Tag: batteries

Pathway to cheaper EVs in place, with battery maker CATL reducing prices this year

Chinese EV battery manufacturer CATL, the largest of its kind in the world, plans to nearly half the cost that it sells lithium iron phosphate batteries to OEMs at.The battery in question will be...

Eatron Technologies and WMG’s Project VIPER sets new standards for accurate battery life estimates

Eatron and WMG's collaboration, Project VIPER, produces over 90% accurate EV battery RUL estimates.Integration of advanced models and cloud expertise enhances EV performance and safety.Faraday Institution-funded project aligns with the mission to develop cost-effective,...

Farage barrage leads to huge social media response

Ade Thomas, Founder of Green.TV, owned the GB News stage in a showdown with Nigel Farage, highlighting the importance of engaging with such influencers to combat baseless criticisms against the EV community.The airing stormed...

8,700 U.S. car dealers embrace new point-of-sale EV tax credits with overwhelming success

8,700 U.S. dealerships join forces with the government, offering instant incentives of up to $7,500 for new and $4,000 for used EVs.Traditional tax credits transformed into instant cash incentives at the dealership, enhancing the...

China’s BYD claims EV dominance

BYD surpasses Tesla in EV sales, with 526,000 vehicles sold last quarter.BYD's success highlights its strength and challenges traditional automakers in the growing EV market.With strategic pricing, BYD claims the "world champion" title for...

Decoding the 2024 US $7,500 EV tax credit

The Inflation Reduction Act: score up to $7,500 for a new EV or $4,000 for a used one.From 2024, the new rules make it easier – buyers can now secure their EV tax credit...

Lucid teases entry into affordable electric luxury with $50,000 Tesla competitor

Lucid Motors CEO targets Tesla's turf, unveiling plans for a new EV aimed at the family car market. Priced at around $50,000, it's set to rival Tesla's Model 3 and Model Y.It looks to...

3ti gain massive government funding to showcase EV batteries as grid assets 

Government backing fuels 3ti's demonstration of EV batteries as grid assetsConsortium led by 3ti secures £1,344,552 for pioneering UK energy innovation'V2X FastHub' project, built on Papilio3, seeks to transform energy with swift deployment and...

DAF electrifies truck centres, setting a bold new standard

DAF charges ahead, with full electric truck capability coming to all 34 sales centres in the UK and Ireland.Major investment powers up electric truck infrastructure, personnel, and training.BETT insights fuel DAF's implementation game plan.DAF...

Allye and AeroVolt bring battery energy storage systems to airports

Battery technology startup, Allye, has launched its first Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) at an airfield, allowing on-site vehicles and electric light aircraft to be charged at a lower cost and without grid constraints.The...

Electric investments: Could the UK become a lithium powerhouse? 

UK automotive industry sees electric momentum with significant investments and a lithium market revolution.APC Quarterly Demand Report indicates a 4 GWh surge in BEV demand by 2027, driven by Nissan and BMW Mini.Driven by...
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Battery swapping could boom as Geely and NIO collaborate

Geely and NIO unite in Hangzhou, emphasizing battery swapping.CEOs Jack Liu (Yiyi Power, Geely) and Fei Shen (NIO) sign an agreement covering battery standards and swapping tech.Reflecting rising acceptance, the collaboration could streamline EV...

Volvo Penta expands battery storage footprint with new collaboration

Volvo Penta’s provisions of a sub-system for battery energy storage manufacturers, announced earlier this year, has resulted in a major collaboration.The brand will now work with Tecnogen, to assist in providing energy storage solutions...

Electric school buses are on the rise in the US. How can battery waste be avoided?

A report by the Electric School Bus Initiative has outlined recommendations to avoid batteries going into landfill at their end of life, ensuring the environmental benefits stay in place.With the average battery on electric...

ABB and Altilium partner to revolutionize battery sustainability 

ABB and Altilium transform European battery sustainability with automation, electrification, and digital solutions.Meeting the demand for sustainable battery materials is vital for the booming electric vehicle industry.Partnership lowers EV carbon footprint, promoting a greener...

Tesla Co-Founder raises $1 billion to advance EV battery production 

Redwood Materials, founded by Tesla Co-Founder JB Straubel, moves into EV battery productionThe production facility will be the first of its kind in the US, swerving the IRA’s additional import tariffsUS battery recycling firm,...

Free EV charging to celebrate 10 years of the Tesla Supercharger Network in Europe 

Tesla celebrates 10 years of Supercharger stations in EuropeFree EV charging on August 29 as part of Electric SummerOver 70% of Supercharger network now open to all EVsTesla gives free EV charging to mark...

Could Kerbo Charge’s UK pilot scheme open the door to community charging?

We recently shared the news that Durham County Council have teamed with Kerbo Charge to roll out innovative no-trip charging cables into the pavements. This pilot scheme has the potential to unlock EV charging...

Bramble Energy opens cutting-edge fuel cell innovation hub in the UK

Bramble Energy reveals new HQ with hydrogen innovation hub, fueled by rapid growth since 2016Success rooted in PCB-X™ Platform, used for adaptable fuel cell solutionsThe hydrogen innovation could prove essential for clean heavy mobility...

Webfleet achieve GUINNESS WORLD RECORD for the longest distance driven in an electric van

Webfleet's world record-breaking attempt saw the electric van drive 311.18 miles on one charge.Completed in a FIAT E-Scudo, driven by Kevin Booker, Sam Clarke, and Fergal McGrath, used Bridgestone Duravis tires.The record demonstrates electric...

First lithium refinery in UK set to be built, signalling commitment to emobility

Green Lithium has announced that planning permission has been approved to build a large lithium refinery in the north of England.The factory is set to be fully operational by 2027.The news comes just after...

What does Tata battery investment mean for EV UK?

Tata confirms new battery gigafactory will be based in the UK giving the EV sector a big boostLargest ever automotive investment in the UK supports EV sectorWhat does this news mean for the future...

Tesla Moves into the UK Energy Market

Tesla plans to disrupt the UK energy market with a new household supplier.They aim to sell electricity, establish virtual power plants, and support the transition to 100% renewable energy.Tesla may assist customers with storing...
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