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14.04.2018 - 15:19

What VW’s change of the guard means for e-mobility

It’s confirmed, ex-BMW manager Dr Herbert Diess is taking over from Matthias Müller, and this sets things in motion. New brand groups are being introduced and the UV unit will be open for public investment. Interestingly, Diess will also head R&D. Editor-in-Chief, Peter Schwierz comments.

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11.04.2018 - 13:03

Toyota to make batteries for hybrid cars in Thailand

Toyota plans to build a battery factory in Thailand to produce power packs for its hybrid vehicles from 2020. Unnamed sources say the Japanese corporation expects PEV sales to rise in the country due to tax incentives and that it also needs to fulfil its own forecasted demand.

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16.03.2018 - 23:49

Volkswagen teams up with Samsung and LG Chem

Volkswagen is pushing electric mobility and has to find batteries in order to scale up. After joining forces with CATL in China just days ago, the Germans have now turned to Korea, where VW announced a new partnership with LG Chem and Samsung SDI.

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08.03.2018 - 13:53

Volkswagen bets on batteries supplied by CATL

Volkswagen has nominated Chinese battery specialist Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) as supplier to implement its ambitious electrification roadmap, according to “Caixin”. However, VW intends to add also other battery suppliers later on.

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25.02.2018 - 18:24

Geely now largest shareholder of Daimler

China’s Geely has bought almost ten percent in Daimler shares, thus becoming the company’s largest shareholder. Geely founder Li Shufu said in a statement he is “particularly pleased to accompany Daimler on its way to becoming the world’s leading electro-mobility provider.”

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25.02.2018 - 18:23

Daimler motor factory to turn into battery centre in Germany

Workers in Untertürkheim rejoice as Daimler announces to join its battery research with the facilities of its subsidiary Accumotive on site. Together the location will host what Daimler calls its competence centre for batteries within the larger push for e-mobility production hubs.

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30.01.2018 - 18:30

VW and Daimler next to turn to China’s CATL for batteries?

Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has been making the news through its hook up with PSA as well as his cooperation with BMW in China. Now it appears as if Volkswagen and Daimler too have been reaching out to secure the batteries for their upcoming electric cars.

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12.01.2018 - 14:20

Panasonic onboard with Tesla Gigafactory in China?

The Japanese battery manufacturer says that it thinks about producing cells for Tesla in a new Gigafactory in Shanghai, China in a comparable deal that they have regarding the so-called Gigafactory 1 in Nevada. That is what “Nikkei” learnt on the sidelines of CES.

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12.12.2017 - 14:08

Chinese Sokon group to erect battery plant

The Sokon Industry group owns Californian EV start-up SF Motors and plans now also to enter the market for batteries and other EV components. Part of the roadmap is also the installation of a 5.2 GWh battery plant.

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11.12.2017 - 14:30

Worldwide Battery Shortage due to Tesla?

Battery production has been slow in the Gigafactory, which forced Teslas’ Partner Panasonic to make do with substitute battery cells from Japan, according to South Korean Newspaper “ETNews”.

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11.12.2017 - 12:27

BYD plans EV Factory in Morocco

The Chinese vehicle Manufacturer BYD has signed an agreement with the Moroccan government to construct a factory in the north African nation. In the production site near Tangiers BYD plans to engage 2,500 employees to construct passenger vehicles, buses and trucks with electric engines, as well as produce a range of batteries.

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27.11.2017 - 18:55

BMW races to secure cobalt supply

BMW is looking for cobalt suppliers as well, just after VW rendered its tender. The Bavarians are talking to various players concerned with materials required to build electric car batteries.

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27.11.2017 - 18:32

Sino-German battery joint venture

German supplier ElringKlinger agreed with Chengfei Integration Technology (CITC), a cell maker from China, to set up a joint venture. Together they are to develop, produce and sell battery modules globally.

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27.11.2017 - 13:16

BMW builds new Battery Cell Competence Centre

The Bavarian carmakers wants to centralise its battery cell competence in a new centre in Munich and has just broken ground. Officially called BMW Group Battery Cell Competence Centre, it is to drive battery cell innovation starting in 2019 and to introduce hi-tech production processes.

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21.11.2017 - 15:58

BYD plans battery production for third parties

Chinese manufacturer BYD has to face its revenues going down as the country’s government reduces EV subsidies and more and more players are entering the EV market. That’s why the carmaker intends to focus more on its battery business, Reuters has learnt.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2017/11/21/byd-plans-battery-production-third-parties/
21.11.2017 15:58