US-based advanced automotive battery pack ‘remanufacturer’ Spiers New Technologies (SNT) is opening a European ‘hub’ in the Netherlands.
Batteries are a defining component of electrified vehicles and will need to halve in cost and double in energy density in the next two decades without using unsustainable materials or manufacturing processes, says Dave Greenwood— professor of advanced propulsion of the Warwick Manufacturing Group.
South Korean battery firm LG Chem has signed an initial five-year deal for the supply of battery-grade lithium hydroxide from Canada’s Nemaska Lithium.
Japanese lead-acid maker Hitachi Chemical Company is investigating a breach of quality control procedures concerning batteries supplied to customers for more than seven years.
Battery makers will need to work as part of “innovative ecosystems” to successfully launch new technologies onto the market, according to a new report.
Energy regulators in California are being asked to approve installation of four battery storage facilities to replace reliance on gas peaker plants for grid reliability.
A Chinese company is building a lithium-ion battery recycling joint venture in South Korea— in response to China’s ban on solid waste imports, BEST Battery Briefing can reveal.
The Doosan Corporation has become the latest Korean player beating a path to Hungary to compete for a slice of Europe’s electric vehicle battery components business.
Nissan has called off the sale of its batteries business to Chinese private equity firm GSR Capital, saying the buyer failed to raise the cash required.
BMW has placed a “billion euro” order for electric vehicle batteries from China— because the firm ‘can’t wait’ for Europe to build a battery cells industry, according to its chairman.