Sep 21, 2021 - 03:40 pm

GM declares Bolt battery problems solved

The long-running battery problems with the Chevrolet Bolt have finally been resolved, according to General Motors. Production of the batteries has resumed, according to the company. Battery modules to replace defective ones should be available from October.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 05:44 pm

Rosatom to build battery factory in Kaliningrad

Russia’s nuclear corporation Rosatom announces the location for its battery cell factory announced in March. It will be built in the western Russian exclave of Kaliningrad and is to produce battery cells for electric vehicles and energy storage systems from 2026.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Gotion High-Tech aims for 300 GWh by 2025

Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech wants to achieve a battery cell production volume of 300 GWh by 2025, three times as much as previously planned. Cells from Gotion are also to come off the production line in Göttingen, Germany.

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Sep 17, 2021 - 03:19 pm

SVOLT expands with a third plant in China

The battery cell manufacturer SVOLT, which emerged from the Chinese carmaker Great Wall, wants to further expand its production capacities in China. Another cell factory is now to be built in Chengdu, which is to have a capacity of 60 GWh in the third expansion stage.

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Bosch Amps Up

Sep 15, 2021 - 03:17 pm

Beijing-led city cluster to demonstrate hydrogen economy

A Beijing-led city cluster has been appointed an FCEV demonstration cluster. Starting this year and running throughout 2025, at least 5,300 hydrogen fuel cell vehicles will be deployed in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region to play out ten scenarios designed to exhibit global influence.

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Sep 14, 2021 - 04:06 pm

Eaton & Ballard to improve fuel cells for hydrogen trucks

Power management company Eaton announced a new partnership with Ballard Fuel Cell Systems and the Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) to develop heavy-duty truck fuel cells. The prototype will incorporate airflow technology initially designed to improve fuel efficiency.

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Sep 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm

VW Components opens battery research lab in Salzgitter

Volkswagen Group Components has opened a laboratory for cell research and development in Salzgitter, Germany. The company is thus further expanding its expertise in battery technology and taking the next step towards developing and producing its own battery cells for electromobility.

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Sep 11, 2021 - 03:33 pm

Johnson Matthey & OnTo launch recycling cooperation

The British chemical company Johnson Matthey is cooperating with OnTo Technology, a developer of battery recycling solutions. The aim of the partnership is to further develop OnTo’s patented recycling process ‘Cathode Healing’. The focus is on battery waste that is already generated during production.

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Sep 9, 2021 - 02:31 pm

Solid Power to build new plant in Colorado

The US solid-state battery specialist Solid Power, backed by Ford and BMW, has announced a second production facility in Thornton in the US state of Colorado. The main purpose of the plant is to produce solid electrolyte material.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Quantron to launch BEV bus & cooperation with Ballard

Ballard Power Systems and Quantron AG become strategic partners in the development of fuel-cell powered trucks. Independently of this, Quantron announces that it will launch a twelve-metre-long low-floor bus as a BEV – and a little later also as an FCEV – from the end of the year.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 01:16 pm

Toyota announces major battery investment

Toyota plans to invest a total of 1.5 trillion yen (about 11.5 billion euros) in expanding its battery production and battery development by 2030. In addition, Toyota is increasing its battery production target from 180 GWh to at least 200 GWh by 2030.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 12:41 pm

Britishvolt begins construction on Blyth factory

Preliminary work has begun on Britishvolt’s battery cell factory in the northern English county of Northumberland. The actual construction of the production facility is scheduled for late autumn or early winter of this year. The planning permission for the large-scale project is dated 6 July 2021.

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Sep 3, 2021 - 02:06 pm

EKPO to present three new FC stacks in Munich

EKPO Fuel Cell, the joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, is shining the spotlight on various next-generation fuel cell stack platforms at next week’s IAA Mobility. They are said to feature an improved design and higher performance.

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Sep 3, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Valmet announces a new battery order

Valmet Automotive has received a second order to produce batteries for the battery plant in Salo, Finland. The new order will expand production at the Salo plant to include high-voltage batteries.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 04:43 pm

Nikola is sourcing fuel cells from Bosch

The electric truck manufacturer Nikola has reached a strategic agreement with Bosch for the production of fuel cells. Among other things, Bosch will supply Nikola with key components that will then be assembled into power modules at the truck maker’s US plant.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/21/gm-declares-bolt-battery-problems-solved/
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