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Monday, July 24, 2023

DETROIT (AP) — Stellantis says it will build a second U.S. electric vehicle battery factory in a joint venture with Samsung.

The automaker didn’t disclose the location but said Monday that it signed a memorandum of understanding with Samsung SDI under its existing joint venture called StarPlus Energy.

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Friday, July 21, 2023

POOLE, England, July 21 (Reuters) - A little-publicized clause in the U.S. Inflation Reduction Act has companies scrambling to recycle electric vehicle batteries in North America, putting the region at the forefront of a global race to undermine China's dominance of the field.

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

LOS ANGELES (KABC) -- In its famously clever advertising decades ago, their slogan was "Let Hertz put you in the driver's seat."

Today, Hertz would like to put you in the driver's seat...of an electric car.

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

Electric bus and battery maker Proterra, bus dealer ABC Companies, and California utility PG&E have opened North America’s largest electric bus charging center.

The privately owned center sits on a 3.5-acre campus in Newark, California, right next to Fremont. It features 20 dual-cable EV chargers that are capable of charging up to 40 electric coaches. A Proterra spokesperson told Electrek that the chargers are “currently configured for 60 kW per dispenser.”

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Wednesday, July 19, 2023

July 19 (Reuters) - Nissan (7201.T) on Wednesday became the first Japanese automaker to agree to adopt Tesla's (TSLA.O) electric-vehicle charging technology in the U.S. and Canada, joining global peers in expanding their fast-charger network to boost EV adoption.

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Tuesday, July 18, 2023

On Tuesday, Stellantis announced it has entered into agreements worth over $11.2 billion (€10 billion) for semiconductors through 2030. The automaker says it has built a “comprehensive ecosystem” to reduce the risk of running into EV supply chain shortages.

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Monday, July 17, 2023

The sticker prices for Ford’s F-150 Lightning electric pickup trucks are being lowered by thousands of dollars across the board, the company said Monday, due to increased plant capacity, falling costs for battery raw materials and internal efforts to scale production by the Detroit automaker.

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Monday, July 17, 2023

From the fourth quarter of 2019 to the first quarter of 2023, the number of public and private electric vehicle (EV) charging ports nearly doubled from 87,352 to 161,562. Public charging has experienced growth in every quarter since 2019. In the first quarter of 2023, public charging ports accounted for about 88% of all charging ports. 

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Monday, July 17, 2023

Guidehouse estimates global electric vehicle sales could reach 57 million units by 2030. Some automakers, including Tesla, Ford and Toyota, have already entered into battery recycling agreements with Redwood Materials to establish more sustainable EV battery supply chains. 

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Sunday, July 16, 2023

In early March, strong winds brought down trees and power lines in the Nashville area, leaving thousands of homes without power. But about 20 miles outside the city an electric pickup truck fed energy to John and Rachelle Reigard’s home, keeping their lights on.

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