Biden praises South Korean battery maker deal as win for U.S. electric vehicle push

President Joe Biden during remarks on the American Jobs Plan in the South Court Auditorium at the Eisenhower Executive Office Building on April 7, 2021.

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President Joe Biden on Sunday declared the settlement between two Korean battery makers a victory for U.S. efforts to build a strong supply chain for electric vehicles in order to create clean energy jobs and curb climate change.

The settlement over a trade secrets dispute between LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation will allow two plants in Georgia to move forward with plans to produce

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Gaffney man dies in single-vehicle crash when vehicle hits tree, coroner says


Gaffney man dies in single-vehicle crash when vehicle hits tree, coroner says

Landon Perry Seals died at the scene

A Gaffney man died Monday morning when his vehicle hit a tree, according to the Cherokee County Coroner Dennis Fowler.Fowler said Landon Perry Seals, 26, was driving along Draytonville Road about 8 a.m. Fowler said the vehicle ran off the right side of the roadway in

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Oklahoma man dies after struck by vehicle on Grady County highway overnight

GRADY COUNTY, Okla. (KFOR) – An Anadarko man was trying to load a vehicle onto a car dolly overnight in Grady County when he was struck by another vehicle and killed.

Artemio Moreno, 77, was pronounced dead at the scene of the accident on Oklahoma Highway 37, within a mile east of County Road 2860 and two miles east of Minco, according to an Oklahoma Highway Patrol news release.

A 2007 Chevy Impala was parked in Highway 37’s westbound lane. Moreno was trying to load the

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3 children, mother killed after vehicle overturns in water-filled ditch

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) A mother and her three young children were killed in a head-on car crash along Pear Street in St. Joseph Friday night, according to authorities and a family member on the scene.

St. Joseph Police said the crash occurred in the 2900 block of Pear St. around 11 p.m Friday. Two cars crashed head-on sending one of the cars off the road and into a ditched filled with water, police said.

A 22-year-old mother and three of her children were killed as a result of the accident.

“Anytime children lose their lives it’s terrible,” Sgt. James Tonn

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Electric Vehicle Power: America Needs to Build Faster Charging Stations

Ford Motor Co.’s slick, new electric sleigh, the Mustang Mach-E, can be plugged into a standard electrical outlet like a 4,500-pound toaster. It’s a pragmatic trick, but not much more than that. It takes the machine 10 hours to draw enough juice to travel 30 miles. Anyone riding the silent pony further than the local coffee shop will probably need an upgraded outlet.

Americans will need 26 million new charging outlets installed at their homes and apartment buildings over the next decade, requiring some $39 billion in investments, if the country’s auto industry is going to go entirely

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Massachusetts vehicle inspection system down another week

BOSTON (AP) — The Massachusetts motor vehicle inspection system is expected to remain down for another week, prompting state officials to give drivers with expired March stickers a grace period to obtain an up-to-date sticker, officials said.

The Registry of Motor Vehicles announced late Friday that a malware attack March 30 on the vendor for the system, Applus Technologies, isn’t expected to be fixed until April 17.

“The RMV will hold the vendor accountable for this disruption and is working with Applus to restore services as soon as possible,” the registry said in a statement. “Applus has indicated that their

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