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Monday, December 28, 2020

This year has made clear that the internal combustion engine’s (ICE) days are numbered. 2020 saw explosive growth in the automotive industry’s EV segment, with nearly every major manufacturer and brand group announcing, unveiling or debuting new and upcoming electric vehicles.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

Battery packs for electric cars checked off a milestone this year -- just an ever-so-slight ray of sunshine on what's been a pretty gloomy 2020. For the first time, prices slid under $100 per kilowatt hour, and thorough analysis shows prices fell a whopping 89% in just 10 years.

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Wednesday, December 16, 2020

VW is unveiling an impressive electric car fast-charging station in the Arizona desert to test charging at extremely high temperatures.

Successful fast-charging is highly dependent on maintaining a stable temperature of the batteries inside an electric vehicle.

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Tuesday, December 15, 2020

DETROIT – Tesla cars and SUVs are often compared with an iPhone on wheels. Tesla’s four models — the S, 3, X and Y SUV — literally spell out the word “sexy.”

High tech and sex appeal are not things most Fords are known for, but that’s something the 117-year-old automaker hopes to change with the all-electric Mustang Mach-E crossover. It’s the company’s first EV under an $11 billion investment plan in electric vehicles through 2022, and it’s Ford’s first shot at Tesla.

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Thursday, December 10, 2020

Proterra recently sold its 1,000th electric bus in the United States, to Broward County Transit in Florida. Days earlier, a Proterra electric bus arrived in Wyoming, the state’s first electric bus from any manufacturer. A couple of weeks before that, Dominion Energy received its first of 50 electric school buses, built on top of Proterra powertrains, and the city of Beverly in Massachusetts got its first electric school bus, also using Proterra powertrains. At around the same time, Charlotte Douglas International Airport received 5 electric buses from Proterra.

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Tuesday, December 8, 2020

Newly public QuantumScape is on a mission to build a better battery that helps make electric vehicles affordable, charge faster and safer. On Tuesday, the company revealed testing results for its solid-state lithium metal batteries.

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Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Lucid Motors announced that it completed the first phase of construction at its EV factory in Arizona.

Eventually, they plan to produce up to 400,000 electric cars per year at the facility after future expansions.

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

Volkswagen AG’s ID.3 hatchback rose to the top of Europe’s electric-car sales chart a few months after hitting the market, narrowly beating a Renault SA model and trouncing Tesla Inc.’s Model 3.

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Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Until a few years ago, the top spot on the lot at Sport Chevrolet in Silver Spring, Md., was occupied by Corvettes. But visit now and the sports cars have been shunted aside. In their place are battery-powered Bolts.

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

General Motors is increasing and accelerating its rollout of all-electric vehicles as the automaker attempts to compete against industry leader Tesla as well as an influx of new competitors in the emerging market.

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