Sep 9, 2020 - 02:37 pm

Good year for South Korean battery production

South Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturers more than doubled their market share between January and July 2020. In general, the market contracted by 16.8 per cent from 64.1 to 53.3 GWh capacity during the first seven months of the year due to corona.

Apr 16, 2019 - 03:01 pm

China: AESC builds 20 GWh battery cell plant

After the final take over by Envision Group of China earlier this month, the former Nissan battery subsidiary Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC), has begun the construction of its first battery factory in China.



Apr 4, 2019 - 08:20 pm

Nissan’s battery business sold to Envision

Nissan has now completed the announced sale of its battery business to Envision Group, a global digital energy company from China who has now been in charge of the business since 1 April. Nissan wants to concentrate on the development and production of electric vehicles, according to its headquarters in Yokohama, Japan.

Nov 24, 2018 - 08:38 pm

Alfabus imports e-buses to Europe

Chinese electric bus manufacturer Alfabus has entered a strategic cooperation with Basco Bus of Italy to deliver their Ecity L12 to Europe. The EV will be adapted to local requirements for this venture.



Jul 2, 2018 - 03:10 pm

Nissan scraps one billion dollar battery deal with GSR

No deal, Nissan told GSR Capital of China today after the firm failed to buy off Nissan’s battery business AESC for almost a year. It turned out GSR does not have the required one billion dollars for the acquisition and so Nissan is open to other suitors.

May 29, 2017 - 08:32 am

BMW, Energy Absolute, AESC, Formula E.

BMW-Connect-LinkBMW’s electric scooter showpiece called Link is at Villa d’Este. The electric drive and flat battery pack free up space for cargo and up to two riders on the expendable seat that is deliberately low. A reverse gear facilitates manoeuvring, while the heads up display projects a future feel.
autoblog.com, carscoops.com, press.bmwgroup.com

Gigafactory to spread to Asia: Thai renewable energy firm Energy Absolute intends to rival Tesla’s battery production and wants to erect a li-ion battery plant from autumn next year with an annual capacity of 50 GWh upon completion by 2020. The project could see an investment of 100bn baht (2.9bn dollars) but the firm has yet to decide on a location. Four Asian countries are in the run up with the initiators favouring to stay local, given Thailand will enact clear policies.
electrek.co, bloomberg.com

1bn dollar deal for Nissan battery unit? Chinese investor GSR Capital is reaching for Automotive Energy Supply Corp. (AESC), a joint venture of Nissan and NEC that builds the Leaf batteries. While the talks are still confidential, Bloomberg learnt the deal could be worth as much as 1bn dollars and mean the Hubei provincial government who backs GSR could take a stake within the next two weeks.

One race, one charge: The next-gen battery for the Formula E’s fifth season has completed its first race simulation. With a significantly higher power density, McLaren’s new battery pack shall provide 54kWh and thus almost double storage capacity of the equipment currently used. If the engineers succeed, charge stops will become a thing of the past from 2018/19.

Found on electrive.com
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