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Friday, July 16, 2021

TOKYO, July 16 (Reuters) - Honda Motor Co's (7267.T) new chief executive said on Friday the Japanese automaker was willing to form new alliances to make electrification profitable.

"If through an alliance Honda can accomplish early what it should aim to be, then we'd be willing to form an alliance," Toshihiro Mibe, who took the top job in April, told a press briefing, when asked how he envisions global alliances on electrification.

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Thursday, July 15, 2021

General Motors revealed Thursday that it’s planning to extend its holistic EV charging approach, called Ultium Charge 360, to fleet customers of its BrightDrop electric commercial delivery vehicle unit. 

GM said that the fleet version of Ultium Charge 360 will offer fleet and facility management tools plus integration with OnStar Vehicle Insights telematics and the BrightDrop management platform. 

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

Half of Volkswagen’s sales are expected to be battery-electric vehicles by 2030, the German carmaker said Tuesday.

By 2040, the company said almost 100% of its new vehicles in major markets should be zero-emission vehicles.

Those objectives are part of Volkswagen’s wider aim to be fully carbon neutral by 2050.

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Tuesday, July 13, 2021

SILVER SPRING, Md. (AP) — Electrify America, an electric vehicle charging network funded with money paid by Volkswagen as punishment for its emissions cheating scandal, says it plans to more than double its number of charging stations throughout the United States and Canada.

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Friday, July 9, 2021

CNN —  

Stellantis, the giant automaker formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles and France’s PSA, plans to invest €30 billion, or $35.5 billion, by the end of 2025 to expand its portfolio of electrified vehicles.

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) today announced $52.5 million to fund 31 projects to advance next-generation clean hydrogen technologies and support DOE’s recently announced Hydrogen Energy Earthshot initiative to reduce the cost and accelerate breakthroughs in the clean hydrogen sector. Clean hydrogen is a form of renewable energy that—if made cheaper and easier to produce—can have a major role in supporting President Biden’s commitment to tackling the climate crisis.

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

If an automaker wanted to convert people from EV skeptics to EV evangelists, it's hard to imagine a better vehicle for the job than the Ford Mustang Mach-E. It arrives in the familiar shape and size of the crossovers Americans love, at a price that competes with gas-powered alternatives, and with a design that gets noticed. The Mach-E has the range and charging speed to wave off the most common EV criticisms, and thanks to Electrify America's recent work, there's a nationwide charging network that makes long interstate trips not just possible but tolerable.

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Wednesday, July 7, 2021

While President Biden travels across the country to promote his multi-trillion dollar infrastructure plan and the bipartisan deal negotiated in the Senate, the House voted this week on a separate $715 billion five-year transportation bill that shares some similarities with the bipartisan proposal.

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Friday, July 2, 2021

July 2 (Reuters) - General Motors Co (GM.N) is investing in a U.S. lithium project that could become the country's largest by 2024, making the automaker one of the first to develop its own source of a battery metal crucial for the electrification of cars and trucks.

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Thursday, July 1, 2021

LONDON (AP) — Japanese carmaker Nissan and its partners plan to invest 1 billion ($1.4 billion) pounds to expand production of electric vehicles and batteries in northeast England, a major victory for the U.K. government’s efforts to attract jobs and investment following the country’s departure from the European Union.

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