Hyundai, Korea Zinc partner on EV battery materials value chain

The MoU was signed by Heung-soo Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of Global Strategy Office, Hyundai Motor Group and Ki Duk Park, President and Co-CEO of Korea Zinc. Source: Hyundai Motor Group

Hyundai Motor Group has announced the signing of an MoU with Korea Zinc, the leading non-ferrous metal smelting company in South Korea, towards a comprehensive ...

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India's first cathode active materials plant inaugurated by Altmin-ARCI

Battery materials firm Altmin and ARCI, under the Union Ministry of Science and Technology, have launched a 10 MW pilot plant for producing Cathode Active Mater...

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IBAT's modular direct lithium extraction technology claims 95 pc recovery rate

International Battery Metals Ltd. has claimed that its modular direct lithium extraction (MDLE) technology delivers a 97 percent extraction rate of lithium from feed brin...

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Stellantis, Kuniko strike deal on long-term supply of nickel sulphate, cobalt sulphate

Source: Stellantis

Automotive group Stellantis N.V. and European battery minerals firm Kuniko Ltd have recently announced the signing of a binding offtake term sheet agreement securing...

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Glencore, FCC, and Iberdrola partner on Lithium-ion Battery circularity solutions

To provide lithium-ion battery recycling solutions at scale for Spain and Portugal, mining firm Glencore, Spanish utility Iberdrola, and commercial waste management firm ...

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GM leads $50 Mn funding round in EnergyX to unlock Lithium supply in US

Energy Exploration Technologies Inc. (EnergyX) and General Motors (GM) have announced that GM Ventures has led a $50 million Series B financing round in EnergyX, along with&nb...

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Evonik expands fumed Al oxide plant for battery applications in Japan

Leading manufacturer of Silica Evonik has announced fresh investments in a production plant expansion for fumed aluminum oxide at its site in Yokkaichi, Japan. The facili...

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Allox to set up multi-GW Lithium Cathode Material manufacturing unit in Telangana

Government of Telangana has signed an MoU with Allox Advance Materials Pvt Ltd for setting up of a C- LFP (Lithium Iron Phosphate) active battery material production unit in T...

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NEO Battery Materials signs MoU on recycling silicon from solar cell

Vancouver-based developer of silicon anode materials NEO Battery Materials Ltd has announced the signing of a MOU with an Asia-based producer of high-...

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DoE invests in harvesting cost-efficient lithium from geothermal brines

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has recently taken a significant step forward in its effort to shore up America's domestic supply of battery-grade lithium—a subs...

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US-based startup Adden Energy innovate EV battery that charges in 3 mins and lasts 20 years

US-based startup Adden Energy has announced that it has accomplished solid-state battery charge rates as fast as three minutes with over 10,000 cycles in a lifetime in lab settings...

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Ingevity Corp. invests $60 million in Nexeon, Li-ion anode materials manufacturer

Ingevity Corporation has announced that it has invested $60 million to acquire an equity stake in Nexeon Limited in a strategic move to establish the company's presence in the elec...

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EV manufacturer Komaki unveils fire-resistant LiFePO4 batteries in India

EV company Komaki has announced that it has launched fireproof batteries in India that will be available in all company vehicles from next month. The company said it has intro...

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Ascend Elements to invest $1 billion in Southwest Kentucky EV battery materials mfg. facility

Ascend Elements has announced its plans to invest $310 million in Phase 1 — and up to $1 billion over several possible phases — to build a sustainable lithium-ion battery materials...

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LGES to host “Battery Challenge 2022” to foster next-gen battery tech

LG Energy Solution (continues its efforts to foster next-generation battery technologies by inviting start-ups in the industry. The battery manufacturer said it is hosting the 'LGE...

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GM ink key Li-ion supply chain management pact with LG Chem and Livent

General Motors announced two major Li-ion battery supply chain agreements, one with LG Chem for cathode active material (CAM), and one with Livent for the supply of battery-grade l...

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Ford secures 60 GWh of annual battery capacity for 600,000 EVs by late 2023

American automaker Ford's recent announcements regarding a series of initiatives for sourcing battery capacity and raw materials has shed clear light on the company's strategic pla...

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Rio Tinto and Ford join forces for battery and low-carbon materials supply chain development

Rio Tinto and Ford Motor Company have announced that they have signed a non-binding global memorandum of understanding (MOU) to jointly develop more sustainable and secure supply c...

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Tech independence important for a secure supply chain

Amidst all the battery cell manufacturing excitement, one company has taken a small but sure step towards making it a reality - Log9 Materials, a material science startup, is strid...

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IESA and FBICRC join forces for strengthening the battery supply chain ecosystem in India

India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) has announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Australian Future Battery Industries Cooperative Research Centre (FBI...

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Ola Electric to set up Battery Innovation Centre worth $500 million in Bengaluru

Ola Electric has announced that it is investing $500 million (about Rs 4,000 crore) in a cell research and development facility in Bengaluru. In a tweet, Aggarwal stated: "Sharing ...

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CSIR-CECRI, GODI India ink PPP pact for manufacturing Li-ion cells in Chennai

CSIR-CECRI (Central Electrochemical Research Institute) and Hyderabad-based Godi India have announced that they have entered into a public-private partnership (PPP) to operate and ...

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DOE announces finalists of Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the finalists in the $4 million American-Made Geothermal Lithium Extraction Prize, a competition supporting innovations that help ...

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Wildcat Discovery Tech secures $90 million in funding for EV battery commercialization

Wildcat Discovery Technologies (Wildcat) has announced that it has raised $90 million in a Series D funding round led by Koch Strategic Platforms (KSP), an investment subsidiary of...

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VWGoA, Redwood Materials collaborate to set up US EV battery recycling supply chain

Volkswagen Group of America, Inc. (VWGoA) has announced that it has partnered with Redwood Materials, Inc. (Redwood) to create a supply chain to recycle Volkswagen and Audi electri...

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SiTration secures $2.5 million in pre-seed funding for EV batteries recycling

SiTration, the MIT spinoff pioneering new separation processes for materials extraction, has announced it has raised $2.35 million in pre-seed funding led by Azolla Ventures with p...

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ICL, Aleees ink MoU for LFP battery cathode materials production

ICL has announced it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Aleees, a Taiwanese manufacturer of Lithium Iron Phosphate (LFP) battery cathode materials. As part of the ...

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Enpower Greetech develops 100 Ah li-metal battery for next-gen EVs

Enpower Greentech Inc. has announced that it has developed a 100Ah lithium metal battery (LMB), another major step in the commercialization of next-generation batteries for electri...

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Meta Materials and Coulometrics partner to develop next-gen batteries

Meta Materials Inc. has announced it has signed a Master Service Agreement with Coulometrics, LLC, to autonomously authenticate META's platform technologies related to battery appl...

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Battrion and Jagenberg Group unveils Aligned Graphite tech for fast-charging LiBs at 100 m/min

Swiss battery technology innovator Battrion AG and associate Jagenberg Converting Solution GmbH have demonstrated Aligned Graphite® technology at industrial speeds. This breakthrou...

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