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China lithium-ion battery maker reveals plans for 5GWh plant in the country

Thu, 05/28/2020 - 10:53 -- Paul Crompton

Chinese battery producer Jiangsu Pylontech has announced plans for a 5GWh a year lithium-ion battery production plant in China’s southeast Jiangsu province.

Pylontech, a subsidiary of Chinese telecom operator ZTE, that mainly produces lithium iron phosphate (LFP) batteries expects the plant to be completed in three phases by the end of 2022.

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SVOLT officially launches two cobalt-free batteries

Wed, 05/20/2020 - 12:08 -- Paul Crompton

Chinese automotive battery company called SVOLT officially announced two cobalt-free batteries 20 May.

Yang Hongxin, president of SVOLT, said, the company’s L6 cobalt-free long cell was being adapted to a high-end model of car by Chinese vehicle OEM Great Wall Motors. 

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China backs Taiwan firm to ramp up production of its solid-state lithium ceramic batteries

Wed, 04/22/2020 - 13:51 -- Paul Crompton

Taiwanese solid-state lithium ceramic battery developer ProLogium Technology has raised around $100 million in Series D financing from Chinese investors, reports China Money Network.

ProLogium will use the money from BOCG (Bank of China Group) Investment and FAW First Automobile Works) Group to commercialise and scale-up manufacturing of its technology.

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Chinese patent infringements spurs Varta to increase annual production of lithium-ion cells by 50 million

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:11 -- Paul Crompton

German firm Varta AG is taking legal action against Chinese battery manufacturers for alleged patent infringements on its lithium-ion coin cells.

The German company has made the allegations about Chinese competitors EVE Energy and MIC-Power based in South China's Guangdong Province.

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Australian Vanadium signs vanadium flow battery LoI with two Chinese firms

Fri, 01/17/2020 - 11:04 -- Paul Crompton

Australian Vanadium (AVL) has signed an agreement with two Chinese firms that could lead to the antipodean mining firm developing a vanadium materials supply chain.

The non-binding letter of intent (LoI) with Hebei Yanshan Vanadium and Titanium Industry Technology Research (a subsidiary of HBIS Group Chengsteel Chengsteel— the world’s third largest vanadium producer), was announced by AVL on 15 January.

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CATL breaks ground on European gigafactory to streamline lithium-ion battery supply chain

Tue, 10/22/2019 - 15:35 -- Paul Crompton

Chinese battery giant Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has broken ground on its German battery manufacturing plant— the first time the company has expanded beyond its China borders.

The company aims to make 14GWh of lithium-ion cells and modules a year by 2022—just four years after the deal was announced during talks in Berlin between German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese premier Li Keqiang.

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CATL invests in China cathodes joint venture

Wed, 09/11/2019 - 14:54 -- Paul Crompton
CATL invests in China cathodes joint venture

Chinese lithium battery giant Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) and a subsidiary company plan to launch a new business venture focused on cathode materials.

CATL and its Guangdong BrunpRecycling Technology subsidiary will set up the new company – dubbed Lingbo Brunp CATL New Energy – with registered capital of around CNY3.6 billion (US$503 million), CATL said.

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48 volt lithium drive trains have arrived

Tue, 02/07/2017 - 11:07 -- Paul Crompton
48 volt lithium drive trains have arrived

Two major battery and electric drive train suppliers introduced 48 volt systems for the European and Chinese vehicle markets at AABC last week— to the surprise of many analysts.

The 48 volt concept has been dismissed as ‘without value’ by Menachem Anderman, perhaps the most prominent industry watcher.

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Joint Venture to bring sodium nickel battery to market

Tue, 01/10/2017 - 13:04 -- Paul Crompton
Joint Venture to bring sodium nickel battery to market

Chinese battery maker Chaowei Group has established a Joint Venture (JV) company with General Electric to bring to market a sodium-nickel-chloride battery.

The JV sees Chowei’s subsidiary Chaowei Lvna and US firm GE’s subsidiary General Electric Technology Development (GETD) joining forces to develop the technology.

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Chinese and Korean firms eye up $2B lithium battery plant for Chile

Thu, 12/15/2016 - 12:18 -- Paul Crompton
Chinese and Korean firms eye up $2B lithium battery plant for Chile

A consortium of Chinese and Korean battery makers and investment entrepreneurs are in talks to build a lithium-ion manufacturing plant in Chile, according to Chilean newspaper Pulso.

Early talks put the total investment at around $2billion with phases 1, 2 and 3 of production earmarked for January 2018 with an initial investment in 2017 of $510million.

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