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Are silicon anodes the key to mass EV adoption?

The benefits of silicon extend beyond just capacity and energy density.

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Stora Enso and Altris collaborate on a sustainable battery value chain in Europe

The companies plan to drive adaptation of Stora Enso’s hard carbon solution Lignode as an anode material in Altris’ sodium-ion battery cells.

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NFPA considers comprehensive standard for battery hazards

The National Fire Protection Association is gauging whether support exists for the development of standards to address known hazards associated with batteries.

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DTNA, Proterra to use battery technology on TBB buses, FCCC delivery trucks

Daimler Truck North America selects Proterra battery technology for next-generation electric school buses and last-mile delivery vehicles.

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Element 25 secures Louisiana site for EV battery materials refinery

The agreement includes terms for E25 to acquire the land, and to establish essential utility and service agreements.

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Automotive, mining sectors meet for battery EV conference

The 2024 BEV In-Depth conference explores the EV battery supply chain and zero-emission vehicle advancements.

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Natron Energy begins commercial-scale production of sodium-ion batteries

Natron has invested over $40 million to upgrade the facility and convert existing lithium-ion battery manufacturing lines to sodium-ion battery production.

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TIA’s EV Advisory Council tours Midtronics HQ

The agenda included a council meeting, a facility tour and a demonstration led by the Midtronics EV platform team.

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Toyota prepares for new EV SUV production at Indiana facility

Toyota’s Indiana facility is home to more than 7,500 team members who assemble the Toyota Sienna, Highlander, Grand Highlander and Lexus TX.

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CATL reveals Shenxing Plus LFP battery with 600+ mile range

The Shenxing Plus LFP battery has approx. 621 miles of range and can achieve approx. 373 miles of range with charges lasting 10 minutes.

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Sicona announces US expansion with materials production plant

Sicona said it plans to expand its US production of silicon-carbon anode materials to power more than 3.25 million American EVs.

Honda to build EV factory, EV battery plant in Ontario

The EV plant will have a production capacity of 240,000 EVs per year and the EV battery plant will have a capacity of 36 GWh per year.