BMW close to 10-year supply deal for battery minerals

2018-02-11   |  By Irene

BMW (BMWG.DE) is close to signing a 10-year supply contract for lithium and cobalt, the company&rsqu [...]


GAC plans to step into traction battery field by setting up joint-venture plant  

2018-02-08   |  By Irene

There is another Chinese automotive enterprise—GAC Group announcing that it plans&nb [...]


Researchers to develop more powerful magnesium battery 

2018-02-07   |  By Irene

A team of researchers led by a Texas A&M University chemist has discovered unique material which [...]


Chile open to increasing SQM lithium quota to satisfy Tesla

2018-01-30   |  By Irene

Chile is open to negotiating an additional quota of lithium for local miner SQM SQM_pb.SN to meet po [...]


VW's Scania backs Northvolt's $5 billion Swedish battery plant

2018-01-26   |  By Irene

Volkswagen-owned (VOWG_p.DE) truckmaker Scania is to invest 10 million euros in a 4 billion euro (&p [...]


POSCO to set up battery materials JVs with China's Zhejiang Huayou Cobalt

2018-01-24   |  By Irene

POSCO (005490.KS), South Korea’s top steelmaker, said on Wednesday it will set up two joint ve [...]


The challenges electrolyte company faces in the Nickel-rich ternary battery era

2018-01-18   |  By Irene

As requirements for traction battery increases, lithium battery has evolved gradually, and nickel-ri [...]


Capacity plan of selected battery makers in China

2018-01-05   |  By Irene

RELATED STORY: Automakers and Battery Makers Alliance in China [...]


Suzuki says EV battery supply deal possible with Toyota-Panasonic

2017-12-14   |  By Irene

Suzuki Motor Corp’s (7269.T) president said the Japanese automaker will not join efforts by To [...]


Continental eyes investment in solid-state batteries

2017-11-15   |  By Faye

German automotive supplier Continental is considering investing in battery production to compete wit [...]