BorgWarner to supply new 800V SiC inverter to German OEM

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In North America, BorgWarner has secured a contract with a major OEM to supply high voltage inverters for battery electric vehicle (BEV) platforms including a variety of passenger cars and trucks.

British Airways, Phillips 66 sign sustainable aviation fuel supply agreement

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British Airways and Phillips 66 Limited have entered into a multi-year supply agreement for sustainable aviation fuel produced at the Phillips 66 Humber Refinery, making the airline the first in the world to use SAF produced in the UK. The SAF will be supplied to British Airways to power a number of its flights from early 2022. Markets for lower-carbon products are growing, and this agreement demonstrates our ability to supply them.

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Honda to supply 50 Honda e EVs, 35 Power Managers to V2X Suisse for large-scale V2G trial

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Honda will supply 50 Honda e electric vehicles ( earlier post ) to Switzerland’s car-sharing operator, Mobility. This allows for intelligent balancing of the supply and demand of energy, including the better use of renewable sources and supports the stabilisation of the grid.

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Yamaha Motor supplying electric motors for Subaru Tecnica International; to be mounted on STI E-RA EV

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Yamaha Motor will supply Subaru Tecnica International Inc. STI) with hyper-EV electric motor units ( earlier post ) for the STI E-RA EV the company is developing for future motorsport.

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Blink Charging to supply IQ 200 EV chargers to GM dealerships in US and Canada

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Working with leading facility solutions provider ABM, Blink is supplying its IQ 200 Level 2 chargers to participating GM dealerships.

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Nikola and Proterra agree to long-term battery supply for zero-emission Class 8 trucks

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Nikola and Proterra announced a strategic, multi-year supply agreement to power Nikola zero-emission semi-trucks with Proterra’s battery technology. With the growing demand for the Nikola Tre BEV and FCEV, we have actively pursued battery supply through a dual source strategy.

Proterra to supply battery technology for up to 10,000 Lightning emotors electric commercial vehicles

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Under a new multi-year supply agreement, Proterra contracted to supply battery systems totaling more than 900 megawatt hours in battery storage capacity to Lightning eMotors to power up to 10,000 electric commercial vehicles between 2022 and 2025.

Mazda2 Hybrid to be introduced in Europe; OEM model supplied by Toyota

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The Mazda2 Hybrid will be an OEM model supplied by Toyota Motor Europe, a wholly owned subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation, and will be added to the Mazda2 lineup in Europe and sold as Mazda's own brand vehicle.

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EIA: Crude oil demand returns faster than supply, increasing prices and reducing inventories

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The price of US benchmark West Texas Intermediate (WTI) crude oil is near its highest level since 2014, increasing rapidly from low prices in mid-2020 as demand returns faster than supply, according to the US Energy Information Administration (EIA).

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Alstom to supply Italy’s first hydrogen trains

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Alstom will supply six hydrogen fuel cell trains, with the option for eight more, to FNM (Ferrovie Nord Milano), the main transport and mobility group in the Italian region of Lombardy, for a total amount of approximately €160 million.

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Talon Metals to supply Tesla with nickel from Tamarack Project in central Minnesota

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through its US subsidiary Talon Nickel (USA) LLC, entered into an agreement with Tesla for the supply and purchase of nickel concentrate to be produced from the Tamarack Nickel Project in Aitkin County, Minnesota. Talon Metals Corp.,

Argonne study finds rare earth supply disruptions can have long-range impacts

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Disruptions to this supply can have wide-ranging consequences, but the understanding of how those disruptions play out in global markets is limited. Causes of supply disruptions. Rare earth materials are essential to a variety of economic sectors, including healthcare and clean energy.

Renault Group to partner with Terrafame for sustainable nickel supply

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Renault Group and Finland-based metals producer Terrafame have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the future supply of nickel sulfate. Partnership with Terrafame is an important component in realizing our commitment to reach 30% emissions reduction for our supply chain by 2030.

Corvus Energy to supply batteries for five new electric ferries

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The ferries will be equipped with air-cooled Corvus Orca Energy ESS that will supply electrical power to the ferry’s all-electric power and propulsion system.

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Qualcomm to supply chip to Renault for Megane E-Tech Electric

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Qualcomm to supply chip to Renault for Megane E-Tech Electric. A California based Qualcomm Inc announced that it will supply a key computing chip for the digital dashboard in a new Renault SA electric vehicle.

NEDO appoints Toyota and partners to study developing large-scale hydrogen supply chain in Chubu Region

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To materialize large volume of imports, it is important to build supply chains from import terminals to demand locations, and to put priority on identifying challenges and find its solutions.

