Thursday 28 September 2023
China tries to reduce geopolitical risks for EV supply chain
As the political tension between China and the US continues, the Chinese government is enhancing the country's EV supply chain to avoid battery technology outflow and learn critical...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
EU's energy transition will be a bumpy road
The European Union is actively reviewing its reliance on other countries for energy supplies. It has paid a hefty price to stop using Russia's gas. However, it also depends on lithium...
Wednesday 27 September 2023
Battery management system chip demand picking up
An increase in battery management system (BMS) chip demand may infuse growth momentum into the operations of Taiwanese MCU suppliers in the second half of 2023, according to industry...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
South Korea to invest KRW2.2 trillion in building advanced industry clusters
The South Korean government plans to invest KRW2.2 trillion (US$1.66 billion) in the next five years to strengthen the competitiveness of cutting-edge industries such as semiconductors,...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Nissan to go fully electric in Europe by 2030
Nissan has jumped on the bandwagon to go fully electric in Europe. The automaker announced on September 25 that it plans to sell only EVs on the continent by 2030. From now on, all...
Tuesday 26 September 2023
Ford pauses construction of battery plant licensing CATL technology
Ford said on September 25 that it had halted construction of its battery plant in Michigan amid the ongoing strikes initiated by the United Auto Workers (UAW). The carmaker had planned...
Monday 25 September 2023
LG Chem, Huayou Group to produce LFP cathode material in Morocco
LG Chem announced on September 24 that it will enter the LFP cathode material market with China-based partner Huayou Group. The pair aims to build a plant and produce the material...
Friday 22 September 2023
Japan, Canada collaborate on building EV battery supply chain
The Japanese and Canadian governments signed an EV battery supply-chain agreement. Simultaneously, Panasonic's battery arm, Panasonic Energy, announced that it will work with Canada-based...
Friday 22 September 2023
France to tighten EV subsidies while Chinese carmakers call for open environment in Europe
France announced new eligibility for its EV subsidy program that will likely rule out China-made vehicles. The move came after the European Commission's launch of an investigation...
Friday 22 September 2023
India talks with Tesla, LGES for battery manufacturing
In two exclusive reports by Reuters, which cited multiple sources, India is reportedly talking with Tesla for the latter's Powerwall business to be set up in India, including manufacturing...
Thursday 21 September 2023
Toyota aims bipolar LFP battery mass production in 2027
Toyota unveiled its production lines of full-solid-state and LFP batteries in September. According to Japan-based Sankei, Motor Fan and Toyota, the carmaker is developing...
Thursday 21 September 2023
Acer founder Stan Shih seeks to build future ship together with Taiwan's industries
Acer Group founder Stan Shih is personally leading a cross-industry collaboration, partnering Acer and Wistron with Formosa Plastics, Novatec Yachts, and Monte Fino Yachts to build...
Thursday 21 September 2023
South Korean battery industry expected to benefit from Europe's China restrictions
Europe has launched an anti-subsidy investigation on China-made EVs after announcing the Critical Raw Materials Act (CRMA) and Batteries Regulation. The act will likely impact China-based...
Wednesday 20 September 2023
Chinese battery-parts maker, African fund plan $2 billion venture in Morocco
CNGR Advanced Material Co., a Chinese maker of battery components, is joining forces with African private investment fund Al Mada to build an industrial base in Morocco.
Wednesday 20 September 2023
China certifies new EV charging standard Chaoji co-developed with Japan
Chaoji, a new EV charging standard developed by industry groups in China and Japan, has been certified by the Chinese government as a national standard.