EVs: Page 2


  • 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
  • A technician works on a lithium-ion battery.
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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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    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
  • A 2024 Subaru Solterra SUV
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    Subaru teams up with Toyota to mitigate EV ‘risks’

    The two automakers will jointly develop four battery electric SUVs by the end of 2026.

    By May 21, 2024
  • Freewire Technologies on the verge of terminating operations

    The EV charging supplier, which already pulled out of non-North American markets in February, is seeking funding amid financial challenges.

    By Brett Dworski • May 17, 2024
  • Protesters hold up signs with messages proclaiming "Tariffs are taxes" and "We don't want tariffs" in front of the U.S. Capitol
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    Industry leaders react to tariff hikes on China-made goods

    “Automakers embrace fair competition. We’re not shrinking from it, but China’s EV overcapacity and subsidy issue is real," said Alliance for Automotive Innovation President and CEO John Bozzella.

    By Philip Neuffer • May 17, 2024
  • The Honda 0 Series Saloon electric vehicle concept on stage at a media event at the Consumer Electronic Shows in Las Vegans in January.
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    Inside Honda’s updated multibillion-dollar electrification strategy

    The massive investments will be used to establish a comprehensive electric vehicle value chain. 

    By May 16, 2024
  • 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLS model lineup parked in a city.
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    Mercedes-Benz Q1 profits down nearly 30%

    The automaker attributed lower volumes to product transitions and supply chain bottlenecks.

    By May 16, 2024
  • Stellantis' Saltillo Van Assembly Plant
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    Stellantis’ volumes nearly 100K less in Q1. Here’s where production was cut.

    The automaker expects production of next-generation vehicles to ramp up “significantly” in the second half of 2024.

    By May 15, 2024
  • A 2023 Honda CR-V hybrid crossover on a highway with trees and homes in the background.
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    Honda banks on hybrid profits to fund EV transition

    The automaker announced it will increase R&D spending by almost 25% over the next year to gain a competitive advantage in the hybrid vehicle segment.

    By May 15, 2024
  • The interior of the Tesla Model 3.
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    How 4 technology trends are shaping automotive design

    Some design trends are partly a reaction to design aesthetics that preceded them; others are responses to changes in technology, consumer preferences and government regulation, experts said.

    By May 15, 2024
  • Stellantis CEO Carlos Tavares and Leapmotor CEO Jiangming Zhu pose for a photo on stage at a press conference in China announcing the launch of the new joint venture..
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    Stellantis, Leapmotor JV to launch 2 EV models in Europe this year

    As part of the partnership, Stellantis has exclusive rights to manufacture, export and sell Leapmotor EVs outside of China.

    By May 15, 2024
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    Biden hikes tariffs on China-made EVs, batteries

    The action aims to protect the U.S. market from the rise in Chinese electric vehicle exports, which the U.S. says jumped 70% from 2022 to 2023.

    By Kate Magill , May 14, 2024
  • Two workers inspect a vehicle body on the assembly line at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky.
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    Toyota CEO: ‘Next-generation BEVs must change the factories themselves’

    The automaker aims to reconfigure its factories to cut the number of processes in half.

    By May 14, 2024
  • A silver Lucid Gravity electric SUV parked in front of a cantilevered building with blue sky in the background.
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    EV maker Lucid Group shores up its losses with billion-dollar investments

    Lucid has received $6.4 billion from Saudi Arabia’s Public Investment Fund since 2018, which has helped support its operations as it works to turn a profit.

    By May 13, 2024