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Hypercraft CEO, Jake Hawksworth, Inspires UVU Entrepreneurs

UVU recently welcomed Jake Hawksworth, Founder and CEO of Hypercraft, to the Reed and Christine Halladay Entrepreneurship Lecture Series. With a rich background in small businesses, he shared his 17-year journey from Skinz Protective Gear to J Mark Brands and finally to Hypercraft, where he is working to disrupt the EV propulsion industry. Stressing the […]

Hypercraft Appoints New President

Hypercraft, an electric powertrain manufacturing and engineering company with operations in California and Utah, has appointed former Maersk executive Brian Bowers as president. Bowers, who has more than 24 years of business development experience, will support the growth and demand from global OEMs and the aftermarket, the company said, while working closely with co-founder and […]

New Zealand Surpasses 50% Electric Vehicle Adoption in December 2023

New Zealand has achieved a remarkable milestone with over 50% penetration of electric vehicles (EVs) in December 2023. Changes in government regulations, specifically the “ute tax,” have triggered an unprecedented rush in EV purchases. In December, 4,455 battery electric vehicles were registered, with the MG4 and Nissan LEAF leading the pack. Notably, plug-in hybrids also […]

Milan’s Electric Horizon: Set to Deploy 153 Electric Buses for Sustainable Mobility

IVECO BUS is set to deliver 153 electric buses to Milan, Italy’s public transport company (ATM), marking a crucial move towards sustainable urban mobility. Valued at over 120 million euros, this contract is integral to ATM’s plan to transition its entire urban fleet to 1,200 electric buses by 2026. The deal includes 153 40-foot electric […]

Navigating the Winter Chill: Electrify America’s Five Essential Tips for Cold Weather EV Charging

As winter blankets the landscape, and after a stellar year of record-breaking EV sales, a growing number of electric vehicle (EV) owners embark on a unique challenge — getting ready to tackle the ins and outs of charging in cold weather. Electrify America, the go-to charging network, has five crucial tips to ensure this winter […]

Hypercraft Featured on Enthusiasts in Motorsport For Mental Health

EV Corvette

As showcased in a recent article from Motorsports for Mental Health, Hypercraft took center stage in the FutureTech Studio at this year’s SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV.  “Hypercraft … had a massive stand showing off a lot of their products. They create all the major components needed in a EV project including battery packs, […]

Ford Pro and Xcel Energy Team Up for 30,000 EV Charging Ports in U.S. by 2030

EV Charging Station

Ford Pro, the business arm of Ford Motor Company, is teaming up with Xcel Energy, a major utility company, to launch a program called 30×30. The initiative aims to deploy 30,000 electric vehicle (EV) charging ports across the U.S. by 2030.  The collaboration will target Xcel’s 450,000 business customers with fleet operations, facilitating their transition […]