Tag: USA

Oct 7, 2020 - 03:56 pm

Akasol moves into Darmstadt headquarters

German battery systems manufacturer Akasol has just moved into its new headquarters in the southwest of Darmstadt. The move marks the start of series production of the first battery systems on the production lines installed at the Akasol Campus plant.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 03:04 pm

EPA rates Polestar 2 and Volvo XC40 ranges

The US EPA has published its range ratings for the all-electric models Volvo XC40 Recharge and Polestar 2 with surprisingly low values: 208 miles (335 km) for the Volvo XC40 Recharge and 233 miles (375 km) for the Polestar 2.

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Oct 6, 2020 - 10:50 pm

EV charging in US Midwest with FLO & Electrada

FLO, an established charging network in North America, teamed up with Electrada to deploy charging stations across the Midwest. Ohio, Indiana and Kentucky are first to receive Level 2 and DC Fast charging stations over the “next several years”.

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Oct 6, 2020 - 03:03 pm

Faraday Future targets IPO with shell company

Faraday Future is aiming to go public. Although the electric car startup announced this step about a year ago, with the announcement of its new strategy, Faraday Future now seems to be taking concrete steps.

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Oct 2, 2020 - 12:58 pm

ABB & Lion Electric enter service partnership

ABB has officially entered into a charging infrastructure partnership with Lion Electric. ABB will make its complete portfolio of charging solutions available to the Canadian electric commercial vehicle manufacturer for distribution in North America under the new Lion Energy division.

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Oct 1, 2020 - 01:18 pm

Buick brings first Ultium concept to Beijing

In China, Buick presented the all-electric concept car Electra, which provides an outlook on the electric future of the General Motors brand. The crossover model uses GM’s new electric platform with an ‘Ultium’ battery.

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Sep 30, 2020 - 01:45 pm

Electric truck deal between GM & Nikola still open

The strategic e-mobility and manufacturing partnership between General Motors and Nikola still awaits finalisation. The deal for electric trucks was supposed to be signed and sealed tomorrow, but according to GM, this is not yet the case.

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Sep 25, 2020 - 02:21 pm

Danfoss to fit hybrid drives on exploration vessels

Danfoss Editron has received an order from the Norwegian shipyard Grovfjord Mekaniske Verksted (GMV) to supply hybrid propulsion systems for a fleet of unmanned exploration vessels. Four of the vessels are scheduled for delivery in 2021, with seven more to follow in the following months.

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Sep 25, 2020 - 02:02 pm

Ford to introduce Mustang Mach-E GT in Europe

Ford has announced that the Mustang Mach-E GT will also be available in Europe from the end of 2021. Ford is not yet quoting prices for the top model of the electric SUV, but new performance data has been revealed. There will also be a special charging offer for customers in Europe.

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Sep 24, 2020 - 03:32 pm

ChargePoint to enter US stock market

The charging infrastructure provider ChargePoint has announced its IPO. As with Nikola Motor, the IPO will take place through a merger, in this case with the investment firm Switchback Energy Acquisition.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 06:09 pm

Volkswagen ID.4 to launch for €49,950

As a compact SUV, Volkswagen’s fully electric ID.4 is catering to what is currently the world’s largest market segment. This is supposed to take the electric car out of its niche, whereas the ID.3 mostly targeted European markets. Prices for the ID.4 1st start at 49,950 euros, while cheaper basic models are to follow in […]

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Sep 23, 2020 - 02:33 pm

US electric utilities fast-track fleet electrification

Both the US energy utilities Duke Energy and FirstEnergy have announced plans to convert their vehicle fleets. Duke wants to convert their 10,000 vehicle fleet to EVs by 2030, while FirstEnergy pledged 100% of new purchases would be electric as of 2021.

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Sep 22, 2020 - 07:46 pm

Three years of free charging for VW ID.4 in the USA

Long before the US market launch of the ID.4, Volkswagen announced a special charging offer for its customers there. Those driving a Volkswagen ID.4 in the USA will be able to make use of unlimited charging for three years at Electrify America’s DC stations at no additional cost.

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Sep 22, 2020 - 06:45 pm

SK Innovation hires personnel for new US plants

SK Innovation has announced that it will hire more than 1,000 skilled workers by the end of 2021 in preparation for its first of two battery cell factories in the US. Both plants will be in the state of Georgia and produce cells for more than 300,000 electric vehicles per year.

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Sep 20, 2020 - 03:00 pm

Amazon orders ten Lion Electric trucks

Amazon is now part of a growing number of customers for Lion Electric vehicles. The company that entered the zero-emission market with electric school buses now sees demand increase for its electric trucks.

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Sep 19, 2020 - 09:58 am

Ford lays founding stone to produce the F-150

Ford has now officially laid the foundation stone for a new facility next to its truck plant in Dearborn, Michigan, to produce the electric version of the F-150 pickup truck from mid-2022. A hybrid version of the pickup truck will also be produced there.

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Sep 18, 2020 - 09:30 pm

Hyundai to bring H2 trucks to US markets in 2022

Hyundai has announced plans to sell hydrogen fuel cell-powered trucks in the United States by 2022. The Korean company has confirmed its focus on H2 fuel cell for commercial vehicles, aiming to increase global FCEV sales yearly to 500,000 units in 2030.

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Sep 18, 2020 - 06:24 pm

VanMoof raises 34 million euros

The Dutch e-bike manufacturer VanMoof has raised another 34 million euros from investors. The Series B funding comes only a few months after a 12.5 million euro investment in May and is meant to support VanMoof’s global expansion.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 06:52 pm

Electrify America introduces kWh pricing

Electrify America has now introduced a new pricing structure as the US subsidiary from Volkswagen now offers kWh pricing in some states in the US. The charging infrastructure company has also eliminated all session fees.

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Sep 17, 2020 - 02:09 pm

Tesla targets 100 more hectares for Giga Berlin

Tesla has submitted an application to the state of Brandenburg for the clearing of a further 100 hectares of forest on its Giga Berlin site. Back in the USA, the electric car manufacturer’s construction plans for its latest Gigafactory in the state of Texas have now been made public.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 02:41 pm

Vehicle-to-Grid with electric school buses

The San Diego-based vehicle-to-grid (V2G) specialist Nuvve and electric school bus manufacturer Blue Bird have announced the launch of Blue Bird’s ‘Vision Type C’ and ‘All American Type D’ electric school buses compatible with Nuvve’s V2G technology across the USA.

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Sep 16, 2020 - 01:05 pm

Proterra presents the ZX5 electric bus

The US manufacturer Proterra presented its latest electric bus model, the ZX5. The electric bus is being offered in two length variants of 35 feet (10.7 metres) and 40 feet (12.2 metres) with 29 and 40 seats respectively.

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