Electric Vehicles

The ongoing shift to transportation powered by electricity and batteries instead of internal fuel combustion spells huge opportunity for electrical distributors who put themselves in a position to serve the electric vehicle market.

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California’s Salton Sea: The Saudi Arabia of Lithium?

Nov. 30, 2023
California’s Salton Sea may one day become the world’s largest lithium resource for EV batteries if developers can commercialize geothermal brine extraction technologies.
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EV Industry Rocked by Tesla's Cuts in SuperCharger Business Unit

May 3, 2024
Tesla’s network of 50,000-plus installed superchargers have been the gold standard in the EV charging industry for their fast charging times and dependability.
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Tesla Just Fired Their Entire Charging Team! Impacts, Future Supercharger Sites, & Industry Shakeup

May 1, 2024
In this video, Kyle Conner from Out-of-Spec Reviews weighs in on Tesla's move to cut hundreds of jobs from its Supercharging business unit.
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EVs Hit a Rough Patch

Jan. 29, 2024
Wondering where demand is at right now for electric vehicles? Check out this Times & Trends commentary.

Ford and Xcel Energy Plan to Team Up to Jointly Install 30,000 EV Chargers by 2030

Dec. 5, 2023
Starting in 2024, the 30x30 program will be available in Colorado and Wisconsin. Ford and Xcel will seek opportunities for expansion in future states within Xcel's territory over...

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