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Tier & Remondis to extend battery recycling operations

Micromobility provider Tier Mobility and Remondis have agreed to cooperate on recycling lithium-ion batteries on a large scale. As a result, Remondis will be responsible for recycling the batteries from over 160,000 e-kick-scooters, e-bikes and e-mopeds from the current Tier fleet in 16 European countries. Batteries that have reached the end of their useful life […] More…

Britishvolt & Posco Chemical join forces on batteries

Britishvolt and South Korean company Posco Chemical have agreed to collaborate on the development and supply of anode and cathode materials for electric car batteries. Britishvolt is securing a stable supply of raw materials ahead of commercial production of its battery cells. Britishvolt‘s factory in Blyth in the northern English county of Northumberland will have […] More…

GAC unveils next-gen LFP battery

Chinese carmaker GAC has unveiled a next-generation LFP battery designed to improve energy density as well as low-temperature, fast-charging and durability indicators. It is expected to be in use as early as next year. The new SmLFP technology adds a higher capacity microcrystalline active cathode material to conventional LFP chemistry. According to GAC, this increases […] More…

Volvo to construct new plant in Slovakia

Volvo is to build a new electric car plant in Slovakia. The new production facility near Kosice will be designed to manufacture up to 250,000 all-electric vehicles per year. Construction is scheduled to begin in 2023, with series production starting in 2026. The Geely-owned Sweedish manufacturer is investing around 1.2 billion euros in the plant […] More…

Toyota EVs and plug-in hybrids: Full $7,500 EV tax credit will likely phase out October 1


It appears that sales of Toyota’s plug-in models in recent months were enough to trigger the automaker’s phaseout period for the federal EV tax credit this past quarter—leaving buyers less than nine months to buy a vehicle like the BZ4X electric car or RAV4 Prime plug-in hybrid and be able to claim the full $7,500 amount. Across… More…