The two Scandinavian companies have the target to create sustainable batteries using lignin-based hard carbon produced with renewable wood from Nordic forests. Stora Enso is capable to produce lignin, a plant-derived polymer found in the cell walls of dry-land plants. Trees are composed of 20–30% of...
The two companies aim to manufacture lithium-ion based batteries for several electric vehicles, including electric trucks, buses, light commercial vehicles, agricultural machines, as well as electric construction equipment.
Production in Salzgitter will start in 2025. In future, the plant is to reach an annual capacity of 40 GWh – enough for about 500,000 electric vehicles. German Chancellor Olaf Scholz attended the ground breaking ceremony.
Jay Deis has been appointed President at Forsee Power North America. He will establish the North American organization, manufacturing operations and product expertise required to serve the North American market.
MAN is receiving support from the Bavarian State Government, which has promised a contribution of around 30 million euros to energy research and technology funding for the period 2023 to 2027.
Vulcan Energy Resources is promoting the Zero Carbon Lithium Project, with the target to produce a battery-quality lithium hydroxide chemical product from its combined geothermal energy and lithium resource, which is Europe’s largest lithium resource, in Germany.
“We believe that the great challenges of the commercial vehicle industry can only be tackled and solved together with the transport sector and the logistics industry. With the new IAA TRANSPORTATION concept, we have opened up the field for new exhibitors who are essential for the climate-neutral and...
The eTruck Charging Park has six charging stations from different manufacturers with outputs between 40 kW and 300 kW. Since charging technology continues to develop rapidly, this park has a modular structure so that charging stations can be added or replaced as necessary. Therefore the installation...
At the Global Technology Days held on July 19 and 20 at the Jeversen test track, not far from Hanover, we were able to experience firsthand what ZF means by mobility of the future. A glimpse of all this will be on display at IAA 2022.
Automotive Cell Company, founded in 2020, is a joint venture established by Stellantis and TotalEnergies, with Mercedes-Benz just become equal partner, thus completing in the last days a transaction announced in September 2021.
Russia was the third-largest producer of nickel in 2021, producing over 200,000 tons. As nickel is used in the production of EV batteries, any sanctions placed on Russian nickel will cause EV manufacturing prices to increase further, threatening adoption and decarbonization.
The project leverages advanced technology based on a simple idea: once the useful life of a battery within an electric vehicle has come to an end, these batteries are recycled and assembled in a large stationary storage system.
Northvolt Drei - this is the name given to the project - will have annual production up to 60 GWh and will be able to deliver a supply of sustainably produced lithium-ion batteries to the European market, sufficient for some one million electric vehicles.
The electrification strategy brought forward by Renault Trucks includes the adaptation of production processes, the strictly technological development of the electric powertrain, the extension of the range, but also the support to customers not only in financial terms, but also in terms of charging ...
Construction of the plant is in two stages. Initially, a plant for mechanical dismantling will be constructed by 2023. As a second step - subject to promising discussions with the public sector - the facilities for hydrometallurgical processing of the battery materials are to go into operation. This...
«The factory is designed in line with Scania's efforts to be at the forefront of industrial digitalization, automation, and the use of advanced robotic technology to streamline production processes with increased flexibility», said Tony Persson, Head of Scania's battery assembly.
Together with Stora Enso, Northvolt wants to turn a closed paper mill located within the industrial area in Borlänge into one of the main Gigafactories in the whole Europe.
The measurement data, reports and simulation models that Batemo creates and sells are essential for the work of development departments in battery manufacturing. BMZ now also offers its customers sophisticated simulation models by adding Batemo software products to its product range.
Nielsen served as President and Chief Executive Officer of Daimler Truck North America from April 2017 to April 2021, with responsibility for all aspects of Daimler Truck North America and its affiliated companies in the Western Hemisphere, Australia and New Zealand.