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Peter Johnson is covering the auto industry’s step-by-step transformation to electric vehicles. He is an experienced investor, financial writer, and EV enthusiast. His enthusiasm for electric vehicles, primarily Tesla, is a significant reason he pursued a career in investments. If he isn’t telling you about his latest 10K findings, you can find him enjoying the outdoors or exercising. For questions or comments, you can email him at You can also follow him on Twitter @EVPeteJohnson.

Ford CEO says battery supply is EV production constraint while 140kWh F-150s roll off the line


Ford CEO Jim Farley emphasized the necessity of building out a supply chain in the US for critical battery minerals, calling it the constraint to accelerating EV production. Meanwhile, the American automaker continues manufacturing massive batteries, upwards of 140 kWh, for its full-size electric truck, the F-150 Lightning. Imagine how many EVs could be produced by making smaller, more efficient models. Perhaps like an electric Maverick?

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This startup just launched an ‘affordable’ fully electric smart RV based on the Ford E-Transit


Who says you can’t adventure in style with zero emissions and at a reasonable price? Grounded, a Detroit-based electric RV startup, launched the first fully customizable smart electric RV, the Grounded G1, on Thursday; it’s based on the Ford E-Transit. And the best part is that the electric RV is offered at an affordable price through its subscription model, with deliveries expected to begin in April.

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How BMW is using NVIDIA Omniverse to virtually produce its next-gen EVs


BMW is already manufacturing its next-generation all-electric Neue Klasse (new class) vehicles two years ahead of the launch of series production – virtually at least. Using NVIDIA’s advanced virtual computing platform, BMW revealed this week it has opened the world’s first entirely virtual factor in the NVIDIA Omniverse to produce its Neue Klasse EVs.

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Africa’s waste industry just got a whole lot cleaner with its first electric garbage truck


Africa received its first heavy-duty commercial electric truck this past week, a Volvo Trucks FE Electric garbage truck (waste collector). The electric garbage truck will be the first fully electric heavy-duty truck from a global manufacturer to begin operation in Africa, marking a significant milestone as we move closer toward a sustainable transportation industry globally.

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