Gotion showcases EV batteries that charge to 80 percent in > 10 mins

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China's Gotion High-Tech might have stolen a march on the rest of the world, including homegrown rival CATL, with the development of a car battery that can go from zero to 80 perce...

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BMW readies Mexican plant for assembly of high-voltage EV batteries

Source: BMW Group

BMW Group's San Luis Potosí facility in Mexico is gearing up for production of the 'Neue Klasse' next-generation electric cars starting 2027. Construction of a local...

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'Our vision is to build the Apple and Northvolt of India’

With a razor-sharp focus on Li-ion cell product design and tech development, the International Battery Company is on a mission to electrify India's mobility sector. In an exclusive...

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Nio readies 'first' mass-produced 150 kWh semi-solid state EV battery pack

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Chinese automaker Nio recently announced the commercial roll-out of what can be called as one of the earliest solid state battery pack designed for EVs at the global level. Th...

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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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Toyota eyes mass production of diverse EV batteries; Plans to acquire PEVE soon

Japanese automotive giant, Toyota Motor Corp. (TMC), has agreed with Panasonic Holdings Corp. (Panasonic HD) to make Primearth EV Energy Co, Ltd (PEVE), a wholly owned subsidi...

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SVOLT Energy's EV battery plant in Thailand enters mass production

Source: SVOT Energy

Chinese battery manufacturer SVOLT Energy has announced of mass production of EV battery packs at the company's newly-established facility located at the Si Racha town in Chonburi ...

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US DoE announces $710 mn in loans to EV tech makers

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The US Department of Energy announced it has issued preliminary approval for nearly $710 million in loans to companies manufacturing electric vehicle (EV) components. The lion's sh...

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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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Hofer Powertrain develops fast recharging battery technology for EVs

German powertrain tech firm Hofer Powertrain has announced the launch of its advanced EV battery technology – the 'ULTEVATE Ultra' battery module. The company claims...

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KG Mobility deepens partnership with BYD for battery packs, hybrid systems

Source: KG Mobility

South Korean automaker KG Mobility (formerly SsangYong Motor Company) has recently signed strategic agreements with the BYD Group for setting up a battery pack factory in...

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Toyota's EV battery tech roadmap identifies 4 types including solid-state

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Toyota Motor Corporation, which is generally critiqued for its "slow-paced" approach to electrification and e-mobility, has communicated a first insight into its next-gen...

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Stellantis opens its first EV battery technology center in Italy

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Stellantis has recently inaugurated its first Battery Technology Center at the Mirafiori complex in Turin, Italy. The company has invested about €40 million to this ...

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MAN investing €100 million for making EV battery packs at Nuremberg

Battery assembly at Nuremberg facility. Source: MAN

German CV maker MAN Truck & Bus SE has recently confirmed that its Nuremberg facility will be its principal site for the large-scale production of high-voltage b...

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Tata's Agratas to supply battery packs for Jaguar Land Rover electric cars

Jaguar I-pace Electric. Image for representation purposes only. Source: JLR

Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) has recently revealed its battery sourcing strategy for its next-gen electric cars that target a driving range of about 724 kms (450 miles) in single charge...

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TEPCO, Toyota to pilot stationary storage battery system using EV batteries

Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. and Toyota Motor Corporation have developed a 3 MWh stationary storage battery system with an output of 1 MW made out of ...

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MAHLE, Midtronics partner to jointly develop devices for EV battery service

Global automotive aftermarket service providers MAHLE and Midtronics have signed a declaration of intent to jointly develop service devices for electric vehicles. The aim of the pa...

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BAE Systems to design Battery system for Heart Aerospace's electric airplane

Aerospace and defense major BAE Systems and Heart Aerospace, a Swedish electric airplane maker, have recently announced a collaboration to define the battery system for the la...

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Wardwizard operationalizes its in-house 1 GWh EV Battery assembly line

Wardwizard Innovations and Mobility - the Indian manufacturer of Joy e-bike brand - has recently commenced the operations of a lithium-ion battery assembly line with...

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Valmet Automotive begins series production of EV batteries in Germany

Finnish company Valmet Automotive has started the series production of battery systems in Kirchardt, the company's first battery plant in Germany. The plant near Heilbron...

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Charging cells at different rates enhances life of EV battery packs: Study

Stanford University researchers have devised a new way to make lithium-ion battery packs last longer and suffer less deterioration from fast charging. New modeling of how lith...

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CATL, VinFast to cooperate on e-mobility products and battery innovation

Chinese battery firm Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited (CATL) and VinFast have announced the signing of MoU for global strategic cooperation in areas including CIIC (CATL int...

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MHI introduces comprehensive testing parameters for safety of Batteries in EVs

The Indian Union Ministry of Heavy Industries (MHI) has notified fresh testing parameters for electric vehicles to enhance their battery safety. These tests are followed and widely...

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Kia Europe and Encore|DB join forces to re-use EV batteries in second life BESS

Kia Europe has announced plans to re-use former electric vehicle (EV) batteries in 'Second Life' battery energy storage systems as part of its global strategic focus on sustainabil...

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StoreDot commences shipping ‘100in5’ battery cell prototype to EV manufacturers

StoreDot, the pioneer of extremely fast charging batteries for electric vehicles, has commenced shipping EV cell samples of its '100in5' battery technology to strategic electric ve...

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All EVs, including EVs with swappable batteries eligible for 5% GST


The 47th Goods and Services Taxes (GST) Council meeting chaired by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman concluded in Chandigarh last week. The two-day meet (June 28- June 29) focuss...

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