Posts Tagged: EV Batteries

Thermal runaway protection materials and value-added services you should expect from suppliers (Webinar)

Beyond The Product Portfolio: Value-Added Services You Should Expect from Your Suppliers The worldwide electric vehicle market is rapidly gaining traction, with many local and global suppliers offering solutions for EV battery pack applications such as thermal runaway protection, compression pads, pack seals, thermal interface materials and more. As Design and Release Engineers, you are… Read more »

July battery materials report: Monthly EV and raw material sales slipped, but are still soaring year-over-year

Global EV sales and deliveries of battery raw materials fell on a monthly basis in July, but are still showing strong growth compared to July 2021, according to the latest Monthly Battery Raw Materials Deployment report from Adamas Intelligence. In July 2022, global monthly sales of electrified passenger vehicles (EVs, PHEVs and hybrids) came to… Read more »

Top 5 techniques for analyzing lithium battery cells

With demand for EV batteries seeing an impressive 30 percent year-over-year growth, pressure continues to increase for Automotive OEM’s and Tier 1’s to keep pace. Among the many levers you have available to ramp battery production, test coverage and strategy are one of the top 3 improvements that make a significant difference in your ability… Read more »

Ionic MT says its nano-silicon can replace graphite in EV batteries, improving performance

Battery material technology company Ionic Mineral Technologies has emerged from stealth mode to debut its halloysite-derived nano-silicon, Ionisil, which is meant to be used as a drop-in replacement for graphite in lithium-based batteries. Ionic MT is a vertically-integrated producer of nano-silicon, which it says can enable significantly longer range and faster charging for EVs. The… Read more »

Group1 commercializes cathode materials for novel potassium-ion batteries

Austin, Texas-based startup Group1 boasts a star-studded executive suite. Chief Product Officer Dr. Leigang Xue invented Potassium Prussian White (KPW) cathode materials in 2017 at the laboratory of the legendary John B. Goodenough at the University of Texas. The company, which made its debut at Professor Goodenough’s 100th birthday celebration, is working to commercialize cathode… Read more »

A behind-the-scenes look at Peugeot’s battery pack assembly and testing

Peugeot has released a brief but interesting description (with photos) of the assembly and testing process for the battery packs that go into its plug-in cars and vans. Peugeot Product Director Jérôme Micheron described the automaker’s plug-in offerings: “Peugeot provides a wide range of electrified vehicles with the full-electric e-208 and e-2008. The New 408,… Read more »

DOE requests info on Li-ion battery recycling and second-life applications

The Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) of 2021 authorized $335 million for battery recycling and second-life programs. Now the DOE is seeking information to assist in implementing the investment. Organizations interested in providing information, and/or participating in the various programs offered under the BIL, can respond between now and October 14, 2022. “The purpose of this… Read more »

TE Connectivity’s new connector saves space in EV battery management systems

TE Connectivity has introduced a new connector designed to be used for connections within automotive headlamp units, steering wheel units and vehicle cameras, as well as for the fat-flexible and flexible-printed cables in EV battery management systems. The company says the PicoMQS reduces crimp length by 55% and packaging space by 78% compared to existing… Read more »

Adden Energy receives exclusive tech license and seed funding for solid-state battery scale-up

Solid-state EV battery startup Adden Energy has received an exclusive technology license from Harvard University’s Office of Technology Development, and $5.15 million in seed financing from Primavera Capital Group, Rhapsody Venture Partners and MassVentures. Adden Energy plans to use the funding to scale up a solid-state coin-cell prototype developed by researchers in Xin Li’s Harvard laboratory…. Read more »