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17.02.2019 - 17:52

Nidec to double China production capacity

Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec plans to double its production capacity in China. In addition to a factory under construction in Zhejiang Province, Nidec will invest 20 to 30 billion yen (160 to 240 million euros) in the construction of a second production facility for traction motors.

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12.02.2019 - 22:48

Power electronics for making charging points

In various trade fair discussions last year, electrive.com was told that the manufacturers of charging stations were struggling with the purchase of power electronics. Is there really such a shortage? And what are the causes? Michael Nallinger has been listening in around the industry. 

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07.02.2019 - 13:25

Akasol to deliver heavy duty batteries to Sweden

The German battery system manufacturer Akasol has announced the extension of their long-term framework agreement to supply an unnamed Swedish commercial vehicle manufacturer with high-performance battery systems for electric buses and trucks.

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06.02.2019 - 16:41

Mahle gets involved in inductive charging

In recent years, Mahle has intensified research in the field of wireless charging of electric vehicles and is now entering the development phase with the acquisition of licenses for WiTricity’s magnetic resonance technology.

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05.02.2019 - 13:53

Honda decides on CATL battery cells

With Honda, another car manufacturer opts for battery cells from Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). An agreement has now been signed for CATL to supply battery cells with a total capacity of around 56 GWh to Honda by 2027.

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05.02.2019 - 12:21

Tesla saves Panasonic business margins

Panasonic has lowered its forecast for the 2018/19 fiscal year, which ends in March, following a decline in profits over the winter. However, the Energy division, which also includes the battery business with Tesla, recorded its first operating profit in three quarters at 131 million euros.

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04.02.2019 - 18:16

CATL boosts battery cell factory in Germany to 100GWh

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL has updated the plans for its German battery factory in Erfurt, giving it a boost. The reason for this is the coming of stricter CO2 requirements in Europe. CATL considers a capacity of up to 100 GWh in Thuringia to be realistic. Our colleagues from electrive.net talked to Matthias […]

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04.02.2019 - 13:36

Freudenberg buys majority of XALT Energy

Freudenberg Sealing Technologies has increased its stake in the US battery specialist XALT Energy from 31.8% to 50.1% and is now the majority shareholder of the Michigan-based company, which develops and produces lithium-ion technologies for the commercial vehicle industry.

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31.01.2019 - 17:58

Evergrande acquires Cenat battery production

Evergrande Health Industry Group is to pay 1.06 billion yuan (156 million US dollars) for a majority stake in Cenat New Energy, a Chinese automobile battery company. Evergrande is rapidly piecing together a string of pearls in the electromobility production chain.

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30.01.2019 - 16:54

More Corvus batteries to NES for electric ferries

Canadian company Corvus Energy has again been contracted by Norwegian Electric Systems (NES) to supply lithium-ion battery-based energy storage systems (ESS) for five all-electric ferries being built by Havyard for Norwegian ferry operator Fjord1.

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30.01.2019 - 13:37

India gears import taxes for domestic EV assembly

The Indian government has lowered import duty on parts of electric vehicles from 15-30 per cent to 10-15 per cent, effective January 30.  At the same time, the Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs (CBIC) is now charging customs duty for battery packs for EVs, which were previously exempt.

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29.01.2019 - 17:54

Norway: Siemens opens battery factory for ships

Siemens has opened an “advanced robotized and digitized” battery module factory in Trondheim, where 55 battery modules will be assembled per shift for  marine and offshore markets. The factory comprises a line with eight robot stations and a capacity of up to 300 MWh per year.

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29.01.2019 - 17:50

Poland: LG Chem factory plans take shape

The European Commission has authorised Polish investment aid of €36 million for a new LG Chem plant in the south-western region of Poland, Dolnośląskie (Lower Silesia). This corresponds with recent rumours about a project by the Korean company.

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29.01.2019 - 11:07

Huber+Suhner liquid-cooled HPC cables prove safe

After a potential safety issue was discovered regarding the liquid-cooled cables produced by Huber+Suhner, several major charging infrastructure operators shut down the affected stations. Now the manufacturer has confirmed “correct functionality of the system and proved that the series products supplied by HUBER+SUHNER meet the required standards without any restrictions.”

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28.01.2019 - 14:55

Baumüller to build ferry with hybrid drive

The German drive and automation specialist Baumüller has received an order from the Danish shipyard Hvide Sande for the supply of a hybrid drive system for a ferry. From autumn 2019, the ship will be sailing between the ports of Ærø and Rudkøbing.

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26.01.2019 - 13:23

Blackout: Major operators shut down HPC stations

Several major charging infrastructure providers have shut down their High Power Chargers over the past two days to investigate a potential safety issue with Huber+Suhner’s liquid-cooled charging cables. Extensive safety testing is unfolding as you read.

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08.01.2019 - 16:37

SK Innovation to get bigger US battery cell factory

The first U.S. battery cell factory of the South Korean manufacturer SK Innovation, which was announced in November, could prove far more extensive than originally planned. SK Innovation is considering investing up to an additional 5 billion dollars in the factory in the U.S. state of Georgia.

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07.01.2019 - 17:05

Stockholm: Danfoss build hybrid ice breaker

Danfoss Editron is supplying the drive for Stockholm’s first ice-capable hybrid passenger ferry. As the Stockholm-based Waxholmsbolaget ferry will be in service throughout the year, it has been specially designed to operate in waters with an ice layer up to 25 cm thick.

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03.01.2019 - 14:53

GAC completes EV plant on new industrial park

Chinese vehicle manufacturer, Guangzhou Automobile Group, has completed construction on the EV plant at their new industrial park in their home city. In addition, the company’s subsidiary, GAC Motor, and Japanese supplier Aisin AW intend to establish a joint venture for drive modules at the park.

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02.01.2019 - 18:29

SK Innovation plans massive increase in battery cell production

The battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation plan to increase their global battery cell manufacturing capacity more than ten-fold over the next four years. The news broke only days after SK-customer Daimler announced that they plan to procure battery cells in a volume worth 20 billion euros by 2030.

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02.01.2019 - 13:26

Geely & CATL found battery JV in China

The vehicle manufacturer Geely is founding a joint venture with the battery cell manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL). The joint venture will be called CATL Geely Power Battery and will launch with a starting fund of one billion Yuan (130 million euro) by the two partners.

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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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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/12/07/germany-zf-invests-3-billion-in-electric-and-hybrid-capacity/
07.12.2018 16:13