Volvo Cars invests in Breathe Battery for next-gen, software-enabled fast charging

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Swedish automaker Volvo Cars has partnered up with Breathe Battery Technologies (Breathe) to secure the latest version of Breathe's patented, algorithm-enabled ...

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StoreDot, EVE Energy partner for mass production of 'XFC' battery cells

Left to right: Amir Tirosh (StoreDot), Alexander Holden (EVE Energy), Dr. Doron Myersdorf (StoreDot), and Dr. Liu Jincheng (EVE Energy) at the agreement signing event. Souce: StoreDot

Israeli battery technology firm StoreDot has announced a significant step towards the commercialization and mass production of its extreme fast charging (XFC) battery cel...

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Li Auto targets over 5,000 supercharging stations by 2025 in China

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Chinese EV maker Li Auto is stepping-up its charging infrastructure efforts in the country, to meet the emerging needs of the electric car market, as the company is planning to lau...

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BMW Group breaks ground for 'Gen-5' EV battery assembly plant in Thailand

Milan Nedeljković, Board Member for Production at BMW AG, speaking at the ground-breaking ceremony. Source: BMW Group

German automaker BMW Group has commenced the construction work for its own local manufacturing facility for 'Gen-5' high-voltage batteries in Thailand. The battery assemb...

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Volkswagen, Xpeng to co-develop two smart electric cars for Chinese market

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Volkswagen Group has entered into a master agreement on electric car platform and software collaboration with the Chinese automaker Xpeng, as part of the German bran...

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TVS Motor Company's Singapore arm increases stake in Germany’s Killwatt GmbH to 49 percent

Leading two-wheeler and three-wheeler manufacturer globally, TVS Motor Company's Singapore-based arm has acquired an additional 8,000 equity shares for €4 million in Killwatt GmbH,...

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Albemarle strikes deal with BMW for battery-grade lithium

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World's leading lithium producer Albemarle announced a definitive agreement last week with the BMW Group to supply battery-grade lithium to help the German automaker...

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Octopus Energy kick-starts vehicle-to-grid tariff for EVs in UK

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Energy tech firm Octopus Energy has recently launched vehicle-to-grid (V2G) tariff 'Octopus Power Pack' in the United Kingdom, the country's first mass market V2G scheme,...

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VinFast launches EVs in Indonesia; to establish nationwide charging network

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Vietnamese automaker VinFast is debuting the company's first range of right-hand drive electric cars at the on-going Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2024. The brand'...

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Leading automakers' EV charging JV 'IONNA' begins operations in North America

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High-powered EV charging network IONNA has recently received regulatory approvals in North America, thereby officially commencing its business operations. The network plans to...

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GAC Aion begins construction of EV plant in Thailand

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Chinese electric automaker GAC Aion has recently begun the construction of its first overseas EV production facility in Thailand. Located in Rayong province in the country's Easter...

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BYD confirms NEV production base in Hungary to target European markets

BYD is to become the first Chinese car manufacturer to establish a production facility for new energy vehicles (NEVs) in Europe. The automaker has recently signed a preliminary lan...

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Stellantis reveals 'STLA Large' BEV platform targeting 800 km range

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Stellantis has revealed the second of the four global BEV platforms planned for its future vehicle line-up, as part of its €50 billion investment over the next decade tow...

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Accelera, Daimler Truck, PACCAR plan 21 GWh battery plant in Mississippi

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Cummins' zero-emission division 'Accelera', Daimler Truck, and PACCAR have finalized the location for their joint battery cell manufacturing facility as Marshall County, ...

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Green NCAP's 2023 winners are electric: 4 EVs scored high in energy efficiency

Green NCAP recently announced its Category Winners of 2023, in which the top performers in all categories turned out to be electric cars, except two categories meant only for petro...

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MENA: Clean energy transition in top gear

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Middle East and North African countries are diversifying their economies towards clean energy. Strategic plans are in place to boost renewable energy capacities, EV adoption, and g...

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CES 2024: E-mobility with digital, connected techs displayed in flair

At the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2024 last week, the spotlight gleamed on the dazzling future of transportation – a symphony of electric mobility and connected car techn...

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Tata reveals its first pure EV architecture ‘acti.ev’ and Punch.ev mini-SUV

Tata Punch.ev electric mini-SUV. Source: Tata Motors

Tata Passenger Electric Mobility (TPEM) recently introduced its first pure EV architecture 'acti.ev' (Advanced Connected Tech-Intelligent Electric Vehicle) that will unde...

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China's revised NEV purchase tax policy comes into effect

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China's revised taxation policy for the purchase of new energy vehicles (NEVs) has come into effect from the start of this year. The current taxation scheme has replaced the t...

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VW Group's Elli expands to 600,000 EV charging points across Europe

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Volkswagen Group's EV charging infra brand Elli has announced the expansion of its charging network to boast more than 600,000 charge points across 27 countries ...

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EKA Mobility, Mitsui, VDL Groep pledge $100 mn for EV manufacturing in India

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Indian EV maker EKA Mobility has announced strategic partnership with Mitsui & Co. of Japan and VDL Groep  of Netherlands. The long-term alliance ...

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NIO reveals next-gen battery swap station, 640 kW supercharger

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At the recently held NIO Day 2023 event in China, NIO revealed its latest, 4th-generation EV battery swapping station, a high-power supercharger, and charging installatio...

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Beyond solar: Companies pivot toward energy storage in investment priorities

Energy storage is going to be a leading technology for energy transition investments in the next three years according to a new industry survey by Reuters Events. According to...

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Geely's Yiyi Power, NIO ink strategic partnership on battery swapping

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Chinese firms Zhejiang Geely Holding Group and NIO have recently signed a strategic partnership agreement on battery swapping, agreeing to carry out comprehensive co...

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Mercedes-Benz, BMW to jointly establish high-power EV charging network in China

In a bid to elevate the German-engineered e-mobility experience in China, Mercedes-Benz Group China and BMW Brilliance Automotive have reached an agreement to e...

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Schneider Electric unveils new battery lab in Bengaluru

Energy management and automation major, Schneider Electric has inaugurated a new battery lab in Bengaluru to advance R&D in battery technologies. The company has invested ...

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Hofer Powertrain develops fast recharging battery technology for EVs

German powertrain tech firm Hofer Powertrain has announced the launch of its advanced EV battery technology – the 'ULTEVATE Ultra' battery module. The company claims...

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Breakthrough in battery tech: Northvolt adds sodium-ion batteries to its portfolio

Battery manufacturing major, Northvolt announced that it has successfully validated sodium-ion batteries with an energy density of over 160 watt-hours per kilogram at the company's...

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Toyota steps up 'Battery 3R' initiatives to create circular ecosystem for batteries

Toyota Motor Corporation has announced that it is promoting activities that focus on the creation of a circular economy, including a circular ecosystem for the batteries used ...

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GM integrates EV startup BrightDrop into its CV business for seamless fleet adoption

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Commercial EV startup BrightDrop, born out of GM's Innovation Lab in January 2021, has now been declared as part of GM, aiming higher integration with the group's e-mobility a...

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