2010-12-30

Investing in Li-Battery (6) – Value Chain Mid, Downstream – Cell & Pack

There are currently more than twenty companies globally manufacturing lithium-ion batteries used for mobility. Within Japan only, there are more than ten companies include Toshiba, Hitachi, NEC, GS Yuasa, Toyota, and Panasonic EV Energy. American companies includ.. more
2010-12-30

Lithium Battery in Consumer Product Application

The growth of consumer electronic products in 2010 has accelerated the growth of batteries cells at the same time. According to EnergyTrend, prices of low capacity batteries will reach the bottom in 2011 and Japanese manufacturers are gradually inclined to downstream packagi.. more
2010-12-29

Hitachi and Johnson Controls Announce Plans to Collaborate on Advanced Energy Storage

Hitachi, Ltd. and Johnson Controls, Inc. announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together on several fronts in the field of advanced energy storage. The collaboration agreement between the two companies reflects their long-term vision and commitm.. more
2010-12-23

Investing in Li-Battery (5) – Value Chain Upstream– Separator

Separator is an important part of lithium-ion battery and its main function is to prevent electrical malfunction. The quality of the separator determines the battery’s capacity, cycle life span, and safety. It makes up 30% of the total manufacturing costs of a battery pa.. more
2010-12-22

The Latest Generation Think City – Now With 2+2 Seating

The latest generation THINK City is now available for the first time with four seats, and goes on sale across Europe this month. Powered by lithium-ion battery technology from award-winning battery maker Ener1 in the US, and now with air-conditioning as standar.. more
2010-12-21

Polarized Development in Lithium battery in 2011: Joys for Polymer Battery, Concerns for Cylindrical

  Polarized Development in Lithium battery in 2011: Joys for Polymer Battery, Concerns for Cylindrical Battery   According to EnergyTrend, a research division under TrendForce, in terms of outlook for 2011, worldwide development of consumer .. more