Tag: Batteries



Mar 10, 2023 - 11:42 am

EU loosens EV & battery subsidy requirements

The EU Commission has adapted state aid rules to simplify the approval of subsidies in key sectors such as batteries and renewable energies. The new rules are a reaction to the US government’s Inflation Reduction Act.

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Mar 9, 2023 - 03:01 pm

ABTC to set up battery recycling facility in Nevada

The American Battery Technology Company (ABTC) has announced that it has entered into agreements to purchase a move-in-ready, commercial-scale battery recycling facility located in Nevada to expand operations of its lithium-ion battery recycling technologies.

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Mar 9, 2023 - 01:30 pm

Cabot to build battery centre in Germany

The US speciality chemicals company Cabot has announced the establishment of a technology centre in Germany. With the centre in Münster, Cabot wants to focus on technical cooperation with customers to accelerate the development of its battery materials products in Europe.

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Mar 8, 2023 - 03:38 pm

Sakuu aims to go public via merger with Plum

Sakuu, a California-based developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, will become a publicly traded company. To do so, it will merge with the special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Plum Acquisition Corp. I.

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Mar 8, 2023 - 02:17 pm

VW may prefer US over Eastern Europe for battery cell factory

Volkswagen may have put plans for a battery cell factory in Eastern Europe on ice. According to a media report, the company is looking to build a plant in North America first since it could receive up to €10 billion in incentives because of the US Inflation Reduction Act.

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Mar 8, 2023 - 11:52 am

Samsung SDI will supply cylindrical battery cells to GM

Samsung SDI is to supply General Motors with cylindrical battery cells for electric cars. According to Korean media, the companies will build a joint manufacturing plant with an annual capacity of at least 30 GWh. And another carmaker could use Samsungs cylindrical cells.

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Mar 7, 2023 - 01:31 pm

Indonesia introduces EV incentives

Indonesia will offer government incentives starting 20 March to boost electric vehicle sales and attract investment from foreign companies. Manufacturers must have their own plants in the country to qualify for the subsidies.

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Mar 7, 2023 - 11:17 am

Amprius to manufacture battery cells in Colorado

Californian battery cell developer Amprius Technologies is planning a production facility in Brighton in the US state of Colorado. Production will start in 2025 with an initial annual capacity of 500 MWh and later be expanded to 5 GWh. The company writes that expansion to up to 10 GWh is possible in the long term.

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Mar 3, 2023 - 04:01 pm

Mercedes lays foundation stone at battery recycling plant

Mercedes-Benz has laid the symbolic foundation stone for the announced battery recycling factory in Kuppenheim. For the first stage of the plant – mechanical dismantling – commissioning is to start at the end of this year. Talks with the public sector about further expansion are still ongoing.

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Mar 3, 2023 - 12:00 pm

Redwood sources 95 per cent of metals from old batteries

Redwood Materials has released an interesting update on its electric and hybrid vehicle battery recycling programme, launched about a year ago in California with partners Ford and Volvo. Redwood has collected and recycled 1,268 end-of-life lithium-ion and nickel-metal hydride battery packs over the past 12 months.

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Mar 2, 2023 - 02:05 pm

Tevva cooperates with battery recycler Ecobat

British electric truck manufacturer Tevva has entered into a strategic partnership with battery recycler Ecobat. As part of the partnership, the companies started a twelve-month pilot project for the handling and repair of batteries used by Tevva.

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Mar 2, 2023 - 02:00 pm

Kore Power and Siemens cooperate for US cell factory

US battery developer Kore Power plans to partner with Siemens to set up a battery cell factory with an annual capacity of 12 GWh in the US state of Arizona. The ‘KOREPlex’ factory in Buckeye in the Phoenix metropolitan area will produce battery cells for electric vehicles and stationary applications.

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Mar 2, 2023 - 09:55 am

Tesla announces new factory in Mexico and gives production strategy outlook

Mexico will soon be home to a new Tesla Gigafactory. The carmaker confirmed the location to build its “next-gen vehicle” at yesterday’s Investor Day at Tesla’s Gigafactory in Texas. CEO Elon Musk also gave some details about his ‘Master Plan 3’, which focuses on a renewable energy future – but much of it remains unclear.

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Mar 1, 2023 - 03:55 pm

Stellantis & Toyota launch recall due to battery issues

Numerous electric models from Stellantis and Toyota will have to go to the workshop because of possible battery problems. The affected vehicles, all of which were built in 2022, may have a fault in the specific software calibration of the traction battery control unit.

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Mar 1, 2023 - 01:34 pm

Honda & LG Energy Solution to build battery plant in Ohio

Honda and LG Energy Solution have begun constructing their joint venture battery cell factory in the US state of Ohio. The announced factory near Jeffersonville is expected to be operational by the end of 2025 with an annual production capacity of approximately 40 GWh.

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Mar 1, 2023 - 01:19 pm

Trafigura to supply Next.e.GO Mobile with battery raw materials

The German electric vehicle manufacturer Next.e.GO Mobile has agreed on a cooperation with the raw materials trader Trafigura. Under the agreement, Trafigura will supply 100 per cent of e.Go’s future aluminium needs, as well as battery raw materials such as lithium, cobalt and copper.

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Mar 1, 2023 - 01:06 pm

TCS buys stake in Sun2Wheel

The Touring Club Switzerland (TCS) has acquired a 20 per cent stake in the Swiss startup Sun2Wheel. According to the largest mobility club in Switzerland, it wants to expand its involvement in electric mobility. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.

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Mar 1, 2023 - 12:05 pm

Leipzig BMW plant prepares to produce the Mini

At the end of this year, the electric Mini Countryman is scheduled to roll off the production line at the BMW plant in Leipzig. According to the car manufacturer, preparations there are in full swing. The production of components is also being expanded at the plant.

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10.03.2023 16:05