Tag: Battery production

Jul 2, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Britishvolt & Posco Chemical join forces on batteries

Britishvolt and South Korean company Posco Chemical have agreed to collaborate on the development and supply of anode and cathode materials for electric car batteries. Britishvolt is securing a stable supply of raw materials ahead of commercial production of its battery cells.

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Jun 21, 2022 - 03:13 pm

Renault & Minth to build battery factory in France

Renault, together with automotive supplier Minth, is planning a joint venture based in France for the production of battery housings for future electric models. The joint venture, which is expected to be established by early 2023, will assemble the battery cases at Renault’s Ruitz plant.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 03:55 pm

BYD subsidiary FinDreams opens battery factory in China

BYD and its subsidiary FinDreams Battery have opened the first production line of its battery factory in Shaoxing in the eastern Chinese province of Zhejiang. The blade batteries produced there will be used in future BYD models with the DM-i PHEV drive.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Foxconn begins building battery plant in Taiwan

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has started building its first battery factory. The plant, located in Taiwan’s second-largest city Kaohsiung, is scheduled to start producing LFP cells with a planned capacity of 1.27 GWh in the first quarter of 2024.

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Jun 15, 2022 - 03:10 pm

Nio to start building its own battery packs in 2024

The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio plans to start producing its own developed battery packs in 2024. The 800-volt battery packs are to be used in models of the new brand for more affordable electric cars announced last year. In the long term, the company also plans to manufacture its own cells.

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Jun 14, 2022 - 02:33 pm

LG Energy Solution to build 4680 cells in Ochang

LG Energy Solution has announced the construction of a new production line at its Ochang plant in South Korea for 4680 round cells. The line is expected to have an annual production capacity of 9 GWh – and apparently produce cells for Tesla.

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May 31, 2022 - 01:35 pm

Manz invests in Customcells Tübingen

Manz has acquired a 40 per cent stake in Customcells Tübingen GmbH. One focus of the cooperation between the engineering company and the battery cell manufacturer is the development of production capacities for lithium-ion battery cells for customers in the aviation sector.

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May 23, 2022 - 04:10 pm

Daimler Truck to buy 10 per cent stake in Manz

Daimler Truck will take a stake of around ten per cent in the German engineering company Manz as part of a capital increase. Both companies are also planning a pilot line for the production of battery cells and battery assembly at the Daimler Truck site in Mannheim.

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May 17, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Volvo Trucks opens battery factory in Belgium

Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has opened its first battery assembly plant in Ghent, Belgium. There, cells and modules from Samsung SDI are assembled into customised battery packs for the FH, FM and FMX heavy-duty electric truck series.

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May 13, 2022 - 02:40 pm

Forsee Power opens battery assembly in France

French battery manufacturer Forsee Power has opened its production site in Poitiers. The Poitiers plant has five assembly lines for e-bus batteries with a production capacity of 1 GWh, equivalent to more than 2,500 bus batteries per year.

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May 6, 2022 - 11:28 am

VW raises investment sum in Spain

The Volkswagen Group and Seat are increasing their investment in e-mobility in Spain from the initially planned seven billion to ten billion euros. VW wants to invest the money not only in its own plants, but also in building up a supply chain.

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May 4, 2022 - 04:09 pm

Bitterfeld-Wolfen is cancelling contract with Farasis

The planned battery cell factory of Daimler partner Farasis Energy in Bitterfeld-Wolfen (Saxony-Anhalt) is probably not going to happen. According to a German media report, Bitterfeld-Wolfen has terminated the urban development contract with Farasis Energy Europe. The company has confirmed the move but the connection has not been completely cut.

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Apr 27, 2022 - 01:32 pm

ACC places major cathode order with Umicore

Materials technology and recycling group Umicore and the Automotive Cells Company (ACC) battery cell joint venture between Stellantis, Total and Mercedes-Benz have signed a long-term supply agreement for cathode materials in Europe.

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Apr 25, 2022 - 02:18 pm

BYD to build 45 GWh battery factory in Guangxi

BYD has announced the construction of another battery factory in China. The new plant in Nanning, the capital of the Guangxi Autonomous Region in southern China, will produce battery cells and modules for both electric cars and stationary energy storage.

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Apr 22, 2022 - 12:23 pm

CATL to start mining lithium in Yichun

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has secured the mining rights for a lithium mine in Yichun in Jiangxi province for 865 million yuan (123 million euros). According to CATL, the mine is expected to yield 2.66 million tonnes of lithium metal oxide.

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Mar 29, 2022 - 04:21 pm

Anodox Energy to build two battery plants in Latvia

The Swedish company Anodox Energy Systems wants to build two factories in Latvia to produce batteries for electric vehicles. According to Latvia’s Ministry of Economy, a plant for the assembly of battery packs will be built first in the port of Riga. The second plant, which will focus on cell production, is to follow shortly […]

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Mar 25, 2022 - 01:57 pm

LGES to build battery plant in Arizona

LG Energy Solution (LGES) has announced another battery factory in North America. The production facility for the manufacture of cylindrical battery cells for use in electric vehicles is to be built in Queen Creek in the US state of Arizona. LG is investing 1.7 trillion won (about 1.3 billion euros) for it.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:44 pm

LG Energy Solution to expand Michigan plant

LG Energy Solution is planning to expand its own battery factory in Holland in the US state of Michigan. With investments amounting to 1.7 billion US dollars, the production capacity for battery cells and battery packs is to be increased fivefold there.

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Mar 24, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Stellantis & LG ES to build battery factory in Canada

Stellantis and LG Energy Solution have unveiled plans to build a large electric vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Canada. A joint venture is to be set up to produce battery cells and modules at the new factory in Windsor in the Canadian province of Ontario.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:39 pm

SK On receives funding for battery cell plant in Hungary

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation spun off at the beginning of October 2021, can count on millions in funding for the construction of a third battery cell plant in Hungary. The EU Commission confirmed that it has approved state aid for this amounting to 209 million euros.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:05 pm

VW confirms plans for battery plant near Valencia

The Volkswagen Group has now officially confirmed the previously leaked plans to build a battery cell factory in Valencia, Spain. This is part of a total investment of more than seven billion euros along the entire e-mobility value chain in Spain.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/07/02/britishvolt-posco-chemical-join-forces-on-batteries/
02.07.2022 16:05