BY David Ferris—Vice President Kamala Harris visited an electric vehicle charging station in Maryland last month and laid out a vision for what the government’s $7.5 billion payout for charging infrastructure will create. “Absolutely make it accessible for everyone and easy,” she said, “just like filling up your car with gas.”Continue reading #ELECTRIC/DCNETWORK: Can eRV Chargers Act Like Gas Stations? It’s Not as Easy as You Think.
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#ELECTRIC/EVNEWS: Battery Material Plant will Feed GM’s North American EV Supply Chain
BY Bengt Halvorson—In order to produce affordable electric vehicles at scale, automakers need to both drive down battery costs and secure a stable supply of critical materials. For General Motors and its Ultium Cells LLC joint-venture battery plants with LG Energy Solution, that will be aided by plans to form a joint venture between the automaker and South Korea’s Posco Chemical.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/EVNEWS: Battery Material Plant will Feed GM’s North American EV Supply Chain
#ELECTRIC/EXPLAINER: The Li-ion Battery Packs that Power Global Marquees from Tesla to VW & Rivian
BY Daniel Ren— Four major battery variants that currently power electric vehicles (EV) on the road are known as NCM, NCA, LFP and sodium-ion packs. EV batteries will be in high demand over the next decade, as carmakers ramp up production and the carbon neutrality era draws nearer.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/EXPLAINER: The Li-ion Battery Packs that Power Global Marquees from Tesla to VW & Rivian
#ELECTRIC/RVTECH: GM Will Suck Lithium From the Salton Sea?
BY MARK VAUGHN: With most of the world’s carmakers planning to go all-EV soon, the world is going to need a lot more lithium. It is needed to make EV batteries and most now comes from Australia and Chile. General Motors think it might have found a way to get more, signing an agreement to extract Lithium from waters beneath the Salton Sea in Southern California.Continue reading #ELECTRIC/RVTECH: GM Will Suck Lithium From the Salton Sea?