Tag: Solid-state

Mar 8, 2021 - 03:10 pm

Daimler recalls eCitaro buses with solid-state batteries

There are issues with the solid-state battery buses Daimler delivered to the city of Wiesbaden in February. The 21 Mercedes-Benz eCitaros have been out of service for a good two weeks as their batteries are undergoing checks due to an insulation fault that could lead to short circuits.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:55 pm

Rivian has plans for solid-state battery production

Rivian apparently has plans for solid-state batteries: The US electric car start-up is currently looking for engineers to develop solid-state batteries through job advertisements. Rivian is apparently planning to set up a production line.

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Mar 4, 2021 - 01:29 pm

VinFast to employ ProLogium’s solid-state batteries

Vietnamese electric car startup VinFast has announced a joint venture with Taiwanese battery cell manufacturer ProLogium to accelerate the commercialisation of solid-state battery-electric cars in Vietnam. The cells are expected to be used in VinFast’s electric cars as early as 2023.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 12:03 pm

QuantumScape sets up pilot plant for solid-state batteries

The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape has announced in the context of the announcement of its business figures that it will build a pilot plant in San José, California. Called QS-0, the plant is expected to be capable of producing over 100,000 units of solid-state cells per year.

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Feb 19, 2021 - 11:45 am

South Korea aims to push EV innovation

The South Korean government, in close cooperation with the industry, has decided to push technological innovations in the field of e-mobility so strongly that the prices for electric cars will drop by the equivalent of at least 7,500 euros by 2025.

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Jan 9, 2021 - 01:41 pm

Paris public transport operator orders 109 electric buses by Bluebus

The French electric bus manufacturer Bluebus, part of the Bolloré Group, has announced two orders from the public transport operator RATP for a total of 109 electric buses for the Ile-de-France region, as the Paris conurbation is called. One special feature here is that the buses have solid-state batteries on board.

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Nov 12, 2020 - 04:55 pm

TU Graz and AVL open lab for solid-state batteries

In Austria, the Graz University of Technology has opened a new facility for the development of solid-state batteries with their industrial partner AVL. Called the Christian Doppler Laboratory, the facility deals in depth with the reduction of interfacial resistances within the solid-state battery.

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Oct 19, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Foxconn presents electric car platform

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Hon Hai, aka Foxconn, who supplies Apple components, wants to make a major entry into the electric vehicle business. According to CEO Liu Young-way, Foxconn is to be represented with components or services in every tenth electric car worldwide by 2027.

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Sep 23, 2020 - 03:40 pm

eCitaoro G to reach 220 km range with solid-state batteries

The Mercedes eCitaro G articulated bus has celebrated its world premiere. The electric bus is now also optionally available with solid-state batteries that can provide a range of up to 220 kilometres. Mercedes has also revealed more on the series production of the eActros.

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Sep 4, 2020 - 03:52 pm

VW partner QuantumScape hits the US stock market

The solid-state battery specialist and Volkswagen partner QuantumScape went public on the US stock exchange. The company has agreed on a merger with the investment company Kensington Capital Acquisition. The shares will be traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “QS”.

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Jun 16, 2020 - 03:47 pm

Volkswagen invests $200 million in QuantumScape

Volkswagen has announced an increase in its stake in QuantumScape. The car company is investing up to another 200 million dollars in the US battery specialist. The aim is to advance the joint development of solid state batteries and to prepare for their large-scale production.

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May 19, 2020 - 12:38 pm

Dyson unveils prototype details

In October 2019 Dyson ended their electric car project for financial reasons. If you are still curious how the vacuum cleaner manufacturer wanted to tackle the electric car market, James Dyson now showed a prototype of the electric car and gives some more details.

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Apr 15, 2020 - 06:39 pm

ARTEMYS researches solid-state battery production

In the research project ARTEMYS funded by the German government, research institutes and industrial partners are working on the development of materials and production technologies for solid-state batteries. The new battery should also be able to do without polymer components.

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Jan 6, 2020 - 12:59 pm

ProLogium presents solid state battery at CES

The Taiwanese battery cell manufacturer ProLogium has presented a solid state battery package for electric cars, buses and two-wheelers at CES. ProLogium has already signed several strategic cooperation agreements with several car manufacturers to test its MAB solid state battery package.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 02:46 pm

GS Yuasa presents improved silicon electrode

The Japanese battery manufacturer GS Yuasa has developed a silicon-metal-based electrode which leads to a higher energy density and longer life cycles. It is said that the energy density can be tripled compared to conventional lithium-ion batteries.

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Oct 11, 2019 - 02:46 pm

Dyson discontinues electric car project

Dyson has axed all plans to build electric vehicles. Founder Sir James Dyson announced the surprise move in an email to employees, saying the project is not commercially viable. Dyson will rechannel the £2.5 billion already invested in other technology.

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Aug 26, 2019 - 03:10 pm

Nio & ProLogium working on solid-state batteries

China’s EV start-up Nio is cooperating with battery cell manufacturer ProLogium of Taiwan to develop solid-state batteries. The short-term goal is a prototype. Whether the longer-term goals can be achieved will probably also depend on the economic situation at Nio.

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Aug 6, 2019 - 01:29 pm

Graz researchers improve solid-state Li-Ion conductors

An international research team at the University of Technology in Graz presented a new solid electrolyte for batteries. According to a statement by the university, it shows one of the fastest lithium migration processes ever measured in a lithium-ion conductor. Toyota was also involved in the project.

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Jun 20, 2019 - 06:15 pm

Imec / EnergieVille revolutionise solid-state batteries

Belgian research partners Imec and EnergyVille have developed a solid-state battery cell with an energy density of 400 Wh/Liter that can be charged in two hours. Importantly, the production process should also be very similar to that of battery cells with a liquid electrolyte.

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Apr 11, 2019 - 06:30 pm

Ford cooperating with Solid Power on SS batteries

U.S. battery specialist Solid Power has now entered into a partnership with Ford to develop solid state batteries for next generation electric vehicles. The company had also entered into a similar cooperation with BMW at the end of 2017.

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Feb 23, 2019 - 03:43 pm

Fraunhofer and EMPA cooperate on solid state batteries

At the beginning of the year, the Fraunhofer Institute ISC and the Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (Empa) launched a joint research project called IE4B to create the basis for production-ready solid-state batteries for electric cars.

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Nov 20, 2018 - 08:44 pm

Solid-state battery production begins in China

China’s first factory for solid-state batteries has gone live in the city of Kunshan in the east of China. The start-up Qing Tao (Kunshan) Energy Development invested around 1 billion yuan (€126M) and says it has clients already.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2021/04/05/volkswagen-clears-another-100mn-for-quantumscape/
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