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GM and LG Energy Solution Investing $2.3 Billion in 2nd Ultium Cells Manufacturing Plant in U.S. | State

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —

  • 2.8 million square-foot facility in Spring Hill, Tennessee, will create 1,300 new manufacturing jobs
  • New plant will significantly increase GM’s ability to lead in the production of batteries at scale
  • Leading Ultium battery technology is at the heart of GM’s EV strategy

Ultium Cells LLC, a joint venture of LG Energy Solution and General Motors, today announced a more than $2.3 billion investment to build its second battery cell manufacturing plant in the United States. The facility will be located in Spring Hill, Tennessee.

Ultium Cells will build the

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Karma Automotive Celebrates Initial Production Run Of 2021 GS-6 Luxury Sedan With Three Custom Design Themes | State

IRVINE, Calif., April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Southern California-based automaker Karma Automotive today announced the creation of three custom GS-6 vehicle variants with unique tactile branding themes and performance upgrades to commemorate the initial production run of its 2021 GS-6 extended range electric vehicle.

California Design Theme

These GS-6 sedans pay homage to the state of California, where Karma’s vehicles are designed and produced. The customized vehicles highlight Karma’s new brand positioning and pricing model – one that will provide personalized vehicle options as the company expands its lineup to include the GS-6 Series, the Revero GT® and

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Penn State Student Businesses To Be Featured At Student Startup Showcase

Penn State’s most outstanding student entrepreneurs will take the virtual stage this week for the Student Startup Showcase at the 2021 Invent Penn State Venture & IP Conference, one of the largest tech startup conferences in the Mid-Atlantic region.

The conference is set to begin at noon on Thursday, April 15, and registration is currently open to the public.

The showcase will feature eight student-run startup businesses that were selected based on their participation in the Pennsylvania Technical Assistance Program’s Inc.U Competition and Invent Penn State’s Summer Founders program.

Each team will highlight the impacts its startups have made

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Velodyne and Ansys Team Up to Transform Autonomous Vehicle Safety | State

PITTSBURGH, April 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ —

/ Key Highlights

  • Ansys and Velodyne are developing highly accurate physics-based models of Velodyne’s lidar sensor to detect and track driving hazards
  • The collaboration accelerates the integration of Velodyne’s sensor into autonomous vehicles (AV) to help make roads safer

Velodyne and Ansys (NASDAQ: ANSS) are developing software models of next-generation automotive lidar sensors to provide substantially improved hazard identification capabilities for highly advanced AVs. The collaboration incorporates Velodyne’s lidar design into Ansys’ virtual sensor suite and expedites automakers’ integration of Velodyne’s sensor into AVs — delivering industry-leading driving safety and a drastically faster

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ASTRO America Selected to Manage U.S. Army’s Effort to Build World’s Largest Metal 3D Printer for Ground Vehicle Production | State

BETHESDA, Md., April 6, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — Leading Experts Devise Novel Approach to Vehicle Production. Efforts Focused on Manufacturing Process for Reducing Cost, Weight and Production Times While Increasing Survivability. Single, Massive Component Production Will Significantly Enhance Supply Chain Efficiency. Program Contracted Through LIFT, the DoD-Supported Manufacturing Innovation Institute 

The Applied Science & Technology Research Organization, or ASTRO America, today announced it has been selected to manage a new U.S. Army initiative to develop and deliver a hull-scale tool using metal additive manufacturing technology. Known as the “Jointless Hull Project,” the effort aims to provide improved production speeds,

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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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