PROPULSION

Production

FCA Hikes Credit Line for Hybrids, EVs to Nearly $1 Billion

European line-of-credit cover research, plant retooling in Italy.
#europe #facilities

Batteries

LG Chem Spins Off Battery Unit

Wholly owned subsidiary aims to nearly triple sales in four years.
#asia #facilities

Fuel Cells

Mercedes Readies Fuel Cell Truck

Sales targeted for 2024 under joint venture with Volvo
#europe #tech #Volvo

Economics

F-Series: The 2021 Launch, Going Electric and Solidly American

Ford launches the 2021 F-150, talks about the electric F-150, and calibrates the F-Series impact on the U.S economy
#Ford

Batteries

GM Unveils Mix-and-Match Family of EV Powertrains

Ultium moniker expands to include integrated propulsion systems

Hybrid

Kia Updates EV Plans

Dedicated models, subscription plans and service training
#Kia

Batteries

Mack to Beat Nikola to Refuse Truck Market

Volvo Group subsidiary Mack Trucks announces commercialization of Mack LR Electric refuse truck
#Mack Trucks #Nikola #Volvo

Design

2020 Cadillac CT4-V

Stylish, capable and quick
#Cadillac

Batteries

Real Electric Trucks & Global Sales Stats

Daimler is getting ready for serial production of electric big rigs; LMC sees a somewhat mixed global sales picture
#Daimler

Marketing

Redesigned Hyundai Tucson Breaks Cover

4th-Gen crossover boasts bold design, hybrid option, more tech
#asia #Hyundai