Battery System

Core of electric vehicles: battery

At the core of the electric vehicle technologies is undoubtedly the battery. The battery accounts for about 30% to 40% of cost of an electric vehicles. To understand...

2022 Automotive Power Forecast: Virtual battery technology will help electric vehicles shed up to 25 pounds

Consumers opting to convert to fully battery electric vehicles (BEVs) expect to see a large lithium-ion battery pack to power the motors. But they...

Volkswagen Group creates European company for its battery business

Bundling battery cell competencies: Volkswagen to make Salzgitter into its European battery hub          Group establishes European company for the management of its own battery...

Volvo Cars and Northvolt to open Gothenburg R&D centre as part of SEK 30bn investment in battery development and manufacturing

Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development (R&D) centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in...

Toyota Selects North Carolina for New U.S. Automotive Battery Plant

Plant is first to produce automotive batteries for Toyota in North America, enough battery packs for 1.2 million electrified vehicles per yearToyota Motor North...

Arrival announces High Voltage Battery Module assembly plant in Charlotte, N.C.

Facility will be a key piece of Arrival’s product launches and the transition to zero emission electric vehiclesArrival’s HVBM facility will service the company’s...

Toyota charges into electrified future in the U.S. with 10-year, $3.4 billion investment

Investment to bring new American plant, production, jobs with focus on carbon neutralityToyota announced that it will invest approximately $3.4 billion (380 billion yen)...

GM to Invest in Next-Generation Battery Facility That Will Lower EV Costs, Accelerate Speed to Market

All-new facility builds on more than $5 billion already invested in batteries in the U.S., expands design capabilities of future battery chemistries and increases...

Second life or recycling? BattMan rescues batteries from a needlessly short lifespan!

Audi Brussels, Volkswagen Group Components develop new quick check systemBattMan ReLife evaluates battery health in minutesThe result shows which cells and modules can be...

Volkswagen Group China builds battery system factory in Anhui to strengthen BEV value chain

New Group components plant in Hefei will deliver over 150,000 battery systems a year for Volkswagen Anhui’s all-electric modelsVW Anhui Components Company schedules start...

Panasonic Automotive Battery Business Enters New Phase

Electric vehicles (EVs) have a growing presence all over the world. Helping to power the ever-increasing number of EVs on the roads is Panasonic's...

GM to Source U.S.-Based Lithium for Next-Generation EV Batteries Through Closed-Loop Process with Low Carbon Emissions

Through an agreement with Controlled Thermal Resources, lithium will be sourced in part from California from a more environmentally friendly process than traditional lithium...

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