Articles by tag: Electric Vehicle

Positioning the U.S. in the Electric Vehicle Market Requires the Development of a Domestic Supply Chain

Recent trends in the automotive industry are indicating that there’s a significant pivot towards electric vehicles (EVs), driven by global sustainability goals and technological advancements. As nations around the world race to dominate the growing EV market, the United States faces a crucial challenge: building a robust, domestic EV supply chain. From mining rare…

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Consumer Education is Central, if the U.S. Wants to Lead Electric Vehicle Innovation

The global competition in the electric vehicle (EV) sector is intensifying and U.S. manufacturers are focusing on innovative strategies just to stay ahead. The key to achieving this effort is educating consumers about the benefits of EVs and fostering collaborations between industries and governments. These initiatives aim to make EVs more accessible and affordable,…

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Electric Vehicles are Fueling a Change in Battery Technology and the Energy Sector

This rapid growth and use of electric vehicles (EVs) is not just revolutionizing the automotive industry; it’s poised to transform how we store and use energy on a grand scale. As companies like Tesla demonstrate the viability of EVs through advanced battery technology, a significant technological spillover into grid-level energy storage is beginning to…

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The Complete EV Charging Portfolio: InCharge Energy’s Tailored Solutions for Every Dealership Need

As the auto industry shifts towards electric vehicles (EVs), InCharge Energy is leading the way in equipping auto dealerships with advanced EV charging infrastructure and management solutions. This video showcases how InCharge Energy’s comprehensive offerings, including a wide range of EV chargers and the InControl Charge Management Software, are transforming dealership operations. Dealerships can…

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EV Drivers Need to Be InControl in Preparation for Cold Weather

As electric vehicle (EV) owners prepare for winter, how can they ensure their vehicles remain fully charged and ready to face cold weather conditions without constant supervision?  Russell Schmidt, Vice President of Digital Products at InCharge Energy, offers some clarity into how their proprietary charge management software, InControl, not only addresses range anxiety in…

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Texas’ Recent EV Mandate is a Plus For Tesla. Will it Make Charging Easier to Access for EV Drivers?

As electric vehicles (EVs) gain traction the concept of the EV mandate will follow. The question isn’t just about the cars themselves, but the infrastructure supporting them. Two weeks ago, Texas mandated specifying that in order for electric vehicle charging companies to get federal funds, they must have Tesla’s charging technology at their charging…

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Will free EV ride share services drive EV sales? Probably not, say experts

The benefits of electric vehicles (EVs) are well-known: Compared to traditional diesel and petrol cars, they are less harmful to the environment. And because they contain fewer parts, they are also cheaper to maintain. It is no wonder, then, that countries around the world are pushing for the adoption of EVs. From a federal tax…

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Rentex Welcomes the Powerful Panasonic PT-RQ18 Laser Projectors!
June 23, 2024

More Panasonic PT-RQ18 laser projectors with cages have just arrived at Rentex. As the exclusive subrental provider of the RQ18, Rentex offers this state-of-the-art projector, known for its 16,000 lumens at 208v and 15,000 lumens at 110v. The PT-RQ18 is the smallest and lightest 16,000 lm 3-Chip DLP™ 4K projector in its class, delivering unparalleled…

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Rentex Unveils Jands DMX Controllers and Cases for Rental!
June 23, 2024

Rentex has just added the cutting-edge Jands DMX controllers and sturdy cases to their rental lineup. These high-performance controllers deliver precise lighting control, perfect for making any event unforgettable. The durable cases ensure your gear stays protected, ready to perform wherever your gig takes you. Rentex continues to provide top-tier AV equipment for all professional…

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Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K Monitor Gets the Royal Treatment!
June 22, 2024

One of the Panasonic TH-55EQ2 4K monitors is currently undergoing a meticulous quality check at Rentex. This 55″ professional display features 4K Ultra HD resolution, ensuring stunning image clarity and color accuracy. The Rentex team ensures the monitor meets all performance standards and is in perfect condition for its next rental. This process underscores Rentex’s…

