Aug 1, 2022

U.S. Holds Key to Lower Electric Vehicle Emissions

While they’re not perfect, studies show electric vehicles account for lower carbon emissions than vehicles with internal combustion engines.

That seems obvious considering plug-in EV’s don’t have tailpipes. So, who needs a study to make a claim like that?

Apr 25, 2022

Borrowing from the Past to Move into the Future

The auto industry isn’t likely to forget the ongoing worldwide microchip shortage anytime soon. How could they? The crisis cost more than $200 billion in lost revenue and sapped global production by more than 11 million vehicles in 2021.

Apr 18, 2022

Ukraine War, Raw Material Costs Cloud Elon’s Affordability Dream

Tesla CEO Elon Musk is an entrepreneur with big dreams, ranging from building an electric vehicle (EV) empire to private space flight and even the colonization of Mars. He’s been at the business of dreaming for a while now, and we can even watch them unfold like rose buds on a warm summer day.

Mar 28, 2022

Lithium Mining Should be at Center of Arkansas’ Mobility Industry

Last month, Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson proclaimed the state as a world leader in the smart mobility industry, developing infrastructure to push the bounds of technology in electric vehicles, unmanned delivery vehicles, flying cars, drones and more.

Mar 1, 2022

Missing Link of E.V. Supply Chain Worries American Automakers

American physicist, John Goodenough, won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry for his work in developing a cathode of lithium ions, which paved the way to the rechargeable lithium-ion battery and set into motion the world’s electric-vehicle revolution.

Nov 22, 2021

Government Looks to Battery Recycling as EV Industry Takes Shape

The Department of Energy recently came out with a national blueprint for a more robust U.S. supply chain for lithium-ion battery manufacturing. In addition to increased exploration for raw materials such as lithium, the plan also includes increased emphasis on battery recycling.