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.

Bosch to invest more than $200M to produce fuel cell stacks for Class 8 trucks in South Carolina

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Bosch, a longtime leader in powertrain and propulsion technologies, announced that it will also produce fuel cell stacks in its Anderson, South Carolina, facility as part of a more than $200-million investment expected to create at least 350 new jobs by the start of production in 2026.


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Bosch plans to make fuel cells for electrified semis in South Carolina

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Bosch on Wednesday announced a $200 million investment to build hydrogen fuel-cell stacks for Class 8 semi trucks at its Anderson, South Carolina, facility.

A new factory in South Carolina will make up to 10,000 EV chargers a year


Global EV charging infrastructure company ABB E-mobility today announced that it will spend $4 million to open an EV charger factory in Columbia, South Carolina. The post A new factory in South Carolina will make up to 10,000 EV chargers a year appeared first on Electrek.

Bosch to take a position $200 million to make gas cell stacks in South Carolina

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Bosch Group stated it is going to make investments greater than $200 million to supply gas cell stacks in its South Carolina facility, because the German firm accelerates its transition.

Report: South Carolina–built Polestar 3 electric SUV might start around $75,000

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The Polestar 3 electric SUV could undercut some potential rivals in price when it launches in early 2023, according to a new report. Speaking at the Automotive News Europe World Congress, Polestar CEO Thomas Ingenlath said the Polestar 3 will be priced between 75,000 euros and 110,000 euros.

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.

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.

ABB Builds New DC Fast Charger Production Facility In South Carolina


It will be able to produce up to 10,000 chargers per year

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.

State of South Carolina purchases 26 Blue Bird Vision Propane school buses

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The state of South Carolina has purchased 26 new Blue Bird Vision Propane school buses to replace aging diesel buses. The first of the alternative-fueled buses are being deployed to service Dorchester and Berkeley counties. These clean-operating propane buses represent the largest order of alternative-fueled school buses that the state has placed in the last 30 years. The buses were purchased from Blue Bird’s newest dealership in North America, Blanchard Bus Centers.

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

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

Next Generation Mercedes eSprinter To Be Produced At Three Sites


Ladson/North Charleston in South Carolina is one of them

Polestar 3 electric SUV performance details teased ahead of Oct. 12 debut

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The Sweden-based EV brand also confirmed a few more details about the fully electric SUV, due to be made in South Carolina in early 2023 and expected to be sized closely with the Porsche Cayenne.

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

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

Volvo's New Euro Plant To Build EVs Based On An Evolution Of SPA2


The EV-only SPA2 platform will debut later this year on the all-electric Volvo XC90 successor and Polestar 3 made in South Carolina

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.

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.

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.

ABB expands EV charger manufacturing in US

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ABB E-mobility, a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, today announced new manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina. The multi-million dollar investment will increase production of electric vehicle chargers, including Buy America Act compliant ones, and create more than 100 jobs. The new facility will be capable of producing up to 10,000 chargers per year, ranging from 20kW to 180kW in power—suited for public charging, school buses, and fleets.

BMW expands hydrogen fuel cell commitment

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BMW Fuel Cells Green cars Hydrogen fuel Latest news BMW Manufacturing fuel cells hydrogen fuel cell South Carolina USAAt one time hydrogen fuel cells appeared to have been surpassed by electrification as the future of the automotive industry: but now the technology is fighting back, albeit inside the manufacturing plants rather than on our roads. The latest example comes at BMW Manufacturing, which has expanded its hydrogen fuel cell material handling equipment at [.].

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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.

Molten salt reactors: An old technology made new

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Here, the University of South Carolina’s Professor Ted Besmann details the concept, history, and future potential of MSRs. A nuclear technology, molten salt reactors (MSRs), once considered to power aircraft during the Cold War, is now on the cusp of lighting our homes.

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.

Highly efficient and stable Ru-free catalyst for hydrogen generation from ammonia

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Now, a team from the University at Buffalo, Southern Illinois University, University of South Carolina and Brookhaven National Laboratory reports a highly active and stable Ru-free catalyst from earth-abundant elements for efficient carbon-free hydrogen generation via ammonia decomposition.

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 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.