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Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera: QC, Process, and Storage
June 22, 2024

The Rentex team is conducting a thorough quality check on the Panasonic UC4000 4K ENG Camera, ensuring it meets our high standards. This comprehensive process includes checking for any necessary repairs and optimizing the camera’s performance. Once maintenance is complete, the camera will be meticulously stored, ready for its next rental. Rentex’s commitment to quality…

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Travelers Seek EV Charging at Hotels and Resorts. Is It Time for Hoteliers to Invest in Infrastructure?
March 7, 2023

How are hotels and resorts responding to the adoption of EVs, which hit roughly 10% of the global market in 2022? There is a lot of opportunity for the hospitality industry to increase EV charging at hotels and resorts, and give travelers another reason to seek their establishment out over the competition. Business and…

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New Battery Technology Could Make EVs Cheaper and Faster to Produce
November 29, 2022

Companies in UK and the US are racing to find new breakthroughs in electrochemistry that don’t rely on China’s resources to create battery technology. As China currently holds 75% of the world’s cobalt refining capacity and 59% of its lithium processing capacity, new methods leveraging sulphur and sodium could make batteries significantly cheaper and…

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A $6 Billion Jolt for U.S. EV Supply Chains
November 23, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Stay on top of the electric car revolution by signing up to our Hyperdrive newsletter here. President Biden finally signed his $550 billion bipartisan infrastructure bill into law last week, and among the goodies was $6 billion in federal grants for companies making batteries or processing materials for the components they use. For…

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Tax Incentives for the Trucking Industry Will Speed Up Clean Driving Adoption
October 18, 2021

Keypoints: Oregon Senator Ron Wyden introduced a proposal for major tax incentives for clean driving adoption. Daimler Trucks could reap major benefits from the incentive, with an EV that can travel 200 miles. Lynn Lyon supports tax incentives for companies to adopt electric vehicles. Commentary: This year Oregon Senator Ron Wyden proposed a major…

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Is Our EV Infrastructure Ready for Mass Maintenance?
September 10, 2021

With investments in EV infrastructure at scale to meet the U.S.’s goal of 50% of automotive sales being EVs by 2030, how should technology providers prepare for mass maintenance and repair workflows for this new charging infrastructure? We sourced perspectives from Desmond Wheatley, President & CEO of BEAM, to share his thoughts on the decentralized…

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Volkswagen Strengthens Hold in US Vehicle Market with EV Push
July 16, 2021

After establishing a confident market share in Europe and commanding over 20% of the market in China, Volkswagen is hoping to finally make a splash in the one market it can’t quite seem to get a hold on – the US. Its strategy? Placing even more confidence in its EV future. That confidence is coming…

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More Charging Stations Set to Hit US Roadways
July 16, 2021

If you drive an electric vehicle, get ready for some good news – more charging stations are coming nationwide. Electrify America, which originally saw the EPA and CARB force carmaker Volkswagen to spend $2 billion on electric vehicle charging across America, has now ballooned into the largest charging network in the United States. The new…

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Transportation Trends Pushing OEMs into New Mobility Territory
July 13, 2021

“You have the ability to include an array of new technologies into vehicles, which changes the dynamics, not only of how you’re manufacturing the vehicles but how it’s positioned in the market.” On this episode of MarketScale TV, Voice of B2B Daniel Litwin guides us through a state of the industry for transportation and auto…

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Ford Unveils the Electric F-150, Aims to Shake up the EV Market
May 21, 2021

(Bloomberg) — Linda Zhang, chief engineer of Ford Motor Co.’s new electric F-150 pickup, steers a 3-ton rig onto a test track at the automaker’s suburban Detroit proving grounds and mashes the accelerator. In about four seconds, she says, “We’re at 60” miles per hour. Then, a heartbeat later as the G-forces bear down, “We’re…

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