Ford’s simplified EVs, tax-credit price cap clarity, small VW EV for US: Today’s Car News

Shoppers get some clarity on tax-credit price caps and SUVs like the Tesla Model Y. Volvo aims more EVs for China. VW reportedly approved a smaller EV for the U.S. And Ford is aiming to keep it simple and scale up with its EVs. Sound familiar? This and…

Eaton to collaborate with Rewiring America to promote residential electrification


Power management company Eaton is partnering with electrification nonprofit Rewiring America “to advance electrification education, awareness and action.” Brian Brickhouse, President of Eaton’s Americas Region, Electrical Sector, has joined Rewiring America’s CEOs for Electrification coalition of US business leaders, which aims to further sustainability through electrification, beginning with the American household. The collaboration, says Eaton,… Read more »

Rheinmetall receives 250-million-euro order for 900-volt EV contactors


German automotive and arms manufacturer Rheinmetall has received an order for contactors worth over a quarter-billion euros from an undisclosed German automaker.  Rheinmetall will be equipping the new 900-volt generation of EVs with a new type of contactor, starting in 2025. Contactors ensure the EVs can be safely switched on and off, especially in emergencies… Read more »