NEC Energy Solutions becomes part of LG Energy Solution
September 15, 2021NEC Corporation has transferred all shares in NEC Energy Solutions, Inc., a consolidated subsidiary, to LG Energy Solution, Ltd.
Valmet opens battery factory in Finland
September 15, 2021Valmet Automotive has officially opened its battery facility in Uusikaupunki, Finland. It represents a significant investment by Valmet Automotive in the EV systems business with EUR 120 million and it will create hundreds of new jobs.
GaN Systems signs agreement with BMW Group
September 14, 2021GaN Systems has signed a capacity agreement with BMW Group. Under the terms of the agreement, GaN Systems is to provide capacity for multiple applications in series production.
Volkswagen adds jobs in Germany
September 14, 2021Volkswagen Group Components opened a new laboratory for cell research and development in Europe in Salzgitter (Germany). From 2025 onwards, the Volkswagen unified cell is scheduled to roll off the production line in Salzgitter.
Electro-Mobility top income source for Bosch
September 09, 2021In electromobility, Bosch is growing twice as fast as the market, and will generate more than EUR 1 billion in sales in 2021.
Volta Zero gets Austrian manufacturing location
September 08, 2021Steyr Automotive (formerly MAN Trucks) and Volta Trucks sign a manufacturing agreement which will see Volta Zero production commence in Austria on time, at the end of 2022.
ROHM and Geely signs strategic partnership agreement
September 08, 2021The global semiconductor manufacturer ROHM has entered into a strategic partnership with Geely Automobile Group Co., Ltd. to develop advanced technologies in the automotive field.
JM and OnTo partner on lithium-ion battery production scrap recycling
September 06, 2021Johnson Matthey has entered into an agreement with OnTo Technology, a developer of advanced battery recycling solutions, to scale up OnTo’s direct recycling process of lithium-ion battery scrap.
BMW: More production for CATL, EVE Energy, Samsung SDI and Northvolt
September 06, 2021German automobile maker BMW AG has boosted is said to have increased battery cell orders to keep pace with accelerating demand for electric cars.
Xiaomi heads - officially - into e-Car business
September 03, 2021Xiaomi EV Company Limited. has completed the business registration with a registered capital of RMB 10 billion.
Note adds Greentech customer to portfolio
September 02, 2021Note has signed a partnership agreement with Ferroamp and will manufacture the EnergyHub unit, which is the core of the smart system that integrates renewable energy, electric vehicles, energy storage and connections to the grid in buildings.
SK Siltron establishing new facility in USA
August 27, 2021Semiconductor wafer manufacturer SK Siltron plans ton establish a new facility in Monitor Township to support electric vehicle growth, creating up to 150 jobs, investing USD 302 million.
SunMirror to acquire Latitude 66 Cobalt Oy
August 27, 2021SunMirror AG, a exploration company specialising in mineral resources such as gold, lithium, cobalt and other metals and minerals, has announced that it has, via its wholly owned subsidiary, SunMirror Luxembourg S.A. ("SM S.A."), agreed to acquire Finnish cobalt company Latitude 66 Cobalt Oy.
Onsemi to acquire GT Advanced Technologies
August 26, 2021onsemi and GT Advanced Technologies, a producer of silicon carbide (SiC), announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement under which onsemi will acquire GTAT for USD 415 million in cash.
Global PCB Top100: Bigger gets bigger and faster
August 24, 2021Compared with last year's list, the number of companies in each region is 56 in China (+4), 25 in Taiwan (-2), 21 in Japan (+3), 14 in South Korea (+2), 4 in the United States (same), 5 in Europe (same), and 3 in Southeast Asia (-1).
Samsung eyes Illinois for EV battery plant?
August 24, 2021Several media reports suggest that Samsung SDI is looking at Illinois as a location for a new EV battery production facility.
Continental and Varta cooperate for battery development
August 23, 2021Continental’s development and production service provider, Continental Engineering Services (CES) is cooperating with the battery specialist Varta.
UK-based consortium heads into SSB development
August 20, 2021A consortium of seven UK-based organisations, including Oxford University, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop prototype solid-state battery technology, targeting automotive applications.
Cree | Wolfspeed and STMicro expand wafer supply agreementLoad more news
August 18, 2021Cree and STMicroelectronics have expanded their existing multi-year, long-term silicon carbide wafer supply agreement. The amended agreement, which calls for Cree to supply ST with 150mm silicon carbide bare and epitaxial wafers over the next several years, is now worth more than USD 800 million.