Jan 31, 2023 - 03:36 pm
CATL invests €3.25 billion in recycling plant in China
The Chinese battery manufacturer CATL has announced investments of up to 23.8 billion yuan (about 3.25 billion euros) in the construction of a large industrial park for the recycling of battery raw materials and their further processing for new batteries.
Nov 16, 2022 - 04:40 pm
Designwerk long haul e-truck sports 1000 kWh batteries
The Swiss eMobility specialist Designwerk has presented an all-electric tractor unit with a battery capacity of 1,000 kilowatt-hours. This should also make long-distance and heavy transport possible – at least in some countries.
Oct 10, 2022 - 08:53 pm
CALB starts manufacturing batteries at new Hefei plant
Chinese battery manufacturer CALB (China Lithium Battery Technology) has started production at its new 50 GWh factory in Hefei and said it will increase capacity there to 150 GWh. CALB is also now listed on the Hong Kong stock exchange.
Sep 20, 2022 - 02:36 pm
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.
Aug 17, 2022 - 04:54 pm
Italvolt aims to build Italian EV battery plant in spring 2023
Lars Carlstrom, CEO of Italvolt and Statevolt and cofounder of Britishvolt, has revealed more details about Italvolt – the announced 45 GWh battery cell factory in the north-western Italian region of Piedmont. Carlstrom expects to receive the building permit in spring 2023.
Nov 14, 2021 - 12:52 pm
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.
Sep 24, 2021 - 12:23 pm
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.
Aug 10, 2021 - 02:35 pm
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.
Jun 30, 2021 - 01:28 pm
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.
Mar 12, 2019 - 04:08 pm
Canadian e-bus maker diversifies with e-truck Lion8
The Canadian manufacturer Lion Electric, known for its electric school buses, is now starting the expansion of its range of commercial electric vehicles with the launch of its first electric truck in the US vehicle category of Class 8.