// Fisker 550-mile electric sports car teased, due in 2024
The electric startup will show a prototype form of the sports car in August 2023, with production due in the second half of 2024.
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// ABB Installed The First Terra 360 Chargers
They can deliver up to 360 kW and simultaneously charge up to two vehicles with dynamic power distribution.
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// Electrify America Registered 1.45 Million Charging Sessions In 2021
We checked out the average energy delivered per session.
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THE FLEX // SALES AND STATISTICS NEWS
// US: Ford Mustang Mach-E Sales Reached A New Record In April 2022
So far this year, Ford sold over 10,500 Mach-E and over 1,500 E-Transit vans in the US
// In California, 12.5% Of New Light-Duty Vehicle Registrations Were Plug-In Electric Vehicles In 2021
The next highest was the District of Columbia, Hawaii, and Washington,…
// Enough Raw Metals To Make 14 Million Electric Cars Globally In 2023 — Study
There is enough nickel and lithium to meet the world’s electric car needs, but Europe’s policymakers must do more to shore up supplies
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GO JUICE // BATTERY AND ALTERNATIVE FUELS NEWS
// The high cost of cobalt cathodes and some potential alternatives
According to an article published in Advanced Energy Materials by researchers at the DOE’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL), cobalt is currently the most expensive cathode material used in lithium-ion batteries.
// BorgWarner scores battery management win
New technology optimizes battery pack performance, safety, and life span.
// SWTCH Energy raises $13 million for multi-family EV charging solutions
Toronto-based SWTCH Energy has secured $13 million in new financing to expand its EV charging solutions to multi-family buildings
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BEST OF THE REST // TODAY’S BIG STORIES
// Volkswagen aims to establish electric Eden on a Greek island
EV pioneers realized long ago that islands, which tend to have short driving distances and high gas prices, make great candidates for electrification.
// Stellantis buys Share Now car-sharing venture from BMW and Mercedes
The proposed purchase agreement would add 14 European cities and 10,000 vehicles to Free2Move’s existing 2,500-vehicle fleet.
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// 2023 Polestar 2: Single-motor up to nearly $50,000, 260-mile range expected for dual-motor
Polestar claims range improvements and a lower carbon footprint from the use of renewable energy in the manufacturing process.
// Orlando pilot provides a blueprint for electrification of rental car fleets
A new report from a nonprofit called the Electrification Coalition details the lessons learned from a public-private partnership that tested the deployment of EVs in a large rental car fleet.
// Lucid’s Design Studio Sees Designers Work Closely With Engineers
The traditional feud between designers and engineers is a thing of the past at Lucid, with collaboration being the name of the game.
// US announces more EV components funding
$60 million to support second-life applications.
// Nissan Has Plans For Performance EVs With The Nismo Badge
Nissan plans to offer 15 new EVs by 2030, and some may wear the Nismo badge.
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