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Waymo and Zeekr to collaborate on all-electric, fully autonomous ride-hailing vehicle

December 28, Hangzhou, China and California, USA. Geely Holding Group’s (Geely) premium electric brand, Zeekr, will collaborate with Waymo on the development of a new pure electric vehicle for deployment in the Waymo One autonomous ride-hailing fleet in the United States. The Program Explained / The plan. The new purpose-built mobility vehicle is being designed and developed…
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30th December 2021 0

Green Cubes Technology Awarded Patent for Modular Batteries for Medical and Industrial Mobile Workstations

Green Cubes Technology (Green Cubes), the leader in producing Lithium-ion (Li-ion) power systems that facilitate the transition from lead acid batteries and Internal Combustion Engine (ICE) power to green Lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery power, today announced the patent award for modular Lithium-ion batteries for medical and industrial mobile workstations. These battery modules simplify transportation and disposal…
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21st December 2021 0

Rio Tinto invests in InoBat

Rio Tinto is supporting the development of a battery ecosystem in Europe with an investment in Inobat Auto (‘InoBat’), a European-based battery technology and manufacturing company. This investment will support the completion of InoBat’s research and development centre and pilot battery line in Voderady, Slovakia. Today’s investment follows a Memorandum of Understanding signed in May,…
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20th December 2021 0

Convenient, networked and sustainable: new solutions for charging electric Volkswagen models

Plug & Charge will soon make charging cards a thing of the past Bidirectional charging will transform electric cars into mobile energy stores of the future New software for improved charge planning and faster charging With over 270,000 charging points, Volkswagen offers access to one of the largest and fastest-growing charging networks in Europe Charging…
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16th December 2021 0

Hitachi & REE Automotive Agree on Collaboration to Advance and Simplify the Adoption of Sustainable EVs Globally

Joint advanced digital solutions allow a more rapid transition to electric vehicles under a new strategic collaboration Companies to co-create a highly scalable Data-as-a-Service (DaaS) and Analytics-as-a-Service (AaaS) platform Santa Clara, CA US and TEL AVIV, Israel, Dec. 14, 2021 – Hitachi America, Ltd. (“Hitachi”) and REE Automotive (NASDAQ: REE, “REE”) announced today a newly formed…
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15th December 2021 0

Nissan charges ahead with EV36Zero plans in the UK with new solar farm

Planning permission granted for additional 20MW solar farm at Sunderland Plant Doubles the amount of renewable energy generated on-site to cover every Nissan LEAF sold in Europe All components in Nissan EV36Zero project progressing since announcement in July SUNDERLAND, UK (December 1, 2021) – Nissan has been given the green light to install an additional 20MW…
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13th December 2021 0

Volvo Cars and Northvolt to open Gothenburg R&D centre as part of SEK 30bn investment in battery development and manufacturing

Volvo Cars and Northvolt to open Gothenburg R&D centre as part of SEK 30bn investment in battery development and manufacturing Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development (R&D) centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in battery development and manufacturing.The R&D centre, which will become operational in…
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10th December 2021 0

NIO Power: Roll out of 700th battery swap station ahead of schedule as demand for service increases

700th battery swap station installed Lianyungang City, Jiangsu Province in eastern China Over 5.3 million battery swaps successfully completed Swap station enables users to choose Battery-as-a-Service (BaaS) for optimum flexibility and pricing Roll out of swap stations will extend beyond China with 1000th set to be outside of China by 2025 NIO, a pioneer and…
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10th December 2021 0

Battery prices continue to fall, but supply chains flatten the curve – APC

  The latest Battery Price Survey from Bloomberg NEF shows that the industry is coming into a period where the battery pack price curve is flattening. The answer to how prices can continue to decrease in a quickly maturing sector is no longer in the technology, but in the supply of critical materials. Jon Regnart, APC’s Automotive Trend Strategist, says:  “The automotive…
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10th December 2021 0

Volkswagen enters into strategic partnerships for the industrialisation of battery technology

Volkswagen Group to further strengthen its battery technology know-how and cost management, driving vertical integration of the battery value chain Planned joint venture with Umicore to jointly produce key materials for battery cells Investment in 24M secures access to innovative dry coating process in battery cell production Long-term agreement with Vulcan Energy Resources for supply…
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8th December 2021 0