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Tesla launches battery cell production at Gigafactory

Tesla has started mass production of lithium-ion battery cells at its Gigafactory in Nevada. The high performance cylindrical “2170 cell”, which will be used in Tesla’s energy storage products and Model 3, was jointly designed and engineered by Tesla and Panasonic to offer the best performance at the lowest production cost in an optimal form…

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Report: Battery electric is expected to be the best-selling type of electric powertrain for buses through 2026

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for medium and heavy duty electric drive buses, offering an assessment across hybrid, plug-in hybrid, battery electric, and fuel cell technologies, with forecasts for annual sales, segmented by region and powertrain type, through 2026. As governments worldwide implement legislation to improve overall vehicle efficiency and…

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VW to Invest €3.5B in Battery Cell & Modular Electric Drive Plant

Volkswagen will invest €3.5-billion (US$ 3.7-billion) in e-mobility and digitalization for its German plants. To bring Volkswagen up-to-date in the future-oriented areas of e-mobility and digitalization, the company will be making a massive investment in new technologies. The German plants are to enter the field of developing and producing electric vehicles and components. A pilot…

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LG Chem inks EV battery deal with Faraday Future

Faraday Future announced a partnership with LG Chem, the advanced battery systems manufacturer that provides the powerhouses for vehicles including the Chevrolet Bolt EV, to supply lithium-ion cells for FF’s electric vehicles. The partnership also represents a joint commitment between both companies to collaborate on the development of EV battery technology, resulting in the world’s…

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Panasonic & Bosch bid for Porsche Mission-E battery

Porsche AG has been weighing bids from Panasonic Corp. and Robert Bosch GmbH for a long-range battery as it prepares to challenge Tesla Motors Inc. with an all-electric sports car, according to people familiar with the matter. Costs for the package offered by crosstown neighbor Bosch would be higher than the competing technology from Japanese…

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Drive Unit and Battery at Heart of Chevrolet Bolt EV [VIDEO]

The 2017 Chevrolet Bolt EV does more than set a new benchmark for affordable, long-range EV driving. It also raises the bar when it comes to driving performance. Engineers developed the Bolt EV’s propulsion system to offer more than an estimated 200 miles (based on GM estimates) and a peppy driving experience that’s more akin…

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Bombardier’s Battery Powered Tram Sets Range Record

Bombardier Transportation has successfully completed a 41.6 km catenary-free test run using a Bombardier-built tram, powered entirely by its PRIMOVE battery in combination with BOMBARDIER MITRAC. The test run was conducted in the German city of Mannheim on the Rhein-Neckar-Verkehr GmbH (RNV) network. RNV began using SuperCaps energy storage systems in 2009, and has integrated…

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Daimler to invest 500 million Euros in new battery factory in Germany

Daimler will invest 500 million Euros in a new battery factory in Germany. The new battery factory will produce lithium-ion battery packs for hybrid and electric vehicles for Mercedes-Benz and smart brands. Li-Tec in Saxon Kamenz, a subsidiary of the Daimler Group, ceased manufacture of battery cells in December 2015. The majority of the 280…

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Audi e-tron SUV and Battery series production for Belgium plant in 2018

Audi is preparing its international production network for the mobility of the future. Large series production of the first purely electric driven SUV from Audi will begin at the site in Brussels in 2018. The plant will also produce its own batteries. The company will transfer production of the Audi A1 from Belgium to Martorell…

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