Wallbox Begins Scouting for U.S. Manufacturing Location

As electric vehicles grow in popularity, so does their need for charging stations. This has resulted in impressive growth for charging solution companies like Wallbox and the Barcelona-based company is now scouting out locations for their first U.S. manufacturing facility. Wallbox Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer Enric Asunción said in a statement that the company’s …

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U.S. Now Facing Lithium-Ion Battery Shortage as EV Production Ramps Up

The current semiconductor shortage has severely impacted many American industries, especially the automotive industry. Manufacturers have had to slow down or completely halt production in order to maintain enough semiconductors in reserve. Now, experts think that a new shortage may be on the horizon regarding lithium-ion batteries. While Tesla has dominated the electric vehicle space …

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Tesla Aims to Hire Over 10,000 Employees for Austin Gigafactory

While many automakers struggled last year in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic, Tesla continues to see steady sales growth. Growing demand for electric automobiles has put Tesla in a strong position to keep its edge in the electric vehicle market. Now, it seems the company is preparing to seize the opportunity with their new …

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Hydrogen-powered Truck Manufacturer Purchases Land For New Factory

Nikola Motors

Hydrogen-powered truck manufacturer Nikola has purchased 389 acres of land in Pinal County, Arizona to build a factory to manufacture their hybrid, hydrogen-electric powered Class 8 trucks. A Class 8 truck is defined as having a gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) exceeding 33000 lbs. such as tractor trailers. Founded in 2014 in Salt Lake City, …

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Tesla Suffers Manufacturing Delays Due to Production Flaws

Tesla Design Center

Electric vehicle manufacturer Tesla is experiencing delays in the production of its first mass market car the Model 3, according to a number of media sources. The manufacturing delays are due to flaws in the production process and quality control systems. The future growth of Tesla as a large scale manufacturer of electric vehicles depends …

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US Automotive Manufacturing Set To Expand: A Closer Look At Labor

American Car Factory

President Donald Trump has called for severe border taxes when shipping products into the United States. Manufacturers that have facilities abroad will face steep penalties and when it comes to shipping their products to the United States and that may increase the price of vehicles dramatically. Consumers may find themselves paying almost 20% more for …

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