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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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The second-generation Toyota C-HR will be produced at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT) in Sakarya—about 150 km east of Istanbul. Its eight European manufacturing plants are located in Portugal, the UK, France, Poland, Czech Republic and Turkey.

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UCalgary, Rice team uses flash joule heating to manufacture graphene from petroleum waste

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Graphene Manufacturing OilA team from the University of Calgary and Rice University has used flash joule heating (FJH) ( earlier post ) to convert low-value asphaltenes—a by-product of crude oil refining—into a high-value carbon allotrope, asphaltene-derived flash graphene (AFG).

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DOE announces $2.5B loan to Ultium Cells for three US battery cell manufacturing facilities

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The US Department of Energy (DOE), through its Loan Programs Office (LPO), announced the closing of a $2.5-billion loan to Ultium Cells LLC to help finance the construction of new lithium-ion battery cell manufacturing facilities in Ohio, Tennessee, and Michigan.

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BMW Group opens new Additive Manufacturing Campus

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The BMW Group has officially opened its new Additive Manufacturing Campus. The €15-million campus will allow the BMW Group to develop its position as technology leader in the utilization of additive manufacturing in the automotive industry.

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DOE: EV battery manufacturing capacity in N America in 2030 projected to be nearly 20 times greater than in 2021

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A wave of new planned electric vehicle battery plants will increase North America’s battery manufacturing capacity from 55 Gigawatt-hours per year (GWh/year) in 2021 to 998 GWh/year by 2030, according to the US Department of Energy (DOE). Batteries Forecasts Manufacturing Market Background

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Bosch leading major research project on software-defined manufacturing

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Today, it often takes months, and sometimes years, for the technical elements of the manufacturing chain for a new model to be put in place, from supplier to final assembly. approaches, we are getting one step closer to adaptable manufacturing.

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DOE awarding $1.16B to 9 battery component manufacturing projects as part of $2.8B funding

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billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. billion will go to 9 projects in the component manufacturing segment of the supply chain.

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Ford using autonomous mobile robot to operate 3D printers at Advanced Manufacturing Center

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At Ford’s Advanced Manufacturing Center, a mobile robot from KUKA operates the 3D printers completely on its own. This new process has the ability to change the way we use robotics in our manufacturing facilities. 3D printing Manufacturing Robotics Vehicle Manufacturers

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Sakuú selects Porsche Consulting for design of commercial-scale battery manufacturing plants

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Sakuú, the developer of 3D-printed Swift Print solid-state battery technology ( earlier post ), has selected Porsche Consulting, a subsidiary of the automotive manufacturer Porsche, to lead all aspects of design for its planned global gigafactories. 3D printing Batteries Manufacturing Market Background Solid-state

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DOE awarding $1.16B to 9 battery component manufacturing projects as part of $2.8B funding

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billion to 21 projects to expand domestic manufacturing of batteries for electric vehicles (EVs) and the electrical grid and for materials and components currently imported from other countries. billion will go to 9 projects in the component manufacturing segment of the supply chain.

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EV battery manufacturing expert network launched: Batteryline.com

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Batteryline.com introduces a new network website for experts in the manufacturing of EV batteries based on the need for more knowledge in the related automotive industry. Batterline’s specific expertise focuses on 5 steps of the future battery manufacturing lines: Production of the casings from cylindrical, prismatic and pouch cells. The supply chain of battery manufacturing will chance. The manufacturing of the battery cells, modules and packs will change.

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BMW Group to open Cell Manufacturing Competence Center this fall

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The BMW Group will open its Cell Manufacturing Competence Center (CCMC) in the fall. BMW Group Battery Cell Manufacturing Competence Center / CMCC in Parsdorf near Munich (under construction); May 2022. The BMW Group sources battery cells from leading cell manufacturers.

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DOE labs using exascale computing to advance additive manufacturing

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ExaAM seeks to use exascale simulation to enable the design of additive manufacturing (AM) components with location-specific properties and the acceleration of performance. Coupled multiscale physical phenomena inherent in metal additive manufacturing.

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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. SiFAB can be mixed into anode slurry with existing battery manufacturing processes.

