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AlphaStruxure And The Mobility House Partner to Accelerate U.S. Fleet Electrification

AlphaStruxure and The Mobility House announced a strategic partnership to streamline the development of electric fleets with clean energy microgrids plus intelligent charging systems. With North America projected to see nearly 15 million electric vehicles in fleets by 2040, transit…

G.M. Expands Chevrolet Bolt Recall Over Battery Fire Concern

General Motors said that it was expanding its recall of Chevrolet Bolt electric cars that have been found to be at risk of overheating and catching fire as a result of manufacturing defects. The company said it was recalling Bolts…

Electric Vehicle Battery Startup Ample Raises $160 Million

Ample, a San Francisco-based developer of swappable electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has raised $160 million in new funding round, the company said. The company has developed a battery for EVs and an automated process for quickly swapping out depleted batteries…

Goodyear Ventures Invest In EV Charging And Software Company AmpUp

Goodyear announced that its venture capital arm, Goodyear Ventures, has added AmpUp, a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging, to its investment portfolio. AmpUp supports the EV driving community through its advanced charging network and software solutions. With operations across…

Automakers Commit To Increasing Electric Car Sales In The US

Declaring the U.S. must “move fast” to win the carmaking future, President Joe Biden on touted a commitment from the auto industry to make electric vehicles up to half of U.S. sales by the end of the decade. Biden wants…

Helbiz Partners With Lightning eMotors To Deploy Electric Vehicles For Fleet Management

Helbiz, a global leader in micro-mobility that is the business combination target of GreenVision Acquisition Corp., today announced that they are exploring the electrification of their fleet with Lightning eMotors, a leading manufacturer of commercial electric vehicles for enterprise fleets….

Electrify America To Double EV Charging Stations By 2025

Electrify America, an electric vehicle charging network funded with money paid by Volkswagen as punishment for its emissions cheating scandal, says it plans to more than double its number of charging stations throughout the United States and Canada. The expansion…

A Tweak In The Battery Chemistry Could Double Electric Vehicle Range

Researchers at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory (PNNL) have made a chemical breakthrough that they believe will allow electric vehicles batteries to hold almost twice the energy of their traditionally-used lithium-ion counterparts. The solution in question is a lithium-metal chemistry…

GM Moves To Secure Critical U.S.-Sourced Lithium For Electric Vehicle Batteries

General Motors is moving to secure U.S.-sourced lithium, a metal crucial to electric vehicle batteries, through a strategic investment and partnership with a company called Controlled Thermal Resources. GM announced the deal as a way to accelerate the adoption of…

ChargePoint Partners With Mercedes To Power Industry-Leading EV Charging Experience

ChargePoint Holdings, Inc., a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, along with Mercedes-Benz USA, announced the new benchmark in EV charging in North America, Mercedes me Charge, to be launched with the all-new EQS all-electric luxury sedan and available in…