Month: May 2021

Nissan ‘in talks to build huge UK battery factory’ – BBC

Car giant Nissan is reportedly in advanced talks to build a huge electric car battery plant in the UK. The Japanese company would not confirm a Financial Times story about the plans for a gigafactory, but pointed to its Sunderland plant’s crucial role in producing electric vehicles. Source: Nissan ‘in talks to build huge UK battery…
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27th May 2021 0

Harvard researchers design long-lasting, stable, solid-state lithium battery to fix 40-year problem

Long-lasting, quick-charging batteries are essential to the expansion of the electric vehicle market, but today’s lithium-ion batteries fall short of what’s needed — they’re too heavy, too expensive and take too long to charge. For decades, researchers have tried to harness the potential of solid-state, lithium-metal batteries, which hold substantially more energy in the same…
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24th May 2021 0

Siemens to support zero-emission public transport in Ostrava with charging solution

harging infrastructure to power 24 new electric buses for the Ostrava Transit Authority in Czech Republic Software to automatically adapt the charging processes to the bus schedules and to optimize energy consumption Operations are scheduled to start in mid-2022 Siemens Smart Infrastructure will provide a charging solution for Dopravní podnik Ostrava (Ostrava Transit Authority), which…
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22nd May 2021 0

Arrival and Uber to collaborate on electric Car for ride-hailing industry

The Arrival Car will be designed to be an affordable, purpose-built electric vehicle for ride-hailing, and will be designed in partnership with Uber drivers Uber drivers will now be invited to join the design process and ensure the final vehicle meets their needs In addition, Arrival and Uber will explore a strategic relationship in key…
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17th May 2021 0

NIO Announces Norway Strategy

NIO officially announced its market entry into Norway at the NIO Norway Press Conference, marking its first step overseas. NIO will establish a full-fledged ecosystem encompassing cars, services, digital experience, and lifestyle and build a community. The ES8, NIO’s smart electric flagship SUV, will be the first vehicle model introduced to Norway, with the ET7, the company’s…
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10th May 2021 0

Fike Corporation will be presenting on Fire and Explosion Protection for Battery Energy Storage Systems

The Battery Tech Expo, running 12th October at Silverstone is pleased to announce, Fike Corporation will speaking on Fire and Explosion Protection for Battery Energy Storage Systems. Full agenda to be announced shortly. www.batterytechexpo.co.uk 


7th May 2021 0

StoreDot joins the Israeli Electric Company for Pioneering Research Mission on International Space Station to Test Extreme Fast Charging in Space for First Time in History

First ever space-based research into extreme fast charging technology could pave the way for a new generation of advanced lithium-ion batteries Results of experiment expected to accelerate commercialization of StoreDot’s ‘5-minute’ charge battery for electric vehicles   Herzeliya, Israel, May 5, 2021 – StoreDot, the pioneer of extreme fast charging (XFC) battery technology for electric vehicles (EVs),…
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6th May 2021 0

Morrow Batteries establishes battery innovation centre and pilot factory in Southern Norway

Later this year Morrow Batteries will start construction of its Battery Innovation Centre and Pilot Factory in Southern Norway. The facilities will allow Morrow Batteries to manufacture and qualify the world’s most sustainable battery cell, in addition to industrialize next generation battery technology.   «This is an important milestone for us, as we are taking…
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5th May 2021 0