CATL starts construction of Li-ion factory in Germany; 14 GWh by 2022

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China-based Li-ion battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Limited (CATL) has begun construction of its first lithium-ion battery factory in Thuringia, a state in east-central Germany. CATL has developed partnerships with a number of European companies in the automobile industry including BMW, Volkswagen, Daimler, Volvo, and Bosch. Germany is home to a strong automotive industry and several of CATL’s key customers.

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Hybrid cellular nanosheets show promise as basis for high performance anodes for Li-ion batteries

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Korea have developed a simple synthetic method for producing carbon-based hybrid cellular nanosheets that exhibit strong electrochemical performance for many key aspects of high-performance lithium-ion battery anodes. Researchers in S.

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3M Forms Strategic Relationship with Amperex Technologies for NMC Li-Ion Cathode Materials

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ATL) that will expand the use of nickel-manganese-cobalt (NMC) cathode materials in lithium-ion batteries targeted at consumer electronics and automotive applications. million (total DOE/industry cost share: $ 2.28 SEM images of particle morphology of 3M NMC cathode materials.

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Toyota researchers show superior performance for tin anode for Mg-ion batteries with conventional electrolytes

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Researchers at the Toyota Research Institute of North America (TRINA) have developed an insertion-type tin (Sn) anode material for use in a magnesium-ion (Mg-ion) battery ( earlier post ) that shows superior operating voltages and capacity. They confirmed the material’s performance in rechargeable Mg-ion batteries by coupling it with a Mo 6 S 8 cathode in a conventional battery electrolyte—that necessary compatibility and cyclability being an important result, they noted.

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Audi TechDay e-mobility, Part 2: systems and components

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Audi distinguishes between two basic types of lithium-ion battery. At present, lithium-ion batteries in the automotive sector have an energy density of about 0.14 Audi expects the price per kWh for Li-ion batteries to be halved over the next ten years.

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