Orten, including conversion specialist Orten Electric Trucks. The purchase brings three production facilities and a team of over 80 employees under the Hyzon umbrella.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/01/dealership-network-for-solectrac-electric-tractors-expands/
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