Oct 22, 2021 - 02:58 pm

ElevenEs to build LFP batteries in Europe

The Serbian company ElevenEs has announced a strategic partnership with EIT InnoEnergy to build the first LFP lithium-ion battery gigafactory in Europe. The location has already been decided, but construction is not due to start until 2024.

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Oct 22, 2021 - 01:51 pm

Tesla rumoured to have ordered battery cells from BYD

The rumour that Tesla will also use blade batteries from BYD with LFP cells from the second quarter of 2022 onwards has received new food for thought: According to Chinese media, BYD has now received an initial order from Tesla for LFP battery cells with a volume of 10 GWh.

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Oct 22, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Stellantis confirms battery joint venture with Samsung SDI

Stellantis has now officially confirmed plans to establish another joint venture in North America for the production of battery cells and modules. In addition to a corresponding cooperation with LG Energy Solution, Stellantis also wants to build a new battery factory in North America with Samsung SDI, as previously leaked.

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Oct 21, 2021 - 12:25 pm

Coventry Gigafactory targets 60 GWh capacity

West Midlands Gigafactory, the public-private joint venture between Coventry City Council and Coventry Airport Ltd, has revealed more targets for the envisioned battery production hub. Their pitch now includes a 60-GWh output with production to start in 2025, but one issue remains.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 12:19 pm

Toyota announces major battery investment

Toyota will invest a total of 380 billion yen (just under 2.9 billion euros) in the development and production of batteries for hybrid and electric cars in the USA by 2030. The US investment is part of the global battery roadmap presented by Toyota in September.

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Oct 18, 2021 - 02:04 pm

Ballard & Forsee announces fuel cell partnership

Fuel cell specialist Ballard Power Systems and battery manufacturer Forsee Power have agreed on a strategic partnership to jointly develop integrated fuel cell battery solutions for heavy-duty mobility applications such as buses, trucks, trains and ships.

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Oct 15, 2021 - 01:09 pm

CATL to supply batteries for ELMS

The US start-up Electric Last Mile Solutions, which specialises in commercial electric utility vehicles, has signed a battery supply contract with CATL. In the future, CATL could also manufacture these cells locally in the US.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:15 pm

OneD to build pilot silicon-graphite-anode plant

In the USA, Californian battery developer OneD Battery Sciences is now building a first pilot production facility in Moses Lake in Washington State. OneD has designed its own manufacturing process for building silicon graphite anodes for use in electric vehicle batteries.

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Oct 12, 2021 - 12:17 pm

CATL to build recycling plant in China

CATL is aiming to build a recycling factory for battery materials in the central Chinese province of Hubei. Specifically, the group is planning a joint venture with the company Hubei Yihua Chemical Industry to recycle materials such as cobalt and lithium from used batteries of electric vehicles.

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Oct 11, 2021 - 04:28 pm

Farasis presents new battery cell with anodes from Group14

Farasis Energy has developed and tested a battery cell with the silicon-carbon anode material SCC55 from the supplier Group14. According to the partners, it is supposed to have a 25 per cent higher energy density than battery cells currently available on the market that use graphite as anode material.

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Oct 11, 2021 - 12:59 pm

Rock Tech to build lithium plant in Germany

Rock Tech Lithium announces the construction of a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide in Guben, Brandenburg – 60 kilometres from Tesla’s plant in Grünheide. The plan is to produce around 24,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide per year there, or enough for around 500,000 electric cars.

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Oct 8, 2021 - 01:34 pm

SK Innovation opens first Polish battery material plant

SK IE Technology (SKIET) has officially opened its first of a total of four planned production facilities for separators for use in electric car batteries in Poland. The subsidiary of the South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation plans to start production there this year.

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Oct 8, 2021 - 01:27 pm

Renault signs nickel supply deal with Terrafame

The Finnish state-owned mining company Terrafame is to supply Renault with fully traceable nickel sulphate for electric vehicle batteries in future. This is provided for in a memorandum of understanding now concluded between the two companies.

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Oct 8, 2021 - 12:52 pm

Hyundai Mobis invests in fuel cell system plants

Hyundai Mobis, the South Korean automotive supplier belonging to the Hyundai Motor Group, has announced that it will invest about 1.3 trillion won (equivalent to about 950 million euros) in the construction of two plants for fuel cell systems in the Korean cities of Incheon and Ulsan.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 04:16 pm

BMW invests in new lithium mining process

BMW i Ventures has invested in the US start-up Lilac Solutions. Lilac has developed an innovative process for the environmentally friendly and resource-saving mining of lithium. With the investment, the BMW Group wants to promote “technological progress in the field of lithium mining”.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Northvolt expands research facility in Västerås

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt is investing 750 million US dollars in the expansion of its research centre Northvolt Labs in Västerås. The site will be expanded to include a campus with a new research and development centre, customer centre and offices.

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22.10.2021 14:45