Piston Group to make EV batteries for startup ONE in US

Piston Automotive, subsidiary of American auto supplier Piston Group, will manufacture EV batteries for energy storage start-up Our Next Energy Inc. (ONE) at the former's faci...

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Skoda commences production of EV battery systems in Czech Republic

Skoda Auto has started manufacturing battery systems for all-electric vehicles based on the Volkswagen Group's Modular Electrification Toolkit (MEB) in Mladá Boleslav, the brand's ...

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Mercedes-Benz, Sila achieve breakthrough high-silicon anode battery chemistry

Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will work with Sila - a next-generation battery materials company - to incorporate the latter's silicon-anode chemistry in batteries. The compan...

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Vale confirms long-term supply deal with Tesla for Class 1 Nickel

Brazilian mining giant Vale has confirmed that it has signed a long-term contract with Tesla Inc to supply low-carbon, Class 1 nickel in the United States from its operations in Ca...

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IESW 2022: Towards safe re-purposing and recycling of EoL batteries

In general, all batteries undergo degradation over time. There are also certain applications where the operational conditions of energy drain and recharging cycles in batteries are...

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Nexcharge begins mass production of Li-ion battery at its Gujarat facility

Nexcharge, a JV between Exide Industries and Leclanché SA, has announced the inauguration of its state-of-the-art, fully automated manufacturing plant at Prantij in Gujarat. The co...

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Volumetric energy density of EV Li-ion batteries up by over eight times since 2008

According to US Department of Energy's (DOE) Vehicle Technologies Office, the volumetric energy density of lithium-ion batteries used in EVs has significantly increased in the last...

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CATL’s 8 GWh battery cell plant in Germany to open by end of 2022

Contemporary Amperex Technology Thuringia GmbH (CATT), CATL's first battery cell manufacturing plant outside of China, has recently received its second partial approval for commiss...

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Honda reveals its electrification, battery procurement strategy; to invest $40 billion

Honda Motor Co., Ltd. has revealed a comprehensive strategy for electrification and business transformation for the future, touching upon a variety of aspects including investment ...

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GM, Honda to co-develop affordable EVs, commit to advanced battery collaboration

General Motors and Honda are taking their collaboration to a new level by co-developing a series of affordable electric vehicles based on a new global architecture, targeting popul...

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