Mar 9, 2021 - 03:38 pm

ElringKlinger receives major cell system order

ElringKlinger announced a major order for cell contacting systems. Names were not disclosed, but the Group will supply the German plant of a global battery manufacturer starting in the first half of 2022, which will produce battery systems there for the series platform of a German premium OEM.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 05:12 pm

Marubeni invests in Skeleton

The ultracapacitor manufacturer Skeleton Technologies from Estonia has entered into a strategic partnership with the Japanese trading company Marubeni, which is also investing an undisclosed amount in Skeleton.

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Mar 8, 2021 - 01:28 pm

Sweden: Emobility testbed SEEL to become even bigger

The ‘Swedish Electric Transport Laboratory’ or SEEL for short, designed to make the country a hotbed for e-mobility, will grow larger than planned. The partners, which include Volvo and Scania as well as Chalmers University of Technology and RISE, now designated three sites.

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Mar 5, 2021 - 12:02 pm

GM invests in battery cell production in the USA

General Motors is planning to build a second plant in the US to manufacture battery cells for electric vehicles as part of its joint venture with LG. In response to a media report that GM was close to making a decision, the carmaker itself confirmed the plans.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:29 pm

VinFast to employ ProLogium’s solid-state batteries

Vietnamese electric car startup VinFast has announced a joint venture with Taiwanese battery cell manufacturer ProLogium to accelerate the commercialisation of solid-state battery-electric cars in Vietnam. The cells are expected to be used in VinFast’s electric cars as early as 2023.

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Mar 1, 2021 - 01:50 pm

Fisker drops solid-state battery project

Fisker has abandoned its plans for solid-state batteries. Henrik Fisker stated in an interview that he made the decision more than a year ago. In his opinion, series production is still at least seven years away.

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Feb 26, 2021 - 02:20 pm

SK Group presents long-term hydrogen roadmap

The South Korean SK Group, which recently acquired almost ten per cent of the shares in the US fuel cell specialist Plug Power, presented a long-term, multi-billion-dollar plan to enter the hydrogen economy even more comprehensively.

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Feb 25, 2021 - 12:16 pm

Redwood launches battery recycling with Envision AESC

Recycling start-up Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, is partnering with Envision AESC, the battery business sold by Nissan to Envision Group. Specifically, Redwood Materials will recycle cells from Envision AESC’s US production facility in Smyrna.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 01:52 pm

Posco set to expand cathode material production

The Korean company Posco Chemical has announced that it will invest 275.8 billion won (about 204 million euros) to further increase its production capacities for cathode materials for use in electric car batteries. Plants in China and Europe are probably also conceivable in the future.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 01:48 pm

Blackstone announces LFP production ready by summer

Blackstone Technology, the German subsidiary of Swiss-based Blackstone Resources, has unveiled a new lithium-ion battery cell based on LFP technology, manufactured using an in-house patented 3D printing technology, which is expected to enter volume production this summer.

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Feb 23, 2021 - 01:33 pm

Problems mounting for Daimler battery supplier Farasis

Daimler’s partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy is in danger of collapsing, according to a media report. Since Farasis was firmly planned as a supplier in the manufacturer’s electrification offensive, this could have a sensitive impact on the Stuttgart-based company’s plans.

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Feb 22, 2021 - 01:23 pm

SVOLT plans two new battery factories in China

The battery cell manufacturer SVOLT, which emerged from the Chinese carmaker Great Wall, is expanding its production capacities in China. New factories are planned in Huzhou in China’s Zhejiang province and in Suining in Sichuan province, each with annual capacities of 20 GWh.

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Feb 21, 2021 - 04:53 pm

Faurecia to supply Renault’s future fuel cell vehicles

An unofficial fuel cell alliance is forming in France as Faurecia will supply hydrogen tanks for the new fleet of FC commercial vehicles Renault plans to launch at the end of this year. Faurecia will design and manufacture these tanks in France and is already preparing for expansion.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 12:03 pm

QuantumScape sets up pilot plant for solid-state batteries

The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has announced in the context of the announcement of its business figures that it will build a pilot plant in San José, California. Called QS-0, the plant is expected to be capable of producing over 100,000 units of solid-state cells per year.

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