Tag: USA

Oct 22, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Stellantis confirms battery joint venture with Samsung SDI

Stellantis has now officially confirmed plans to establish another joint venture in North America for the production of battery cells and modules. In addition to a corresponding cooperation with LG Energy Solution, Stellantis also wants to build a new battery factory in North America with Samsung SDI, as previously leaked.

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Oct 21, 2021 - 04:22 pm

New Flyer wins contract to deliver up to 150 e-buses

New Flyer has received an order for up to 150 battery-electric buses through the Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority of Buffalo, New York (NFTA-Metro). To start with, the NFI subsidiary will deliver ten e-buses of type Xcelsior Charge.

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Oct 21, 2021 - 02:40 pm

StoreDot to open innovation centre in the USA

The Israeli battery developer StoreDot has announced a global innovation centre in the USA to accelerate the development of solid-state batteries. It is to be built in California, but StoreDot has not yet named an exact location.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 03:33 pm

Porsche launches US recall for the Taycan

Porsche is recalling 11,827 examples of its Taycan electric model in the USA. The reason is a problem with the emergency braking software, which can lead to the automatic hazard warning lights being activated even in non-emergency situations.

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Oct 20, 2021 - 02:13 pm

Virginia relaunches Clean School Bus funding scheme

The state of Virginia announced more than $10 million in funding through the Clean School Bus Program run by the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ). The funding is available to public school districts to replace diesel vehicles with cleaner alternatives.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 12:19 pm

Toyota announces major battery investment

Toyota will invest a total of 380 billion yen (just under 2.9 billion euros) in the development and production of batteries for hybrid and electric cars in the USA by 2030. The US investment is part of the global battery roadmap presented by Toyota in September.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 01:11 pm

Tesla launches Model X deliveries in the USA

Tesla has now officially started deliveries of the new Model X in the US. This is evidenced by shots of an initial handover of five vehicles shared on social networks. In Europe, meanwhile, the refresh of the two premium models Model X and Model S is not expected until the end of 2022.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 12:18 pm

VW delivers 122,100 BEVs in Q3 of 2021

The Volkswagen Group handed over a total of 122,100 BEVs to customers in Q3 2021, more than twice as many as in the same quarter of the previous year. In China in particular, the market ramp-up accelerated significantly in Q3.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 12:08 pm

Stellantis & LG ES announces battery joint venture

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have announced a joint venture to manufacture battery cells and modules in North America. A factory with an annual production capacity of 40 GWh is planned to go into operation in the first quarter of 2024.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 11:24 am

Tesla under pressure in the USA for stealth recall

The US regulation authority NHTSA has notified Tesla of recall obligations over update and wants more info on FSD test. Additionally, Tesla has been asked for more information about the non-disclosure agreement it made ‘Full Self-Driving Beta’ testers agree to.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 01:09 pm

CATL to supply batteries for ELMS

The US start-up Electric Last Mile Solutions, which specialises in commercial electric utility vehicles, has signed a battery supply contract with CATL. In the future, CATL could also manufacture these cells locally in the US.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:15 pm

OneD to build pilot silicon-graphite-anode plant

In the USA, Californian battery developer OneD Battery Sciences is now building a first pilot production facility in Moses Lake in Washington State. OneD has designed its own manufacturing process for building silicon graphite anodes for use in electric vehicle batteries.

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Oct 13, 2021 - 04:22 pm

HyPoint teams up with BASF on fuel cell aviation

The US hydrogen aviation specialist HyPoint has signed a strategic development agreement with BASF New Business (BNB), a subsidiary of the chemical company BASF. The aim is to develop and test a new proton-conductive Celtec membrane.

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Oct 13, 2021 - 03:56 pm

Lilium engages ABB for MW aircraft charging system

ABB has been hired to provide a megawatt fast-charging network for electric aerial taxi manufacturer Lilium. The ABB equipment will enable charging with direct current with a power of up to 1,000 kW and can also be used for heavy electric trucks and buses.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 02:36 pm

Kawasaki to electrify main markets by 2035

Kawasaki plans to electrify all its motorbikes for the markets in Japan, Europe, the USA, Canada and Australia by 2035. The Japanese manufacturer includes both pure battery-electric and hybrid motorbikes.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 12:11 pm

Electra Meccanica launches first deliveries of the ‘Solo’

Canadian company Electra Meccanica has commenced the first commercial deliveries of its single-seat Solo electric vehicle as part of an unveiling event held in Los Angeles, California on 4 October. Electra Meccanica will continue to ramp production with investor and manufacturing partner Zongshen Industrial Group.

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Oct 11, 2021 - 12:40 pm

New York to convert bus fleet to BEVs by 2035

The New York City Council has passed a bill mandating that the city’s school bus fleet be fully electric by 1 September 2035. This is in accordance with the decision to allow only zero-emission passenger cars and light commercial vehicles to be sold from 2035.

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Oct 8, 2021 - 12:37 pm

Tesla moves HQ to Texas

Tesla will move its headquarters from Palo Alto in Silicon Valley to Austin in Texas. Elon Musk made the announcement at Tesla’s annual general meeting, which was already held in Texas.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 03:50 pm

Mazda announces two new PHEV crossovers incoming

Mazda is expanding its model range in Europe and worldwide from 2022: With the CX-60 and CX-80, the Japanese manufacturer plans to introduce two new crossover models in Europe in the next two years, which will also be available as plug-in hybrids. The MX-30 electric SUV will also receive a new drive variant.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 03:32 pm

Blink grows charging & car-sharing in LA

In the USA, Blink Mobility has announced the expansion of its BlueLA electric car-sharing program serving Los Angeles with 300 street side EV charging stations and an increase the car-sharing EV fleet.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 12:20 pm

General Motors reveals EV strategy details

General Motors revealed more details about its plans for e-mobility, among other things, at a two-day investor event. The carmaker not only published its sales plans, but also those for the conversion of its plants.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 10:07 pm

Ricardo & Lightning partner up for UK e-trucks

Ricardo and Lightning eMotors have entered into a strategic partnership agreement to deploy electric vehicles in the UK. The US electric retrofitting company will produce powertrains and other elements that Ricardo will then install in commercial vehicles in the UK.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/10/22/stellantis-confirms-battery-joint-venture-with-samsung-sdi/
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