Agreement paves way for battery anodes made from bio-sourced lignin

Finnish forestry company Stora Enso and Swedish battery developer Northvolt have entered into a joint development agreement to create a sustainable battery, featuring an anode made using lignin-based hard carbon produced from Nordic forest wood. The aim is to develop the world’s first industrialized battery featuring an anode sourced entirely from European raw materials, lowering […]
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EA Elektro-Automatik introduces flexible and scalable DC power supplies for testing applications

Germany-headquartered EA Elektro-Automatik, a manufacturer of DC power supplies for development applications, has introduced its 10000 series, an enhanced and expanded line of EA-PS and EA-PSI programmable DC power supplies, EA-PSB bidirectional DC power supplies, and EA-ELR regenerative DC electronic loads. According to the company, the 10000 series includes over 180 new models offering power […]
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Sakuu achieves development milestone for 3D-printed solid-state battery

Sakuu achieves development milestone for 3D-printed solid-state battery

California-based Sakuu, which is developing what it says is the world’s first 3D-printed solid-state battery, has announced that it has hit a benchmark energy-density of 800Wh/L with its first-generation, non-printed lithium metal battery. The company’s aim is to create fully 3D-printable solid-state batteries capable of greater than 1,200Wh/L by 2023. “The arrival of a safe, […]
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Sion Power announces development milestone for lithium-metal batteries

Sion Power Corporation (Sion Power), which is working on battery development using lithium-metal technology, has announced it has reached a development milestone with its Licerion cells, which are targeted at the EV market. The company states that it recently demonstrated charge and discharge of the cells to more than 2,500 cycles at 70% of initial […]
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Hyundai outlines electrification strategy to 2030

Hyundai has released details of its strategic roadmap that plots its course toward electrification. The plan focuses on three key targets: strengthening the firm’s BEV lineups, optimizing its manufacturing operations and ensuring it is competitive in both hardware and software realms. A key target detailed in the strategy is to achieve BEV sales of 1.8 […]
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Sauber Technologies and Accelleron to partner on heavy-duty turbocharger R&D

Accelleron, a specialist in heavy-duty turbocharging for diesel and gas engines, has entered into a partnership with Switzerland-based engineering and technology specialist, Sauber Group. The partnership will focus on technical collaboration between Accelleron and Sauber Technologies, and Accelleron also becomes an official partner of the Sauber-operated Alfa Romeo F1 Team Orlen in the FIA Formula […]
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Eaton forms dedicated ePowertrain business unit

Power management company Eaton has announced that its Vehicle Group has formed a new ePowertrain business unit, which will focus on products from the company’s electrified vehicle (EV) transmission, reduction gearing and differential portfolios. It hopes that combining the product lines into a dedicated ePowertrain business unit will create synergies between its powertrain and EV […]
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Extreme E announces fuel cell-powered offroad racing championship

The Extreme E electric offroad racing series has annoucned plans to launch a hydrogen fuel cell-powered championship in 2024. Called Extreme H, it will race in the same locations as Extreme E, on the same days with the same sporting format. A hydrogen fuel cell will replace the battery as the Extreme H car’s principal […]
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Power Integrations introduces 1,700V SiC MOSFET switcher ICs

California-based Power Integrations, a specialist in high-voltage integrated circuits (ICs) for energy-efficient power conversion, has added two new AEC-Q100 qualified, 1,700V-rated ICs to its InnoSwitch 3-AQ product family. The company says that the devices are the industry’s first automotive-qualified switching power supply ICs to incorporate a silicon carbide (SiC) primary switching MOSFET. Delivering up to […]
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Snow Lake seeks to establish North American lithium mine powered by renewable energy

Snow Lake Lithium has outlined plans to develop the world’s first all-electric lithium mine in Manitoba, Canada. The company notes that North American automotive manufacturers have committed manufacturing capacity to meet the demand for electric vehicles, but the future of the automotive industry relies on sourcing lithium hydroxide domestically rather than importing it from China […]
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