BYD Set To Build New 30 GWH Sodium-Ion Battery Facility In China

Chinese automotive company BYD has announced building a new sodium-ion battery facility in Xuzhou. With an investment of nearly USD 1.4 billion, the new facility is projected to generate an annual capacity of 30 GWh. BYD which stands for ‘Build Your Dream’ it’s a Chinese multinational conglomerate specializing in various industries, including electric vehicles, researchable […]

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Startup Profile-ZEVPoint E-Mobility

ZEVPoint E-Mobility is an Indian start-up into EV charging infrastructure space offering fast and secure charging solutions for home & commercial clients that suits their needs. Its flagship product is the Swift Pro EV charger that comes with features like monitoring usage, password protection, scheduling your charging time and power, and intelligent safety chip for […]

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Crash in Lithium Prices: A Boon for EV Buyers or Unsustainable Trend?

Prices of the so-called ‘White Gold’ has been declining for the past few months. Lithium is a common ingredient in almost all electric-car batteries we use today. The drop in commodity prices has made it easier for carmakers to cut prices for electric vehicles. For instance, last month, Tesla lowered the prices of its two […]

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Thailand’s EV Pivot gathers Pace as BYD, Neta Break Ground For New Plants

Thailand, which has made the continuation of its status as a key auto hub key in the face of the EV transition, has just welcomed two Chinese giants, BYD and Neta Auto to the country, as the two firms broken ground on planned auto factories in Thailand for electric vehicles. The Thai government is pushing […]

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Sodium-ion Battery EV Takes Over: JAC Auto Unveils First EV of its Kind

World’s first Sodium-ion Battery Powered Electric Vehicle (EV) has finally made its debut. A Chinese EV brand JAC Auto has unveiled an EV which has diverted its source of power from traditional Lithium-ion batteries to cheaper Sodium-ion batteries, one of the trending research themes in energy storage and innovations across the industry. The First Sodium-ion […]

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Electric Vehicle Growth Continues: Outlook for 2023

Electric vehicles (EVs) registered a market disrupting growth through the last decade, more so in the last few years. Clean mobility technology remains one of the most important aspects of energy transition across the globe. The year 2022 was a significant year for EVs, and the expectations are that the trend will continue in 2023. […]

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China’s Power Batteries Production & Installed Capacity Decline in January

China’s production and installed capacity of power batteries fell on a monthly and yearly basis for the first time in January as new energy vehicle sales slowed. The country produced about 28.2 GWh of power batteries last month, a 5 per cent year-on-year decrease and about 46 per cent lower than in December, according to […]

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The Story of Yichun: The Lithium Capital of Asia

Yichun is a mountainous prefecture-level city in western/northwestern Jiangxi Province, China, bordering Hunan to the west. The city is famously known as the Lithium Capital of Asia, as a result of the mammoth availability of the resource in the region. The city produced around 81,000 tons of lithium carbonate in 2021 – more than a […]

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