Tag Archives: electric vehicles

From Model T to EV

Ford makes $11B commitment to electric market The automaker synonymous with the assembly line can now be added to the list of those committing to a much different vehicle for the future. Ford Motor Co. president of global markets Jim Farley announced at the Detroit auto show the company plans to invest $11 billion in […]

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Nukes, Oil, and Gas

Revised tax bill, factory output show volatility in energy markets December 15 saw the release of a Congressional tax proposal with striking implications for all corners of the energy sector. The proposal, which is still subject to adjustments but a likely rubric of what’s to come, included incentives for electric vehicles and wind power and rectified […]

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EVolution

Like it or not, the electric vehicle is poised for a takeover Electric vehicles currently make up around 1% of new sales in the global automotive market. About half of that one percent resides in China. But experts project that number to rise to somewhere around 50% by mid-century. That’s roughly a percentage point every […]

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Tempels of Zoom

Company known for its steel moving into German EV market Tempel, the Chicago-based producer of electric steel laminations for motors, generators and transformers, announced July 7 the opening of a new office for sales, strategic planning and engineering in Bietigheim-Bissingen, Germany. The new office opens with the intention of giving Tempel a platform to explore its […]

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Volvo Going Electric

Swedish automaker announces all-electric line for 2019 Volvo announced Wednesday it plans to reinvent its product portfolio by centering its vehicles around the electric motor. The Swedish automaker famous for safe cars also offered insight on the future of the auto industry—and made press releases more interesting to read in the process. The opinion-infused release […]

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Tesla CEO Elon Musk and Tesla Snake Power Charger appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert

Elon Musk, the CEO of Tesla Motors, made an appearance on the second episode of The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Wednesday September 9 to discuss the many and varied projects his companies Tesla, SpaceX, and SolarCity are spearheading. Before talking about Musk’s interest in space travel and Mars, Colbert showed the video of Tesla’s “Snake” […]

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