Tozero raises €3.5 million in funding

Munich-based startup Tozero, which specializes in recycling lithium-ion batteries, has raised €3.5 million in a pre-seed round. According to the company, it developed a novel process to recover critical materials from batteries. The funds will be used to build ...

BMW confirms use of round-battery cells for New Class

BMW now officially confirms the use of new round-format battery cells in its ‘New Class’ electric models from 2025. The cells are to be produced by partners in a total of six factories with annual capacities of 20 GWh ...

Kia and Deutsche Bahn announce battery second life cooperation

German rail operator Deutsche Bahn and Kia have entered into a strategic partnership for the connection use of used electric car batteries. The goal is to turn batteries that are already in use into high-performance energy storage units. The ...

British battery manufacturer launches battery design software

The British EV battery startup Ionetic has launched a software-based EV battery pack design platform, which can cut the development cost and time for automotive manufacturers bringing a new electric vehicle to market. Ionetic states that the software-based platform ...

EKPO Fuel Cell is launching a Chinese subsidiary

EKPO Fuel Cell Technologies, the fuel cell joint venture between ElringKlinger and Plastic Omnium, is expanding its activities in China by establishing a Chinese subsidiary. The aim is to manufacture the first stacks in the city of Suzhou before ...

Honda is bundling battery procurement in China

Honda is raising the curtain on a Japanese-Chinese procurement initiative: The company plans to set up a joint venture in China with its Chinese partners Dongfeng and GAC at the end of this month. The goal is to bundle ...

Nissan is acquiring stakes in Vehicle Energy Japan

Nissan is acquiring a stake in battery manufacturer Vehicle Energy Japan. To this end, the Japanese automaker will acquire all the ordinary shares held by INCJ. Nissan has now reached a corresponding agreement on the acquisition of shares in ...

Inobat & Cosworth announce battery cell partnership

Slovakian battery company InoBat Auto and Cosworth have entered into a strategic partnership under which InoBat will supply optimised battery cells to the British company for its battery packs. The deal is designed to advance Cosworth’s electrification plans. InoBat ...

Honda to source battery materials from Hanwa

Honda has entered into a strategic partnership with the Japanese trading company Hanwa to ensure stable procurement of battery materials required for its electric offensive in the medium to long term. The agreement centres around nickel, cobalt and lithium ...

Sunwoda announces extra fast-charging battery

The Chinese battery manufacturer Sunwoda Electric Vehicle Battery has presented the SFC480, a particularly fast-charging battery that is to go into series production this year. The new battery can charge an electric vehicle with an output of up to ...

ProLogium considers building battery plant in Europe or the USA

The Taiwanese solid-state battery cell manufacturer ProLogium announces its first overseas ‘gigafactory’. The battery factory, which is to be built in Europe or the USA, is to have an annual capacity of 120 GWh when completed. Germany, France, Poland, ...

Ultium Cells starts making batteries for Hummer EV in Ohio

Ultium Cells, General Motors’ battery joint venture with LG Energy Solution, has kicked-off production at its first facility in Ohio, USA. They are now manufacturing battery cells for the GMC Hummer EV and SUV, both to be built at ...

Redwood Materials closes in on search for sites in Europe

After Redwood Materials, founded by ex-Tesla CTO JB Straubel, announced in February that it would build at least two large-scale factories for recycling and battery material production in Europe, the search for a location for this appears to have ...

Tesla could build new battery assembly at Fremont

Tesla wants to assemble battery modules at its electric car plant in Fremont, California, at least according to an application filed with the city of Fremont. The extension appears in line with other plans to expand production. The company ...

SVOLT now producing prototype solid-state cells

SVOLT has followed up on its recent success in solid-state batteries. The company now produced a prototype batch of 20 Ah cells with a solid electrolyte based on sulphide. SVOLT also delivers the first promising numbers. The prototype solid-state ...

Toyota invests billions in battery production

Toyota has decided to invest up to 730 billion yen (approximately $5.6 billion) in battery production for battery electric vehicles in Japan, and the US, which should start between 2024 and 2026. With these investments, Toyota aims to increase ...

Freyr joins Nidec in Energy Storage Solutions (ESS) business

Freyr has found its first major customer for battery cells from its debut factory in Rana, Norway. The Norwegian battery company struck a deal with the Japanese Nidec Corporation to supply 38 GWh of LFP battery cells from 2025 ...

GM signs agreement with Posco Chemical for CAM

General Motors has signed a binding off-take agreement for cathode active material (CAM) with Posco Chemical. Under the agreement, which runs from 2023 to 2025, Posco will supply the material from its plant in the South Korean city of ...

VW invests 2 billion euros to transform Saltzgitter plant

The Volkswagen Group is investing around two billion euros in the transformation of its Salzgitter site in Germany – from the lead engine plant to the lead cell plant. At the same time, the carmaking giant says it has ...

Honda & LG Energy Solution to build US battery plant

Honda and LG Energy Solution have entered into an agreement to establish a joint venture for the production of batteries in the USA. The batteries will be used in Honda and Acura electric models in the North American market. ...

