Tag: Battery Manufacturing

Process, Production

Billions Invested Into Kansas

February 27, 2023

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

Kansas generated nearly $7.5 billion in capital investments last year. Contributing to that number was Panasonic, which announced a $4 billion electric vehicle battery manufacturing plant in De Soto in November 2022. “My administration has made Kansas a state where […]

Design & Planning, Process

Ford, China’s CATL Mull Workaround for New US Battery Plant

December 15, 2022

Via: Transport Topics

Ford Motor Co. and China’s Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. are considering building a battery manufacturing plant in Michigan in a complex arrangement designed to reap new tax benefits without running afoul of U.S.-China political sensitivities. The state has emerged […]

Energy, Industry Focus Areas

Micro-engineered electrodes could cut battery manufacturing costs

August 4, 2022


New, easily fabricated, high performance carbon microlattice electrodes could soon be used to make cheaper batteries powered by readily available sodium ions. The approach was published by Tohoku University researchers and colleagues in the journal Small. Lithium ion batteries are […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Tesla’s Musk says he’s open to supplying batteries to rivals

July 29, 2020

Via: Automotive News

SEOUL — Tesla Inc. CEO Elon Musk said Tuesday that the company is open to licensing software and supplying powertrains and batteries. Tesla had previously supplied batteries to Mercedes and Toyota Motor under separate partnership deals. Battery manufacturing is an […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Korean Battery Manufacturer Brings 2,000 Jobs to Alabama

December 4, 2018

Via: Industry Week

A new $1.67 billion in a new manufacturing plant in Jackson County, Ala. was announced on Nov. 26. SK innovation, a developer and manufacturer of lithium-ion batteries for hybrid electric vehicles, will create more than 2,000 jobs at the plant […]