Tag: Custom Cells

May 15, 2023 - 01:38 pm

Cellforce uses Siemens’ Xcelerator portfolio

The Cellforce Group, the battery cell joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, announced a strategic partnership with Siemens. The two companies will join forces along the entire battery development and manufacturing chain.

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Apr 6, 2023 - 11:34 am

‘IntelLiGent’ research project takes on sustainable battery cells

The development of innovative and sustainable lithium-ion cells for battery systems of future battery-electric vehicles is the subject of the now-launched European project ‘IntelLiGent’. The project aims to realise these battery technologies on an industrial scale and bring them to market maturity.

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Apr 3, 2023 - 01:43 pm

Customcells test digital twin for battery cell production

As part of the TwinTRACE joint project, battery company Customcells and partners from industry and research want to digitise battery production. They will set up an intelligent battery factory at Customcells’ site in Tübingen, Germany – complete with a digital twin.

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Mar 29, 2023 - 12:30 pm

Lilium & Customcells start battery production

Germany’s eVTOL startup Lilium and Customcells are ramping up production of high-silicon battery cells to get ready for certification. The battery company is now delivering cells from its plant in the German town of Tübingen every week and will produce thousands of cells per year in the future.

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Dec 8, 2022 - 01:36 pm

Customcells raises €60 million in Series A financing round

Customcells has raised 60 million euros in a Series A financing round. The German battery cell manufacturer intends to use the money to expand its activities in the electrification of air traffic, intensify research and development and drive forward internationalisation.

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Oct 6, 2022 - 02:38 pm

Cellforce finalizes production process for electrode coating

The Cellforce Group, the joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, says it has successfully set up the series production process for coating its electrodes over the past twelve months. In the process, Cellforce has relied on close cooperation with the machinery and plant manufacturer Dürr.

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Jul 26, 2022 - 01:19 pm

Trumpf & Cellforce announce strategic partnership

The battery cell joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, Cellforce, has entered into a strategic partnership with the machine manufacturer Trumpf from Baden-Württemberg. As part of the cooperation, high-precision laser technology from Trumpf will be used in battery cell production.

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Jul 14, 2022 - 03:07 pm

Customcells expands in Itzehoe

The German battery cell manufacturer Customcells is expanding its site in Itzehoe. Customcells has acquired a new plot of land with an area of around 10,000 square metres. The contract includes the option for an expansion by an additional almost 6,000 square metres within the next five years.

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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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Dec 17, 2021 - 09:45 pm

Porsche venture Cellforce finds a home in Southern Germany

The location has now been chosen for the German battery cell factory planned for Cellforce Group, the battery joint venture between Porsche and Customcells. The industrial park lies across the districts of Reutlingen-Nord/Kirchentellinsfurt in the state of Baden-Wuerttemberg.

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Sep 15, 2021 - 03:45 pm

Porsche & Customcells close in on battery plant site

According to media reports, the Porsche Board of Directors wants to decide where to build the planned 100 MWh battery cell factory in the next few weeks. So far, Tübingen, Gärtringen or a location near Heilbronn are being considered.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 12:27 pm

Porsche presents electric race car concept

At the IAA Mobility, Porsche presented its vision of purely electric customer motorsport with the Mission R concept. The concept car is intended to be more than just a design study – a rolling chassis is already being tested.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 01:34 pm

Customcells to deliver batteries for Lilium

The electric air taxi start-up Lilium is relying on Customcells for the series production of battery cells for the seven-seater Lilium Jet. In future, the Porsche partner will be one of the main suppliers to make the existing Lilium battery technology ready for series production and produce it at its plant in Tübingen.

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Jul 28, 2021 - 01:24 pm

Daimler hungry for more CATL batteries

Mercedes-Benz will purchase more battery cells from CATL than planned for its accelerated electrification offensive. There is also new information on the announced eight cell factories with partners.

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Jul 26, 2021 - 01:16 pm

3 new shareholders join Customcells, incl. Porsche

Customcells announces the completion of a financing round in which the battery specialist brings three new shareholders on board. Among them Porsche. The move comes just a short time after the joint founding of a battery joint venture with Porsche and can be seen as a push towards large-scale production.

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Jul 21, 2021 - 01:51 pm

BASF selected as cell development partner by Cellforce

Cellforce, the new battery joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, officially appointed BASF as its exclusive cell development partner. BASF is to provide NCM cathode materials for high-performance battery cells. In addition, BASF will recycle the production waste from cell manufacturing.

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Jun 22, 2021 - 01:30 pm

Varta finds first client for new V4Drive cells in Porsche

Varta confirms Porsche as the first client for the company’s novel battery cell V4Drive, which debuted in April, already hinting at sports and performance electric cars. The new deal may see the Varta batteries boosting the Porsche Taycan or electric 911 in future.

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Apr 7, 2021 - 12:39 pm

Porsche battery cell JV Cellforce Group awaits approval

The planned battery cell joint venture between Porsche and Fraunhofer spin-off Customcells becomes more concrete. The German antitrust authority (Bundeskartellamt) is looking into the Cellforce Group with reports suggesting that P3 will be the third partner in the new company.

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Apr 1, 2021 - 12:34 pm

Research: ‘RoSiLIB’ to develop high energy silicon anodes

Partners in the ‘RoSiLIB’ project are developing new anodes for lithium-ion batteries. This is to enable the manufacturing of large-format high-energy battery cells in the future, which cannot be produced with the previous anode materials with high energy density.

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Jun 29, 2019 - 09:03 pm

German battery cell production research centre situated

The Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft has announced that its battery production research centre (FFB) will be located in Münster and will be set up at MEET (Electrochemical Energy Technology centre at Uni Münster). The German government funds the project with 500 million euros.

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Jan 23, 2019 - 03:32 pm

DE: Battery experts forge path from science to production

Battery specialists BMZ Group, Custom Cells Itzehoe, EAS Batteries, Leclanché and Liacon are participating in an initiative by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) called “Forschungsfabrik Batterie” (FFB), that is German for the research battery factory.

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