Zeekr first to install CATL’s next-gen Qilin batteries

Zeekr will be the first electric car manufacturer to use CATL’s mass-produced Qilin batteries. The Chinese battery manufacturer and the Geely brand signed a five-year strategic cooperation agreement. The Qilin batteries based on CATL’s third-generation of cell-to-pack (CTP) battery ...

Panasonic considers another battery plant in the US

Tesla supplier Panasonic is looking to build another battery cell factory in the USA. After the Japanese company confirmed a plant in Kansas in July, media reports suggest Panasonic is looking at a similar facility in Oklahoma. The Wallstreet ...

Celgard separators for ABF’s LFP batteries in the US

Separator manufacturer Celgard has entered into a strategic cooperation agreement with American Battery Factory (ABF). Celgard will supply 100 per cent of ABF’s demand for separators for LFP battery cells in the US. Celgard and ABF have said they ...

GAC launches battery subsidiary ‘Lvqingg’

The Chinese car company GAC has announced the foundation of a subsidiary for the industrialisation of its own battery business. The new company, named Lvqingg, will probably focus mainly on LFP batteries and build its own battery factory. The ...

CATL saw 82% profit increase in the first half of 2022

The Chinese battery-maker CATL was able to increase its net profit in the first half of 2022 by around 82 per cent compared to the same period last year to 8.17 billion yuan. That is the equivalent of 1.19 ...

Schuler takes over Italian Sovema Group

The German press manufacturer Schuler has taken over the Italian machine manufacturer Sovema and wants to become a system provider in battery cell production for the automotive industry and other sectors. The aim is to develop machines and production ...

Hydrogen train network goes live in Germany

In the German state of Lower Saxony, the world’s first network with hydrogen trains in passenger service has now gone into operation. On the route between Cuxhaven, Bremerhaven, Bremervörde and Buxtehude, 14 hydrogen-powered Coradia iLint regional trains are now ...

Ganfeng Lithium & GAC Aion sign battery cooperation

The Chinese lithium producer Ganfeng Lithium has agreed on a long-term strategic partnership with GAC Aion, the electric car offshoot of the Chinese GAC Group. This is not just about the supply of battery materials. In addition to supplying ...

Ultium Cells looks to build fourth battery factory in the USA

Ultium Cells, the battery cell joint venture between General Motors and LG Energy Solution, is considering New Carlisle in the US state of Indiana as the site for its fourth factory, according to a company spokesperson. The joint venture ...

ACC has ordered cell separators from Von Roll

The Automotive Cells Company (ACC) battery cell joint venture between Stellantis, Total and Mercedes-Benz has ordered cell separators from the Shield T product family for thermal management and fire protection of its batteries from the Swiss industrial group Von ...

Italvolt aims to build Italian EV battery plant in spring 2023

Lars Carlstrom, CEO of Italvolt and Statevolt and cofounder of Britishvolt, has revealed more details about Italvolt – the announced 45 GWh battery cell factory in the north-western Italian region of Piedmont. Carlstrom expects to receive the building permit ...

Eve Energy rumoured to BMW’s new battery supplier

Chinese battery cell manufacturer Eve Energy will be the main supplier of battery cells in Europe for BMW’s ‘New Class’ electric cars from 2025, according to an agency report. To this end, Eve Energy is probably also planning a ...

Eurocell to build battery factory in the Netherlands

The British-Korean company Eurocell will probably build its announced factory for the production of battery cells in Europe in the Netherlands. Eurocell says it is in final talks with authorities and the investment and development agency NOM. When Eurocell ...

Loop Energy is setting up a factory in the UK

Canadian fuel cell specialist Loop Energy will extend its presence in Europe later this month by expanding into the UK. The company plans to set up a production facility just outside of London to produce fuel cell components. Loop ...

Samsung SDI expands research centres globally

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer Samsung SDI is expanding its research and development (R&D) activities for new battery technologies. New locations this year are being founded in the USA and Germany with a further centre planned in China ...

BYD announces plans for lithium mine and battery production in Yichun

BYD plans to invest 28.5 billion yuan (4.1 billion euros) in a battery factory and mining project in Yichun in China’s Jiangxi province. This is provided for in a framework agreement now signed with the city government. The battery ...

Panasonic looks to improve efficiency in Gigafactory 1

Panasonic wants to increase production at its factory in Nevada, where it operates jointly with Tesla, by another ten per cent. According to a media report, this will not be achieved by a new production line, but by optimising ...

BMW considers producing fuel cell SUVs from 2025

According to a media report, BMW wants to produce fuel cell SUVs in large series from 2025. BMW had previously only confirmed that it intended to offer the iX5 Hydrogen in small series this year. This is reported by ...

CATL to build battery factory in Hungary – with Mercedes as major customer

The Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL will build another cell factory in Europe. The second location after Erfurt is Debrecen in Hungary. CATL already has an important customer on its hands: the cell factory is to supply the Mercedes-Benz ...

Freyr opens business unit in Japan

Norwegian battery company Freyr has opened its first location in Asia. The office is located in Fukuoka, Japan, and includes a technology resource campus. This will be primarily concerned with conducting electrochemical tests of various materials in connection with ...

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