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Factorial Energy announces partnerships with Stellantis, Mercedes-Benz for solid-state battery development

Factorial Energy has announced that it will be partnering with two new automotive brands for the development of solid-state batteries. The first of which is Stellantis who recently signed a joint development agreement with Factorial with the former also making a strategic investment in the latter. During its EV Day Presentation this past July, Stellantis […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/30/2021
Stellantis partners with Vulcan Energy Resources for lithium supply

Stellantis has announced that it has partnered with Vulcan Energy Resources for the supply of battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Europe. These will be used in electrified vehicles made by the brands under the Stellantis umbrella. The five-year agreement will commence with the first shipments starting in 2026. The agreement with Vulcan is part of Stellantis’ […]

by Stefan Ogbac
11/30/2021
Fiat doubles down on electrification in Europe; no word on North American plans

Fiat has doubled down on electrification, at least for Europe. During Stellantis’ EV Day, the Italian brand has announced that its next future lineup will be battery-electric with the first model, the new-generation 500 hatchback, already on the streets. This will be followed by a full range of light commercial vehicles, which will have battery-electric […]

by Stefan Ogbac
7/9/2021
FCA investing $204 million in Poland for electrified vehicle production

FCA’s Tychy, Poland manufacturing plant is about to get a nice infusion of cash thanks to the Italian American automaker’s electrification initiative. According to a new report from Reuters, Poland’s Deputy Prime Minister, Jaroslaw Gowin, announced that FCA is investing 755 million zlotys, which is equivalent to around $204 million, to prepare the facility for […]

by Stefan Ogbac
12/30/2020
Alternating Currents: What happened to Chrysler, who was at the forefront of EV development?

It may seem absurd in 2020, but as little as10n years ago Chrysler was at the forefront of electric vehicle development. In 2007 the company had founded the ENVI group to investigate the feasibility of launching multiple electric vehicles across the company’s full lineup of brands. Not only did the group develop three EVs with […]

by Bradley Brownell
10/28/2020