SK Siltron CSS Makes $300 Million Investment into American EV Growth

Electric Car Charging

As demand for electric vehicles continues to ramp up, many auto manufacturers are looking to the United States for new production facilities. Along with them are companies that produce special components for EVs. One such company is SK Siltron CSS, announced new plans this week to make a major investment to support EV growth here …

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Tesla Appears Poised To Build New Factory Outside of Austin, Texas

Tesla Factory

As it increases its operations, Tesla has been searching for additional locations to construct new factories to meet their needs. Just recently, construction began over in Germany outside of Berlin on their newest Gigafactory. Now, it appears the company is already set to secure the site of its next factory location. In their search, Tesla …

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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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Tesla’s Latest Acquisition Proves That In The Electric Car Wars, Batteries Will Decide The Winner

Tesla Motors

Behold the ultracapacitor – the energy storage technology that charges and discharges very quickly, works in all temperatures, has a long service life and serves as the critical bridge between electrolytic capacitors and rechargeable batteries. A unique twist on the ultracapacitor by Maxwell Technologies caught the attention of Tesla’s engineers and last month the electric …

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Shakeup Continues at GM With Announcement of New President

GM

General Motors announced in a press release this morning that Mark Reuss, former executive vice president for global product development will become GM’s president, effective immediately. In his new role, Reuss will not only run the Cadillac division, but also the Global Product Group and the quality team. Mr. Reuss is no stranger to the …

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Ford, GM, BMW, and Renault just started a blockchain research group for the Auto Industry

Blockchain

Automakers Ford, General Motors,BMW and Renault announced on May 2nd that they would form a new alliance that will explore the feasibility and application of using blockchain in the auto industry and mobility field. The Mobility Open Blockchain Initiative, or MOBI, has more than 30 organizations as its founding members including Accenture, Hyperledger, Bosch and …

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