Proterra to build EV battery system factory in South Carolina

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Proterra’s new battery system manufacturing facility will be located at the 42.76-acre Carolina Commerce Center in Greer, South Carolina near Proterra’s electric bus manufacturing facility in Greenville, South Carolina and adjacent to the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport.

Proterra announces third US battery factory planned for South Carolina, its first on the east coast


EV manufacturer Proterra has announced a new battery factory coming to Greer, South Carolina, to keep up with demand for its EV battery systems.


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Volvo Cars selects South Carolina for its first US plant

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Volvo Cars has selected South Carolina as the location of its new $500-million factory in the US. The new facility will have initial annual production of around 100,000 cars and be located in Berkeley County, close to Charleston. The new plant will make latest generation Volvo models for sale in the United States and for export. Construction will begin in early autumn 2015, with the first vehicles expected to roll off the assembly line in 2018.

Arrival will make its stylish electric trucks for US at South Carolina plant

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UK-based startup Arrival announced Tuesday that it had selected a site in South Carolina for a "microfactory" to build electric buses. The $46 million factory will be located in Rock Hill, South Carolina, and will create 240 jobs in the area, an Arrival press release said.

Volvo to build electric XC90 and its battery packs in South Carolina in 2022

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Volvo revealed in October, amid the preview of the upcoming XC40 Recharge electric crossover, that an electric version of its next-generation XC90 SUV will be built at Volvo’s plant in Ridgeville, South Carolina, near Charleston.

Volvo adding production of next-gen XC90 to South Carolina from 2021

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Volvo Cars announced that the next generation of the XC90 large premium SUV will be built in its new manufacturing plant in Charleston, South Carolina from 2021. The South Carolina plant will start production of the next-generation S60 in the fall of 2018. The announcement on further expansion in South Carolina allows Volvo Cars to take another step toward the company’s ‘build where you sell’ global manufacturing strategy.

Linde hydrogen fueling system surpasses one million fills at BMW South Carolina plant

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LLC plant in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Hydrogen fueling stations using Linde technology have surpassed more than 1,000,000 fills for the fuel-cell driven material handling equipment at the BMW Manufacturing Co. This is the most hydrogen fills at a single location anywhere in the world. While Linde hydrogen fueling systems involve very sophisticated technology, the filling operation is designed to be relatively simple and is much like putting gasoline into your car.

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South Carolina Opening Two Hydrogen Fueling Stations

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Two hydrogen fueling stations are officially opening today in South Carolina: one in Sage Mill Industrial Park in Aiken County, the other in Columbia. The opening ceremonies will also dedicate the opening of the South Carolina Hydrogen Freeway between Aiken and Columbia. The Sage Mill facility is located in an advanced manufacturing park.

Volvo Invests $118 Million In South Carolina To Produce New EVs


The Polestar 3 will be produced alongside the next generation of electrified Volvo cars

Johnson Controls opens automotive battery recycling facility in Florence, South Carolina

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has opened its $150-million Florence Recycling Center for automotive batteries in Florence, South Carolina. Johnson Controls, Inc. Earlier post.) The facility will recycle 132,000 metric tons per year, or the equivalent of more than 14 million lead-acid automotive batteries. The facility sits on a 685-acre site; Johnson Controls developed 36 acres of the site for construction of the facility and adjacent parking areas, with the remaining acreage undeveloped.

Michigan EV maker GGT Electric wins South Carolina state contract for LSVs

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Michigan-based low-speed electric vehicle manufacturer GGT ( GreenGoTek ) Electric has been awarded one of South Carolina’s first statewide contracts to bring low-speed electric vehicles (LSVs) to the state’s automotive fleet. The initial target of the contract calls for GGT to deliver 10 of their E-Dyne all-electric passenger vans to the state of South Carolina for the first year, with the option for a second year renewal for another 10 vans.

NRC clears path for issuing licenses for two AP1000 reactors at Summer site in South Carolina

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way for the NRC’s Office of New Reactors (NRO) to issue the two Combined Licenses (COLs) for the South. Carolina Electric & Gas (SCE&G) and Santee Cooper application for the Summer site in South Carolina. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), in a 4-1 vote, found its staff’s. review adequate to make the necessary regulatory safety and environmental findings, clearing the.

