Jun 6, 2023 - 01:34 pm

MG Motor India & Lohum form battery material supply loop

MG Motor India has joined forces with Indian reuse and recycling company Lohum to establish a comprehensive ecosystem for the reuse and life cycle management of EV batteries. Under the collaboration, Lohum will reuse batteries from MG electric vehicles in second-life Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) for “a wide variety of clean energy applications in […]

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Jun 5, 2023 - 12:12 pm

GM & Posco invest in CAM production capacities in Canada

General Motors and Posco are making an additional investment of more than US$1 billion as part of their Ultium CAM joint venture to increase the production of cathode active material (CAM) for electric car batteries in North America with a new facility.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 12:02 pm

Gotion considers building battery factory in Morocco

Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech is looking into building a large battery cell factory in Morocco. It is still unclear what the timetable will look like for the construction or production launch.

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Jun 5, 2023 - 11:33 am

Tata Group to build battery factory in Gujarat

The Tata Group wants to invest 130 billion rupees (just under €1.5 billion euros) in the construction of a new battery cell factory in the Indian state of Gujarat. Construction of the factory is to begin there in three years at the latest.

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Jun 2, 2023 - 02:42 pm

Quantron takes over Eyes Group in Italy

The German company Quantron, which specialises in the electrification of vehicles, is expanding into Italy. Quantron is acquiring the subsidiary Eyes Group from the Italian company Friem and will establish its own subsidiary Quantron Italy.

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Jun 2, 2023 - 01:55 pm

Bosch takes over fuel cell production for PowerCell

Bosch is taking over the production of the S3 fuel cell stack for PowerCell. Under the new agreement, Bosch will integrate the S3 into its own production facilities in Germany and deliver finished 100 kW stacks to PowerCell’s plant in Gothenburg.

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May 30, 2023 - 01:53 pm

Manz joins Customcells Group

Manz AG becomes a shareholder of the Customcells Group. The German engineering company is taking a rather unusual route – through its investment in the subsidiary Customcells Tübingen GmbH.

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May 30, 2023 - 01:36 pm

ACC opens battery factory in France

Automotive Cells Company (ACC), a joint venture by Stellantis, Total and Mercedes-Benz, inaugurated its first factory in France. However, the “Grand Opening” is not synonymous with commissioning, which will take place later this year.

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May 30, 2023 - 10:07 am

Volkswagen may build its next battery factory in Indonesia

The Volkswagen Group is allegedly planning a battery factory for electric cars in Indonesia. Citing Ikmal Lukma, Secretary of the Indonesian Ministry of Investment, local media report that Volkswagen intends to invest around €4.7 billion in the factory.

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May 26, 2023 - 04:01 pm

Hyundai and LGES to build battery factory in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution have announced a joint venture to produce battery cells for electric cars in the USA. The Korean companies will invest over $4.3 bn and hold the JV equally. The selected site is the state of Georgia which is no stranger to Hyundai.

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May 25, 2023 - 02:40 pm

Sakuu unveils 3D printed batteries for licensing

Sakuu, a Californian developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, has unveiled a market-ready lithium metal cell chemistry that battery manufacturers can now license. Sample 5 Ah pouch cells are available at Sakuu’s battery pilot plant in Silicon Valley.

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May 25, 2023 - 11:44 am

SK On gathers another 880 million euros

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation, has secured further capital for its global expansion. SK On has now managed to well exceed its targeted investment amount of 4 trillion won with the addition of this latest financing round.

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May 25, 2023 - 11:35 am

Tata to pick the UK over Spain for new battery plant

Jaguar Land Rover owner Tata Motors appears to have opted for the UK to construct its planned battery cell factory. Previous plans for Europe saw Tata also eyeing Spain, yet the latest BBC reports consider talks in Britain well advanced, including a location.

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May 24, 2023 - 01:26 pm

AMG Lithium to use Fortum recycled lithium

Fortum Battery Recycling and AMG Lithium have signed a preliminary contract and a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on the recycling of lithium salts. The common goal is to process lithium salts in Germany into battery-grade lithium hydroxide.

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May 24, 2023 - 01:11 pm

ExxonMobil goes for lithium mining

The US mineral oil company ExxonMobil is apparently getting involved in lithium mining. According to information from US media outlets, the oil giant has acquired drilling rights for an area in the US state of Arkansas where large lithium deposits are suspected.

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May 23, 2023 - 03:19 pm

Volkswagen scraps plans for a second battery factory in Lower Saxony

According to a media report, Volkswagen currently sees no chance of realising a second battery cell factory in Lower Saxony, Germany. Lower Saxony’s Minister President Stephan Weil spoke out in favour of a second cell factory in Emden – but was outvoted in the supervisory board because of the costs involved.

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May 23, 2023 - 02:09 pm

Ford secures lithium for future electric cars

Ford is procuring lithium on a large scale for the batteries for its electric cars. The carmaker now signed agreements with five companies. Depending on the supplier, the first battery-grade materials will be delivered to the carmaker between 2025 and 2026.

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May 22, 2023 - 03:33 pm

Gotion High-Tech prepares LMFP cell production

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Gotion High-Tech has presented a battery cell based on lithium manganese iron phosphate (LMFP), intended to help electric cars achieve ranges of 1,000 kilometres according to Chinese standards.

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May 22, 2023 - 02:55 pm

LGES to buy lithium from GT1 in Canada

South Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution (LGES) is investing in Australian-based lithium miner Green Technology Metals (GT1) and has signed a preliminary supply agreement with GT1 for North America.

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May 22, 2023 - 02:35 pm

Panasonic to quadruple its battery production

Panasonic wants to increase its annual production capacity for EV battery cells to 200 GWh by March 2031. That would be around four times what it currently produces. To do so, Panasonic is focusing more on production in North America.

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May 17, 2023 - 12:56 pm

Coulomb to build US battery assembly facility

North American distributor of commercial vehicle batteries for CATL, Coulomb Solutions, has announced plans to set up a US manufacturing facility to assemble commercial vehicle battery packs with CATL’s LFP cells.

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