REE Automotive adds P7-C Chassis Cab to its electric truck lineup

REE Automotive (Nasdaq: REE), a provider of EV platforms, today revealed P7-C, a Class 4 chassis cab offering a new cabin design built on REE’s P7 modular electric platform. The P7-C is designed to meet the requirements for the Inflation Reduction Act incentives, which are more stringent for EVs in Class 4 and above. It’s… Read more »

Enabling next-generation EV batteries with thermally conductive adhesives

Sponsored by Henkel. With the rapid growth and adoption of electric vehicles, OEMs and battery manufacturers are turning to technology to make EVs more efficient and affordable. Engineers, seeking ways to optimize the battery and its components for long range, safety, and reliability, are turning to the “Cell-to-Pack” configuration for next-generation battery designs. Most of… Read more »

Magna-Power introduces thermal paste for power electronics

New Jersey-based Magna-Power Electronics has developed a thermal paste for power electronics applications including vehicles. Pitel Paste AZ-01 has a thermal resistance of 6.5 x 10-6 K·m2/W and comes in seven 1-19,000 ml containers.  It comes in syringe, container and tube packaging.  A thermal interface material between metal surfaces can reduce thermal resistance by two… Read more »

Hyundai announces investment plans for EV production

The Hyundai Motor Group  plans to invest $18 billion in its domestic EV industry by 2030. The funding will be used to increase production and exports and to foster EV-related industries. The Group announced plans to expand its annual EV production in Korea to 1.51 million units and global volume to 3.64 million units by… Read more »

Improve EV manufacturing processes, efficiency and deliverables with cloud-enabled visualization platform (Webinar)

In today’s rapidly changing EV landscape, manufacturers are doing everything they can to stay ahead. Learn how you can improve your processes, efficiency, and deliverables with FactoryTalk® Optix™, a new cloud-enabled HMI product addition to the Rockwell Automation visualization portfolio. Take advantage of new levels of collaboration, scalability, and interoperability to achieve your HMI vision –… Read more »

Will EV adoption “crash the grid?”

One of the favorite tropes of the anti-EV crowd is that converting all vehicles to EVs will “crash the grid.” Those of us who regularly speak with execs at electric utilities and charging infrastructure providers aren’t too worried about this. However, as they say, the plural of anecdote is not data, so perhaps a mathematical… Read more »

E-magy raises €20.5 million to scale nano-porous silicon anode material

Dutch advanced materials company E-magy has raised €20.5 million in new funding to prepare for industrial-scale production of its nano-porous silicon anode material for high-energy batteries. The funding consists of €15 million invested by Hydro, Invest-NL and RubioRubio, together with existing impact investors SHIFT Invest and PDENH, and a €5.5 million subsidy from the Dutch… Read more »

Electrified transit bus sales overtake diesel in the EU

The skies are slowly beginning to clear in the EU, where the most recent quarterly sales data for transit buses shows that diesel-only buses no longer make up a majority of the market. As the International Council on Clean Transportation explains, city buses (not including coaches and interurban buses) make up about 60% of all… Read more »

Ionic Mineral Technologies launches nano-silicon product for Li-ion cell manufacturers

Ionic Mineral Technologies, a developer of silicon anode battery materials, has launched Generation 1 Ionisil nano-silicon for lithium-ion cell makers. EV OEM production labs have independently confirmed that an all-silicon battery using Generation 1 Ionisil can reach a reversible capacity of 2,700 mAh/g and 2,500 mAh/g at a 2,000 mAh fast charging rate in half-cell… Read more »

Jaguar Land Rover to invest $18.9 billion in EV production over next five years

JLR announced that its Halewood plant in the UK will become an all-electric production facility. The company will invest $18.9 billion (£15 billion) over the next five years. Additionally, the company shared that its new medium-size SUV architecture EMA (electrified modular architecture) will now be fully electric. Adrian Mardell, JLR’s CEO, said: “Today I am… Read more »