Panasonic to invest in NMG to boost EV battery supply chain in North America

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Panasonic Energy has signed a seven-year offtake agreement for the supply of natural graphite with Canada-based Nouveau Monde Graphite Inc. (NMG), a renowned manufacturer...

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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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Nikola's first 'HYLA' hydrogen refueling station launched in Southern California

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Zero-emission transport solutions firm Nikola Corporation, via its energy brand 'HYLA', has opened its first HYLA hydrogen refueling station in Southern California at 244...

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Volvo acquires Proterra's battery business for $210 mn in the US

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Volvo Group recently announced the successful acquisition of EV battery business from Proterra Inc. and its subsidiary Proterra Operating Company Inc., thereby bolstering its ...

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GE Vernova to source LFP battery modules from Our Next Energy in US

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GE Vernova and Our Next Energy Inc. (ONE) have recently agreed to collaborate towards advancing battery energy storage solutions in the United States using locally manufactured bat...

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Panasonic eyes productivity boost before third battery plant in North America

Panasonic's Lithium-ion EV battery plant in Dalian, China. Image: Panasonic

Panasonic might put its third battery plant in North America on hold and focus on boosting productivity instead, Group CEO Yuki Kusumi said in an interview. "I keep telling people ...

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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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US DoE announces $131 mn for R&D in EV battery, charging systems

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DoE) has announced more than $131 million for projects to advance research and development (R&D) in EV batteries and charging systems, ...

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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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Gotion rolls out first battery packs from its Fremont facility in US

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Chinese battery manufacturer Gotion High-tech recently announced the official roll-out of battery packs off the production line at the its Fremont factory ...

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Form Energy gets $30 mn from California for 100-hour capacity iron-air battery

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Form Energy has received $30 million from the California Energy Commission (CEC) to build a project capable of discharging energy for 100 hours.  The company will use the mone...

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Solid Power presents its first A-sample cells for automotive qualification

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Solid-state battery technology firm Solid Power has recently made first A-1 EV battery cell deliveries to BMW to formally enter automotive qualification. The company is report...

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H2B2's SoHyCal: Large-scale green hydrogen project in California unveiled

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Claimed as the first and largest green hydrogen plant to become operational in North America, SoHyCal facility located in in Fresno, California is a landmark project for&...

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LGES's Arizona plant to make 46-Series cylindrical cells for Tesla

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To pre-emptively respond to market demands for 46-Series cylindrical battery cells from Tesla, LG Energy Solution (LGES) has decided to utilize its Arizona EV battery facility...

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Eye on EV Charging: In conclusion, a global snapshot and some questions that need answers

Whether Indian e-bus and OEMs collaborate to launch charging networks remains to be seen. Image: Shutterstock

Well distributed and easy-to-access charging networks will be a vital factor for faster adoption of e-mobility. The networks need to provide fast, reliable and sustainable charging...

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24M Technologies presents Electrode-to-Pack battery system for EVs, ESS

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At the on-going 2023 Japan Mobility Show, battery firm 24M is showcasing its transformative and streamlined battery pack technology - the 'Electrode-to-Pack' (ETOP) ...

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Eye on EV charging: In North America, Tesla is king

Well distributed and easy-to-access charging networks will be a vital factor for faster adoption of e-mobility. The networks need to provide fast, reliable and sustainable charging...

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Low-emission hydrogen production set to more than triple by 2026: IEA report

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As per International Energy Agency's (IEA) Medium-Term Gas Report 2023, low-emission hydrogen production is set to triple over the medium term at the global level, primarily l...

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Stellantis, Samsung SDI confirm second battery gigafactory in Indiana

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As part of the StarPlus Energy joint venture, Stellantis N.V. and Samsung SDI have announced that Kokomo, Indiana, has again been chosen for the second battery manuf...

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Plastic Omnium investing $170 mn on H2 storage production plant in Michigan

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French firm Plastic Omnium has revealed its plans to set up North America's 'largest' hydrogen storage production plant in Grand Blanc Township, Michigan, to supply a leading ...

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EcoProBM, SK On, Ford to build C$1.2B cathode manufacturing plant in Québec

Graphic rendering of the cathode manufacturing plant under construction in Quebec. Source: Ford

SK On, EcoProBM and Ford recently announced a joint investment of C$1.2 billion to build a cathode manufacturing facility in Québec, Canada. Scheduled to begin produ...

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GM says vehicle-to-home bidirectional charging tech in all Ultium EVs by 2026

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Vehicle-to-home (V2H) bidirectional charging technology unlocks additional value for EV users, who will be able to transfer energy from their vehicles to their household ...

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Seven carmakers unite to launch RE-fueled EV charging network in North America

Tesla's charging network could face its first formidable rival – or meet its first formidable ally – within a year. Seven automakers have come together to launch a charging network...

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Georgia Tech researchers find aluminum-foil anodes effective for solid-state batteries

Graduate student researcher Yuhgene Liu holds an aluminum material for solid-state batteries. Source: Georgia Tech

A group of researchers from the Georgia Institute of Technology have developed aluminum foil-based anode for all-solid state batteries with higher energy density and grea...

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Hyzon Motors makes 200 KW single-stack fuel cell system

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US-based fuel cell and FCEV developer Hyzon Motors has announced the successful completion and factory acceptance testing of the first nine single-stack 200 kW Fuel ...

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BorgWarner invests on production capabilities of e-mobility techs in Mexico

Automotive technology firm BorgWarner has recently announced an investment package for San Luis Potosi in Mexico that includes a new manufacturing plant focusing on power...

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Nikola bags $41.9 mn grant for six hydrogen refueling stations for heavy trucks

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Nikola Corporation's hydrogen energy brand 'Hyla' has announced that the California Transportation Commission (CTC) has awarded Nikola and sponsor California Department of Tra...

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GM Energy reveals initial suite of 'Ultium Home' including V2G, stationary storage

Chevrolet Silverado RST electric pickup with Ultium Home Products. Image for representation purposes only. Source: GM

GM Energy has recently announced the product details and specifications for its initial suite of Ultium Home offerings - the first set of solutions to be made available to resident...

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Panasonic Energy, Mazda in talks for partnership on supply of cylindrical li-ion batteries

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Panasonic Energy and Mazda Motor Corporation have announced that they have agreed to enter into discussions on establishing a medium- to long-term partnership to meet demand f...

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LG Energy Solution, NOVONIX to jointly develop artificial graphite anode material

Battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution and battery materials firm NOVONIX have announced the signing of an agreement for the joint research and development of artificial...

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