Mercedes-Stellantis combine halts work at gigafactory sites, considers switch to LFP cells

Carmakers Mercedes and Stellantis have halted construction of their joint venture EV battery factories and are taking a relook at their EV battery plans. Reports say the two partne... Read More

GM sticks to EV transition plan, all-electric lineup by 2035 likely

General Motors is sticking to its plan for an all-electric vehicle lineup by 2035, a company spokesperson told reporters after news that the Detroit-based automaker might attempt a... Read More

Redwood Materials partners with Ultium Cells to recycle battery production scrap

Battery materials recycling company Redwood Materials has recently announced its partnership with Ultium Cells, the EV battery cell JV between General Motors and LG Energ... Read More

Volkswagen's project targets entry-level electric cars for €20,000 in Europe

Volkswagen Group recently announced its plans to make all-electric entry-level mobility more widespread by bringing affordable electric vehicles for the European mar... Read More

BluSmart raising $25 million from founders, to launch e-taxi services in Dubai next month

BluSmart, India's biggest e-cab operator, is raising $25 million from its founders and existing investors, with contributions from new investors as well, co-founder Punit Goyal tol... Read More

Gotion showcases EV batteries that charge to 80 percent in > 10 mins

China's Gotion High-Tech might have stolen a march on the rest of the world, including homegrown rival CATL, with the development of a car battery that can go from zero to 80 perce... Read More

Rio Tinto, BHP to test large battery electric haul truck technology

Leading global mining group, Rio Tinto on Monday (May 27) announced that it will be collaborating with BHP for the testing of large battery-electric haul truck technology in t... Read More

Panasonic batteries power 'Tern' RC8 e-truck by Hexagon Purus and Hino Trucks

Panasonic Energy has announced that its lithium-ion batteries will power the new electric truck under the 'Tern' brand, introduced by Hexagon Purus and Hin... Read More

Tesla breaks ground on $200 mn ESS plant in Shanghai, its first outside US

Company has also reportedly told EV suppliers to set up capacity outside China and Taiwan from next year Tesla has broken ground in Shanghai on the company's first battery factory ... Read More

Theion claims breakthrough in ultra-fast charging, safe battery anode technology

Berlin-based battery company theion recently announced a "disruptive innovation" in battery technology, with its breakthrough anode chemistry. The company has also receiv... Read More