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Cross-industry project to improve cobalt mining for EV batteries

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BMW, BASF SE, Samsung SDI and Samsung Electronics jointly explore ways to improve working conditions at cobalt mines in Congo-Kinshasa The new partnership, together with the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), have signed a contract to improve artisanal mining working conditions, as well as living conditions for surrounding communities. The …

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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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Hyperdrive, Foxlink sign Asia expansion pact

Hyperdrive Innovation circuit board

Foxlink will produce Hyperdrive packs under licence in a new manufacturing site in Taiwan, as the Sunderland firm eyes triple-digit growth UK-based li-ion battery manufacturer Hyperdrive Innovation has new plans to crack Asia. April 3 saw the company announce a long-term agreement with Foxlink Automotive Technology. Foxlink Group will manufacture, …

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Samsung SDI teams up with Webasto

Signing the Letter of Intent: Ph.D. Seh-Woong (S.W.) Jeong, Executive Vice President Samsung SDI (left) and Dr. Hartung Wilstermann, Executive Vice President E-Solutions & Services at Webasto Group (right).

The partners will collaborate in the manufacture of high-voltage batteries for the commercial vehicle sector Earlier in March automotive systems provider Webasto and battery maker Samsung SDI signed a Letter of Intent (LOI) covering the development and supply battery modules. The agreement refers to Samsung SDI’s battery module, the technology used …

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