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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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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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Amprius’ silicon nanowire Li-ion batteries power Airbus Zephyr S HAPS solar aircraft

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Amprius’ cells helped the Zephyr S fly continuously for over 25 days Amprius, a leading manufacturer and developer of high energy and high capacity lithium-ion batteries, has announced that the company is supplying advanced lithium ion cells to the Airbus Defence and Space Zephyr Programme. Using Amprius’ cells, which contain …

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Lithium Australia produces Li-ion batteries from mine waste

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Lithium Australia produced Li-ion batteries from waste tri-lithium phosphate Lithium Australia advises that its wholly owned subsidiary, VSPC Ltd, has successfully produced lithium ion battery cathode material, and Li-ion batteries, from tri-lithium phosphate produced directly from mine waste using the SiLeach process. This ground-breaking process, removes the requirement for generation …

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CAMX Power introduces high performance cathode material for EV batteries

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CAMX Power’s new cathode material uses less cobalt, a rare and difficult to source metal CAMX Power has announced a fundamental invention that significantly improves the performance, while also reducing the cost, of lithium ion batteries, essential for the electrification of vehicles. This significant breakthrough was originally conceived by TIAX …

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Alliance Ventures invests in Enevate to advance Li-ion battery technology

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Enevate’s Li-ion technology can support extremely fast-charging with high energy density and improved safety Alliance Ventures, the strategic venture capital arm of Renault-Nissan-Mitsubishi, has invested in the latest round of funding in Enevate Corporation, an advanced lithium-ion (Li-ion) battery technology company based in Irvine, California. This marks the latest technology …

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USABC awards Li-ion battery recycling project to Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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USABC’s funding will help WPI demonstrate its process to recycle Li-ion batteries The US Advanced Battery Consortium (USABC), a collaborative organisation of FCA US, Ford Motor Company and General Motors, has announced the award of US$1.08 million to Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) in Worcester, Massachusetts for Phase II of a …

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