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Nissan x OPUS concept camper uses second-life EV batteries to power ‘off-grid’ adventures

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The Nissan x OPUS will debut at the Caravan, Camping and Motorhome Show on February 19-24 Nissan Energy and OPUS Campers have collaborated on a smart camping concept that uses second-life Nissan electric vehicle batteries to deliver up to a week’s worth of remote power for ‘off-grid’ adventures. The Nissan …

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Novonix powers up pilot battery manufacturing programme in Bedford

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The project will receive C$500,000 of support from the Canadian government Clean technology solutions are globally competitive and reduce negative side effects on the environment, while generating economic wealth. Determined to make better, more cost effective, long-life batteries, Novonix Battery Testing Services Inc. is researching new battery chemistries to help …

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Electrify America to add battery storage to more than 100 new charging stations

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Electrify America will add a 210-kW battery to each of their stations Electrify America has announced its plan to install Tesla Powerpack battery systems at more than 100 of their electric vehicle charging stations nationwide over the course of 2019. The battery systems will be deployed to mitigate higher power …

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Voltabox receives another major order for trolleybus battery systems

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Voltabox’s batteries will be used in trolleybuses in Switzerland and Italy Voltabox has announced a major order for standardised lithium-ion battery systems for trolleybuses. The newly-developed standard container presents an innovative possibility to efficiently scale trolleybus battery systems. The order was placed by long-term customer Kiepe Electric. The delivery of …

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SMUD announces regional initiative to develop a future mobility centre in Sacramento

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SMUD’s will help develop new EV technologies SMUD CEO and general manager Arlen Orchard unveiled a vision for the Sacramento region to lead the way in mobility by developing a model for a future Mobility Centre that will foster innovation in the clean transportation sector and serve as a catalyst …

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Motiv Power Systems to offer BMW batteries on electric chassis for commercial vehicles

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Motiv will use BMW’s EPIC chassis across its entire range Motiv Power Systems (Motiv), the leading provider of all-electric fleet chassis for trucks and buses, has announced a supply agreement with Munich-based BMW to integrate BMW’s lithium-ion battery packs into its EPIC chassis. Representing a strong vote of confidence by …

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Energy Department announces battery recycling prize and battery recycling R&D centre

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The battery recycling centre aims to increase Li-ion battery recycling from 5% to 90% Energy Secretary Rick Perry has announced the launch of a Lithium-Ion Battery Recycling Prize and the establishment of an associated Battery Recycling R&D Centre. These efforts aim to reclaim and recycle critical materials (e.g., cobalt and …

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