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Hybrid

Who Needs an EV Battery Plant? Not Ford

Company sees more pros than cons to shopping around

Production

Northvolt Gets $525 Million German Loan Guarantee

Startup’s funding war chest tops $3.1 billion

Batteries

Lucid Puts EVs in Range with 517-Mile Air Sedan

Tests show record-setting performance

Business

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

Business

Suppliers’ Legal Battle Rattle EV Plans at Ford, GM, VW

Outcome could threaten timing of EV programs at all three carmakers

GM Readies New EVs

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

Design

Tesla to Expand Battery R&D Unit

“Roadrunner” design promises lower cost, more power, longer life

Batteries

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

Batteries

GM’s Barra Says EV Switch Will Take Decades

GM sets its own pace for an all-electric future

Interiors

Clover: Adient Creates an Interior for the CASE Future

Connected, automated, shared and electric (CASE) is the near-future—and Clover has an interior execution that is just as advanced and almost ready to go

Hybrid

Is Tesla on the Verge of an EV Battery Breakthrough?

Million-mile battery could debut by year-end

Batteries

Lucid Motors Moves Forward with EV Launch Plans

Validation testing expected to resume soon

Business

Conti Names New N. America President

Jeff Klei to retire; Bob Lee tapped as successor

Business

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

Propulsion

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

Batteries

GM Touts Cheaper EV Battery Tech

More power, more range, less cost

Batteries

Audi’s EV Output Chokes on Battery Shortage

Problem may portend a wider auto industry issue in Europe

Hybrid

GM Makes Hamtramck an All-EV Plant

It’s alive! EVs give GM’s Detroit-Hamtramck plant a new life

Quality

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.

Batteries

Observation on the GM/LG Chem Battery JV

When an OEM and a supplier collaborate for battery production

Production

GM Loans Lordstown Plant Buyer $40 Million

General Motors has extended an open-ended, mortgage-like $40 million loan to the buyer of its sprawling auto plant in Lordstown, Ohio. The deal includes an option for GM to buy back the entire facility.

Batteries

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.

Batteries

Northvolt Doubles EV Battery Capacity Target

Swedish electric car battery maker Northvolt AB now aims to launch 150 gigawatt-hours of production capacity in Europe by 2030, more than twice its previous goal.