Tag: suppliers

Sep 26, 2021 - 06:46 pm

Hofer Powertrain to supply Mullen Technologies

The Californian electric car start-up Mullen Technologies announces an agreement with the German drive specialist Hofer Powertrain to develop and produce electric drives for its vehicles. Mullen also announces further models.

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Sep 24, 2021 - 12:10 pm

Mercedes buys stake in battery joint venture ACC

Mercedes-Benz acquires a stake in the European battery cell manufacturer Automotive Cells Company (ACC). The German car manufacturer becomes an equal shareholder together with Stellantis and Total. In the course of this announcement, the car manufacturer also gives further details of its battery strategy.

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Sep 21, 2021 - 03:40 pm

GM declares Bolt battery problems solved

The long-running battery problems with the Chevrolet Bolt have finally been resolved, according to General Motors. Production of the batteries has resumed, according to the company. Battery modules to replace defective ones should be available from October.

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Sep 13, 2021 - 02:24 pm

VW Components opens battery research lab in Salzgitter

Volkswagen Group Components has opened a laboratory for cell research and development in Salzgitter, Germany. The company is thus further expanding its expertise in battery technology and taking the next step towards developing and producing its own battery cells for electromobility.

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Sep 11, 2021 - 03:33 pm

Johnson Matthey & OnTo launch recycling cooperation

The British chemical company Johnson Matthey is cooperating with OnTo Technology, a developer of battery recycling solutions. The aim of the partnership is to further develop OnTo’s patented recycling process ‘Cathode Healing’. The focus is on battery waste that is already generated during production.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 04:17 pm

First ship fitted with ZES battery containers hits the water

The Dutch company Zero Emission Services (ZES) has launched the first vessel bearing its exchangeable battery containers, so-called ZES packs, onboard, effectively turning the ship into an electric boat. The Alphenaar now operates between Alphen aan den Rijn and Moerdijk on behalf of the Heineken brewery.

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Sep 8, 2021 - 02:34 pm

Quantron to launch BEV bus & cooperation with Ballard

Ballard Power Systems and Quantron AG become strategic partners in the development of fuel-cell powered trucks. Independently of this, Quantron announces that it will launch a twelve-metre-long low-floor bus as a BEV – and a little later also as an FCEV – from the end of the year.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 10:59 am

Daimler is done with plug-in hybrids

Daimler’s focus on battery-electric vehicles also has an impact on plug-in hybrids. The Stuttgart-based carmaker is no longer planning any new developments here. Suppliers such as ZF, however, assess the future of PHEVs differently.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 04:50 pm

ZF presents modular electric drive kit

At the IAA Mobility, the supplier ZF presented a new electric drive kit called Modular eDrive Kit. The kit is designed to continue offering customer-specific solutions – but in half the usual development time.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 12:51 pm

BMW places battery cell order worth €8 billion

BMW has increased its orders for battery cells for use in electric cars. According to an agency report, the Munich-based company is said to have ordered cells worth the equivalent of eight billion euros from four manufacturers.

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Sep 3, 2021 - 02:06 pm

EKPO to present three new FC stacks in Munich

EKPO Fuel Cell, the joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, is shining the spotlight on various next-generation fuel cell stack platforms at next week’s IAA Mobility. They are said to feature an improved design and higher performance.

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Sep 3, 2021 - 01:10 pm

Valmet announces a new battery order

Valmet Automotive has received a second order to produce batteries for the battery plant in Salo, Finland. The new order will expand production at the Salo plant to include high-voltage batteries.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 04:43 pm

Nikola is sourcing fuel cells from Bosch

The electric truck manufacturer Nikola has reached a strategic agreement with Bosch for the production of fuel cells. Among other things, Bosch will supply Nikola with key components that will then be assembled into power modules at the truck maker’s US plant.

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Sep 2, 2021 - 01:43 pm

Fraunhofer develops cleaner electrode dry coating process

The Fraunhofer Institute for Material and Beam Technology (IWS) has developed a dry coating process that eliminates the need for toxic solvents in the production of battery electrodes. This should make the production process noticeably more environmentally friendly.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:19 pm

Tesla is looking for 4680 cell suppliers in China

Tesla is apparently looking for more suppliers to manufacture its 4680 battery cell in China. According to a Chinese media report, Tesla is already negotiating with several battery manufacturers in the country, such as the existing suppliers CATL and LG, but also with new suppliers.

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Sep 1, 2021 - 01:14 pm

CALB to expand production capacities by 2025

The Chinese battery manufacturer CALB (China Lithium Battery Technology) has announced the expansion of its production capacities to 300 GWh by 2025. Among other things, the company is planning a new factory in Hefei with a capacity of 50 GWh. International carmakers could also benefit from this.

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Aug 31, 2021 - 01:25 pm

Optima showcases machine solution for fuel cells

The Optima Group has developed machine solutions to increase the throughput of fuel cells. The process steps required in production, namely coating, cutting, joining the individual layers and stacking, are automated by machine.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/09/26/hofer-powertrain-to-supply-mullen-technologies/
26.09.2021 18:23