🚒 👮General Motors is starting up a new EV First Responder Training program. Materials will be available online and through in-person sessions throughout the US and Canada. Anyone who completes the training will receive a certificate from the Illinois Fire Service Institute.
🔋 🤑Northvolt, a European battery producer, has received $1.1B in funding from Volkswagen and Goldman Sachs. The company's first gigafactory has started commercial deliveries in Europe with a reported $55B in orders from businesses including Volvo, BMW, and VW.
🔌 📈Electrify America, an EV fast charging station network, has received a $450M investment from a collaboration between VW and the German tech giant Siemens. It is the first external investor for the EV charging provider and nets Siemens a minority shareholder stake.