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240 EV Companies Raised ~$17 Billion In 2019

March 5th, 2020 | by Maarten Vinkhuyzen

It seems like e-Mobility has become the new tech market for all types of investors. Companies like Tesla, Rivian, Byton, Bird, Tier Mobility, Sono Motors, and ChargePoint are the new Facebooks of this era. Besides venture capitalists (VCs), many corporate venture entities of Fortune 500 companies stepped in last year


The 2 Big Questions Regarding Volkswagen’s Future

January 9th, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Volkswagen is launching into what could be a huge electric decade that reinvents and rejuvenates the large global automotive group. Yes, the Volkswagen ID.3 — which is sort of supposed to be the VW Beetle or Golf of this century — has some delays. Reinvention can be tough


5 Battery & EV Charging Stories You May Have Missed

January 2nd, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

Electric vehicle (EV) batteries and charging may not be as exciting as robotaxis and other autonomous vehicles, there's been a variety of fun news about these matters that should help to further raise awareness and get people to switch to EVs


EV Companies Raise $10+ Billion In 2019, & Fortune 500 Companies Are Now Jumping In

October 12th, 2019 | by Paul Jan Jacobs

Companies like Tencent, Baidu, Amazon, Samsung, Google, IKEA, Goldman Sachs, Citi, Renault-Nissan, and many more are investing heavily in the field of electric mobility, according to The Global e-Mobility Funding Report for Q2 2019. It seems like all Forbes 500 companies have awoken and now want to tap into an industry that is projected to have a value of over $500 billion in


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


Former Tesla VP Plans A Swedish Gigafactory

September 10th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

If you're in the electric vehicle industry or monitor it closely, you know one thing: batteries are big. Dropping battery prices are what have made electric cars competitive. As they drop further, they will make gasmobiles wildly uncompetitive. However, supply of batteries is limited, global production plans need to scale up a lot to hit electric vehicle (EV) plans and potential, and those who scale up smartly will likely lead on cost as well. Who's going to jump on the wave with perfect timing and lead the market? LG Chem? Panasonic? Tesla? Samsung SDI? SK Innovation? Kreisel? ... NorthVolt


Northvolt Will Build A $4 Billion Battery Manufacturing Facility In Scandinavia

March 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Two former Tesla executives are planning to construct a large lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in Scandinavia, either in Sweden or Finland. Peter Carlsson was in charge of Tesla's supply chain operations and is now CEO of Northvolt. He is joined by another former Tesla executive, Paolo Cerruti, in the new venture



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