Ideanomics invests in battery specialist InoBat
Ideanomics, a Chinese-US fintech and sustainable transport company based in New York has invested in the Slovakian battery specialist InoBat. The investment sum has not been disclosed but the sum should support the completion of InoBat’s R&D centre and pilot battery plant in Voderady, Slovakia, by the end of 2022.
Rio Tinto invests in InoBat
Mining group Rio Tinto is investing in Slovakian battery company InoBat. The investment follows a memorandum of understanding signed by the two companies in May to build a value chain for the production and recycling of electric car batteries in Serbia.
InoBat scores lithium-silicon battery deal with Group14
Slovakia’s battery specialist InoBat announces cooperation with Group14 Technologies, a supplier of lithium-silicon battery materials based in the US. The partners say they will produce customisable, high-energy-density batteries for automotive applications using Group14’s patented anode.
Mia 2.0 to receive batteries from InoBat
Fox E-Mobility AG is cooperating with Slovakian battery company InoBat Auto as part of its plan to revive the Mia electric car. Both companies have signed a memorandum of understanding for extensive cooperation in the development, production and battery design for the Mia 2.0.
InoBat & Rio Tinto to set up battery recycling in Serbia
The Slovakian battery company InoBat wants to build a value chain for the production and recycling of electric car batteries in Serbia together with the mining group Rio Tinto. However, one important point is still open: The investment decision in the mine in Serbia.
InoBat presents AI-driven battery cell
InoBat Auto from Slovakia presents what it claims is the world’s first “intelligent” battery cell for electric vehicles. And not only that, the company says their approach to battery production makes it possible to produce better cells faster and more efficiently while offering more range.
InoBat orders battery production equipment to Slovakia
German machine manufacturer Manz has received an order from the Slovakian company InoBat Auto to supply production equipment for setting up a pilot line for stacked lithium-ion pouch cells. A follow-up contract with automotive supplier TE Connectivity is also on the horizon.