Snow Lake Lithium calls for the creation of a complete electric vehicle ecosystem across North America

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Canada-based Snow Lake Lithium has outlined the need to create a comprehensive electric vehicle ecosystem across North America to protect the future of its domestic automotive industry.

Toyota North America joins Auto/Steel Partnership

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Toyota Motor North America has joined the Auto/Steel Partnership (A/SP).

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Battery Resourcers to open North America’s largest Li-ion battery recycling facility by August

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Our Covington facility will be the largest in North America this summer, but we encourage development of recycling facilities even larger than this one.

Volvo Trucks North America introduces I-Torque; up to 31% increase in fuel-efficient speed range

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Volvo Trucks North America is introducing the Volvo I-Torque. —Johan Agebrand, director of product marketing at Volvo Trucks North America.

Daimler Truck’s all-electric Freightliner eCascadia enters series production in North America

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Built on the best-selling heavy-duty truck platform in North America, the new battery-electric Freightliner eCascadia provides customers with a zero-emission version of the industry-leading Cascadia. After the introduction of the Mercedes-Benz eActros last year and the Mercedes-Benz eEconic later this year, the Freightliner eCascadia is the next product to feature the in-house developed ePowertrain in connection with Daimler Truck North America’s Detroit brand.

Daimler Truck North America and Cummins collaborate to upfit Freightliner Cascadia with hydrogen fuel cell powertrains

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Cummins and Daimler Truck North America (DTNA), the largest heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America, are collaborating to upfit and validate Freightliner Class 8 Cascadia trucks with a Cummins hydrogen fuel cell powertrain for use in North America. Daimler Truck North America is a subsidiary of Daimler Truck Holding AG (DTG), one of the world’s leading commercial vehicle manufacturers.

Goodyear introduces its first EV replacement tire in North America: ElectricDrive GT

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The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has launched the new ElectricDrive GT, Goodyear’s first replacement tire in North America tuned for electric vehicles (EVs). —David Reese, vice president, Product Development, Goodyear Americas.

Antelope Valley Transit Authority first all-electric transit agency in North America

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On 16 March 2022, the Antelope Valley Transit Authority Board of Directors, along with the California Air Resources Board (CARB), hosted a celebration recognizing AVTA becoming the first all-electric transit agency in North America.

Proterra sells more than 1,000 electric buses in North America

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With Broward County’s purchase, Proterra has now sold more than 1,000 battery-electric transit buses in North America. Introduced in September, the Proterra ZX5 features the most energy storage and longest drive range of any 40-foot electric bus available in North America today. Proterra announced that Broward County Transit (BCT) has agreed to purchase 12 40-foot Proterra ZX5 battery-electric transit buses with 660 kWh of onboard energy and the DuoPower drivetrain.

ADL unveils its first electric three-axle double-deck bus for North America: Enviro500EV CHARGE

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NFI), unveiled its first electric three-axle double deck bus for North America. The Enviro500EV CHARGE is the North American all-electric version of the world’s best-selling double deck bus, and is produced by NFI subsidiary Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL).

Heliox and PACCAR Parts partner to deliver mobile DC chargers to PACCAR’s electric trucks in North America

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Heliox, a global leader in DC charging systems for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles, announced a supply agreement with PACCAR Parts to support the rollout of PACCAR’s electric vehicles.

Cummins to introduce 15-liter natural gas engine for North America; basis for hydrogen engine under development

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Cummins Inc. will bring to market a 15-liter natural gas engine for heavy-duty trucks. The 15-liter natural gas engine is an important part of Cummins strategy for its path to zero emissions.

Hyundai reveals IONIQ 5 EV for North America

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IONIQ 5 will initially be sold in Hyundai stores in the 10 zero-emissions vehicle (ZEV) states plus Texas, Florida, Illinois, Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Arizona followed by a broader rollout in 2022.

Tesla is now only taking Cybertruck reservations in North America

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Tesla has decided to close reservations for the Cybertruck in Europe and Asia, and it is now only taking reservations for the electric pickup truck in North America, where the vehicle is expected to come next year.

