Northvolt Quebec

Northvolt has announced that it has selected a location in Quebec, on the south shore of Montreal, to build a new $5 billion battery gigafactory. The company plans to start construction of the first phase by the end of the year and be in production by 2026. The first phase will have a 30 GWh capacity.


Today, Sunday, 10 September I am giving a program on EVs and why we need to stop burning stuff at … Read more


Tesla has secured a deal to deploy up to 20,000 Universal Wall Connectors, the automaker’s clever new charging station, at 2,000 Hilton hotel locations.

Ultium UAW 2023-08-31 161807

Today’s agreement would raise starting pay by $3-4 an hour, representing about a 25% increase. Workers would also get back pay, in the amount of thousands of dollars each.

UAW describes this as a “first step” toward improving pay and working conditions for Ultium workers, and vows to keep pushing for more. This agreement is described as some immediate relief while negotiations continue over working conditions.


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As the news media continues to report exaggerated stories about fires in electric cars, we consider it our duty to clap back with the truth. As always, ignorance can be overcome by the application of relevant information. There is no known cure for stupidity.


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Matthias von Banks Tesla at a Supercharger

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