Jun 21, 2021 - 05:33 pm

CATL puts Yibin 15-GWh-plant section into operation

CATL has completed the first expansion stage of its battery cell plant in the city of Yibin in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, for which it has already commissioned the equipment. The company puts the annual capacity of the completed section at 15 GWh.

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Bosch Amps Up

Jun 16, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Foxconn to develop battery materials for EVs

According to a media report, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, which works for Apple, is investing the equivalent of around 36 million US dollars in the company Giga Solar Materials via a subsidiary. Foxconn said in a statement on Tuesday that the two companies will jointly develop electric vehicle battery materials.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Leclanché announces new lithium battery module

Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché has developed a new generation of lithium-ion modules for energy-intensive electrified transport applications on road, rail and water, while inaugurating a new production line for large-scale module manufacturing in Switzerland.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 11:57 am

Solid Power to fuse with holding company for IPO

US solid-state battery specialist Solid Power, backed by Ford and BMW, announces its IPO. For the targeted listing on Nasdaq under the ticker symbol SLDP, Solid Power is merging with SPAC company Riverstone Holdings LLC’s Decarbonization Plus Acquisition Corporation III.

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Jun 15, 2021 - 04:09 pm

Dräxlmaier to set up production in Romania

The German automotive supplier Dräxlmaier will invest 200 million euros in the construction of a production site in the Romanian city of Timisoara over the next six years. Battery systems for electrified vehicles are to be produced there.

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Jun 14, 2021 - 11:29 am

Freyr considers battery manufacturing in North America

Freyr, the Norwegian battery manufacturer, planning a 32 GWh battery cell factory in Norway, is also considering building production capacity in North America. There is talk of potentially setting up a joint venture with an unnamed “large multinational industrial group”.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Samsung increases nickel content in NCA batteries

Samsung SDI has increased the nickel content in the cathodes of its battery cells with NCA (nickel-cobalt-aluminium oxide) chemistry for electric cars. This should not only increase the energy density, but also reduce the costs compared to cells with a higher cobalt content.

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Jun 10, 2021 - 12:10 pm

LG Energy Solution moves towards IPO

LG Energy Solution has applied to the Korea Exchange for preliminary approval of an IPO. The company is also taking a stake in the Australian battery materials supplier Queensland Pacific Metals (QPM).

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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Jun 7, 2021 - 01:54 pm

CATL marks strong battery sales start to 2021

CATL has overtaken LG Energy Solution as the top supplier of battery cells for new electric cars in the first quarter of 2021, according to newly released statistics. CATL sold battery cells with a total capacity of 13.3 GWh in the first three months of the year.

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Jun 7, 2021 - 11:27 am

LG & SKI show increased battery sales for Q1 2021

Increasing battery sales are reflected in the balance sheets of the Korean battery cell manufacturers LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation. In the first quarter of 2021, both groups posted a year-on-year increase in sales of 88 and 80 per cent, respectively.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 12:48 pm

Battery research project takes off in Canada

The battery research team led by Jeff Dahn at Canada’s Dalhousie University has received six million US dollars. The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) is providing $2.9 million of this, with another $3.1 million coming from Tesla.

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Jun 4, 2021 - 12:13 pm

CATL is considering a new battery plant in Shanghai

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL is apparently planning a large new factory with an annual capacity of 80 GWh in the immediate vicinity of the Tesla plant in Shanghai. According to a media report, CATL has already spoken with the Shanghai municipal government about building the factory.

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Jun 3, 2021 - 05:55 pm

Nuvve & Romeo Power collaborate on V2G and BMS

Nuvve and Romeo Power have announced a collaboration to integrate communication protocols between Nuvve’s vehicle-to-grid (V2G) platform and Romeo Power’s battery management system (BMS). This should enable Romeo Power battery systems to become V2G compatible, regardless of the commercial vehicle platform.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 12:08 pm

Fraunhofer working on fuel cell virtual technology kit

In Germany, the Fraunhofer Institutes IWU and IPT have started the development of a “virtual technology kit” for fuel cells. The intention is to provide users and interested parties with an overview of existing systems and technologies and to enable them to identify the appropriate production process according to their own needs.

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