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15.08.2018 - 15:14

Efficient Drivetrains launches electric drive for school buses

Efficient Drivetrains (EDI) is making its EDI PowerDrive 4000ev available in North America. It is suited for Type-A school buses and comes as a kit for easy electrification. With 26M students, the U.S. school bus fleet is bigger than commercial buses, trains, and air travel services combined.

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08.08.2018 - 17:06

New electric drive from China for Japan

Engineering firm HORIBA MIRA has partnered with the Japanese automotive supplier Keihin to develop electric vehicle technology. The partnership sees the companies set up an engineering programme to develop a powertrain for China.

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06.08.2018 - 17:17

SK Innovation delaying pouch battery cells

SK Innovation of Korea is delaying the introduction of their expected new EV battery cells. The pouch NCM batteries of type 811 had been planned since a year but so far, they are only being utilised in energy storage systems and larger EVs.

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29.07.2018 - 15:15

Continental looking for solid state research partner

Automobile supplier Continental is looking for partners to possibly enter into solid state battery production starting around 2025. The company has announced considerations of delving into the battery cell business before, but remains interested in only the solid-state area.

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13.07.2018 - 18:02

Panasonic plans to halve cobalt portion in batteries

The Japanese company plans to change up their battery manufacturing recipe within the next two-to-three years to use only half the current cobalt components. Head of the Panasonic passenger car division, Yoshio Ito, stated there are already working prototypes, but a complex evaluation process will take place before serial production.

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13.07.2018 - 16:00

USA: ADL & Proterra launching electric double-deckers

Scottish bus manufacturer Alexander Dennis (ADL) will be sending two of their Enviro500 double decker buses to California for public transit use, fitted with a Proterra battery system. They are the first electric double deckers to make it across the pond.

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11.07.2018 - 18:58

Groundbreaking: E4V tripling battery assembly

E4V announces the construction of a new battery facility close to their existing site in French Le Mans. The 3,000 sqm plant will triple their assembly of tailor-made battery packs upon completion in May 2019. E4V clients include La Poste.

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11.07.2018 - 18:39

SGL Carbon preparing to make more batteries

SGL Carbon steels itself for surging demand for EV batteries. The supplier says it “significantly increased” production capacities for synthetic graphite anode material and will conclude the expansion in 2019, while also investing in their battery lab.

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10.07.2018 - 19:16

Renault to debut new Zoe this year in Paris?

Renault appears to be happy on their home market, where rumours of a new and bigger Zoe are getting louder. The 2019 Zoe could see the spotlight at this year’s Auto Salon in Paris already and speculations speak of new cells from CATL and charging with CCS.

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04.07.2018 - 18:35

LG Chem inks lithium hydroxide deal

LG Chem has signed a five-year deal with Nemaska Lithium, a Canadian supplier of lithium hydroxide. The deal is set to begin in late 2020 and covers 7,000 tons of lithium hydroxide per annum.

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04.07.2018 - 12:22

Cummins taking over Efficient Drivetrains

Cummins incorporates yet another e-mobility specialist as they acquire Efficient Drivetrains (EDI). The maker of electrified solutions for commercial vehicles is the third such acquisition for Cummins with which (ex) diesel-pro buys into the Zeitgeist.

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29.06.2018 - 21:18

Voltabox takes over Navitas Systems

The German battery manufacturer Voltabox is continuing their expansion, and has purchased the US battery manufacturer Navitas Systems, a specialist for battery systems in the intralogistic area. The supervisory board still has to confirm the decision, however.

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29.06.2018 - 21:16

BMW announces billion euro contract for CATL

Harald Krüger, head of the BMW board, announced the contract with the Chinese battery manufacturer for cells valued at over one billion euros. The announcement came in an interview, where it was also confirmed that CATL will be opening a factory near Erfurt, Germany.

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27.06.2018 - 13:09

Eaton launches eMobility business unit

Power management firm Eaton creates a new division aptly named eMobility to develop high-voltage technologies for hybrid and electric vehicles. Solutions will include supercaps, converters or transmissions for heavy-duty EVs and Eaton earmarked $500M over the next 5 years.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2018/06/27/eaton-launches-emobility-business-unit/
27.06.2018 13:09