Batteries / Charging

Aptera and EVE Energy partner for 21700 NMC battery cells

Aptera has announced that they will be using EVE Energy batteries in their upcoming production car, and the batteries will…

Renault, Minth Group agree to expand EV battery plant in France

Renault Group announced yesterday that it would be entering a joint venture with Chinese parts manufacturer Minth Group to expand…

Redwood Materials and Toyota announce new EV battery recycling collaboration

Redwood Materials and Toyota announced today that they have entered a collaboration with Toyota Motor North America to create a…

StoreDot demonstrates 100 miles of charging in 5 minutes with pouch cell

Israel-based StoreDot, a manufacturer of extreme fast charging battery technology for electric vehicles, publicly demonstrated its ability to charge a…

Oil giant Shell partners with Penske for light-duty EV charging

Oil and gas giant Shell has partnered with Penske Truck Leasing to launch a new joint initiative to support light-duty…

CATL’s $5B North American battery production plans land in U.S., several sites being vetted

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co (CATL) said in March 2021 that it would invest $5 billion into potential electric vehicle battery…

Volkswagen partners with bp for EV fast charging rollout in Europe

Volkswagen will partner with bp to launch a strategic partnership to roll out up to 4,000 fast-charging electric vehicle charge…

Tesla orders after April 17 will not include Mobile Charging Connector

Following Tesla's removal of the standard inclusion of the mobile charging connector, company representatives confirmed today any vehicle ordered after…

CATL and Indonesia set sights on EV material mining, battery manufacturing with $6B investment

A series of CATL subsidiaries have announced a new $6 billion investment with Indonesia in an effort to boost nickel…

Lithium Corp. shuts down rumors of a Tesla buyout following fake press release

Lithium Corporation, a North American energy metals company, shut down rumors of a buyout by electric car company Tesla on…

Tesla nickel partner Talon Metals expands exploration at Tamarack mine

Tesla nickel partner Talon Metals announced on Wednesday it has purchased three additional drill rigs to accelerate battery mineral exploration…

Mining expert commends Biden for invoking Act to surge domestic production of EV materials

Following Joe Biden's invoking of the Defense Production Act yesterday, nickel expert Trent Mell is commending the President's decision to…

Australia’s Tritium DCFC to build electric vehicle charger production plant in Tennessee

Australia's Tritium DCFC (NASDAQ: DCFC) has officially announced plans to expand its footprint of American manufacturing with a new facility…

Michigan wants to develop a wireless EV-charging road by next year

Michigan is planning to develop a wireless, in-road, electric vehicle charging road by next year, according to Governor Gretchen Whitmer's…

University of Michigan uses recycled Kevlar fiber to solve lithium-sulfur battery life cycle issues

The University of Michigan Chemical Sciences and Engineering team, led by Professor Nicholas Kotov, has developed a "new biologically inspired…