Cummins shows range of electrified solutions at IAA
US American drive builder Cummins completed the acquisition of Meritor in August and is already debuting Meritor motor systems combined with their LFP batteries at the IAA in Hanover. Another new battery system and hydrogen engines are also on display.
Northvolt produces first 100% recycled NMC battery cell
Northvolt has produced its first battery cell with 100 per cent recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt as part of its Revolt recycling programme. The company is now looking to scale up its recycling facilities in Sweden to establish a facility able to recycle 125,000 tons of batteries per year.
Nio introduces new battery pack combining NMC & LFP cells
The Chinese electric car manufacturer Nio is bringing a new battery pack of a special kind to its cars. The new 75-kWh battery pack contains both NMC and LFP cells. The newly designed energy storage system replaces the previously used 70-kWh battery pack with NMC cells.
XALT & ReCell launch recycling collaboration
XALT Energy and the ReCell Center, the battery recycling centre of the US Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Office, are launching a joint collaboration to develop a sustainable recycling process for lithium-ion batteries.
Faraday Institution improves battery resource recovery
Researchers working on the UK Faraday Institution project on the recycling of lithium-ion batteries (ReLiB) at the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham have solved a critical challenge in the recovery of materials used in EV batteries at the end of their life.