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13.06.2019 - 12:01

LG Chem and Geely form joint venture for batteries

LG Chem and Geely are forming a joint venture in China for the production of electric car batteries. The plan is to establish a factory that will have an annual production capacity of 10 GWh by the end of 2021 to supply batteries for Geely electric vehicles.

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12.06.2019 - 17:17

VW invests for 20% of Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing 900 million euros in the Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt. Part of the sum is earmarked for a planned joint venture with the Swedish battery manufacturer, another part goes directly to Northvolt.

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05.06.2019 - 15:43

Schaeffler to offer utility vehicle electric drives

The automotive supplier Schaeffler has announced its entry into the electrification of commercial vehicles. To this end, the company has developed a modular system called E-Drive, which is intended to offer customers cost-effective, tailor-made solutions.

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04.06.2019 - 15:30

H2Bus consortium is born

A consortium of hydrogen and bus companies, including Everfuel, Wrightbus, Ballard Power Systems, Hexagon Composites, Nel Hydrogen and Ryse Hydrogen have united to create H2Bus. Together, they intend to popularise the technology across the European continent.

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31.05.2019 - 08:22

USA: new headquarters for BMZ in Virginia Beach

German battery systems manufacturer BMZ Group has opened the new headquarters of its American subsidiary BMZ USA in Virginia Beach. New assembly lines are also to be built at the site in order to further expand the company’s US business.

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27.05.2019 - 17:42

Volkswagen’s battery supply may be in trouble

There are concerns at Volkswagen that a supply contract with Samsung SDI worth around 50 billion euros could be called off. The Koreans are said to have originally agreed to supply battery cells with a total capacity of just over 20 GWh to VW.

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22.05.2019 - 12:22

Bosch eBike Systems announce R200 e-bike range test

Bosch eBike Systems has made progress on a standard for measuring the ranges of e-bikes with defined parameters. The R200 has been developed in cooperation with ZIV (Germany’s bicycle industry association) and major companies from the bicycle industry are getting behind it.

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18.05.2019 - 15:04

Dräxlmaier producing Porsche Taycan battery system

The German automobile supplier Dräxlmaier, located near Stuttgart, is starting series production of the 800-volt total battery system for the Porsche Taycan. For this purpose, the Bavarian company built their first battery assembly plant on an area of 10,000 sqm.

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17.05.2019 - 14:28

Tesla completes acquisition of Maxwell Technologies

Tesla has formally completed the acquisition of energy storage specialist Maxwell Technologies announced in February. In order to take control of the company, which specializes in supercapacitors and batteries, Tesla is transferring shares worth around $235 million.

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07.05.2019 - 16:52

USA: BorgWarner launches JV with Romeo Power

The U.S. American powertrain supplier BorgWarner announced the founding of a joint venture with Romeo Power Technology, a Californian supplier of battery modules and battery packs founded in 2015 by former SpaceX, Tesla and Samsung engineers.

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07.05.2019 - 16:19

ZF introduces 5-tonne electric concept truck for Japan

The German automobile supplier ZF has presented the prototype of an electric truck for the Japanese market. It is a 5-ton truck, in which ZF has integrated its CeTrax lite electric central drive for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles up to 7.5 tons.

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07.05.2019 - 13:42

Voltabox finance under review

The share price of the German battery systems manufacturer Voltabox plummeted after auditors found a total of nine errors in the consolidated financial statements for 2017. Among other things, the loss margin was apparently understated by more than 14 million euros.

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30.04.2019 - 15:09

USA: LG Chem files lawsuits against SK Innovation

The U.S.-owned subsidiary of the South Korean battery cell manufacturer LG Chem has filed two lawsuits in the USA against its South Korean competitor SK Innovation. The accusation: Employees hired by LG Chem are said to have disclosed business secrets of the company.

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29.04.2019 - 13:50

Bosch enters serial production of fuel cells

The German automobile supplier Bosch announced their entry into serial production of fuel cells for trucks and passenger cars. To help accomplish this, the company has entered into a cooperation with the Swedish manufacturer PowerCell Sweden for further development and production of stacks.

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24.04.2019 - 15:00

BMW to source cobalt from Australia and Morocco

After Andreas Wendt, the Board Member responsible for purchasing, recently announced that BMW will no longer purchase cobalt from Congo for the introduction of the fifth generation of electric vehicles from 2020/21, it is now clear that the raw material will instead come from Australia and Morocco.

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23.04.2019 - 13:20

Volkswagen joins blockchain for cobalt supply

Volkswagen has joined an industry initiative for responsible purchasing of strategic minerals, especially cobalt. Blockchain technology is to help to improve efficiency, sustainability and transparency in global and complex supply chains.

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22.04.2019 - 16:04

Continental widening e-mobility portfolio in China

At Auto Shanghai, supplier Continental is showing an extensive portfolio of solutions for electric mobility in China. Conti plans to significantly expand its production capacities in the Chinese cities of Tianjin and Changzhou in the coming years accordingly.

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11.04.2019 - 18:08

Gigafactory 1 expansion on ice?

Nikkei suggested yesterday, that Panasonic and Tesla’s plans to increase production capacity for battery cells at Gigafactory 1 have been put on ice due to financial problems at Tesla and uncertainties about future demand. While us and others could but wonder, Panasonic now took a stand that is ambivalent.

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09.04.2019 - 14:12

ZF expands hybrid business in China

The automotive supplier ZF is stepping up its involvement in China with the construction of further plants and the expansion of development capacities. This includes the start of production of the 8-speed automatic transmission 8HP at the ZF factory in Shanghai, including a variant for plug-in hybrid drives.

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06.04.2019 - 14:31

Volkswagen and Ganfeng launch lithium cooperation

Volkswagen has signed a letter of intent with Ganfeng Lithium for the long-term supply of lithium for battery cells. It is planned that Ganfeng will supply the Wolfsburg-based company and its suppliers with lithium for the next ten years.

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01.04.2019 - 20:26

Poland: SK Innovation has construction plans for LiBS factory

SK Innovation has announced the construction of a new battery separator plant in Poland. The South Korean company is investing 335 million euros to build four production lines for lithium-ion separators (LiBS) and three more for ceramic coated separators (CCS) in the Polish province of Silesia.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2019/06/13/lg-chem-and-geely-form-joint-venture-for-batteries/
13.06.2019 12:01