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From the boardroom: Britishvolt aims for performance EV market

From the boardroom: Britishvolt aims for performance EV market

For commercial customers, Britishvolt will make LFP batteries (for lithium iron phosphate). These use cheaper cathode materials and are lower-maintenance, but the cost/ease trade-off is reduced energy density, meaning you lose range or need bigger packs. Tesla uses LFP for some standard-range Model 3s and it’s popular in China for both cars and commercials, but …

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Ford’s Amped Up Electric Vehicle Strategy Boost Shares, Tops GM’s Market Cap

Ford’s Amped Up Electric Vehicle Strategy Boost Shares, Tops GM’s Market Cap

Ford CEO Jim Farley with the electric F-150 Lightning truck in Dearborn, Michigan. Bill Pugliano/Getty Images Ford Motor Co.’s plans to accelerate production and sales of battery-powered crossovers and pickups are turbocharging the company’s shares this month and pushed its market capitalization past that of larger rival General Motors to become the second-most valuable U.S. …

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Ford Blows Past $100 Billion Market Valuation As Shares Surge Thanks To Hot Electric Vehicle Plans

Ford Blows Past $100 Billion Market Valuation As Shares Surge Thanks To Hot Electric Vehicle Plans

Topline Shares of Ford continued to move higher on Thursday—with the legacy automaker’s market value surpassing $100 billion for the first time ever—as more Wall Street analysts bet on the company successfully ramping up electric vehicle production. Ford CEO Jim Farley stands next to the company’s new F-150 Lightning pickup. Carlos Osorio/ASSOCIATED PRESS Key Facts …

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Record-breaking year for electric car sales, but overall market flat

Record-breaking year for electric car sales, but overall market flat

“Demand is still strong. The challenge is how you maximise your ability to supply customers when supply is so heavily challenged.” While sales of plug-in vehicles have grown massively, petrol remains by far the most popular power source, with a 58.5% market share. Diesel accounted for 16.0% of registrations, still outperforming electric vehicles for now. …

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Ford’s High-Profile Electric Truck Shows Auto Industry Gunning For Tesla’s EV Market Lead

Ford’s High-Profile Electric Truck Shows Auto Industry Gunning For Tesla’s EV Market Lead

The ease with which next-generation electric vehicle companies Rivian, Lucid and Fisker raked in billions of dollars from investors in 2021–combined with Tesla blowing past a once-unthinkable market cap of $1 trillion–marked the shift to an automotive era that’s racing to kick climate-warming carbon fuels. In the year ahead momentum shifts to auto giants General …

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