Industry Analyst -- Electrification
Christie covers vehicle electrification, including charging infrastructure, batteries and related technology.
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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.
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.
The company’s new Lordstown, OH, battery plant, currently under construction, received regulatory approval nearly two weeks ago.
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.
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.
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.