Tag: Supplier

Sep 17, 2021 - 03:19 pm

SVOLT expands with a third plant in China

The battery cell manufacturer SVOLT, which emerged from the Chinese carmaker Great Wall, wants to further expand its production capacities in China. Another cell factory is now to be built in Chengdu, which is to have a capacity of 60 GWh in the third expansion stage.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Foxconn suspends plans with Byton

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has suspended its plans to cooperate with the struggling Chinese electric car start-up Byton. Insiders say this is due to Byton’s deteriorating financial situation.

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Aug 25, 2021 - 02:49 pm

USA: Siemens to make one million EV chargers by 2025

Siemens says it will expand its US operations to support e-mobility infrastructure in America. The VersiCharge product line of commercial and residential EV chargers will be key to Siemens preparing to manufacture over one million such chargers for the US over the next four years.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 05:33 pm

Proton Motor & Aumann to produce fuel cells

German companies Proton Motor Fuel Cell GmbH and Aumann AG have concluded an agreement for the series production of hydrogen fuel cells. In essence, Proton will continue to use a production facility that was created with the special machinery manufacturer Aumann as part of a research project.

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Aug 24, 2021 - 05:06 pm

FTXT & partners deliver 100 H2 trucks in Hebei

In China, Great Wall subsidiary FTXT Energy Technology and their vehicle partners Dayun, Dongfeng and Foton, have supplied a fleet of 100 heavy-duty trucks with hydrogen fuel cells for a construction project in the province of Hebei.

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Aug 23, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Sakuu to start pilot line for solid-state batteries

Sakuu Corporation has started the construction of a pilot line for the production of solid-state batteries with an annual capacity of 2.5 MWh. In May, the company announced a 3D industrial printer to enable the rapid mass production of solid-state traction batteries.

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Aug 16, 2021 - 11:59 am

Faurecia acquires majority stake in Hella electronics

The French automotive supplier Faurecia has acquired a 60 per cent stake in the German lighting and electronics specialist Hella. The two companies aim to expand their market positions together, particularly in key growth areas such as electromobility.

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Jun 21, 2021 - 05:33 pm

CATL puts Yibin 15-GWh-plant section into operation

CATL has completed the first expansion stage of its battery cell plant in the city of Yibin in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, for which it has already commissioned the equipment. The company puts the annual capacity of the completed section at 15 GWh.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 03:36 pm

Volvo Penta acquires ZEM AS for maritime batteries

Volvo Penta has acquired a majority stake in ZEM AS, a Norwegian supplier of batteries and complete electric propulsion solutions for ships and boats. In doing so, ZEM is to further expand its battery and propulsion business and successively develop and offer complete packages in collaboration with Volvo Penta.

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May 16, 2021 - 01:51 pm

Varta receives its first order for the 21700 cell-format

The German battery group Varta has received its first order for its new high-performance round cell V4Drive in 21700 format presented at the beginning of April. The name of the customer from the automotive sector has not been released. Varta also announced that it will develop larger lithium-ion round cells in the future.

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May 15, 2021 - 03:25 pm

BMW expects sales to be 50% electric by 2030

At its Annual General Meeting, the BMW Group announced its intention to avoid the emission of more than 200 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. The German automaker said this will involve more cleaner drives, but also factors such as the production and recycling of vehicles.

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Mar 15, 2021 - 03:56 pm

Marelli & Fraunhofer develop motorsport power module

Fraunhofer IZM and the Italian automotive supplier Marelli have developed a power module for electrified traction applications in motorsport. The all-silicon carbide-based module, called EDI, is said to enable higher conversion efficiencies and to be smaller and lighter.

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Dec 17, 2020 - 01:47 pm

CATL plans to build battery plant in Indonesia

Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL plans to invest five billion US dollars in a battery factory in Indonesia. According to the Indonesian government, Tesla will also send a delegation next month to discuss possible investments in a supply chain for its electric cars.

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Nov 26, 2020 - 03:43 pm

Marelli to manufacture e-drives in Cologne, Germany

The automotive supplier Marelli is planning a production facility for electric vehicle drives in Cologne, Germany that will go into operation in the first half of 2021. The company based in Japan has not yet provided technical data on the drives built there.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 06:12 pm

Romeo Power goes public via merger

Californian battery startup Romeo Power is now going public on the US stock exchange via a merger with the investment firm RMG Acquisition. The goal is to expand the production and development of commercial vehicle batteries.

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Oct 7, 2020 - 02:16 pm

Prime Planet to make batteries for hybrids from 2022

The battery joint venture between Toyota and Panasonic, Prime Planet Energy & Solutions, is building up capacity to produce batteries for hybrid vehicles. The joint venture is installing a production line for prismatic lithium-ion batteries.

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Jul 20, 2020 - 04:28 pm

Yutong sends 130 battery-powered trolleybuses to Mexico

Chinese manufacturer Yutong announces a shipment of 130 electric trolleybuses currently making its way to Mexico City. The order is “the largest batch of double source trolleybuses in the world,” Yutong claims and built on an even more substantial order.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 07:23 pm

Huber+Suhner present 200 ampere charging cable

The Swiss company Huber+Suhner has introduced the RADOX HPC200, another charging cable system for DC fast chargers. The new cable is primarily intended for use on less pricey charging stations, as it does not require liquid cooling.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 06:56 pm

Volvo invests in Circulor for blockchain technology

Volvo Cars has invested in Circulor, a British blockchain specialist so that the Swedish car manufacturer can make the origin of raw materials more transparent in future. The two companies have not disclosed the amount of the investment.

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Jul 9, 2020 - 06:28 pm

BMW orders cobalt from Morocco for €100M

The BMW Group has signed a supply contract with the Moroccan mining company Managem Group for cobalt for use in battery cells worth around 100 million euros. According to the German carmaker, this five-year contract covers around one-fifth of the cobalt requirements.

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May 25, 2020 - 03:22 pm

Akasol registers losses last quarter due to pandemic

The battery system manufacturer Akasol has presented its business figures for the first quarter of 2020. Revenue and EBIT were both below the figures for the same quarter of the previous year – mainly due to corona-related production interruptions from the company’s own customers.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 08:27 pm

CATL invests to build new plant in China

Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL is planning a new production facility in China. Up to 10 billion yuan will be invested in a new plant in Ningde, which is to be completed within two years. CATL also intends to raise another 20 billion yuan (around 2.6 billion euros) to expand its production capacities in existing […]

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Feb 27, 2020 - 05:41 pm

Can Tesla batteries cost less than 100 dollars per kWh?

Tesla’s project for the mass production of its battery cells is to be called Roadrunner and aims to reduce costs to 100 US dollars per kilowatt-hour. This 100$/kWh milestone has long been considered the key to electric cars achieving price parity with ICEs without subsidies.

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Feb 27, 2020 - 01:44 pm

Kia prioritises Europe over US in face of battery trouble

Kia will be initially concentrating on getting its electric models to Europe before attempting to satisfy demand in the USA due to limited availability of batteries. The awkward situation for the popular carmaker was revealed in an interview with a top Kia manager in the USA.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/17/svolt-expands-with-a-third-plant-in-china/
17.09.2021 15:45