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Canoo announces EV battery module manufacturing facility in Oklahoma

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Canoo has announced a battery module manufacturing facility at MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor, OK. The new facility will expand Canoo’s manufacturing and employment footprint in the region. GWh of battery module manufacturing capacity. Canoo has refined and validated its battery module manufacturing over recent months and is awaiting delivery of machinery at the new facility. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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ABB develops In Line Coloring system for lubricant manufacturing

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It has been adopted stringently by the automotive industry to help identify different components in manufacturing and assembly of cars. Lubricating Oils Manufacturing Market Background

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Ford receives DOE HPC4Mfg award to optimize process for electrode drying in battery manufacturing

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The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $1.8-million investment from the High-Performance Computing for Manufacturing (HPC4Mfg) program for six teams which will tap into the US National Laboratories’ high-performance computing (HPC) resources to help manufacturers streamline their processes, increase their productivity, and lower their carbon footprint. Batteries High Performance Computing Manufacturing Market Background

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ABB expands EV charger manufacturing in US

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ABB E-mobility, a leader in electric vehicle (EV) charging infrastructure, today announced new manufacturing operations in Columbia, South Carolina. The operation builds on ABB E-mobility’s existing US manufacturing operations which produce transit bus chargers that range from 150kW to 450kW. Electric (Battery) Infrastructure Manufacturing

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ZF joins Open Manufacturing Platform

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ZF Friedrichshafen AG is joining the Open Manufacturing Platform (OMP), which was announced in 2019 by the BMW Group and Microsoft. The aim of this initiative is to enable faster and more cost-effective innovations in the manufacturing industry. Internet of Things Manufacturing

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Archer Aviation selects site in Georgia for eVTOL manufacturing facility

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11/14/2022 The selection of the site for its manufacturing facility represents a key next step as Archer works towards its goal of being first in the industry to bring up a high-capacity production facility. Archer Aviation plans to locate its eVTOL manufacturing facility in Covington, Georgia at a site adjacent to the Covington Municipal Airport. The planned eVTOL aircraft manufacturing facility is expected to create more than 1,000 jobs over the long term.

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Proterra opens EV battery manufacturing line in electric bus factory

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Proterra has opened a new battery production line co-located in its EV bus manufacturing facility in Los Angeles County. The new battery production line will manufacture Proterra’s battery packs featuring next-generation cells. Batteries Bus Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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EVR Motors signs fourth commercial agreement in India and establishes Indian manufacturing facility

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As a result, EVR’s electric motors, are expected to be supplied to vehicle manufacturers in multiple categories from the second half of 2023. EVR India will include a team of about 30 people for engineering, manufacturing, sourcing, and customer support.

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GM boosting face mask production; sharing mask manufacturing plans

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In addition, the company has shared its manufacturing plans with GM suppliers along with the Original Equipment Suppliers Association and the Michigan Manufacturers Association ( MMA ) to help other manufacturers ramp up their own production efforts.

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XPeng to double EV manufacturing at Zhaoqing to 200,000 units per year

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Chinese EV manufacturer XPeng signed an agreement with the Zhaoqing Municipal Government and the Zhaoqing High Technology Industry Development Zone to build the Phase Two expansion project of the XPeng Zhaoqing Smart EV Manufacturing Base located in Guangdong Province.

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Ballard to invest $130M in MEA manufacturing facility and R&D center in Shanghai

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Ballard Power Systems announced its strategy ‘local for local’ whereby it plans to deepen its global manufacturing footprint in Europe, the United States and China to support global market demand growth through 2030. Current Ballard global manufacturing capacity.

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DOE AMO awards Amprius $1M to advance manufacturing process of nano-wire silicon anodes

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The program will enable Amprius to accelerate the development of its high-volume production process for its nanowire-based silicon anode using a deposition system presently in use today for manufacturing solar cells. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Materials

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Natron collaborates with Clarios on first mass manufacturing of Sodium-ion batteries

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Natron Energy, a manufacturer of sodium-ion batteries, and Clarios International Inc., a manufacturer of low-voltage advanced battery technologies for mobility, will collaborate to manufacture the first mass-produced sodium-ion batteries. Batteries Manufacturing

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Avass Group to manufacture EVs, lithium batteries in Saudi Arabia

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Australia-based Avass Group recently signed an agreement with Saudi Arabia to jointly manufacture electric vehicles and lithium batteries. The agreement bolsters Avass Group’s plans to mass manufacture full electric buses and lithium batteries in Saudi. At a time when more and more countries are trying to reduce their carbon footprint, it’s imperative to boost manufacturing of EVs to meet this goal. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Market Background

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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. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Ideanomics acquires EV truck manufacturer VIA Motors

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VIA Motors, a commercial electric truck manufacturer, has been acquired by global EV company Ideanomics. The post Ideanomics acquires EV truck manufacturer VIA Motors appeared first on TESLARATI.

