Tag: electric vehicle battery

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, News

Pelosi Trip Delays Tesla Supplier’s Plant Announcement

August 3, 2022

Via: The Wall Street Journal

China’s leading electric-vehicle battery maker put on hold plans to announce its first North American plant as political fallout from U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan further complicates business tied to the world’s two biggest economies. Tesla-supplier Contemporary […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Hyundai Will Build First Fully-Dedicated EV Plant In Georgia

May 23, 2022

Via: Business Facilities Magazine

With a $5.54 billion investment, Seoul, Korea-based Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) will open its first fully dedicated electric vehicle (EV) and battery manufacturing facility in Georgia. HMG’s new state-of-the-art U.S. smart factory will be located at the Bryan County Megasite. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Panasonic unveils 4680 battery for use in high-end Tesla vehicles

October 26, 2021


Panasonic has announced to the press that it is ready to show off its new cylindrical 4680 battery (46 millimeters wide and 80 millimeters tall), built specifically to accommodate Tesla electric vehicle (EV) requirements. In the announcement, Kazuo Tadanobu, CEO […]

Process, R & D

Automated disassembly for car batteries

August 23, 2021

Via: Electronics Weekly

With the anticipated growth in EVs over the next two decades comes the issue of how to recycle the large lithium-ion battery packs that power them. ORNL engineers put together a demonstration to show that robots can accelerate disassembly and […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Global EV Battery Sales Surge as Demand for Clean Cars Booms

June 1, 2021

Via: Transport Topics

Global electric-vehicle battery sales more than doubled in the first four months of the year as the switch to environmentally friendly cars gathers pace. Sales of EV batteries rose to 65.9 gigawatt-hours in the January-April period, from 26.8 gigawatt-hours a […]

Design & Planning, Process

GM, LC Chem announce $2.3 billion EV battery venture in Ohio

December 5, 2019

Via: Reuters

The plant, to be built at a new site near GM’s closed assembly plant in Lordstown in northeast Ohio, will employ more than 1,100 people, the companies said. Construction is to begin in mid-2020 and the plant will have an […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

Nissan agrees to sell electric vehicle battery business to China’s Envision Group

August 7, 2018

Via: Manufacturing Global

Through the agreement, Envision will acquire a controlling stake in Automotive Energy Supply Corporation (AESC) — the electric battery operations and production facilities of Nissan Motor Co. — for an undisclosed sum. The Japanese carmaker said the deal will allow […]