lithium-ion batteries

 
Lithium battery production set to grow 50 percent a year

Lithium battery production set to grow 50 percent a year

One of the biggest upcoming challenges for electric cars is having an adequate supply of lithium batteries. A new report by Benchmark Minerals, first cited by CleanTechnica, shows battery makers are working quickly to meet growing demand for new lithium-ion battery cells from automakers. According... read more

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VW Battery Packs

Electric car battery research pact seeks to keep German auto prowess

For the past 50 years, the German auto industry has enjoyed quite the roll of growth and success in the U.S., built largely on its expertise with one specific technology: the... read more March 22, 2019 by


 
Volvo in-car camera system

Jaguar I-Pace range, electric BMWs, Ford factories, Fisker batteries: Today's Car News

BMW plans to have 10 plug-in models by next year. Ford announces where it plans to build a wider array of upcoming electric cars. Fisker postpones plans for solid-state... read more March 21, 2019 by


 
Audi factory tug uses recycled e-tron batteries

Audi plans to put old EV batteries to work in factory tugs

Factory tugs in Audi's Ingolstadt factory now sport the latest in second-hand lithium-ion batteries. With automakers on the hook in jurisdictions around the world to take... read more March 15, 2019 by


 
Nissan x Opus camper with reused Leaf batteries in Britain with Nissan Qashqai

Reused Nissan Leaf batteries make happy campers with powered pop-up trailer

Electric-car batteries need to get recycled or reused at the end of their road. And campers are always in need of more batteries to stay out longer and run more things... read more February 24, 2019 by


 
Rivian R1T electric pickup concept

Electric pickups, Byton tech, battery business, EV affordability: The Week in Reverse

Which company is looking for new battery suppliers outside the U.S.? What upcoming electric car is not designed to drive but to ride in? This is our look back at the Week In... read more January 26, 2019 by


 
Honda Urban EV Concept

Tesla and Mercedes batteries, less-affordable electrics, Twitter poll results: Today's Car News

Mercedes-Benz is investing in battery production in Poland. Volkswagen's chairman says small electric cars won't be as affordable for low-income consumers as internal... read more January 23, 2019 by


 
2020 Mercedes-Benz EQC

Mercedes-Benz moves to build battery supply chain in Europe

A key obstacle to getting more electric cars on the road at the moment may be building up a big enough supply of batteries to power them. So far, the only automaker with a... read more January 23, 2019 by


 

 
 

 
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