Month: June 2022

Breathe Battery Technologies and VARTA join forces to level up VARTA’s Easy Blade battery series

VARTA, the battery specialist and manufacturer, has partnered with Breathe Battery Technologies, the developer of battery enhancement software, to significantly reduce the charging time of the VARTA Easy Blade Battery series and increase the amount of energy that can be stored in the cells.     Breathe Charge, the innovative healthy charging software from Breathe…
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28th June 2022 0

CATL launches CTP (cell-to-pack) 3.0 battery “Qilin,” achieves the highest integration level in the world

On June 23, CATL launched Qilin, the third generation of its CTP (cell-to-pack) technology. With a record-breaking volume utilization efficiency of 72% and an energy density of up to 255 Wh/kg, it achieves the highest integration level worldwide so far, capable of delivering a range of over 1,000 km in a breeze. Focusing on the…
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28th June 2022 0

Britishvolt Announces Roadmap for Development of 4690 Tailored Battery Cell Technology for High Performance EVs, and Beyond

Britishvolt Announces Roadmap for Development of 4690 Tailored Battery Cell Technology for High Performance EVs, and Beyond  June 27, 2022  NEWS  0 Britishvolt is developing next-gen, large format, 4690 [diameter x height] battery cells – lithium-ion advanced technology battery cell formats specifically designed for high-performance electric vehicles and beyond  The 4690 format is to be developed and…
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27th June 2022 0

Umicore and Idemitsu to jointly develop high-performance solid-state battery materials

Umicore and Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd have agreed to jointly develop high-performance catholyte materials for solid-state batteries, combining their respective expertise in cathode active materials and solid electrolytes, and aiming to provide the technological breakthrough to extend the driving range and thereby propel e-mobility. Umicore brings its world-leading expertise in a variety of cathode active…
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23rd June 2022 0

Volvo Energy invests in UK-based Connected Energy for second life battery business

Volvo Energy invests in the UK-based, second-life battery energy storage specialist Connected Energy in order to further accelerate Volvo Group’s battery business and sustainability opportunities. In its mission to support and secure an attractive and sustainable circular business model for batteries, Volvo Energy is investing approx. SEK 50 M for 10 percent in the UK-based…
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21st June 2022 0

Nano One Announces Closing of Rio Tinto Strategic Investment and Collaboration Agreement

Nano One® Materials Corp. (“Nano One” or the “Company”), a clean technology company with patented processes for the low-cost, low-environmental footprint production of high-performance cathode materials used in lithium-ion batteries , is pleased to announce closing of the strategic equity investment and collaboration with Rio Tinto, a leading global mining and metals group, announced on June…
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20th June 2022 0

Volkswagen-led research team to recycle batteries multiple times for the first time

Consortium launches closed-loop raw material project to be funded by the Federal Ministry for Economic Affairs and Climate Action The aim is the permanent recovery of valuable materials to increase sustainability and security of supply Partners from the industrial and scientific communities want to jointly prove that the most valuable components of traction batteries can…
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16th June 2022 0

Umicore’s new global R&D center strengthens its position as a battery technology leader

Umicore today inaugurated its new global R&D center for cathode materials in Cheonan, Korea. The new center marks another important step as Umicore’s rechargeable battery materials activity prepares for further growth and is strengthening its long-term top-notch technology position.* The new center went into full operation early April and gives its customers access to the…
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13th June 2022 0

New Licity® grade with improved properties optimized for anodes with a silicon content exceeding 20%

Anode binder Licity® 2698 X F enables higher capacity, increased number of charge/discharge cycles and reduced charging times Second-generation styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) binder with excellent stress-strain properties and elasticity Highly suitable for SiOx and Si-rich anodes BASF has extended its series of Licity® anode binders for Li-ion battery manufacturing. The second-generation styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) binder Licity® 2698 X…
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9th June 2022 0

StoreDot fast tracks rapid growth with comprehensive portfolio of key strategic global partners

Following the completion of series D funding round, StoreDot is now benefitting from a wide and unprecedented portfolio of strategic investors and partners across the entire battery ecosystem, including global automotive companies, technology specialists and manufacturing partners StoreDot’s global strategic investors and partners include Daimler, Volvo, Polestar, VinFast, Ola Electric EVE Energy, TDK, BP Ventures,…
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7th June 2022 0