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Northvolt to purchase paper mill in Sweden for cathode and cell plant

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt has signed a letter of intent to purchase a former paper mill, which it plans to develop into a cathode and cell production plant. The Kvarnsveden Mill in Borlänge, Sweden closed in 2021. Northvolt plans to refurbish the facilities and infrastructure to develop a cathode and cell production plant, which is… Read more »

Swiss transport firm deploys all-electric car transporter

The Swiss firm Galliker Transport is now delivering new cars using an all-electric car transporter. The massive electric semi-truck was jointly developed by Futuricum, a division of Swiss e-mobility specialist Designwerk Group, and the German body manufacturer Kässbohrer. The Futuricum 26E transporter has a total power output of 680 hp and a range of 450… Read more »

A look inside LG Energy Solution’s massive Polish battery plant

As demand for EVs soars, US and European automakers are racing to establish localized battery production, and break the long-standing reliance on supply chains originating in Asia. There are currently at least a dozen battery “gigafactories” under construction or planned in Europe. LG Energy Solution claims that its battery cell factory in Wrocław, Poland, is… Read more »

GM’s lead battery pack engineer to give keynote address at Charged Virtual Conference in April

General Motors is arguably the most charged of the legacy automakers—the company plans to launch 30 new battery-electric vehicles by 2025 across a wide range of segments, all using its next-generation Ultium platform. Charged is pleased to announce that GM’s Engineering Technical Leader for High-Voltage Battery Packs will deliver a keynote address at our upcoming… Tags: , , , , , , ,

2023 Subaru Solterra: The ‘Love’ brand finally gets an electric SUV

Subaru’s outdoorsy buyers can now travel to their adventures in a zero-emission SUV with the company’s usual all-wheel drive. The new 2023 Subaru Solterra crossover utility vehicle is the first all-electric vehicle from the small Japanese maker known for its rugged, affordable, all-wheel-drive vehicles; adventurous owners; and ads featuring Golden and Labrador Retrievers. For a… Read more »

New report from Motor Intelligence details monthly US EV sales

Back in the early days of the rEVolution, we used to get a detailed monthly report on EV sales, courtesy of InsideEVs, which painstakingly combed through sales figures provided by automakers, and used some educated guessing to make estimates for brands that refused to provide any data (ahem…Tesla). However, for whatever reason, many automakers stopped… Read more »

Orange EV claims to have the most electric trucks operating in the US

Electric trucks are much in the news these days, but most of the coverage seems to focus on well-known OEMs such as Daimler and Volvo, which are just beginning to deliver e-trucks to US customers, or Tesla, which has delivered none. Meanwhile, Orange EV, founded in 2012, says it has deployed over 370 trucks to… Read more »

Daimler Truck forms joint venture to deploy US commercial charging network

Daimler Truck North America, NextEra Energy Resources and BlackRock Renewable Power plan to form a joint venture to deploy a nationwide US charging network for medium- and heavy-duty battery-electric and fuel cell vehicles. Construction at the first sites is set to begin in 2023. Initial funding is expected to be around $650 million, divided equally… Read more »

Parkopedia’s Park and Charge system streamlines the public charging experience

Parking services provider Parkopedia has introduced a new system designed to help EV owners easily find, manage and pay for charging sessions from within their vehicles. “Parking and charging are interconnected experiences,” Parkopedia points out. “A car must be parked to charge. Only a solution that successfully combines both services can create the complete user… Read more »

Northvolt assembles first battery cell at factory in northern Sweden

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt has assembled the first battery cell at its Northvolt Ett gigafactory in northern Sweden. According to Northvolt, the prismatic cell is “the first to have been fully designed, developed and assembled at a gigafactory by a homegrown European battery company.” The company developed the cell at its factory in Västerås, Sweden,… Read more »