Tesla handed Honda and GM in California gross sales. A DOE mortgage will assist Redwood Supplies ramp up. Ford is predicted to announce LFP battery manufacturing in Michigan. And the primary Ram electrical truck gained’t look as revolutionary as teased. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automotive Experiences
Main right into a Tremendous Bowl advert yesterday about “untimely electrification,” Ram confirmed the manufacturing model of its 1500 REV electrical truck, emphasizing that it’s nothing near the design revolution proven by the model’s latest Ram 1500 Revolution BEV Idea.
In keeping with a report summing up California gross sales, Tesla took 11% of the market in 2022 within the Golden State, passing GM, Honda, and others. And it did that with solely EVs, and no pickups but, as EVs surged to 17% of the California market in 2022.
A $2 billion U.S. Division of Power mortgage is reportedly doubtless to assist Redwood Supplies’ $3.5 billion recycling and manufacturing facility in Nevada get a leap on a U.S. provide chain for battery supplies. The mortgage will assist give the corporate, began by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, some runway to construct up a sustainable course of.
And a plant that would produce battery cells enabling Ford EV affordability is reportedly set for Michigan. The power with CATL is predicted to make LFP (lithium iron phosphate) cells, based on studies, with official bulletins doubtless due at the moment at a Ford occasion.
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