Porsche plans EV battery cell factory in Germany

BERLIN — Porsche is speeding up its e-mobility drive with plans for a German factory to manufacture battery cells for electric vehicles, CEO Oliver Blume told a German newspaper.

“Battery cells are a key technology for Germany’s automobile industry which we must also have in our own country,” Blume told the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung.

Porsche wants to play a pioneering role in this,” he said, adding that the battery cell factory would be built in the Swabian town of Tuebingen.

European automakers are looking to reduce their dependence on Asian manufacturers as they ramp up production of electric cars

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Garrett Motion to Showcase Next-Generation E-Boosting Technologies for Hybrid and Fuel Cell Vehicles at Auto Shanghai 2021

SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Garrett Motion Inc., a leading differentiated technology provider for the automotive industry, today announced plans to showcase its next-generation electric-boosting (E-Boosting) technologies for use in electrified powertrains, primarily for hybrid and fuel cell vehicles, at the 19th Shanghai International Automobile Industry Exhibition.

Garrett’s highly engineered E-Boosting products enhance vehicle performance while increasing fuel economy and reducing exhaust emissions, enabling automakers to meet strict environmental regulations, including China VI. Among the technologies to be highlighted include the company’s 48-volt electric turbo (E-Turbo), which is in the final stages of industrialization for an initial mass-market launch in 2021

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Linamar Partners with Roush and Ballard to Develop Fuel Cell Hybrid Electric Delivery Vans for CARB Program | State

Companies collaborate on pilot program to increase zero-emissions capabilities

for medium-duty vehicles

LIVONIA, Mich., March 31, 2021 /PRNewswire/ – Linamar Corporation (TSX: LNR) has entered the evaluation phase for the first Fuel Cell Electric Vehicle Delivery Vans in their technology contract with the Center for Transportation and the Environment (CTE). CTE is managing the Next Generation Fuel Cell Delivery Van Deployment Project for the California Air Resources Board (CARB), awarded to accelerate the adoption of clean freight transportation technologies.  Linamar has partnered with Roush CleanTech and Ballard Power Systems to provide complete turn-key FCEV package delivery vans to UPS

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