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Peter Johnson

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 Peter@electrek.co. You can also follow him on Twitter @EVPeteJohnson.

Today

Porsche is announcing today a new partnership with Cherry Street Energy to build a microgrid solar panel microgrid at One Porsche Drive in Atlanta.

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Chinese EV maker Li Auto (LI) reported Q2 earnings, falling short of both Wall St. delivery targets and earnings estimates. The EV maker delivered 28,687 units of its flagship model, the Li ONE.

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August 12

Since launching in 2011, Gogoro (GGR) has grown into an EV battery swap leader.
Gogoro released its Q2 earnings results yesterday, signaling a cautious but optimistic road ahead in the second half of 2022.

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On its Q2 earnings call yesterday, Rivian gave us a glimpse into what we can expect from its newest R2 platform. Rivian is burning through cash as its ramps production of its flagship R1T EV truck model.

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Electric pickup truck maker, Rivian (RIVN), released its highly anticipated Q2 earnings yesterday, confirming a $1.7 billion loss as the EV maker races the competition towards profitability.

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August 11

According to new forecasts, the lithium market is expected to double by 2030 as soaring EV demand accelerates.

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Global EV charging company Wallbox continues building momentum as the company reveals solid Q2 numbers and two new acquisitions in the quarter. With several tailwinds boosting the EV charging industry, Wallbox believes its success will continue.

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Lion Electric, a leading commercial EV maker, is hosting several US leaders to preview its upcoming Joliet manufacturing facility in Illinois and discuss domestic manufacturing investments. The event is the second time prominent congressional leaders joined Lion Electric at its new manufacturing facility.

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EV startup Arrival reported its Q2 earnings this morning, announcing several significant milestones. The UK-based EV company says it will begin production of its highly-anticipated EV van in Bicester this quarter.

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August 10

Hyundai Motor Company has announced it will be using BorgWarner’s integrated drive module (iDM) for a new small electric (EV) model.

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At the 2022 JP Morgan Auto Conference yesterday, General Motors (GM) EVP and CFO Paul Jacobson talked about scaling EV production and said the company is hitting an inflection point.

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SparkCharge, the world’s first mobile EV charging company, welcomed President Biden at the Chips and Science Act signing Ceremony yesterday.

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Ford and DTE Energy are taking a massive step in the fight against climate change. The automaker and Detroit-based energy company DTE Energy are announcing today a new clean energy agreement, the largest of its kind.

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August 9

A new quest is underway due to the melting ice caps in Greenland. The world’s richest billionaires, including Jeff Bezos, Bill Gates, and Michael Bloomberg, are funding a campaign to search for resources critical to the EV industry and climate change.

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The US’s most extensive public fast charging network, EVgo, reported Q2 earnings today, reflecting strong growth on the heels of soaring EV demand.

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Jaguar Land Rover is another automaker investing heavily to gain market share with its EVs. The company is announcing that it’s opening a new testing facility for its advanced electric vehicles.

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Ford is reopening orders for existing reservation holders on its wildly popular F-150 Lightning EV truck – the new models will feature an upgraded standard range, new colors, and more. There are also some expected yet significant price increases.

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August 8

Luxury German automaker Mercedes-Benz is launching the Mercedes EQ experience, an immersive EV training program to deepen employee knowledge. The program aims to energize, educate, and electrify Mercedes team members around its new EV sub-brand.

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One of the largest global automakers, Stellantis, posted its first-half earnings for 2022. Stellantis’s electrification strategy is paying off so far as it takes second place globally in BEV and low emission vehicle (LEV) sales.

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Ford EV summit
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Ford is co-hosting a CEO summit today along with several major US chipmakers to discuss how they can address the chip shortage holding back the EV industry.

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