Lithium Werks Acquires Valence

Lithium Werks B.V., a lithium ion battery and portable power solutions group, announced it has acquired substantially all the assets of Valence Technologies, Inc.,...

Chevron Invests In Natron Energy

Natron Energy, a developer of new battery products using Prussian blue electrode chemistry, has closed a strategic investment by Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) to...

Scalable Electric Drives And Battery Systems

Rheinmetall Automotive, a company of the Germany-based technology group Rheinmetall AG, has introduced a newly developed 90 kW electric drive unit and a new...

New Technology For Faster Battery Charging?

BY IAN CAMERON As the commercial on-highway and off-highway sectors continue to take a closer and closer look at electric drivetrains the question of battery...

Cat In Off-Highway Battery Storage Alliance

England’s AVID Technology said it has joined forces with Caterpillar UK and Imperial College London to develop a new battery storage system for electric...

LNG + Battery Power for Luxury Yacht

BY IAN CAMERON A luxury yacht concept aimed at highlighting ship intelligence and hybrid propulsion based on liquefied natural gas (LNG) and battery power in...

PPG Forms Partnership For Vehicle Batteries

PPG, Pittsburgh, Pa. has announced a partnership with SiNode Systems, Chicago, Ill.  to accelerate the commercialization of high-energy anode materials for advanced battery applications...

New Battery Licensing Deal Announced

Advanced Battery Concepts, Clare, Mich., said it has agreed to license its GreenSeal technology to Exide Industries Ltd.  Advanced Battery Concepts said its GreenSeal technology...

Scania, Northvolt Developing Battery Cell Technology

By Ian Cameron Swedish truck, bus and engine maker Scania and Northvolt have jointly agreed to develop and commercialize battery cell technology for heavy commercial...

Partnership For Second-Life Electric Vehicle Batteries

Finland’s Wärtsilä and Japan’s Hyundai Motor Group have signed a technology and commercial partnership designed to utilize second-life electric vehicle (EV) batteries in the...