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Electric Drive Report - September 6, 2022

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September 6, 2022
Honda Motor, LG Energy to build $4.4 bln U.S. EV battery plant
Toyota Motor to invest $5.3 bln in Japan, U.S. for EV battery supply
This Remote Mine Could Foretell the Future of America’s Electric Car Industry
New York Times
The electric vehicle boom could bring lithium mines back to North Carolina
This September, Reuters Events is uniting OEM, Fleet and Trucking leaders advocating for a greener future. The C-suite speaker line-up will discuss EV strategy, battery optimization, charging infrastructure and much more. OEMs attend free. Showcase your efforts to a net-zero future and register today.
Fourteen Model Year 2022 Light-Duty Electric Vehicle Models Have a Driving Range of 300 Miles or Greater
U.S. Department of Energy
Electric school buses are a no-brainer, yet decision-makers somehow still need educating
Biden-Harris Administration Establishes Bipartisan Infrastructure Law’s $335 Million Battery Recycling Programs
U.S. Department of Energy
BMW Starts Making Fuel-Cell Systems for Hydrogen Car Fleet
Autonomous delivery company Gatik wins new pilot program with Pitney Bowes in Dallas
Waymo to test autonomous Class 8 trucks in Arizona, Texas
Transport Dive
Self-driving Lyft rides to start soon in Austin
KVUE – Austin, Texas
Toyota and DOE look at how hydrogen fuel-cell tech could help the grid
Green Car Reports
S.Korea to raise concerns about EV credits, battery sourcing in U.S. visit

Global Clean Energy Action Forum

September 21-23, 2022
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA 
Hosted by the U.S. Department of Energy and Carnegie Mellon University
The DOE is hosting the Global Clean Energy Action Forum (GCEAF) September 21-23, 2022, in Pittsburgh. Directly following the UN General Assembly, the GCEAF will convene energy ministers from governments representing 90% of public investment in clean energy, industry leaders, tech innovators, investors, and international organizations.
Upcoming Events
September 8, 15, 22, 29 (virtual)
Reuters Auto & Transport Zero Emissions 2022
September 13-15th in Novi, MI
The Battery Show / Electric & Hybrid Vehicle Technology Expo
*EDTA President Genevieve Cullen will be speaking on a September 14th infrastructure panel
September 21-23rd in Pittsburgh, PA
Global Clean Energy Action Forum (GCEAF)

September 27-28th in Columbus, OH
Midwest Green Transportation Forum & Expo

October 18-19th in Detroit, MI
Reuters Automotive USA 2022
Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and
Joint Office of Energy & Transportation Announcements
List of State NEVI Planning Websites (via AFDC)

Joint Office Funds EV Collaboration with NASEO and AASHTO
Job Openings
U.S. Department of Energy - Vehicle Technologies Office