BMW to use round battery cells from 2025, plans for six 20 GWh giga factories

German automaker BMW has announced a 'new era of e-mobility' from 2025 with the models of its 'NEUE KLASSE' EV architecture, using newly-developed round battery cells adapted for t...

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AMTE Power, Cosworth partner on Ultra High Power battery cells for EVs

British cell manufacturer AMTE Power Plc recently announced the signing of a non-binding MoU with automotive engineering company Cosworth to supply its Ultra High Power (UHP) batte...

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bp invests $60 million in new global EV battery R&D centre in Britain

British oil and gas major bp plc has revealed its plans to invest up to $60 million(£50 million) in a new state-of-the-art EV battery testing centre and analytical laboratory in Pa...

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Ford adds LFP chemistry to its EV battery portfolio; CATL to supply battery packs

Ford Motor Company has announced that CATL will provide full LFP battery packs for its popular Mustang Mach-E and F-150 Lightnings models in North America starting next year. Both ...

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Panasonic’s $4 billion EV battery plant to be located in Kansas, USA

Panasonic Energy has officially confirmed the location of its proposed battery manufacturing facility in the US. With an investment of $4 billion, the new plant is to come up at De...

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CATL introduces CTP 3.0 EV battery ‘Qilin’ capable of delivering 1,000 km range

Chinese battery supplier CATL has recently launched the third-generation of its CTP (cell-to-pack) battery technology. Named as 'Qilin', the advanced battery boasts a record-breaki...

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InoBat, Ideanomics to build R&D and battery production facilities in the US

European battery supplier InoBat Auto and American EV firm Ideanomics are embarking on a phased investment project based in Indiana, USA, in three stages, as part of their ambitiou...

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Webasto claims success in EV battery business with new customer orders

German systems supplier Webasto has announced that its electromobility solutions – especially battery systems for EVs - are gaining huge momentum. Since April, it has been producin...

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Toyota, Redwood Materials to explore closed-loop EV Battery Ecosystem

As part of its commitment to reduce its environmental footprint year after year and achieve carbon neutrality by 2050, Toyota Motor North America has embarked on a mission to creat...

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Renault Group, Minth Group join hands to produce battery casings for EVs in France

French auto major Renault Group and Chinese auto parts supplier Minth Group have announced the signing of a MoU for the creation of a joint venture to produce battery casings in Fr...

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BASF to build commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant in Germany

With an annual processing capacity of 15,000 tons of EV batteries and production scrap, BASF's newly announced commercial scale battery recycling black mass plant will of one of it...

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BASF to expand production capacity for battery materials in China

BASF Shanshan Battery Materials (BSBM), a BASF majority-owned company in China, is commissioning of new capacity for cathode active materials (CAM) to meet the increasing local and...

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Panasonic gearing up 4680-type Battery cells, mass production in May 2023

Reliable media reports have confirmed that Panasonic has commenced the pilot production of its latest 4680-type cylindrical battery cells in Japan. Mass production of the new ...

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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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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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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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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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Stellantis, CEA present advances in digital modeling of EV batteries

Stellantis and French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission (CEA) teams have presented the first advances of their collaboration in the field of digital modeling of bat...

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Technotrans developing cooling solutions for NIO battery swap stations in Europe

Thermal management solutions company technotrans SE is coming up with efficient and reliable cooling systems for the 'Power Swap Stations' that the Chinese EV manufacturer NIO is e...

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Importance of Safety & Standards in Energy Storage Systems

India is on the verge of adopting energy storage systems in a big way. For the smooth adoption and operation of these systems, it is important to understand the safety standards an...

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Stellantis, LG Energy Solution invest $5 billion CAD for Li-ion battery plant in Canada

Stellantis N.V. and LG Energy Solution (LGES) have finalized binding and definitive agreements to establish their first large-scale EV battery manufacturing facility in Canada. The...

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Tesla opens its €5 billion Berlin Gigafactory, first in Europe

US-based EV and clean energy firm Tesla, Inc has put open its much-awaited sixth 'gigafactory' near Berlin in Germany, after a delay of over eight months. This is the first-ever gi...

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Nissan, Enel work on second-life energy storage project employing used EV batteries

Source: Nissan Europe

At a conventional power plant in Melilla, Spain, Nissan and Enel are launching an innovative second-life energy storage project, which is employing used EV batteries to enhance gri...

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Britishvolt, Aston Martin to develop high performance battery technology

Source: Britishvolt

Battery tech firm Britishvolt has announced its collaboration with luxury carmaker Aston Martin to develop bespoke high-performance battery cell technology. The MoU supports the la...

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