Tag: Cell production

Feb 11, 2018 - 03:42 pm

Belgian Umicore raises over $1bn to grow cathode production

Umicore said it raised 892 million euros ($1.09bn) by selling shares and will use the money in part to fund investments in battery materials. The programme is to run throughout 2020 and includes construction of the first cathode material production site in Europe.

Feb 7, 2018 - 04:28 pm

German GroKo confirms electric transport policies

Germany’s grand coalition of CDU and SPD has confirmed the set of measures for electric mobility it had drafted a few days ago. Policies include tax reliefs as well as charging infrastructure and the electrification of fleets.

Feb 5, 2018 - 05:36 pm

BYD’s new battery plant to start producing this June

Build your own battery factory – the lines at BYD’s latest plant shall start rolling this June. Located in the Chinese province of Qinghai, the 4bn yuan facility is designed for an annual production capacity of 10 GWh of lithium batteries.



Jan 24, 2018 - 03:50 pm

Industry opposes EU Battery Alliance’s scope

The plan for a Europe-wide battery alliance is due next month. EU vice president Maroš Šefčovič is facing opposition from the industry though as executives doubt their investment in a European Gigafactory would pay off.



Jan 27, 2017 - 09:50 am

Cell production, Faurecia, Ballard Power, World Solar Challenge.

Battery cells made in Germany? Plant manufacturers ThyssenKrupp, M+W and Manz want to join up with cell hosts Litarion, BMZ and Streetscooter to kick off a large-scale serial production of battery cells in Germany. German Tagesspiegel broke the story and further reports that the German Ministry of Science already pledged financial support.
tagesspiegel.de (in German)

Reorientation at Faurecia: The automotive supplier is rebranding its business group “Emissions Control Technologies” as “Clean Mobility.” On the agenda are i.e. the development of new technologies for more efficient hybrid drivetrains, as well as innovative solutions for electric vehicles. The focus will be on lightweight solutions including composites and battery thermal management.
greencarcongress.com, faurecia.com

Ballard bags new deal: Canadian fuel cell company Ballard Power Systems received an order from the Zhuhai Yinlong Energy Group to equip ten buses with its fuel cell modules FCveloCity-MD 30. The Chinese manufacturer wants to build no less than 35,000 battery-electric buses this year, and will now amend its portfolio to include FCVs.

Raining funds: Solar Team Great Britain kicked off a crowdfunding campaign to raise a minimum of 20,000 pounds. The money will be used to finance at least part of the development of a solar-powered vehicle, with which the team will compete in (and hope to win) the World Solar Challenge in Australia in October.
businessgreen.com, kickstarter.com

Found on electrive.com
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