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The First Panasonic Lithium-Ion Battery for Tesla
The First Panasonic Lithium-Ion Battery for Tesla

23 Apr 2010, 08:20 UTC / American manufacturer Tesla announced yesterday it has been presented with the first production Lithium-ion cells manufactured by Panasonic. The partnership between the two will translate into Panas...

 
LG Chem to Build Battery Cell Plant in the US
LG Chem to Build Battery Cell Plant in the US

15 Mar 2010, 11:50 UTC / LG Chem has just announced today that it intends to build a new $303 million lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in Holland, Michigan. According to the officials, over 400 jobs could be creat...

 
Axeon to Provide Battery for C1 EV'IE
Axeon to Provide Battery for C1 EV'IE

3 Feb 2010, 15:11 UTC / We’ve been aware for some time that the EV race is on. And we’re not talking about a “WRC” style race, but about a race to find the proper solutions in order to transform EVs...

 
EnerDel to Invest in New Indianapolis Plant
EnerDel to Invest in New Indianapolis Plant

22 Jan 2010, 08:19 UTC / Lithium-ion battery manufacturer EnerDel announced yesterday plans to invest some $237 million in a new manufacturing plant in Indianapolis, as a necessary step to meet the increasing demand of lith...

 
Toyota Secures Lithium Deal in Argentina
Toyota Secures Lithium Deal in Argentina

21 Jan 2010, 10:46 UTC / Japanese carmaker Toyota has secured a lithium supply contract in Argentina through one of its business arms, Toyota Tsusho Corp., as Reuters writes. Toyota Tsusho Corp, a trading company partial...

 
Ener1 Gets $20 Million Investment from ITOCHU
Ener1 Gets $20 Million Investment from ITOCHU

8 Dec 2009, 11:23 UTC / The great prospects visible in the lithium-ion battery industry is making more and more companies invest in those whose primary field of activity is the manufacturing of such technologies. So is the...

 
Nissan to Give EV Batteries a "Second Life"...
Nissan to Give EV Batteries a "Second Life"...

20 Oct 2009, 06:50 UTC / ... and no, they are not talking about taking their business into the virtual world. The Japanese manufacturer is looking, together with Sumitomo Corporation into ways to provide used lithium-ion ba...

 
Panasonic Laptop Batteries to Power Electric Cars
Panasonic Laptop Batteries to Power Electric Cars

5 Oct 2009, 07:23 UTC / Panasonic is making another major step towards more advanced lithium-ion batteries for powering electric vehicles with a brand new technology. This time, the Japanese manufacturer has developed a ne...

 
Toyota Picks Nickel after Three-Year Secret Prius Test
Toyota Picks Nickel after Three-Year Secret Prius Test

14 Sep 2009, 09:02 UTC / Even if some people are wondering why is Toyota using nickel batteries for the Prius instead of the more advanced lithium-ion, the Japanese manufacturer plans to stick to this type of batteries for ...

 
BYD to Supply Li-Ion Batteries to SAIC
BYD to Supply Li-Ion Batteries to SAIC

18 Aug 2009, 14:21 UTC / Just as we told you yesterday, Chinese manufacturer BYD signed a deal with a major local carmaker to supply lithium-ion batteries for powering a future electric vehicle. Today, the name of the secre...

 
GM's Ally Hitachi to Ramp Up Battery Production
GM's Ally Hitachi to Ramp Up Battery Production

2 Jul 2009, 09:43 UTC / Battery manufacturer Hitachi plans to invest more in its production process and raise the output of lithium-ion batteries by 70 percent by 2015. According to report by the Nikkei business daily, Hit...

 
VW Joins Forces with China's BYD to Launch Electric Cars
VW Joins Forces with China's BYD to Launch Electric Cars

26 May 2009, 07:31 UTC / While the whole auto sector is focused these days on the Opel selling process, Volkswagen continues its expansion efforts and recently signed a letter of intent with China's BYD Co. to work on ...

 
Ford Enters Lithium-Ion Battery Alliance, Promises Electric Cars by 2010
Ford Enters Lithium-Ion Battery Alliance, Promises Electric Cars by 2010

17 Apr 2009, 09:37 UTC / Just as we told you a few months ago, Ford is willing to revamp its product lineup with several recession-aimed models, including electric cars powered by lithium-ion batteries. The company today an...

 
GM and Segway Join Forces for Two-Wheel Urban Transportation
GM and Segway Join Forces for Two-Wheel Urban Transportation

7 Apr 2009, 07:13 UTC / We already knew that General Motors is so desperate that it tries to take advantage of every single possible chance to stay in business. Nevertheless, today's news shows a different face of the...

 
Zero Electric Motorcycles Eligible for Federal Tax Credit
Zero Electric Motorcycles Eligible for Federal Tax Credit

20 Feb 2009, 09:34 UTC / Zero Motorcycles announced that its street legal electric motorcycles are now eligible for a 10 percent Federal tax credit. Basically, the motorcycle manufacturer says that this move will help the c...

 
Rinspeed iChange – Adaptive Energy Concept to Debut at Geneva
Rinspeed iChange – Adaptive Energy Concept to Debut at Geneva

16 Feb 2009, 15:53 UTC / Green cars are the future of the auto industry, that's for sure. But some engineers go even beyond that and, starting with the same idea of developing a green car that produces zero emissions, ...