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Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Bollinger Motors to Build Battery Packs for Its Electric Trucks

The Bollinger battery pack Bollinger Motors has filed a patent for a streamlined battery pack. (PR Newswire)

Oak Park, Mich.-based electric-vehicle startup Bollinger Motors on Oct. 15 said it will produce its own battery packs for its vehicles according to a new design it developed and for which it has submitted a patent.

Breana Noble | The Detroit News
October 15, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, TCA

Trump Shows Off Lordstown Motors’ Endurance Electric Pickup Truck

President Trump With Lordstown Motors' Endurance Electric Pickup Truck President Trump speaks while Steve Burns, chief executive officer of Lordstown Motors Corp., right, listens during a tour of the new Endurance electric pickup truck on the South Lawn of the White House Sept. 28. (Ken Cedeno/Sipa via Bloomberg News)

WASHINGTON — The day before traveling to Cleveland for his first presidential debate with Democratic nominee Joe Biden, President Donald Trump inspected the new Endurance electric pickup truck from Ohio’s Lordstown Motors outside the White House, claiming success for boosting the region’s economy after General Motors shuttered its plant that made the Chevrolet Cruze.

Sabrina Eaton | cleveland.com
September 28, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

The Lion Electric Co. Secures Order From CN for Electric Trucks

Lion A Lion battery-electric truck on display at a trade show. (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

The Lion Electric Co. announced a memorandum of understanding for Class I freight railway CN to acquire 50 heavy-duty zero-emission trucks for intermodal use to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

September 8, 2020
Business, Technology

Tesla Touches $400 Billion After Latest Boost From Street

A Tesla Semi all-electric truck A Tesla Semi all-electric truck. (Alexis Georgeson/Tesla Motors)

Wall Street’s optimistic view on Tesla Inc. further solidified Aug. 26 after a Jefferies analyst more than doubled his price target on the stock, saying the company will continue to broaden its competitive edge in multiple dimensions, including battery capacity and industrial efficiency.

Esha Dey | Bloomberg News
August 26, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel, Logistics

West Coast Utilities Offer Plan for Charging Stations Along Interstate 5

Electric vehicle An electric vehicle charging station. (CHUYN/Getty Images)

Several West Coast electric utilities proposed a phased-in approach to electrifying Interstate 5 in an effort to reduce commercial vehicle emissions along the major freight corridor.

Roger Gilroy | Senior Reporter
June 23, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Volkswagen, Battery Firm Eye Pilot Plant for Electric SUV Production

A worker completes an electric VW car on an assembly line in Germany on Feb. 25.. A worker completes an electric VW car on an assembly line in Germany on Feb. 25. (Jens Meyer/Associated Press)

Volkswagen has boosted its stake by $200 million in a San Jose, Calif., company that targets solid state battery technology, and the two partners are looking at setting up a pilot plant.

Mike Pare | Chattanooga (Tenn.) Times Free Press
June 17, 2020
Business, Technology, TCA

Ford, Rivian Put Plans for Electric Lincoln on Back Burner

The Ford Motor Co. Michigan Assembly plant stands idle in Wayne, Mich., on March 23. The Ford Motor Co. Michigan Assembly plant stands idle in Wayne, Mich., on March 23. (Anthony Lanzilote/Bloomberg News)

Ford and Rivian put their plans on ice to jointly develop a Lincoln-brand electric vehicle, a Lincoln spokeswoman confirmed April 28.

Phoebe Wall Howard | Detroit Free Press
April 29, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel, TCA

Electric Vehicle Industry Thriving in Southern California, Report Says

Electric Vehicle Getty Images

California already is a world leader in the embryonic electric vehicle industry but needs more government help to flourish, according to a new report from the Los Angeles Economic Development Corp.

Russ Mitchell | Los Angeles Times
March 4, 2020
Business, Technology, Fuel

Ford Plans Electric Version of Transit Cargo Van

Ford Transit cargo van A gasoline-powered version of Ford's Transit van. The company plans to start selling an electric model. (Ford Motor Co.)

Ford Motor Co. plans to manufacture an electric version of its popular Transit cargo van for the 2022 model year.

Jerry Hirsch | Contributing Writer
March 3, 2020
Government, Business, Technology, Fuel

Europe Floors It in Race to Dominate EV Batteries

The construction site in Germany for a new battery plant run by the Chinese company CATL in October 2019. The construction site in Germany for a new battery plant run by the Chinese company CATL in October 2019. (Krisztian Bocsi/Bloomberg News)

Outside the German town of Arnstadt, workers for China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) are hustling to build Europe’s biggest electric-car battery plant.

February 19, 2020

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