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SK Innovation to build EV batteries in US?

Mon, 10/08/2018 - 00:00 -- Hugh Finzel
SK innovation

South Korean energy and chemical company SK Innovation (SKI) is reportedly considering building an electric vehicle battery plant in the US, but is staying tight-lipped on details.

The announcement follows President Donald Trump’s order of a ‘Section 232’ investigation that could lead to the US slapping a 25% import tariff on automobile parts brought into the US. 

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Hyundai backs solid-state with Ionic investment

Wed, 07/18/2018 - 09:28 -- Xuan Zhong
Hyundai backs solid-state with Ionic investment

South Korean car giant Hyundai has made an undisclosed investment in US-based Ionic Materials’ development of solid-state battery tech for electric vehicles (EV).

The investment by Hyundai’s business innovations arm— Hyundai Cradle— will keep the car firm “at the forefront of battery development, allowing us to build better eco-friendly vehicles”, said vice-president John Suh.

 

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Hyundai EV batteries to get second life in Wärtsilä ESS deal

Tue, 07/03/2018 - 13:49 -- Xuan Zhong
Hyundai EV batteries to get second life in Wärtsilä ESS deal

South Korean car giant Hyundai is making inroads into the global power storage market under a second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries deal with Finnish energy tech firm Wärtsilä.

The companies said their “technology and commercial partnership” would target “advanced energy storage products and platforms that maximise Hyundai’s second-life EV batteries”— selling into Wärtsilä’s existing network of customers across 180 countries.

 

Photo caption: (from left) Javier Cavada, President of Energy Solutions at Wärtsilä, Dr. Youngcho Chi, Executive Vice President of Strategy & Technology Division and Chief Innovation Officer at Hyundai Motor Group, John Jung, President & CEO at Greensmith Energy

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CATL ‘signs EV batteries deals with Daimler, Hyundai’

Thu, 05/10/2018 - 09:48 -- Xuan Zhong
CATL ‘signs EV batteries deals with Daimler, Hyundai’

China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) has reportedly been awarded contracts to supply electric car batteries to Germany’s Daimler and South Korea’s Hyundai Motor. 

Daimler’s procurement executive Sabine Angermann confirmed the firm’s involvement with CATL at a press conference in Stuttgart, according to Reuters.

 

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Kia highlights lead at Battery Show

Thu, 09/14/2017 - 09:52 -- News Editor
Kia highlights lead at Battery Show

Kia will put lead in the spotlight at the Battery Show in Novi, Detroit, this week with its 48V Optima Demonstration Vehicle.

The vehicle, which incorporates an advanced ultra-battery in combination with a belt-driven starter-generator and electric turbo-charger, was part of an Advanced Lead-Acid Battery Consortium (ALABC) project conducted in combination with Hyundai/Kia and East Penn.

 

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LG Chem develops 48V li-ion battery for Hyundai

Fri, 08/01/2014 - 10:22 -- Laura Varriale
Hyundai EV

Korean LG Chem has developed a 48V lithium-ion electric vehicle (EV) battery for car manufacturer Hyundai.

The battery is exclusively designed for Hyundai’s upcoming EV models, a source told Korea Times. The lithium-based battery will replace the 12V lead-acid battery currently integrated in the car maker’s electric sport utility vehicles. A new EV model is set to come out in 2017, Korea Times reported.

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