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  • China to boost development of all-weather EV batteries

    China will roll out measures to improve electric vehicle (EV) battery's performance amid low temperatures, the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology said on Tuesday.


  • China's battery makers see profits up 48.4 pct in Jan.-Oct.

    China's major battery manufacturers reported skyrocketing profits during the first 10 months of this year, official data showed.


  • China's battery manufacturing industry sees soaring net profit in January-July

    China's battery enterprises above designated size reported a hefty growth in net profit during the January-July period, according to the Ministry of Industry and Information Technology.


  • German battery group Varta raises outlook as demand continues

    German battery company Varta has again raised its forecasts after a strong first half-year.


  • Construction of battery cell factory to start this fall

    The Chinese manufacturer CATL intends to start the construction of its planned battery cell factory for electric cars near Erfurt this autumn. The ground-breaking ceremony is likely to take place in mid or late September after the relevant environmental permits have been granted.


  • German states complain to Merkel about location of new battery factory

    Germany's minister of education and research is facing increasing criticism for selecting the city of Muenster as the location for a new battery cell research factory.


  • China's CATL signs battery supply deal with Volvo

    Contemporary Amperex Technology Co. Ltd. (CATL), China's leading lithium-ion battery and energy storage system producer, has reached a multi-billion-dollar deal with Swedish carmaker Volvo.


  • China's leading EV battery maker CATL posts 48 pct revenue increase

    Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Ltd. (CATL), China's leading lithium-ion battery and energy storage system producer, on Thursday said that it posted 48.08 percent year-on-year revenue growth in 2018.


  • Varta wants to further increase investments

    Battery manufacturer Varta plans to invest more again this year. The company announced on Thursday in Ellwangen that between 65 and 75 million euros are planned for 2019.


  • Chinese battery company becomes supplier of Hyundai Kia

    Guangdong-based Chinese battery producer EVE Energy Co., Ltd. recently announced that its subsidiary has been selected as the battery core supplier of Hyundai Kia Automotive Group for the next six years, with demand volume expected at 13.48GWh.


  • China issues action plan on combating pollution from waste lead battery

    The Ministry of Ecology and Environment of China and eight other authoritative departments recently released an action plan to prevent and control pollution from used lead acid batteries (LABs).


  • Next-generation solid-state batteries in production in China

    China's first solid-state battery production line has become operational in the city of Kunshan, east China's Jiangsu Province.


  • The e-cars trend: BASF builds new plant for battery materials

    Germany's chemical group BASF is building a new production facility for battery materials in Finland, as the market of electric vehicles grows rapidly.


  • Battery storage power plant starts operation in East China's Jiangsu

    A battery storage power plant with 100 MW power and 200 MWh capacity was put into operation Wednesday in Zhenjiang city in east China's Jiangsu Province.


  • Battery maker to set up unit in Germany

    Contemporary Amperex Technology Ltd will invest 240 million euros (281 million U.S. dollars) on a production base in central Germany, as part of the company's efforts to expand its presence in Europe.


  • Shenzhen Vision moves lead-acid battery business to Hubei and Vietnam subsidiaries

    Shenzhen Vision Group announced to move its Shenzhen base’ lead-acid battery business to its Hubei and Vietnam subsidiaries due to environmental protection requirement of Shenzhen Dapeng New District.


  • Guangzhou to host battery industry fair

    The 2018 Asia (Guangzhou) Battery Sourcing Fair scheduled for August in the Guangdong provincial capital is expected to host a myriad of business opportunities for battery manufacturers and traders, organizers said.


  • China unveils policy for NEV battery recycling

    Chinese authorities have published a guideline Monday on recycling new energy vehicle (NEV) batteries.


  • Samsung plant in Tianjin denies fire caused by lithium batteries

    Samsung China said the minor fire at a waste warehouse in Tianjin was not caused by lithium batteries as speculated.


  • Apple Inc resorts to new software for its battery issue

    Apple Inc will release a new iPhone operating software with additional battery diagnostic features next week.


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