Author Archives: et_editor

LG Energy Solution Plans to Begin Mass Production for All-Solid-State Batteries in 2026

published 2021 年 07 月 30 日 9:30 | editor | category News
Park Jinyong, Asia marketing manager for LG Energy Solution, said that his company is currently developing a polymer lithium-sulfur battery. This new generation of all-solid-state battery technology, which is expected to offer even higher energy density, lower weight, and greater safety, could be applied to electric vehicles, drones, and remote-controlled crafts. ...  more

PV Industry Price Trend: Cell Quotations Approach Cost Prices as M6 Cells and Modules Deplete Simultaneously

published 2021 年 07 月 29 日 17:34 | editor | category Price Trend
Polysilicon Polysilicon prices had been slightly adjusted this week, with no apparent elevation in transaction volume as the end of the month approaches. Having entered late July, partial first-tier polysilicon businesses have started the negotiation for August orders, and the price suppression from the wafer sector has been evident. ...  more

Canada Bans Fossil-Fuel Vehicles and HEVs 5 Years In Advance to Accelerate Carbon Reduction

published 2021 年 07 月 29 日 9:30 | editor | category News
In order to construct a new economy that withstands climate change, the Government of Canada has announced that the country will comprehensively ban the sales of fossil fuel vehicles by 2035. It also proposed a stricter standard that requires all vehicles to be zero-emission by then, which means that HEVs will also be banned at that time. ...  more

Tech Giants Facilitate Threefold Upgrades in Volvo’s EV Technology 

published 2021 年 07 月 28 日 9:30 | editor | category News
Volvo officially announced its new concept electric vehicle in an online presentation on July 1. In an effort to prepare for its comprehensive electrification strategy for 2030, the company has sought the help of tech giants such as Google, Nvidia, and Luminar to assist it with its integration of automotive software and hardware and to help it to further upgrade its automotive technology. ...  more

Aiko Solar Plans to Raise RMB 3.5 Billion for Capacity Expansion

published 2021 年 07 月 28 日 9:30 | editor | category News
Aiko Solar announced recently that it plans to raise RMB 3.5 billion in a private placement of Class A shares. Excluding the transaction fee, the net proceeds of the share placement will be used to build production capacity in the Chinese city of Zhuhai and Yiwu. The company plans to add 6.5GW in Zhuhai and 10GW in Yiwu. The first phase of the latter project will add 2GW. Aiko is a major Chinese manufacturer of PV cells with production bases in the Chinese provinces of Zhejiang and Guangdong. ...  more

Charging Risk Rising As the GM Chevy Bolt is More Likely to Catch Fire than Gas Vehicles When Parked

published 2021 年 07 月 26 日 15:23 | editor | category News
Equipped with LG’s lithium battery, General Motor’s (GM’s) Chevy Bolt—as online rumors predict—becomes the first electric vehicle (EV) with higher risk of fire than gasoline powered vehicles. Last week, GM sent emergency messages to car owners, telling them not to park their car indoors or charge it overnight. ...  more

Are Video Games the Easiest Way to Experience Tesla’s Cybertruck Ahead of Time?

published 2021 年 07 月 26 日 9:30 | editor | category News
The spotlight in the EV market is fixated on whether Tesla’s Cybertruck can successfully enter mass production by the end of the year. At any rate, one might not need to wait until then for a firsthand driving experience, if the Chinese iteration of PUBG, Game for Peace (or Peacekeeper Elite in some translations), is any indication. ...  more