Tesla Model S: NY-To-FL Trip, Day 3, South Carolina To Florida

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DAY 3: Santee, South Carolina, to Ormond Beach, Florida SANTEE, SOUTH CAROLINA, to SAVANNAH, GEORGIA I The third day of my New York-to-Florida electric-car road trip, using the newly completed string of Supercharger stations along the East Coast, brought me almost to my destination in Florida. Here''s how the most recent leg of my journey went.

Plug In Carolina selects Eaton to supply and support EV charging stations throughout South Carolina

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Plug In Carolina has selected Eaton Corporation to supply and support a network of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in eight South Carolina cities. The project, which launched 15 June 2010, is funded by two state grants secured through the South Carolina Energy Office.

South Carolina Vehicle Conversion Centers Roll Out First Round of Propane Autogas Vehicles

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Greenville County, South Carolina and Light’N’Up, deployed 15 propane Autogas vehicles last month as part of a large-scale, Recovery Act-funded alternative fuel vehicle project in the Southeast United States. Light’N’Up has been South and North Carolina’s police force vehicle specialist for 21 years.

University of South Carolina Genesis 2015 Plan To Cut Fleet CO2 Emissions by 90%

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Under its newly-unveiled Genesis 2015 plan, the University of South Carolina will reduce CO 2 emissions from its fleet of vehicles by 90% within five years. The plan puts Carolina among the nation’s first campuses committed to reducing its dependence on petroleum by introducing alternative fuels to power the buses, cars, trucks, motorcycles and maintenance vehicles needed in the everyday life of the university.

Proterra to build third US battery factory for commercial electric vehicles 

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Proterra an American leading innovator in commercial vehicle electrification technology has announced its plans to open a new EV battery system manufacturing plant in South Carolina to manufacture battery systems for commercial electric vehicles.

Plug In Carolina Selects AeroVironment to Supply, Install and Support Electric Car Charging Stations Throughout South Carolina

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Plug In Carolina has selected AeroVironment, Inc. (AV) AV) to supply, install and support a network of public electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in seven South Carolina cities. The project, funded largely by two state grants secured through the South Carolina Energy Office and scheduled to launch 15 June 2010, features a family of charging stations with one, two, or four charge points each.

Tesla Model S: NY-To-FL Trip, From Home To South Carolina

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So far, the New York-to-Florida electric-car road trip in my 2013 Tesla Model S is progressing pretty much according to plan. That''s not to say I haven''t learned a few things in traveling via the newly-completed network of Tesla Supercharger DC quick-charging stations. One of them would be that cold weather really does cut the range of electric

Volt cruises into North Carolina and South Carolina

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General Motors today announced that it is ramping up sales of its plug-in hybrid electric car, the Chevy Volt, in two new states: North Carolina and South Carolina. Like other new electric cars, the Volt is only available in a few states. Before today’s announcement, it was available in New York, New Jersey, Virginia, Connecticut

CATL In Advanced Talks To Build Its First US Battery Plants: Report


CATL is reportedly considering plants that would serve BMW and Ford, with potential sites including South Carolina and Kentucky

Polestar 3 SUV Makes Quite An Impression Even Covered In Camouflage


The electric SUV will be built in South Carolina from 2022 alongside the next-gen Volvo XC90

Next Generation Mercedes eSprinter To Be Produced At Three Sites


Ladson/North Charleston in South Carolina is one of them

Breaking: Carolina Long Bay offshore wind auction secures $315M in high bids


The US Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today held the lease sale for two offshore wind areas in Carolina Long Bay. Up to 16 prequalified bidders competed for lease rights for 110,091 acres off North Carolina’s and South Carolina’s shores.

Gas and electric USPS trucks will be powered by Ford

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government in Spartanburg, South Carolina starting in summer 2023. Oshkosh Defense on Tuesday announced that it plans to build its next-generation postal vehicles—some of which will be battery-electric—for the U.S.

Volvo will make its US plant all-electric before others—even China

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Volvo plans to produce only electric cars at its South Carolina, factory ahead of factories in other markets.

