Tag: Batteries

Dec 8, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Gotion High-Tech begins building battery plant in Hefei

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has begun construction of a new production facility in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei, which will be built in two phases and will have an annual capacity of 50 GWh when completed.

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Dec 6, 2021 - 01:14 pm

CATL begins building cathode plant in Yichang

CATL has begun construction of a large industrial park in the Chinese city of Yichang for the production of battery materials for electric vehicles and the recycling of batteries. The first phase is scheduled to be commissioned in 2023 and the entire project completed in 2025.

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Dec 5, 2021 - 05:03 pm

SES scores exclusive supply deal for separators by ENTEK

Battery developer SES and ENTEK Membranes have announced an exclusive supply agreement for battery separator materials for SES’s recently unveiled hybrid lithium metal battery cell Apollo. The company is currently looking to scale up as it expects to supply GM and Hyundai-Kia in future.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 03:05 pm

Cummins invests in Sion Power

In the USA, the engine manufacturer Cummins is investing in the battery developer Sion Power. Together, the two sides intend to further develop Sion’s lithium metal battery technology called Licerion for applications in electric commercial vehicles.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 02:38 pm

Valmet announces modular battery platform for utility vehicles

Valmet Automotive has introduced a modular battery platform for the electrification of off-highway and commercial vehicles. The Modular Power Pack is said to be suitable for all vehicles in agriculture, forestry, construction and mining. It is also suitable for the truck and bus segment as well as industrial applications.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 02:26 pm

Analysis shows battery price drop to $132 per kW/h

Analysts from BloombergNEF saw prices for lithium-ion battery packs fall by a further six per cent in 2021 YoY, to an average of 132 US dollars per kilo Watthour. In the electric vehicle segment, prices were even below the market average.

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Dec 1, 2021 - 12:29 pm

Mercedes & Stellantis invest in Factorial Energy

Mercedes-Benz and Stellantis have taken a stake in Factorial Energy, a US developer of solid-state battery cells. In addition to their financial participation, both carmakers have also agreed on development cooperations with Factorial Energy. Mercedes wants to launch a small series of batteries by the end of 2026.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 04:24 pm

SK On launches its own battery diagnosis service

SK On has launched a battery diagnosis service in South Korea based on the development of technology that allows drivers to check the battery status of their electric vehicles themselves. At the moment, however, it is only a pilot project.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 03:15 pm

VW hires battery experts from BMW and Apple

Volkswagen has hired two high-profile managers for its battery programme. One of them is said to be Apple’s head of battery development Soonho Ahn, while solid-state cell expert Jörg Hoffmann is also to join VW from BMW.

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Nov 26, 2021 - 01:56 pm

Tesla declines German grant for battery plant

Tesla is foregoing a possible government subsidy of billions of euros for the planned battery cell production in Grünheide. In September, it was still said that the Californian company could expect a subsidy of 1.135 billion euros.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 06:15 pm

Nio & Shell join forces

Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio and petroleum company Shell have entered into a strategic partnership to collaborate on charging and battery swap facilities in both China and Europe.

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Nov 25, 2021 - 04:29 pm

CATL launches personnel recruitment in Germany

About two years after the start of construction, CATL plans to hire more employees for its battery cell factory near Erfurt in the next few weeks. The workforce is expected to increase from around 180 employees from Thuringia at present to about 225 by the end of the year.

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Nov 23, 2021 - 04:00 pm

Gotion High-Tech signs battery deal with Great Wall Motor

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Gotion High-Tech has signed an off-take agreement with Great Wall Motor. Gotion will supply Great Wall with battery cells with a total capacity of at least ten GWh between 2022 and 2025. There are also rumours of another supply agreement with Nio – for their 150 kWh battery.

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Nov 22, 2021 - 12:42 pm

ZF & CATL announce after-market battery alliance

ZF and battery manufacturer CATL have entered into an aftermarket services partnership to strengthen their e-mobility focus. The core of the cooperation is the transfer of knowledge in the areas of service network, training on batteries, connectivity, recycling and reuse.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/12/09/svolt-to-increase-battery-production-capacity-t0-600-gwh-by-2025/
09.12.2021 13:27