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12th October 2021 | Silverstone

Nano One and Johnson Matthey enter into a Joint Development Agreement for lithium-ion battery materials

Nano One and Johnson Matthey announce the signing of a Joint Development Agreement. Co-development of next generation products and processes for Johnson Matthey’s eLNO® family of nickel-rich advanced cathode materials using Nano One’s patented One-Pot process. Includes detailed commercialization study for pre-pilot, pilot and scaled up production. Builds on the successful technical reviews and evaluations conducted by…
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7th June 2021 0

CASTROL and Jaguar Racing target performance gains with new E-fluids for Formula E race car

Existing technical partnership expands through the supply of new Castrol ON e-Fluids Range of e-transmission, e-grease and e-thermal fluids tested on track to deliver improved performance, efficiency and longer range New Castrol ON branded Jaguar I-TYPE 5 Formula E car launched at the Monaco E-Prix Developments set to directly benefit future road car applications Castrol…
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6th June 2021 0

CATL becomes first cell manufacturer received Volkswagen Group’s test lab qualification certificate

NINGDE, CHINA – The cell test lab of Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL) was granted the lithium-ion battery cell testing qualification certificate by Volkswagen Group (Volkswagen) on June 1 at CATL’s headquarters in Ningde. It is the first test lab as cell manufacturer in the world to receive this certificate, showing that CATL’s outstanding…
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3rd June 2021 0

North East leading universities team up with Britishvolt to explore R&D and education collaborations

Britishvolt, the leading UK battery cell technology specialist, enters into an MoU (Memorandum of Understanding) with Durham University, Newcastle University & Northumbria University Universities to provide research and educational support, as well as enhancing the  innovation capabilities of Britishvolt Britishvolt remains on-track to start production of world-class, lithium-ion batteries for automotive applications by the end of…
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2nd June 2021 0

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