Industry Analyst -- Electrification
Christie covers vehicle electrification, including charging infrastructure, batteries and related technology.
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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.
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.
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.
Two members of Congress propose to limit incentives to lower-cost EVs, while Tesla wants to increase and optimize use of its Superchargers.
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.
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.