EVs


  • Four 2023 Fisker Ocean models parked.
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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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    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
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    $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
  • The interior and dashboard of the Tesla Model 3 with the white seat color option.
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    Tesla recalls 125K vehicles to fix seat belt warning issue

    It’s the EV maker’s fifth recall this year, following a Cybertruck accelerator pedal issue in April.

    By June 3, 2024
  • Fermata Energy has partnered with the City of Boulder on a vehicle-to-grid charging project
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    Vehicle-to-everything bidirectional charging pilot launches in Colorado

    The pilot will explore reducing the costs of electric vehicle adoption.

    By Robert Walton • May 31, 2024
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    Former Tesla supply chain leader joins battery startup

    TeraWatt Technology announced Annie Liu as an external director earlier this month.

    By S.L. Fuller • May 30, 2024
  • Toyota's chief technology officer, Hiroki Nakajima, speaks at a presentation with a yellow Toyota Prius and engine on display.
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    Toyota, Subaru and Mazda to develop new engines for hybrid vehicles

    Each automaker will develop a signature engine design that represents its respective brands and customer preferences.

    By May 30, 2024
  • A Volkswagen teaser photo showing a silhouette of an electric vehicle.
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    VW to launch a family of entry-level EVs in Europe

    The automaker says its new electric vehicles will set standards in the low-priced segment for technology, design, quality and customer experience.

    By May 29, 2024
  • A red Tesla Model Y plugged in for charging at a Tesla Supercharger station.
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    More buyers will consider EVs in 3 to 5 years: Cox Automotive

    Nearly half of all vehicle shoppers in the market today are not even considering an EV, but that will soon change.

    By Kalena Thomhave • May 29, 2024
  • Lithium-rich brine dries in an evaporation pond next to mounds of salt bi-product at a lithium mine in the Atacama Desert on August 24, 2022 in Salar de Atacama, Chile.
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    Battery, critical mineral producers face inventory glut amid slowing EV demand

    While the past year brought an oversupply of battery materials, an International Energy Agency report cautions that such an imbalance won't last.

    By Kate Magill • May 28, 2024
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    Tesla shareholders cite floundering performance in bid against Musk pay package

    The group also claims the EV maker’s board is stacked with directors who have close personal ties to the CEO.

    By May 24, 2024
  • The exterior of the Ultium Cells battery cell factory in Warren, Ohio showing parking spaces equipped with electric vehicle chargers.
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    Ultium Cells, Redwood Materials to partner on EV battery recycling

    Tesla supplier Panasonic also plans to use recycled cathode materials from Redwood for its battery factory under construction in Kansas.

    By May 23, 2024
  • A Ford Pro electric vehicle charger with a F-150 Lightning pickup truck parked in the background.
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    Ford Pro lands EV charging deal in Dallas

    The agreement follows other investments in charging infrastructure as the automaker looks to grow its commercial EV business.

    By May 23, 2024
  • An illustration depicting Volkswagen's vehicle-to-home electric vehicle charging technology.
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    With limited public charging infrastructure, EV owners love charging at home: JD Power

    Owners of electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids are increasingly satisfied with home charging and are especially satisfied with their faster Level 2 chargers, the study found.

    By Kalena Thomhave • May 23, 2024
  • SAIC-GM-Wuling's Wuling Xing Chi small SUV in China
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    GM China names new president to lead growth strategies

    Julian Blissett, president of GM China, has decided to retire after a 28-year career with the automaker.

    By May 22, 2024
  • A 2022 Chevy Bolt EV parked in front of a bakery in an urban setting.
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    Courtesy of General Motors
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    GM, EV battery suppliers establish $150M fund to reimburse Chevrolet Bolt owners

    The automaker reached a previous agreement with LG Electronics in October 2021 to cover roughly $2 billion in recall costs.

    By May 21, 2024