Global expansion for self-driving...

🤖Global expansion for self-driving...

Just a friendly reminder that the EV Charging Infrastructure Conference and Exhibition 2024 is about one week out. Check out this Tuesday’s edition of Mobility EVo, featuring news on:

  • Mullen signs an agreement with NAFG

  • Zongmu eyes global expansion for self-driving EV ‘power bank’

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  • Vice President Harris announces more than $100 million to support American auto workers

  • Volvo Car USA and Canada sales of electric and hybrid models accounted for a 32.8 percent share

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  1. The National Auto Fleet Group will facilitate fleet vehicle purchasing for state and local government and educational institutions, offering Mullen's all-electric commercial vehicles with up to $45,000 cash vouchers at purchase.

  2. Zongmu Technology aims to commercialize FlashBot, an electric-vehicle charging robot with L4 autonomous driving capability and a 104 kWh capacity, addressing the global demand for charging infrastructure, with plans for expansion overseas and initial launch in tier one cities in China.

  3. Vice President Harris announces over $100 million in funding for American auto workers and small auto suppliers, building on the Administration’s investments that attracted $170 billion in electric vehicle and battery manufacturing, creating over 250,000 jobs, with more than 20 auto and battery plants announced.

  4. April sales for Volvo Car USA and Canada totaled 11,814 vehicles, marking a 12.3% increase from the previous year, with electrified models comprising 32.8% of sales, led by significant growth in plug-in hybrid sales in the US and setting a company record in Canada.

  5. In Tokyo's Kioichō business district, Audi's first charging hub outside Europe offers four fast-charging points with up to 150 kW capacity, catering to electric car drivers of all brands and supported by a battery storage unit to minimize grid impact.

  6. Rivian plans to enhance its Normal, IL plant's capacity to produce its midsized SUV, R2, utilizing an $827M incentive package from the State of Illinois, alongside investments in infrastructure and workforce training programs.

  7. In April 2024, XPENG achieved a 33% year-on-year increase in vehicle deliveries, totaling 9,393 Smart EVs, with the X9 MPV reaching nearly 10,000 cumulative deliveries since its launch in January.

  8. Expanding its electromobility business, Rheinmetall secures two major orders for its innovative plug-and-play heat pump solution from clients specializing in electric bus retrofits and off-road electric vehicles.

  9. Loosening rules under the 2022 Inflation Reduction Act, the U.S. government adjusts electric vehicle tax credits, with values ranging from $3,750 to $7,500 for new EVs and $4,000 for used ones, aiming to boost EV demand to meet a goal of half of all new vehicle sales being electric by 2030. 

  10. Alto, a Dallas-based ride-hailing company, is rolling out its first electric vehicle fleet, starting with 12 Kia EV-9s, with plans to add another 100 electric vehicles in Dallas by the end of the year, aiming to lead the industry in green fleets.

  11. Construction is underway on a test bed in Indiana to develop wireless charging for electric vehicles traveling at highway speeds, led by Purdue University engineers and the Indiana Department of Transportation.

  12. The wide-ranging pact signed between the French government and the automotive industry sets ambitious targets for electric vehicle sales, aiming for a fourfold increase in 100% EV sales to 800,000 per year by 2027, along with a sixfold increase for electric light commercial vehicles to 100,000 per year.

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