Apr 25, 2022 - 05:52 pm

GAC Aion opens battery swap stations in China

GAC Aion, the e-car offshoot of the Chinese GAC Group, is also entering the battery exchange station business. The first of these stations has now been opened in Guangzhou. At the same time, a price reduction is intended to increase the distribution of the manufacturer’s extremely fast-charging vehicles.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 02:18 pm

BYD to build 45 GWh battery factory in Guangxi

BYD has announced the construction of another battery factory in China. The new plant in Nanning, the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region in southern China, will produce battery cells and modules for both electric cars and stationary energy storage.

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Apr 22, 2022 - 12:23 pm

CATL to start mining lithium in Yichun

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has secured the mining rights for a lithium mine in Yichun in Jiangxi province for 865 million yuan (123 million euros). According to CATL, the mine is expected to yield 2.66 million tonnes of lithium metal oxide.

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Apr 21, 2022 - 01:05 pm

Gotion High-Tech to supply batteries for Geely

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has signed a supply agreement with Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle. Under the agreement, Gotion will supply battery cells for around 126,000 Geely light commercial vehicles such as minivans and light trucks between 2022 and 2024.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 02:10 pm

Britishvolt & Italvolt founder announces US subsidiary

Lars Carlstrom, the founder of Britishvolt and Italvolt, has announced another battery factory – this time in the USA. The newly founded company Statevolt is to build a factory in Southern California’s Imperial Valley that will offer an annual capacity of 54 GWh when fully expanded – enough for around 650,000 electric vehicles.

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Apr 19, 2022 - 06:52 pm

Volvo Cars invests in StoreDot

Volvo Cars has invested in the Israeli battery developer StoreDot. The two companies have not disclosed the amount of the strategic investment. Previous investors in StoreDot include Daimler, Samsung, BP, VinFast and Ola Electric.

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Apr 18, 2022 - 05:40 pm

Tevva orders fuel cell systems from Loop Energy

Canadian fuel cell specialist Loop Energy has received an order from British electric truck developer Tevva. Loop Energy will initially supply its 50 kW FC system T505 for use as a fuel cell range extender for Tevva’s electric 7.5-tonne platform, while the two companies negotiate a comprehensive supply agreement.

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Apr 18, 2022 - 03:05 pm

CATL expands battery loops in Indonesia

CATL’s recycling subsidiary Brunp has entered into a partnership with Indonesian companies Antam and IBI. CATL wants to invest the equivalent of almost 5.5 billion euros in the Indonesia. The agreement focuses on nickel mining and processing, battery materials, battery manufacturing and battery recycling.

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Apr 18, 2022 - 02:34 pm

All Solid-State Battery: Could Nissan make it first?

When Nissan announced it was prototyping all solid-state batteries, the news held an ambitious timeline to start pilot producing ASSBs in 2024 and power a series EV in 2028. In a follow-up call, Nissan detailed the basics of their technology, while claiming breakthroughs that build on an advantage indeed fewer carmakers have.

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Apr 14, 2022 - 02:05 pm

Envision AESC to build battery plant in Kentucky

Battery manufacturer Envision AESC has announced plans to invest two billion US dollars in a new factory in the US state of Kentucky. The factory at the Kentucky Transpark in Bowling Green in Warren County will be designed for an annual capacity of 30 gigawatt-hours and will produce battery cells and modules for electric cars […]

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Apr 12, 2022 - 03:55 pm

IBU-Tec introduces new LFP cathode material

IBU-Tec Advanced Materials is expanding its product family of LFP battery materials with a second variant. The new version, IBUvolt LFP200, uses smaller particles and is intended to enable new applications, according to the manufacturer.

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Apr 11, 2022 - 02:12 pm

BYD to build new battery plant in Zhejiang

BYD is planning a new production facility for its blade batteries in Taizhou in the Chinese province of Zhejiang. Production capacities for 22 GWh per year are to be created there on an area of around one million square metres.

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Apr 6, 2022 - 01:58 pm

NHTSA investigates LG ES battery recalls

The US Federal Highway and Vehicle Safety Administration is moving to investigate LG Energy Solution’s faulty battery cells that led to fires in electric cars and plug-in hybrids. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration wants to ensure that all defective batteries have been recalled by car manufacturers.

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Apr 4, 2022 - 04:51 pm

Green Cell opens plant for e-bike batteries

Green Cell, a Polish specialist in batteries and charging technologies for mobile devices and electric vehicles, has opened a new plant for e-bike batteries near Krakow. Up to 50,000 batteries per year are to be assembled at the plant in Balice.

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Apr 1, 2022 - 03:45 pm

Gotion High-Tech begins serial production of 210 Wh/kg LFP batteries

According to company CEO Li Zhen, Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech has achieved industrialisation of the battery cell with LFP chemistry presented at the beginning of 2021, which offers an energy density of 210 Wh/kg. The company is also working on a semi-solid-state battery that is expected to reach 360 Wh/kg.

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