May 15, 2022 - 03:53 pm

Posco invests in ProLogium’s solid-state batteries

The South Korean steel group Posco has entered into a cooperation with the Taiwanese solid-state battery cell manufacturer ProLogium. In addition to an undisclosed investment in ProLogium, the agreement provides for the joint development of components for ProLogium’s solid-state batteries.

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May 13, 2022 - 02:40 pm

Forsee Power opens battery assembly in France

French battery manufacturer Forsee Power has opened its production site in Poitiers. The Poitiers plant has five assembly lines for e-bus batteries with a production capacity of 1 GWh, equivalent to more than 2,500 bus batteries per year.

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May 12, 2022 - 02:37 pm

Northvolt granted funding for German plant

Northvolt is to recieve European funding for its battery factory in Germany. In Berlin, the German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Robert Habeck officially handed over notification of IPCEI funding (Important Projects of Common European Interest) to Northvolt.

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May 12, 2022 - 02:08 pm

BMW rumoured to use round cells for the New Class

Shortly after BMW boss Oliver Zipse confirmed that the new New Class platform planned for 2025 will first be used in the 3 Series segment and probably exclusively in purely electric mode, the next strategic shift is now on the horizon: According to a report, BMW could switch to round cells for the battery.

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May 11, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Farasis presents ‘Ultra High Power’ battery cells

Farasis Energy is expanding its fourth generation of battery cells for electric vehicles with a variant called Ultra High Power, which, according to the manufacturer, achieves a fast charging time of less than 15 minutes – while maintaining a high energy density of 300 Wh/kg.

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May 10, 2022 - 01:57 pm

Green Lithium to refine lithium in the UK

The lithium processing company Green Lithium has published plans to build the UK’s first lithium refinery in the north of England. For the project, the company is cooperating with the raw materials trader Trafigura.

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May 10, 2022 - 01:48 pm

Sodium-ion batteries progress in Sweden and the USA

Sodium-ion batteries are moving forward. In Sweden, Altris has announced its first industrial-scale cathode material production facility. Over in the USA, a project for the production of sodium-ion batteries is also becoming concrete with the collaboration of Natron Energy and Clarios.

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May 9, 2022 - 03:15 pm

Tesla finds new nickel supply with Vale

Tesla lists all its direct suppliers of battery materials for the first time in its current sustainability report. In addition to already known contracts for supplies of nickel, lithium and cobalt, it is now officially confirmed for the first time that Tesla has concluded a long-term supply contract for nickel with the mining company Vale.

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May 4, 2022 - 04:09 pm

Bitterfeld-Wolfen is cancelling contract with Farasis

The planned battery cell factory of Daimler partner Farasis Energy in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt) is probably not going to happen. According to a media report, Bitterfeld-Wolfen has terminated the urban development contract with Farasis Energy Europe. The company has confirmed the move – but the connection has not been completely cut.

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May 3, 2022 - 04:48 pm

NGen to set up EV supply chain in Canada

Next Generation Manufacturing Canada (NGen), a network of private and public sector organizations working together to bolster advanced manufacturing in Canada, has announced a series of new innovation projects to support the emissions-free vehicle manufacturing ecosystem in Canada.

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May 2, 2022 - 03:57 pm

KTM and H2X to develop chassis for light duty EVs

Australian fuel cell vehicle developer H2X collaborates with KTM Technologies, part of Austrian motorcycle manufacturer KTM, to develop a lightweight, low-cost vehicle chassis. The “origami chassis” will form the basis for a range of light trucks, vans and pickup trucks.

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May 2, 2022 - 02:59 pm

QuantumScape tests making 16-layer solid-state cells

Solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape announced progress in a letter to shareholders. For example, QuantumScape has produced a 16-layer solid-state cell capable of 500 charge cycles and increased separator film production. Recently, QuantumScape also signed a deal with a third major automaker.

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May 1, 2022 - 05:28 pm

SK On to work on Korean battery standards

In Korea, SK On –the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation – has signed a ‘Business Agreement on Establishing Standards for EV Battery Status and Valuation’ with the Korea Automotive Inspection and Warranty Association (KAIWA).

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Apr 28, 2022 - 04:36 pm

Eve Energy to build 50 GWh battery plant in Chengdu

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Eve Energy, whose customers include BMW, is planning a new production facility with a capacity of 50 GWh per year in Chengdu. The new factory, which will also include a research institute, will be built in two phases with 20 GWh and 30 GWh respectively.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 01:52 pm

Farasis announces new direct Li-Ion recycling process

The Chinese battery manufacturer and Daimler partner Farasis Energy says it has developed and validated a sustainable direct recycling process for lithium-ion batteries. The crystalline structure of the cathode material is to be preserved, which enables a cost- and energy-saving reuse of the material.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 01:32 pm

ACC places major cathode order with Umicore

Materials technology and recycling group Umicore and the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) battery cell joint venture between Stellantis, Total and Mercedes-Benz have signed a long-term supply agreement for cathode materials in Europe.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 04:17 pm

Leapmotor to install batteries directly in chassis

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Leapmotor has announced its first production model with cell-to-chassis technology, in which the battery is integrated into the vehicle body. The Leapmotor C01 electric sedan is scheduled to hit the Chinese market before the end of the second quarter of 2022.

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Apr 26, 2022 - 03:20 pm

Twaice closes $30 million financing round

The battery analytics company Twaice has secured additional Series B funding of 30 million US dollars from investor Coatue and existing investors. The Munich-based company plans to use the money to further develop its platform and open new locations.

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