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Christie Schweinsberg

Industry Analyst -- Electrification

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


Latest From Christie Schweinsberg

Tesla’s New Battery, Manufacturing Revolutionary, If It Can Pull It Off

Battery and manufacturing innovations, plus an affordable BEV, could put Tesla even further ahead in the global electrification game.

Electrification Batteries

VW Targets Half-Million ID.4s; Porsche’s Portable Charger; Tesla and EA; Solo EV

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.

Electrification Charging

PSA Battery JV Official; Skoda’s Long Range SUV; Return of Thing?

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.

Electrification Batteries

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
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