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BASF and Nornickel join forces to supply the battery materials market

Kathodenmaterialien bringen Elektromobilität weiter voran / Cathode active materials make electromobility a reality

BASF and Nornickel’s will be able to supply battery materials for 300,000 EVs per year BASF has selected Harjavalta, Finland, as the first location for battery materials production serving the European automotive market. The plant will be constructed adjacent to the nickel and cobalt refinery owned by Norilsk Nickel (Nornickel). …

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Audi receives sustainability certificate for battery housing of Audi e-tron

Sustainable battery housing of the Audi e-tron

Audi plans to work with partners that are also certified by the ASI Audi is the first automobile manufacturer worldwide to receive a certificate from the Aluminium Stewardship Initiative (ASI). With the Performance Standard certification, the ASI confirms that Audi meets the ASI requirements for industrial users of aluminum and …

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Battery testing and prototyping facility grows to meet demand for next-generation technologies

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Argonne National Laboratory will invest US$2 million in developing new batteries Many of the innovations eyed for advances in consumer electronics, electric vehicles, utilities and advanced manufacturing hinge on the development of next-generation battery technologies. To feed that growing need and potentially accelerate innovation, the US’s first and top-tier battery …

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US Department of Energy selects Cabot to develop low-cobalt cathodes

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Cabot will receive US$2.9 million of DOE funding Cabot Corp., a leading global specialty chemicals and performance materials company, has been selected by the US Department of Energy (DOE) to participate in an US$80-million investment in advanced vehicle technologies research. Cabot will leverage its novel process technology to contribute to …

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Nissan and EDF Energy partner to advance low carbon transport

Nissan LEAF

Nissan will provide EDF Energy with second-life batteries to power the UK’s electricity grid The UK’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity and one of Britain’s leading car manufacturers are joining forces to work together on a number of projects that will support the adoption of electric vehicles and energy generation …

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EV Conference & Battery Technology Show comes to London October 23-24

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The EV Conference and Battery Technology Show will take place at London’s Excel Putting the UK on the map, London’s Excel has been chosen to host the first London event targeted at Battery Technology and EVs on October 23-24, 2018. Thought leaders, innovators and companies working within the supply chain …

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Alta Devices creates solar material for EV use

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Alta Devices solar material can augment an EV’s battery and increase range As vehicles become more autonomous, the number of sensors built into the average vehicle is increasing significantly. Camera, ultrasonic, and radar sensors are just some of the different types of sensors currently being used. These sensors are helping …

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