Mar 24, 2023 - 11:51 am

LGES Arizona battery factory will be larger than planned

The battery factory that LG Energy Solution (LGES) is planning in Arizona will be significantly larger than previously communicated. The capacity for round cells is now higher, and an additional production facility for pouch cells with LFP cell chemistry is also to be built on the site.

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Mar 23, 2023 - 04:47 pm

Entek to build separator factory in Indiana

The US battery separator manufacturer Entek is investing 1.5 billion dollars in a new production facility in Terre Haute in the state of Indiana. The plant is scheduled to start operations between 2025 and 2027 and will supply separators for up to 1.6 million electric cars annually.

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Mar 23, 2023 - 03:39 pm

Cirba Solutions joins the battery belt in South Carolina

US battery recycler Cirba Solutions is investing $300 mn in a new recycling factory in South Carolina. The company, which counts GM among its customers, plans to start construction near Columbia in Richland County this year and begin operations by the end of 2024.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 03:10 pm

Unico introduces new EV battery testing platform

Unico, an EV test solution provider from Wisconsin, has launched its new Quantum Drive Platform. While the name is reminiscent of drive systems, it is in fact designed to help companies develop and validate batteries for electric vehicles and reduce installation costs and operating expenses.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 02:34 pm

Twaice & Vispiron open battery research lab in Munich

Munich-based battery analytics company Twaice has opened the Munich Battery Lab together with R&D service provider Vispiron Systems. The new battery lab is designed to analyse battery behaviour and optimise battery development. The focus is on testing lithium-ion batteries.

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Mar 22, 2023 - 02:28 pm

CATL kicks off Qilin battery production

Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has started mass production of its Qilin battery, according to Chinese media. This is the third generation of CATL’s cell-to-pack battery technology, which was unveiled in June 2022.

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Mar 21, 2023 - 11:07 am

EKPO secures new order for bipolar plates

EKPO, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, has received an order from a “global automotive manufacturer” to supply mass-produced bipolar plates for the latter’s future fuel cell system.

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Mar 20, 2023 - 11:19 am

Lithium de France raises €44 million

When it comes to extracting lithium for EV batteries from geothermal brine, Vulcan Energy Resources is getting competition from France. Lithium de France, a company founded in October 2020 and based in Bischwiller, Alsace, has announced the closing of a €44 million Series B financing round.

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Mar 17, 2023 - 12:41 pm

Designwerk presents new battery system generation

Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk is launching a new generation of its battery systems. The portfolio is growing by four models: New are battery systems with a capacity of 125 and 250 kilowatt hours and voltage options of 400 or 800 volts maximum each.

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Mar 17, 2023 - 10:51 am

Skoda to increase battery system production in 2023

Skoda will install another assembly line for MEB battery systems at its main plant in Mladá Boleslav this year, increasing production capacity to 1,500 units per day. The first assembly line went into operation there in May 2022.

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Mar 16, 2023 - 11:53 am

IBU-Tec spins off battery business

IBU-Tec Advanced Materials AG is responding to the increasing importance of the battery materials business and has founded IBUvolt Battery Materials GmbH. The wholly-owned subsidiary focuses on developing, producing and selling battery materials.

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Mar 15, 2023 - 02:50 pm

Koura signs supply deal with Ascend Elements

Ascend Elements will supply Koura with up to 5,000 tonnes of recycled lithium carbonate per year. Koura will use the recycled lithium carbonate in lithium-ion battery materials for the US and European markets, including lithium hexafluorophosphate (LiPF6), a key electrolyte salt.

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Mar 13, 2023 - 01:36 pm

LG & Panasonic rumoured to supply Tesla’s 4680 battery cells

According to an agency report, Panasonic and LG Energy Solution are to supply the 4680 cells for the Tesla Cybertruck. Apparently, this was not originally planned. Tesla is said to have not yet reached the targeted energy density with its own 4680 cells of the first generation.

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Mar 9, 2023 - 03:01 pm

ABTC to set up battery recycling facility in Nevada

The American Battery Technology Company (ABTC) has announced that it has entered into agreements to purchase a move-in-ready, commercial-scale battery recycling facility located in Nevada to expand operations of its lithium-ion battery recycling technologies.

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Mar 9, 2023 - 01:30 pm

Cabot to build battery centre in Germany

The US speciality chemicals company Cabot has announced the establishment of a technology centre in Germany. With the centre in Münster, Cabot wants to focus on technical cooperation with customers to accelerate the development of its battery materials products in Europe.

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Mar 8, 2023 - 03:38 pm

Sakuu aims to go public via merger with Plum

Sakuu, a California-based developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, will become a publicly traded company. To do so, it will merge with the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Plum Acquisition Corp. I.

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