Month: September 2022

FREYR Battery Selects Mpac Group to Deliver Cell Manufacturing Equipment for Giga Arctic

New York, Oslo and Luxembourg, September 15, 2022, FREYR Battery (NYSE: FREY) (“FREYR”), a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity, has awarded an agreement to U.K.-based Mpac Group (“Mpac”), featuring its Lambert product line for automated casting and unit cell assembly equipment for its planned battery cell production facilities in Norway. The process of…
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September 20, 2022 0

ABB expands US manufacturing footprint with investment in new EV charger facility

Investment enables ABB E-mobility to meet increasing market demand for electric vehicle chargers Manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina localizes the supply chain closer to customers and will create 100+ jobs US manufactured charging products will serve public networks, school bus and fleet markets as early as 2023 ABB E-mobility, a leader in electric vehicle…
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September 19, 2022 0

Heart Aerospace to establish new electric airplane industry in Gothenburg, Sweden

Gothenburg, September 15 -Swedish electric airplane maker Heart Aerospace today announced it will establish the world’s first commercial electric aircraft industry at Säve airport, in Gothenburg, Sweden. Heart Aerospace will build sustainable state-of-the-art offices, production and flight test facilities which, together, will form a new campus which will go by the name the Northern Runway. “We…
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September 16, 2022 0

Munters opens new factory to meet demand from battery producers

To meet the growing demand from the battery producers, the food industry, as well as the pharmaceutical industry, Munters is today opening a new factory in Hodonin, Czech Republic, for production of industrial dehumidification systems. The demand for energy-efficient dehumidification solutions to control the climate in industrial processes is growing. Munters is a leading supplier of…
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September 15, 2022 0

European Battery Alliance – A domestic raw material supply chain is essential for Europe’s battery ambition

Europe can proudly and accurately call itself a climate leader in a number of spheres. The Fit for 55 package is the latest boost to Europe’s green ambitions, confirmed regarding the transport sector by a positive vote of the EU Council in the June for increased CO2 reduction targets for new cars and new vans…
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September 15, 2022 0

Three business deals and two new collaborations for BatteryLoop

BatteryLoop has received a combined order of approaching 10 Megawatt of their energy storage systems, made with reused electric vehicle batteries, and entered into two new collaborations. BatteryLoop has received three orders of their large systems: BLESS™ III of 2,8 Megawatt each, to be placed around Sweden. The energy storage systems will be made with…
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September 14, 2022 0

SVOLT builds additional battery cell factory in Brandenburg, Germany for European market

Frankfurt am Main / Lauchhammer, Germany, September 9, 2022 – Today, SVOLT Energy Technology Co., Ltd. (SVOLT), a global high-tech company with headquarters in China and with a European office in Frankfurt am Main, announced that it will build another battery cell factory for the European market in Lauchhammer (district of Oberspreewald-Lausitz in the German State…
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September 12, 2022 0

Ilika Begins Equipment Manufacturing Trials in Readiness to Industrialise its Solid State Batteries for Electric Vehicles

Ilika are pleased to announce they have received a £175,000 grant from Innovate UK’s Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF), for a 9-month series of manufacturing equipment trials to further de-risk the industrialisation plan for its Goliath large format cells for electric vehicles. The project, named Scale-Up Trials on Equipment for Production (STEP) follows two recent successful…
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September 9, 2022 0

Honda and Hanwa Establish Strategic Partnership for Stable Procurement of Essential Metals

TOKYO, Japan, September 6, 2022 – Honda Motor Co., Ltd. (Honda) today announced that it has established a strategic partnership with Hanwa Co., Ltd. (Hanwa), a major Japan-based trading company, toward stable procurement of essential metals for batteries necessary for its electrified vehicles. To realize carbon neutrality for all of its products and corporate activities…
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September 7, 2022 0

Toyota announces major investment in battery production capacity

Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) is to invest up to 730 billion yen (approximately £4.53 billion) in the supply of automotive batteries to help meet the growing demand for battery electric vehicles (BEVs). It intends to begin battery production in Japan and the United States between 2024 and 2026. The investment is aimed at giving Toyota…
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September 5, 2022 0