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Christie Schweinsberg

Industry Analyst -- Electrification

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

Latest From Christie Schweinsberg

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

Six Minute Webinar Episode 12: Closing the Loop: Battery Recycling and Repurposing

As battery packs and motors are expected to become the dominant propulsion system in vehicles, lithium-ion recycling is seen as key to recovering valuable materials for use in new cells.

Electrification Batteries

VW Places Big Bet on Batteries; Lordstown in Trouble; EA, Rivian Charging News

Volkswagen plans six of its own battery plants, upstart Ohio BEV pickup-maker Lordstown has a lawsuit and investigation to contend with, while Rivian plans a huge charging network.

Electrification Batteries
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