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LG Chem to invest $5.3B in battery materials by 2025; part of $8.8B investment in new growth engines

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LG Chem will invest 6 trillion KRW (US$5.3 billion) in battery materials by 2025, including efforts in anode materials, separation membranes, cathode binders, radiant adhesives, carbon nanotubes, and more, according to LG Chem CEO Hak Cheol Shin. The investment is part of a 10 trillion KRW (US$8.8 billion) investment in new growth engines, also including eco-friendly materials (3 trillion KRW) and new drugs (1 trillion KRW).

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What would you buy with Elon Musk’s $164B fortune?


Elon Musk’s massive (roughly) $164,000,000,000 fortune makes him one of the richest people in the world.

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MIT study finds materials risk exposure increases significantly with vehicle electrification

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Modern automobiles are built with more than 2,000 different compounds comprising 76 different elements. Now, a study by a team from MIT’s Materials Systems Laboratory, with support from Ford, provides insight into how electrification is changing vehicle composition and how that change is driving supply risk vulnerability.

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Tesla is closing its first-ever Supercharger to the public


Tesla is closing its first-ever Supercharger to the public. The Supercharger is located at SpaceX Headquarters and Tesla’s Design Studio in Hawthorne, California, in southwestern Los Angeles. Since September 2012, the Supercharger has been operating for owners in the Los Angeles area.

Mercedes-Benz to produce battery-electric and hydrogen fuel cell trucks at Wörth plant

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The Mercedes-Benz plant in Wörth is becoming the center for emission-free transport within the Mercedes-Benz truck production network. Management and the works council have agreed on a corresponding target picture for the site. Both parties agreed on key points for the future development and safeguarding of the future of Mercedes-Benz Trucks’ largest location.

Electric Jeeps, Volvo C40 Recharge up close, 50 mpg for under $30,000: The Week in Reverse

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Which automaker advised owners of its popular EV to park it outside? Which company thinks that CVTs are a good idea for electric cars? This is our look back at the Week In Reverse—right here at Green Car Reports—for the week ending June 16, 2021.

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Pirelli launches new ‘High-Load’ tire for EVs, and Lucid is first in line to try


Italian tire maker Pirelli is launching its new “high load” tire specific for Hybrid and all-electric vehicles and SUVs.

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EVs To Be Biggest Revolution In Cars Since 1913, Says BBC


How fast will electric cars go mainstream? The BBC says very fast, like the internet in the 90s

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Octopus Energy Adds 23 PEUGEOT e-Expert vans to fleet

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PEUGEOT has secured a sale with green energy provider Octopus Energy that will see the company take on 23 of the brand’s full electric e-Expert vans.

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The Roadie: Is This The Future Of Mobile EV DC Fast Charging?


We check out this promising modular charging system first-hand

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Quick Charge Podcast: July 17, 2021


Listen to a recap of the top stories of the day from Electrek. Quick Charge is available now on Apple Podcasts , Spotify , TuneIn and our RSS feed for Overcast and other podcast players. more… The post Quick Charge Podcast: July 17, 2021 appeared first on Electrek.

Hoovie Buys Older Tesla Model S With Possibly Failing Battery


This 2013 Model S P85 looks good and drives well, but it has one major problem

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EV charging stations boosting electric vehicles adoption 

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EV charging stations boosting electric vehicles adoption . In this article, we will see EV charging stations installations and the initiative taken by the governments and the private companies as well. Delhi govt-issued tender to set up charging stations for EVs .

VW ID.4 Max Priced From £48,510 In UK


The sporty version of VW's electric SUV is well equipped, but it doesn't come cheap

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Tesla Now Offers FSD Subscription For $199 To Eligible Owners


Tesla is now offering a Full Self-Driving subscription monthly package for $199. This gives Tesla owners a monthly option instead of just an upfront payment of $10,000 for the software.

Tesla Launches Full Self-Driving (FSD) Subscription Service


It costs $99 or $199 a month depending on the vehicle’s current Autopilot package

MINI Vision Urbanaut Looks Super Cool, But Will BMW Group Ever Produce Anything Like It?


The MINI Vision Urbanaut is a truly cool, fun, exciting concept vehicle and BMW Group just put a physical version of it on stage at the DLD Summer conference in Munich. I’d like to say that I’m thrilled about that, but quite the opposite, I find it extremely frustrating.


Mustang Mach-E GT Now Available In UK With Prices From £67,225


Ford's controversial electric SUV is finally here

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HyperChange Tests Tesla’s FSD Beta V9 Under Seattle’s Monorails


Gali Russell with HyperChange recently tested Tesla’s FSD Beta version 9 under Seattle’s monorail columns during rush hour. Julian @JFilche was along for the ride. Gali noted that previously, Tesla’s FSD Beta struggled with the monorails.

Applications For Tesla “Pathway To START” Program Technician Now Open


Tesla is now accepting applications for a Pathway to START program technician position. In June, Tesla and Austin Community College announced the launch of Tesla’s START manufacturing program there, which gives students hands-on learning experiences for a manufacturing career at Tesla.

Tesla Spec Ad Featured On Times Square Billboard — World’s Biggest — At No Cost To Tesla


Billy Crammer, a talented content creator who often uses Tesla as his muse, created a Tesla spec ad a while back. That ad just got featured on the largest billboard in the world in Times Square.

Nissan Announces £1 Billion EV Hub — EV36Zero


If you had asked someone 10 years ago to name an automaker that was leading on electric vehicles, it’s likely the person would say Nissan. If you ask the same question today, I think you’d find a different answer.

Eviation Rolls Out 100% Electric Airplane Alice’s Production Version


The electric aircraft market feels a bit like the electric car market in 2005 or 2010.

X Shore Electric Boat Dubbed “Tesla of the Sea”


When you’ve got an electric car and perhaps solar panels on your roof, next on the bucket list has to be collecting an electric boat. We’ve covered a few exciting-looking options over the years. The newest one to cross our lighthouse is the X Shore Eelex 8000.