• SK Reaches $1.8B Settlement With LG That Will Save Georgia Plant  April 13, 2021 2:24 am Global Atlanta - Georgia Korea’s SK Innovation has agreed to pay 2 trillion won (about $1.8 billion) to rival electric vehicle battery maker LG Energy Solution to settle their ongoing legal dispute, a move that will allow SK to finish out its $2.6 billion investment in Georgia and …
  • FM Logistic India introduces EVs for deliveries within city limits April 13, 2021 1:52 am Business Standard FM Logistic India, one of the youngest 3PL service providers in the country, in partnership with agri-commerce company WayCool Foods & Products is deploying electric vehicles (EVs) in Bengaluru to carry out intra-city deliveries. The first batch of EVs …
  • Kabira Hermes 75 Electric Scooter Launch Price 89,600 – 120 Kms Range April 13, 2021 1:38 am Rush Lane Kabira Hermes 75 Electric Scooter Kabira Mobility refers to Hermes 75 as ‘India’s First High-Speed Commercial Delivery E-Scooter’. This being the company’s most recent launch. 2021 has been an active year for the fairly new manufacturer with a spate of …
  • Electrified vehicle sales in South Africa remain dismal, says uYilo April 13, 2021 1:30 am Engineering News The cumulative number of battery electric vehicles (BEVs) sold in South Africa since 2013 has reached only 637 units by the end of 2020, says uYilo eMobility Programme director Hiten Parmar. The BMW i3 leads the market by a substantial margin, at 445 …
  • PM asks int’l community to ensure availability of coronavirus vaccine for everyone April 13, 2021 1:29 am Pakistan Today ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan Monday said the international community must ensure that the coronavirus vaccine is available to everyone, everywhere and as soon as possible, and if it is not done, the virus would soon return. While making an opening …
  • Trump Abandoned the Climate. This Is Biden’s Moment. April 13, 2021 1:26 am The New York Times On April 22, Earth Day, the leaders of more than three dozen countries, among them 17 nations responsible for four-fifths of the world’s emissions of greenhouse gases, will convene at a virtual summit. The purpose is to discuss where the world goes from …
  • Toyota's Electric Vehicles to Be Tagged BZ April 13, 2021 1:10 am Auto 123 In 2019, Toyota promised the world six new electric vehicles in the not-so-distant future. Recently, we learned that the presentation of the first of those models was approaching fast. Finally, the company was going to begin to make up for the late start …
  • Watch Tug Of War: Tesla Model X Vs Mercedes G550 4x4 Squared April 13, 2021 12:57 am Motor1.com Tug of war is, just like drag races, one of the specialties of electric vehicles as they can underline the advantage of electric drive. Here we can see a duel between the Tesla Model X and a true off-road model, the Mercedes G550 4x4 Squared, that looks so …
  • British Columbia government looks toward ‘brighter future’ in throne speech April 13, 2021 12:52 am National Newswatch VICTORIA — The British Columbia government looked beyond the COVID-19 pandemic in its speech from the throne on Monday to other priorities including help for the economy, improved health care and taking on inequality.  Lt.-Gov. Janet Austin delivered the …
  • Your Turn: Minnesota could see Texas-style power issues April 13, 2021 12:49 am St. Cloud Times - Minnesota Blackouts, grid failure and brownouts are not the kinds of conditions American electricity consumers are accustomed to. Three unlikely scenarios suddenly became real to millions in Texas recently after systematic warnings about grid reliability issues from …
  • EV Startup Faraday's Road Back From the Brink Runs Through a SPAC April 13, 2021 12:48 am Wall Street Journal Faraday Future has missed key product deadlines, amassed a pile of debt and lost top executives to a rival electric-vehicle startup. Its founder, who remains an executive, resigned as CEO amid his personal bankruptcy and was barred in China from running …
  • Pistons owner buys golf cart-marker Club Car April 13, 2021 12:47 am Detroit Free Press - Michigan As rounds of golf played in the U.S. surge, mechanical equipment manufacturer Ingersoll Rand Inc. has agreed to sell golf car-maker Club Car to Platinum Equity, an investment firm and holding company founded and operated by Detroit Pistons owner Tom Gores. …
  • The Growth-By-Deregulation Alternative To Joe Biden’s Cyclopean American Jobs Plan April 13, 2021 12:38 am Forbes Sandwiched between Joe Biden’s $1.9 American Rescue Plan and a promised American Families Plan is the American Jobs Plan (AJP), the ambitious $2.2 trillion infrastructure package making so much news. US President Joe Biden speaks in Pittsburgh, …
