Metair completes Romanian lithium-Ion battery cell factory
December 11, 2019South African energy storage company, Metair Investments, says that its Romanian units Prime Batteries and Rombat have completed the installation of the group's first Lithium-Ion battery cell manufacturing and assembly facility in Bucharest, Romania.
EU Commission to support pan-European battery development
December 10, 2019Seven member states will provide, in the coming years, up to EUR 3.2 billion in funding to support research and innovation in the common European priority area of batteries.
General Motors, LG Chem partner in Ohio
December 06, 2019General Motors and LG Chem have announced plans to form a joint, equally-owned company to mass-produce electric vehicle battery cells.
Vesper's ZPL technology included in Alexa-enabled headset
December 05, 2019Acoustic sensors developer, Vesper, has had its proprietary ZeroPower Listening (ZPL) technology certified by Amazon for extended battery and far-field voice interactions. Vesper's piezoelectric MEMS microphones are powering the first hands-free, extended battery life Alexa-enabled headset that uses ZPL technology.
Rimac chooses Analog Devices to enable precision battery management
December 02, 2019Rimac Automobili is planning to incorporate Analog Devices, Inc’s precision battery management system (BMS) integrated circuits (ICs) into Rimac’s BMS.
Global smartphone production volume grows 9.2% in 3Q19
November 29, 2019According to TrendForce, in an effort to meet the market’s stock-up demand in the peak season, total production volume for smartphone brands in 3Q19 is estimated at 375 million units, a 9.2 growth QoQ.
Seattle start-up to see battery tech investment
November 26, 2019Group14 Technologies announced it will receive USD 18 million in new financing from several leaders in the battery-industry.
Another battery production facility to be built in Germany
November 21, 2019A new production facility for electric vehicle power solution provider, Microvast GmbH, is to be constructed by industrial developer, Panattoni Europe.
BMW is betting billions on e-mobility – awards massive battery contracts
November 21, 2019The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited) and Samsung SDI.
Cree, ABB form partnership for SiC technology
November 18, 2019Silicon carbide technology specialist Cree and ABB’s Power Grids business have announced a partnership to jointly expand the rollout of silicon carbide for semiconductors.
BMW's new battery cell centre to handle everything from material to prototyping
November 18, 2019The BMW Group is looking fortify its position in the world of electric mobility and has pooled its many years of experience with battery cells and extensive knowledge in the field in a new Competence Centre.
American Battery Metals, U.S. lawmakers convene
November 13, 2019American Battery Metals Corporation has completed a series of meetings with lawmakers and personnel in the Department of Energy and Department of the Interior in Washington, D.C., to discuss issues critical to the domestic battery production and storage industry.
ZEUS Battery partnering with Kruvand Associates
November 11, 2019ZEUS Battery Products and Texas-based Kruvand Associates Inc. have come to a formal agreement on a collaboration that began in January and covers Texas, Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Arizona and Mexico.
Former GM plant now Lordstown Motors Corp.
November 08, 2019General Motors’ shuttered Lordstown plant in Ohio, which closed in March, is now in the hands of an electric truck start-up that is looking to begin production in about a year.
SECO picks up InHand Electronics
November 06, 2019SECO has signed an agreement to acquire InHand, a Maryland-based provider of low-power embedded systems and software to original equipment manufacturers of handheld, portable, battery operated, Internet of Things (IoT), and wireless devices.
ZF and Cree partners up to advance the electric drive
November 05, 2019ZF Friedrichshafen is teaming up with silicon carbide semiconductor specialist Cree, to create industry-leading, highly efficient electric drivelines.
ABB opens new production plant for energy storage systems
November 05, 2019ABB has officially opened its new plant for energy storage systems for mobility applications in Baden, Switzerland.
Apple requests U.S. waive tariffs
November 04, 2019According to company filings with the U.S. Trade Representative’s Office, Apple Inc. has requested a waiver on tariffs for Chinese-made Apple products and components used in the manufacture of certain products.
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RBVC, Ford and BMW invests in flexible electric circuit start-upLoad more news
October 31, 2019Robert Bosch Venture Capital GmbH (RBVC), the venture capital company of the Bosch Group, announces that it has completed a series B follow-on investment in CelLink Corporation.