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Christie Schweinsberg

Industry Analyst -- Electrification

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

Latest From Christie Schweinsberg

GM’s New Charging Foray; Tesla to Go 100% Renewable; ChargePoint and Android

GM is partnering with most of the major charging networks in the U.S. and Canada for easier customer access to public chargers, but it’s not without issues.

Electrification Charging

Slew of New BEVs Announced in Shanghai: Toyota’s Dedicated BEV Brand; Honda EV Goal

China’s 2021 Shanghai auto show marked one of the most notable weeks in electrification, with a slew of new BEVs announced. Even BEV skeptic Toyota joined the fray.

Electrification Market Analysis

LG, GM and SK Efforts Portend Good News for U.S. Batteries; Li-Cycle in Arizona

South Korean battery giant LG is part of two announcements that give a shot in the arm to the fledgling U.S. battery industry, with an expansion of its GM joint venture and agreement to bury the hatchet with SK. Both actions play into Li-Cycle’s news of a new recycling facility in Arizona.

Electrification Batteries

EV Incentive Price Cap?; Tesla Discounts Charging, Plans Huge Station

Two members of Congress propose to limit incentives to lower-cost EVs, while Tesla wants to increase and optimize use of its Superchargers.

Electrification Charging

Biden Admin. Wants to Go Big on Electrification; Tesla Sets Record

President Joe Biden targets EV leadership via rebates and more charging infrastructure, while Tesla delivers the most vehicles yet and lends a hand to VW.

Electrification Charging

Senators Say U.S. Needs ICE Ban; Brightdrop, Tesla Semi News

Two California senators are asking the Biden Admin. to move to ban ICEs on a national scale, while commercial EVs by Brightdrop and Tesla are getting closer to fruition.

Electrification Commercial Vehicles
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