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Oct 21, 2019 - 02:12 pm

Atlantic Offshore to convert two hybrid ships

Wärtsilä will convert two supply vessels of the Norwegian operator Atlantic Offshore to hybrid propulsion. The Finnish technology group is developing and supplying battery packages for this purpose, which are to be installed in the Ocean Star and the Ocean Art by the beginning of 2020.

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Oct 21, 2019 - 01:06 pm

BMW is changing their resource strategy

The BMW Group is changing its strategy for purchasing raw materials for electric cars. In the case of important materials such as lithium and cobalt, intermediaries are to disappear from the supply chain.

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Oct 19, 2019 - 10:56 am

CATL starts building battery plant in Germany

Two weeks after CATL received notice of the premature start of construction of its battery cell plant near Erfurt, capital of the German state of Thuringia, the official ground-breaking ceremony took place on Friday. CATL’s first production facility outside China should have production lines running at the “Erfurt Kreuz” industrial site by the beginning of […]

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Oct 17, 2019 - 02:46 pm

GS Yuasa presents improved silicon cathode

The Japanese battery manufacturer GS Yuasa has developed a silicon-metal-based cathode 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 17, 2019 - 02:31 pm

EU investigates Hungarian subsidies for Samsung SDI

The European Commission has opened an investigation against Hungary to assess whether Hungary’s plans to grant €108 million in subsidies to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production plant in Göd follow EU rules on regional state aid.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 06:18 pm

Trouble bodes for Chinese EV industry

The Chinese automobile industry is facing tough times: due to decreasing sales, several bankruptcies may emerge. Zotye appears not to be in the best shape, long before the state subsidies are set to expire.

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Oct 16, 2019 - 02:46 pm

Spirit 111: A sailing yacht with electric drive

Spirit Yachts has presented its new flagship with a Torqeedo drive, the Spirit 111. In the development of the world’s largest sailing yacht with electric propulsion, sustainability was also consistently taken into account outside the drive system.

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Oct 10, 2019 - 05:46 pm

Freudenberg to deliver fuel cells for cruise ships

Technology specialist Freudenberg Sealing Technologies and one of the largest shipyards for the construction of cruise ships, Meyer Werft, plan to equip next-gen cruise ships with fuel cell propulsion. First trials are set for 2021.

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Oct 9, 2019 - 04:05 pm

Deutz acquires Futavis battery know-how

Deutz has acquired fellow-German company Futavis, a development service provider of battery management hardware and software. Now Deutz subsidiary Torqeedo can include battery technology in the high-voltage range.

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Oct 8, 2019 - 04:16 pm

Better range with silicon carbide chip from Bosch

Bosch plans to produce new silicon carbide (SiC) semiconductors at its Reutlingen plant. The company says that, in comparison to regular silicon chips, SiC chips increase electrical conductivity and can push up an electric vehicle’s range by six per cent.

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Oct 8, 2019 - 12:49 pm

Geely & Volvo merge hybrid and ICE motors

Volvo Cars and its parent company Geely intend to merge the development and production of internal combustion engines and hybrid drives into an independent company to save costs and to focus on the development of an all-electric range of cars.

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Oct 7, 2019 - 05:39 pm

Torqeedo develops e-drive for Templar Marine

Torqeedo has developed a fully electric propulsion system for the Canadian boatbuilder Templar Marine. The Torqeedo drive for the new Templar C26 Cruiser consists of a Cruise 10.0 motor driven by six lithium-ion batteries.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 03:49 pm

ABB to charge driverless VDL fleet at Singapore port

ABB has received an order to supply and commission the charging infrastructure for a VDL fleet of autonomous electric logistics vehicles at the new Tuas Port in Singapore. Delivery is scheduled to take place between September 2020 and August 2022.

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Oct 1, 2019 - 02:34 pm

New plants in China for SK Innovation and CATL

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation has established a joint venture with the Chinese battery specialist EVE Energy to set up its second production facility in China for electric car batteries. CATL is also planning another factory.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 04:33 pm

Valeo to show new climate solutions for e-buses

The French automotive supplier Valeo will be presenting a series of innovations for electrified buses at Busworld in Brussels in October. Efficient heating and air-conditioning systems for the interior are designed to reduce the energy consumption of the vehicles.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Webasto begins battery production in Germany

The automotive supplier Webasto has started the production of batteries for electric vehicles in Germany. The production of battery packs for a European bus manufacturer has begun at the Schierling site in the Regensburg district – albeit with purchased cells.

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Sep 27, 2019 - 03:09 pm

Hyundai & Cummins to cooperate on FCEVs

Hyundai and Cummins intend to jointly develop and market electric drives for commercial vehicles. The aim is to combine Hyundai’s fuel cell systems with Cummins’ electric drive, battery and control technologies.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 02:36 pm

Akasol agrees with Samsung SDI on supply till 2027

German battery system manufacturer Akasol has significantly expanded its cooperation with Samsung SDI. Akasol has nominated the Korean company as a supplier for lithium-ion battery cells and modules for two large series orders with commercial vehicle manufacturers.

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Sep 21, 2019 - 11:24 pm

Siemens opens battery R&D centre in China

Siemens Digital Industries Software has partnered with Tianmu Lake Institute of Advanced Energy Storage Technologies (TIES), a major Chinese energy storage R&D centre, to build the Advanced Battery Technology Innovation Center.

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Sep 19, 2019 - 02:53 pm

Cobalt for Development kicks off in Congo

BMW Group, BASF, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics launch “Cobalt for Development”, a cross-industry initiative to promote responsible cobalt mining in micro-mining in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

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Sep 16, 2019 - 03:49 pm

Danfoss systems for workboats on Beijing reservoir

Danfoss Editron has just supplied the electrical propulsion systems for two workboats to be used on the Miyun Reservoir near Beijing. Both ships are purely electric, although one has a diesel generator for the emergency power supply onboard in addition to the Danfoss Editron electric drive.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/10/21/atlantic-offshore-to-convert-two-hybrid-ships/
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