Mahindra and REE Automotive sign MOU

Mahindra & Mahindra, part of USD 19.4 billion Mahindra Group, and REE Automotive today signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to explore development and manufacturing of electric commercial vehicles for global markets.

DURA Automotive to produce EV battery trays at new Alabama facility

DURA Automotive to produce EV battery trays at new Alabama facility

Michigan-based DURA Automotive Systems announced plans to invest $59 million to open a manufacturing facility in Muscle Shoals that will produce battery trays for electric vehicles.

Canoo names nominees for board of director positions post merger with HCAC

Canoo names nominees for board of director positions post merger with HCAC

Canoo Holdings Ltd. (Canoo), a company developing breakthrough electric vehicles (EV) with a proprietary and highly versatile skateboard platform for personal and business use, announced the details of its nominees for its board of directors following the announced merger with Hennessy Capital Acquisition Corp. IV (HCAC), a special purpose acquisition company (SPAC), that would result in Canoo becoming a publicly listed company.

Valmet Automotive sets up small series production for EVs in Helmstadt-Bargen

Valmet Automotive sets up small series production for EVs in Helmstadt-Bargen

Valmet Automotive, one of the world’s largest vehicle contract manufacturers and engineering service providers focusing on electric mobility, is expanding its site in Helmstadt-Bargen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany, to produce electrically powered small series vehicles for urban mobility.

ElectraMeccanica announces production start date for its flagship SOLO EV

ElectraMeccanica announces production start date for its flagship SOLO EV

ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, announced an official start date of August 26th for the commencement of production for its flagship SOLO EV.

AKASOL places follow-up order for delivery of fully automated production plant for the US site in Hazel Park

AKASOL places follow-up order for delivery of fully automated production plant for the US site in Hazel Park

AKASOL is once again expanding its production capacity at the US location in Hazel Park. From 400 MWh to around 2 GWh. The background here involves long-term supply contracts with a global commercial-vehicle manufacturer that will outfit its US brands and vehicle types with new, high-energy battery systems by AKASOL beginning in 2021.

Dirk Kesselgruber to head GKN Automotive’s ePowertrain division

Dirk Kesselgruber to head GKN Automotive’s ePowertrain division

GKN Automotive, the leading global technology company, has announced Dirk Kesselgruber as the new President of its ePowertrain division.