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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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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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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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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Electreon wins tender for first public wireless charging road in the USA

The State of Michigan Department of Transportation (MDOT) in the USA, in conjunction with the state department Office of Future Mobility and Electrification (OFME), has awarded Electreon a tender to establish a wireless charging demonstration project, which will include a 1.6km wireless charging road and static charging stations, The “Michigan Project” is expected to be […]
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Bentley commits to EV future

Luxury car maker Bentley Motors is to accelerate its Beyond100 strategy, committing to the launch of five new electric models, at a rate of one a year from 2025. The company has also released details of a £2.5bn (US$3.5bn) investment in EV production, with the new models to be built at its headquarters in Crewe, […]
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Volvo and Northvolt partner on battery research center

Volvo and Northvolt are to open a joint research and development (R&D) center in Gothenburg, Sweden, which will become operational in 2022. The move will make Volvo one of the few automotive brands to have battery cell development and production as part of its end-to-end engineering capabilities. The establishment of the facility in Gothenburg will […]
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Nio and Shell team up on charging and battery swap infrastructure

Chinese EV manufacturer Nio has entered a strategic partnership with Shell to further the latter’s involvement in electric vehicle and energy industries globally. “This cooperation demonstrates Shell’s determination to accelerate the energy transition and its commitment to contribute to sustainable development globally,” said William Li, founder, chairman and CEO of Nio. “We believe that the […]
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ZF joins research consortium for coach fuel cells

In cooperation with specialists Freudenberg, Flixbus and the climate NGO Atmosfair, Tier 1 supplier ZF is working on development of fuel cell technology for a long-range coach application. The objective of the ‘HyFleet’ project is to design and test a purely electrically powered coach, and it is scheduled to run for three years. “ZF’s broad […]
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China Yuchai to pursue fuel cell development

China Yuchai International, a manufacturer and distributor of engines for on- and off-road applications in China through its main operating subsidiary, Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited (“GYMCL”), has announced that its subsidiary Yuchai Xin-Lan New Energy Power Technology has entered a cooperation agreement to develop hydrogen fuel cell powertrain systems in the Beijing, Tianjin and […]
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