Jan 19, 2022 - 11:58 am

Bosch & VW look to establish battery venture

The Volkswagen Group and Bosch want to examine the establishment of a European supplier to equip battery cell factories. This does not involve joint production of battery cells, but rather the development and construction of production facilities with which battery cells are manufactured.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 10:18 pm

Reliance takes over Faradion for £100 million

The British sodium-ion battery technology company Faradion has been bought up by Reliance New Energy Solar (RNES), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries. Reliance is to acquire 100% shareholding of Faradion for £100 million. In addition, RNES will also invest £25 million as growth capital to accelerate commercial rollout.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 02:03 pm

India promotes domestic battery cell production

Ten companies have applied for an Indian government programme to promote the domestic production of battery cells, with plans for factories with a total capacity of 130 GWh – significantly more than the 50 GWh planned by India’s government.

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Jan 18, 2022 - 12:25 pm

BYD & FAW plan new battery plant in China

According to Chinese media, BYD and FAW are planning a production facility for electric car batteries with an annual capacity of 45 GWh in north-eastern China. A joint venture has apparently already been established, but official confirmation is still pending.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 04:57 pm

Toshiba presents new 20 Ah LTO cell

Toshiba is expanding its SCiB range with the new 20 Ah HP lithium-ion battery cell. The new lithium titanium oxide cell is said to be suitable for a wider range of applications than the predecessor model – for example in buses, but also plug-in hybrid cars.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 01:47 pm

Freyr & Aleees launch LFP joint venture

The Norwegian battery company Freyr and Aleees, a Taiwanese manufacturer of LFP cathode materials, have agreed to establish a joint venture. The planned joint venture is to build an LFP cathode factory in the Nordic region.

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Jan 12, 2022 - 01:28 pm

Microvast and FPT to supply batteries to Iveco Bus

Microvast, together with FPT Industrial, will supply the complete battery system for a new electric city and intercity bus from Iveco Bus. The Iveco Bus Crossway LE Electric is expected to be unveiled later this year, with first deliveries possible from mid-2023.

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Jan 11, 2022 - 01:11 pm

Veolia to build battery recycling plant in the UK

The French waste management company Veolia has announced its first electric vehicle battery recycling plant in the UK. The factory in Minworth in the West Midlands is to have enough capacity to process 20% of the UK’s end of life electric vehicle batteries by 2024.

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Jan 10, 2022 - 05:12 pm

CALB plans to hit the stock market

The Chinese battery manufacturer CALB (China Lithium Battery Technology) is planning its IPO in Hong Kong. In doing so, CALB wants to raise about one billion US dollars – currently about 880 million euros – to finance further growth.

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Jan 7, 2022 - 12:08 pm

Holcim & Magment cooperate on inductive charging

Building materials producer Holcim has entered into a strategic partnership with German startup Magment. The aim of the cooperation is to improve Magment’s magnetisable concrete technology for road surfaces, which can be used to wirelessly charge electric vehicles while driving.

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Jan 7, 2022 - 12:01 pm

SVOLT lays foundation for new battery plant in China

Battery cell manufacturer SVOLT has laid the foundation stone for a new battery factory in China. The factory in Yancheng in the Chinese province of Jiangsu is scheduled to go into operation in the first half of 2023 and will have an annual capacity of 22.3 gigawatt-hours.

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Jan 5, 2022 - 02:57 pm

Ideanomics invests in battery specialist InoBat

Ideanomics, a Chinese-US fintech and sustainable transport company based in New York has invested in the Slovakian battery specialist InoBat. The investment sum has not been disclosed but the sum should support the completion of InoBat’s R&D centre and pilot battery plant in Voderady, Slovakia, by the end of 2022.

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Jan 5, 2022 - 02:33 pm

SVOLT presents new LFP battery cell

SVOLT presented its new product category from the lithium iron phosphate battery cell family at a company event. The cell variant with LiFePO4 cell chemistry is expected to be produced from the third quarter of 2022.

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Jan 4, 2022 - 03:33 pm

Vulcan Energy secures mining rights in Germany

Vulcan Energy Resources has secured five new licences in the Upper Rhine Graben. In addition to an extraction licence for geothermal energy, Vulcan is expanding its previous exploration area for geothermal energy extraction and lithium by 325 square kilometres with four new exploration licences.

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Jan 4, 2022 - 01:48 pm

LG Chem announces new cathode plant

LG Chem will invest 475.4 billion won (about 354 million euros) in a cathode materials plant, according to the Korean Ministry of Trade. Construction of the plant with a planned annual capacity of 60,000 tonnes in the South Korean city of Gumi is to begin this month.

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Jan 3, 2022 - 11:57 am

CALB to build battery plant in Europe

The Chinese battery manufacturer CALB (China Lithium Battery Technology) is now also planning a factory in Europe. An annual capacity of 20 GWh is planned. There is no further information on the location and timetable so far – but Germany seems to be in the running.

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Jan 2, 2022 - 12:55 pm

Batteries are now being produced at Northvolt

Northvolt has started up its Ett factory in Skellefteå, Sweden, with the production of the first battery cell. Northvolt says the first prismatic cell was manufactured there on 28 December. The first deliveries to customers are scheduled for 2022.

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