Opinion: Will Lithium Be Our Next Energy Crisis?

Based on what we see happening in the EV industry, the U.S. lithium development timeline needs to be crunched. The only way that can happen is if government and regulatory bodies push these things through the bureaucracy at a faster pace.

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Ford doubles EV goal for 2023 and has a new semiconductor partner to help

Ford made several leaps forward in its push toward electric vehicles today. Ford CEO Jim Farley stated that the automaker has now doubled its electric vehicle production goals to 600,000 units by 2023. Ford also signed a non-binding contract with GlobalFoundries, a global leader in feature-rich semiconductor chip manufacturing. CEO Jim Farley said yesterday that […]

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$12,500 EV tax credit included in now-passed ‘Build Back Better’ plan

President Joe Biden‘s “Build Back Better” plan was officially passed after the U.S. House of Representatives voted 220-213 in favor of the $1.9 trillion bill, which includes the language that will offer an up-t0 $12,500 electric vehicle tax credit for potential buyers. After several revisions to the EV tax credit in the past several weeks, […]

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Volkswagen’s ID. family of EVs hits production speed bump due to chip shortage

Volkswagen’s lineup of ID. electric vehicles has hit a week-long production speed bump due to the global semiconductor crisis. Volkswagen will temporarily halt ID. family production lines at its Zwickau and Dresden, Germany vehicle manufacturing facilities due to the global semiconductor shortage. It is the first time that Volkswagen has been forced to halt production […]

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How President Biden’s ‘Build Back Better’ plan could bring legacy carmakers into the 21st Century

The introduction of President Joe Biden’s “Build Back Better” plan ignited some electric vehicle enthusiasts with a new sense of relief that their country was considering revamping the EV incentive program in the United States. However, some automakers, specifically Tesla, which is not unionized, will not feel the advantages of favoritism that could result in […]

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Porsche pegs two new Taycan variants to unveil at LA Auto Show

German automaker Porsche will unveil five new models at the Los Angeles Auto Show in late November, two of which will be new variants of the all-electric Taycan. The introduction of two additional Taycan trims will introduce new performance options for potential buyers. One of the models will be positioned between the Taycan 4S and […]

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Subaru debuts Solterra EV collab with Toyota, U.S. unveiling later this month

Subaru has officially debuted the Solterra EV, its first all-electric vehicle that will be launched globally, at an event in Japan. The automaker has confirmed that the joint project vehicle with Toyota will also be unveiled at the 2021 Los Angeles Auto Show on November 17th. Subaru and Toyota came together to produce the Solterra, […]

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General Motors could make a Hummer EV-inspired military vehicle

General Motors could have plans to produce a military prototype vehicle based on the upcoming Hummer EV under its GMC brand. The Hummer EV-inspired military transport could come as soon as 2022, officials said. GM Defense President Steve duMont said the automaker is in the early stages of the project, but it is working on […]

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