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Nissan is ramping up EV production at its UK factory—but will it have enough batteries?

The beleaguered English auto industry got some good news this week, as Nissan and its partners announced plans to invest some £2 billion to build three electric car models at its Sunderland factory, which employs about 6,000 workers (and indirectly supports thousands more). To support the new EV production, a new battery gigafactory will be… Read more »

A Holistic Approach to Charger Uptime Assurance

The growth of the EV market is driving an increase in the demand for public fast charging station infrastructure. However, the uptime reliability of these charging stations remains a problem for EV drivers and Charge Point Operators (CPOs). Join this session, where Franklin Electric will explore some of the uptime challenges faced by CPOs and… Read more »

The Advantages of Autonomous Robotic EV Charging

In this presentation, Rocsys will share case studies from real world deployments and the benefits of adopting proven and reliable autonomous EV charging solutions. Specific examples of ROI savings, increased charger utilization, and vehicle uptime will be reviewed. Presented by: Erin Galiger, Senior Business Development Manager, North America, Rocsys

Daimler Truck puts EVs into service in its own logistics operations in the Pacific Northwest

Daimler Truck North America (DTNA) has been selling its Freightliner eCascadia battery-electric semi-trucks to customers since 2022. Now the company is integrating the e-trucks into its own logistics operations. DTNA will initially deploy four EVs into its logistics network, using them to pick up parts from various supplier locations in the Pacific Northwest and deliver… Read more »

Renesas unveils processor roadmap for next-gen automotive SoCs and MCUs

Japanese semiconductor supplier Renesas Electronics has announced its next-generation automotive digital system on chips (SoCs) and microcontrollers (MCUs). Renesas revealed its fifth-generation R-Car SoC for applications needing in-package chiplet integration technology, giving automotive engineers the option to customize designs. For example, if Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) need more AI performance, engineers can integrate AI… Read more »

EVBox integrates with AMPECO EV charging platform via OCPP 2.0.1

In a globe-spanning partnership, Dutch EVSE company EVBox has announced that its latest-generation charging stations, EVBox Livo and EVBox Liviqo, now integrate with the EV charging-management platform of Bulgarian software company AMPECO via OCPP 2.0.1, the most recent version of the Open Charge Point Protocol. OCPP 2.0.1-compliant EV chargers and EV charging management software offer… Read more »

LeeBoy collaborates with Portable Electric to electrify the paving industry

LeeBoy, a manufacturer of commercial asphalt paving equipment, and Portable Electric (PE), a manufacturer of portable and mobile e-Chargers and e-Generators, are working together to advance the electrification of the paving industry. LeeBoy’s 8520C E-Paver, which was introduced at the recent ConExpo trade show, is a commercial-class electric asphalt paver. The prototype incorporates various EV… Read more »

Major UK petrol station chain to buy Tesla EV chargers

British petrol station operator EG Group plans to buy Tesla fast charging stations for its evpoint European EV charging network. This is the second known sale of Tesla chargers to another charge point operator, following a recent order from bp pulse. EG’s Tesla chargers will be accessible to all EV drivers regardless of brand, and… Read more »

China’s new restrictions on graphite exports are “a very big deal” for the EV industry.

The global supply of graphite, a critical component of Li-ion battery anodes, could soon represent a major bottleneck for EV production. Supply chain experts have been sounding alarms about graphite for some time. Some months ago, Benchmark Mineral Intelligence was already reporting that “the potential graphite supply crunch is arguably one of the most acute… Read more »

Dynexus uses pattern recognition to make a powerful battery health measurement technique even better

Measuring battery health and safety continuously is an important challenge—lithium-ion batteries can experience several challenges over their lifetimes such as unintended capacity loss, short circuits and thermal runaway. In 2011, Idaho National Laboratory researchers developed a new technology for measuring battery health and safety. By sending multiple waves of electrical current simultaneously through a battery,… Read more »