Batteries

Workers Killed In Fire At South Korean Battery Plant

At least 22 workers killed in fire at lithium battery plant near Seoul after chain of explosions destroy second floor…

3 weeks ago

Theft Of Tesla Battery Manufacturing Secrets Triggers Arrest

Two men with a business in China are charged by US authorities of stealing battery manufacturing tech from Tesla

4 months ago

Volkswagen ‘In Talks’ With Blue Solutions For Solid-State EV Battery

Volkswagen, France's Blue Solutions reportedly aiming to co-develop solid-state electric car battery as EV makers reach for 'holy grail'

6 months ago

UK Selected For Battery Gigafactory For Jaguar Land Rover EVs

Tata Group, the Indian owner of Jaguar Land Rover, has selected Somerset in the UK to build a £4 billion…

12 months ago

Toyota Claims Battery Breakthrough For EVs

Holy grail moment? Japanese car giant Toyota claims solid-state battery charges in ten minutes and has range of 745 miles

1 year ago

Electric Carmaker Nio Pushes New-Model Battery Swap Stations

Electric carmaker Nio plans to build 1,000 more battery swap stations this year using a new design that makes swapping…

1 year ago

Australian Battery Start-Up Takes Over Failed Britishvolt

Australian start-up Recharge Industries buys failed battery venture Britishvolt from administrators, but has very different plans in mind

1 year ago

Ola Electric Plans ‘World’s Biggest’ EV Hub In India

EV maker Ola Electric plans 'world's biggest' electric vehicle manufacturing centre in southern India as it seeks to localise supply…

1 year ago

Australian Start-Up To Take Over Battery Maker Britishvolt

Australian battery start-up Recharge Industries reaches deal with administrators to take over collapsed UK battery venture Britishvolt

1 year ago

Tesla To Invest $3.6 Billion In Nevada Expansion

Multi billion dollar investment will add two factories to Tesla's Nevada Gigafactory complex for battery and semi electric truck production

1 year ago

Electric Vehicle Battery Start-Up Britishvolt ‘Near Collapse’

UK electric vehicle battery start-up Britishvolt said to be near to entering administration as funding talks reach dead end

2 years ago

Stellantis Signs Deal For EV Battery Nickel, Cobalt

Fourth-largest car maker signs memorandum of understanding with GME for nickel, cobalt from Western Australia development project

2 years ago

YouTuber Notes Swelling Battery Issue In Samsung Phones

YouTuber notes batteries in some older and not so old Samsung phones are swelling up, but it is unclear if…

2 years ago

Tesla Megapack Catches Fire In California

Utility-scale Megapack battery from Tesla catches fire, with local residents warned to stay indoors due to air pollution worries

2 years ago

Mercedes-Benz And CATL To Build Massive EV Battery Plant In Hungary

Mercedes-Benz and world's biggest EV battery maker CATL to build 7.3bn euro battery plant in eastern Hungary as automakers look…

2 years ago

E-Recycler Attero Plans $1bn Expansion Into Electric Vehicles

India's biggest electronics recycling company Attero Recycling to spend $1bn as it looks to massively ramp up recycling spent electric…

2 years ago

Tesla Signs Deal To Source More Nickel – Report

Deal to source essential ingredient for electric vehicle batteries secured by Tesla, amid supply chain issues during pandemic and Ukraine…

2 years ago

Northvolt Plans Massive Lithium Plant As EU Ramps Battery Drive

Northvolt and Portuguese oil company Galp to build lithium conversion plant as initial European battery production set to begin

3 years ago

Electric Car Battery Prices Rise As Lithium Costs Soar

Batteries for electric vehicles see price hikes in China, in spite of expected economies of scale, as costs of lithium…

3 years ago

Panasonic Prototype Battery Lasts Five Times Longer

Prototype battery from Tesla supplier Panasonic, has five times the storage capacity of current batteries, and also costs 50 percent…

3 years ago

Ford Touts EVs For The Masses With $11.4bn For New Factories

New 'mega campus' in Tennessee and battery plants Kentucky will bring electric cars to the masses, not just the few,…

3 years ago

Tesla To Open Supercharger Network To Other EVs

Elon Musk confirms he will open Tesla's DC fast-charging stations (Tesla Supercharger network) to other types of electric vehicles in…

3 years ago

Battery Gigafactory Planned For Coventry

Huge factory for electric car batteries near Coventry airport officially submitted, and could lead to creation of 6,000 jobs

3 years ago

Nissan To Build EV Battery ‘Gigafactory’ In UK

Nissan's £1 billion investment in electric vehicle hub in Sunderland, includes a Gigafactory for car batteries built by Envision

3 years ago

Tesla Recalls Cars, And Confirms Battery Deal With Australia

Electric car giant recalls 6,000 cars in the United States, and confirms $1 billion a year battery material purchase from…

3 years ago

Apple Details Carbon Neutral Progress, Announces Energy Storage Project

New energy storage project for Apple, as it aims to achieve totally carbon neutral supply chain and products by 2030…

3 years ago

President Biden Targets Silicon Shortage With Executive Order

Chip shortage targetted by US executive order that will review supply chains for four critical products experiencing shortages

3 years ago

Tesla Battery Day: Elon Musk Touts New Advances

Tesla's Elon Musk 'battery day announcements include 'tabless' batteries for improved range; goal of making a $25,000 Tesla; and cobalt…

4 years ago

Tesla ‘In Talks’ To Establish Carbon-Neutral Nickel Mine

Tesla reportedly in talks with Canada's Giga Metals to establish environmentally friendly nickel mine in British Columbia as it expands…

4 years ago

Elon Musk Touts Capacity Increase Ahead Of ‘Battery Day’

Ahead of its widely touted 'battery day' event, Elon Musk hints at a 50 percent rise in battery capacity within…

4 years ago