Tag: suppliers

May 10, 2023 - 02:20 pm

ProLogium looks to France for next battery factory

Taiwanese solid-state battery cell manufacturer ProLogium is apparently favouring Europe over the US for its planned first overseas factory. According to insiders, the factory will be built in the northern French port city of Dunkerque.

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May 10, 2023 - 02:07 pm

Eve Energy to build battery factory in Hungary

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Eve Energy will build its first European factory in Debrecen, Hungary, to supply BMW with large round cells for new-class electric cars. This had been hinted at before – and is now officially confirmed.

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May 9, 2023 - 02:36 pm

APC to invest £77 million in e-mobility research

The Advanced Propulsion Centre (APC) is investing £77 million in seven UK-based automotive collaborative research and development projects. The funding pot is made up of £38.4 million from the government, combined with £38.7 million from the automotive industry.

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May 9, 2023 - 11:24 am

Northvolt wants to build battery plant in Quebec

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt and its subsidiary Cuberg are planning a factory in Canada, according to a media report. Many details are not yet known, but the companies have apparently already shortlisted two concrete locations.

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May 8, 2023 - 11:46 am

Technotrans secures deal worth millions

Technotrans is developing a cooling solution for the battery-supported ChargePost rapid charging station on behalf of ADS-TEC Energy. According to the thermal management specialist from Sassenheim, the order has a total volume in the high single-digit million euro range.

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May 5, 2023 - 02:03 pm

Major OEM places drive order with Magna

Magna has won a major order for its new electric drive system, eDS Mid. The order, from an unnamed “Europe-based Global Premium OEM”, is to supply the electric drive system for use in sedan and SUV models planned for release in 2027.

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May 4, 2023 - 03:39 pm

Bosch realigns automotive supply business

Bosch has announced that it is reorganising its supplier business to take account of the trend towards software-based vehicle development: the division ‘Bosch Mobility Solutions’ will be renamed ‘Bosch Mobility’ and managed within the group as a business sector with its own business responsibility and management team.

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May 4, 2023 - 02:00 pm

Forsee Power presents batteries for medium trucks and small buses

French battery manufacturer Forsee Power has introduced a new high-voltage system for electric vehicles at the Advanced Clean Transportation Expo in California. The new Zen Lite battery system with NMC cells is primarily targeted at 350-volt vehicles such as light and medium-sized electric trucks, minibuses and off-highway vehicles.

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May 4, 2023 - 01:38 pm

Wolfspeed & ZF to build development centre near Nuremberg

Wolfspeed and ZF are planning a joint research and development centre for silicon carbide power electronics in the Nuremberg metropolitan region. The development site is to complement the planned silicon carbide chip factory in Saarland – but like the factory, it is still subject to an important proviso.

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May 4, 2023 - 11:26 am

Hofer Powertrain opens location in Vienna

The drive specialist Hofer Powertrain has opened a location for the development of electric drives in Vienna. The new branch, located near the Vienna Exhibition Centre, was officially opened a few weeks ago.

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May 2, 2023 - 12:58 pm

Sunwoda sources battery separator films from SK subsidiary

The South Korean company SK IE Technology (SKIET) has reached an agreement with the Chinese battery manufacturer Sunwoda to supply separators for electric car batteries. Initially, the agreement will cover China, but later the supply will also be extended to Europe.

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Apr 28, 2023 - 12:06 pm

Stellantis orders raw battery materials in Australia

Stellantis has secured nickel and cobalt from Australia. The car company entered into a binding agreement with Alliance Nickel (formerly GME Resources) to supply 170,000 tonnes of nickel sulphate and 12,000 tonnes of cobalt sulphate over an initial period of five years.

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Apr 28, 2023 - 11:58 am

Toyota to supply electric drive systems for Joby

California-based electric aircraft start-up Joby Aviation has signed a long-term agreement with Toyota to supply powertrains and other components for its aircraft. These are Joby-developed parts that Toyota manufactures on a contract basis.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 03:18 pm

Leoni focuses on EV charging cables in new division

Automotive supplier Leoni announces a new business unit. ‘Charging & Power Solutions’ will unify the company’s cable business and focus on electromobility. The product suite ‘EcoSense’ covers cables for all types of charging, including new liquid-cooled solutions for HPC.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 02:19 pm

Fortum opens large-scale battery recycling plant in Finland

Fortum has completed its lithium-ion battery recycling factory in Harjavalta, Finland, on time. Announced in 2021, Fortum says this is the largest recycling plant in Europe in terms of capacity and also the first commercial-scale facility for hydrometallurgical recycling.

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Apr 27, 2023 - 11:38 am

Bosch to manufacture SiC chips in California from 2026

Bosch is planning a billion-euro investment in its strategically important semiconductor business for electromobility. In the USA, Bosch wants to take over parts of the business of chip manufacturer TSI Semiconductors from Roseville in the US state of California – and convert production there to SiC chips.

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Apr 26, 2023 - 01:35 pm

Eberspächer to build EV heater factory in Bulgaria

The automotive supplier Eberspächer has begun construction of a new production plant for electric vehicle heaters in the Bulgarian city of Ruse. The new site is to supply car manufacturers with electric vehicle heaters from the beginning of 2024.

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Apr 26, 2023 - 01:08 pm

Onsemi to supply Zeekr with power modules

US semiconductor manufacturer Onsemi has won Zeekr as another electric car manufacturer as a customer. The Geely brand has signed a long-term supply contract with Onsemi for the EliteSiC silicon carbide power module.

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Apr 25, 2023 - 04:17 pm

GM & Samsung SDI announce plans for joint battery factory

General Motors and Samsung SDI are planning a joint battery cell factory in the USA. This is to be built with an investment of more than 3 billion dollars and go into operation in 2026. There is a surprise in the cell format that the new partners want to produce together.

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