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8th October 2020 | Silverstone

New industry-research partnership boosts battery innovation in Europe

A global battery research group has joined forces with European battery manufacturers in a move designed to boost innovation in the technology and support decarbonisation. The Consortium for Battery Innovation (CBI), a global research group developing advanced lead batteries has signed a memorandum of understanding with EUROBAT, the Brussels-based association representing Europe’s automotive and industrial battery manufacturers. The…
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26th May 2020 0

Lincoln And Rivian To Collaborate On New Battery-Powered SUV

After months of speculation, Ford has finally revealed what it plans to collaborate on with Rivian Automotive as part of the auto maker’s original investment in the budding electric vehicle builder. Lincoln, Ford’s luxury brand, will work with the Plymouth, Michigan-based EV maker to develop a fully electric sport utility vehicle. Though tight-lipped about the…
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5th February 2020 0

Morrisons unveils ‘charge whilst you shop’ rapid EV chargers

Supermarket chain Morrisons is rolling out 100 rapid electric charging points for electric vehicles (EVs), allowing shoppers to charge from flat to full battery in under 45 minutes. This week the company has unveiled its first 50 GeniePoint rapid charging points at its stores nationwide, with a further 50 planned next year. The rapid chargers…
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25th October 2019 0

Gupta wins approval for Playford big battery, key part of ambitious solar plan

A 100MW/100MWh battery that forms a key part of Sanjeev Gupta’s ambitious plans to power South Australia’ manufacturing sector with solar and storage – has won development approval from the state government. The Playford Utility Battery (PUB) project – located near the former coal-fired generator in Port Augusta that shared its name – this week…
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19th August 2019 0

Fifth of Brits target an electric car for 2019, research claims

Study says 18 percent of UK drivers want to buy an electric car next year. Almost a fifth of Brits want to make the switch to an electric car in 2019 as part of eco-friendly new year’s resolutions, a recent survey has discovered. A study by the Go Ultra Low campaign, which aims to help…
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19th December 2018 0

Porsche electric car prototype achieves new record 400 kW charge rate

A new Porsche electric car prototype has achieved a new record charge rate of 400 kW at a new upgraded ‘ultra-high-power’ station as part of the “FastCharge” consortium. We reported on the project last year when BMW announced that it is leading the ‘FastCharge’ consortium in partnership with other companies, like Porsche, Allego, Siemens and others. The…
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14th December 2018 0

THE RIGHT TiME FOR ETCHING TITANIUM

Titanium is the 22nd element in the periodic table and the first element in a group of metals known as the Transition Metals. It is the 9th most abundant element in the Earth’s crust and the 4th most abundant structural metal after aluminium, iron, and magnesium. Like most metals, titanium does not occur in nature…
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24th October 2018 0

Moov’in.Paris: a new carsharing solution in Paris

On October 10, Groupe Renault and ADA launched Moov’in.Paris by Renault, a new carsharing service for free floating electric cars in Paris, as well as a dedicated application. The aim? To help users book and use vehicles easily, especially for very short journeys. Moov’in.Paris meets the mobility needs of Paris residents and visitors alike by…
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17th October 2018 0

Lincad wins contract with Team Leidos to supply batteries to MOD

Lincad, UK supplier of batteries, chargers and power management systems for military applications, has won a multi-million pound contract with Team Leidos to supply a wide range of primary cells and batteries for the UK Ministry of Defence. Consisting of mainly lithium as well as some other cell chemistries, most of these products must be…
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4th July 2018 0