OneD to build pilot silicon-graphite-anode plant
In the USA, Californian battery developer OneD Battery Sciences is now building a first pilot production facility in Moses Lake in Washington State. OneD has designed its own manufacturing process for building silicon graphite anodes for use in electric vehicle batteries.
BIG-MAP: EU project to speed up battery development
EU project BIG-MAP wants to significantly accelerate the speed of battery development while keeping an eye on sustainability. 34 partners aim to intensify data exchange and cooperation and operate within the broader framework of the BATTERY2030+ initiative.
Siemens opens battery R&D centre in China
Siemens Digital Industries Software has partnered with Tianmu Lake Institute of Advanced Energy Storage Technologies (TIES), a major Chinese energy storage R&D centre, to build the Advanced Battery Technology Innovation Center.
Toyota & BYD to cooperate on EV production
Toyota is accelerating their pace in developing battery electric vehicles: After a battery cooperation with CATL was signed a few days ago, the Japanese carmaker is now announcing the details of a comprehensive deal with BYD.
Samsung SDI to reduce cobalt in its batteries to zero
Leading EV battery maker Samsung has announced plans to revise its cobalt strategy. Not only will the Koreans reduce the amount of the rare resource by using nickel instead but Samsung is also working on cells that do not require any cobalt. Recycling is another measure.
Daimler to restructure its EV battery development unit
The carmaker is currently discussing to ‘insource’ this unit, according to the Stuttgarter Zeitung. Wolfgang Nieke, Chairman of the company’s works council, makes clear that he wants development specialists of Daimler’s subsidiary Accumotive to move to the headquarters in Untertürkheim.