Umicore to build cathode active material plant in Canada

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Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. For Umicore this investment represents the final step in establishing a global production presence with battery material value chains that are regionally fully integrated to support its customers in their fast transformation towards sustainable electric mobility.

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QuantumScape builds prototype 24-layer cells; A-sample candidates

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In its Q2 letter to shareholders, solid-state battery company QuantumScape reported successfully building and testing ts first prototype 24-layer cells. The 24-layer cells show similar early capacity retention behavior to the company’s earlier single-, four-, 10- and 16-layer cells. This is an important result because, as we have previously indicated, 24-layer cells represent A-sample candidates for some automotive OEMs.


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Volvo Penta, TICO complete build of prototype electric terminal tractor

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Volvo Penta and TICO have completed the build of the first terminal tractor prototypes powered by Volvo Penta’s electric driveline. TICO will build a series of prototypes in close collaboration with Volvo Penta.

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ChargePoint and Charge Across Town partner with CEC for EV chargers at apartment buildings and condo complexes

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California-based ChargePoint, a leading electric vehicle (EV) charging network, is partnering with Charge Across Town and the State of California to deploy hundreds of EV chargers at multifamily properties such as apartment buildings and condo complexes across the state.

Considering a VW Kit Car Build

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I have posted here before with a different VW kit car build which was a 72v Wilderness EV kit in a Bentley kit body roadster. Pretty straight forward and easy build. Considering a VW Kit Car Build. All EV Conversions and BuildsAt that time I was using Trojan 12v LA batteries. Recently I purchased another VW kit car that has from what I can tell a pretty complete set up. The body and chassis are trashed but I have another VW kit car that I'm thinking about using it in.

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First 35 State plans to build out EV charging infrastructure approved; more than $900M in FY22 and FY23 funding

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With this early approval, these states can now unlock more than $900 million in NEVI formula funding from FY22 and FY23 to help build EV chargers across approximately 53,000 miles of highway across the country.

Northvolt to build third gigafactory in Germany

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If you use coal in your production, you embed a fair amount of CO 2 into your battery, but if we use clean energy, we can build a very sustainable product. Northvolt intends to establish a battery gigafactory in Heide, Schleswig-Holstein, northern Germany. With an annual potential production capacity of 60 GWh, Northvolt Drei will deliver a supply of sustainably produced lithium-ion batteries to the European market, sufficient for some one million electric vehicles.

PPPL researchers find way to build high-temperature superconducting magnets for fusion devices

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Researchers at the US Department of Energy’s (DOE) Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory (PPPL) have found a way to build high-temperature superconducting magnets made of material that conducts electricity with little or no resistance at temperatures warmer than before.

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Dürr builds high automation paint shop for Ford in Mexico

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Designed as a U-turn layout, the modular ovens are located outside so the car bodies can leave the building, go through the ovens, and then return indoors. Dürr has built a high-tech paint shop for Ford in Hermosillo, Mexico, in order to accommodate a new vehicle that Ford will be producing.

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Unifrax to build large-scale silicon fiber anode manufacturing line

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Unifrax, a global manufacturer of high-performance specialty materials, plans to build its first large-scale SiFAB (silicon fiber anode material) manufacturing line at its north central Indiana facility.

Impact Clean Power to build gigafactory in Poland

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Poland-based Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. ICPT ), a manufacturer of battery systems for transportation, robotics and stationary energy storage in Europe, has begun construction of GigafactoryX. The investment will boost the company’s production capacity to up to 5 GWh per year, up from its current 1 MWh per day. Battery systems will be based on lithium-ion cells using LTO, LFP and NMC chemistries. The start of production is planned for 2024.

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Polestar 6 LA Concept edition build slots sell out in one week

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Polestar, the Swedish electric performance car company, announced that all 500 build slots were reserved online within a week of the production announcement for the Polestar 6 LA Concept edition.

Hyundai Motor Group to build $5.54B EV plant and battery factory in Georgia

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Hyundai Motor Group (HMG) entered into an agreement with the State of Georgia to build its first dedicated full electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the US. We decided to build our first dedicated EV plant in the US because America embraces change and drives innovation.

