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19.09.2018 - 14:01

BYD pushing to increase battery production capacity

BYD has announced their plan to construct a battery factory with an annual capacity of 30 GWh in Xi’an, the capital of Shaanxi province. Its size will place it among the country’s “super factories” and is part of a wider push by BYD to increase production.

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13.09.2018 - 18:00

Battery Alliance to enter serial production in 2020

There is news from the Battery Alliance initially announced in February: the partners Saft, Siemens, Solvay and Many have announced that they would enter serial production of an improved lithium-ion battery format utilising high-density liquid electrolytes in the first half of 2020.

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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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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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16.08.2018 - 12:37

China: Solar giant GCL wants EV makers in new ‘eco-town’

One of China’s largest producer of solar power, GCL, is looking to tap into the new energy vehicle business as they want EV manufacturers to set up shop close to their new production base in an eco-town. The initiative is an attempt to get ahead of an ever more crowded industry.

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07.08.2018 - 13:31

Tesla is hiring for Gigafactory 3 in China

Tesla is looking for staff for their planned electric vehicle factory in Shanghai just one month after receiving approval to set up shop from Chinese autorities. Most roles posted on the Tesla website are at senior level, reaching from architectural designer to experienced finance manager.

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31.07.2018 - 14:15

Tesla in talks for additional Gigafactory

Tesla has reportedly begun preliminary talks with representatives from the German states of Rhineland-Palatinate and the Saarland, regarding the construction of Tesla’s first Gigafactory in Europe. The facility will produce both cars and batteries.

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25.07.2018 - 17:04

Mercedes expands battery offensive

Mercedes-Benz has announced an expansion of their battery offensive for the near future. In particular, the locations in Singelfingen and Untertürkheim will receive the newest facilities in Mercedes’ global battery production network.

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11.07.2018 - 18:58

Groundbreaking: E4V tripling battery assembly

E4V announces the construction of a new battery facility close to their existing site in French Le Mans. The 3,000 sqm plant will triple their assembly of tailor-made battery packs upon completion in May 2019. E4V clients include La Poste.

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02.07.2018 - 15:56

Nissan scraps one billion dollar battery deal with GSR

No deal, Nissan told GSR Capital of China today after the firm failed to buy off Nissan’s battery business AESC for almost a year. It turned out GSR does not have the required one billion dollars for the acquisition and so Nissan is open to other suitors.

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20.06.2018 - 13:20

Tesla CEO favours Gigafactory in Germany

Elon Musk has taken to Twitter – no surprises here – to add some detail to plans for a Gigafactory in Europe. And – here’s the surprise – he named Germany as a “leading choice” mainly due to its location in the centre of Europe.

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07.06.2018 - 16:27

General Motors opens battery factory in China

General Motors has opened a factory in Shanghai to assemble batteries for their growing EV production in China. The factory, which is operated by the joint venture partners SAIC-GM is the second of its kind set up by GM.

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06.06.2018 - 14:40

CATL & BYD rise to join world’s Top 3 battery makers

Korea’s largest battery makers LG Chem and Samsung SDI are losing market shares to competitors from China, SNE Research finds. They pin the loss to increased domestic demand in China from electric buses and trucks. CATL appears to have benefitted the most.

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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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16.05.2018 - 16:40

Northvolt finds supplier for planned Gigafactory in Europe

Japan’s Marubeni and Northvolt have signed a MOU. Marubeni will supply the company led by former Tesla Manager Peter Carlsson with battery materials as well as with manufacturing equipment for Northvolt’s planned Gigafactory in Europe. The cooperation could also expand.

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16.05.2018 - 15:02

CATL eyeing Europe for battery production

Chinese battery maker CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology) is about to finalise a feasibility study looking into a European production facility for batteries. Once their estimates are final, a decision could be taken within weeks.

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01.05.2018 - 16:10

Northvolt begins construction of R&D center

The Swedish Northvolt has started construction on their research and development center in Västerås. The facility is supposed to start developing, testing and industrializing lithium ion batteries as of 2019. This is a major step towards the planned lithium-ion battery factory in Skellefteå.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/03/16/volkswagen-partners-up-with-korean-battery-manufacturers/
16.03.2018 23:49