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LG opens new EV charger factory in Fort Worth, Texas

LG Electronics has opened its first factory in the US for assembling EV charging stations. A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the Fort Worth facility was attended by the city’s mayor and other officials. LG already has a huge distribution center for consumer electronics and home appliances in Fort Worth. The new 100,000-square-foot plant will have an… Read more »

LG unveils new digital signage display for EV charging stations

Digital signage company LG Business Solutions USA has unveiled its new dual-sided 55-inch display that is integrated with the Broadsign digital-out-of-home (DOOH) advertising software platform. It was demonstrated for the first time in June. The Broadsign platform offers access to a network of more than 35 integrated advertising buying platforms, including The Trade Desk, Google… Read more »

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LG Energy Solution to invest $1.7 billion to expand its plant in Holland, Michigan

LG Energy Solution plans to invest $1.7 billion at its battery component plant in Holland, Michigan, an expansion that’s expected to quintuple the plant’s capacity. The facility manufactures large lithium-ion polymer battery cells and packs for EVs. The company is one of the largest employers in the community, and now has 1,495 employees in Michigan…. Read more »

EVBox partners with Q8 and Tango Electric to offer fleet charging solutions

The EVBox Group has teamed up with Belgian charging provider Q8 to offer a new fleet charging solution. EVBox will supply the charging stations, and Q8 will handle installation and after-sales services. Employees with an electric company car will be able to charge at their offices using an EVBox BusinessLine charging station, or at home… Read more »

Does Tesla plan to acquire a stake in LG’s battery business?

A recent report that Tesla is aiming to acquire a stake in LG’s soon-to-be-separate battery business sent shares in the Korean electronics giant soaring. However, it appears to be too early to tell if and how such an acquisition will take place. LG Chem announced in mid-September that it plans to spin off its battery… Read more »

Battery-integrated chargers offer a cure for America’s weak electric infrastructure

Q&A with Alex Urist, Vice President of XCharge North America Battery storage, once considered a nifty additional feature for large-scale charging infrastructure projects, is steadily becoming de rigueur for public and commercial charging deployments of all sizes. Adding batteries to the system offers several benefits: coupled with on-site generation, it allows charging to be offered… Read more »

ZF demonstrates new electric drivetrain and networked chassis technology

German automotive supplier ZF has developed a new thermal management system for EVs as part of its electromobility shift. Along with ZF’s optimized drivetrain, the new software “makes a significant contribution to higher efficiency,” according to the company. The new drive system is 30% lighter and can potentially boost winter vehicle range by up to… Read more »

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Letter from London: Red buses, black cabs and private cars are going electric

Traveling in Europe (and nearby countries) these days is in some ways like traveling to the future. London has been an electrification leader for some years, and the streetscape this summer looks even more electric than it did on my last visit 4 years ago. I saw no evidence of the “hollowing out” of downtown… Read more »