New Flyer unveils Xcelsior AV: North America’s first automated heavy-duty transit bus

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New Flyer of America unveiled the Xcelsior AV automated transit bus, now in motion at Robotic Research, LLC in Maryland.

Hyundai North America joins Shell Hydrogen’s Project Neptune to grow hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California

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Hyundai Motor North America (HMNA) has joined Equilon Enterprises LLC (d/b/a Shell Oil Products US), also referred to as Shell Hydrogen, in Project Neptune to grow the hydrogen refueling infrastructure in California. —Olabisi Boyle, vice president of Product Planning and Mobility Strategy, Hyundai Motor North America.

Toyota Motor North America selects Cerence Browse to bring search engine-level intelligence into cars

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) has selected Cerence Browse, Cerence’s AI-powered, cloud-based content domain, to bring the power and intelligence of internet search engines directly into Toyota and Lexus vehicles in its next-generation multimedia system.

Nissan expands R&D with new Safety Advancement Lab in North America

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Nissan has expanded its Michigan-based engineering center, Nissan Technical Center North America (NTCNA), with a more than $40-million Safety Advancement Lab for vehicle safety testing.

Trillium completes construction of largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America

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Trillium has completed construction of the largest hydrogen transit refueling station in North America.

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Honda and General Motors sign MoU toward establishing a strategic alliance in North America

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General Motors and Honda today signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding (MoU) following extensive preliminary discussions toward establishing a North American automotive alliance.

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California’s Foothill Transit adds 13 New Flyer hydrogen fuel-cell-electric buses; largest fuel cell fleet in North America

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This addition to Foothill Transit’s initial order of 20 fuel cell-electric buses, announced in October, now establishes North America’s largest fleet of hydrogen fuel cell-electric buses. Foothill Transit is based in West Covina, California, operating one of the largest fleets of electric buses in America and providing fixed-route service in the San Gabriel and Pomona Valleys.

Geely-owned Zeekr brand sets its sights on North America

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Geely means business, in other words, and the CEO of their newest premium EV brand, Zeekr, has eyes on America. more… The post Geely-owned Zeekr brand sets its sights on North America appeared first on Electrek.

Enel X launches new electric mobility business in North America

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Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, launched its new electric mobility unit in North America by integrating the company’s US-based electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions subsidiary, formerly known as eMotorWerks, into the Enel X brand. Enel X holds the leading position in demand response programmes globally, with more than 6 GW of demand response capacity currently managed and assigned in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Oceania.

The single-largest wind farm in North America comes online in Oklahoma

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It’s the largest single wind farm built at one time in North America. The post The single-largest wind farm in North America comes online in Oklahoma appeared first on Electrek.

Volkswagen committing $7.1B to boost product line-up, R&D, manufacturing in North America; targeting 55% BEV sales by 2030

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billion over the next five years in the North American region (NAR) (Canada, Mexico, United States) to boost its product portfolio, regional R&D and manufacturing capabilities. Scott Keogh, President and CEO, Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. Volkswagen will commit $7.1

Volvo Trucks North America demonstrates pilot electric VNR models; Volvo LIGHTS

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Volvo Trucks North America offered a first look at its Class 8 battery-electric project trucks during an exclusive event at TEC Equipment dealership in Fontana, California.

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Nano One buys one of the only LFP battery production facilities in North America

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Nano One, a company developing low-cost production of high-performance lithium-ion battery cathode materials, announced the acquisition of Johnson Matthey Battery Materials, a Canadian company that operates one of the only LFP cathode production facilities in North America.

NFI Unveils its 1st Zero-Emission, 3-Axle Double Deck Bus for North America, the Alexander Dennis Enviro500EV CHARGE

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The Enviro500EV CHARGE is the North American all-electric version of the world’s best-selling […]. The post NFI Unveils its 1st Zero-Emission, 3-Axle Double Deck Bus for North America, the Alexander Dennis Enviro500EV CHARGE appeared first on EV Obsession.

GE launches the 3 MW Sierra onshore wind turbine just for North America

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GE Renewable Energy yesterday announced the 3 megawatt (MW) Sierra , its newest onshore wind turbine platform that will only be sold in North America. The post GE launches the 3 MW Sierra onshore wind turbine just for North America appeared first on Electrek.

