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Electric Truckmaker Nikola Buys $50 Million Stake In Indiana Hydrogen Plant

Nikola Corp., which plans to mass-produce hydrogen-powered electric semi-trucks, said it’s buying a $50 million stake in an Indiana energy project led by Wabash Valley Resources that’s converting an idled coal-fired power plant into a large-scale hydrogen factory. The Phoenix-based startup is getting a 20% stake in the West Terre Haute, Indiana, facility in exchange […]

UN launches ‘guiding principles’ for near-zero carbon hydrogen

General Motors Escalates The Electric Vehicle Arms Race

General Motors Co on Wednesday boosted its spending on electric and autonomous vehicles, pulled ahead plans for two U.S. battery plants and forecast stronger-than-expected second-quarter profits. The No. 1 U.S. automaker said it will now spend $35 billion through 2025 on EVs, an increase of 75% from March 2020 before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down […]

Electric vehicle charging options expand but gaps remain

General Motors to Boost Spending on Electric Vehicles By 30%, Add 2 New Battery Plant: Sources

As part of that spending, it will build two additional US battery plants and move ahead some of its EV investments, said sources In November, GM upped its spending plans from $20 billion, a figure that was announced in March before the COVID-19 pandemic shut down the auto industry. General Motors Co will boost global […]

Electric vehicle charging options expand but gaps remain

Tesla’s China Orders Fall by Nearly Half in May: Report

Tesla Inc’s vehicle orders in China nearly halved in May from April, against the backdrop of increased government scrutiny on the US electric carmaker, the Information reported on Thursday, citing internal data. Tesla Inc’s vehicle orders in China nearly halved in May from April, against the backdrop of increased government scrutiny on the US electric […]

Electric vehicle charging options expand but gaps remain

China Tech Giants Bet $19 Billion on Global Electric Car Frenzy

China is shaping up to be the first real test of Big Tech’s ambitions in the world of carmaking, with giants from Huawei Technologies Co. to Baidu Inc. plowing almost $19 billion into electric and self-driving vehicle ventures widely seen as the future of transport. While Apple Inc. has long had plans for its own […]

Electric vehicle charging options expand but gaps remain

General Motors has a solution for our crappy EV charging infrastructure

Ultium Charge 360 is the automaker’s response to the fractured nature of EV charging in the US. General Motors announced a “holistic charging approach” to electric vehicle charging that it’s calling the Ultium Charge 360. Much like Ford does with its FordPass network, the Ultium Charge 360 will integrate GM’s own vehicle apps and software […]

NSW Electric Vehicle Charging Master Plan: The End Of Range Anxiety?

LG Energy, General Motors to build $2.3 billion EV battery factory in US

Ultium Cells, the joint venture between LG and GM, will build a second US factory with an annual capacity of 35 gigawatt-hours, similar to the first one under construction in Ohio. Seoul: South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd said on Saturday its joint venture with American automaker General Motors Corp. will build a […]

Automaker Stellantis partners with South Korean battery makers

The irresistible momentum behind clean, electric, connected mobility: Four key trends

General Motors’ January announcement that it would join other automakers by selling only zero-emission vehicles (in its case, by 2035) was one of the most well-publicized examples of something that has become crystal clear over the past few years: the momentum behind cleaner, software-enabled forms of mobility is powerful and seemingly unstoppable. What does this […]

Making Sense of Countries’ Paris Agreement Climate Pledges

Korea’s LG to invest $4.5 billion in its US battery business

The Korean company, which has a joint venture with U.S. automaker General Motors, said the investment will help create 10,000 jobs, including subcontractors. NEW YORK – LG Energy Solution says it will invest more than $4.5 billion in its U.S. battery production business by 2025 as automakers ramp up production of electric vehicles. The Korean […]

Opportunities for UK businesses in the net-zero transition