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The 2019 Nobel Prize for Chemistry has been awarded to three scientists for the development of lithium-ion batteries - a technology that has paved the way for portable electronics, smartphones and a fossil free society... Read more

Kari Terho, General Manager of Elisa Smart Factory explains how his team has boosted the battery cell production yield by 16% with Predictive Quality Analytics at eLab, the electromobility research centre in the University of Aachen in Germany... Read more

The Volkswagen Group has said that is on the brink of its "biggest transformation to date", as it announces its timetable for the switch to making electric cars exclusively... Read more

CTEK, a global battery management solutions company, has signed a deal with Vattenfall, one of Europe's largest producers and retailers of electricity and heat, to supply Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging equipment and associated services across... Read more

Eurobattery Minerals AB a growth company in the mining and exploration industry with the aim to help Europe become self-sufficient in ethical battery minerals, has announced the start of the drilling campaign in its Spanish ‘Corcel project’ in... Read more

Matador, a major Slovak supplier of the automotive industry in the region has announced that it is joining an electric vehicle battery project in the country. Read more

Czech automaker Škoda is to start producing high-voltage traction batteries for Volkswagen plug-in hybrids at its main production facility in Mladá Boleslav. Read more

German auto supplier Bosch is partnering with Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. (CATL) to develop high-performance battery cells... Read more

Corvus Energy celebrated the grand opening of its automated battery factory in Bergen, Norway. Yesterday, approximately 450 guests from around the globe attended the opening ceremony, representing ship owners and shipbuilders, marine technology... Read more

Corvus Energy is pleased to announce that it has finalised an investment deal with Shell Ventures. The investment is a step towards Shell’s ambition to decrease the carbon footprint of the energy products they sell by around 20% by 2035 and by... Read more

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall is constructing a new hybrid energy park, combining wind turbines, solar panels and energy storage batteries at Haringvliet, the Netherlands. Total capacity is to be 60 MW, enough to supply renewable energy to... Read more

Hotel, motel or Holiday Inn? Guest experience is quickly becoming an increasingly important factor in the hotel world, with decisions being made on where to stay based on service and reliability. To aid with this, service robots are being introduced. Read more

Lithium miners have been preparing for a rise in demand when electric vehicles move into the mainstream. However, the price of the silver-white soft metal, which is essential for rechargeable batteries, has begun to slide following a burst of new... Read more

The US energy tech company Wildcat Discovery Technologies and Slovakian energy group InoBat have announced plans to construct a 100 MWh production line for electric car batteries in the eastern European country. Construction is scheduled to begin in Read more

European Metals Holdings (EMH) has said that operations at its lithium project in Cinovec, Czech Republic, could begin by mid-2022 and that preliminary discussions are already underway... Read more

The rise of the electric vehicle, or EV, is inevitable. Over the past decade, many car manufacturers, including BMW, Audi and of course Tesla, have blown the lid off this new technology. As EV battery capacity and motor efficiency continue to... Read more

Volvo Group and Samsung SDI have entered into a strategic alliance to develop battery packs for Volvo Group’s electric trucks. Working together with Samsung SDI, Volvo Group aims to accelerate the speed of development and strengthen the long-term... Read more

BMZ Holding GmbH takes another major step forward on its growth and innovation path. The European leading manufacturer of lithium ion battery systems will join forces with KION GROUP AG, leading global provider of intralogistics solutions to form... Read more

A Chinese battery manufacturer and spin off from Great Wall Motor Company, the country's largest sport utility vehicle maker, has begun planning its first overseas venture; a manufacturing hub in Europe... Read more

There is huge opportunity for Europe to capture a significant share of the lithium battery value chain, and potentially position the European electric vehicle sector as a global leader. Awareness of this possibility is starting to grow and the... Read more

  • Nobel Chemistry Prize awarded to lithium battery pioneers

  • Could Predictive Analytics Help Tesla Drop Battery Pack Costs?

  • CTEK signs EV charging deal with Vattenfall

  • Eurobattery Minerals Corcel project

  • Matador joins Slovak battery production project

  • Bosch teams up with China's CATL in EV battery deal

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