Tags: lithium-ion battery

Amara Raja, Gridtential Energy partners for Silicon Joule Bipolar Technology

Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy, the inventor of Silicon Joule bipolar battery technology announced that they have entered into a formal agreement to collaborate on bipolar battery technology. Under the technology evaluation agreement, Amara Raja Batteries Limited and Gridtential Energy will assemble and test Silicon Joule bipolar reference batteries using Amara Raja’s active material to determine improvements in […]

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BHEL Floats EOI inviting global OEM to set up manufacturing units in India for solar and Li-Battery

The global economic slowdown and breakout of Pandemic has highlighted the dangers of manufacturing activities being concentrated in a single location and thrown up the need for diversification of supply chains and manufacturing. This has thrown up a huge opportunity for India – one of the fastest growing economies of the world and an attractive […]

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Coronavirus Crisis: Battery supplier MOLL files for insolvency

The Akkumulatorenfabrik MOLL GmbH + Co KG has announced that it is forced by current developments to apply for the opening of insolvency proceedings after 75 years of operation. The sudden, massive, and permanent decline in sales caused by the Corona crisis leaves no other choice, said the company in a statement. The battery supplier […]

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Great Wall Motors to make lithium battery for EVs in India

Great Wall Motors is gung-ho on its India prospects, where it will invest an estimated $1 billion in a phased manner for manufacturing of not just cars but also lithium-ion batteries in the future. Accordingly, the company plans to take over General Motor’s Talegaon plant and refurbish it as per requirements to manufacture large vehicles […]

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Fortum acquires Crisolteq, a recycling specialist of valuable metals in batteries

Fortum is acquiring the entire shareholding in the Finnish growth company Crisolteq, a specialist in recycling of valuable metals in lithium-ion batteries. The investment strengthens Fortum’s position in the recycling of high value materials in Europe. The recycling of battery metals also supports Fortum’s existing battery business. Crisolteq employs 23 people and sales amounted to […]

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Toshiba signs EoI with Kerala govt for lithium-ion battery manufacturing

The Toshiba Group on Thursday signed an Expression of Interest with the Kerala government for technology transfer and manufacturing lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries for electric vehicles, an announcement by the Chief Minister’s Office said here. The agreement is an outcome of the Japan visit by Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan at the head of a high-level state […]

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Lithium producers hit by first big downturn of EV era

The burgeoning lithium industry, which produces the powerhouse metal used to make electric vehicle (EV) batteries, has entered its first major downturn, an unwelcome bruising for investors eager to help combat climate change. Albemarle Corp , Tianqi Lithium Corp and others have been producing more lithium than automakers need. Global supply exceeds demand by about […]

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New battery design can charge an electric car in 10 minutes

Ten minutes charging time to add 200 miles of driving range: scientists in the US have claimed a technological breakthrough that could resolve one of the key concerns surrounding all-electric vehicles. Writing in the journal Joule on Wednesday, researchers at The Pennsylvania State University said that such a speedy charge rate required a battery to […]

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Rio Tinto studying ways to produce lithium from waste rock at California mine

Rio Tinto Plc is studying ways to extract lithium from waste rock at a mine it controls in California, making it the latest company trying to produce the battery metal in the United States for the fast-growing electric vehicle market. The move by Rio comes as U.S. politicians and regulators push to expand domestic mining […]

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AEPPL signs MoU with Gujarat govt for lithium-ion battery project

Automotive Electronics Power Private Ltd (AEPPL) on Monday signed an MoU with Gujarat government to invest Rs 4,930 crore in two phases to set up a lithium-ion battery plant at Hansalpur in Ahmedabad district. As per the MoU, AEPPL, a joint venture between Japanese Toshiba Corporation, Denso Corporation and Suzuki Motor Corporation, will make investments […]

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