The growing demand for batteries in the transportation sector and  in  renewable  energy  systems  as  a  whole  is  speeding  up  developments  in  battery production,  with  new  battery  ma.. more

Development of NMC Battery May Ease the Tight Supply of Cobalt in 2018, Says EnergyTrend

The demand for xEV battery sees significant growth in 2017 due to the development of new energy vehicles, resulting in a 114% price surge for cobalt. In order to ease the cost pressure, battery makers are looking for ways to decrease the amount of cobalt used in xEV battery.. more

National Engineering Research Center Offers an Outlet for Used Car Batteries

The phenomenal growth of new-energy cars in China, thanks to vigorous governmental promotion, has spawned a problem: how to dispose of used car power batteries whose amount is expected to skyrocket. China's new-energy car market began to take off in 2012, with the ann.. more

BATTERY JAPAN 2018―9th Int’l Rechargeable Battery Expo

Japan’s Battery―driving force behindthe industry! BATTERY JAPAN 2018―9thInt’l Rechargeable Battery Expo  Dates: February 28[Wed] - March 2[Fri], 2018  Venue: Tokyo Big Sight, Japan   &n.. more

High Lithium-Ion Battery Demand Prompts Japanese Manufacturers to Speed up and Expand Capacity; TDK Rumored to Increase Capacity by 15%

According to Nikkan Kogyo Shimbun’s news report on November 3, due to the increase of global demand, Japanese lithium-ion battery manufacturers have sped up and expanded the capacity for smart phones and gaming devices. In addition, becau.. more

Northvolt partners with Swedish municipalities for the next generation of European battery manufacturing

Northvolt today announced a partnership with the two Swedish municipalities Skellefteå and Västerås for the establishment of Europe’s largest and most cutting-edge lithium-ion battery manufacturing. Northvolt is building .. more

TrendForce Reports Prices of Lithium-Ion Battery Cells Enters a Slow Climb; Supply of Polymer Cells Remains Tight

The latest lithium-ion battery market report from EnergyTrend, a division of TrendForce, finds that the price upswing for battery cells has started to moderate since this third quarter. Although the price of cobalt reached a new high for the recent years during the third.. more