Archive for the 'Batteries' Category

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Bosch Cooperates with Japanese Consortium on Electric Vehicle Charging Standard

Toyota, Nissan, Mitsubishi, Fuji Heavy Industries teamed up with the Tokyo Electric Power Company to establish CHAdeMO (Charge de Move), an association that “aims to increase quick-charger installations worldwide indispensable to further diffusion of electric vehicles and to standardize how to charge the vehicles.” Continue reading ‘Bosch Cooperates with Japanese Consortium on Electric Vehicle Charging Standard’

Evonik Project for World’s Largest Lithium Ceramic Battery

In an effort to make fluctuating wind and solar energy storable, the Essen-based conglomerate Evonik Industries AG announced that it is developing the world’s largest lithium ceramic battery together with partners. Continue reading ‘Evonik Project for World’s Largest Lithium Ceramic Battery’

Tesla Wants to Expand in Europe

Cristiano Carlutti, Tesla’s new head of European operations, announced expansion plans for Tesla in Europe. Continue reading ‘Tesla Wants to Expand in Europe’

Government Adopts EUR 500m Electromobility Plan

On 18 August 2009 the German Federal Cabinet (German Government) adopted the National Electromobility Development Plan.  It aims at one million electric cars being driven in Germany by 2020.  The plan shall help to advance research and development, market preparation and introduction of battery powered cars in Germany. Continue reading ‘Government Adopts EUR 500m Electromobility Plan’