Lucid Puts EVs in Range with 517-Mile Air Sedan

Tests show record-setting performance


Panasonic: Tesla Batteries Getting a Boost

Take your pick: extended driving ranges and/or improved packaging

The Age of Ultium?

GM’s plans for an electric future don’t include a name change…yet

GM Readies New EVs

Rollout includes full-size Chevy pickup with 400-mile range


Speaking Out: LG Chem’s Denise Gray Charges Ahead in a Male-Dominated Industry

A pioneering engineer and industry leader, who also happens to be an African-American woman


Lucid Motors Moves Forward with EV Launch Plans

Validation testing expected to resume soon


Conti Names New N. America President

Jeff Klei to retire; Bob Lee tapped as successor


GM’s Electric Offensive and Other Automotive Developments

Here’s a solid hour of informative observations about what’s going on in the auto industry right now


GM Unveils Its Commitment to EVs: What Does This Mean?

GM, no stranger to electric vehicles, is getting ready for an extensive build—and will start next year


2021 Escalade Gets Giant OLED Display

If big screen picture quality is your thing, then the 2021 Cadillac Escalade may be the ultimate living room on wheels.


Observation on the GM/LG Chem Battery JV

When an OEM and a supplier collaborate for battery production


GM, LG Chem Form Battery JV in Ohio

General Motors Co. and LG Chem Ltd. are forming a 50:50 joint venture to produce battery cells for electrified vehicles in Ohio.


LG Touts 5G Module

LG Group’s Innotek unit has developed the first 5G automotive module using Qualcomm Inc.’s Snapdragon 5G chip.


Porsche in Talks with CATL on EV Batteries

Volkswagen AG’s Porsche unit has met several times with Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd. about the Chinese company supplying lithium-ion batteries for future electric vehicles.

LG Innotek Touts Improved LED Tech

LG Group’s Innotek unit says it has developed a high-definition LED technology that can increase light dispersion from 100° to 180° when mounted on daytime running lamps or taillights.


Report: VW to Invest in China Supply Base

Volkswagen AG is looking at ways to strengthen its supply base in China through joint ventures or equity stakes, sources tell Bloomberg News.


Tesla to Use LG Chem Batteries in China?

Tesla Inc.’s new electric vehicle plant in China reportedly will buy batteries from multiple suppliers, starting with South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd.


LG Chem Mulls 2nd U.S. Battery Plant

South Korea’s LG Chem Ltd. is considering building a second battery manufacturing plant in the U.S. to meet growing demand for electrified vehicles.


VW Says Its EV Battery Needs Are Secured through 2023

Volkswagen AG says it has lined up sufficient supplies of batteries for its electric vehicles for the next four years.


PSA to Make EV Batteries in Slovakia, Spain

PSA Group says it is preparing to assemble batteries for its plugin hybrid and all electric cars in Trnava, Slovakia, and Vigo, Spain


Mahindra to Hike EV Capacity Nearly Fivefold

Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd. says it will invest 10 billion rupees ($144 million) over three years to hike its annual capacity to make electric cars to 70,000 units from the current 15,000 vehicles.


Report: VW, Samsung Reassess Battery Deal

Volkswagen AG may revise its €50 billion ($56 billion) battery sourcing strategy for electrified vehicles because Samsung Electronics Co. can’t meet demand forecasts, sources tell Bloomberg News.


Volvo Signs $56 Billion Deals to Buy EV Batteries

Volvo Car Corp. has signed deals worth an estimated €50 billion ($56 billion) to buy batteries for its electric cars from two Asian suppliers between now and 2025.

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