Polestar 3 electric SUV due in 2022: Mach-E, Model Y rival will be US-built

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customers alongside Volvo Cars vehicles at Ridgeville, South Carolina. Polestar has announced that its first all-electric SUV, called Polestar 3, is due in 2022 and will be built in the U.S.

BMW expands hydrogen fuel cell commitment

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The first US subsea cable plant for offshore wind farms opens in Charleston


The Charleston, South Carolina factory will supply the fledgling yet soon-to-boom US offshore wind market. Paris-headquartered global cable company Nexans has officially opened the US’s first high-voltage subsea cable plant.

Polestar 3 electric performance SUV to be manufactured in the US

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The forthcoming Polestar 3 will be manufactured alongside new Volvo vehicles at the Volvo Cars production center in Ridgeville, South Carolina. Polestar vehicles built in South Carolina will be for sale in the United States.

Oshkosh selects Spartanburg, S.C. to build next-generation USPS delivery fleet

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Oshkosh Defense has selected Spartanburg, South Carolina to be the home of its efforts to build the Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV) for the US Postal Service. Oshkosh Defense, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Oshkosh Corporation, will open a dedicated facility in Spartanburg, South Carolina where it will build the United States Postal Service (USPS) Next Generation Delivery Vehicle (NGDV).

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BMW investing more than $200M to add new press shop at Spartanburg plant

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BMW will invest more than $200 million to construct a 219,000-square-foot press shop at its South Carolina plant. Since 1992, the BMW Group has invested nearly $12 billion in its South Carolina operations.

ZF lands several-billion-euro orders from NA OEMs for new PowerLine commercial vehicle transmission

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In 2023, production will start in Gray Court, South Carolina. To be able to manufacture additional volumes for North American customers as of 2023, ZF relies on the know-how of its transmission plant in Gray Court, South Carolina.

Polestar 3 electric SUV to be built and sold in the US


The all-electric SUV will be manufactured at the Volvo Cars production center in South Carolina and supported by retail “Spaces” across the US.

Polestar 3 Electric Performance SUV to be Manufactured in the USA

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The forthcoming Polestar 3, an aerodynamic electric performance SUV, will be manufactured alongside new Volvo vehicles at the Volvo Cars production center in Ridgeville, South Carolina. Polestar vehicles built in South Carolina will be for sale in the United States.

Electric buses receive huge cash boost

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Proterra achieves multiple TRUE-Certified zero-waste facilities

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Proterra’s Silicon Valley Technology Center in Burlingame, California and East Coast electric bus manufacturing plant in Greenville, South Carolina both achieved TRUE’s Gold-level certification this year for diverting more than 90% of all qualified recycling, compost, and reusable materials from landfills, waste-to-energy and the environment.

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CATL’s $5B North American battery production plans land in U.S., several sites being vetted


CATL is now moving closer to locking in a plant in the United States, according to an exclusive report from Reuters , which said the Chinese battery maker is now vetting sites in South Carolina and Kentucky.

BMW M presents Concept XM PHEV

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The series-production model—the BMW XM—will begin production at the end of 2022 at BMW Group Plant Spartanburg in South Carolina; the US is the most important sales market for the new high-performance vehicle.

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Mercedes-Benz Vans has produced more than 25,000 electric vans

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Production of the next generation eSprinter will begin in Charleston (South Carolina) in the second half of 2023 and will then start in Düsseldorf and Ludwigsfelde. Mercedes-Benz Vans has to date produced more than 25,000 all-electric vans.

US Postal Service contractor chooses propane for parcel deliveries; F-750s with ROUSH tech

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The vehicles are used for contracted parcel delivery routes between USPS locations in North and South Carolina. For the first time, some US Postal Service packages are being delivered via emission-reducing propane autogas trucks.

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Siemens and Nexii unveil sustainable and cost-effective EV charging prototype for faster deployment

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The busway power distribution equipment is manufactured at Siemens’ 540-person manufacturing hub in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Siemens unveiled a new sustainable, EV charging concept structure designed for electrifying fleets and high demand charging applications at scale.