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Daimler Truck’s Class 4 and 5 RIZON electric models enter Canadian market

Daimler Truck North America is introducing its RIZON brand in Canada. Preorders for the trucks, which debuted in the US in 2023, are set to begin in June. RIZON trucks are suited for use as dry vans, flatbeds, landscape dumps and reefers. Four model variants will be offered in Canada: e16L, e16M, e18L and e18M,… Read more »

RIZON begins US electric truck deliveries

The first batch of Daimler Truck’s electric RIZON models to be delivered in the US was recently supplied to customers in California, and more units are scheduled to follow.  Manufactured in Japan, RIZON trucks are designed for urban and last-mile delivery applications and routes of up to 160 miles per day. Available configurations include box… Read more »

Lucid quadruples size of its Arizona assembly plant for Gravity SUV launch

While sales of the Air sedan have been slow, Lucid is planning much greater capacity for the Gravity, a three-row luxury SUV with 440 miles of range. Startup electric-car maker Lucid Motors cut the ribbon Wednesday on a massive expansion of its U.S. assembly plant in Casa Grande, Arizona. The company has built the Lucid… Read more »

Daimler’s RIZON electric trucks achieve full homologation in the US 

Daimler Truck, which launched electric truck brand RIZON in May, says its Class 4 and 5 medium-duty models have received full US homologation, which is the process of certifying that a vehicle complies with the technical and legal requirements to be deemed roadworthy and safe for public use. RIZON has received certification from the EPA… Read more »

American Battery Factory raises capital to develop LFP battery gigafactory in Arizona

American Battery Factory (ABF), a battery manufacturer that plans to build a network of lithium iron phosphate (LFP) battery cell gigafactories in the US, has raised significant development capital in Series A funding. ABF will use the funds to secure production equipment and security technology needed for the first development phase of its recently announced… Read more »

DOE proposes $850-million loan to KORE Power for Arizona battery plant

The  DOE’s Loan Programs Office has announced a conditional commitment for an $850-million loan to finance construction of KOREPlex, a new production facility that US battery manufacturer KORE Power plans to build in Buckeye, Arizona. Final issue of the loan is several steps away, and is dependent on certain milestones being reached. The plant, part… Read more »

Daimler Truck launches RIZON medium-duty electric trucks in the US

In early May, Germany-based Daimler Truck introduced its new RIZON brand of electric trucks to the US market at the Advanced Clean Expo in Anaheim, California. The first available RIZON models will be the e18L, e16L and e16M, which are class 4 and 5 medium-duty trucks ranging from 15,995 to 17,995 pounds in gross vehicle… Read more »

LG Energy Solution to build a $5.5-billion battery manufacturing complex in Arizona

South Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution will invest approximately $5.5 billion to construct a battery manufacturing complex in Queen Creek, Arizona. The complex will consist of two manufacturing facilities—one for cylindrical batteries for EVs and another for lithium iron phosphate (LFP) pouch-type batteries for energy storage systems (ESS). The company plans to invest $3.2… Read more »

Ecobat to build new battery recycling facility in Arizona

Battery recycling company Ecobat is building its third lithium-ion battery recycling facility and its first in North America. The new facility in Casa Grande, Arizona will initially produce 10,000 estimated tons of recycled material per year, and plans to expand capacity as needed to satisfy the increasing need for Li-ion battery recycling. Ecobat Casa Grande… Read more »

KORE Power chooses Siemens to provide infrastructure tech for Arizona battery plant

US battery cell developer KORE Power has selected manufacturing conglomerate Siemens to support the KOREPlex, KORE’s planned 12 GWh lithium-ion battery cell production facility in the Phoenix area. Siemens Smart Infrastructure technology and capital from Siemens Financial Services will, says KORE, help accelerate construction of its Buckeye, Arizona, facility to meet the growing demand for… Read more »