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 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes 
General Motors Chevrolet Silverado Hummer EV electric vehicles Everybody In

GM excited with new factory and truck

Continuing its shift toward electric mobility, General Motors has unveiled a new Chevrolet Silverado that has been rebooted as the company's first all-electric pickup. To be built at GM's new... — Updated 4/14/2021 Full story

 
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VW puts the Volt in Volkswagen of America

When a global automaker changes a name that has been a symbol emblazoned upon its American automobiles for more than 65 years in favor of a moniker emblematic of its electric vehicle future,... — Updated 4/1/2021 Full story

 
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Northvolt invests $200M in Poland plant

Furthering its ambitions to be a premium and sustainable battery solutions leader, Northvolt is investing US$200 million to build the largest energy storage systems factory in Europe. The first... — Updated 3/2/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes

Ford invests $1B in European EV future

Ford Motor Company Feb. 17 announced a US$1 billion investment to transform its century old German-based vehicle assembly facility in Cologne, one of the largest manufacturing centers and the... — Updated 2/18/2021 Full story

 
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Will Farrell, GM take EV battle to Norway

When it comes to the "Super Bowl" of electric vehicles, Norway is the undisputed world champion, a fact that does not sit well with Will Ferrell or General Motors. Behind the wheel of an... — Updated 2/9/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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GM unveils all electric delivery ecosystem

In following a rebranding focused on mass adoption of electric mobility, General Motors announced the launch of a new venture, BrightDrop, intended to promote its growing electric vehicle market... — Updated 1/26/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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ZETA lays out federal EV policy roadmap

The Zero Emission Transportation Association has laid out a comprehensive federal roadmap to achieve 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030. A new coalition, Zero Emission Transportation... — Updated 1/26/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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GM embraces electric inflection point

In what may be an inflection point, not only for a legendary American automaker but for the future of automobiles around the globe, General Motors has set off on a new path, an all-electric path.... — Updated 1/12/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Possible Apple EV back in the limelight

Word on the street, Apple is moving forward with its own line of electric vehicles and according to them, its "like the first time you saw the iPhone", the company hopes to have production up and... — Updated 1/5/2021 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Tesla delivers 500k EVs, trending higher

Even during a year as wildly uncertain as 2020, Tesla Inc. managed to deliver just shy of its half-a-million-vehicle target. All things considered, it is a remarkable achievement and a leap over... — Updated 1/5/2021 Full story

 
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Volkswagen to test EV batteries in the US

Volkswagen of America Nov. 10 broke ground on a US$22 million battery engineering lab that will test and validate electric vehicle cells at its Chattanooga Engineering and Planning Center in... — Updated 11/10/2020 Full story

 
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VW audits EV supply chains back to mines

With the goal of selling more than 1 million electric cars per year by 2025 and having 75 all-electric models by 2029, Volkswagen Group is taking steps to ensure that the array of battery metals... — Updated 9/22/2020 Full story

 
GM Cadillac Lyriq luxury crossover EV SUV revealed

GM to unveil Cadillac Lyriq electric SUV

On Aug. 6, General Motors will introduce the world to the Cadillac Lyriq, an all-electric crossover SUV that will be the first in an upcoming portfolio of battery-electric luxury vehicles from Cad... — Updated 8/12/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Mercedes-Benz buys into EV batteries

Mercedes-Benz is investing in Chinese developer and supplier of lithium-ion batteries, Farasis Energy, in accordance with the German automaker's goal to become carbon-neutral automotive company.... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
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BMW adds SUV to electric vehicle lineup

The BMW Group July 14 announced the world premiere of its the BMW iX3, a sports utility vehicle that provides drivers with an emission-free option for enjoying the comfort, multi‑faceted... — Updated 7/22/2020 Full story

 
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Annual EV fuel savings average $450 in US

An electric vehicle owner may be able to save a car payment or two per year due to the lower costs of powering up an EV compared to driving a similar gas car, according to a new analysis... — Updated 7/1/2020 Full story

 
 By A.J. Roan    Tech Bytes
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Ultium EV battery powers new GM legacy

Detroit-based auto giant General Motors has taken an enormous leap towards an all-electric vehicle future with the reveal of their new Ultium battery and a plan to rapidly grow its EV portfolio,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

BMW unveils Concept i4 electric Gran Coupe

BMW Group has unveiled its Concept i4, a gran coupe that brings fully electric vehicles to the core of the BMW brand. "The design is dynamic, clean and elegant. In short: a perfect BMW that... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
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BMW expands battery plant on EV demand

Growing demand for electric vehicles has prompted the BMW Group to accelerate the expansion of production capacity and staff at its Competence Centre for E-Drive Production in Dingolfing,... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

New all-electric Mini Cooper makes debut

BMW Group is rolling out its new Mini Cooper SE, an all-electric version of this popular urban cruiser that is all about locally emission-free mobility. Powered by a 135-kilowatt, 184-horsepower... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 

BYD – 400 American e-buses and counting

BYD Co Ltd. Dec. 18 announced that is has built the 400th electric bus at its manufacturing plant in Lancaster, California. A China-based electric vehicle and battery manufacturer, BYD, which... — Updated 6/27/2020 Full story

 
General Motors GM LeBron James to reveal electric Hummer during Super Bowl

Brash, controversial Hummer reborn as EV

Tesla Inc. created a buzz with the industrial techno Cybertruck, a behemoth of a pickup that is pushing the boundaries of electrical vehicles (EV) and their design. Now, General Motors Co. (GM)... — Updated 2/4/2020 Full story

 

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