Battery supplier CATL’s cell-to-pack technology will enable more than 600 miles of range in an EV launching early next year. Genesis pricing G80 Electrified and expanding sales of electric vehicles. Toyota is examining the use of hydrogen fuel cell technology with renewable energy. And Honda has announced plans to manufacture a variety of great EV batteries in the US. This and more, here Green Car Report.
Honda has announced a US battery joint venture with LG Energy Solution. will power electric vehicles from the Honda and Acura brands for the US market. And it will be big; With a projected capacity of 40 GWh per year, the plant can generate enough cells for hundreds of thousands of EVs per year.
In partnership with the US DOE, Toyota is aiming to “build, install, and evaluate” a 1 megawatt . fuel cell power plant that would look at how hydrogen could be used — perhaps instead of large battery packs — to buffer the grid or capture energy from solar or wind sources.
Geely’s premium electric vehicle brand Zeekr has announced that its Zeekr 009 “electric luxury MPV” will be the world’s first production model, starting early next year, to take advantage of portable battery technology. from CATL — allow a better driving range of 600 milesaccording to the Chinese cycle.
Genesis last week announced a price starts at $80,920 for its Electrified G80 luxury sedan and it has confirmed wider availability and its GV60 EV is out — now for “select US retailers” in California, Connecticut, New Jersey, New York, Arizona, Nevada , Utah and Washington.