  • Ramadan begins, Derek Chauvin trial, Biden's infrastructure plan: 5 things to know Monday April 13, 2021 12:31 am Marco Eagle - Florida Holy month of Ramadan begins amid pandemic The holy month of Ramadan begins Monday and will span through May 12 when it culminates with Eid al-Fitr, which will break the sunrise-to-sunset fasts for Muslims. Because Ramadan is tied to the lunar calendar, …
  • The roots of slowing climate change are in trees April 13, 2021 12:24 am The NBXpress - Ohio COLUMBUS, Ohio—In the fight against climate change, expanding and better managing the nation’s forests are the cheapest and easiest steps to cutting carbon dioxide emissions, according to new research at The Ohio State University.  Across the United States …
  • Wyoming seeks exemption from federal oil and gas lease moratorium April 13, 2021 12:19 am Wyoming State News.Net PUBLIC LANDS: Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon in a letter to the Interior Department requests that the state be exempt from President Biden’s moratorium on new federal oil and gas leases and drilling. (Casper Star-Tribune) ALSO: The Bureau of Land Management’s …
  • Putting Tesla's range to the test April 13, 2021 12:17 am Seattle Daily Journal of Commerce - Washington State Subscriber content preview April 12, 2021 Potential shoppers should know that to use the full range, they need to feel comfortable going past the zero indicated mile mark. By RONALD MONTOYA Edmunds Every Tesla the team tested in 2020 came up short of …
  • Democrats push Biden to adopt carbon tax to help pay for infrastructure spending April 13, 2021 12:09 am The Washington Times President Biden has remained noncommittal about a carbon tax although Democratic lawmakers are pushing the idea as a way to pay for some of the $2.25 trillion of the administration’s proposed infrastructure and green energy spending. Former Secretary of …
  • This Electric Vehicle Startup Believes Tesla and Biden Are Getting It Wrong April 13, 2021 12:03 am Observer In the early 2010s, when modern-day electric vehicles just started gaining traction in the U.S. and a few pockets in the world, Tesla and an Israeli startup called Better Place proposed a novel concept to solve the issue of long battery-charging times: …
  • Biden says he’s ‘prepared to negotiate’ on infrastructure as he meets bipartisan group of lawmakers April 12, 2021 10:50 pm MarketWatch President Joe Biden said Monday he’s ready to hash out ideas on his proposed $2.3 trillion infrastructure plan, as he faces resistance from Republicans and even some Democrats. Speaking in the Oval Office, Biden said he is “prepared to negotiate as to the …
  • Global taxes, global stagnation April 12, 2021 10:47 pm Long Beach Press Telegram - California Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen has proposed that governments around the world require payment of at least a uniform “global minimum corporate tax.” A motivation for Yellen’s push for a global minimum corporate tax is fear that the Biden administration’s …
  • CA bullet train hopeful over Biden’s infrastructure plan April 12, 2021 10:46 pm Capitol Weekly - California State rail officials are taking the glass-half-full view. Rather than lamenting the fact that high speed rail is absent from the president’s infrastructure plan, they’re pointing to supportive statements from Biden and his team, and insisting there’s time …
  • FM Logistic to deploy electric vehicles in Bengaluru for WayCool Foods April 12, 2021 9:41 pm Economic Times FM Logistic India on Monday said it will deploy electric three-wheelers for intra-city deliveries in Bengaluru for agri-commerce company, WayCool Foods. The Pune-based third party logistics (3PL) services provider will be helping WayCool to carry out hyper …
  • Does Volkswagen Stock Have Room To Grow At $35? April 12, 2021 9:16 pm Trefis At the current price of around $35 per share, we believe Volkswagen’s stock (OTCMKTS: VWAGY) has reached its near term potential. VWAGY stock rose by 120% from $16 to $35 between 2018 end to now, compared to the S&P500 which has increased by 66% during …
  • SNP told to draw up delivery plans for climate emergency strategy April 12, 2021 8:09 pm The Herald (Scotland) MSPS have demanded that SNP ministers draw up how they will implement ambitious plans to cut carbon emissions amid fears the strategy will not be delivered. Ben Macpherson, Minister for Rural Affairs and the Natural Environment, confirmed that alterations …