LG Chem plans to invest 6 trillion South Korean won ($5.3 billion) in battery materials by 2025, including efforts in anode materials, separation membranes, cathode binders, radiant adhesives and carbon nanotubes. LG Chem’s goal is to grow into the world’s largest comprehensive battery materials company, and to become the world’s number-one supplier of anodes. A
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Trucks are beasts on the road, and when they are involved in an accident, they tend to cause a lot of damage. The devastating results of these accidents make them a major concern for any road user. It is important to know the leading causes of these accidents and the right action to take as
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Mercedes-Benz will offer a Maybach-enhanced version of an upcoming electric crossover related to the EQS hatchback. The automaker released a teaser shot of the Maybach EQS crossover during a presentation on Thursday outlining its electric-vehicle strategy for the coming decade—a strategy that will include a switch to a full-electric lineup by 2030. We’ve already spotted
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Today, we’re opening up a bit of discussion and would love for you to drop us a line below in the comments. With the race for bigger batteries and longer-range cars raging on, we want to stop for a moment and conside ’how much range do I need?’  What do we mean by range?  So let’s just make sure we’re all on the
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Mercedes-Benz has announced the acquisition of YASA, a manufacturer of electric drive technology. YASA will operate as a subsidiary of Mercedes-Benz, but will continue to operate from its headquarters in Oxford, England. YASA will provide electric motors for Mercedes-Benz’s AMG.EA electric platform, while continuing to supply existing automotive supercar customers. YASA says its proprietary axial-flux
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Today’s detailed video presentation of Mercedes-Benz’s electrification strategy included details about two of the automaker’s sub-brands going electric. We’re talking about Mercedes-Maybach and Mercedes-Benz G-Class—yes, the G-Wagen has been promoted to a sub-brand recently. Taking them one at a time, we now know that the coveted Maybach badge will be applied to the EQS SUV, making
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Driving in rainy conditions presents all kinds of risks, but one you probably haven’t considered before relates to manhole covers. While manhole covers should be secured to the road, they can sometimes get displaced by water and that’s exactly what happened in Hungary recently, badly damaging a Fiat Punto. Watch Also: Overconfident Driver Adds To
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For the past few years, the glamorous WasteExpo trade show has featured presentations and discussions of battery-electric trucks. Transport Dive reports that this year, there were several models on display, and one available for test drives. Manufacturers of electric refuse trucks at the show included Peterbilt, Battle Motors and Rubicon. Various cities around the world
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It’s a Bull Market After a year of on-and-off lockdowns and a bear market that saw some of the biggest losses on Wall Street since the 2008 financial crisis, the economy has come roaring back with a vengeance. In particular, the used car market has seen a complete reversal to the 2019-2020 slowdowns so far
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