Wednesday, January 19th, 2022

Tag: battery

Automakers hunt for battery materials they need to become EV leaders

Investments in sourcing battery metals could avoid a shortage of crucial materials as EV sales scale upward. In July, GM agreed to a multimillion-dollar strategic investment and commercial collaboration with Controlled Thermal Resources to...

Don’t expect a ‘moonshot’ on EV battery technology

Britishvolt’s LeCain sees EV batteries improving in the same way that the internal combustion engine improved over more than a century: incrementally. He said he believes there are plenty of gains to be made...

Toyota nearing decision on where to build first U.S. battery plant

Toyota Motor Corp. is planning to invest billions of dollars in a battery plant to be built on the outskirts of Greensboro, N.C., as part of the automaker’s efforts to ramp up output of...

‘Too risky’ to not use battery and hydrogen tech: Daimler Truck CEO

An eActros is unveiled at the Mercedes-Benz truck plant of Daimler Truck AG on Ocotber 7, 2021. Uli Deck | picture alliance | Getty Images The Daimler Truck CEO has spoken of the challenges...

Northvolt produces battery with recycled nickel, manganese, cobalt

Krisztian Bocsi | Bloomberg Creative Photos | Getty Images Swedish battery firm Northvolt said Friday it had produced its first battery cell with what it described as “100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt.” In...