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Jaguar will Not Introduce new Models Before 2025

Every new Jaguar model will be electric, but they won’t arrive before 2025. The current models will all be phased out and replaced by new names The brand wants to reposition itself against Aston Martin and Bentley Jaguar already announced its entire lineup will...

EV Batteries are Coming Down in Price

2021 Ford Mustang Mach-E
Prices per kilowatt-hour are much lower than they were a couple of years ago This will bring EVs at price parity with gasoline powered vehicles China has the cheapest batteries Electric vehicles are still more expensive than equivalent internal combustion engines, but this is...

General Motors and Posco Chemical will Build a Factory to Process Key Materials for Batteries in North America

In 1996 General Motors acquired the Renaissance Center to house
This joint venture will provide materials for GM’s Ultium batteries Cathode active materials will be processed at the facility The factory is due to open in 2024 General Motors and South-Korean company Posco Chemical have signed a deal that will see the two entities...

Toyota’s EV Priority is Affordability, Not Range

Toyota’s strategy is to sell EVs to the masses. Lexus’ priority will be different. Toyota’s not looked too good recently as they were deemed to be one of the most obstructive companies when it comes to fighting the climate crisis. Despite this, Toyota’s still...

Stellantis will Work on Solid-State Batteries with Factorial Energy

This technology makes safer batteries that have larger capacities Factorial is already working on a similar project with Hyundai and Kia Stellantis wants to add solid state batteries to production by 2026 Stellantis announced a partnership with factorial energy to develop and improve solid...

Japanese Automakers are Waiting for Solid State Batteries to Invest in Electric Cars

2022 Honda Civic
Honda, Nissan and Toyota all have said that solid state batteries are part of their EV plans Solid state batteries are safer than lithium batteries and they have larger capacities Honda will begin selling EVs by using General Motors’ Ultium platform Japanese automakers are...

Porsche Wants to Make Battery Production More Sustainable

Batteries are the most polluting part of an EVs assembly process Porsche wants to become carbon neutral by 2030 The company requires suppliers to use renewable energy and local materials Porsche wants to tackle the most polluting part of electric vehicle production by reducing...

United States: Targets for Vehicle Electrification will be Missed Without Investments in Semiconductor Manufacturing

The semiconductor shortage is affecting electric cars disproportionally The government’s goal is to make half of all vehicles sold in 2030 zero-emission vehicles Massive investments to boost local production of semiconductors is needed The commerce secretary said that the United States’ government will not...

Consumer Reports: Electric Vehicles are Less Reliable

2021 Tesla Model Y SR
In its report on brand reliability, Consumer Reports points out that electric SUVs are the worst category in the industry for reliability. However, the mechanical simplicity of electric vehicles tends to say the opposite, especially in the face of hybrid and plug-in hybrid models...

Germany Plans to Curb New ICE Sales by 2030

Between now and then, a governmental coalition will get 15 million EVs on the road. The remainder of the European Union plans to phase out ICEs by 2035. There are plenty of countries and regions globally that plan to ban the sale of new...