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IONITY announces €700-million investment to expand charging network

European charging network IONITY has secured €700 million in new investment from current shareholders and a new investor: the BlackRock Global Renewable Power platform. This investment will enable IONITY to quadruple the number of its high-power 350 kW charging points to 7,000 by 2025. The new charging points will be situated on motorways, near major… Read more »

CharIN announces 5th North America Conference and Testival

The Charging Interface Initiative (CharIN) is a trade association that promotes the Combined Charging Standard (CCS). A major aspect of its work is to facilitate real-world testing of its members’ products. Now CharIN has announced that the 5th North America Conference and Testival will take place at Lucid Motors Headquarters in Newark, California on November… Read more »

Rimac and Bugatti officially tie the knot

It’s an interesting pairing—an iconic luxury and racing brand that was founded in 1909, and an EV startup that was founded in a garage and invented the Croatian auto industry in 2009. Rimac Automobili has officially combined with Bugatti Automobiles to form a new company called Bugatti Rimac. The two will continue to operate as… Read more »

Noodoe’s EV Exceed DC fast charger cranks out 950 volts

Most of today’s EVs operate on 400-volt systems, but 800 volts is clearly the near future. Higher-voltage systems can deliver the same amount of power with less current, which means that charging rates can get higher without making charging cables impractically heavy and bulky. Charger manufacturer Noodoe explains that DC fast chargers are going to… Read more »

Chevy Bolt battery recall—Car and Driver reveals the gory technical details

The Chevy Bolt battery recall is bad news for GM, and for the EV industry. Every single Bolt EV and Bolt EUV is now under recall because of a potential battery defect that could cause a fire. Roughly a dozen fires have been reported, but no injuries or deaths to date. The three separate recalls… Read more »

Umicore buys a stake in solid-state battery developer Solid Power

Umicore has announced that it holds a stake in solid-state battery specialist Solid Power, following Solid Power’s announcement of its intent to become a publicly listed company. Umicore built its stake through earlier Series A and B investment rounds.  Solid Power also counts Ford, BMW, Hyundai and Samsung among its investors. The company claims that… Read more »

Five companies produce almost all EV battery cells for the US market

Five companies (AESC, LG Chem, Panasonic, Samsung and SK Innovation) produced almost all the battery cells used in plug-in vehicles for the US market over the past decade. Total capacity produced was 75,933 MWh. Panasonic supplied 74% of all the cells, and a majority of these were installed in Tesla battery packs.  A small percentage… Read more »