Christian Hinton, Author at The Buzz - Electric Vehicle News
Eaton to open an assembly plant in the Dominican Republic

The company said this project will increase supplies of Eaton’s Bussmann series fuses, which provide safety functionality in EVs.

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DTNA delivers two eCascadias to Goodwill Industries New Mexico

Since the start of production in 2022, the battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia has been delivered to over 50 fleets in North America.

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Hyzon, New Way Trucks to develop hydrogen fuel cell refuse truck

Hyzon will supply fuel cell technology and the powertrain, while New Way will provide the automated side-load refuse body for the prototype.

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Zeta Energy awarded a grant to commercialize battery technology

The VTO program was created to accelerate the development of mobility solutions that extend EV range while alleviating supply chain concerns.

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Volvo Cars renames two electric models to fit other EVs in lineup

Volvo’s fully electric XC40 Recharge and C40 Recharge models are being renamed to EX40 and EC40, respectively.

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Hyzon Motors promotes new head of global communications and branding

In her new role, Stephanie Mudgett will lead all of Hyzon’s communications functions, including branding and marketing.

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Hexagon Purus to supply hydrogen cylinders for next-gen fuel cell electric transit bus

Hexagon Purus will provide its hydrogen storage cylinders for New Flyer’s zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell electric transit bus.

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BorgWarner begins eMotor rotor and stator production for XPeng Motors

The product will be used on the X9 MPV, as well as XPeng’s next electric B-class sedan beginning in Q3 2024.

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Toyota invests in Kentucky facility to increase EV assembly

Since 2021, Toyota has announced new investments totaling $17 billion into U.S. manufacturing operations supporting electrification.

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GM hires vice president of batteries

In this newly created role, GM said Kurt Kelty will be charged with GM’s battery cell strategy and a new end-to-end approach.

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Canoo adds two board of directors with experience in electric mobility

The appointments of Deborah Diaz and James Chen are effective immediately, following the resignation of two other board directors.

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Man eTruck launch sees near-sellout

Chief Executive Officer Alexander Vlaskamp said MAN’s EV technology is on track, but infrastructure could be an issue.

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