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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…

Dealership network expands for Solectrac electric tractors

Californian company Solectrac, makers of electric tractors and an operating company of Ideanomics, announced the continued expansion of its certified dealer network. The company now has three fully electric utility vehicles in its range. The company debuted its dealer network in the Pacific Northwest three months ago, including Washington and Oregon via Brim Tractor, followed […] More…

Scotland budgets £28m to foster niche heavy-duty ZEVs (ZEMIF)

The Scottish Government is providing £28 million (€32.6Mn) across the next four years to accelerate the manufacturing and deployment of heavy-duty zero-emission vehicles. The Zero Emission Mobility Innovation Fund (ZEMIF) comprises two component funds and was designed with input from the industry. ZEMIF will support components and systems, with an initial focus on niche and […] More…

GKN launches next-gen inverter for 800-V EVs

GKN Automotive has launched its next-generation inverter compatible with 800V electric vehicle technology. The company says the new 800 Volt inverter offers a 20 per cent power output increase over the previous version. The next-gen inverter is one of three modular elements of GKN Automotive’s eDrive platform. The next-gen inverter is also compatible with existing […] More…

GKN launches next-gen inverter compatible with 800V EVs

GKN Automotive has launched its next-generation inverter compatible with 800V electric vehicle technology. The company says the new 800 Volt inverter offers a 20 per cent power output increase over the previous version. The next-gen inverter is one of three modular elements of GKN Automotive’s eDrive platform. The next-gen inverter is also compatible with existing […] More…