Aptera’s Hub Motors Survive Torture Testing, Other Questions Answered

Credit to Author: Jennifer Sensiba| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 18:15:09 +0000

One of the big departures Aptera is making from today’s automotive world is the use of in-wheel hub motors. This leaves potential buyers and reservation holders with a lot of questions. Here’s what we’ve figured out so far

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Lordstown on the Electrification of Pickup Trucks — CleanTechnica Interview

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Sun, 27 Sep 2020 23:36:58 +0000

Lordstown Motors Endurance electric pickup truckCleanTechnica and Forth are hosting a webinar on electric pickup trucks to celebrate Drive Electric Week on September 30, 2020. One of our panelists will be Cynthia Maves, a sales manager at Lordstown Motors. Lordstown is the company repurposing the shuttered GM plant in Lordstown, Ohio, to produce electric pickup trucks for commercial fleets

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How Will LG Chem Scale Up Its EV Battery Production As Tesla Explodes Onto Scene?

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 25 Sep 2020 01:36:15 +0000

LG Chem has long been one of the 2 or 3 biggest lithium-ion battery producers in the world — CATL and Panasonic (due to its agreement with high-selling Tesla) are the other two big ones in recent years

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CleanTechnica & Forth to Host Webinar on Electric Pickup Trucks

Credit to Author: Joe Wachunas| Date: Wed, 23 Sep 2020 17:35:36 +0000

Celebrate Drive Electric Week with Forth and CleanTechnica as we profile one of the hottest topics in electric transportation — electric pickup trucks

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GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Sat, 01 Aug 2020 02:39:16 +0000

GM formed a joint venture with LG Chem earlier this year, Ultium Cells LLC, and CleanTechnica was lucky to talk at length with GM President Mark Reuss about this and the company’s electrification plans just before a certain infamous coronavirus shut the country down. The Ultium battery factory in Ohio is sprouting now

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Work Begins On GM/LG Chem GigaPower Battery Factory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 17 Apr 2020 00:35:35 +0000

General Motors CorporateOne day after securing regulatory approval, GM and LG Chem began clearing land for a new battery factory adjacent to the former Lordstown factory in Ohio.

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The Lordstown Motors Endurance Enters The Electric Truck Fray

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Fri, 21 Feb 2020 17:05:52 +0000

Workhorse spinoff Lordstown Motors teased its new fully electric truck, dubbed the Endurance, in a new video showcasing its 6.2 million square foot factory in Lordstown, Ohio. The truck takes the lucrative design of the Workhorse W15 truck and shapes it for commercial customers. The company expects the new Endurance to be the first fully electric truck built in the US specifically for commercial customers

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GM & LG Chem’s 30+ GWh Ohio Battery Gigafactory Highlights Rapid EV Industry Progress

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 21:00:13 +0000

The market has changed much since then, and just one month ago GM and LG Chem announced a joint venture to build a 30+ GWh battery factory in Ohio, and drive down battery costs in the process

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Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:26:56 +0000

There’s been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Unfortunately, some of it doesn’t make the cut here for its own individual coverage. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric vehicle updates that we just couldn’t get to, for example. I’ll quickly run down 3 news items

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Hyundai & Kia Roll Out Meh Electric Vehicle News ¯_(ツ)_/¯

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 05:26:56 +0000

There’s been a lot of electric vehicle news lately. Unfortunately, some of it doesn’t make the cut here for its own individual coverage. Hyundai and Kia have rolled out some minor electric vehicle updates that we just couldn’t get to, for example. I’ll quickly run down 3 news items

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