EVs


  • The Stellantis sign outside the company’s North American office in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
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    DOE allocates $1.7B for auto factory conversions

    Eleven shuttered or at-risk facilities in eight states will be converted to support electric vehicle manufacturing.

    By July 12, 2024
  • A Rivian R1S vehicle driving in an urban setting
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    Courtesy of Rivian
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    Rivian chief accounting officer to step down

    Jeffrey Baker will resign later this month to pursue another opportunity, the electric vehicle maker disclosed in a securities filing.

    By July 11, 2024
  • The 2025 Honda, CR-V eFCEV parking at a hydrogen refilling station with tress in the background.
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    Courtesy of American Honda Motor Co., Inc.
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    Honda incentivizes new fuel cell CR-V

    The automaker is offering up to $30,000 in hydrogen credits to lease the vehicle, which is the first to use a new fuel cell module co-developed with GM.

    By July 8, 2024
  • Long Beach mayor Rex Richardson and Ford Motor executives Doug Field and Alan Clark announcing the new EV development center at a media event..
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    Courtesy of City of Long Beach, California.
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    Ford to develop EVs at new California facility

    The Long Beach campus will open next year and house the automaker’s recently built skunkworks team.

    By June 28, 2024
  • Three 2022 Rivian R1T electric pickups driving.
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    Courtesy of Rivian Automotive
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    Volkswagen invests $1B in Rivian with plans for a joint venture

    The new, equally-controlled business will focus on developing a next-generation electrical/electronic architecture for EVs.

    By June 25, 2024
  • White building with Lucid in big gray letters and dark windows next to it on a sunny day in the desert. Three green cacti are planted in front of the building.
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    Courtesy of Lucid Motors.

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    NLRB files for injunction against Lucid

    The agency claims the EV maker unlawfully discharged two employees during a UAW campaign.

    By June 25, 2024
  • Close up of EV charger with cars parked in background
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    Scharfsinn86 via Getty Images
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    Grid, utility limits are biggest barrier to commercial EV charger deployment: Xendee survey

    A majority of EV charger developers and operators say they've run into roadblocks when trying to access power from the grid.

    By Emma Penrod • June 25, 2024
  • The 17-inch infotainment screen of the 20204 Chevy Silverado EV showing icons on the home screen.
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    Courtesy of General Motors
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    Most EV owners use their car brand’s mobile app: JD Power

    Over 90% of such motorists use their car brand's mobile software, and the tech affects buyers' purchasing decisions, a survey found.

    By Kalena Thomhave • June 25, 2024
  • The entertainment screen of the Kia EV3 showing icons of streaming apps for Netflix, YouTube and others.
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    Courtesy of Kia America, Inc.
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    LG launches suite of products for software-defined vehicles

    AlphaWare can integrate with existing OEM vehicle systems and help automakers create immersive experiences for drivers and passengers.

    By June 24, 2024
  • The exterior of the Ultium Cells battery factory in Ohio.
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    Courtesy of Ultium Cells LLC
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    Ultium Cells workers ratify UAW contract

    The General Motors supplier will pay workers $35 an hour by October 2027 under the ratified deal.

    By June 21, 2024
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    Retrieved from Georgia Ports Authority on June 18, 2024
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    Hyundai EV campus fuels Georgia ports volume growth

    The automaker’s more than $5 billion manufacturing campus is already driving growth in the state, despite production slated to start in Q4.

    By Alejandra Carranza • June 21, 2024
  • The charging port on a red Kia EV6 GT.
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    Courtesy of Kia America, Inc.
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    Ionna EV charging venture picks global HQ, executive team

    Seven major automakers, including Honda and BMW, established the joint initiative in 2023 with plans to install 30,000 chargers in North America by 2030.

    By June 21, 2024
  • A row of Ford F-150 Lighting pickups parked inside the automaker's Rouge Electric Vehicle Center in Michigan.
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    Courtesy of Ford Motor Co.
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    Ford ends Model e EV program for dealers

    The automaker faced pushback over the program’s significant upfront investment costs.

    By June 20, 2024
  • Four 2023 Fisker Ocean models parked.
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    Courtesy of Fisker Inc.
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    Fisker files for Chapter 11 bankruptcy

    The EV startup says it’s in advanced discussions with financial stakeholders regarding the sale of its assets.

    By June 18, 2024
  • A worker assembles Volkswagen's ID.3 electric car at a factory in Germany.
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    Jens Schlueter via Getty Images
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    Trump could roll back Inflation Reduction Act tax credits if reelected

    Volkswagen and Samsung SDI leaders expressed concerns at a conference last week about the stability of the IRA should the administration change.

    By Kate Magill • June 17, 2024
  • Elon Musk speaks at a conference
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    Tesla shareholders back Elon Musk $56B pay package

    “Hot damn, I love you guys,” the CEO said on stage during the company’s annual meeting in Austin, Texas.

    By June 14, 2024
  • The lineup of Tesla vehicles parked at a Supercharger with tress in the background in a media photo.
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    Courtesy of Tesla Inc.
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    EV adoption falls to its lowest point since 2021: JD Power

    Meanwhile, electric vehicles are more available than they’ve ever been.

    By Kalena Thomhave • June 13, 2024
  • Ultium Cells manufacturing facility in Warren, Ohio.
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    Courtesy of Ultium Cells.

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    UAW reaches tentative agreement with Ultium Cells’ Ohio facility

    The deal includes increased wages for Lordstown workers, which most will see immediately upon ratification.

    By June 10, 2024
  • GlobalFoundries employees stand in a clean room inside a fabrication plant.
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    Chip manufacturers feel the crunch as automakers reassess EV plans

    Amkor and GlobalFoundries were among the semiconductor companies that saw a dip in automotive chip orders in Q1.

    By Kate Magill • June 10, 2024
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    Courtesy of Nvidia
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    Musk redirected Tesla’s Nvidia chip shipment to X, xAI

    Tesla may face months of delays for a $500 million order of data center GPUs used to train its autonomous driving systems.

    By June 7, 2024
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    Courtesy of Geely Auto Group
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    More young Americans would consider buying China-made cars: survey

    Plus, affordable EVs from brands based in China could likely avoid U.S. tariffs if the cars are built in North America.

    By Kalena Thomhave • June 6, 2024
  • A gray four-door crossover vehicle with a woman seated with her hand on the steering wheel is parked in front of a Hertz building.
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    Courtesy of Hertz/GM
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    Hertz poaches Spirit Airlines CFO

    Less than a year after taking the permanent CFO seat, Alexandra Brooks is exiting the rental car company as it struggles to manage its bold EV bet.

    By Maura Webber Sadovi • June 5, 2024
  • Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, is pictured speaking at the Geneva International Motor Show in 2017
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    Harold Cunningham via Getty Images
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    Stellantis CEO on US tariffs: ‘You cannot stop the competition’

    Carlos Tavares believes the Biden administration is focusing on short-term issues instead of challenging China’s automakers in the electric vehicle market.

    By June 4, 2024
  • A newly built Polestar 3 SUV painted white at Geely's production facility in China.
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    Courtesy of Polestar
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    Polestar ‘evaluating’ potential impact of expanded EV tariffs

    The brand, which is gearing up to launch a new U.S.-built electric crossover this year, sources key parts from China.

    By June 4, 2024
  • Charging port on the Volvo C40 recharge SUV.
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    Courtesy of Volvo Cars
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    $1.3B earmarked for EV charging network expansion in US

    The Biden-Harris Administration aims to accelerate public and private investment in clean transportation with the historic grant funding.

    By June 3, 2024