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US-China tech war escalates over EV battery dominance

Semiconductors have in recent years become a focal point in the U.S.’s efforts to impede China’s technological advancement. Now Washington has its eye on yet another red-hot tech sector wh

GM partners with startup Mitra Chem to develop affordable EV batteries

General Motors is leading a $60 million Series B round into Mitra Chem, a battery materials startup promising to help build more affordable and accessible EV batteries for future GM vehicles. Battery

Tracking the EV battery factory construction boom across North America

The onshoring of battery manufacturing for EVs started as a trickle during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now it’s a tsunami. In 2019, just two battery factories were operating in the United States with ano

All the tech and features in the all-electric Kia EV9 SUV

Kia revealed Tuesday the next EV in its portfolio, a three-row flagship SUV called the EV9 that is packed with tech and a key product in the company’s mission to reach annual sales of 1.2 millio

China’s Nio joins the race for lithium, buys 12% of Australia’s Greenwing Resources

China’s electric vehicle upstart Nio has joined Tesla in sourcing raw materials directly from mines rather than its own battery suppliers as soaring prices of lithium, a critical component of EV

Proterra to build commercial EV battery factory in South Carolina, its third in US

Proterra, an American commercial electric vehicle company that produces transit buses and electric charging systems, is opening up its third battery factory in Greer, South Carolina. The factory shoul

Will CODA Pull A Tesla? Electric Vehicle Makers Raise Another $76 Million

<img src="http://www.crunchbase.com/assets/images/resized/0005/4521/54521v1-max-250x250.jpg" class="shot2"></img> CODA Holdings (or CODA Automotive) the Santa Monica, Calif. company that plans to sell

Brammo's Newest Electric Motorcycle, The Enertia Plus, Gets 80 Miles Per Charge

<img src="http://tctechcrunch.files.wordpress.com/2010/10/enertia_lifestyle_04_800x533.jpg?w=300" width="300" height="199" class="alignright size-medium wp-image-233514" /></img> The Oregon based<a hr