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Ford revs up to sell hybrids with appeal of speed and power

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DETROIT (Reuters) – Ford Motor Co is turning to the automotive marketer’s time-tested themes, speed and power, to sell a new generation of gasoline-electric hybrid vehicles to mass market customers. FILE PHOTO: A 2020 Ford Explorer Hybrid is hooked up to a boat trailer to demonstrate towing power in Dearborn, Michigan, U.S., May 15, 2019. Read More

U.S. faces hurdles in push to build electric vehicle supply chain

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(Reuters) – The United States faces stiff challenges as it moves to create its own electric vehicle supply chain, industry analysts say, with the extent of the country’s metal reserves largely unknown and only a few facilities to process minerals and produce batteries. A sign at the approach road leads to Albemarle’s lithium evaporation ponds Read More

Enel Launches New Innovation Hub at Boston’s Greentown Labs

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At the Boston Hub, Enel will work with Greentown Labs to scout for partnerships with the best startups in the US to support operations and growth across Group’s business areas. ROME, May 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Today, Enel S.p.A. (“Enel“) announced the opening of its newest Innovation Hub in Boston at Greentown Labs, the Read More

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals -sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals down the road due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company’s global supply manager for battery metals told an industry conference on Thursday, according to two sources. FILE PHOTO: The logo of Tesla is seen in Taipei, Taiwan Read More

Exclusive: U.S. seeks to challenge China’s electric-vehicle supply chain dominance

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. senator plans to introduce legislation on Thursday to streamline regulation and permitting requirements for the development of mines for lithium, graphite and other electric-vehicle supply chain minerals, part of a plan to offset China’s dominance in the space. FILE PHOTO: A staff member hooks up a charging cable to an Read More

Exclusive: Tesla expects global shortage of electric vehicle battery minerals – sources

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Tesla Inc expects global shortages of nickel, copper and other electric-vehicle battery minerals down the road due to underinvestment in the mining sector, the company’s global supply manager for battery metals told an industry conference on Thursday, according to two sources. FILE PHOTO: A Tesla car is seen in Santa Monica, California, Read More

Panasonic may upgrade Japan plant to make advanced Tesla batteries: source

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FILE PHOTO: Panasonic Corp’s logo is pictured at Panasonic Center in Tokyo, Japan, Feb. 2, 2017. REUTERS/Kim Kyung-Hoon TOKYO (Reuters) – Panasonic Corp may upgrade one of its battery plants in Japan to produce advanced-format battery cells for Tesla Inc if needed by the U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker, a person familiar with the matter Read More

China to support hydrogen and fuel cell vehicles to go green

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BEIJING (Reuters) – China will push ahead with the development of China’s hydrogen energy and fuel cell vehicle industry, a government official said on Tuesday, as part of wider efforts to promote green energy in the world’s largest auto market. “Hydrogen fuel cell vehicles and pure electric vehicles with lithium batteries are important technical routes Read More

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy Fold

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TARPON SPRINGS, Fla., April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Dr. Ruggero M. Santilli, Chief Scientist of Thunder Energies Corporation, a publicly traded company with stock symbol (OTC:TNRG), announces the initiation of construction of the hydrogen loop for the new generation of Directional Neutron Source VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Standard Lithium Read More