Toyota and Panasonic plan to build a new $194-million production line to produce Li-ion batteries, with a capacity of 200,000 units per year.
Recargo and Xatori have announced that the two companies are merging, and will combine their portfolios of charging-related apps and EV media properties.
The first of the new products, a 30-Amp home charger with delayed start options to optimize charging rates, will launch in early summer.
Delivering a welcome victory for the government’s policy of supporting American manufacturing, Tesla Motors has paid off the entire balance of the loan it received from the Department of Energy.
Reuters has reported that VL Automotive, led by Lutz, together with the Wanxiang Group, China’s largest auto parts supplier, submitted an offer to buy the troubled automaker.
The new funds will support the commercialization of the company’s Aurora grid-scale energy storage product, which is based on an innovative zinc hybrid cathode battery technology.
According to the latest estimates, the 100,000th plug-in vehicle was sold in the US some time this week.
With a longer range and a lower price, the 2013 Nissan LEAF screams upgrade, but it’s only one aspect of the Nissan’s aggressive EV strategy.
Linear’s new addition to the battery pack systems family is what it calls a “high efficiency bidirectional multicell active balancer” (part number LTC3300).
OXIS has begun commercialization of its Li-S batteries, which it claims have the longest cycle life of any known batteries of their kind, at 300-500 cycles.
It is by far the largest fast-charging network in Europe, and the largest single project of its kind in the world.
Maxwell looks to leverage its early ultracapacitor experience into a ubiquitous, low-cost, high-volume complement to batteries.
Intertek’s Rich Byczek with interoperability advice to engineers designing charging equipment and new vehicles.
The Chief Engineer at TÜV SÜD Canada on battery abuse testing, improving safety, and developing standards.