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Will Trump’s Duties On China-Made Rechargeable Batteries Cause Drones, Phones, Toys and Electric Cars To Run Out Of Power?

American manufacturers of rechargeable electronic devices will be scrambling with a dilemma starting Monday: pass a 15 per cent import duty on China-made batteries to customers, or find alternative sources from China to power their smartphones, drones, or electric vehicles….

Glencore Pledges US$45 Million For First Cobalt Refinery

First Cobalt Corp. [FCC-TSXV; FTSSF-OTCQB; FCC-ASX] said Glencore AG, the Swiss commodities trading giant, has agreed provide a US$5 million loan to fund the recommissioning of the company’s Ontario cobalt refinery in North America. Upon completion of a positive definitive feasibility study…

American Battery Metals Corporation Expects To Address Perception Of Shortages And Doubts By Executing On Its Plan For Exploration And Mining

American Battery Metals Corporation (OTCQB:ABML) (the “Company”), a premier battery metal exploration and development company based in Nevada, today responded to electric vehicle pioneer Tesla’s concerns about critical minerals supply shortages. At a recent battery metals conference, Sara Maryssael, Tesla’s global supply manager…

EV Price Parity Coming Soon, Claims VW Executive

Michigan is ground zero for the US auto industry, which is why the Center For Automotive Research, an independent organization that conducts research, forecasts trends, develops new methodologies, and advises the auto industry on public policy, is located there. Each year,…

VW To Test Robotic Chargers For Self-Driving Electric Cars

Electrify America, a subsidiary of Volkswagen Group of America, has announced a pilot project to test the viability of robotic fast-charging systems for self-driving electric vehicles (EVs), CNBC reported on Monday (Aug. 5). VW is partnering with Bay Area startup Stable Auto, a…

An Electric Vehicle Charging Station Is Now Open At The Walmart Store Off Possum Run Road In Mansfield

The charging stations are open 24 hours a day and are designed to allow customers to charge their electric vehicles while shopping, the company announced in a news release. Charging speeds range from 150 to 350 kilowatt hours. “The Electrify America charging…

Polestar 2 Electric Car Begins North American Tour Ahead Of Australia Release

Due to arrive in Australia next year, electric vehicle newcomer Polestar has unveiled the Polestar 2 in Seattle over the weekend, the company’s first fully electric vehicle, and which will now embark on a two-month tour of major cities across…

eMotorwerks Finally Rebrands To Enel X

Enel X has integrated its US-based electric vehicle charging solution subsidiary eMotorwerks  into the Enel brand. In addition, Enel X is now making available its new EV charging app Juicepass to consumers in North America. The development expands Enel X’s energy…

EV Fever Strikes American Muscle Bike-Maker, Harley Davidson

Harley Davidson has joined in on the Electric Vehicle fever that has taken the world by storm in the last few years.  Harley being Harley though has done it in grand fashion. It has come up with its own Electric…