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31.10.2018 - 15:40

Volvo testing new EV batteries with Ricardo

Volvo Cars of Sweden has turned to Britain’s Ricardo for a new partnership. Volvo wants the engineering firm to test and asses battery cells for upcoming electric cars. The project has been described as “large-scale”.

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25.10.2018 - 16:40

VW & SK Innovation looking at battery manufacturing

Volkswagen may be preparing their entry into mass production of battery cells for EVs, according to a German news magazine. They would be cooperating with a Korean partner, SK Innovation, to set up and operate multiple battery cell “Gigafactories” in Europe.

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12.10.2018 - 15:36

SolarEdge acquires large swath of Kokam

The Israeli company SolarEdge Technologies has taken over large parts of the South Korean battery and energy storage specialist Kokam. The transaction sum is said to stand at 88 million dollars.

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05.10.2018 - 17:46

Oxis Energy improves Li-S Battery energy density

The British company Oxis Energy has announced that they have improved the energy density of their lithium sulfur battery cells for use in electric aircraft to 425 Wh/kg. By the end of 2019, the manufacturer intends to increase this number to 500 Wh/kg with the help of selected partners.

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08.09.2018 - 19:33

Farasis sets up production in China and EU

The US American battery specialist Farasis Energy has managed to collect more than one billion dollars in a new financing round. The money will be used to fund the expansion plans for the company, which include the set up of a new factory in Europe, to join the recently completed factory in China.

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06.09.2018 - 14:59

Germany and Poland set up battery cell alliance

The previously rumoured plan by Germany and Poland to cooperate in the area of battery cells is becoming more specific: The cooperation is now said to be aiming to set up battery cell manufacturing across the nations’ border regions.

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05.09.2018 - 14:12

Is JLR banking on Samsung cells?

Jaguar Land Rover will be investing in Samsung battery cells soon, according to insiders. Apparently the Brits are interested in the cylindrical battery cells from Samsung SDI for future models as of 2020. The Korean battery manufacturer will reportedly upgrade their Hungary factory with a new production line for 21700 cells.

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27.08.2018 - 16:59

CATL to begin German factory construction in 2019

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL will begin construction of their planned battery cell factory in Germany next year, according to Europe boss Matthias Zentgraf. The production start for the battery cells is estimated for 2022.

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29.07.2018 - 15:15

Continental looking for solid state research partner

Automobile supplier Continental is looking for partners to possibly enter into solid state battery production starting around 2025. The company has announced considerations of delving into the battery cell business before, but remains interested in only the solid-state area.

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26.07.2018 - 18:40

Index outlines looming dependency on cell manufacturers

The Electro-mobility Index 2018 by the consulting company Roland Berger and the research institute Kraftfahrwesen Aachen (fka) show how the e-mobility market is developing and underlines the looming dependency of automobile manufacturers on battery cell manufacturers.

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19.07.2018 - 17:13

LG Chem to open second battery factory in China

LG Chem has announced plans to construct a second battery plant in China for EVs. The new factory will be set in Nanjing like the first, and construction will begin this October. Battery production will likely start exactly a year later.

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13.07.2018 - 18:02

Panasonic plans to halve cobalt portion in batteries

The Japanese company plans to change up their battery manufacturing recipe within the next two-to-three years to use only half the current cobalt components. Head of the Panasonic passenger car division, Yoshio Ito, stated there are already working prototypes, but a complex evaluation process will take place before serial production.

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08.07.2018 - 18:58

Battery production by CATL & Dongfeng JV kicks off

Construction of a battery factory owned by both CATL and Dongfeng is complete. The facility of Dongfeng Amperex started production in Wuhan. Here they aim to reach a capacity of 9.6 GWh worth of batteries on three manufacturing lines from 2019.

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29.06.2018 - 21:18

Voltabox takes over Navitas Systems

The German battery manufacturer Voltabox is continuing their expansion, and has purchased the US battery manufacturer Navitas Systems, a specialist for battery systems in the intralogistic area. The supervisory board still has to confirm the decision, however.

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29.06.2018 - 21:16

BMW announces billion euro contract for CATL

Harald Krüger, head of the BMW board, announced the contract with the Chinese battery manufacturer for cells valued at over one billion euros. The announcement came in an interview, where it was also confirmed that CATL will be opening a factory near Erfurt, Germany.

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23.05.2018 - 16:34

Oxis Energy begins cell production in Brazil

The British battery specialist OXIS Energy is in the process of opening a manufacturing facility in the Minas Gerais state in southeastern Brazil. OCIS is aiming to produce batteries for electric buses and planes with their lithium-sulfur technology.

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12.05.2018 - 20:30

CATL to deliver cells for Nissan and Renault

China’s battery specialist Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) is advancing to become not only Europe’s battery supplier No. 1 but also Japan’s. A new report says CATL will be taking over the battery cell supply for Nissan and Renault EVs in the near future.

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07.05.2018 - 16:08

LG Chem to supply hundreds of millions of cells to BMZ

BMZ, a battery assembly specialist in Germany, has made a deal with Korea’s LG Chem over the delivery of a couple hundreds of million of cells throughout 2022. The German supplier wants to secure its own supply in order to fulfill its obligations with makers of all sorts of (light) electric vehicles.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/05/07/lg-chem-to-supply-hundreds-of-million-of-cells-to-bmz/
07.05.2018 16:08