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Faraday Institution launches industry-wide standard for physics-based battery modeling

The Faraday Institution recently introduced Battery Parameter eXchange (BPX), an open standard for physics-based lithium-ion battery models that defines three factors: battery parameters; the equations employing those parameters; and the reporting of experimental measurements used to validate the reported parameters. The complexity of physics-based models and the lack of a common definition, says Faraday, has… Read more »

Faraday Battery Challenge to fund 17 new tech projects

The Faraday Battery Challenge, a project initiated by the UK government to promote advanced battery technologies, has announced a new £10-million round of funding, which will be shared across 17 projects being undertaken by businesses and research institutions across the UK. The funded projects cover a wide range of topics, including a new sodium nickel… Read more »

Faraday Institution develops ultrasonic recycling method

Faraday Institution researchers working on the recycling of lithium-ion batteries at the Universities of Leicester and Birmingham have developed a new method to recover materials from end-of-life EV batteries. The new process uses ultrasonic waves to separate valuable material from the electrodes. The researchers say it delivers a higher purity of recovered materials compared to… Read more »

Faraday Future and US Hybrid partner to provide commercial powertrain units

Faraday Future (FF) has announced an agreement with US Hybrid Corporation to advance the use of FF’s electric propulsion system in energy products currently under development by US Hybrid. The collaboration will expand the use of FF’s technology—first developed for passenger vehicles—into the commercial vehicle space. Specifically, the partnership will provide powertrain systems for commercial… Read more »

Faraday Future signs $600 million agreement with Chinese game company The9

The9, a Chinese online game company, has signed a joint venture agreement with California EV startup Faraday Future to manufacture and sell the company’s EVs in China. The immediate goal of the agreement is to manufacture and sell Faraday Future’s V9 model, a luxury vehicle to be based on Faraday’s first production vehicle. Under the… Read more »

Faraday Future’s FF 91 starts down the assembly line

EV startup Faraday Future (FF) has announced that the first complete body-in-white for its upcoming FF 91 luxury EV has initiated full-vehicle assembly at the company’s new factory in Hanford, California. FF 91, first introduced at the 2017 Consumer Electronics Show, has undergone over two years of validation testing. “It is honestly inspiring to see… Read more »

Faraday Future raises $2 billion in first-round funding, secures US government approval

Faraday Future (FF) has confirmed that it raised $2 billion in first-round equity funding following approval by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS). FF is headquartered in Los Angeles, and has a manufacturing facility in Hanford, California, but a substantial amount of its funding comes from Chinese investors, so it needed… Read more »

UK’s Faraday Institution awards £42 million to four battery research consortia

The Faraday Institution, the UK’s independent national battery research institute, has announced up to £42 million ($58 million) in new government funding to four UK-based consortia to conduct research aimed at overcoming battery challenges. The topics for the four projects were chosen in consultation with industry, to ensure that the research is producing solutions that… Read more »

Faraday Future leases new California factory

Faraday Future (FF) has signed a lease on a new manufacturing facility, and begun preparing the site for the installation of manufacturing equipment. The million-square-foot facility is in Hanford, California, strategically located between the country’s two largest EV markets, Los Angeles and Silicon Valley. The current tenants will move out in late November, and FF… Read more »