Posts Tagged: Farasis Energy

Mercedes announces partnership with battery cell manufacturer Farasis

Mercedes-Benz has launched a strategic partnership with the Chinese battery cell manufacturer Farasis Energy, and taken an equity stake in the company. Key elements of the agreement include the development and industrialization of advanced cell technologies as well as goals for cost competitiveness. The technological focus is on significant increases in range through advances in… Read more »

New Farasis lithium-ion pouch cell balances power and energy density

Farasis Energy has introduced a new lithium-ion battery cell that it says provides increased energy density, greater power, improved cooling technology and longer service life. The new 32 Ah pouch cell offers 10% more energy density and capacity compared to previous Farasis designs, and is capable of continuous discharge at a 4C rate with a… Read more »

DOE-supported research projects seek to commercialize silicon-based anodes

The DOE is supporting six applied battery research projects, with the objective of developing cells that provide energy density of more than 200 Wh/kg, along with long cycle life and excellent abuse tolerance. All six projects are using some form of silicon-based material for the anode. A team led by the Argonne National Laboratory is… Read more »