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Electrovaya’s Targets In Its Own Battery Gigafactory

Electrovaya announced plans of a transformational acquisition of a state-of-the-art manufacturing plant with capacity of about 0.5 Gigawatt hours (GWh) of lithium ion electrodes and other products. For now, we don’t know who is selling this facility or where it exists, but Electrovaya wants to acquire it “at a fraction…

6 days ago by Mark Kane 17

Leaf cell, module and pack.

Nissan LEAF Battery NerdGasm

Most of the time when you track down an OEM supplier’s site, you get something like, oh, “We make batteries” type of thing, with very little info, but a link to submit your request for specifications.  A little hint – unless you have a project that looks something like SpaceX…

6 days ago by Ted Dillard 4

Tesla Gigafactory Rendering

Tesla’s Next Disruption Is Next-Gen Battery

While the world eagerly waits the arrival of the Tesla Model 3, it’s Panasonic/Tesla and the battery gigafactory that may well become the next big disruption for Tesla in the electric car industry. There’s a lot at stake with the gigafactory, but according to Panasonic, the next-gen battery is a…

3 weeks ago by Eric Loveday 51

The second-generation Chevrolet Volt uses an all-new battery system that maintains its signature t-shape configuration but uses nearly 100 fewer cells. The battery system will provide improved range while weighing 30 lbs. less than the previous battery system.

The Charge of the Battery Brigade – Autoline (Video)

John McElroy recently gathered three experts for for “Autoline This Week 1833″ discussion on battery technology – Ann Marie Sastry from Sakti3, LG Chem’s Prabhakar Patil and Brett Smith from the Center for Automotive Research. Among the topics were battery outlook, costs and, of course, the Tesla Gigafactory. According to…

4 weeks ago by Mark Kane 12