EV Charging Company to Open First U.S. Plant

EV Charging

As electric vehicles continue to grow in popularity here in the U.S., more and more companies are looking to get involved in manufacturing the infrastructure required for them to operate. One such is Wallbox, which announced this week its plans to build a new facility in the U.S.  On Wednesday, the EV charger manufacturer revealed …

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Huawei Gets Approval to Buy Auto Chips, Sparking Backlash

Huawei microchips

As semiconductors remain in short supply, many nations have begun limiting the amount they export while also looking for ways to boost their own domestic output. In an interesting turn of events, the U.S. has recently approved a new set of chip licenses for a company that was under heavy scrutiny months ago.  On Wednesday, …

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Biden Sets New Goal for US Electric Vehicle Sales

EV Charging

Last week, reports came out that the Biden administration was weighing a new voluntary pledge for automakers regarding future electric vehicle sales targets. Now, the President has officially set his new goal, at an even higher amount than expected. Previously, the expectation was that the Biden administration would try to push for American automakers to …

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Rivian Planning to Expand with Second U.S. Factory

EV Charging

As the race to keep up with electric vehicle demand heats up, manufacturers are expanding rapidly in order to meet anticipated demand. One such company is Rivian, who this week confirmed their plans for a future factory expansion. Rivian, who has been heavily supported by Amazon, confirmed that they are in the process of identifying …

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Daimler Is Building Electric Garbage Trucks

Group Daimler Trucks

Group Daimler Trucks & Buses announced this week that they have production-ready, fully electric garbage trucks ready to roll. If you think about it, garbage trucks are perfectly suited for electric power. They travel at low speeds, make frequent stops and need massive torque. A garbage truck’s route, travel distance and stopping points are planned …

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National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Expands Their Airbag Failure Investigation

Automotive Safety regulators in the U.S. have expanded their investigation into malfunctioning airbag controls to include an additional 12.3 million vehicles due to the devices not inflating properly. This issue may have led to 8 separate incidents that resulted in fatalities. Vehicles manufactured by Toyota, Honda, Kia, Hyundai, Mitsubishi, and Fiat Chrysler between 2010 and …

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