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Charged Jobs: Pure Watercraft is hiring Senior Electrical Engineer to design electric boats

The electromobility revolution will not stop at the water’s edge. Large commercial vessels such as ferries are already going electric in Scandinavia. Meanwhile, some European countries are banning gas-burning motors on environmentally sensitive lakes and rivers, creating a demand for small and medium-size electric outboards. One company hoping to lead the electrification of the world’s… Read more »

Wildcat Discovery Technologies seeking a Business Development Director

San Diego startup Wildcat Discovery Technologies is focused on the discovery of advanced materials for lithium-ion batteries. Its scientists use proprietary high-throughput technology to synthesize and test thousands of battery materials in actual cells. Companies around the world are researching promising new battery materials, and Wildcat’s technology makes the tedious task of testing these materials… Read more »

Tesla bulking up on workers and real estate as production gets ready to rocket

The Model 3 launch, which Tesla calls “the biggest consumer product launch ever,” is to be followed by what must be the biggest and fastest production ramp-up ever (those of little faith might prefer such adjectives as “quixotic” or “impossible”), Tangible evidence of this massive mobilization is beginning to appear. Tesla recently leased a million… Read more »

New report urges UK government to invest in EV skills or risk missing out

A new report commissioned by the Institute of the Motor Industry (IMI) urges the UK government to make significant investments in building charging infrastructure and improving skills in the UK motor industry or risk missing out on the economic benefits of a fast-growing industry. The author of the report, Professor Jim Saker of Loughborough University,… Read more »

Rimac is hiring engineers and craftspeople to build electric sports cars

The infectious excitement of today’s EV industry recalls that of the early days of the internet. Bold entrepreneurs are hiring talented young techies for tiny startups that aspire to challenge the mighty multinationals – and by no means all the action is in California. The Croatian firm Rimac Automobili is a perfect example of the… Read more »

Porsche workers agree to pay cut at EV production plant

Times are tough at the Volkswagen Group these days, and some rank-and-file workers are surely wondering about their job security, even in labor-friendly Germany. This may explain why workers at Porsche’s Zuffenhausen plant have agreed to concessions worth several hundred million euros in order to secure production of the company’s battery-electric Mission E. Earlier this… Read more »

Tesla continues expanding with over 1,600 job openings

Do you dream of working for Tesla? The opportunities are there. Typically for a fast-growing company, Tesla has increased its headcount 15-fold since its 2010 IPO, to more than 14,000, and much more expansion is on the way. The Silicon Valley trendsetter currently has over 1,600 job openings posted on its website. Positions are available… Read more »

Karma is Fisker is Karma: The Luxury PHEV company rebrands and continues hiring

Fisker Automotive, the maker of the star-crossed plug-in hybrid sports car called the Karma, has now changed its name to Karma Automotive. The Fisker story has been colorful, and mostly tragic, since renowned designer Henrik Fisker co-founded the company in 2007. It was involved in a lawsuit with Tesla, became an issue in the 2012… Read more »