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News: Mercedes-Benz To Build Charging Network

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News: Mercedes-Benz To Build Charging Network. That sounds like the exclusivity that helped build Tesla’s reputation and is definitely part of the Mercedes mystique, may be a bit more difficult to define when it comes to charging. Follows Tesla Lead as New Models Proliferate.

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Statevolt acquires 135-acre site near Salton Sea to build 54 GWh gigafactory

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Statevolt , a battery startup seeking to build hyperlocal gigafactories, has acquired a 135-acre site in Imperial Valley, California, as the location for its 54 GWh Gigafactory. Earlier post.) The business will manufacture batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and storage applications using resources and supply chains sourced entirely in the US.

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CATL to build Integrated Intelligent Chassis plant in Yichun

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According to the agreement, CAIT-SH will build the first CIIC production base featuring CTC (Cell to Chassis) technology in Yichun, which will promote the commercialization of CATL’s CTC technology and skateboard chassis.

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Using blockchain traceability to build a circular battery economy

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It’s clear that we need to create a circular battery economy in order to build a responsible, electrified future.

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Nikkei: Nidec to build $715M e-axle plant in Mexico

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The Nikkei reports that Japan-based motor maker Nidec is planning to invest an estimated ¥100 billion (US$715 million) to build an e-axle plant in Mexico. The company plans to be capable of building an annual 7 million e-axles by March 2026.

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Foxconn partners with NVIDIA to build automated electric vehicles

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In addition, by building EVs on the DRIVE Hyperion qualified sensor set, Foxconn will speed up its time-to-market and time-to- cost strategies. NVIDIA and Hon Hai Technology Group (Foxconn), the world’s largest technology manufacturer, used CES 2023 as the venue to announce a strategic partnership to develop automated and autonomous vehicle platforms.

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Ensorcia to invest €200M to build lithium hydroxide conversion plant in Europe

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Chile-based Ensorcia Metals , a specialist in the extraction and transformation of high purity lithium, will invest €200 million to build a lithium hydroxide conversion plant in Europe.

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Stellantis will build 100-mile electric aircraft for Archer

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As it prepares to launch a global lineup of electric cars and trucks, Stellantis is also planning to build a very different kind of electric vehicle.

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Considering a VW Kit Car Build

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I have posted here before with a different VW kit car build which was a 72v Wilderness EV kit in a Bentley kit body roadster. Pretty straight forward and easy build. Considering a VW Kit Car Build. All EV Conversions and BuildsAt that time I was using Trojan 12v LA batteries. Recently I purchased another VW kit car that has from what I can tell a pretty complete set up. The body and chassis are trashed but I have another VW kit car that I'm thinking about using it in.

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Volvo Penta, TICO complete build of prototype electric terminal tractor

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Volvo Penta and TICO have completed the build of the first terminal tractor prototypes powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline. TICO will build a series of prototypes in close collaboration with Volvo Penta.

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Umicore to build cathode active material plant in Canada

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Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a global production presence with battery material value chains that are regionally fully integrated to support its customers in their fast transformation towards sustainable electric mobility.

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QuantumScape builds prototype 24-layer cells; A-sample candidates

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In its Q2 letter to shareholders, solid-state battery company QuantumScape reported successfully building and testing ts first prototype 24-layer cells. The 24-layer cells show similar early capacity retention behavior to the company’s earlier single-, four-, 10- and 16-layer cells. This is an important result because, as we have previously indicated, 24-layer cells represent A-sample candidates for some automotive OEMs.

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Ford builds 150,000th Mustang Mach-E; on sale in 37 countries

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Ford has produced its 150,000 th Mustang Mach-E electric vehicle since starting production nearly two years ago, a significant milestone as the company scales EV production to a rate of 600,000 annually by late 2023 and more than 2 million annually by 2026.

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Iberdrola to invest more than €1.1B to build a green hydrogen and methanol plant in Australia; Bell Bay Powerfuels

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Iberdrola Australia and Australia-based hydrogen developer ABEL Energy will build a green hydrogen and green methanol production plant at Bell Bay in northern Tasmania (Australia).

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Northvolt to build third gigafactory in Germany

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If you use coal in your production, you embed a fair amount of CO 2 into your battery, but if we use clean energy, we can build a very sustainable product. Northvolt intends to establish a battery gigafactory in Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With an annual potential production capacity of 60 GWh, Northvolt Drei will deliver a supply of sustainably produced lithium-ion batteries to the European market, sufficient for some one million electric vehicles.

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Dürr builds high automation paint shop for Ford in Mexico

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Designed as a U-turn layout, the modular ovens are located outside so the car bodies can leave the building, go through the ovens, and then return indoors. Dürr has built a high-tech paint shop for Ford in Hermosillo, Mexico, in order to accommodate a new vehicle that Ford will be producing.

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ChargePoint and Charge Across Town partner with CEC for EV chargers at apartment buildings and condo complexes

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California-based ChargePoint, a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, is partnering with Charge Across Town and the State of California to deploy hundreds of EV chargers at multifamily properties such as apartment buildings and condo complexes across the state.

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Unifrax to build large-scale silicon fiber anode manufacturing line

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Unifrax, a global manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, plans to build its first large-scale SiFAB (silicon fiber anode material) manufacturing line at its north central Indiana facility.

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Proterra to build third US battery factory for commercial electric vehicles 

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Proterra to build third US battery factory for commercial electric vehicles . Read further to know more about Proterra to build a third US battery factory. . Proterra to build third US battery factory.

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Tesla secures new 1 million sq ft building in Texas

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Tesla has secured a new 1 million square foot building near Brookshire, Texas. The post Tesla secures new 1 million sq ft building in Texas appeared first on Electrek. It’s not known what it’s for yet, but there’s a rumor that it is for battery storage. more….

