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Christie Schweinsberg

Industry Analyst -- Electrification

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

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Toyota and BYD Ink BEV Research and Development Pact

Engineers and jobs relating to BEV R&D will be transferred from BYD and Toyota to the new venture in China.
Electrification Business Strategy

Battery Coalition, Argonne Partner on Recycling Research

Over the next 20 years, spent battery volume from plug-in EVs is projected to increase to more than 7 million metric tons annually on a global basis.
Electrification Batteries

EV Connect Announces $12 Million in Funding

Currently, EV Connect has the sixth-largest non-Tesla charging network in the U.S., per the Department of Energy’s Alternative Fueling Station Locator, with 416 stations and 1,600 outlets or connectors.
Electrification Charging

Nissan: ICE Development Continues to Progress, VC-Turbo to Expand

Nissan powertrain executives tell Wards new and improved combustion engines are in the works, some without turbos, and the automaker’s groundbreaking variable-compression technology will find new applications.

Toyota Hints Prius Hybrid Could Be Dropped; Talks BEVs, Solid State

A top U.S. executive says the challenge is for Toyota to live up to the advanced-technology impression the Prius name conjures up in consumers’ minds.
Electrification Batteries

Ford Hopes to Help Cities Solve Parking, Transit Woes With Mobility Platform

The City Insights platform brings together data from a variety of sources to help cities solve transportation-related problems.
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