Tag: Batteries

Jun 15, 2022 - 12:58 pm

Production kicks off for the Mercedes EQE in China

Beijing Benz Automotive (BBAC) has started production of the all-electric EQE in China. The EQE is now rolling off the production line at the BBAC plant in the Shunyi district of the Chinese capital Beijing. The batteries for the EQE are also produced by BBAC.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 05:01 pm

Aqua Metals reveals new metal recycling tech

In the USA, Nevada-based Aqua Metals says it is reinventing metals recycling with its AquaRefining technology. The company has plated high purity cobalt and produced manganese dioxide from lithium-ion battery black mass.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 04:16 pm

ONE and BMW announce iX planned with almost 1,000 km range

US battery start-up Our Next Energy (ONE) has signed an agreement with BMW to integrate its Gemini battery technology into a BMW iX. The vehicle prototype is to be completed by the end of this year – and will then be able to drive 600 miles or 965 kilometres on one charge.

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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 13, 2022 - 11:38 am

GM & Lockheed confirm lunar BEV model series

Following last year’s NASA contract with General Motors and Lockheed Martin to develop the next generation of EVs for future lunar missions, there is now an update: both companies have now announced that they plan to produce a series of lunar vehicles for commercial space missions that will use GM’s Ultium battery technology.

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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 9, 2022 - 12:34 pm

VW to begin ID.4 production in the USA early

VW plans to start series production of the ID.4 at its US plant in Chattanooga in July and to bring the vehicles to dealers in “significant quantities” from September. That would be several months earlier than previously planned.

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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 8, 2022 - 12:35 pm

BYD to supply Tesla with batteries

BYD will supply Tesla with battery cells. This rumour, which has been circulating since last year, has now been confirmed in essence for the first time by a BYD manager.

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Jun 3, 2022 - 02:02 pm

EIT InnoEnergy invests in Pure Battery Technologies

Pure Battery Technologies (PBT), an Australian specialist in cathode materials for use in electric car batteries, has received an investment from WIT InnoEnergy. The money will be used to finance the establishment of industrial mass production in Germany.

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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 1, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Mercedes lays the foundation for eCampus near Stuttgart

Mercedes-Benz has laid the symbolic foundation stone for a new competence centre for the research and development of future generations of batteries and battery cells on the grounds of its main plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. The so-called ‘Mercedes-Benz eCampus’ is to be gradually put into operation from 2023.

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May 31, 2022 - 02:44 pm

Wrightbus orders battery systems from Forsee Power

Forsee Power has received another major order from Wrightbus. The Northern Irish bus builder is ordering Zen Slim battery modules from the French battery manufacturer for 420 of its electric buses. In addition, the battery systems of the Pulse model are to be supplied for Wrightbus’ hydrogen programme.

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May 31, 2022 - 01:35 pm

Manz invests in Customcells Tübingen

Manz has acquired a 40 per cent stake in Customcells Tübingen GmbH. One focus of the cooperation between the engineering company and the battery cell manufacturer is the development of production capacities for lithium-ion battery cells for customers in the aviation sector.

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May 30, 2022 - 04:18 pm

Johnson Matthey finds buyers for their battery business

After the British chemical company Johnson Matthey surprisingly announced its withdrawal from the business with battery materials for the automotive industry in November 2021, parts of the business are now being sold to EV Metals Group and Nano One Materials.

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May 30, 2022 - 12:34 pm

CATL to supply LFP batteries for Solaris

Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has signed a supply agreement with Polish electric bus manufacturer Solaris. CATL will supply LFP batteries with cell-to-pack technology for Solaris electric buses.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/15/production-kicks-off-for-the-mercedes-eqe-in-china/
15.06.2022 12:28