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Daimler leads $82 million investment in major electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint to expand in Europe | Electrek

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Chinese battery maker signs massive supply contract with NEVS ahead of build out of new Gigafactory-size plant | Electrek

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), a relatively new Chinese li-ion battery maker, is shaping up to become a major player in the industry in the coming years with plans for several important battery factories comparable in size to Tesla’s Gigafactory.

The company has now signed a supply contract with SAAB successor National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) in order for the More

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited (CATL), a relatively new Chinese li-ion battery maker, is shaping up to become a major player in the industry in the coming years with plans for several important battery factories comparable in size to Tesla’s Gigafactory.

The company has now signed a supply contract with SAAB successor National Electric Vehicle Sweden (NEVS) in order for the More

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Panasonic looks to expand Tesla partnership into self-driving technology

The relationship between Tesla and Panasonic continues to deepen after the Japanese electronics maker announced today that it will shift focus to the automotive business. In specific, Panasonic who’s been a long time partner and investor in Tesla’s Gigafactory plant where it jointly produces lithium-ion battery cells with the electric car maker and energy company, aims to develop sensors and c More

The relationship between Tesla and Panasonic continues to deepen after the Japanese electronics maker announced today that it will shift focus to the automotive business. In specific, Panasonic who’s been a long time partner and investor in Tesla’s Gigafactory plant where it jointly produces lithium-ion battery cells with the electric car maker and energy company, aims to develop sensors and c More

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GM announces partnership with Boston startup WiTricity to develop wireless charging technology | Electrek

Love it or hate it, wireless charging has been around for years. While stereotypically the technology comes with enough convenience issues to make most users question it’s superiority to traditional chorded tech, like any contemporary invention it has steadily improved over the past few years.

Earlier this week, a partnership was announced between Boston-area startup WiTricity and General More

Love it or hate it, wireless charging has been around for years. While stereotypically the technology comes with enough convenience issues to make most users question it’s superiority to traditional chorded tech, like any contemporary invention it has steadily improved over the past few years.

Earlier this week, a partnership was announced between Boston-area startup WiTricity and General More

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Mitsubishi, Nissan, Renault to Lower Prices by 20% by Sharing Nissan LEAF Platform | The News Wheel

We recently reported that Mitsubishi and Nissanwould begin to share all EV tech, and already we are getting a glimpse of what that might mean for the global market.

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Nissan is planning to mass-produce a new $17,000 electric car, making it significantly cheaper than the existing Nissan LEAF.

As global competitors ramp up their production of hybrids, pl More

We recently reported that Mitsubishi and Nissanwould begin to share all EV tech, and already we are getting a glimpse of what that might mean for the global market.

According to Nikkei Asian Review, Nissan is planning to mass-produce a new $17,000 electric car, making it significantly cheaper than the existing Nissan LEAF.

As global competitors ramp up their production of hybrids, pl More

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Volkswagen Joins Partners to Simplify Finding and Paying For Electric Car Charging

Volkswagen Group has become a shareholder in a German company helping electric car drivers seamlessly find and pay for charging.

As part of its Strategy 2025 electric car campaign and post-“Dieselgate” strategy, the automaker will begin supporting Hubject GmbH and its eRoaming platform early next year. Since 2012, Hubject has brought digital interconnection of charging stations backed b More

Volkswagen Group has become a shareholder in a German company helping electric car drivers seamlessly find and pay for charging.

As part of its Strategy 2025 electric car campaign and post-“Dieselgate” strategy, the automaker will begin supporting Hubject GmbH and its eRoaming platform early next year. Since 2012, Hubject has brought digital interconnection of charging stations backed b More

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China to assist Iran in manufacturing hybrid and electric vehicles

The Chinese car company BYD and Iranian car manufacturer Kerman Motor signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Iranian company informed.

Under the deal, the Chinese company will export technology to produce hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as batteries to Iran.

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The Chinese car company BYD and Iranian car manufacturer Kerman Motor signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate in the production of hybrid and electric vehicles, the Iranian company informed.

Under the deal, the Chinese company will export technology to produce hybrid and electric vehicles, as well as batteries to Iran.

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4 automakers join forces for 350-kilowatt fast-charging network

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure to help eliminate range anxiety for owners.

But instead of going it alone with individual standards, as Tesla has done with its Supercharger stations, most of the major automakers are joining forces to roll out charging stat More

As they gear up to launch a new generation of volume electric cars, the major automakers are following Tesla’s [NSDQ:TSLA] lead of rolling out charging infrastructure to help eliminate range anxiety for owners.