Daimler Truck North America and partners to form JV for nationwide charging network for MD and HD commercial vehicles

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Daimler Truck affiliate DTNA offers not only the expertise of developing electric trucks (start of production of battery electric Freightliner eCascadia and eM2 in 2022/23), but also the experience of providing consultant services to its customers, the large fleet operators in North America.

BMW of North America and Electrify America providing two years complimentary 30-minute charging for BMW EV customers

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BMW of North America and Electrify America announced an agreement to provide 2022 BMW EV customers with two years of 30-minute complimentary charging sessions at all Electrify America public charging stations, from the date of vehicle purchase.

Schlumberger New Energy and Panasonic Energy of North America partner on new battery-grade DLE lithium production process

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Situated in Clayton Valley, Nevada, the pilot plant is just 200 miles from Panasonic’s large-scale advanced battery manufacturing operation, Panasonic Energy of North America, in Sparks, Nevada.

ATC Drivetrain launches remanufacturing solutions for electric vehicles in North America and Asia

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ATC Drivetrain, an independent global remanufacturer of automotive powertrain and drivetrain systems, is launching remanufacturing capabilities for electric vehicle systems at its Oklahoma City, OK facility to serve the North American automotive market and at its Zhangjiang, China facility to serve the Asian automotive market.

Tesla stops taking Model S and Model X orders outside North America

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Tesla announced to potential buyers today that it stopped taking new Model S and Model X orders outside North America. more… The post Tesla stops taking Model S and Model X orders outside North America appeared first on Electrek.

BMW of North America & California Bioenergy expand partnership to provide clean energy for EV charging

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The first automaker to collaborate with dairy farms on renewable energy projects, BMW of North America and California Bioenergy (CalBio) announced an expanded partnership to include Bar 20 Dairy, a farm based in Kerman, CA. —Adam Langton, energy services manager, connected eMobility, BMW of North America.

Tesla allegedly considering new factory sites around North America: report

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While Tesla is hard at work ramping the production capabilities of Gigafactory Texas, the company is reportedly also considering some locations around North America for its next plant.

Ultium Cells and Li-Cycle collaborate to expand recycling in North America

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Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution, announced an agreement with Li-Cycle to recycle up to 100% of the material scrap from battery cell manufacturing.

Tesla pure vision Autopilot now rolling out in North America

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk recently announced that pure vision Autopilot is now rolling out in North America. Replying to a Teslarati Twitter post, Elon Musk announced the rollout of pure vision Autopilot in North America, along with some other details about Full-Self Driving (FSD).

Stellantis tests two new connected safety notification technologies in North America

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Stellantis is exploring two new connected safety notification technologies—Multi-access Edge Computing (MEC) and Safety Cloud—in North America, giving drivers advanced notification warnings of potential hazards in their path. Greater connectivity speeds, improved hardware and expanded software expertise have opened new opportunities for Stellantis with safety systems being one of the many areas we focus on.

Toyota and Hino Trucks jointly developing Class 8 fuel cell electric truck for North America

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Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) and Hino Trucks have agreed to develop jointly a Class 8 fuel cell electric truck (FCET) for the North American market.

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Audi opens Automated Driving Development R&D office in Silicon Valley; ADAS specifically for North America

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Audi has opened its new Audi Automated Driving Development (A2D2) R&D office in San Jose to create Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) specifically for the North American market. —Frank Grosshauser, senior director, ADAS, Audi of America.

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Hino to use Cummins engines in MD and HD trucks for North America; shifting resources to Project Z BEV development

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Hino Trucks intends to produce medium- and heavy-duty Hino trucks with Cummins engines for sale in North America. Hino will begin production of Cummins-powered trucks at the West Virginia and the Woodstock plant in October 2021, using engines built by Cummins at their Rocky Mount Engine Plant in North Carolina. Hino intends to offer Cummins B6.7 and L9 engines in Hino’s L and XL Series models by the end of 2021.

REV Group receives order to build first fully-electric fire truck in North America

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When completed and delivered, the Vector will be the first fully-electric fire truck in North America. more… The post REV Group receives order to build first fully-electric fire truck in North America appeared first on Electrek.