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Materials World

Important news on steel, aluminum, and rare earths this week It’s acceptable to live in a material world if you’re in certain industries that revolve around the availability, cost, and research of these resources. Three headlines this week could prove crucial for the manufacturing sector, fabrication industries, and electric motors in general, as they concern […]

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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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Speed Demons

ABB and Formula E partner for $15M motorsport sponsorship With its latest move, ABB has all the appearance of a company that’s in another lane. The Swiss conglomerate confirmed a sponsorship deal with Formula E, the first all-electric racing series, in a press release January 8. Reports project the deal to be worth around $15 […]

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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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Daimler Turns the Tide

German automaker to invest $1B in Alabama plant Another gesture towards the potency of the electric vehicle market was made September 21, with a high-line German car builder also opting to ‘reshore’ 600 American jobs in the process. Germany’s Daimler said it will invest $1 billion to expand its U.S.-based Mercedes-Benz plant in Alabama to […]

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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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Float Your Boat

Electric powered boats, bikes on the rise Electric cars, bikes, and boats: three ways the electric motor has gone mobile. While the rise of a company like Tesla has been astronomical and highly publicized, electric powered cars were motivated chiefly by recognition of climate change. A renewed devotion to the environment made going green at […]

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Video of the week – snakebot!

Tesla Model S Robotic Snake Charter automatically moves out from a wall and connects to charge your EV.   Read more at GizMag

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