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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Mar 31, 2022 - 03:02 pm

CircuBAT to analyze battery supply chains

The CircuBAT research project aims to close the loop between the production, application and recycling of lithium-ion batteries from mobility. To this end, seven Swiss research institutions and 24 companies are jointly looking for optimisation options for more sustainability in all stages of the battery’s life.

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Mar 29, 2022 - 05:23 pm

Battrion & Jagenberg to supply aligned graphite production lines

Battrion, a battery technology spinoff from the Swiss university ETH Zurich, has teamed up with German production specialist Jagenberg Converting Solution. The two companies intend to supply anode pilot and GWh production lines that use Battrion’s Aligned Graphite technology for the lithium-ion battery industry.

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Mar 29, 2022 - 04:21 pm

Anodox Energy to build two battery plants in Latvia

The Swedish company Anodox Energy Systems wants to build two factories in Latvia to produce batteries for electric vehicles. According to Latvia’s Ministry of Economy, a plant for the assembly of battery packs will be built first in the port of Riga. The second plant, which will focus on cell production, is to follow shortly […]

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Mar 29, 2022 - 03:18 pm

Plastic Omnium invests in Verkor

The French automotive supplier Plastic Omnium is accelerating its strategy for electromobility with two investments: Plastic Omnium wants to take over Actia Power, as well as investing 20 million euros in the French battery manufacturer Verkor.

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Mar 27, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Mercedes-backed ProLogium may go public this year

Taiwan’s solid-state battery developer Prologium is looking into an initial public offering this year or next, CEO Vicent Yang said in an interview with Bloomberg. The company in which Mercedes-Benz has invested a double-digit million euro amount has yet to decide whether to list in the US or Europe.

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Mar 25, 2022 - 01:57 pm

LGES to build battery plant in Arizona

LG Energy Solution (LGES) has announced another battery factory in North America. The production facility for the manufacture of cylindrical battery cells for use in electric vehicles is to be built in Queen Creek in the US state of Arizona. LG is investing 1.7 trillion won (about 1.3 billion euros) for it.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:44 pm

LG Energy Solution to expand Michigan plant

LG Energy Solution is planning to expand its own battery factory in Holland in the US state of Michigan. With investments amounting to 1.7 billion US dollars, the production capacity for battery cells and battery packs is to be increased fivefold there.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Stellantis & LG ES to build battery factory in Canada

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have unveiled plans to build a large electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Canada. A joint venture is to be set up to produce battery cells and modules at the new factory in Windsor in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:39 pm

SK On receives funding for battery cell plant in Hungary

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation spun off at the beginning of October 2021, can count on millions in funding for the construction of a third battery cell plant in Hungary. The EU Commission confirmed that it has approved state aid for this amounting to 209 million euros.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:31 pm

ACC to build next battery factory in Italy

Stellantis has officially confirmed plans to build a third Automotive Cells Company (ACC) battery factory in Termoli, Italy. For this purpose, Stellantis’ existing engine plant is to be converted into a battery factory.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:05 pm

VW confirms plans for battery plant near Valencia

The Volkswagen Group has now officially confirmed the previously leaked plans to build a battery cell factory in Valencia, Spain. This is part of a total investment of more than seven billion euros along the entire e-mobility value chain in Spain.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 11:29 am

TU Munich & MIT research improves ion mobility

A research team from TU Munich and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has now shown that light can be used to increase the mobility of ions in lithium-ion batteries. The research shows that exposing ceramic materials to light can significantly increase ion mobility for fuel cells and, in the future, perhaps batteries.

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