Umicore to build PEM recycling plant in China
Belgian materials technology and recycling group Umicore is investing in a PEM fuel cell catalyst production facility in China. Located in the northwest of Shanghai, the plant is expected to be operational by the end of 2024 and will be scalable to adapt to the growth of the H2 commercial vehicle market.
TÜV & ConAC to open test lab for EV batteries
The German certification service provider TÜV Rheinland and the Aachen-based start-up ConAC have announced a test laboratory for electric car drive batteries. The laboratory, which is to become one of the “largest and most modern independent battery test centres in Europe”, is scheduled to start operations in September 2021 in the German-Dutch industrial park Avantis.