If you need to know about batteries; you’ve come to the right place Chinese flag 点击这里访问我们的中文网站 Chinese flag

commercial vehicles

Volvo inks battery packs alliance with Samsung SDI

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 12:38 -- Paul Crompton
Volvo Group president and CEO Martin Lundstedt

Volvo is to jointly develop lithium-ion battery packs for its commercial vehicles under a new partnership with Samsung SDI.

The Sweden-based vehicle manufacturer said the alliance with Samsung would help to “accelerate the speed of development and strengthen the long-term capabilities and assets within electromobility”.

The full story is only available in our FREE weekly industry newsletter, so sign-up to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday.

Akasol motors into Detroit for first North American battery plant

Wed, 06/26/2019 - 10:18 -- John Shepherd
Akasol motors into Detroit for first North American battery plant

Germany-based battery manufacturer Akasol is to build its first North American production plant in the Metro Detroit area of Michigan.

The company said the move is in response to “specific demand” for its lithium-ion battery systems for commercial vehicles— and is backed by a business development grant for an undisclosed sum from the state of Michigan.

The full story is only available in our FREE weekly industry newsletter, so sign-up to get it delivered to your inbox every Monday.
Subscribe to commercial vehicles