Industry Analyst -- Electrification
Christie covers vehicle electrification, including charging infrastructure, batteries and related technology.
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Battery and manufacturing innovations, plus an affordable BEV, could put Tesla even further ahead in the global electrification game.
Volkswagen will be ramping up its ID.4 output quickly, while Porsche takes portable charging trackside, Tesla and Electrify America team up and a small BEV aims to change what you imagine a delivery vehicle looks like.
PSA’s battery-making venture with Total is getting off the ground. Skoda reveals its MEB-platform SUV with impressive range, and a retro VW may be returning to market.
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.