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Jan 16, 2023 - 04:06 pm

Italvolt to manufacture StoreDot’s XFC battery cells

Budding cell manufacturer Italvolt has entered into a strategic collaboration with Israeli battery developer StoreDot. Under the terms of the agreement, Italvolt will be able to use StoreDot’s ultra-fast charging (XFC) technology and manufacturing intellectual property rights by licence.

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Jan 14, 2023 - 12:36 pm

Verkor to source manganese in Czech Republic

French battery manufacturer Verkor, which is a partner of Renault, has signed a letter of intent with Canadian battery materials company Euro Manganese to source manganese for the production of vehicle batteries. A binding purchase agreement has yet to be negotiated.

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Jan 13, 2023 - 02:03 pm

Impact Clean Power to source battery cells from Freyr

The budding Norwegian battery cell manufacturer Freyr announced its first customer in the e-mobility sector: Impact Clean Power Technology (ICPT), a Polish manufacturer of battery systems for heavy-duty vehicles. The framework agreement between Freyr and ICPT is not yet binding, however.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 04:35 pm

US government funds twelve battery research projects

The US Department of Energy is funding a total of twelve projects to develop better battery cells for electric vehicles with 42 million dollars as part of the ‘Electric Vehicles for American Low-Carbon Living’ (EVs4ALL) programme. The new cells should be able to be charged faster and be more efficient and resistant.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 04:18 pm

EU project Nextcell to develop batteries with gel inside

The Nextcell project, funded by the EU with €8 mn, aims to develop a new generation of high-performance lithium-ion battery cells. Led by FEV, 17 partners from ten EU countries seek to establish “gellified battery cells” in what sounds like an approach to semi-solid state cells.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 01:06 pm

Ford swaps battery partners for Turkish plant

According to industry insiders, Ford is changing battery partners for its planned battery cell factory in Turkey in order to diversify its battery suppliers. Instead of using SK On, its rival LG Energy Solution is now being given the job.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 11:14 am

Britishvolt to sell majority stake to stay afloat

Britishvolt, the battery maker currently in financial dire straits, can apparently still fulfil its plans for a battery cell factory in Blyth in the north-east of England, just not on its own. The company is talking about a possible sale to secure its future.

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Jan 6, 2023 - 02:25 pm

Zimbabwe bans raw lithium exports

Zimbabwe has banned the export of raw lithium with immediate effect. The land-locked country has the largest lithium reservoir in Africa but finds that foreign companies and smugglers have extracted the valuable ore without paying their dues.

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Jan 4, 2023 - 11:09 am

Piedmont to supply Tesla with lithium in second half of 2023

Piedmont Lithium has negotiated an amended supply contract with Tesla. Under the new contract, Piedmont Lithium will supply approximately 125,000 tonnes of spodumene concentrate (SC6) to Tesla between the second half of 2023 and the end of 2025 but not from its own mining operations as planned.

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Jan 3, 2023 - 02:01 pm

NanoFlowcell launches US-American subsidiary

NanoFlowcell has come back with the foundation of a US subsidiary. The Swiss research and development company, which has been working for many years on electric cars with flow cell drives and electrolytes for refuelling, has founded the offshoot NanoFlowcell USA based in New York.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/17/15-oems-are-testing-storedots-fast-charging-battery-cells/
17.01.2023 16:37