Hyundai Mobis building third core EV parts plant in Korea

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Hyundai Mobis is building its third core parts plant for electric vehicles in Pyeongtaek, Gyeonggi-do, Korea, following plants in Chungju and Ulsan. From the second half of next year, the new plant is expected to mass-produce 150,000 EV-specific module parts per year. Hyundai Mobis’ investment in the Pyeongtaek plant is in line with the company’s strategy of leading the electric vehicle core parts market.

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Nissan field testing new mobility services as part of building sustainable future community in Japan

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Nissan began a field test of new mobility services as part of a partnership to promote future community building in Japan.

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Tesla supplier Pegatron is building a parts plant in Texas

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Recent reports have indicated that Taiwan’s Pegatron has selected a site in El Paso, Texas, for an upcoming production facility that would provide parts for American electric car maker Tesla. The post Tesla supplier Pegatron is building a parts plant in Texas appeared first on TESLARATI.

1996 chevy s-10 conversion (part 2)

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I feel like the old build thread had a lot of pre-amble before I even got to any building, so I am going to start a fresh topic. 1996 chevy s-10 conversion (part 2). All EV Conversions and BuildsAfter a long summer break, it is time to get back to my project. For anyone who has not been following along, I thought I would summarize the progress to date. Jan 2020: Bought my donor vehicle, a 1996 chevy S-10. Feb 2020: Bought a Tesla/Mercedes battery pack.

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.

CSIRO receives $1 million in funding for hydrogen refueling station as part of VH2

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Construction will take place as part of the development of VH2—a new hydrogen production and storage demonstration facility, where CSIRO, Swinburne and their partners will test real world uses for hydrogen technology.

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Daimler, partners building next-gen additive manufacturing process pilot production line for spare parts

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NextGenAM partners Premium AEROTEC, EOS and Daimler are building a pilot production line for a next-generation automated additive manufacturing (AM) process. Retainer of the truck diesel engine—the first spare part of the partner pilot project NextGenAM, from Daimler, Premium AEROTEC and EOS. The key for production is a scalable additive production chain, which is fully automated right through to the point where the printed parts are mechanically sawn off the build platform.

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SpaceX is building launch pad tanks out of Starship parts and that’s a big deal

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SpaceX has begun installing the first of numerous propellant storage tanks at its first orbital South Texas launch facilities – a mostly ordinary and expected step made extraordinary by the fact that those tanks will be built out of Starship parts.

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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.

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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Volkswagen Group building 3rd MEB EV plant in China

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As China is the world’s largest single market for NEV vehicles, we need to strengthen our local competence, and Volkswagen Anhui is a significant part of it. The new body shop will cover roughly 141,000 m 2 and makes up part of the total project area, together covering around 500,000 m 2.

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Plug Power invited to submit Part II Application for proposed $520M DOE loan guarantee for green hydrogen production network

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has been invited to submit a Part II Application for a loan guarantee under the US Department of Energy (DOE) Title XVII Loan Guarantee Program. Plug Power says it will work closely with the DOE to fulfill the requirements of Part II of the application process. Plug Power Inc.

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Ford testing 3D printing of large-scale parts using Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer

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Ford Motor Company is exploring how large-scale one-piece auto parts, such as spoilers, could be printed for prototyping and future production vehicles, as the first automaker to pilot the Stratasys Infinite Build 3D printer. 3D printing could bring immense benefits for automotive production, including the ability to produce lighter-weight parts that could lead to greater fuel efficiency.

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Rolls-Royce starts build of UltraFan aero-engine; 25% fuel efficiency improvement over first generation Trent

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Rolls-Royce has officially started building the world’s largest aero-engine, UltraFan. As engine build starts, other key parts are already coming together for delivery to Derby.

Raven SR & Hyzon Motors to build up to 100 waste-to-hydrogen hubs

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a global supplier of hydrogen fuel cell-powered commercial vehicles, announced a joint venture to build up to 100 hydrogen hubs across the United States and globally. As part of the agreement, Hyzon is acquiring a minority interest in Raven SR.

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Lynas to build US light rare earths separation facility

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Australia-based Lynas Rare Earths Limited entered into an agreement with the US Government to build a commercial Light Rare Earths separation plant in the United States, through a wholly owned subsidiary, Lynas USA LLC. This project is scheduled to be completed in accordance with the Department of Defense timetable and as part of the Lynas 2025 plan.

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Diakont part of ARPA-E program REPAIR program for pipelines

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Diakont is part of a team that was awarded $5 million in funding from the US Department of Energy’s Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA-E) Rapid Encapsulation of Pipelines Avoiding Intensive Replacement (REPAIR) program ( earlier post ) to develop new technologies for rehabilitating legacy cast iron and bare steel natural gas distribution pipelines, by building new, robust replacement pipe inside the existing pipelines.

