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Set Alert for Electrification

Solid Power Gets BMW, Ford Investment; Farasis Contract; Volta Trucks Expansion

BMW and Ford make a large investment in a Colorado solid-state battery startup, as each set their sights on 2030 for longer-range BEVs. Meanwhile, Volta Trucks has big expansion plans for the commercial BEV sector.

Electrification Batteries Business Strategy

Prius Rally Car Shows Off Surprising Capability of Production Hybrid Powertrain

In their spare time, a cadre of Toyota engineers modifies an AWD Prius into a rally car, taking the hybrid and its quietly efficient high-mileage powertrain to a completely unexpected level of capability. 

Propulsion Electrification

GM’s New Charging Foray; Tesla to Go 100% Renewable; ChargePoint and Android

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.

Electrification Charging

Ford Continues to Show Newfound Aggressiveness on Electrification With Ion Park

Ford’s yet-to-be-located battery center of excellence will bring together experts in R&D, manufacturing, planning, purchasing and financing as the automaker aims to manufacture its own cells.

Electrification Batteries

Slew of New BEVs Announced in Shanghai: Toyota’s Dedicated BEV Brand; Honda EV Goal

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.

Electrification Market Analysis

Renewable Energy Growing Globally, With China in Lead

John Moore, CEO of Bloomberg New Energy Finance, predicts renewables will comprise 69% of global power generation by 2050 and, to reach that level, will require nearly $29 trillion in investments in power generation, batteries and the power grid.

Electrification Batteries

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.

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Set Alert for Electrification Intelligence Reports

Closing the Loop: Strategies Ahead for Reuse, Recycling of Li-ion BEV Batteries

A close look at the industry's direction for Li-ion battery recycling and reuse, including the technology options and key players involved.

Batteries Electrification

E-Machines: Powering the Automotive Future

An examination of cutting-edge motor-generator technology and how suppliers are working to meet the growing demands of the global electric-vehicle market.

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

Tipping Point: Batteries, BEVs and the Decade Ahead

An examination of the electric-vehicle market in the 2020s, the state of battery technology and the supply chain needed to support it.

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