Wolfspeed to build largest silicon carbide materials facility; Phase 1 for $1.3B

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Wolfspeed, a global leader in Silicon Carbide technology, will build a new multi-billion-dollar Materials manufacturing facility in Chatham County, North Carolina.

Should a tax on the rich help build EV infrastructure?

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Californians will vote later this year on whether to tax the wealthy to fund EV incentives and charging infrastructure. Proposition 30 would increase taxes on California residents who make over $2 million a year by 1.75% and direct the state to use that added revenue—estimated at $3.5

Tax 152 partners with Geely affiliates to build robotaxi fleet

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has entered into a strategic partnership with Geely's ride-hailing unit Cao Cao Mobility and the Geely Intelligent Driving Center to build a robotaxi fleet within the year. partners with Geely affiliates to build robotaxi fleet appeared first on CnEVPost.

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Wärtsilä and Grieg to build green ammonia-fueled tanker

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The technology group Wärtsilä and Grieg Edge, the innovation hub of Norwegian shipping group Grieg Star, are jointly running a project to launch an ammonia-fueled tanker producing no greenhouse gas emissions by 2024.

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Building materials recycler switches fleet to Neste renewable diesel

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Our environmental track record and continual efforts to help our customers build more sustainable communities played a major role in our decision to use renewable diesel in our fleet.

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Johnson Matthey building £80M hydrogen fuel cell component gigafactory

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Johnson Matthey (JM) is building an £80-million (US$96-million ) gigafactory at its existing site in Royston, UK, to scale up the manufacture of hydrogen fuel cell components. Earlier this year, JM announced a refreshed strategy, with an ambition to be the market leader in performance components for fuel cells and electrolyzers, targeting more than £200 million sales in hydrogen technologies by end of 2024/25.

Rock Tech Lithium to build Europe’s first lithium converter in Germany

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Rock Tech Lithium intends to build Europe’s first lithium converter—a production plant for battery-grade lithium hydroxide—in Guben, Brandenburg, Germany.

Canada-based ElectraMeccanica to build SOLO EVs in Arizona

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ElectraMeccanica Vehicles Corp. , a Canada-based designer and manufacturer of electric vehicles, has selected Mesa, AZ, for its US assembly facility and engineering technical center. Phoenix ranks as the fifth-largest city in the US according to 2020 census data, with nearly 1.8 million residents.

LOTTE Chemical, LOTTE Aluminum to build $238.7M cathode foil plant in Kentucky

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LOTTE Chemical announced a joint venture with LOTTE Aluminium to build a manufacturing facility in Elizabethtown, Kentucky to produce 36,000 tons of cathode foil, a type of ultra-thin aluminum foil that is a core material used in EV batteries. Cathode foil is one of the four major components of lithium-ion batteries. It supports the cathode active material that determines the capacity and voltage of the secondary battery, and at the same time serves as a passage for electrons.

Intel to invest $20B to build two processor factories in Ohio

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To support the development of the new site, Intel pledged an additional $100 million toward partnerships with educational institutions to build a pipeline of talent and bolster research programs in the region.

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Hyundai Casper EV? Just build it

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Just build it appeared first on EV Central. It’s chunky, funky and called Casper; Hyundai’s personality-packed city SUV currently only for sale in the Korean market. Now, how about an electric version?

Proterra to build third US battery factory for commercial electric vehicles 

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Proterra to build third US battery factory for commercial electric vehicles . Read further to know more about Proterra to build a third US battery factory. . Proterra to build third US battery factory.

Parallel Systems raises $50M Series A to build autonomous battery-electric rail cars that move freight

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million in Series A funds to build autonomous battery-electric rail vehicles that move freight. The funds will be used to build a fleet of rail vehicles, execute advanced testing programs and grow the team.

Foxconn to build EV ecosystem and battery production chain in Kaohsiung, Taiwan

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Foxconn plans to build an EV ecosystem and a complete battery production chain in the southern city as part of its ambition to expand into the EV industry, ranging from the development of EVs to the production of battery packs and cells, and energy storage systems.

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Tesla is building four enormous Supercharger locations in California


Tesla is currently building four enormous Supercharger locations in California. Tesla is building four Supercharger locations in California after recieving grants from the California state government.

