Tag: USA

Sep 1, 2021 - 11:56 am

VanMoof collects $128 million in financing

The Dutch e-bike manufacturer VanMoof has received another 128 million US dollars from investors – the equivalent of around 108.5 million euros. According to the company, this is “the largest Series C investment ever made for a European e-bike brand”.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 07:37 pm

Ideanomics takes over Via Motors for electric trucks

Chinese-US fintech and sustainable transport company Ideanomics has acquired US electric utility vehicle manufacturer Via Motors for $450 million. This is Ideanomics’ fourth acquisition in the last 12 months in the electric mobility sector.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 05:55 pm

BYD adds to Link Transit electric bus fleet

In the USA, BYD has announced the delivery of two battery-electric 30-foot K7M-ER buses to Link Transit in Wenatchee, Washington. This brings the number of the agency’s zero-emission bus fleet to a total of 12.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 05:20 pm

Louisiana funds charging points across the state

In the USA, funding for electric vehicle charging stations worth a total of more than $1.7 million is being allocated to 26 local government agencies, universities and electric utilities in the state of Louisiana. These have been financed with the proceeds of the case against Volkswagen in the wake of the diesel scandal.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 04:10 pm

Hyundai-Kia update US electric car line-up

Hyundai and Kia are updating their electrified car line-up in the United States. Hyundai, for example, lowered the price for the Kona Electric while Kia is bringing in some new hybrid cars in the model year 2022.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 03:09 pm

HyPoint & Piasecki to develop helicopter fuel cell drives

HyPoint, which specializes in air-cooled fuel cells for electric aircraft, has signed a development agreement with Piasecki Aircraft Corporation (PiAC). The goal is to develop FC systems – including for what is expected to be the world’s first crewed H2 helicopter.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Maryland to spend $3.7Mn from Volkswagen settlement

This week, Maryland Governor Larry Hogan announced that the state awarded $3.7 million from Maryland’s settlement with Volkswagen for diesel-gate to install EV charging stations. The money is going to 37 sites for public and workplace charging.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 02:41 pm

Nuro’s new US plant to make “tens of thousands” of EVs

US startup Nuro, which specialises in autonomous electric vehicles, announces a production facility in southern Nevada. Nuro states the capacity of the future plant as “tens of thousands of delivery vehicles”. For production, Nuro is enlisting support from BYD North America.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 12:56 pm

Rocsys opens new US office in Portland

The Dutch EV robotic charging solution specialist Rocsys has announced the opening of a new office in the United States. This will help pave the way towards building business in the continental Americas.

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Aug 30, 2021 - 11:42 am

Rivian plans to hit the US stock market

The electric car manufacturer Rivian has filed its documents for an IPO with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). Furthermore, Rivian wants to carry out the IPO on its own and not, like many other eMobility companies, merge with an exchange shell.

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Aug 27, 2021 - 02:19 pm

Ford announces electric conversion motor

Ford Performance has announced an electric crate motor designed to make EV conversions easy. Dubbed Eluminator, it will be unveiled at the annual SEMA show in Las Vegas this autumn. The electric motor itself comes from the Ford Mustang Mach-E GT can be ordered online for 3,900 US dollars.

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Aug 27, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Faraday is getting ready to hit the market

The American/Chinese startup Faraday Future is aligning itself to boost production and sales in the USA. A cooperation with installation provider Qmerit will help with charging, while the board of directors has a new chair. Further, Faraday is planning to significantly expand their workforce.

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Aug 27, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Lordstown Motors appoints new CEO

The financially troubled electric car start-up Lordstown Motors has appointed a new CEO, Daniel Ninivaggi. Previously, Steve Burns had stepped down as CEO and Julio Rodriguez as CFO.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 02:00 pm

Symbio launches US subsidiary

Symbio, the fuel cell joint venture between Faurecia and Michelin established in late 2019, is expanding into the US. The company has announced the formation of Symbio North America and the appointment of Rob Del Core as general manager.

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Aug 26, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Lime unleashes 1,000 kick scooters in New York City

Lime has launched 1,000 electric scooters in New York City to kick off the Department of Transportation’s East Bronx scooter-sharing pilot. New York will become just the second city in the United States to launch Lime’s latest generation scooter, the Gen4.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 02:49 pm

USA: Siemens to make one million EV chargers by 2025

Siemens says it will expand its US operations to support e-mobility infrastructure in America. The VersiCharge product line of commercial and residential EV chargers will be key to Siemens preparing to manufacture over one million such chargers for the US over the next four years.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 01:00 pm

InoBat scores lithium-silicon battery deal with Group14

Slovakia’s battery specialist InoBat announces cooperation with Group14 Technologies, a supplier of lithium-silicon battery materials based in the US. The partners say they will produce customisable, high-energy-density batteries for automotive applications using Group14’s patented anode.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 12:13 pm

Ford doubles F-150 Lightning production numbers

Ford is to have doubled production targets for the electric version of its F-150 pickup truck ahead of the market launch in spring 2022. According to a news report, the second-largest US carmaker is now aiming for annual production of more than 80,000 vehicles in 2024.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 06:24 pm

Red Hook deploys fleet of 10 BYD yard tractors

Red Hook Container Terminals LLC announced today that it has begun regular commercial operation of ten BYD Motors heavy-duty zero-emission battery-electric yard tractors at its container terminal in Port Newark, New Jersey.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 04:54 pm

Volta Industries lauches PredictEV

Volta Industries announced the launch of its PredictEV product, a machine learning and artificial intelligence solution for infrastructure planning, with a multi-year commitment from US utility Southern Company.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 11:16 am

Chattanooga revs up for VW ID.4 mass production

In the USA, the first VW ID.4 electric SUV pre-production units have rolled off the assembly line at Volkswagen’s Chattanooga. These are used to test out the assembly process and all related components. Mass production is to start next year.

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Aug 19, 2021 - 03:45 pm

Kansas City trials streetlight EV charging posts

In the USA, Kansas City, Missouri has launched a pilot project to install public Level 2 EV charging stations on light poles. By the end of this year, the Metropolitan Energy Center (MEC)  plans to have 30 to 60 chargers in place throughout the city.

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Aug 18, 2021 - 10:37 am

Autopilot safety investigation in the USA

The US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is reopening an investigation into Tesla’s ‘Autopilot’ driver assistance system. It refers to eleven incidents between January 2018 and July 2021 in which Tesla models hit emergency vehicles parked on the side of the road. This resulted in 17 injuries and one death.

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Aug 17, 2021 - 10:38 am

First dedicated EV camper trailer released in the USA

The US company Colorado Teardrops is introducing a camping trailer specially designed for use with electric cars. The trailer called Boulder also has 75 kWh of battery capacity that can be used to charge the electric car’s battery while stationary.

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Aug 14, 2021 - 12:30 pm

Polestar 2 priced in the USA

Swedish electric vehicle brand Polestar announced the extended range, lower pricing, and bespoke configuration for the model year 2022 Polestar 2 in the USA. Prices for the single motor version start at $45,000 before subsidies.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/01/bye-aerospace-delivers-three-electric-aircraft-to-reykjavik/
01.09.2021 13:42