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High-voltage EV battery packs: benefits and challenges. More voltage, more better?

In 2020, Porsche delivered just over 20,000 units of its luxury Taycan EV—the first vehicle from a major automaker to sport an 800 V (nominal) battery, which is more than double the voltage of its competitors (and firmly into light-rail and switchyard locomotive territory, actually). It appears that many other EVs will soon follow in… Read more »

New Cadillac EV to be based on flexible battery architecture

Speaking at a recent event for investors, GM President Mark Reuss confirmed that the company will unveil a new Cadillac EV in April, and predicted that Cadillac will offer “mostly electric vehicles by the end of this decade.” The e-Caddy will be the first model built on GM’s next-generation electric architecture, which Reuss described as… Read more »

Ford and Webasto reveal one-off Mustang EV prototype with 900 hp

Ford and parts supplier Webasto have revealed the Mustang Lithium, a one-off high-performance electric Mustang fastback prototype that boasts more than 1,000 ft-lbs of torque and more than 900 hp. With the unveiling, Ford says it hopes to gauge customer interest in electric sports cars. It is also using the vehicle as a test bed… Read more »

Unions fear electrification will vaporize their jobs

As the legacy automakers finally begin to get serious about electrification, it’s becoming increasingly clear that the accelerating transition will result in a major restructuring of the industry, which seems likely to include substantial job losses. As a recent Bloomberg article reports, fear of the electric future is an underlying reason for the United Auto… Read more »

Read past issues of Charged – Electric Vehicles Magazine

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