Honda stationary fuel cell providing back-up power to data center
Backup power systems using hydrogen fuel cells offer a promising future for clean, yet reliable and high-quality power, Honda says.
Magna wins battery enclosures business for Chevy Silverado EV
Battery enclosures, which all battery EVs require, house high-voltage batteries, electrical components, sensors and connectors.
The EV battery materials sourcing problem
What innovations could help lessen the detrimental impacts stemming from EV battery manufacturing?
U.S. feds announce new EV charging network standards
The new standards will ensure everyone can use the network, no matter what car you drive or which state you charge in.
GM, Lithium Americas to develop Nevada lithium mine
GM will make a $650 million investment in Lithium Americas, and the mine is expected to begin producing lithium in 2026.
GM advances dealer community charging program
General Motors celebrated the official launch of its Dealer Community Charging Program with the installation of the first community charging stations in Wisconsin and Michigan. Since the program was announced in late 2021, the company says nearly 1,000 GM dealers have enrolled, representing almost a quarter of all GM dealers in North America. The program
GM expects N.A. EV portfolio to be profitable in 2025
General Motors says it expects its portfolio of electric vehicles will be solidly profitable in 2025 in North America as the company scales EV capacity in the region to more than 1 million units annually, ramps up its software revenue opportunities, generates significant greenhouse gas benefits and realizes the positive impacts of new clean energy
DOE to loan GM $2.5B to build three Ultium battery cell facilities
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), through its Loan Programs Office (LPO), has announced the closing of a $2.5 billion loan to Ultium Cells LLC to help finance the construction of new lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Tennessee and Michigan. Ultium Cells, a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution, will
BrightDrop revenue on track to hit $1B in 2023
BrightDrop says it is on track to reach $1 billion in revenue in 2023, making it one of the fastest companies to ever hit that milestone. The company also confirmed that it is set to generate up to $10 billion in revenue and reach 20% profit margins by the end of the decade. BrightDrop launched
GM partners to develop cheaper renewable hydrogen sources
General Motors has entered a joint development agreement with Nel Hydrogen US to help accelerate the industrialization of Nel’s proton exchange membrane (PEM) electrolyzer platform. The company says the two look to combine their data to develop more cost-competitive renewable hydrogen sources. Nel says it was the first company in the world with a fully
Vale, GM sign long-term nickel supply agreement
Vale Canada Limited, a subsidiary of Vale S.A., and General Motors Co. have signed an agreement for the long-term supply of battery-grade nickel sulfate from Vale’s proposed plant at Bécancour, Québec, Canada. This agreement secures for GM a supply of nickel sulfate from a U.S. free-trade partner to support its growing EV production needs in
GM partnership to develop EV battery separator technology
General Motors and battery manufacturer Microvast will work together to develop specialized EV battery separator technology and build a new separator plant in the U.S. GM plans to fund the project with a $200 million grant from the U.S. Department of Energy‘s Battery Materials Processing and Battery Manufacturing initiative. Separators are safety-critical EV battery components