While the risk of fires for EVs is comparable to gas or diesel-fueled models, safety risks may increase as manufacturers work to boost performance and push battery cells closer to their limit.
Bloomberg. Industry Week. Thu, 16 May 2019 12:54 +0000.
The alliance includes private companies, automaker PSA and the French battery maker Saft, a unit of French oil giant Total in addition to 35 companies had already pledged to sign up, including Europe's biggest automakers.
Agence France-presse. Industry Week. Mon, 06 May 2019 17:07 +0000.
In an advance that could accelerate battery development and improve manufacturing, scientists have found how to accurately predict the useful lifespan of lithium-ion batteries, used in devices from mobile phones to electric cars.
Science Daily. Mon, 25 Mar 2019 12:20:14 EDT.
Volkswagen will manufacture electric car batteries and charging stations in its home region in Germany, as it prepares to mass produce electric vehicles and overhaul its components division, which makes engines and steering parts.
Reuters. Fri, 25 Jan 2019 05:57:54 -0500.
Johnson Controls' (JCI) Power Solutions segment collaborates with Toshiba to develop and manufacture lithium-ion batteries in the Holland, MI-based facility.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Wed, 28 Nov 2018 13:27:00 GMT.
Oil and gas major Total will invest heavily in car battery production only if it can compete on a level playing field with Chinese and Asian manufacturers, its chief executive said on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 23 Nov 2018 11:39:07 -0500.
Every major automaker has plans for electric vehicles to cut greenhouse gas emissions, yet battery manufacturers are, by and large, making lithium ion batteries in places with some of the most polluting grids in the world.
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As manufacturers make lithium-ion batteries as cheap as they can, they're removing valuable elements that make them worthwhile to recycle, according to the Electric Power Research Institute.
By Jeff Mcmahon, Contributor. Forbes. Sun, 1 Jul 2018 00:01:00 -0400.
Electric vehicles still make up a tiny percentage of total sales, but that is set to change over the next decade as the cost of batteries plummets and manufacturing scales up. ...
By Mike Scott, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 28 May 2018 10:10:00 -0400.
LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AerospaceManufacturing--The latest market research report by Technavio on the global electric commercial vehicle market predicts a CAGR of around 42% during 2018-2022.
Business Wire. Sat, 31 Mar 2018 19:54:00 UTC.