Hyundai HTWO supplying fuel cell generator to ETCR racing for EV charging

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The hydrogen mobile generation concept can also be implemented to supply power in remote areas where electricity is not accessible, or serve as an emergency power source for data centers and similar applications in the event of a power outage.

Roskill: Myanmar crisis set to disrupt rare earth supply availability

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The coup and resulting state of emergency quickly resulted in concerns in China over metal and mineral supplies from its neighbor. Although the northern states of Myanmar, such as Kachin, have been less affected by the unrest in the country since the coup, there are now reports that the trade of products across the border with China are being impacted, disrupting the rare earth supply, note Roskill analysts David Merriman and Ross Embleton. global supply.

AustroCel Hallein supplying OMV with celluosic ethanol

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In the first year AustroCel Hallein will supply more than 1.5

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FREYR and Glencore sign supply contract for sustainable cobalt, expand collaboration for the responsible supply of battery materials

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FREYR Battery, a developer of clean, next-generation battery cell production capacity and Glencore International AG, one of the world’s largest global diversified natural resource companies, have signed a contract for the supply of up to 1,500 metric tons of high-grade, sustainably-sourced cobalt metal cut cathodes made from partially recycled cobalt produced at Glencore’s Nikkelverk facility in Norway.

BorgWarner supplying dual inverters and iDM220 integrated drive module to Chinese OEMs

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BorgWarner will supply dual inverters for two premier Chinese OEMs. BorgWarner also recently announced it will be supplying its iDM220 integrated drive module to a leading Chinese luxury New Energy Vehicle (NEV) brand.

BMW Group uses Blockchain to drive supply chain transparency: “PartChain”

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The BMW Group is using Blockchain technology in purchasing to ensure the traceability of components and raw materials in multi-stage international supply chains. The automotive industry’s international supply chains are highly complex.

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Toyocolor to supply SK Innovation with Lioaccum conductive CNT dispersions for Li-ion cathodes

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the colorants and functional materials division of Japan’s Toyo Ink Group, will supply the North American and European operations of SK Innovation, a South Korean lithium-ion (li-ion) battery manufacturer, with Toyocolor’s Lioaccum series of conductive carbon nanotube (CNT) dispersions.

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The Truth About EV Supply Chain Emissions

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Some say EVs are great for the environment, others say carbon emissions from the supply chain make them worse that ICE cars. The post The Truth About EV Supply Chain Emissions appeared first on Smart Electric Vehicle (EV) Charging Stations.

BHP to supply nickel to Tesla; focus on supply chain sustainability

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BHP will supply Tesla Inc. and to collaborate with them on ways to make the battery supply chain more sustainable through our shared focus on technology and innovation. It adds to two more nickel supply deals that Tesla has likely secured to lock up its expected demand from 2022 onwards with Prony Resources and Vale.

PPG to supply Cellforce Group with new NMP-free cathode binder

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PPG will supply cathode binder systems which are free of N-Methylpyrrolidone (NMP) solvent, to the Cellforce Group. Cellforce Group (CFG)—the joint venture between Porsche and CUSTOMCELLS ( earlier post )—has partnered with PPG, a global supplier of paints, coatings, and specialty materials. NMP, which is widely used in electrode manufacturing, has been identified as a reproductive hazard by several global regulatory agencies.

Benchmark: battery supply chain hit by Chinese energy cuts

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Hunan and Inner Mongolia are among the most affected areas of the battery supply chain, with the former a production hub for cathodes and the latter a hub for synthetic graphite anode processing. China’s trade war with Australia, which has coincided with industrial expansions this year, has led to a coal shortage, which fuels much of China’s electricity supply.

Aemetis signs $3B, 10-year supply agreement for 450M gallons of renewable diesel with industry-leading travel stop company

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Aemetis, a renewable fuels company focused on negative carbon intensity products ( earlier post ), has signed a 10-year, 450-million-gallon renewable diesel supply agreement with an industry-leading travel stop company, which is expected to generate more than $3 billion in revenue. The renewable diesel to be supplied under the agreement will fuel an estimated 3.6 This supply agreement represents the largest supply contract signed by Aemetis for our Riverbank Carbon Zero Plant.

Benchmark: growing disconnect between battery demand and raw material supply

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Thee is a growing disconnect between battery demand and raw material supply that could derail Europe’s and North America’s electrification plans, according to Benchmark Mineral Intelligence. Data from Benchmark’s Lithium Forecast shows how this growing disconnect could lead to an annual lithium supply shortfall of up to 225,000 tonnes in North America and 500,000 tonnes in Europe by 2030.

