Tag: electric vehicle batteries


EU, US Set Up Task Force to Resolve Electric Vehicle Feud

October 26, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

The U.S. and the European Union have set up a task force tasked with resolving a dispute over electric vehicle batteries that the EU says would discriminate against manufacturers in the 27-nation bloc and break World Trade Organization rules. Under […]


Lithium Resumes Gains to Add Pressure on Automakers

September 19, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

After Elon Musk complained that lithium — the ubiquitous raw material needed in electric vehicle batteries — was trading at insane levels, and China’s authorities in March pushed key industry players to act, prices briefly began to cool. Now, they’re […]

Design & Planning, Process

Foxconn Starts Building a Plant for Electric-Vehicle Batteries in Taiwan

June 15, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

Taiwan’s Foxconn Technology Group started building its first plant to produce electric-car batteries Wednesday, the contract electronics manufacturer’s latest step into the booming electric-vehicle industry. Foxconn said it plans to invest about 6 billion New Taiwan dollars, equivalent to about […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

European Manufacturers Race on Electric Vehicle Batteries

April 5, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

With Europe expected to lead the world in electric-car sales for a second straight year, an epic rush to build a battery-supply chain from scratch is playing out across the continent. After years of ceding the EV battery business to […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Toyota-Panasonic venture to start EV battery development in April

February 3, 2020

Via: Automotive News

TOKYO — Toyota Motor Corp. and Panasonic Corp. have agreed to set up a joint venture that will begin developing electric vehicle batteries starting in April, as the Japanese companies gear up for an expected surge in demand. The new […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Feuding Korean battery suppliers risk disrupting EV production

November 27, 2019

Via: Automotive News

SEOUL — South Korea’s SK Innovation beat its larger rival LG Chem to a multibillion dollar deal in 2018 to supply Volkswagen Group with electric vehicle batteries in the United States. With great fanfare, SK broke ground in March on […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Car trash to cash: U.S. firm aims to power European stadiums with old car batteries

June 24, 2019

Via: Reuters

Eaton, a New York-listed firm that makes hydraulics, truck transmissions and other industrial products, says the market is niche but expects it to grow up to 20 times between now and 2022. In Europe, Middle East, and Africa, Eaton estimates […]