Category: EV

8th October 2020 | Silverstone

Tesla’s new affordable battery promises major range boost – E&T Magazine

Tesla founder Elon Musk has unveiled his firm’s latest battery technology which promises more affordable cars that can travel longer distances, but the three-year timeframe necessary before commercialisation has not impressed investors. Musk envisions future electric cars priced as low as $25,000 (£19,657) that will be able to drive themselves once the new battery tech comes to…
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24th September 2020 0

BMW Group signs long-term supply agreement for battery cells with Northvolt

Stockholm/Munich – In pursuit of expanding its offering of electromobility solutions, the BMW Group has signed a long-term supply contract worth 2 billion euros for battery cells with Northvolt. The battery cells will be produced from 2024 at Northvolt Ett gigafactory, currently under construction in Skellefteå, northern Sweden.   Northvolt’s embrace of sustainable technologies in…
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3rd August 2020 0

Electra Commercial Vehicles Announce Battery Passport

Electra Commercial Vehicles is delighted to announce it has signed up to the Battery Passport service, which will roll out on all vehicles as they come off the production line. Battery Passport will enable vehicle owners to better understand their batteries and provide a pathway for those batteries to be sold into the second-life market…
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24th June 2020 0

Northvolt and Hydro launch joint venture to enable electric vehicle battery recycling

Hydro and Northvolt establish a joint venture, Hydro Volt, to harness recycling synergies between battery and aluminum industries   · Hydro Volt aims to leverage the advanced Norwegian market for electric vehicles to secure sustainable feed of battery materials   · Joint recycling hub to start operations in Norway in 2021 STOCKHOLM/OSLO – Northvolt and…
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15th June 2020 0

SK Innovation To Supply Electric Car Batteries To BAIC

According to the latest news, SK Innovation was selected by the Beijing Automotive Group (BAIC) as a battery supplier for a new electric car, scheduled for market launch in China in the second half of 2020. The lithium-ion cell  will be produced at SK Innovation’s first plant in Changzhou, China, which has a production capacity of 7.5 GWh annually.…
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22nd April 2020 0