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BMW Group spare parts logistics center piloting autonomous transport platforms

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The BMW Group’s worldwide spare parts logistics center in Dingolfing has recently started piloting autonomous transport platforms. The electrically powered AutoBox helps to move incoming spare parts efficiently from the freight dock to the warehouse. The aim of the AutoBox pilot project is to automate long distances in the Dynamics Center using the transport platform and to connect more distant parts of the building. Humans load the AutoBox with incoming parts.

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Foxconn partnering with Thailand’s PTT to build EVs; MIH open EV platform

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Automobile players in Thailand that wish to assemble electric vehicles will be able to access the entire value chain of services offered by a newly formed JV being set up as part of this project. The new platform will entail an ecosystem combining technologies across the EV value chain, including auto parts manufacturing.

LG Chem to invest $5.3B in battery materials by 2025; part of $8.8B investment in new growth engines

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The investment is part of a 10 trillion KRW (US$8.8 For the separation membrane business, LG Chem is reviewing M&As and JVs with companies having marketability such as technologies and clients to quickly enhance business capacities, while also planning to build a global production base as soon as possible. LG Chem will invest 6 trillion KRW (US$5.3

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Can't Afford Tesla Plaid? Can You Build It By Swapping Parts?

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Will a 2021 refreshed Model S center console fit and work in an older Model S

Ford to build new EV and battery plants in Tennessee & Kentucky; $11.4B total investment in two mega-sites; 129 GWh/year total

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Ford Motor Company will build two new massive, environmentally and technologically advanced campuses in Tennessee and Kentucky that will produce the next generation of electric F-Series trucks and the batteries to power future electric Ford and Lincoln vehicles.

BASF investing €16M into tire pyrolysis oil company Pyrum as part of ChemCycling project

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BASF will uptake most of the pyrolysis oil and process it into new chemical products by using a mass balance approach as part of its ChemCycling project. Furthermore, Pyrum intends to build additional tire pyrolysis plants together with interested partners.

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ELMS and Thermo King partner to build all-electric refrigerated delivery van prototype

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ELMS) ( earlier post ) and Thermo King, a strategic brand of Trane Technologies plc, plan to build an all-electric refrigerated delivery van. As part of the collaboration, Thermo King will integrate its E-200 all-electric refrigeration unit into the ELMS’ Urban Delivery electric vehicle (EV).

Shell to build one of Europe’s biggest biofuels facilities for SAF and renewable diesel; 820,000 tonnes/year

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Royal Dutch Shell will build an 820,000-tonnes-a-year biofuels facility at the Shell Energy and Chemicals Park Rotterdam, the Netherlands, formerly known as the Pernis refinery. As part of its Powering Progress strategy, Shell is transforming its refineries (14 as of October 2020) into five energy and chemicals parks. The biofuels project complements Shell’s plans to build a 200-megawatt hydrogen electrolyzer in the Port of Rotterdam.

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Honda begins making vital ventilator parts for Dynaflo

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The process was developed using production know-how from Honda’s experienced manufacturing associates, including parts tracking, build timing, quality checks and lot control. The training has provided Honda associates the ability to build and quality test the devices prior to shipping. Honda has begun producing and delivering critical components for the production of much-needed ventilators to Dynaflo Inc. of Reading, Penn.

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Plug Power to build green hydrogen plant in Georgia

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Plug Power plans to build a green hydrogen production plant in Camden County, Georgia, to serve customers across the southeastern United States. Together with Plug Power’s existing plant in Tennessee, acquired in 2020 as part of its vertical integration strategy, and its PEM stack and electrolyzer Innovation Center in Rochester, NY, this plant further strengthens the company’s position in advancing the clean hydrogen ecosystem.

Tesla’s entry in India must benefit local auto part suppliers

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This morning, it was reported that India-based auto suppliers and car part makers want Tesla’s entrance to benefit local suppliers. Auto part suppliers are taking the stance of the Indian government, as well.

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Haldor Topsoe to build large-scale SOEC electrolyzer manufacturing facility to meet customer needs for green hydrogen

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It basically consists of three parts: an anode, a cathode and an electrolyte. Haldor Topsoe will invest in a manufacturing facility producing highly efficient solid oxide electrolyzers (SOEC) with a total capacity of 500 megawatt per year with the option to expand to 5 gigawatt per year.

Group14 Technologies and SK materials form JV to build plant for lithium-silicon battery materials

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Group14 Technologies, a global provider of silicon-carbon composite materials for lithium-ion markets, and SK materials, one of the world’s top manufacturers of special gases and industrial gases, are forming a joint venture to build a factory for lithium-silicon battery materials in South Korea.