But instead of going it alone with individual standards, as Tesla has done with its Supercharger stations, most of the major automakers are joining forces to roll out charging stat More

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PG&E and BMW Partner on Next Phase of Pilot Studying EV Charging

Transmission and Distribution World BMW i3, BMW i8 and iPerformance EV and plug-in hybrid EV owners in the greater San Francisco Bay Area who are PG&E customers are invited to apply for participation in a 24-month program focused on managed EV charging.… More

Transmission and Distribution World BMW i3, BMW i8 and iPerformance EV and plug-in hybrid EV owners in the greater San Francisco Bay Area who are PG&E customers are invited to apply for participation in a 24-month program focused on managed EV charging.… More

Tesla to Work with Nvidia for fully Autonomous Driving Hardware – Tires & Parts News

Tesla Motors has announced that all new Tesla models, including the highly coveted Model 3, the Model X and Model S will come with a “supercomputer” that uses Nvidia’s Drive PX 2 AI computing platform. Compared to the previous system, the Nvidia system will processing power that is 40 times as fast and will have a neural net that Tesla has developed for vision, sonar, and radar processing.More

Tesla Motors has announced that all new Tesla models, including the highly coveted Model 3, the Model X and Model S will come with a “supercomputer” that uses Nvidia’s Drive PX 2 AI computing platform. Compared to the previous system, the Nvidia system will processing power that is 40 times as fast and will have a neural net that Tesla has developed for vision, sonar, and radar processing.More

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Tesla and Panasonic to Partner on Photovoltaic Cell and Module Production Plant in Buffalo

I4U News The Tesla product announcement scheduled for October 17 has been postponed to Wednesday, October 19 by Elon Musk. There is still something new from Tesla this Monday.… More

I4U News The Tesla product announcement scheduled for October 17 has been postponed to Wednesday, October 19 by Elon Musk. There is still something new from Tesla this Monday.… More

Faraday Future Inks Battery Pact With LG Chem For Mystery Electric Car

Faraday Future’s FFZERO1 Concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January . (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Faraday Future, the Los Angeles-based automotive startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, formed a partnership with South Korea’s LG Chem to supply lithium-ion cells for electric vehicles it’s developing but has yet to reveal.

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Faraday Future’s FFZERO1 Concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January . (ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Faraday Future, the Los Angeles-based automotive startup backed by Chinese billionaire Jia Yueting, formed a partnership with South Korea’s LG Chem to supply lithium-ion cells for electric vehicles it’s developing but has yet to reveal.

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Faraday Future Says LG Chem Will Provide Batteries for Electric Cars

The companies say they’ve co-developed a better battery.

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese investors and based in California, says it will use lithium-ion batteries made by LG Chem for its future vehicles.

The lithium-ion cells will be integrated into Faraday Future’s so-called VPA platform, a universal, scalable modular battery structure that will allow More

The companies say they’ve co-developed a better battery.

Faraday Future, the electric car startup backed by Chinese investors and based in California, says it will use lithium-ion batteries made by LG Chem for its future vehicles.

The lithium-ion cells will be integrated into Faraday Future’s so-called VPA platform, a universal, scalable modular battery structure that will allow More

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Partners With Taiwan Mobile For Connecting Its Vehicles

Last month, The Country Caller reported that Taiwanese manufacturing firms are eagerly waiting for the arrival of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) into the country to seize business opportunities. Today, the automaker signed a deal with the nation’s third largest telecom, Taiwan Mobile, to cooperate in the business-to-business connected vehicles markets, according to local publication DigiTimes.More

Last month, The Country Caller reported that Taiwanese manufacturing firms are eagerly waiting for the arrival of Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) into the country to seize business opportunities. Today, the automaker signed a deal with the nation’s third largest telecom, Taiwan Mobile, to cooperate in the business-to-business connected vehicles markets, according to local publication DigiTimes.More

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VW Is Exploring an Electric Car Venture With China’s JAC Motor

A Passat TSI plug-in-hybrid automobile, left, and a Volkswagen e-Golf electric automobile, produced by Volkswagen AG (VW), are transported on elevation platforms as new VW automobiles sit in storage bays inside one of the automaker’s glass delivery towers at the VW factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Friday, April 29, 2016.
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A Passat TSI plug-in-hybrid automobile, left, and a Volkswagen e-Golf electric automobile, produced by Volkswagen AG (VW), are transported on elevation platforms as new VW automobiles sit in storage bays inside one of the automaker’s glass delivery towers at the VW factory in Wolfsburg, Germany, on Friday, April 29, 2016.
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Tesla announces a partnership in South Korea for first store and 25 charging stations | Electrek

South Korea today, a week after the official start of pre-orders in the country, Tesla announced a partnership with Shinsegae, the largest retailer in South Korea, to open its first store in the market and to deploy charging stations at 25 locations.

