Ford batteries, Ram untimely electrification, Tesla gross sales dominance: Right this moment’s Automobile Information

Tesla handed Honda and GM in California gross sales. A DOE mortgage will assist Redwood Supplies ramp up. Ford is anticipated to announce LFP battery manufacturing in Michigan. And the primary Ram electrical truck gained’t look as revolutionary as teased. This and extra, right here at Inexperienced Automobile Studies

Main right into a Tremendous Bowl advert yesterday about “untimely electrification,” Ram confirmed the manufacturing model of its 1500 REV electrical truck, emphasizing that it’s nothing near the design revolution proven by the model’s latest Ram 1500 Revolution BEV Idea. 

In response to a report summing up California gross sales, Tesla took 11% of the market in 2022 within the Golden State, passing GM, Honda, and others. And it did that with solely EVs, and no pickups but, as EVs surged to 17% of the California market in 2022. 

A $2 billion U.S. Division of Power mortgage is reportedly seemingly to assist Redwood Supplies’ $3.5 billion recycling and manufacturing facility in Nevada get a leap on a U.S. provide chain for battery supplies. The mortgage will assist give the corporate, began by former Tesla CTO JB Straubel, some runway to construct up a sustainable course of.

And a plant that might produce battery cells enabling Ford EV affordability is reportedly set for Michigan. The ability with CATL is anticipated to make LFP (lithium iron phosphate) cells, based on experiences, with official bulletins seemingly due at present at a Ford occasion. 


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