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Christie Schweinsberg

Industry Analyst -- Electrification

Christie covers vehicle electrification, including charging infrastructure, batteries and related technology.

Latest From Christie Schweinsberg

Audi Chief Lauds Tesla; Mahle’s New Condenser; Panasonic’s Cobalt-Free Cells

The No.1 seller of BEVs has a big lead over the competition, says Audi, while a Panasonic official says the cells it supplies Tesla eventually will eliminate a controversial material.

Electrification Batteries

Ford and Kia Tout Faster Fast Charging; Tesla’s New Batteries; Volvo Sees Pandemic as Good for EVs

More range in less time is touted for future BEVs from Ford and Kia, while Tesla reportedly will launch its longer-life, lower-cost batteries later this year in China.

Electrification Batteries

GM Plans Ohio Battery Plant News

The company’s new Lordstown, OH, battery plant, currently under construction, received regulatory approval nearly two weeks ago.

Electrification Batteries

VW Sets ID.3 Intro; BMW Pulls Plug on i8 Successor; Tesla Cuts Cobalt in Batteries

VW ID.3 intenders can complete their orders, BMW shelves its next-generation plug-in hybrid sports car and research reveals Tesla will reduce the amount of cobalt in future batteries.

Electrification Batteries

Daimler, Volvo Trucks in Fuel-Cell Pact; China’s Robot Charger; Tesla Cybertruck to Float?

Two European truck manufacturers aim to speed up commercialization of hydrogen fuel cells in long-haul applications, while a Chinese startup envisions a charger coming to you and Tesla’s forthcoming pickup may briefly double as a boat.

Electrification Fuel-Cell Systems

Byton’s Home Charging; VW ID.3; ZEV States Grow; COVID’s Impact

Byton M-Byte buyers can get a home charger installed via a new program, the VW ID.3 is undergoing testing by top leadership, Washington becomes the 12th ZEV state and the clean-energy sector suffers job losses.

Electrification Charging
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