As previously rumoured, the first Tesla Store in the country will be in South Korea’s new Starfield Hanam mall. The mall, owned by the Shins More

South Korea today, a week after the official start of pre-orders in the country, Tesla announced a partnership with Shinsegae, the largest retailer in South Korea, to open its first store in the market and to deploy charging stations at 25 locations.

As previously rumoured, the first Tesla Store in the country will be in South Korea’s new Starfield Hanam mall. The mall, owned by the Shins More

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA) Explores Battery Storage Partnership with …

TCC Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) plans to ramp up production for its energy storage arm, Tesla Energy, by the fourth quarter of 2016 and it has already started …… More

TCC Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) plans to ramp up production for its energy storage arm, Tesla Energy, by the fourth quarter of 2016 and it has already started …… More

Why Uber’s $35B deal with China’s Didi matters

CNET Uber has surrendered the driver’s seat in China. The US-based ride-hailing company is selling its operation in the world’s most populous country to local rival Didi Chuxing.… More

CNET Uber has surrendered the driver’s seat in China. The US-based ride-hailing company is selling its operation in the world’s most populous country to local rival Didi Chuxing.… More

University of Texas-Led Consortium Aims To Improve Electric Car… – Downtown Austin TX Patch

AUSTIN, TX — The U.S. Department of Energy has picked a consortium led by an Austin university scientist to lead a $50 million initiative to advance battery technology for use in electric cars, officials announced Wednesday.

Tapped for the project was Battery500, a national consortium led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that includes Arumugam Manthiram of the University of Te More

AUSTIN, TX — The U.S. Department of Energy has picked a consortium led by an Austin university scientist to lead a $50 million initiative to advance battery technology for use in electric cars, officials announced Wednesday.

Tapped for the project was Battery500, a national consortium led by Pacific Northwest National Laboratory that includes Arumugam Manthiram of the University of Te More

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Tesla Motors Inc And Mobileye NV Divorce – What Does It Mean For Investors – ValueWalk

It is a busy week for Elon Musk – Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) says it will need to raise more money for its new plans (shocker), the Gigafactory – by some metrics the largest manufacturer in the world is opening soon and Musk is making wild predictions about revenue on Model 3 sales (although little about earnings), and Tesla and Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY) parted ways yesterday in news which c More

It is a busy week for Elon Musk – Tesla Motors Inc (NASDAQ:TSLA) says it will need to raise more money for its new plans (shocker), the Gigafactory – by some metrics the largest manufacturer in the world is opening soon and Musk is making wild predictions about revenue on Model 3 sales (although little about earnings), and Tesla and Mobileye NV (NYSE:MBLY) parted ways yesterday in news which c More

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Qualcomm (QCOM), Lear (LEA) Enter Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging Licensing Agreement

Qualcomm Incorporated (Nadaq: QCOM) and Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) announced that they have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) license agreement. Lear will be including Qualcomm Halo™ WEVC technology in its product portfolio to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) and Electric Vehicles (EV) manufacturers, as well as wireless charging infrastructure compani More

Qualcomm Incorporated (Nadaq: QCOM) and Lear Corporation (NYSE: LEA) announced that they have entered into a Wireless Electric Vehicle Charging (WEVC) license agreement. Lear will be including Qualcomm Halo™ WEVC technology in its product portfolio to commercialize WEVC systems for Plug-In Hybrid (PHEV) and Electric Vehicles (EV) manufacturers, as well as wireless charging infrastructure compani More

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Samsung in Talks to Invest in Chinese Electric Car Maker BYD – ABC News

Samsung Electronics said Friday it is in talks to buy shares of Chinese electric car maker BYD in the latest tech-auto collaboration.

The South Korean company said that the move is aimed at strengthening its burgeoning semiconductor business for vehicles.

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Samsung Electronics said Friday it is in talks to buy shares of Chinese electric car maker BYD in the latest tech-auto collaboration.

The South Korean company said that the move is aimed at strengthening its burgeoning semiconductor business for vehicles.