Chinese team builds world's first unmanned bulldozer

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The post Chinese team builds world's first unmanned bulldozer appeared first on CnEVPost. The unmanned bulldozer has undergone nearly 100 tests and has been able to execute commands precisely. For more articles, please visit CnEVPost. Self-driving

Volkswagen Group building 3rd MEB EV plant in China

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Volkswagen Group China has begun construction of an all-new MEB plant at Volkswagen Anhui.

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JFE Steel, Emirates Steel and Itochu to study building supply chain for low-carbon ironmaking

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Based on a previously completed viability study, the detailed feasibility studies will focus on building a supply chain.

Ford to invest £230M to transform UK Halewood transmission operations to build EV power units

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Ford announced that it intends to invest up to £230 million (US$316 million) at its Halewood vehicle transmission facility to transform it to build electric power units for future Ford all-electric passenger and commercial vehicles sold in Europe.

Nutrien to build world’s largest clean ammonia production facility; LOI with Mitsubishi for up to 40% offtake for fuel

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is evaluating Geismar, LA as the site to build the world’s largest clean ammonia facility. Building on the company’s expertise in low-carbon ammonia production, clean ammonia will be manufactured using innovative technology to achieve at least a 90% reduction in CO 2 emissions.

TECO 2030 leading project to build hydrogen-powered high-speed vessel for the Port of Narvik

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Together with eight project partners, it is now seeking public funding to build one of the world’s first hydrogen-powered high-speed vessels. The Port of Narvik in northern Norway needs a new workboat which should be both fast and emissions-free.

CATL to build €7.34 billion battery production base in Hungary

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The post CATL to build €7.34 NIO's battery swap station plant in Hungary will be operational in September, about two hours from CATL's planned battery production base in the country. billion battery production base in Hungary appeared first on CnEVPost.

Arrival (ARVL) successfully builds its first electric Van using novel Microfactory model


The post Arrival (ARVL) successfully builds its first electric Van using novel Microfactory model appeared first on Electrek. EV startup Arrival has completed a huge step in bringing its first commercial EV into production, particularly in the way its flagship Van is being assembled.

Shell to start building Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant: Holland Hydrogen I

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subsidiaries of Shell plc, have taken the final investment decision to build Holland Hydrogen I, which will be Europe’s largest renewable hydrogen plant once operational in 2025. Shell Nederland B.V. and Shell Overseas Investments B.V.,

Tesla considers building battery-grade lithium refining facility in TX


Tesla considers building battery grade lithium refining facility in TX by Maria Merano on Scribd. The post Tesla considers building battery-grade lithium refining facility in TX appeared first on TESLARATI.

DoD selects BWXT to build Project Pele prototype advanced microreactor; delivery to INL in 2024

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BWXT) will build the first advanced nuclear microreactor in the United States under a contract awarded by the US Department of Defense (DoD) Strategic Capabilities Office (SCO). BWX Technologies, Inc. The Project Pele full-scale transportable microreactor prototype will be completed and delivered in 2024 for testing at the Idaho National Laboratory.

Why We Need Building Performance Standards in Massachusetts & Rhode Island

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Recently, we posted a blog on one policy, the Clean Heat Standard, to decarbonize the building sector. With this blog, we will explore a complimentary policy – Building Performance Standards (BPS). Background.

Volvo Cars building €1.2B EV manufacturing plant in Slovakia; third in Europe

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Volvo Cars will build a third manufacturing plant in Europe, positioning the company well to meet the continued demand from its customers for electric cars and capture future growth potential.

GM building new center for next-generation battery cell technology

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The facility will build on more than a decade of advanced battery development at GM Research and Development. The facility is expected to build its first prototype cells in the fourth quarter of 2022.

Topsoe confirms FID to build world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer plant; company’s biggest single investment

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The Board of Topsoe has made the final investment decision (FID) to begin construction of the world’s largest SOEC electrolyzer manufacturing plant in Herning, Denmark. Plant manufacturing capacity is 500 MW per year with an option to expand to 5 GW. Rendering of SOEC electrolyzer plant.