Category Archives: EV

To Reduce Dependence on Made-in-Asia Batteries, Europe Must First Strengthen Its Carbon Industry

published: 2020-03-05 9:30 | editor | category: News
With the rise of battery storage technologies and electric vehicles, the demand for lithium-ion batteries, which serve as the power supply in battery storage and EVs, is seeing a corresponding rise as well. To catch up to Asia’s dominance in the industry, Europe has recently been making a major push to develop its own battery technologies. However, since Europe needs to import most of the raw materials involved in battery manufacturing, it must first resolve the issue of domestic graphite manufacturing. ...  more

All Public Vehicles in New York Will Be Electric Ones by 2040

published: 2020-03-04 18:30 | editor | category: News
In order to attain the objective listed in the "Green New Deal" by 2050, the New York government has decreed that all public vehicles of the city will have to be electric ones by 2040; this includes buses, ferry boats, passenger cars, ambulances, garbage trucks, engineering cars, tow trucks, and other service vehicles. ...  more

ChargePoint and NATSO Launch Collaborative to Significantly Expand EV Charging Along Nation’s Highways and in Rural Communities

published: 2020-02-12 18:30 | editor | category: News
ChargePoint, the world’s largest electric vehicle (EV) charging network, and NATSO, which represents America's travel plazas and truckstops, has announced a landmark partnership to create a National Highway Charging Collaborative to extend EV charging to every corner of the nation. Over the next decade, the Collaborative will leverage $1 billion in capital to deploy charging at more than 4,000 travel plazas and fuel stops that serve highway travelers and rural communities. ...  more

Mass Production of Solid-State xEV Batteries to Begin by 2024

published: 2019-12-30 0:30 | editor | category: News
According to industry sources, the first mass production of full solid-state xEV batteries could begin in 2024, which is four years ahead of Toyota’s production schedule. The first mass productions of the semi-solid-state xEV batteries are expected to begin in 2021. ...  more

Tesla Debuts New Pickup Truck in a Fanfare

published: 2019-11-28 9:30 | editor | category: News
Tesla’s new electric pickup truck, dubbed Cybertruck, was officially unveiled by the company on Nov. 21; the vehicle, which sports a fancy appearance reminiscent of the Batmobile and stealth jetfighter F-117, will come with a minimum price tag of only US$39,900. ...  more