Month: April 2021

HKS and XING Mobility have announced a global strategic partnership to co-develop EV conversion technologies, combining HKS’s experience in passenger vehicle aftermarket parts with XING’s battery and powertrain expertise. Under the agreement, HKS will market and distribute XING’s IMMERSIO Modular Battery Systems. The partnership will give manufacturers access to a range of EV solutions, including
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UK line-up starts from £40,895 for rear-wheel-drive EV6 EV6 GT-Line priced from £43,895 (RWD) to £47,395 (AWD) EV6 GT-Line S priced from £48,395 (RWD) to £51,895 (AWD) High-powered AWD EV6 GT on-sale in the second half of 2022 All UK models feature long-range 77.4kWh battery pack and ultra-fast 800V charging capabilities as standard Pre-reservations close
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Billionaire Elon Musk will host “Saturday Night Live” on May 8th, the comedy series announced last week. Known for his controversial, biting remarks, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO apparently did not win over any fans among the cast. Cast members were not happy with Musk’s invitation. Social media comments indicated their displeasure. The self-proclaimed techno
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EvoCharge, a provider of EVSE and cable management solutions, has entered into a preferred network partnership with charging platform provider Chargie and its affiliate PCS Energy to provide a complete EV charging service to property owners. The service will provide EvoCharge’s charging equipment, Chargie’s networked software and PCS Energy’s installation and maintenance services to property
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Three Dutch companies have partnered to develop a robotic charging solution for heavy-duty EVs. ROCSYS, a supplier of plug-in robots, Grivix, which makes automated high-power vehicle inlets, and VDL ETS, a charging test and validation specialist, are working together to develop the system. Using the new charging solution, an e-truck or e-bus will automatically request
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Battery Resourcers, a battery recycling and manufacturing company, recently completed a $20-million Series B equity round to support the development of a commercial-scale processing facility with the annual capacity to recycle 10,000 tons of batteries—roughly the amount of batteries from 20,000 EVs. Battery Resourcers’ approach to battery manufacturing starts with a mixed stream of used
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VW has unveiled today the ID.4 GTX, a performance dual-motor all-wheel-drive version of the German automaker’s already popular electric SUV. Last year, VW launched the ID.4 electric SUV. It’s an important electric vehicle as the second based on VW’s MEB high volume electric platform, but the first available globally. Now, the automaker is unveiling the
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EV network solution to accelerate charging infrastructure for multifamily, new construction, and businesses across Southern California Edison territory [Los Angeles, California, April 28, 2021] —Building on its success in the $22M Southern California Edison (SCE) Charge Ready pilot program, EV Connect, a software-as-a-service company leading electric vehicle charging ecosystem deployments and management, announced that the
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Honda Motor Company President Toshihiro Mibe’s first press conference, held April 23rd, was where he committed to solidifying Honda’s existing businesses. Honda is working to achieve carbon neutrality for all products and activities by 2050. Zero environmental impact not only for its products but their entire lifecycle. Areas of concentration include carbon neutrality, clean energy,
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Libertine has secured funding from Innovate UK to advance the development of its range-extender concept for heavy-duty applications. Libertine says its free-piston range extenders offer the efficiency of fuel cells and the durability of conventional engines, and its intelliGEN control technology solves the free-piston motion challenge, optimizing combustion conditions from the first ignition cycle. Libertine’s
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A modified Volkswagen ID.4 is racing in the NORRA Mexican 1000 this week. VW claims it’s the first production-based EV to compete in the off-road race, which started April 25 and wraps up April 29. VW sent a stock ID.4 First Edition to Rhys Millen Racing, which modified the suspension with rally-style coilovers, tubular lower
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