Tag: Battery research

Jun 22, 2022 - 03:22 pm

Scania opens battery testing lab in Sweden

Traton subsidiary Scania has commissioned a new battery laboratory at its research and development facilities in Södertälje, Sweden. The facility consists of three 250 m² test halls for battery cells, modules and packs.

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Jun 9, 2022 - 12:34 pm

VW to begin ID.4 production in the USA early

VW plans to start series production of the ID.4 at its US plant in Chattanooga in July and to bring the vehicles to dealers in “significant quantities” from September. That would be several months earlier than previously planned.

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Jun 8, 2022 - 02:16 pm

New battery test centre opened by TÜV in Germany

The German technical inspection agency TÜV Rheinland has opened its Battery Test Centre in Aachen. The facility is said to be the most modern independent test centre in Europe. Not only electrical tests and durability simulations can be carried out there, but also safety tests up to the destruction of the battery.

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Jun 1, 2022 - 12:53 pm

Mercedes lays the foundation for eCampus near Stuttgart

Mercedes-Benz has laid the symbolic foundation stone for a new competence centre for the research and development of future generations of batteries and battery cells on the grounds of its main plant in Stuttgart-Untertürkheim. The so-called ‘Mercedes-Benz eCampus’ is to be gradually put into operation from 2023.

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May 24, 2022 - 01:18 pm

Polestar becomes StoreDot shareholder

Swedish electric car manufacturer Polestar has become a shareholder in Israeli battery developer StoreDot. In addition to the financial investment, both companies want to explore the use of StoreDot’s fast-charging silicon-dominated batteries for future Polestar vehicles.

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May 20, 2022 - 12:39 pm

VW presents Board of their battery unit

With the European Company (Société Européenne) founded last December, Volkswagen wants to bundle activities along the battery value chain. The group has now presented six members to make the Board of Directors, headed by Frank Blome, which is to expand the battery business from Salzgitter.

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Apr 21, 2022 - 03:34 pm

OpMoSi project to research battery cell density

An Austrian consortium is researching significant improvements to lithium-ion batteries as part of the “OpMoSi” project. The aim of the project is to increase the energy density of cells by 20 to 30 per cent at 1,000 charges.

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Mar 31, 2022 - 03:02 pm

CircuBAT to analyze battery supply chains

The CircuBAT research project aims to close the loop between the production, application and recycling of lithium-ion batteries from mobility. To this end, seven Swiss research institutions and 24 companies are jointly looking for optimisation options for more sustainability in all stages of the battery’s life.

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Mar 23, 2022 - 11:54 am

StoreDot reports progress with silicon-dominated cells

Israeli battery developer StoreDot has reported progress in the stability of its fast-charging silicon-dominated battery cells. The company says it has exceeded 1,200 cycles with cells charged to 80 per cent in 15 minutes and then discharged for one hour.

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Mar 7, 2022 - 04:13 pm

Britishvolt & Aston Martin to develop EV batteries

Britishvolt has entered into a development partnership with Aston Martin for electric car batteries. The aim is not only to maximise the performance of special cylindrical high-performance cells developed by Britishvolt for use in Aston Martin’s electric cars.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 04:25 pm

EU Commission funds the EBA Academy

The European Commission has awarded energy investor EIT InnoEnergy a 10-million-euro grant for the European Battery Alliance (EBA) Academy. Launched in 2021, the EBA Academy trains professionals across the value chain of the European battery industry.

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Feb 24, 2022 - 02:12 pm

QuantumScape opens R&D lab in Kyoto

Solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape is expanding into the Asia-Pacific region and has announced the opening of a subsidiary in Kyoto, Japan, for this purpose. The new site will have an R&D laboratory that is scheduled to go into operation this year.

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Feb 22, 2022 - 11:09 am

Norway invests in sustainable battery production

The Norwegian government’s Green Platform initiative has approved around 100 million Norwegian kroner (about 9.8 million euros) to support the research project ‘Sustainable Materials for the Battery Value Chain’ to establish sustainable battery production in the country.

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Jan 27, 2022 - 05:43 pm

BYD to build e-mobility industrial park in Hubei

BYD has signed a framework agreement with the municipal government of the city of Xiangyang in the Chinese province of Hubei for the construction of an industrial park where, among other things, traction batteries for electric cars will be produced.

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Jan 20, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Hyundai to optimise batteries using quantum computing

Hyundai is cooperating with the US company IonQ, which specialises in quantum computing, to improve future batteries for electric cars. The goal is to optimise the charging and discharging cycles of next-generation batteries as well as their durability, capacity and safety through quantum-driven simulations of battery chemistries.

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Jan 19, 2022 - 04:44 pm

SK Innovation aims to advance all-solid-state batteries

SK Innovation has revealed that it will be collaborating with a research team led by Professor Lee Seung-woo of Georgia Tech in the United States with the aim of advancing “the era of next-generation all-solid-state batteries.” SK Innovation is not only conducting its own research but putting efforts to develop all-solid-state batteries actively cooperating with […]

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Jan 19, 2022 - 03:33 pm

Honda & SES to develop lithium batteries

Honda has reached an agreement with battery developer SES (formerly SolidEnergy Systems) to jointly develop lithium metal batteries for electric vehicles. Honda also plans to acquire about two per cent of the battery developer’s shares as part of SES’s planned initial public offering.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 04:43 pm

Spartacus battery research developing well

In Germany, the European battery research project Spartacus has published a positive interim report one year after it was first initiated for the development of advanced battery sensors and cell management systems. The Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research in Würzburg is acting as project coordinator.

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Nov 8, 2021 - 02:46 pm

Tesla takes over battery startup SiILion

Tesla has acquired Colorado-based battery start-up SiILion, according to a new patent for a silicon-based battery anode. Tesla is also planning a new factory in Canada to build battery production facilities.

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Nov 5, 2021 - 04:03 pm

StoreDot awarded battery preservation patent

Israeli battery developer StoreDot has been awarded a patent for a digital battery system that will enable electric car owners to access a constant range throughout the life of their vehicle. StoreDot says this is achieved through a combination of patented software and cell chemistry management.

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Nov 4, 2021 - 03:45 pm

Manz to set up battery production lines for BMW

The engineering company Manz has been awarded the contract to set up a battery production line at BMW’s Parsdorf site near Munich. The Bavarian carmaker is known to want to set up a pilot battery cell production line on-site.

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