Philadelphia partners with EVgo to support electrification of municipal fleet

The City of Philadelphia’s Department of Fleet Services has announced a partnership with fast charging network operator EVgo, under which municipal vehicles will access charging on EVgo’s 100% renewable-powered network through a discounted fleet charging plan. The City of Philadelphia aims to transition the City’s fleet of around 6,400 vehicles to “clean and electric vehicles,”… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz Energy to supply second-life EV batteries to Moment Energy

Moment Energy, a Canadian energy-storage startup, has reached a supply agreement for second-life EV batteries with Mercedes-Benz Energy. “We’re excited to work with Mercedes-Benz Energy to ensure that EV batteries are given a second life in stationary energy storage applications,” says co-founder and COO of Moment Energy Sumreen Rattan. Moment Energy’s 60 kWh energy storage… Read more »

POSCO Group purchases 100% stake in silicon anode startup

Global materials firm POSCO Group has purchased a 100% stake in the startup silicon anode materials company Tera Technos, according to Business Korea. “The startup’s continuous production technology is said to be capable of increasing productivity three times compared to existing batch technology,” Business Korea reported. “It also developed a technology that can increase silicon… Read more »

Epiroc to supply EVs for new all-electric mine in Canada

Epiroc, a Swedish manufacturer of mining and infrastructure equipment, has won an order valued at over 100 million Swedish Kronor ($9.7 million) from mining giant Glencore in Canada for battery-electric equipment and automation solutions that will be used at an all-electric mine. Glencore’s Sudbury Integrated Nickel Operations has ordered a full fleet of battery-electric equipment… Read more »

Will the Buy American provisions of the revamped EV tax credit do more harm than good?

Auto industry experts (and others) are beginning to assess the details of the redesigned federal EV tax credit program contained in the Inflation Reduction Act. There’s broad agreement that the changes will help to speed EV adoption, but there’s also concern that some provisions of the law could be counter-productive, at least in the short… Read more »

Gap fillers for thermal management in EVs—one-component (1K) or two-component (2K)

With a noticeable rise in interest in reducing the manufacturing complexity of 2K gap fillers, we have developed a new isocyanate-free and non-silicone one-component (1K) gap filler to address that need. These new 1K gap fillers help EV OEMs by reducing manufacturing and operational complexity. In this webinar, we share our comparative analysis between 1K and… Read more »

Ascend Elements to invest a billion in Kentucky battery materials facility

Ascend Elements , a vertically integrated battery recycling and engineered materials company, has announced plans to invest $310 million in the first phase, and up to $1 billion total, to build a battery materials facility at the Commerce Industrial Park II in Hopkinsville, Kentucky. The new manufacturing facility, Apex 1, will be home to the… Read more »

Iberdrola and bp to deploy thousands of DC fast charging points in Spain and Portugal

Spanish electric utility Iberdrola and global oil giant bp plan to jointly invest up to €1 billion to deploy about 11,000 fast charging points across Spain and Portugal by 2030. The companies also hope to develop “green hydrogen” production hubs in Spain, Portugal and the UK. Iberdrola already operates more than 2,500 public chargers in… Read more »

EVCS to deploy 300 Tritium DC fast chargers in California, Oregon and Washington

West Coast fast charging network operator EVCS plans to deploy 300 new chargers across California, Oregon, and Washington. The order consists of 300 50 kW Tritium RTM fast chargers, bringing the total number of Tritium DC fast chargers in the EVCS network to over 800. In November 2021, Tritium and EVCS announced an agreement to… Read more »