Tag: Battery

Jan 22, 2019 - 03:40 pm

Mercedes-Benz to build battery assembly plant in Poland

As part of its upcoming electrification offensive, Mercedes-Benz is building a battery factory in the Polish town of Jawor, near Germany. This is to expand the Group’s global battery production network to nine factories at seven locations on three continents.

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Oct 18, 2018 - 11:23 am

Nissan Leaf with 60 kWh battery to cost 5,500 USD more

The 60 kWh version of the Nissan Leaf will go into production in January 2019 and cost 5,500 US dollars (around 4,800 euros) more than the current 40 kWh version – that is at least what “CarsDirect” reports, referring to news derived from dealers’ documents.

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Jun 10, 2018 - 12:45 pm

GM and Honda to develop next gen batteries

General Motors and Honda have announced a battery cooperation for future electric vehicles. Both manufacturers want to work on the development of next generation battery components and technology.

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Feb 1, 2018 - 03:29 pm

Toyota to investigate recycling management for batteries

Toyota has announced its agreement with Chubu Electric Power to begin investigating potential recycling uses for used batteries, as well as a verification project that would construct a large-capacity battery storage system, which would reuse EV batteries. 

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Feb 1, 2018 - 02:06 pm

Siemens may start producing batteries in Goerlitz

As the turbine factory in Goerlitz, Germany, is winding down, Siemens has had to face much criticism. The prospective loss of jobs and unavoidable layoffs have been difficult for both political relations as well as the concerned employees. A new battery factory in Oberlausitz may offer relief. 

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Jan 27, 2018 - 11:50 am

Battery firm Litarion to enter insolvency proceedings

German Litarion started “a voluntary structured insolvency process that is expected to result in the appointment of a provisional receiver/liquidator of Litarion and its property by the German court”, according to its Canadian parent company Electrovaya.

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Jan 18, 2018 - 10:06 am

Hyundai accelerates on the electrification trail

The Korean carmaker says it wants to invest 17.6 bn euros over the next five years to advance technologies such as electric and autonomous vehicles as well as artificial intelligence. In total, Hyundai wants to employ 45,000 more workers by 2023.

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Jan 15, 2018 - 03:43 pm

Eurabus promotes battery system as stand-alone product

Berlin-based electric bus specialist Eurabus is introducing its high-energy battery system now as a stand-alone product for electric-powered buses or utility vehicles – and prepares already market launch of its next product: a plug & play high-voltage drivetrain platform.

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Jan 12, 2018 - 02:13 pm

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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Jan 7, 2018 - 04:20 pm

Formula E won’t allow battery competition before 2025

The idea was to open up the competition to manufacturers component by component but for batteries this won’t happen before 2025 at least. Formula E’s Alejandro Agag revealed that the electric racing series will stick to a standard battery for another 7 years, that is until season 11.

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Jan 2, 2018 - 10:36 am

BMW to supply battery modules to StreetScooter

Battery modules of the BMW i are now also getting part of the fully electrified delivery vans made by the Deutsche Post DHL. According to the German carmaker, these modules are equivalent to those used for the BMW i3.

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Nov 23, 2017 - 10:57 am

Vanderbilt University team to revive ageing batteries

Electric cars with old batteries may soon be rejuvenated and regain up to 50 percent of their range with a new solution from Vanderbilt University. The team has come up with a battery management that addresses each cell via single controllers.

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Nov 17, 2017 - 04:18 pm

Akasol to produce batteries for electric utility vehicles

German manufacturer Akasol has opened a battery plant with a potential production output of 600 MWh annually in Langen, close to its headquarters in Darmstadt. The company says it will be capable of manufacturing storage systems for up to 3,000 electric buses per year. All in all, Akasol invested 10m euros into the implementation of its semi-automatic production line.
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Nov 9, 2017 - 11:15 pm

Eurabus to bet on BMZ batteries

The BMZ Group (Germany) and Eurabus have signed a long-term master agreement with a volume of 150m euros. The contract includes the supply of more than 1,000 battery systems for electric buses within the next two to three years.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/01/22/mercedes-benz-to-build-battery-montage-plant-in-poland/
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