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13.06.2019 - 15:13

Will Tesla make own batteries with Maxwell tech?

With technology gained through acquiring Maxwell Technologies, in future, Tesla could produce its own battery cells instead of relying on Panasonic. This can be gleaned from comments from Elon Musk, JB Straubel and Drew Baglino at Tesla’s recent general meeting.

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13.06.2019 - 12:01

LG Chem and Geely form joint venture for batteries

LG Chem and Geely are forming a joint venture in China for the production of electric car batteries. The plan is to establish a factory that will have an annual production capacity of 10 GWh by the end of 2021 to supply batteries for Geely electric vehicles.

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12.06.2019 - 17:17

VW invests for 20% of Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing 900 million euros in the Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt. Part of the sum is earmarked for a planned joint venture with the Swedish battery manufacturer, another part goes directly to Northvolt.

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31.05.2019 - 08:22

USA: new headquarters for BMZ in Virginia Beach

German battery systems manufacturer BMZ Group has opened the new headquarters of its American subsidiary BMZ USA in Virginia Beach. New assembly lines are also to be built at the site in order to further expand the company’s US business.

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28.05.2019 - 22:59

Will Renault and FCA merge?

Renault and Fiat Chrysler negotiate a merger to form one of the world’s largest car manufacturers. In the midst of talks, the French government, which has a 15% stake in Renault, has already some conditions though.

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27.05.2019 - 17:42

Volkswagen’s battery supply may be in trouble

There are concerns at Volkswagen that a supply contract with Samsung SDI worth around 50 billion euros could be called off. The Koreans are said to have originally agreed to supply battery cells with a total capacity of just over 20 GWh to VW.

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27.05.2019 - 15:47

EU battery cell production: First funding in June

The German BMBF, that is the Ministry for Education, plans to decide on the location of a research factory for cell production on June 7. Moreover, the German government is also planning to pay the first half of the money for the planned cell production factories this June as well.

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20.05.2019 - 13:41

BMW to boost PHEV ranges in summer

BMW is upgrading its PHEV models for the summer with new battery cell technology for greater electric ranges. All plug-in hybrid models from the Bavarian carmaker will also be equipped with acoustic pedestrian protection.

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18.05.2019 - 15:04

Dräxlmaier producing Porsche Taycan battery system

The German automobile supplier Dräxlmaier, located near Stuttgart, is starting series production of the 800-volt total battery system for the Porsche Taycan. For this purpose, the Bavarian company built their first battery assembly plant on an area of 10,000 sqm.

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17.05.2019 - 14:28

Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell Technologies

Tesla has formally completed the acquisition of energy storage specialist Maxwell Technologies announced in February. In order to take control of the company, which specializes in supercapacitors and batteries, Tesla is transferring shares worth around $235 million.

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16.05.2019 - 16:15

UK government invests further £28 million in battery centre

The government of the United Kingdom is planning to support the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre being built in Coventry with a further £28 million in funding. The planned battery facility is planned to provide testing facilities for new battery technologies and training for experts.

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14.05.2019 - 14:23

Scania signs up for Northvolt battery cells

Volkswagen’s Swedish commercial vehicle brand Scania has apparently signed a contract with the Swedish company Northvolt to supply battery cells for electric vehicles. The supply volume of the contract is not known.

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12.05.2019 - 12:07

SGL & Nio present lighter battery casing

The German manufacturer SGL Carbon and the Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio have developed a prototype of a battery housing made of carbon fiber reinforced plastic (CFRP) for electric vehicles. It is around 40% lighter than comparable aluminum housings.

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07.05.2019 - 16:52

USA: BorgWarner launches JV with Romeo Power

The U.S. American powertrain supplier BorgWarner announced the founding of a joint venture with Romeo Power Technology, a Californian supplier of battery modules and battery packs founded in 2015 by former SpaceX, Tesla and Samsung engineers.

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07.05.2019 - 15:59

Taskforce 40 CRM4EV goes live

The project Taskforce 40, Critical Raw Materials for Electric Vehicles (CRM4EV) of the International Energy Agency HEV technology collaboration has now finally gone live with a web presence and first results.

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07.05.2019 - 13:42

Voltabox finance under review

The share price of the German battery systems manufacturer Voltabox plummeted after auditors found a total of nine errors in the consolidated financial statements for 2017. Among other things, the loss margin was apparently understated by more than 14 million euros.

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27.04.2019 - 16:35

BYD plans fourth new energy vehicle factory in China

BYD is massively expanding their electric car production capacity in China. The manufacturer has now struck an agreement with the Changzhou city government to build a fourth car factory, which will have a capacity of 400,000 electric cars per year. Existing sites will ramp up as well.

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23.04.2019 - 16:14

Audi revises e-tron production targets downwards

Audi has reduced the e-tron production target for this year at its Brussels plant by more than 10,000 units to 45,242 units, due to supply issues. Also, production of Audi’s second electric model, the e-tron Sportback, is to be postponed until 2020.

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23.04.2019 - 13:20

Volkswagen joins blockchain for cobalt supply

Volkswagen has joined an industry initiative for responsible purchasing of strategic minerals, especially cobalt. Blockchain technology is to help to improve efficiency, sustainability and transparency in global and complex supply chains.

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18.04.2019 - 17:28

UK: 17MW virtual power plant to utilise EV batteries

London-based Moixa plans to develop a virtual power plant (VPP) that will combine solar panels, batteries and electric vehicles. The VPP could include hundreds of households, schools and other facilities in southern England and Moixa aims to eventually scale the network up to 17 MW.

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11.04.2019 - 18:57

Ford cooperating with Solid Power on SS batteries

U.S. battery specialist Solid Power has now entered into a partnership with Ford to develop solid state batteries for next generation electric vehicles. The company had also entered into a similar cooperation with BMW at the end of 2017.

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11.04.2019 - 18:08

Gigafactory 1 expansion on ice?

Nikkei suggested yesterday, that Panasonic and Tesla’s plans to increase production capacity for battery cells at Gigafactory 1 have been put on ice due to financial problems at Tesla and uncertainties about future demand. While us and others could but wonder, Panasonic now took a stand that is ambivalent.

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11.04.2019 - 13:36

India: 95% of e-scooters excluded from new subsidies

Approximately 95% of the electric scooters in India do not qualify for the subsidies of the new FAME II funding programme. This is partly due to the batteries: Almost 90% of e-scooters that were previously subsidized by FAME-I used lead-acid batteries.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/13/storedot-can-recharge-an-e-scooter-in-5-minutes/
13.06.2019 16:26