Jun 21, 2022 - 03:13 pm

Renault & Minth to build battery factory in France

Renault, together with automotive supplier Minth, is planning a joint venture based in France for the production of battery housings for future electric models. The joint venture, which is expected to be established by early 2023, will assemble the battery cases at Renault’s Ruitz plant.

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Jun 17, 2022 - 01:08 pm

Volvo Group invests in Connected Energy

British company Connected Energy, which builds stationary energy storage systems based on retired electric vehicle batteries, has raised £15 million from five new investors – including Swedish commercial vehicle group Volvo Group.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Foxconn begins building battery plant in Taiwan

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has started building its first battery factory. The plant, located in Taiwan’s second-largest city Kaohsiung, is scheduled to start producing LFP cells with a planned capacity of 1.27 GWh in the first quarter of 2024.

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Jun 15, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Nio to start building its own battery packs in 2024

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio plans to start producing its own developed battery packs in 2024. The 800-volt battery packs are to be used in models of the new brand for more affordable electric cars announced last year. In the long term, the company also plans to manufacture its own cells.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 02:33 pm

LG Energy Solution to build 4680 cells in Ochang

LG Energy Solution has announced the construction of a new production line at its Ochang plant in South Korea for 4680 round cells. The line is expected to have an annual production capacity of 9 GWh – and apparently produce cells for Tesla.

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Jun 13, 2022 - 04:29 pm

SVOLT to build industrial battery park in Dazhou

Battery cell manufacturer SVOLT is planning to build a new industrial park in the city of Dazhou in China’s Sichuan province. According to an agreement signed with the city, almost the entire production chain for LFP batteries will be located there.

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Jun 13, 2022 - 02:17 pm

CATL looking to gain billions by floating new shares

China’s battery giant CATL is looking to collect billions on the stock market. According to Bloomberg News, the company has kicked off a private placement that could raise about 45 billion yuan ($6.7Bn; €6.4Bn). The fresh capital is to finance expansion and R&D.

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Jun 10, 2022 - 01:52 pm

ION Storage announces $30Mn funding round

US solid-state lithium-ion battery developer ION Storage Systems has announced the initial closing of its $30m series A fund-raising round. The company welcomed investments from Toyota Ventures, Tenaska, Bangchak Corporation and others.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Technotrans presents 850 Volt DC battery cooling system

Technotrans has increased the permissible operating voltage of its zeta.road battery cooling system, which is specially tailored to the requirements of electrified road vehicles, to 850 volts DC. This enables compatibility with more powerful batteries. The first prototypes are scheduled for use in early 2023.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 02:16 pm

New battery test centre opened by TÜV in Germany

The German technical inspection agency TÜV Rheinland has opened its Battery Test Centre in Aachen. The facility is said to be the most modern independent test centre in Europe. Not only electrical tests and durability simulations can be carried out there, but also safety tests up to the destruction of the battery.

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Jun 3, 2022 - 01:45 pm

Stellantis is buying lithium from California

Stellantis has entered into a binding offtake agreement for lithium hydroxide with Controlled Thermal Resources (CTR). The battery-grade material mined by CTR in California will be used in electric cars manufactured in North America.

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Jun 2, 2022 - 03:50 pm

BASF and Nano One co-develop cathode materials

Canadian battery developer Nano One and German chemical company BASF say they have signed a joint development agreement (JDA). The companies plan to co-develop a process with reduced by-products in the production of next-gen cathode materials.

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