Tag: solid-state batteries

Jan 24, 2023 - 03:28 pm

Sakuu hires Porsche to design battery gigafactories

Sakuu, a Californian developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, has commissioned Porsche’s consulting subsidiary Porsche Consulting to plan its targeted gigafactories worldwide. Sakuu currently operates two facilities in Silicon Valley.

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Jan 11, 2023 - 04:35 pm

US government funds twelve battery research projects

The US Department of Energy is funding a total of twelve projects to develop better battery cells for electric vehicles with 42 million dollars as part of the ‘Electric Vehicles for American Low-Carbon Living’ (EVs4ALL) programme. The new cells should be able to be charged faster and be more efficient and resistant.

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Dec 22, 2022 - 03:28 pm

BMW prepares to produce solid-state cells in Germany

BMW wants to produce solid-state battery cells in its own pilot plant in Germany based on the design of technology partner Solid Power. To this end, the Munich-based carmaker has obtained a research and development licence from the US company.

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Dec 14, 2022 - 05:18 pm

Solithor sets up solid-state battery centre in Belgium

Battery developer Solithor wants to locate its European competence centre for solid-state batteries in Belgium. For this purpose, the company has signed a ten-year contract with Punch Powertrain to gain access to a 3,000m² factory site in Sint-Truiden.

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Sep 22, 2022 - 12:02 pm

Bolloré hires ZF manager as new Head of eMobility

France’s Bolloré Group has appointed former ZF and Valeo manager Richard Bouveret as the new CEO of its battery and electric bus businesses. He has headed the Group’s eMobility activities, which include the Blue Solutions, Blue Storage and BlueBus subsidiaries, since 1 September.

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Sep 8, 2022 - 02:27 pm

Nio Q2 results remain low due to expensive build-up

Nio has presented its business figures for the second quarter of 2022. The Chinese manufacturer delivered 25,059 electric cars from April to June. While this is an increase of 14.4 per cent compared to last year, the financial figures must bear the weight of the investment-intensive build-up of the business.

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Aug 31, 2022 - 03:30 pm

SVOLT now producing prototype solid-state cells

SVOLT has followed up on its recent success in solid-state batteries. The company now produced a prototype batch of 20 Ah cells with a solid electrolyte based on sulphide. SVOLT also delivers the first promising numbers.

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Aug 5, 2022 - 12:11 pm

Sakuu opens engineering facility in the USA

Sakuu, a California-based developer of 3D-printed solid-state batteries, has opened a new engineering centre in Silicon Valley. This multi-million dollar expansion follows the recent opening of Sakuu’s battery pilot line.

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Aug 1, 2022 - 02:21 pm

Ganfeng Lithium building huge solid-state battery plant

Ganfeng Lithium has begun construction of a solid-state battery production facility, which the company says will be the largest of its kind in China to date. Once completed, the factory in Chongqing will offer annual capacities of 10 GWh each for the production of battery cells as well as battery packs.

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Jul 29, 2022 - 12:57 pm

Quantumscape prototypes 24-layer solid-state cells

Volkswagen’s partner for solid-state batteries, Quantumscape, claims to make bold strides in its Q2 letter to shareholders. The company says it is now successfully building and testing prototype 24-layer cells – up from 16 layers just a few months ago.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 12:35 pm

Nio confirms plans to release 150 kWh battery in 2022

The Chinese electric carmaker has confirmed its earlier timetables, according to which the first vehicles with the 150 kWh solid-state battery will be delivered this year. There will also be flexible upgrades for existing Nio customers via the company’s battery swap stations.

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Jul 20, 2022 - 04:07 pm

BMZ & CALB announce utility vehicle battery cooperation

The German BMZ Group and CALB (China Lithium Battery Technology) have signed a strategic cooperation agreement. Together, the partners want to develop and produce lithium-ion batteries for use in electric commercial vehicles for markets in Europe, America and Asia-Pacific.

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Jul 8, 2022 - 12:59 pm

SAIC & ChingTao open solid-state battery laboratory

The Chinese carmaker SAIC wants to use solid-state batteries in one of its electric models as early as next year. SAIC has now set up a joint laboratory with the solid-state battery specialist ChingTao Energy Development to develop the batteries.

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Jun 28, 2022 - 03:23 pm

Umicore & Idemitsu Kosan join solid-state battery race

Belgian materials technology and recycling group Umicore and Japan’s energy company Idemitsu Kosan have agreed to develop high-performance materials for solid-state batteries jointly. Umicore will bring its expertise in cathode active materials (CAM) and banks on Idemitsu Kosan’s know-how in solid electrolytes.

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Jun 25, 2022 - 05:45 pm

FEV joins Prologium in solid-state battery development

The German engineering service provider FEV has teamed up with Taiwan’s Prologium for their solid-state battery expertise. Under the MOU, they will focus on developing customer-specific battery systems, sales and cell/module verification based on Prologium’s SSB technology.

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May 15, 2022 - 03:53 pm

Posco invests in ProLogium’s solid-state batteries

The South Korean steel group Posco has entered into a cooperation with the Taiwanese solid-state battery cell manufacturer ProLogium. In addition to an undisclosed investment in ProLogium, the agreement provides for the joint development of components for ProLogium’s solid-state batteries.

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https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/24/sakuu-hires-porsche-to-design-battery-gigafactories/
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