Aug 9, 2022 - 03:31 pm

Lotte Chemical to manufacture cathode materials in Kentucky

The South Korean chemical company Lotte Chemical, together with Lotte Aluminium, is building a factory in the US state of Kentucky for the production of cathode foils for use in batteries for electric vehicles. The factory in Hardin County is scheduled to go into operation in 2025 and produce 36,000 tonnes of cathode foils.

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Aug 4, 2022 - 04:01 pm

Tesla to use new batteries for the Model Y

According to Chinese media reports, Tesla will use improved LFP cells from CATL in the Model Y produced in China starting from next year. CATL will supply so-called ‘M3P’ batteries to Tesla for the first time for the Model Y with a 72 kWh battery from the fourth quarter of 2022.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Ganfeng Lithium building huge solid-state battery plant

Ganfeng Lithium has begun construction of a solid-state battery production facility, which the company says will be the largest of its kind in China to date. Once completed, the factory in Chongqing will offer annual capacities of 10 GWh each for the production of battery cells as well as battery packs.

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Jul 29, 2022 - 12:57 pm

Quantumscape prototypes 24-layer solid-state cells

Volkswagen’s partner for solid-state batteries, Quantumscape, claims to make bold strides in its Q2 letter to shareholders. The company says it is now successfully building and testing prototype 24-layer cells – up from 16 layers just a few months ago.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 03:08 pm

Britishvolt receives additional funding for UK battery gigafactory

The budding British battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has received confirmation from the British government that the company will receive funding from the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF). However, the exact amount of the funding is not mentioned in the announcement – in January there was talk of 120 million euros.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Nio confirms plans to release 150 kWh battery in 2022

The Chinese electric carmaker has confirmed its earlier timetables, according to which the first vehicles with the 150 kWh solid-state battery will be delivered this year. There will also be flexible upgrades for existing Nio customers via the company’s battery swap stations.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:56 pm

GM secures battery materials from LG Chem & Livent

The US manufacturer General Motors has signed agreements with LG Chem and Livent for the supply of battery materials. The company sees this as strengthening its goal of reaching one million units of electric vehicles in North America by the end of 2025.

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Jul 26, 2022 - 01:31 pm

US DoE to loan Ultium Cells $2.5 billion

The US Department of Energy has announced that it will provide a $2.5 billion loan to the battery joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution. Ultium Cells will use the money to finance the construction of new battery cell production facilities.

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Jul 26, 2022 - 01:19 pm

Trumpf & Cellforce announce strategic partnership

The battery cell joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, Cellforce, has entered into a strategic partnership with the machine manufacturer Trumpf from Baden-Württemberg. As part of the cooperation, high-precision laser technology from Trumpf will be used in battery cell production.

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Jul 23, 2022 - 02:27 pm

TÜV SÜD opens battery testing centre in Thailand

The German testing and certification service provider TÜV SÜD has inaugurated its Battery and Automotive Components Testing Centre in Chonburi, Thailand. This lab further adds to the existing network of 8 battery testing labs spread across North America, Germany and Asia.

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https://www.electrive.com/2022/08/09/lotte-chemical-to-manufacture-cathode-materials-in-kentucky/
09.08.2022 15:35