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SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring At Its 1st US-Based EV Battery Site In Georgia

September 21st, 2020 | by Press Release

With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta


Lithium & Nickel & Tesla, Oh My!

August 31st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Last week, I sat down with Rodney Hooper and Howard Klein for another chat about nickel and lithium mining, electric vehicle batteries, Tesla, the electric vehicle transition, and a few other matters


23 Big EV Battery Stories — #NewsBonanza

December 29th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's so much cleantech news to cover that we generally have hundreds of stories on our "story sheet" that we're never able to cover. In the coming days, we'll be rolling out a couple of strategies to help deal with our backlog. Yep, this #NewsParty format is one of those


Mercedes Budgets $23 Billion For Battery Cells Over Next Decade

December 13th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Mercedes says it has committed to purchasing battery cells worth $23 billion between now and 2030. All those cells will be used to build battery packs at factories in Kamenz, Untertuerkheim, and Sindelfingen in Germany, as well as Beijing, Bangkok, and Tuscaloosa, Alabama according to Reuters


Electric Car Growth Produces Battery Shortages, Carmakers Can’t Match Production With Demand

August 12th, 2018 | by Christopher Arcus

The earlier than anticipated onset of successful, fairly affordable, long-range electric vehicle (EV) demand has caught both battery manufacturers and car companies by surprise — even the most bullish of car companies. Carmakers like GM, Renault, Hyundai, Daimler, BMW, and VW have all seen demand exceed capabilities and expectations, and battery shortages are evident


The State Of EV Batteries: LG Chem, SK Innovation, & Tesla–Panasonic Improvements

May 30th, 2018 | by Nicolas Zart

The state of electric vehicle (EV) batteries can get confusing. Although internal combustion engine (ICE) aficionados talk about engine displacement and horsepower, EV drivers often consider energy storage as the most important part of their decision making. Today, there are more lithium battery chemistries than ever and figuring out which one is used where and what appears after the dust settles can be difficult. Here's a brief look at what's in store tomorrow from the major EV battery OEMs


Kia Takes The Wraps Off Niro Electric SUV

May 4th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Kia has released the first official photos of the Niro Electric SUV. The car will go on sale in Korea later this year and be available in European and North American showrooms next year.



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