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Rare earths: An EV sourcing problem

China accounts for the vast majority of rare-earth materials production, a necessary component in some EV motors.

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Systems-level thinking is key to lowering the cost of EVs

By viewing vehicle manufacturing at a systems-level, it is possible to understand where significant savings can be made.

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GM details first fully-dedicated EV plant, Factory ZERO

Factory ZERO was the first U.S. automotive plant to install Verizon’s 5G Ultra-Wideband technology, GM says.

Porsche acquires majority stake in e-bike manufacturer Greyp

Porsche says e-bikes have a fixed place in the company’s e-mobility strategy and promise further potential.

Consumers Energy commits to power 1M Michigan EVs by 2030

There are about 12,000 registered EVs in Consumers Energy’s territory today.

Kia debuts new 2023 Kia Sportage Hybrid

This Sportage combines a 1.6-liter turbocharged engine with a 44-kW motor to achieve up to 39 MPG.

Amply Power launches containerized EV charging infrastructure

The charging capsule allows the use of portable charging to account for unpredictable operations changes.

GM takes 25% stake in Pure Watercraft

The collaboration will leverage Pure Watercraft’s marine propulsion technology with GM’s engineering manufacturing capabilities.

Holley High Voltage Experience shows off EV excitement at Sonoma Raceway

The event featured a variety of high-performance driving events and a dedicated car show filled with EV conversions.

Nissan to invest almost $18B in electric over next five years

The company will introduce 23 new electrified models and wants 40% of U.S. sales to be EVs by fiscal year 2030.

Rimac breaks ground on global headquarters in Croatia

The new complex will contain an urban “swamp” and meadows, plus a rooftop garden, a command center, VR-rooms and top-secret project rooms.

What’s setting the stage for future EV growth?

Last month on this podcast, I spoke with Jason Morgan, editor of Fleet Equipment about the EV advancements we can expect to see in the next few years, the solutions to the biggest issues facing electrification today and what an evolving supply chain means for the consumer world. We had a great time – we laughed,