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  • UAW seeks battery worker rights 17 Apr 2021 07:52 The Journal Gazette The United Auto Workers union is calling on General Motors to pay full union wages at electric vehicle battery factories. The union, in a statement reacting to GM's announcement Friday that it would build a second U.S. battery plant, said the company …
  • Clean air input sought 17 Apr 2021 06:43 The Star-News - California It is all about cleaner air. The Port of San Diego is seeking public input on its Maritime Clean Air Strategy plan. This draft plan discusses a plan of action in transitioning to zero and near-zero emission technologies, reducing pollution in the Port’s …
  • GM, LG Energy Solution Investing $2.3B In New Tennessee Plant 17 Apr 2021 06:40 EIN Presswire Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, will invest more than $2.3 billion to build its second battery cell manufacturing plant in the U.S. Located in Spring Hill, TN, the project will create 1,300 new manufacturing jobs …
  • Walmart invests in autonomous vehicle startup Cruise 17 Apr 2021 06:40 Retail Dive Dive Brief: As speedy delivery continues to be a point of differentiation for retailers, Walmart has invested an undisclosed sum into Cruise, the San Francisco-based autonomous vehicle company, according to a Thursday announcement.   Cruise's business …
  • Bakersfield College set to launch new electric vehicle maintenance training program this summer 17 Apr 2021 06:14 KGET 17 - California BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) — Bakersfield College has announced it is in the final stages of developing curriculum for an electric vehicle maintenance training program. The college said the program, created in partnership with Valley Clean Air Now, will …
  • UAW charges up wage fight 17 Apr 2021 05:30 Tribune Chronicle - Ohio Staff file photo / R. Michael Semple Work continues on the massive Ultium Cells LLC plant on Tod Avenue SW in Lordstown. The joint venture of General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem that is building the $2.3 billion facility announced Friday the …
  • 3 Stocks That Prove We’re in a Bubble 17 Apr 2021 04:57 Financial Content First-quarter earnings season kicked off last week. With 23% of the U.S. vaccinated, businesses steadily re-opening, and trillions of dollars of monetary fizz getting pumped into the market, it’s no surprise that investor confidence is at an all-time high. …
  • The race for rare earth minerals: can Australia fuel the electric vehicle revolution? 17 Apr 2021 04:49 The Guardian There are an estimated 1.4bn cars on the world’s roads today. Around 78m new cars are sold every year. To head off the worst effects of climate change, every single one will need to go electric eventually. Whether it rolls off a production line in Fremont, …
  • Fast-charger network for EVs coming slower than promised … but it's coming, says NL Hydro 17 Apr 2021 04:39 CBC/Radio-Canada Geoff Newman was hesitant to buy an electric car a few years ago but now his family has two and he hopes his youngest child will never set foot on the gas pedal of a fuel-powered vehicle. "My youngest, who is now 10, will probably only ever drive …
  • LG Energy to chip in W1tr for EV battery plant with GM 17 Apr 2021 02:20 Korea Herald An exterior view of LG conglomerate's headquarters in Seoul. (Yonhap) South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution Ltd. said Friday it will spend 1.06 trillion won ($950 million) to build a battery factory in the United States with American automaker …
  • LG-GM joint venture to build $2.3 bln battery factory in Tennessee 17 Apr 2021 02:19 Korea Herald LG Energy Solution CEO Kim Jong-hyun speaks Thursday during an event held in Nashville, Tennessee. (LG Energy Solution) South Korean battery maker LG Energy Solution said Saturday its joint venture with American automaker General Motors will build a $2.3 …
  • People are clamoring for Ford F-150s now trapped in Detroit parking lot 17 Apr 2021 02:10 Detroit Free Press - Michigan If you happen to notice a random parking lot filled with brand new (unsold) Ford F-150 trucks — or any other fleet of brand new vehicles — this is what a semiconductor shortage looks like. People are sighting new stockpiles off I-96 west of Detroit and …
  • QuantumScape Stock Falls After Pump-And-Dump Accusations: A Technical Analysis 17 Apr 2021 01:50 Benzinga QuantumScape Corporation (NYSE: QS) hit an all-time high of $132.73 Dec. 22, 2020 and has plummeted 73% since then.  To make matters worse, on Thursday the research company Scorpion Capital released a report calling QuantumScape “a Pump and Dump SPAC Scam …
  • Charging stations proving popular 17 Apr 2021 01:47 Oamaru Mail Over the past four years, use of Network Waitaki’s electric vehicle fast-charging stations has more than quadrupled. After offering free use of the stations since 2017, the trust-owned lines company started charging users of its four 50kW fast-chargers in …
  • Rivian To Offer Unparalleled Employee Discount On R1T Truck And R1S 17 Apr 2021 01:47 Motor1.com Rivian Owners Forum received some interesting information about a potential internal program at the electric automaker that should appeal to most employees. As people aim to work at Rivian, and they are looking to move into the area around Normal, Illinois …
  • Official: GM And LG Energy To Build 2nd Ultium Battery Cell Plant 17 Apr 2021 01:47 Motor1.com General Motors and LG Chem's LG Energy Solution officially announced that their 50/50 joint venture Ultium Cells LLC will build the second lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing plant in the U.S. (the first one is under construction in Lordstown, …
  • Electric SUVs: Every Current & Upcoming SUV For 2021-2022 17 Apr 2021 01:47 Motor1.com Before the turn of the decade, if you were interested in a fully electric SUV, your options were minimal. Now, with more legacy automakers making the switch, the market has broadened significantly. Today, you can walk out of a dealership with an electric …
  • Former Tesla engineer settles lawsuit with company over Autopilot code 17 Apr 2021 01:31 Bizjournals Tesla Inc. has settled a lawsuit it brought against a former engineer it had accused of illegally copying the source code for its Autopilot technology when he took a job with a rival electric car maker. Autopilot is Tesla's driver assistance system …
  • These 10 Amsterdam-based startups raised funding in Q1 2021 and are hiring like crazy right now 17 Apr 2021 01:19 Amsterdam News.net During the initial COVID-19 days, businesses plunged into uncertainty owing to various reasons. However, some innovative startups globally have reacted faster and have been critical in helping countries shift towards fully digital. Even though the pandemic …
  • Hedge Fund and Insider Trading News: Man Group, Paulson & Co., Millennium Management, Archegos Capital Management, Novocure Ltd (NVCR), Target Corporation (TGT), and More 17 Apr 2021 01:10 Insider Monkey Hedge Fund Millennium’s $50m Meme-Stock Short is a Sign GameStop Army in Retreat (Financial News) The retail investing boom is showing signs of slowing down, and short sellers are seizing on the trend as Reddit “meme-stocks” tank. Hedge fund Millennium …
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