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Building materials recycler switches fleet to Neste renewable diesel

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Our environmental track record and continual efforts to help our customers build more sustainable communities played a major role in our decision to use renewable diesel in our fleet.

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Wärtsilä and Grieg to build green ammonia-fueled tanker

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are jointly running a project to launch an ammonia-fueled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024.

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Redwood Materials to build next Li-ion battery recycling and remanufacturing center in South Carolina

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Redwood Materials will build its next Battery Materials Campus just outside of Charleston, South Carolina. At Camp Hall in Berkeley County, Redwood will recycle, refine and manufacture anode and cathode components on more than 600 acres, creating more than 1,500 jobs and investing $3.5

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BNSF to build $1.5B integrated rail complex in Barstow to increase supply chain efficiency nationwide

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BNSF Railway plans to invest more than $1.5 billion to construct a master-planned rail facility in Southern California—the first being developed by a Class 1 railroad.

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Canada-based ElectraMeccanica to build SOLO EVs in Arizona

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ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. , a Canada-based designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has selected Mesa, AZ, for its US assembly facility and engineering technical center. Phoenix ranks as the fifth-largest city in the US according to 2020 census data, with nearly 1.8 million residents.

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Hyundai Motor Group to build $5.54B EV plant and battery factory in Georgia

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Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) entered into an agreement with the State of Georgia to build its first dedicated full electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the US. We decided to build our first dedicated EV plant in the US because America embraces change and drives innovation.

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Impact Clean Power to build gigafactory in Poland

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Poland-based Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. ICPT ), a manufacturer of battery systems for transportation, robotics and stationary energy storage in Europe, has begun construction of GigafactoryX. The investment will boost the company’s production capacity to up to 5 GWh per year, up from its current 1 MWh per day. Battery systems will be based on lithium-ion cells using LTO, LFP and NMC chemistries. The start of production is planned for 2024.

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PPPL researchers find way to build high-temperature superconducting magnets for fusion devices

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have found a way to build high-temperature superconducting magnets made of material that conducts electricity with little or no resistance at temperatures warmer than before.

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Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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Rock Tech Lithium intends to build Europe’s first lithium converter—a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide—in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany.

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Cepsa to invest €3B in Andalusia to build the largest green hydrogen hub in Europe; additional €2B for renewable power

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The company will build two plants with a total capacity of 2 GW to produce green hydrogen.

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EV Charging Required at New Developments per 2022 California Building Code

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As we tracked and discussed previously over the past few years, the upcoming 2022 California Building Code, which goes into effect January 1, 2023, will now include a requirement for electric vehicle (EV) chargers at both residential and non-residential properties.

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Intel to invest $20B to build two processor factories in Ohio

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To support the development of the new site, Intel pledged an additional $100 million toward partnerships with educational institutions to build a pipeline of talent and bolster research programs in the region.

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Parallel Systems raises $50M Series A to build autonomous battery-electric rail cars that move freight

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million in Series A funds to build autonomous battery-electric rail vehicles that move freight. The funds will be used to build a fleet of rail vehicles, execute advanced testing programs and grow the team.

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First 35 State plans to build out EV charging infrastructure approved; more than $900M in FY22 and FY23 funding

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With this early approval, these states can now unlock more than $900 million in NEVI formula funding from FY22 and FY23 to help build EV chargers across approximately 53,000 miles of highway across the country.

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SpaceX Starship factory aiming to build five megarockets in 2023

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CEO Elon Musk says that SpaceX’s South Texas Starship aims to build up to five of the two-stage megarockets in 2023. According to Musk, SpaceX aims to build “about five full stacks” this year, translating to five flightworthy Starships and five Super Heavy boosters.

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Johnson Matthey building £80M hydrogen fuel cell component gigafactory

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Johnson Matthey (JM) is building an £80-million (US$96-million ) gigafactory at its existing site in Royston, UK, to scale up the manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell components. Earlier this year, JM announced a refreshed strategy, with an ambition to be the market leader in performance components for fuel cells and electrolyzers, targeting more than £200 million sales in hydrogen technologies by end of 2024/25.

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Polestar 6 LA Concept edition build slots sell out in one week

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Polestar, the Swedish electric performance car company, announced that all 500 build slots were reserved online within a week of the production announcement for the Polestar 6 LA Concept edition.

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Rolls-Royce UltraFan technology demonstrator build complete; ready to test with 100% SAF

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Rolls-Royce has completed building and is preparing to test its UltraFan technology demonstrator. The demonstrator engine was transported from the build workshop and into Testbed 80 in Derby, UK where it was mounted in preparation for testing.

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Volkswagen Group building 3rd MEB EV plant in China

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Volkswagen Group China has begun construction of an all-new MEB plant at Volkswagen Anhui.

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Hanwha and LG Energy to build battery production in US, targeting ESS and UAM

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Hanwha Group and LG Energy Solution (LGES) will invest in building battery production facilities in the United States. The joint investment will pave the way for Hanwha to lead the rapidly-growing energy storage market and future Urban Air Mobility business. The two companies signed a memorandum of understanding in Seoul for comprehensive battery business cooperation for ESS (energy storage systems) and other clean-tech energy solutions.

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BMW aims to build solid-state EV batteries under license

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BMW has licensed solid-state battery cell designs and manufacturing processes from Colorado-based Solid Power, taking the partnership between the two companies up a notch.

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Stellantis partners with Archer to build electric aircraft

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Stellantis announced a partnership with Archer Aviation to build the all-electric Midnight electric vertical take-off and landing (eVTOL) aircraft. We expect this will provide meaningful cash flows to help finance build out of our UAM network.

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Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million (US$316 million) at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles sold in Europe.

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