From trying to drive an electric car at higher altitudes than ever before, to BMW’s 2025 battery deal with CATL, to various Lucid news and Tesla news, here’s a collection of electric car stories you’ve missed.
LG Energy Solution battery enhances the successful attempt for the highest height achieved in the Guinness World Records® electric car
“LG Energy Solution (LGES; KRX: 373220) has become a part of history [last week]whom Rainer Zietlow, world record driver, hit another world record with an electric car powered by LGES batteries. Zietlow and her Challenge 4 team appointed new GUINEAS WORLD RECORDS® The name of the highest altitude obtained in electric cars by driving the extinct Uturuncu volcano BoliviaReaches a height of 5816 meters.
“The car chosen by the team is equipped with Volkswagen ID.4 GTX LGES battery cells and modules that use high energy density for long-distance driving, high-speed charging and even driving at high altitudes.
“Zietlow successfully broke the previous record 18 Mayand was officially awarded GUINEAS WORLD RECORDS® in the certificate La Paz, Bolivia about May 23. Earlier, in 2021, Zietlow won the title of the longest uninterrupted travel by electric car in a country, passing through the United States with VW ID.4.
Nicolas Minbiole replaced Peter Hochholdinger to oversee Lucid’s production quality
“Business Insider Sources familiar with the changes say Lucid Motors is changing the roles of two senior managers as the company seeks to address persistent quality issues that hinder production. Insider. ‘
“Peter Hochholdinger, Lucid’s vice president of production and long-time Audi veteran and former vice president of production at Tesla, will no longer control production quality. Nicolas Minbiole, vice president for global quality, will now monitor quality for production, suppliers and packaging to address sustainable supply and production problems, three sources with direct information said.
Lucid Motors is recalling the instrument panel of the glass cabin for the 1117 Lucid Air EV
“Lucid Motors has sent an email to some customers who have already purchased Lucid Air EVs regarding the new recall. This is especially true for ethernet cables for the Glass Cockpit instrument panel. Lucid Motors said the trailer was not properly maintained. This affects both the Dream Edition and Grand Touring models, but it’s hard to know how many are actually affected. The NHTSA website says the potential number of affected units is 1,117.
From the Lucid owner’s forum:
Tesla2.0 said: “I am at the Houston Service Center to troubleshoot my charging cable and show them a recall notice. I was told that it only affects a certain production batch, not my batch. So am I lucky? In the meantime, I’m enjoying the waiting room. “
Tesla 2022.16.0.2 software update brings better driving visuals, power forecasts and driver profiles
“New Driving Visualizations: Tesla synchronized driving visualization for both FSD Beta and non-FSD Beta car owners, as discussed above. The new driving visuals have improved the image of bicycles and motorcycles, and are particularly interesting, as some Tesla owners have tweeted. Tesla Oracle he says.
New bike schedule 👌 👌 pic.twitter.com/tpVLHSfhtx
– Dirty Tesla (@DirtyTesLa) May 23, 2022
Filling the house
Recharging electricity in America: people’s shopping, lunch, banking, etc. installation of chargers in places
“Electrify America, an electric charging company, is overcoming this problem by partnering with businesses such as Westfield Shopping Centers to locate ultra-fast charging stations for people to shop, dine, bank and more.”
Electrify America will more than double its ultra-fast charging stations in Bank of America’s financial centers
“Bank of America and Electrify America today announced plans to more than double the number of financial centers equipped with electric car (EV) filling stations by the end of 2023.
“Earlier this year, 172 Electrify America individual EV chargers were installed in 46 financial centers – a total of companies intend to reach more than 350 chargers in more than 90 financial centers by the end of 2023.”
Lloyd’s Register and partners present the Silk Alliance green corridor project
Lloyd’s Register Marine Carbonation Center and its partners are launching the Silk Alliance to develop the Green Corridor Cluster, starting with intra-Asian container trade.
“Lloyd’s Register Marine Carbonation Center is working with stakeholders from 11 leading cross-supply chains to develop a naval fuel transition strategy that could enable the creation of a high-scale Green Corridor Cluster.
“The Silk Alliance, created at the initiative of the Lloyd’s Register Marine Carbonation Center, brings together a group of different organizations whose cooperation can promote the decarbonization of the marine industry. These include MSC Shipmanagement Ltd., Pacific International Lines (Pte) Ltd (PIL), Wan Hai Lines, X-Press Feeders, Yang Ming Marine Transport Corp. includes shipowners such as; shipyard, Keppel Offshore & Marine Ltd (Keppel O&M); bunker logistics supplier, Singfar International; engine manufacturer, Wärtsilä; ship manager, Wilhelmsen Ship Management; and financial institutions, the Asian Development Bank and ING. “
HOUSE PRODUCTION NEWS
CATL said it would provide BMW with a cylindrical cell from 2025
“Chinese battery giant CATL said on Friday that from 2025, BMW will begin supplying cylindrical elements to power a new series of electric cars. The battery manufacturer has signed a contract with BMW, in which it is promoted as a supplier of cylindrical elements for the German carmaker, CATL said without elaborating.
BMW Group opens a new automated steel pressing unit at the Swindon plant
“The building has many environmental features, including collecting water from the roof to supply all non-drinking water supplies. There is also a system that uses the heat of the press hydraulics to heat the main hall. This, along with small touches such as LED lighting and long glass roof windows extending down from the center of the building, has a significant impact, creating a bright working environment, reducing dependence on artificial light and significantly contributing to energy saving and sustainability goals. . ”
The new study highlights the dynamics of reducing the weight of aluminum in electric cars with batteries
“Analysis between the three car segments studied shows that as the share of aluminum initially increases, the price of the car decreases. A new study commissioned by the Aluminum Association confirms that aluminum will continue to be a major player in the electric age as an economically attractive mass reduction tool that increases the performance and efficiency of battery-powered electric vehicles (BEVs). A study by FEV North America in Auburn Hills concludes that aluminum saves significant costs for automakers, as net zero priorities drive the development of vehicles, especially in high-volume applications.
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