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Orange EV to build new global headquarters in Kansas

Commercial EV builder Orange EV deployed its first electric truck in 2015, and now claims to have 450 terminal trucks in use by more than 130 fleets. Now the company has announced plans to establish its new corporate headquarters and manufacturing operations in the Turner Logistics Center, an industrial park under construction in Kansas City,… Read more »

BorgWarner to invest $500 million in Wolfspeed for its silicon carbide devices

Tier 1 supplier BorgWarner has formed a strategic partnership with silicon carbide specialist Wolfspeed. Under the multi-year agreement, BorgWarner will invest $500 million in Wolfspeed and will be entitled to up to $650 million worth of silicon carbide devices annually. BorgWarner expects to earn $4.5 billion in EV-related revenue by 2025—a huge increase compared to… Read more »

Lightning eMotors partners with HEVO for wireless fleet charging demo

Commercial vehicle manufacturer Lightning eMotors and wireless charging specialist HEVO are collaborating on a program to demonstrate wireless charging of Lightning’s fleet vehicles. After an initial integration phase, the two companies will test HEVO’s Rezonant E8 wireless charging technology on a ZEV3 platform at Lightning’s Loveland, Colorado headquarters. The demo vehicle will then be showcased… Read more »

Be.EV partners with local council to install 100 public chargers in Greater Manchester

Regional disparity in access to EV charging is a sore point in the UK. In London, there are an estimated 122 public charge points per 100,000 residents, but other regions lag far behind. According to charging infrastructure provider Be.EV, the Northwest has the lowest number of chargers per capita of any English region—a mere 32… Read more »

Universal Tesla Supercharger access is gradually creeping across Europe

Tesla is gradually expanding its pilot program to open up its Superchargers to non-Tesla EVs. With the recent addition of Italy, the program now covers most of Western Europe. The pilot began in November 2021 with 10 Supercharger stations in the Netherlands. Since then, the program has been expanded to Norway, France, the UK, Spain, Sweden,… Read more »

Electrify America invests $3 million in California to promote EVs in disadvantaged communities

Electrify America has announced nearly $3 million in new investment to help four community-based organizations to promote zero-emission vehicle education and awareness in low-income and disadvantaged communities throughout California. This effort is part of the company’s existing plan to invest $200 million in California ZEV infrastructure and education programs through mid-2024. Through 2021, EA has… Read more »

Mercedes-Benz introduces electric EQE Sedan

The upcoming EQE Sedan is an electric version of the Mercedes-Benz E-Class. It’s based on the Mercedes-EQ electric architecture (EVA2). The 2023 model is scheduled to arrive in US dealerships in the fall, at a starting price of $74,900. All EQE models have an electric drivetrain (eATS) on the rear axle. The 2023 lineup includes… Read more »

Nouveau Monde Graphite, Panasonic and Mitsui to develop graphite project in Québec

Nouveau Monde Graphite, Mitsui and Panasonic Energy  have entered into a framework agreement to enable the next development steps of NMG’s ore-to-battery-market integrated graphite project in Québec. The deal includes a multi-year offtake agreement between NMG and Panasonic Energy for a significant portion of NMG’s active anode material. Also, an investment of US$50 million from… Read more »

Cirba Solutions and GM extend collaboration on EV battery recycling

Cirba Solutions and GM have extended an existing agreement to recycle battery scrap generated by manufacturing and research at selected GM facilities through 2024. The original agreement dates from 2021, and GM has already recycled more than a million pounds of batteries. Cirba provides GM with reverse logistics, disassembly and processing to return recycled materials… Read more »