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Monday, August 9, 2021

Electric vehicle adoption is accelerating thanks to improvements in battery density and cost, more charging points, and government policies that make driving dirty cars more difficult. Still, if any country is going to meet its net-zero emissions targets in the next 30 years, more needs to be done to clean up road transportation. Here’s BloombergNEF’s view on where the EV industry is headed now. 

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Monday, August 9, 2021

Following the White House's official announcement of the electrification target for the U.S., Nissan has announced that by 2030, 40% of its vehicle sales in the U.S. will be all-electric vehicles.

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Friday, August 6, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nearing decision time, senators were struggling to wrap up work on the bipartisan infrastructure plan despite hopes to expedite consideration and voting on the nearly $1 trillion proposal.

The package had appeared on track for eventual Senate passage, a rare accord between Republicans and Democrats joining on a shared priority that also is essential to President Joe Biden’s agenda. But senators hit new problems late Thursday as they worked late into the night on amendments. A procedural vote was set for Saturday.

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Thursday, August 5, 2021

President Joe Biden announced an agreement Thursday that aims to push the US auto industry to sell more electric vehicles. The goals include a “shared aspiration” that 40% to 50% of vehicles sold in the US will be electric, plug-in hybrids or hydrogen-powered.

This will be a challenge, some experts say, but isn’t really as hard as it might seem. Battery-powered vehicle sales, including both all-electric and plug-in hybrids, are expected to make up just 4.3% of all vehicles sold in the US this year, according to IHS Markit.

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Monday, August 2, 2021

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer sought to speed up consideration of a nearly $1 trillion bipartisan infrastructure package Monday, promising that Democrats would work with Republicans to put together amendments for consideration this week. GOP senators cautioned that they need time to digest the massive bill.

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Wednesday, July 28, 2021

Johnson Matthey (JM), as part of leading European consortium GAIA (next Generation AutomotIve membrane electrode Assemblies), has helped deliver a fuel cell power density of 1.8 W/cm2 @ 0.6V. This represents a 20% increase versus state-of-the-art technology. This market-leading result marks a significant step forward for fuel cell technology and JM’s net-zero aspirations.

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Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Ford will refurbish an existing 270,000-square-foot facility, which will house up to 200 engineers, researchers, purchasing and finance leaders. The facility will feature "world-class pilot-scale equipment for electrode, cell and array design and manufacturing engineering and innovation."

The new collaborative learning lab, dubbed Ford Ion Park, represents $100 million of the automaker's total $185 million investment in developing, testing and building electric vehicle battery cells and cell arrays. It is also part of the company's $30 billion investment in electrification by 2025...Read More

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

Miami Beach, FL – July 27, 2021 – Blink Charging Co. (Nasdaq: BLNK, BLNKW) (“Blink” or the “Company”), a leading owner, operator, and provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging equipment and services, today announced that it has been awarded Phase 2 grants from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) to deploy DC fast charging stations. The 25 sites, featuring a total of 52 DC fast chargers, will be located in high-traffic areas along Florida’s major interstate highways, increasing access to EV charging for residents and travelers and strengthening the...Read More

Monday, July 26, 2021

There’s no longer any doubt that the auto industry is going electric. Every international automaker is introducing battery cars, and plug-in hybrid options are increasingly part of model lines. But some auto companies have gone further, and actually set dates for when they will produce only “electrified” cars (batteries and hybrids) and/or pure EVs. Others have set dates certain when they’re going to stop developing internal-combustion engines. Some have already stopped.

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Monday, July 26, 2021

Another day, another public offering. This time around, it’s for the luxury electric vehicle maker Lucid Motors. Lucid Motors was founded in 2007, but unlike Tesla, it’s yet to launch its first electric vehicle. Instead, the company has historically concentrated on energy storage solutions.

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