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Parkland Announces B.C.’s Largest Ultra-Fast EV Charging Network

As electric cars take the world by storm, the charging infrastructure remains an important piece of the mainstream adoption puzzle, and one Canadian company plans to do its part by constructing a number of new charge sites throughout British Columbia. Canadian petroleum company Parkland announced on Monday plans to launch the largest network of electric […]

Volvo Partners With Sweden’s Northvolt to Produce EV Batteries

Following announcements earlier this year that Volvo plans to go all-electric with online-only sales by 2030, the company has just shared plans for a new partnership to mass-produce batteries for its upcoming zero-emissions vehicles. On Monday, Geely-owned Volvo announced a new partnership with Swedish electric vehicle (EV) battery maker Northvolt, both of which will build […]

Porsche Invests in Cellforce for Production of EV Battery Cells

In a press release on Monday, Porsche announced plans to invest in its new high-performance battery subsidiary, Cellforce Group GmbH. While the company didn’t share a specific dollar amount, the release stated that Porsche is investing “a high double-digit million amount” in the new joint venture with battery company Customcells. Chairman of Porsche’s Executive Board […]

Munro Live: Ford Mustang Mach-E Rear Interior Teardown [VIDEO]

The Ford Mustang Mach-E is a direct rival to the Tesla Model Y, and it similarly features a fair amount of space in its SUV-like rear space – despite a few manufacturing flaws. In a video released Friday, Sandy Munro performs a rear interior teardown of the 2021 Mustang Mach-E, in which he discusses the […]

Electrify Canada Launches Plug&Charge Payment System

As Canada’s electric vehicle (EV) charging network continues to grow, so will customers’ options for paying for charging, including one new feature from Electrify Canada, released on Tuesday. Electrify Canada introduced the Plug & Charge payment system on Tuesday, which allows an EV driver to charge their cars without using their wallet, phone, or credit […]

Lordstown Motors Shares Fall 15% After CEO and CFO Resigns

Lordstown Motors has lost two top executives at its Lordstown, Ohio factory, purchased in 2019 from General Motors (GM), ahead of plans to produce the electric pickup truck, Endurance, in the fall. On Monday, shares of Lordstown Motors fell 15%, following announcements that CEO Steve Burns and CFO Julio Rodriguez resigned, according to Business Insider. […]

India Will Need 400,000 Charging Stations to Support 2 Million EVs by 2026

In order to support the two million electric vehicles (EVs) that may be driving on its roads by 2026, India’s emerging EV market will need approximately 400,000 charging stations across the country of over 1.3 billion individuals — reports Business Standard. The Grant Thornton Bharat-Ficci report, released Saturday, June 12, said that hefty support from the […]

Apple Hires Former BMW Executive and CEO of Canoo for EV Project

After the Apple Car project witnessed several managers leaving in the past few months, the company has reportedly hired one new executive from a former electric vehicle (EV) startup. On Thursday, Bloomberg reported that Apple has hired former BMW AG Senior Executive Ulrich Kranz, according to sources familiar with the matter. Kranz was hired to […]

Madison, Wisconsin Receives First Electric Fire Truck

According to a press release on Tuesday, the Madison, Wisconsin Fire Department has put the first electric municipal fire truck into use, featuring a variable transmission that can be used in a zero-emissions mode or paired with an internal combustion engine (ICE) for extra power. The truck, which is now operational at Madison Fire Station […]

Boring Company’s Las Vegas Loop is Now Operational

Following a successful round of passenger tests, The Boring Company’s first operational tunnel has gone live in Las Vegas. The Boring Company’s Las Vegas Convention Center loop is now fully operational and available for use by the public, with the company having given the first public rides in the tunnel service on Tuesday. The 1.5-mile loop, […]