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SEAT manufacturing automated ventilators with adapted windshield wiper motors

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Taking an assembly line that manufactures subframes, a car part, and adapting it to make ventilators has been a lengthy, difficult job involving many areas of the company, and we managed to do it in the record time of one week. Health Manufacturing Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Factorial Energy to open new solid-state EV battery development and manufacturing facility in Methuen, MA

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Factorial Energy, a developer of solid-state battery technology for electric vehicle (EV) applications, will establish a new advanced manufacturing facility in the Boston suburb of Methuen, Mass. The existing 67,000 square-foot building on the site will undergo extensive buildout to house Factorial’s pilot production facility, which will manufacture automotive-sized solid-state batteries at pre-production speed and volume. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Solid-state

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European electrolyzer manufacturers commit to boosting capacity tenfold by 2025

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European Commissioner for Internal Market Thierry Breton and European electrolyzer manufacturers last week met in Brussels to discuss how to increase industry’s capacity to produce electrolyzers used to produce clean hydrogen. The Commissioner and 20 industry CEOs signed a Joint Declaration whereby industry committed to a tenfold increase of its electrolyzer manufacturing capacities to reach 17.5

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ABB unveils new battery manufacturing methodology to fast-track speed to market for greenfield plants

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ABB recently unveiled its new Plant Optimization Methodology for battery manufacturing, presenting how greenfield battery sites can jumpstart global operations. In doing so, it compresses manufacturing schedules, reduces start up hours and delivers CAPEX and OPEX savings.

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Chinese manufacturers to ramp up production of graphene nanotube dispersions for EV batteries

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Electric vehicle manufacturers are searching for a significant increase in energy density, an improvement of fast-charging capabilities, and a reduced cost for lithium-ion batteries. Batteries Electric (Battery) Graphene Manufacturing Materials

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Electrified Automation awarded £6M to further development of new manufacturing process for electric motors; PIMMS

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million) in government funding to further develop its innovative process for manufacturing electric motors that are more cost-competitive, powerful and efficient than many of the products currently available in the marketplace. PIMMS (Process Innovations for electric Motor Manufacturing Solutions) is a consortium including Electrified Automation, Winman and Aspire Engineering. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Market Background Motors

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Volvo C40 Recharge LCA highlights huge potential of manufacturing and charging EVs with clean energy

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Materials production and refining, battery module production and manufacturing at Volvo Cars for a C40 Recharge results in nearly 70% higher GHG emissions compared to an XC40 ICE (E5 gasoline). Electric (Battery) Lifecycle analysis Vehicle Manufacturers

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Sylvatex developing new lower-cost CAM manufacturing process for Li-ion batteries

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Improvements to the manufacturing of CAM are critical to meeting the long-term demand for batteries and exceeding EV automakers’ cost reduction targets. Batteries Manufacturing Materials

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Solid Power and BMW deepen joint development partnership with license to cell design and manufacturing know-how

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Under an expanded Joint Development Agreement, Solid Power has granted the BMW Group a research and development license to Solid Power’s all-solid-state cell design and manufacturing know-how. The broadened relationship provides significant benefits to both companies, including conducting complementary cell development and manufacturing activities at both Solid Power and the BMW Group to further advance the capability of Solid Power’s technology.

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Na-ion battery developer Faradion collaborating with battery manufacturer AMTE Power

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UK-based battery manufacturer AMTE Power and Faradion Ltd. , a leader in non-aqueous sodium-ion battery technolog ( earlier post ), announced a collaboration which combines Faradion’s IP with AMTE Power’s design and manufacturing capabilities. Batteries Manufacturing

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New $60M DOE funding to increase energy efficiency in manufacturing

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To date, the IACs program, one of DOE’s longest-running programs managed by the Advanced Manufacturing Office (AMO), has provided nearly 20,000 no-cost assessments for small- and medium-sized manufacturers and more than 147,000 recommendations for improvement measures.

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Bowen hints Australia could kickstart local EV manufacturing

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Minister for climate change and energy Chris Bowen hints that Australia will pave the way for domestic electric vehicle and battery manufacturing. The post Bowen hints Australia could kickstart local EV manufacturing appeared first on The Driven.

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Fujifilm invests $20M in 24M, licenses SemiSolid manufacturing platform

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24M) has licensed its SemiSolid manufacturing platform ( earlier post ) to Fujifilm Corporation. The chemistry-agnostic 24M SemiSolid manufacturing platform enables higher energy densities, lower costs, unmatched recyclability and increased safety for next-generation batteries. We will qualify the mass production of SemiSolid lithium-ion batteries and continue to enhance the technology to expand opportunities for the SemiSolid manufacturing platform. 24M Technologies, Inc.