Linde to build, own and operate 24MW PEM electrolyzer for green hydrogen

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Linde will build , own and operate a 24MW PEM (Proton Exchange Membrane) electrolyzer plant at the Leuna Chemical Complex in Germany. It is part of the solution to help reduce carbon dioxide emissions across many industries, including chemicals and refining. The new 24-megawatt electrolyzer will produce green hydrogen to supply Linde’s industrial customers through the company’s existing pipeline network.

ABB leads electrification and automation innovation as part of Sustainable Underground Mining future mine project

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ABB has provided electrification, connected control and operations management systems, high-visualization and mobile operator workplaces as part of a global mining partnership to visualize a once-in-a-generation technology shift and reduce climate impact. Test work in LKAB’s Kiruna mine, northern Sweden, as well as a virtual test mine will study the best way to build a carbon dioxide free and autonomous production system.

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Nornickel, Rosatom and FESRC to design and build LNG-icebreaker to escort Nornickel ships along Northern Sea Route

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Parts are free of ice for only two months per year. As part of this partnership, Federal State Unitary Enterprise Atomflot is expected to operate Nornickel’s future icebreaker fueled by diesel and LNG.

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FLITE consortium building Europe’s first Alcohol-to-Jet plant; Lanzatech technology

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The FLITE (Fuel via Low Carbon Integrated Technology from Ethanol) consortium, led by SkyNRG and with LanzaTech as the technology provider, will build the first-of-its-kind LanzaJet Alcohol to Jet (AtJ) facility. Ambitious targets are proposed as part of the European Green Deal ‘Sustainable and smart mobility’ policy and the new legislative initiative ‘EU ReFuelEU Aviation’.

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Tesla’s 5-year lead against rivals validated by auto parts giant

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Tesla may be shunning numerous conventions when it builds its electric cars, but it appears that the company does know what it’s doing. This is, at least, according to auto parts giant Ningbo Tuopu Group Co.,

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Over 90% of Tesla China’s Model 3 and Model Y parts now sourced locally: report

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Tesla’s localization of its supply chain for the Made-in-China Model 3 and Model Y seems to be going well, with recent reports from local media outlets stating that over 90% of the all-electric vehicles’ parts are now being sourced from domestic companies.

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TSMC to Build Chip Fab in Japan

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TSMC), the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, announced in an online earnings briefing Thursday that it would build a semiconductor plant in Japan. The announcement comes just a few months after the chip giant announced its intention to build a $12 billion fab in Arizona.

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SpaceX installs first parts of tower meant to catch Starship boosters

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Teased several times by CEO Elon Musk over the last six or so months, SpaceX or its stubborn leader seem to have decided somewhere along the way that the same tower could potentially catch those building-sized rocket stages, too.

BMW Group to build new pilot plant to produce Li-ion cells

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Building on know-how from the Battery Cell Competence Center and, later, also from the pilot plant, the BMW Group will bring optimal battery cell technology to series maturity within the shortest implementation time possible and enable suppliers for battery cell production to its own specifications.

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Carbon and Automobili Lamborghini partner to manufacture digitally auto parts at scale

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Lamborghini’s first production parts using Carbon’s technology are a new textured fuel cap with the Urus label and a clip component for an air duct. Both parts are on Lamborghini’s Super SUV, the Urus model, which was first introduced in 2018. Parts printed with DLS are much more like injection-molded parts than conventional 3D-printed parts, Carbon says. As a sequence of UV images are projected, the part solidifies and the build platform rises.

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Hyundai Motor Group building new fuel cell system plant in China; first outside of Korea

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As part of this plan, the Group aims to produce 700,000 fuel cells annually to meet demand from various industry sectors. As part of the Group’s effort to foster zero-emission society, Hyundai recently launched HTWO, a new brand to represent its world-leading hydrogen fuel cell system. Hyundai Motor Group signed an investment contract with the government of Guangdong Province to establish an offshore fuel cell system production facility in Guangzhou, China.

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CATL to build new $280M, 80 tpy LFP cathode materials plant in China

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China-based battery maker CATL (Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd) and its subsidiary Shenzhen Dynanonic signed an agreement with Jiang’an county government (located in south-west China’s Sichuan province) to build a lithium iron phosphate (LFP) cathode materials plant with a production capacity of 80 tpy. Roskill attributes a wider use of LFP in EVs partly to technology improvements, boosting driving ranges of EVs, coupled with price competitiveness and safety benefits.

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BASF to build new battery recycling prototype plant at site of cathode materials plant in Germany

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BASF will build a battery recycling prototype plant in Schwarzheide, Germany, at the site of its cathode active materials (CAM) plant. The investment in Schwarzheide reinforces BASF’s support of the European Commission’s agenda towards a European battery production value chain and is part of the “Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI)” approved by the European Commission on 9 December 2019, under the European Union State aid rules.