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// Stellantis Will Partner With LG To Build A Battery Factory In Canada

Stellantis and LGES will build a new battery factory in Ontario.

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// LG Energy Solution Announces Cylindrical Battery Plant In U.S.

Batteries will be supplied to EV manufacturers “including prominent startups.”

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THE FLEX // SALES AND STATISTICS NEWS

// BEVs soar in gloomy Europe February

New vehicle registrations fell 5.4% year on year.


GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS

// BYD and Shell agree on EV charging deal

Both companies will provide integrated home energy products.

// SK acquires US EV charging company EverCharge

EverCharge operates 4,600 EV charging stations.


BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES

// Lucid confirms Nvidia architecture for its DreamDrive Pro driver-assistance system

DreamDrive Pro has been billed as an answer to Tesla’s Autopilot, and Lucid has hinted that it might eventually exceed the capabilities of that and other systems.


IN OTHER NEWS // HERE’S WHAT’S BEEN HAPPENING

// VW details major over-the-air update for ID.4 EV, promises more American software development

The Software 3.0 update will be made available to existing vehicles free of charge via an over-the-air (OTA) update

// Volkswagen Will Resume Production At German EV Factories

VW paused EV production temporarily in Germany, but it now has a plan to restart factory operations.

// Suzuki scaling up EV game with India Investment

Japanese automakers were late to shape up their BEV strategies but are in the race now.

// Kia EV6 Makes An Unusual High-Frequency Sound Sometimes At Low Speeds

The issue was made public in Korea, but we may have heard it too during our review of the Euro-spec EV6.


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