EV Battery

Hyundai Partners with UL for Safe Deployment of Second Life BESS

The South Korean multinational automotive manufacturer, Hyundai Motor Company has partnered with the global safety science leader, UL for the safe deployment and use of second-life battery energy storage systems (SLBESS). A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), signed during a ceremony at UL’s offices in Seoul, South Korea on July 23, formalized the relationship between the […]

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Forsee Power Starts Light EV Battery Production In India

European multinational producer of smart lithium-ion electric vehicle (EV) battery systems, Forsee Power, that entered the Indian market in 2020, has begun the production of a series of EV batteries for electric two and three-wheelers at its Pune plant. As a manufacturer and supplier of energy management systems in Europe, Asia, and North America, Forsee […]

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Ford and SK Innovation Form JV for EV Batteries in USA

Auto major, Ford Motor Company, and South Korean group SK Group’s SK Innovations have announced signing a memorandum of unity (MoU) to form a joint venture for producing electric vehicle (EV)battery cells and array modules, in the USA.  The EV battery joint venture would be entitled BlueOvalSK (Ford’s Blue Oval emblem and SK in SK Innovation’s name), […]

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Gridtential Produces Breakthrough AGM Battery With East Penn Manufacturing

Gridtential Energy – an inventor and developer of Silicon Joule battery technology, has announced it is launching a series of groundbreaking AGM reference batteries produced on East Penn Manufacturing’s prototype line. The first offering is a single-block 24V lead battery optimized for deep-cycle applications. A 12V power version will follow later in Q2 2021, with […]

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Berlin-based Betteries Closes €2.1m Seed Funding Round to Upcycle EV Batteries

Betteries, a startup based in Berlin which upcycles electric vehicle (EV) batteries into affordable power systems, announced that it has successfully closed its Euro 2.1m seed funding round led by impact funds Factor[e] Ventures and Beyond Black. Speaking of this investment achieved, CEO and founder of betteries, Dr. Rainer Hönig stated, “This seed round is […]

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EV Battery Startup Gegadyne Energy Welcomes $5 Mn Investment from V-Guard

EV battery provider Gegadyne Energy Labs has announced that it has received an investment of USD 5M from electric appliance maker, V-Guard. Mumbai based, quick electric vehicle (EVs) battery provider Gegadyne Energy Labs Pvt Ltd announced receiving an investment of USD 5 million from electric appliance maker, V-Guard. The CEO and Founder of Gegadyne Jubin […]

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Mercedes-Benz announces six new EQ EV Launches by 2022

Mercedes-Benz is running towards the complete Electrification of its products, targeting to achieve the “Ambition 2039” and zero CO₂ emission. The firm is integrating its Mercedes-EQ models into series production in its existing plants.  The six launches from different Mercedes-Benz plants include: The first electric luxury sedan EQS production from Mercedes-Benz will start in the […]

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GM Begins Hiring for its ‘Ultium Cells’ EV Battery Manufacturing Facility

Ultium Cells LLC, a JV of GM and LG Chem that will mass-produce Ultium battery cells for electric vehicles (EV) is looking to hire 1,100 employees. General Motors (GM) has continued its march towards an all-electric, zero-emissions future with the construction of its nearly 3 million-square-foot Ultium Cells battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown, Ohio. […]

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