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Rivian Rolls Out World’s 1st Electric Pickup Truck for Customers

Based in California and backed by Amazon, EV startup Rivian has produced its first line of electric pickup trucks: R1T electric pickup. The firm is the first automaker to bring an electric pickup to the consumer market, beating Tesla, General Motors and others. The announcement was made by Rivian CEO RJ Scaringe in a tweet […]

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Automakers Shun Low-cost Small Cars, Focus on Producing Small EVs

Of late, the world’s biggest automakers have been putting an end to their production of smaller cars among internal combustion engine models and are shifting towards making smaller EVs due to their growing popularity. Rising Costs A Driver Now One reason for this change in the industry is rising commodity and labor costs pertaining to low-cost […]

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Joe Biden Sets About Correcting Trump Largesse For ICE Auto Firms

US President Joe Biden’s recent order aimed at making half of all new vehicles sold in the US in 2030 electric is expected to make a dent in the country’s consumption and emission levels, even though it’s a non-binding deal with the country’s biggest automakers. The administration has also proposed new vehicle emissions standards that […]

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Hyundai to Invest $100 M in Solid-state Battery Developer Solid Energy

Hyundai Motor Co, a South Korean automotive manufacturer of international repute, will invest USD 100 million in solid-state battery specialist Solid Energy System (SES) corporations, according to recent media reports. The company appears to have signed an equity investment agreement with SES. A spin-off from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Solid Energy has developed a prototype lithium metal […]

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New CEO Says Honda Will Make Full Transition to EVs and FCVs by 2040

Japan’s second largest auto-maker Honda Motor Co. revealed on Friday that it plans to fully transition to electric vehicles (EVs) and fuel cell vehicles (FCVs) by 2040. The announcement was made by Toshihiro Mibe, who took on the role of the company’s chief executive and representative director in April this year. The new commitment to […]

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Navistar Launches Hydrogen Trucks, Collaborates with General Motor OneH2s

A subsidiary of Navistar International Corporation, Navistar Inc. has collaborated with General Motors and OneH2 to launch a complete solution for a zero-emission long-haul, hydrogen trucks system. Navistar says it will produce its first production model of the International RHTM Series of fuel cell electric vehicles (FCE) by 2024. Testing of the vehicles is expected […]

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General Motors Partners With DTE To Source Wind Energy in Michigan

The company will source 300,000 MWh of locally sourced Michigan wind energy through DTE’s MIGreenPower program. As part of its commitment to increasing its renewable energy footprint globally and finding clean energy solutions near its operations, General Motors Co. has partnered with DTE Energy for 300,000 MWh of wind energy in the state of Michigan. […]

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