TrendForce: Active Development of Electric Vehicles in the US and China Brings Taiwanese Lithium Battery Manufacturers to the World Stage at Battery Japan

The U.S. government and the Chinese government both agreed to provide more rewards and subsidies for new energy vehicles in early 2011. For example, the U.S. government agreed that annual growth rate of R&D expense on clean energy to increase by 5% and planned to .. more

Investment Environment by Countries – Korea

South Korean government found that traffic commuting between rural and urban areas increased, producing tremendous air pollutions. Therefore, official agency tried to focus on public transportation as a preliminary means of reducing carbon emissions and enforced the adoption o.. more

TrendForce: Announcement of Latest European Emission Standards: Lithium Battery Industry at a Crossroad

A ground breaking news for electric vehicles in Europe: the European congress has passed the latest emission standard for commercial vehicles. EnergyTrend, a research division of TrendForce, believes that low emission vehicles will become an essential development trend .. more

Nissan Motor Begins Construction of Advanced Lithium-Ion Battery Plant in Cacia, Portugal

Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., has begun construction of a state-of-the-art, advanced lithium-ion battery plant in Cacia, Portugal to support the rollout of electric vehicles from the Renault-Nissan Alliance in Europe. The battery plant is being built on a 30,450-squa.. more

A123 Systems to Supply 20MW of Advanced Energy Storage Solutions to AES Gener for Spinning Reserve Project in Chile

A123 Systems (Nasdaq:AONE), a developer and manufacturer of advanced Nanophosphate™ lithium ion batteries and systems, today announced an order from AES Gener for 20MW of A123's advanced energy storage solutions for a spinning reserve project in N.. more