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11.12.2018 - 17:43

VW to take orders for ID. electric car in early 2019

As things stand at present, VW will take advance orders for the ID. “in the first half of 2019”. As yet, nothing has been said about the size of the down payment required. Meanwhile, more than 30 CEOs of VWs most important suppliers recently came to Wolfsburg for the “MEB Supplier Event”.

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11.12.2018 - 15:36

Daimler orders €20BN worth of batteries

Daimler will buy battery cells worth more than 20 billion euros to ramp up for its electric strategy until 2030. Although the company has made the announcement, it has unfortunately not specified with which companies they have placed their orders. 

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07.12.2018 - 16:13

ZF invests €3BN in hybrid production capacity

German transmissions supplier ZF launches an investment program of more than three billion euros to produce more future-safe products – above all hybrid transmissions. 800 million alone will flow into ZF’s transmission technology plant in Saarbrucken.

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06.12.2018 - 14:09

BYD considers European/US battery cell factory

BYD is toying with the idea of constructing battery factories in Europe and the USA. In Europe, the company is examining possible locations in Great Britain and Germany. Furthermore, the Chinese electric car manufacturer is considering a separate listing of its battery business on the stock exchange.

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04.12.2018 - 13:43

Exclusive: 60kWh Leaf to debut without liquid-cooling

Nissan has set a new date for finally introducing the lastly delayed new Leaf EV with 60 kWh battery. Our colleagues in Germany gathered information in dealer circles, more precisely at a Nissan event last night. There the Japanese carmaker informed its partners that the Leaf will debut at the CES in Las Vegas on […]

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30.11.2018 - 19:19

BMW, BASF & Samsung want sustainable cobalt mining

BMW, BASF, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics have launched a cooperative pilot project to support sustainable and fair cobalt mining initiatives in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The German development agency GIZ will coordinate the project.

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30.11.2018 - 18:32

Zero expands to four wheels with the e-Qooder

Zero Motorcycles is introducing their first electric quad. The tilting four-wheeler named the e-Qooder is made in cooperation with the Swiss manufacturer Quadro Vehicles that fit Zero’s electric dive into their Qooder model.

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29.11.2018 - 18:27

LG Chem triples manufacturing capacities in Poland

South Korean battery maker LG Chem is planning to triple their production capacities in Poland in order to produce enough battery cells for 300,000 EVs annually, over the current 100,000 units. The recent order by Volkswagen bolsters LG’s expansion.

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22.11.2018 - 13:08

Continental delivers compact drive for solar EV Sion

Continental will be delivering the electric drive unit for the solar electric car Sion by Sono Motors, including the motor, performance electronics and the powertrain in one compact system. At the same time, prices for batteries are going higher than expected.

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20.11.2018 - 16:49

Battery cell production in Germany reforms

After battery builder BMZ made a short announcement to take over the TerraE consortium a few days ago, details are emerging now. They plan to install volume production of battery cells in Germany by 2020 and succeed where TerraE last failed – in electric car batteries.

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16.11.2018 - 19:11

Wanxiang to build 80 GWh battery factory

The Chinese supplier Wanxiang Group is investing about 10 billion dollars to build two factories in Hangzhou – one to produce electric vehicles, and another to build batteries worth an incredible 80 GWh. Plans also include a R&D centre.

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06.11.2018 - 14:33

VW to gear up Emden factory for electric car production

Volkswagen is thinking to transform their Emden plant in Germany into an electric vehicle only factory. The next board meeting will decide about the next decade’s investments and large scale electrification is on top of the agenda. The option to build a battery cell factory there as well is on the table too.

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01.11.2018 - 14:45

Battery specialist Akasol plans new U.S. factory

Plans that first circulated at this year’s IAA, have now been officially confirmed by battery system manufacturer Akasol. The German firm will be setting up battery production in the USA with production to begin at the end of 2019 with a capacity of 300 MWh.

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22.10.2018 - 18:41

BASF builds battery material factory in Finland

BASF has now officially selected Harjavalta in Finland as their first location to manufacture battery materials for the European automobile market. The facility will be built nearby the refinery belonging to Russian mining company Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel).

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05.10.2018 - 17:46

Oxis Energy improves Li-S Battery energy density

The British company Oxis Energy has announced that they have improved the energy density of their lithium sulfur battery cells for use in electric aircraft to 425 Wh/kg. By the end of 2019, the manufacturer intends to increase this number to 500 Wh/kg with the help of selected partners.

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27.09.2018 - 19:13

Toyota to deliver fuel cell systems to CaetanoBus

The Portuguese bus manufacturer CaetanoBus will receive fuel cell systems from Toyota. The first demonstration buses by CaetanoBus with Toyota’s FC technology are scheduled to roll off the assembly line within slightly more than a year.

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26.09.2018 - 16:44

BMZ investing €120M in growing battery business

German supplier BMZ has earmarked 120 million euros to invest in the expansion of its battery factory for various electric vehicles at Karlstein. An additional production hall measuring 3,000 sqm is under construction and BMZ is also building a new logistics centre.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/09/26/zf-facilitates-converting-diesel-buses-to-electric-drive/
26.09.2018 15:59