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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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Volkswagen Group Components to start series production of flexible fast charging station

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Volkswagen will being production of the flexible fast charging station The transformation of Volkswagen Group Components towards e-mobility continues to gather pace. The new brand within the Volkswagen Group announced its decision to start series production of the flexible fast charging station from 2020 onwards. This station, based on the …

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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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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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Discovery adapts natural membrane to make hydrogen fuel from water

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Argonne National Laboratory’s study uses two membrane-bound proteins to breakdown water into hydrogen and oxygen A chemical reaction pathway central to plant biology have been adapted to form the backbone of a new process that converts water into hydrogen fuel using energy from the sun. In a recent study from …

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Hyundai Motor Group reveals ‘FCEV Vision 2030’

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Hyundai aims to produce 700,000 fuel cell systems per year by 2030 Hyundai Motor Group has announced its long-term roadmap ‘FCEV Vision 2030’ plan, as the group reaffirms its commitment to accelerate the development of a hydrogen society by leveraging the group’s global leadership in fuel-cell technologies. Aligned with the …

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Total launches line of fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles

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Total’s new fluid will help cool and lubricate EVs Total is consolidating its position as key player in electric mobility by launching an innovative line of fluids for electric and hybrid vehicles. Produced thanks to important efforts of the group’s R&D teams, these products have been specially developed to meet …

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Volkswagen expands e-mobility engagement in China

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Volkswagen will establish an R&D centre alongside SEAT and JAC Volkswagen Group China has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Anhui Jianghuai Automobile Group Corp. (JAC) and SEAT in Berlin, in the presence of German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Chinese Premier Li Keqiang. The three groups will together establish …

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