Tag: Battery

Nov 9, 2021 - 03:56 pm

Akasol provides batteries for KTEG excavators

In Germany, the battery maker Akasol has concluded a framework agreement with construction vehicle maker KTEG GmbH for the supply of the AKASystem OEM PRC battery system. KTEG will use it to equip over one hundred small excavators of the type KTEG ZE85. The framework agreement is valid up to and including 2023.

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Oct 14, 2021 - 06:15 pm

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.

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Oct 6, 2021 - 11:31 pm

Mahle presents LEV battery concept

Mahle has presented a new lithium carbon battery concept that combines the advantages of supercapacitors and conventional lithium ion batteries. The concept should enable ultra-fast charging of light light electric vehicles (LEVs) in under 90 seconds, for example for urban distribution transport.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 04:47 pm

Gotion High-Tech aims for 300 GWh by 2025

Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech wants to achieve a battery cell production volume of 300 GWh by 2025, three times as much as previously planned. Cells from Gotion are also to come off the production line in Göttingen, Germany.

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Aug 22, 2021 - 11:35 am

GAC Aion V charges in 8 minutes

The Chinese car manufacturer GAC plans to launch the Aion V with a graphene battery in September. In a demonstration, the car is said to have managed a charging process from zero to 80 per cent in eight minutes. GAC Aion showcased its super-fast charging technology in two versions, 3C and 6C.

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Jun 21, 2021 - 05:33 pm

CATL puts Yibin 15-GWh-plant section into operation

CATL has completed the first expansion stage of its battery cell plant in the city of Yibin in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, for which it has already commissioned the equipment. The company puts the annual capacity of the completed section at 15 GWh.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 02:47 pm

GM reveals plans for increased e-mobility investment

US automaker General Motors has now officially confirmed that it will increase its investment in electric and automated driving vehicles from $27 billion to $35 billion by 2025, as previously leaked. GM has revealed some details of what the extra funds will be used for.

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Jun 17, 2021 - 01:36 pm

Renault’s Mobilize reveals business plans

Mobilize, Renault’s new mobility brand announced in January has just presented its upcoming projects for the next few years. With Duo, Bento and Hippo, the business unit is presenting, among other things, three fully electric shared mobility vehicles for transporting people and goods.

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May 16, 2021 - 01:22 pm

QuantumScape considers cell production in Salzgitter

QuantumScape could produce solid-state batteries in the German city of Salzgitter with Volkswagen in the future. According to an agreement between the two companies, the location for the planned pilot plant with VW is to be determined this year.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

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Jan 11, 2021 - 12:35 pm

Battery recalls hit Volkswagen

Volkswagen is launching a recall for its e-Up small electric car. Due to faulty battery cells, there is a risk of a short circuit or fire. No incidents have been reported so far, but the decision was taken as a precautionary measure – which is not too dramatic since the number of vehicles involved is […]

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Dec 22, 2020 - 03:20 pm

Apple may launch autonomous electric car in 2024

It is not the first time we hear of an Apple electric car only this time around, the tech giant is not just aiming for autonomy, but a new battery design that insiders say will “radically” reduce battery costs and increase range. It is also to be mass-market-ready by 2024.

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Dec 14, 2020 - 12:55 pm

Mercedes reveals production locations for EQ ramp up

Mercedes-Benz is now providing a comprehensive overview of the production sites for its electric offensive for the EQ brand. Production of the EQA at the Rastatt plant in Germany among others has already started ahead of the model’s world premiere on 20 January 2021.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 03:56 pm

Akasol moves into Darmstadt headquarters

German battery systems manufacturer Akasol has just moved into its new headquarters in the southwest of Darmstadt. The move marks the start of series production of the first battery systems on the production lines installed at the Akasol Campus plant.

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Jul 28, 2020 - 06:22 pm

Hoppecke to carry out battery servicing for CATL in Europe

The German energy storage specialist Hoppecke has signed a Europe-wide partnership agreement with China’s battery cell manufacturer CATL. On behalf of CATL, Hoppecke is responsible for testing, repairing and replacing the lithium-ion batteries installed in electric vehicles.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 06:56 pm

Volvo invests in Circulor for blockchain technology

Volvo Cars has invested in Circulor, a British blockchain specialist so that the Swedish car manufacturer can make the origin of raw materials more transparent in future. The two companies have not disclosed the amount of the investment.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 06:28 pm

BMW orders cobalt from Morocco for €100M

The BMW Group has signed a supply contract with the Moroccan mining company Managem Group for cobalt for use in battery cells worth around 100 million euros. According to the German carmaker, this five-year contract covers around one-fifth of the cobalt requirements.

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May 25, 2020 - 03:22 pm

Akasol registers losses last quarter due to pandemic

The battery system manufacturer Akasol has presented its business figures for the first quarter of 2020. Revenue and EBIT were both below the figures for the same quarter of the previous year – mainly due to corona-related production interruptions from the company’s own customers.

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Mar 30, 2020 - 04:55 pm

Voltabox adjusts business prognosis for this year

Battery systems manufacturer Voltabox estimates that it will not achieve its growth targets for 2020 due to the Covid 19 pandemic and is reducing its forecast for the current fiscal year. It remains to be seen whether the situation will also affect Paragon’s plans to sell its Voltabox shares.

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Mar 5, 2020 - 11:58 am

General Motors reveal new battery system and platform

At an “EV Day” for investors, General Motors CEO Mary Barra presented an overview of the Group’s ambitious electric strategy. At the heart of the strategy is the third-generation new platform involving a modular battery system called Ultium. The platform should base the spectrum of electric vehicles from hatchbacks to pickups, SUVs and commercial vehicles.

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Dec 23, 2019 - 01:45 pm

SK Innovation to supply Hyundai electric cars

SK Innovation will become the exclusive battery cell supplier for Hyundai Group electric cars – specifically for the first model based on the Electric-Global Modular Platform (E-GMP), which is to roll off the assembly line from 2021.

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Nov 4, 2019 - 04:26 pm

Will Fiat Chrysler use Tesla technology?

It is looking like Fiat Chrysler might buy the use of a Tesla technology for its brands’ electric cars. During a conversation with stock analysts, FCA boss Mike Manley revealed that his company was considering this option. It would not be the first partnership between the two companies.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 04:13 pm

Umicore to supply Samsung SDI with NMC

Umicore and Samsung SDI have signed a strategic agreement to supply nearly 80,000 tonnes of NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode material from 2020. The supply will come from Umicore plants in various regions, most of them initially from Korea.

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Apr 16, 2019 - 07:13 pm

Daimler partners with Sila Nano on batteries

Daimler has acquired a minority stake in the Californian battery materials specialist Sila Nanotechnologies, with which BMW already cooperates. The company completely replaces conventional graphite electrodes with silicon-dominated composites.

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Apr 5, 2019 - 02:01 pm

Innolith battery said to achieve 4 x energy density

Swiss energy technology company Innolith says they have developed the world’s first lithium-based rechargeable battery with an energy density of 1000 Wh/kg, which would give electric cars a range of more than 1000 km on a single charge. The battery apparently uses less expensive materials and is non-flammable.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/11/09/akasol-provides-batteries-for-kteg-excavators/
09.11.2021 15:45