Alcoa to supply sustainable, low-carbon aluminum for wheels on Audi e-tron GT

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As part of a pilot project, Audi is procuring 20-inch wheels for the Audi e-tron GT electric car that are made from low-CO 2 emission aluminum supplied by Alcoa to RONAL GROUP, the wheel’s manufacturer. The site has been supplied with renewable energy since 2020.

Daimler Truck and CATL expand global partnership on truck-focused batteries and supply

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The supply will go beyond 2030. In 2019, Daimler Truck AG and CATL entered into a global lithium-ion battery cell modules supply agreement for electric series trucks including the Mercedes-Benz eActros, the Freightliner eCascadia and eM2.

Pierburg to supply small series hydrogen blower to BMW

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As part of the FC Komp funding project of the German government, which runs until 2021, Pierburg GmbH, a member of the Rheinmetall Group, is currently involved in the development of a highly integrated high-power fuel cell driveline.

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IHS Markit sees supply crunch coming for electrical steel; potential disruptor of OEM electrification plans

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The rapid growth of the hybrid and electric vehicle segment could potentially cause demand for electrical steel to outpace supply from 2025, according to a new report by a team of analysts from the Automotive Supply Chain and Technology team at IHS Markit.

Argonne Lab hosting webinar on blocking threats to rare earth supplies using supercomputers

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Scientists at Argonne National Laboratory are hosting a 15-minute open-access webinar on 28 October about how to block threats to supplies of rare earth minerals using supercomputers. But supplies are vulnerable.

Why New Production Sources of Tungsten Are Critical for Increased Global Supply

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in the April report for the Institute for Supply Management’s Manufacturing Index. This primarily includes dealing with a strained supply chain on critical raw materials, like tungsten, to produce all of those EV-powered automobiles, cranes, trucks and more.

Continental extends commitment to sustainability in natural rubber supply chain in Indonesia

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Continental is extending its commitment to sustainability in the natural rubber supply chain. The tire manufacturer and the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) have agreed on a significant expansion of their project to ensure full traceability of the natural rubber supply chain in the Indonesian province of West Kalimantan in Borneo. Continental’s goal is to achieve 100 percent sustainable supply chains by 2050.

VW halts electric vehicle production over supply chain issues

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Volkswagen has to halt electric vehicle production for a week at two German factories over supply chain issues. This is going to affect EV supply for several of the German automaker’s brands.

BNEF: China dominates the Li-ion battery supply chain, but Europe is on the rise

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China dominates BloombergNEF’s (BNEF) lithium-ion battery supply chain ranking in 2020, having quickly surpassed Japan and Korea that were leaders for the majority of the previous decade. Sustainability and carbon emissions associated with the supply chain are of growing importance.

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Hydrogen Optimized to supply more than 40 MW of large-scale hydrogen production capacity

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Hydrogen Optimized seeks to be the first water electrolysis company to supply an aggregate of 10 GW of hydrogen production equipment. Hydrogen Optimized , a subsidiary of Key DH Technologies Inc., has entered into a confidential Letter of Intent (LOI) with a large industrial company to provide more than 40 MW of RuggedCell water electrolyzer capacity for hydrogen production.

Mercedes-Benz supplying 129 Citaro G hybrid 18m articulated buses to Belgium’s TEC Group

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Mercedes-Benz is supplying 129 Citaro G hybrid 18m articulated buses to Belgium’s TEC Group. This is one of the largest orders for articulated buses in recent years. The vehicles will be delivered by summer of this year.

Tesla increases prices globally as supply chain issues persist

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Pressure from supply chain problems is assumed to be responsible. more… The post Tesla increases prices globally as supply chain issues persist appeared first on Electrek.

Neste and Shell sign agreement to increase the supply of sustainable aviation fuel

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Anticipating increasing desire from airlines to reduce emissions, Neste and Shell Aviation have entered into a sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) supply agreement. This agreement significantly increases the supply and availability of SAF for the aviation industry with effect from October 2020.

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Glencore and Britishvolt sign strategic partnership for long-term supply of cobalt; Glencore investment

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Glencore has entered a long-term strategic partnership for the supply of responsibly sourced cobalt with Britishvolt, a UK startup planning a Gigafactory ( earlier post ). Glencore is also one of the largest recyclers and processors of cobalt-bearing materials, such as used batteries—helping secure the supply of the metal at a time of increasing demand.