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Joint Venture Formed to Bring Wireless EV Charging to Chinese Electric Vehicle Market | Business Wire

July 14, 2016 03:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time
RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evatran Group, Inc. (“Evatran”) and Zhejiang VIE Science and Technology Company (“VIE”)have formed a joint venture to integrate Plugless, Evatran’s wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging system, into the EVs of car manufacturers (OEMs) based in China. The new venture is called Zhejiang VIE Evatr More

July 14, 2016 03:45 PM Eastern Daylight Time
RICHMOND, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Evatran Group, Inc. (“Evatran”) and Zhejiang VIE Science and Technology Company (“VIE”)have formed a joint venture to integrate Plugless, Evatran’s wireless electric vehicle (EV) charging system, into the EVs of car manufacturers (OEMs) based in China. The new venture is called Zhejiang VIE Evatr More

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Electric car startup Faraday Future partners with Dragon Racing for Formula E

Ars Technica Friday morning, officials from electric car startup Faraday Future and American auto racing team Dragon Racing announced a technical partnership to get Dragon Racing through the next four Formula E race series.… More

Ars Technica Friday morning, officials from electric car startup Faraday Future and American auto racing team Dragon Racing announced a technical partnership to get Dragon Racing through the next four Formula E race series.… More

iPark Continues To Lead The Green Charge With Tesla And Beam Charging Partnerships

NEW YORK, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Over the last decade the massive popularity of electric and hybrid cars has grown tremendously. Electric vehicle sales could reach to approximately 7 percent—or 6.6 million per year—worldwide by 2020, according to Energy.gov and a Navigant Research report. With the latest technological advances coupled with the continual need to be more environmentally More

NEW YORK, June 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — Over the last decade the massive popularity of electric and hybrid cars has grown tremendously. Electric vehicle sales could reach to approximately 7 percent—or 6.6 million per year—worldwide by 2020, according to Energy.gov and a Navigant Research report. With the latest technological advances coupled with the continual need to be more environmentally More

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Panasonic Forges Alliance with Beijing Automotive to Make Electric Car Parts and Components

Panasonic is expanding its presence in China through an alliance with Beijing Automotive Group to manufacture electric car parts and components in that country.

According to Kyodo News, Panasonic is teaming up with the Chinese company to manufacture parts and components, which is expected to include HVAC systems for electrified vehicles. The deal was reportedly made in May, and will see the More

Panasonic is expanding its presence in China through an alliance with Beijing Automotive Group to manufacture electric car parts and components in that country.

According to Kyodo News, Panasonic is teaming up with the Chinese company to manufacture parts and components, which is expected to include HVAC systems for electrified vehicles. The deal was reportedly made in May, and will see the More

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Panasonic to Start Cell Production Ahead of Schedule

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Panasonic to Start Cell Production Ahead of Schedule

Published By: Angela Campbell on June 20, 2016 03:44 pm EST

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Tesla Motors Inc (TSLA): Panasonic to Start Cell Production Ahead of Schedule

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PlugShare Partners To Launch Program To Provide Free EV Charging Stations Plus Installation To

VENICE, Calif., June 15, 2016/PRNewswire/ — PlugShare, the maker of the number one ranked electric vehicle (EV) charging station locator app, today announced the Californiastatewide launch of “Drive Solar,” a first-of-its-kind program that now provides eligible PlugShare community members in the state with a free home EV charging station plus free station installation when they g More

VENICE, Calif., June 15, 2016/PRNewswire/ — PlugShare, the maker of the number one ranked electric vehicle (EV) charging station locator app, today announced the Californiastatewide launch of “Drive Solar,” a first-of-its-kind program that now provides eligible PlugShare community members in the state with a free home EV charging station plus free station installation when they g More

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Panasonic will team up with Beijing Automotive to manufacture electric vehicle parts in China

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The Japan Times OSAKA – Panasonic Corp. and Beijing Automotive Group plan to jointly set up a company later this year to produce electric vehicle parts in China, Panasonic officials said Sunday. President Kazuhiro Tsuga of the electronics maker visited China in May …… More

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The Japan Times OSAKA – Panasonic Corp. and Beijing Automotive Group plan to jointly set up a company later this year to produce electric vehicle parts in China, Panasonic officials said Sunday. President Kazuhiro Tsuga of the electronics maker visited China in May …… More

Panasonic to exclusively supply batteries for Tesla’s Model 3 – The Times of India on Mobile

SEOUL: Tesla Motors is working exclusively with Panasonic to supply batteries for the Model 3, its first mass-market car, the U.S. automaker’s chief executive said on Wednesday, sending Panasonic shares higher.
Reuters reported a day earlier a source with direct knowledge of the matter saying that SamsungSDI was making progress in talks with Tesla to supply batteries for the electric c More

SEOUL: Tesla Motors is working exclusively with Panasonic to supply batteries for the Model 3, its first mass-market car, the U.S. automaker’s chief executive said on Wednesday, sending Panasonic shares higher.
Reuters reported a day earlier a source with direct knowledge of the matter saying that SamsungSDI was making progress in talks with Tesla to supply batteries for the electric c More

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