Tesla Decision To Scrap Charging Equipment with Electric Vehicles Draws Protests

In a surprising move leading electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla has announced that it will no longer be providing charging equipment with its electric vehicles. This implies that electric vehicles can’t be charged at households. Founder Elon Musk said the new strategy is adopted because statistics show low usage of charging electric vehicles at homes. He […]

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Former Tesla engineer-designed battery at Bengaluru startup gets European order

In a boost to domestic manufacturing, one of the world’s most energy dense batteries designed by a former Tesla engineer for a Bengaluru-based battery startup has been picked up by a European renewable energy company, Eren Groupe, for its storage applications, the startup’s co-founder said on Sunday. The development has opened up possibilities of use […]

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Rise In Key Input Metals Sends EV Prices Up in China

Leading China-based EV manufacturers, that have sprouted to take advantage of the world’s largest EV market, have surprised potential customers with price hikes in recent weeks. The hikes come as a surprise to many people who have taken a drop in battery prices, which account for almost 40-50% of EV costs, for granted. As it […]

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The Top 5: Biggest Automotive Semiconductor Manufacturers

One of the most unexpected impact of the Covid pandemic has been felt in the automotive sector, where an acute shortage of microchips has roiled production schedules worldwide. An unexpected consequence of the massive use of electronics in vehicles today, the overall surge in demand for all electronics after the first 12 months outpaced the […]

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The Top 5: Upcoming EVs of 2022 for India

Recording a 168 percent increase in sales in 2021 over a year earlier, the Indian EV market is hyped up for a record 2022. As more and more Indian car manufacturers join the bandwagon for new battery-operated vehicles, it is also notable to see the ones that are still staying out, like market leader Maruti […]

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The Top 5: EV Battery Manufacturers in the World

Advances in electric vehicle (EV) batteries and their associated technologies are finally attracting the interest of individuals to purchase EVs, contributing to the growth of EV batteries. The top EV Battery Manufacturers in the World are the frontline contributors to the growth of the industry. The scale of production forms a litmus test about market […]

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US Advances ‘Right to Repair’ Bill for Auto, Electronic & Agri Sectors

US Lawmakers have introduced three bills related to the right to repair, one for each of the automotive, agriculture, and electronics industries. These laws are meant to ensure that consumers get vehicles, electronic devices, and agriculture equipment serviced by independent shops. Representative Bobby Rush (D-IL), chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Energy, […]

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Toyota’s New e-SUV Comes Equipped with Toshiba’s LTO Battery Tech

The Toyota bZ4X has made its European debut as a production-ready vehicle and will hit European roads in 2022. A battery electric compact crossover SUV, Toyota’s new e-car equips itself with a 20Ah-HP SCiB li-ion battery, which uses Lithium titanium oxide (LTO) chemistry and is produced by Japanese brand Toshiba. Toshiba’s battery comes with an extended care […]

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Record Sales in Jan’22 Push Ford to #2 in Global EV Market

American auto major Ford has climbed to rank 2 in the EV market. The company saw its highest-ever EV sales in January 2022. Additionally, the company was also ranked as the top-selling US automaker. As per the latest media reports, the EV sales of Ford have reached their all-time high. The growth is mostly due […]

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