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LG Exec Sees Grab Bag of Chemistry, Technology for Future BEVs

A top LG North American executive talks chemistries, materials, recalls and cost in a wide-ranging interview.

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GM to Replace Modules in All Recalled Bolts; Tesla Superchargers Set for Ramp-Up

Three model years of the Chevy Bolt will get all new modules, whether they’ve experienced battery-related fires or not, as GM aims to solve the lingering issue.

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EXCLUSIVE

LG Exec Sees Grab Bag of Chemistry, Technology for Future BEVs

A top LG North American executive talks chemistries, materials, recalls and cost in a wide-ranging interview.

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Choosing the Best Path to Zero Emissions

Experts discuss whether limiting tailpipe emissions or mandating ZEV volumes is the most effective way to meet the Biden Admin.’s goal of selling 50% electric vehicles by 2030.

Propulsion Electrification

Tesla 4680 Cell Problem Child?; CATL Sodium-Ion Cell; LG’s Indonesian JV With Hyundai

Tesla’s in-house 4680 cell could be seeing a slower-than-expected rollout, while CATL says it has developed a faster-charging cell and LG and Hyundai will begin Li-ion manufacturing in Indonesia.

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Global Motor Manufacturer Forecasts Shift Back to Suppliers

Nidec, a global leader in the production of electric motors, is gearing up to produce nearly half of the traction motors automakers will demand for BEVs by 2030. The Japanese supplier predicts most OEMs will switch to supplier-built motors as the electric-vehicle industry matures.

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Greenlots Sets Sights on Fleet Expansion, International Growth

The charging software and services provider owned by oil giant Shell sees more and faster charging in the future, as well as a healthy fleet business materializing.

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Electrify America on the Future of Charging, Limiting Downtime and Red Tape

The U.S.’s second-largest fast-charging network after Tesla continues to grow, with a recently announced plan to double its charger count. Meanwhile, EA is finding the process to install infrastructure is getting easier and hoping the Biden infrastructure plan rewards its work.

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The Importance of Simulation and Validation Tools in Automotive

A consequence of a software defined environment, driven by data, is that process digitalization and model engineering are becoming essential assets at various levels in the automotive industry: from the vehicles to OEMs´ back-end and the mobility infrastructure.



Autonomy Mobility

VW to Off-Load Electrify America?; EVgo Goes Public; NIO Swapping in Norway

The U.S.’s third-largest fast-charging network is seeking investment help, while the nation’s second-largest fast-charging network is now on the NASDAQ and China’s NIO brings charging and swapping stations to Europe’s top BEV market.

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Volvo Latest Vowing Own Cells But Is That Mistake?; Nissan Reawakens

Sweden’s Volvo Cars shows off a concept that will usher in its third generation of BEVs, while vowing more vertical integration. Meanwhile, former BEV leader Nissan gets back in the game with major U.K. announcements.

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Market Overview: Automakers, Suppliers Face Internal-Combustion Conundrum

Is the ICE age over? Not so fast. Despite the sudden urgency to develop and sell battery-electric vehicles, internal-combustion-engine-powered light vehicles aren’t going away any time soon. During this monumental shift in automotive propulsion, automakers and their suppliers are pulling out the stops to reduce emissions and squeeze ever more efficiency out of ICEs as the century-old technology evolves in the age of electrification.

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Biden Plan Reworked, But It’s Not All Bad News for EVs

President Biden’s massive $2 trillion infrastructure plan gets whittled down, with predictably less funding for vehicle electrification. But it’s not all bad news as charging still could get a big boost.

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