CATL's latest 'Tianheng' BESS claims zero degradation for 5 years

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Chinese battery giant CATL recently launched its latest battery energy storage system (BESS) named 'Tianheng' in China to tag the emerging domestic and global ESS markets.&nbs...

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Sinopec, TotalEnergies sign deal to produce SAF using Sinopec's waste oils

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China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (Sinopec) announced the company had signed an agreement with France's TotalEnergies to jointly produce sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) in...

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CATL, Yutong jointly launch long-life commercial vehicle battery in China

Chinese Battery giant CATL and bus maker Zhengzhou Yutong Bus Co. have recently launched a 'long-life' EV battery pack meant for new energy commercial vehicles, with ...

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GM in talks with CATL to licence LFP battery tech, explore joint manufacturing

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Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) is reportedly in discussions with US automaker General Motors for a deal that would licence the Chinese company'...

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BYD marks seven millionth New Energy Vehicle, becomes first to the mark

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BYD, the world's biggest new energy vehicle (NEV) company, produced its seven millionth NEV car on March 25, becoming the first company to cross the milestone. The target was achie...

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China completes testing of country's first hydrogen-powered train

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China has completed testing of the country's first hydrogen-powered train. The model, built by government-owned railway manufacturer CRRC, offers speed and range comparable to exis...

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CATL, BAIC, Xiaomi to build a joint battery cell facility in Beijing

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Chinese firms CATL, Beijing Automotive Group Co. (BAIC) and Xiaomi Auto are joining hands to establish a joint venture named 'Beijing Era New Energy Techno...

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After batteries, China eyes green hydrogen capacity in Vietnam

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Huadian Group, a Chinese government-owned undertaking, is looking to set up a $2.4 billion green hydrogen plant in Vietnam, news emerged. The company has partnered with Vietnam's M...

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Western Australia begins construction on 500 MW Collie BESS project

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Synergy, the government-owned utility of Australia's Western Australia state, announced it had begun construction of its third grid-scale battery as part of efforts to move away fr...

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Li Auto targets over 5,000 supercharging stations by 2025 in China

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Chinese EV maker Li Auto is stepping-up its charging infrastructure efforts in the country, to meet the emerging needs of the electric car market, as the company is planning to lau...

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GH2 hurdle: electrolyzer costs have jumped 50 percent, warns BloombergNEF

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Rising material costs have made electrolyzers more expensive, in turn making green hydrogen a more expensive proposition, BloombergNEF reports in its Electrolyzer Price Survey 2024...

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Volkswagen, Xpeng to co-develop two smart electric cars for Chinese market

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Volkswagen Group has entered into a master agreement on electric car platform and software collaboration with the Chinese automaker Xpeng, as part of the German bran...

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BYD Americas chief says Mexico plant by year end, but no plans for exports to USA

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Chinese electric vehicle giant BYD has no plans of selling its passenger EVs in the US and finds the market "complicated" and "confusing", the CEO of its Americas operation said. S...

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BYD's battery arm FinDreams vows to achieve carbon neutrality by 2045

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Chinese automaker BYD's battery manufacturing division FinDreams Battery has recently announced its commitment to achieve carbon neutrality in all its operations and supply ch...

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Scientists demonstrate two new battery chemistries: water and calcium

The calcium-oxygen battery developed by scientists at China's Fudan University is stable in air and can be made into flexible fibres to produce next-generation wearables. Photo: Fudan University

Scientific teams working in Australia and China have demonstrated two new battery chemistries that could supplant lithium-ion batteries in the coming years, thus overcoming the pos...

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Xpeng plans 30 new models to survive Chinese competition

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Chinese EV company Xpeng will launch 30 new models in the coming three years to survive what its Chairman and CEO He Xiaopeng called a 'sea of blood' --- the competition between Ch...

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BYD goes upscale, plans to launch multiple luxury models this year

The BYD Yangwang U8 has raised comparisons with the Range Rover. Image: BYD

Chinese carmaker BYD plans to launch a number of "high-end luxury" models by the end of this year, the company told the Hong Kong stock market in an exchange filing. The move refle...

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Stellantis evaluates building Leapmotor EVs at Mirafiori complex in Italy

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Carmaker Stellantis could build up to 150,000 low-cost electric vehicles (EVs) at the company's Mirafiori complex in Turin from 2026 or 2027, news reports say. The company is repor...

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BYD takes aim at US market, evaluating EV plant in Mexico

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Chinese battery and electric vehicle powerhouse BYD is preparing to set up an EV factory in Mexico, the head of its Mexican operations told reporters. The company has launched a fe...

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GAC Aion begins construction of EV plant in Thailand

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Chinese electric automaker GAC Aion has recently begun the construction of its first overseas EV production facility in Thailand. Located in Rayong province in the country's Easter...

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Solid-state batteries to gain traction in terms of adoption in the coming years

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The overall penetration rate of solid-state batteries across the globe is expected to be 1.7 percent and 8.4 percent by 2025 and 2030 respectively, according to an estimation by CI...

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China's Geely launches 11 satellites to aid driverless cars

The Zeekr 001 is among Geely's models that can use the satellites for navigation and communication. Image: Geely

ZeekChinese automaker Geely Holding announced the company launched 11 low-earth orbit satellites last week to support navigation for driverless cars. The launch, from Xichang Satel...

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BYD-FAW battery JV begins mass production of 'blade battery' in China

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FAW-FinDreams, the joint venture between BYD's battery arm FinDreams and automaker FAW, has recently started mass roll-out of battery packs for electric vehicles in China, for...

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China's RE capacity to overtake coal, industry body asks for battery incentives to speed up additions

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China's installed wind and solar capacity will overtake its coal generation capacity this year, according to forecasts from the China Electricity Council (CEC). The industry body's...

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Tesla plans LFP battery supply chain in Nevada gigafactory

Tesla is bringing its supply chain for lithium iron phosphate batteries (LFP) to the US, media reports suggest. The electric vehicle maker is looking to expand its battery facility...

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Hyundai Motor signs four-year battery material supply deal with Ganfeng Lithium

Korean auto giant, Hyundai Motor Group has signed a four-year supply agreement with China-based, Ganfeng Lithium, to acquire battery-grade lithium hydroxide -- a key electric vehic...

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SAIC-GM-Wuling reveal battery pack for commercial NEVs in China

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The automotive JV between SAIC, GM and Liuzhou Wuling Automobile in China has launched 'Wuling Red 1', a power battery pack designed for commercial new energy vehicles (N...

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Panasonic eyes productivity boost before third battery plant in North America

Panasonic's Lithium-ion EV battery plant in Dalian, China. Image: Panasonic

Panasonic might put its third battery plant in North America on hold and focus on boosting productivity instead, Group CEO Yuki Kusumi said in an interview. "I keep telling people ...

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Decarbonizing healthcare: Envision to supply 200 GWh RE power to Roche, four others

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Chinese greentech company Envision Energy has announced a three-year renewable energy supply with five global leading healthcare companies in a collaboration that helps decarbonize...

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BYD begins construction of 30GWh sodium-ion battery plant in China

Song Lewei, secretary of the Municipal Party Committee, and Wang Chuanfu, chairman and president of BYD, signing of 10 billion sodium-ion battery project between Huaihai, Nov. 2023

After concluding 2023, with record-break sales of 3 million new energy vehicles, Chinese automotive major, BYD has achieved yet another milestone with the groundbreaking ...

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