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2022 OEM Electrification Report Card

Who among the world’s automakers is best positioned in this race toward electrification, who’s on the cusp and who still has work to do?

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2022 OEM Electrification Report Card

Who among the world’s automakers is best positioned in this race toward electrification, who’s on the cusp and who still has work to do?

Propulsion Electrified Vehicles

China May Not Be the Growth Engine BEV Makers Need

China’s economy is showing multiple signs of weakness at a time when battery-electric-vehicle makers are looking to the region for growth.

China Business Strategy

Ford Has Battery Supply Covered

Ford has secured 100% of the battery materials needed to produce 600,000 BEVs in 2023 and 70% of the materials for 2 million in 2026.

Batteries Business Strategy

EPropelled Is On A Mission: It’s All About Efficiency

With mobility companies focused on building better batteries, Lowell, MA-based ePropelled sees an opportunity to build better electric motors. Just don’t call them a manufacturer.

Electrification Electrified Vehicles

Tesla’s Cloudy Future

Tesla is a wildly successful company by any measure. Yet, a lot has changed for the BEV maker in the past year: The economy is slowing down; Legacy OEMs are finally getting in the game; And there is a flood of BEV makers in the global market. Despite some rosy predictions, it’s not clear if Tesla’s can retain its market position.

Electrification Business Strategy

Aptera, Elaphe Ink Wheel Motor Supply Agreement

Aptera and innovative in-wheel motor producer Elaphe are linking up to begin production of an electric vehicle later this year.

Propulsion Electrification

CATLs Latest CTP 3.0 Qilin an Appeal to Tesla?

The world’s largest EV battery manufacturer, CATL, announced yesterday its third-generation cell-to-pack technology (CTP), Qilin. The improvements in the pack, including increased pack-level energy density for ternary and LFP batteries, faster charging time, and safer operation, may help CATL move beyond the price increases from Q1 2022 and retain current client Tesla, who may be looking to other suppliers for its LFP batteries.

Batteries Electrified Vehicles

Will Sodium-Ion Batteries Replace Lithium?

Battery chemistry is changing rapidly and is being influenced by material price volatility, supply constraints, and politics. While lithium-based batteries are the current standard, lithium is not the only option for batteries. Sodium is one alternative. Here are the factors affecting its use and the future of lithium.

Batteries Electrified Vehicles

Faurecia to Supply Storage Containers for French FCEV Project

The goal of the public-private zero-emissions-vehicles initiative is to “decarbonize” economic activities in the Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes region and demonstrate the capability of the French hydrogen sector.


ZF’s “Affordable” ADAS and AD Solution for OEMs and System Integrators

ZF is developing a full stack open platform solution for production-volume vehicle control, ADAS and AD vehicle systems with central processing and enhanced sensor suites that is gaining traction with suppliers and carmakers.

Autonomy ADAS

The Biden Plan on BEVs: Is It Enough?

The administration has set an aggressive target for half of all U.S. new-vehicle sales to be battery-electrics by 2030. To get there, more government-backed programs likely will be needed to support charging infrastructure and incentives to lure buyers into the market, industry insiders and analysts say.

Propulsion Electrification

Faurecia-Michelin JV to Develop Hydrogen-Fueled Big Truck

The Symbio H2 Central Valley Express project, supported is designed to demonstrate that a hydrogen fuel-cell truck can match the performance of a truck with a 15.0L diesel engine while delivering a zero-emission solution for regional-haul trucking operations.

Electrified Vehicles Propulsion
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Our team of analysts and researchers keep close tabs on the latest trends in electric, hybrid and fuel-cell powertrains, as well traditional internal-combustion engines. We compile market data internationally, keep current on policy and regulations, offer detailed forecasts on powertrain take rates globally, conduct exclusive industry surveys and track developments in the global powertrain ecosystem.

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