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Britishvolt successfully develops Production Intent battery cells; signs agreement to scale-up next generation cell technologies with UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

Industrialisation Centre   Battery pioneer, Britishvolt, has entered into a two-year, £ multi-million agreement with the renowned UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC), to develop, assemble and manufacture its next generation sample cells for mass production and commercialization. It has also successfully developed its first Production Intent next generation Li-ion cells, which are exceeding its expectations,…
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24th January 2022 0

Britishvolt: Electric car battery plant gets government funding – BBC

 A firm planning mass production of electric car batteries in the UK has secured government funding for its proposed factory in Northumberland. Britishvolt announced plans for the so-called gigafactory in Cambois two years ago, saying it would create 3,000 jobs. To continue reading, click here. Britishvolt: Electric car battery plant gets government funding – BBC…
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21st January 2022 0

USA Based Angstrom Technology Acquire UK Market-Leader Connect 2 Cleanrooms

ASGARD Partners & Co., LLC (“ASGARD”), a New York-based private equity firm, today announced that its portfolio company, Angstrom Technology (“Angstrom” or the “Company”), an industry leader in modular cleanroom design and production, has signed an agreement to acquire Lancaster, UK based Connect 2 Cleanrooms Limited (“C2C”). This new deal creates a partnership of two leading…
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20th January 2022 0

Clarios Announces Smart Technology to Provide Real-time Vehicle Performance Optimisation, Monitoring of Critical Safety Functionality for EVs, Autonomous Vehicles

MILWAUKEE, WI, 18 January 2022 – Clarios, producer of one in three of the world’s car batteries, has announced a new safety critical battery for electric vehicles (EVs), set to debut in the next two to three years.   Clarios Smart AGM (absorbent glass mat) will monitor its performance in real-time, deliver continuous low-voltage power to…
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20th January 2022 0

E&T Magazine – Toshiba launches high-energy, high-power rechargeable lithium-ion battery

Toshiba has announced the commercial availability of its new rechargeable lithium-ion battery, which the Japanese company claims solves traditional challenges associated with delivering both high energy and high power at the same time. Key innovations claimed by Toshiba for its new 20Ah-HP SCiB rechargeable lithium-ion battery cell are heat-generation control, long life and compatibility. The…
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18th January 2022 0

Benchmark Mineral Intelligence – Can life cycle assessments end greenwashing in the EV supply chain?

Within the EV value chain ESG reporting is going from something that is  “nice to have” to a “need to have.” However, greenwashing fears are still high: 69% of Benchmark Mineral Intelligence survey respondents said they have concerns over the validity and transparency of ESG reporting in the lithium value chain. Greenwashing, which is the…
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18th January 2022 0

SsangYong announce EV homecharging partnership with EO Charging

SsangYong Motors UK has partnered with EO Charging to offer SsangYong customers preferential terms for the provision of a homecharge point. The partnership will give new Korando e-Motion customers the ability to ‘fill’ their EV from the comfort of their own home. SsangYong dealers will be able to offer Korando e-Motion owners preferential prices for…
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17th January 2022 0

Volkswagen doubles deliveries of all-electric vehicles in 2021

Volkswagen CEO Ralf Brandstätter: “We are continuing to press ahead with the transition to e-mobility despite the limited supply of semiconductors. In a very short time, Volkswagen has reached a top position for BEVs in Europe.” More than 369,000 electric vehicles (BEVs and PHEVs) delivered worldwide in 2021 One in four vehicles delivered by Volkswagen…
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13th January 2022 0

Veolia announces its first electric vehicle battery recycling plant in UK

Urban mining will unlock UK’s lithium-ion battery reserves   Veolia, the UK’s leading resource management company, has announced its first electric vehicle battery recycling facility in the UK, which will have the capacity to process 20% of the UK’s end of life electric vehicle batteries by 2024.   Many of the materials required for battery…
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10th January 2022 0

UK motorists predicted to buy over 330,000 new electric vehicles in 2022

UK motorists predicted to buy over 330,000 new electric vehicles in 2022 DriveElectric forecasts show that at least 330,000 new battery electric vehicles (BEVs) will be registered in the UK in 2022 Significant rise in EV sales despite production only fully ramping up in the second half of 2022 At least 330,000 new battery electric…
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10th January 2022 0