Delta Will Provide Chargers For GM/Pilot/EVgo Deal

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Sat, 13 Aug 2022 00:50:46 +0000

Last month, we told readers about a deal between GM and Pilot/Flying J truck stops to install 2000 EVgo charging stations at 500 locations. Now, we’re learning a little more about the deal with news that Delta Electronics will be providing the charging equipment. The GM/Flying J/EVgo Deal Before I provide details about the deal […]

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GM To Double Miles Of Highway That Super Cruise Works On

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 05 Aug 2022 23:50:09 +0000

One of the big criticisms systems like Ford’s Blue Cruise and GM’s Super Cruise have endured is that they don’t work almost everywhere like Tesla’s autopilot. But, the flip side is that these other systems are hands free when engaged. They’re not “eyes free,” and you still have to pay attention, but you can at […]

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Battery Materials Sourcing Causes Rethink Of EV Incentives

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 19:50:12 +0000

CATL battery packEV incentives in the new Inflation Reduction Act are causing a lot of controversy on Capitol Hill with automakers asking for more time to meet materials sourcing requirements.

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GM & INRIX Safety View Software Available For City Planners

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 19:50:48 +0000

Today, General Motors and INRIX Inc. revealed that their Safety View software is now accessible to transportation planners across the United States. GM says the cloud-based program gives transportation planners crucial insights based on crash, vehicle, vulnerable road user (VRU, or people walking and using micromobility), and US Census data to help them prioritize and […]

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Greenpeace Ranking: 5 Major Electric Vehicle Companies Say No to Deep Sea Mining

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 04 Aug 2022 03:57:56 +0000

US Companies General Motors, Ford, and Tesla Lag Behind Global Peers Washington, DC — Greenpeace USA has unveiled its Race to the Top web application, which ranks eight major electric vehicle (EV) manufacturers on their public stance on deep sea mining. US automakers Ford, General Motors, and Tesla were at the bottom of the ranking, […]

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Sourcing Of Battery Materials Causes Rethink Of EV Incentives, CATL Pauses North America Plans

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Wed, 03 Aug 2022 19:50:12 +0000

CATL battery packEV incentives in the new Inflation Reduction Act are causing a lot of controversy on Capitol Hill with automakers asking for more time to meet materials sourcing requirements.

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LG Chem & General Motors Reach Agreement For Long-Term Supply Of Cathode Active Material To Support EV Growth

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 15:56:13 +0000

GM and LG Chem recently announced a binding agreement for the supply of Cathode Active Material (CAM). The deal will assist GM in meeting its increased EV production demands. CAM is a significant battery component made up of processed nickel, lithium, and other substances that account for around 40% of the cost of a battery […]

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General Motors & Livent Enter Long-Term Lithium Hydroxide Supply Agreement

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2022 21:50:50 +0000

GM and Livent announced today a multi-year sourcing agreement in which Livent will supply GM with battery-grade lithium hydroxide manufactured from lithium obtained at its brine-based sites in South America. Lithium hydroxide is important for GM’s plans to develop more powerful, longer-lasting electric vehicles. The batteries that will be powered by Livent’s lithium hydroxide will […]

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GM Launches New EV Education Website With Live Tours

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 27 Jul 2022 20:50:38 +0000

Not too long ago, I saw a terrible copypasta floating around about EVs. It looked at the prices of DC fast charging (which only takes about an hour at maximum for most vehicles), then multiplied that per-minute cost over 8 hours (because people charge while they sleep). They then took that 8-hour cost and divided […]

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