Showing 7 Result(s)

Lithion completes commercial plant near Montreal

Lithion Technologies (Lithion), a company that develops, deploys, and operates sustainable and innovative patented technologies to recycle lithium–ion batteries and create a circular supply of their strategic materials, announces the completion of the construction of its first commercial critical mineral extraction plant, Lithion Saint-Bruno, located in St-Bruno-de-Montarville, near Montreal, in …

Mass production of new all-electric Explorer starts at Ford’s EV assembly plant in Cologne

Ford started mass production of the new all-electric Ford Explorer at its first dedicated electric vehicle (EV) facility in Europe following a $2-billion investment. The electric Ford Explorer is the first vehicle to roll off the line at the Ford Cologne Electric Vehicle Center. A second EV, a new sports crossover, …

Indonesia minister says Musk to consider offer to build EV battery plant in country

Indonesia’s coordinating minister of investment said that Elon Musk will consider an offer to build an electric vehicle battery plant in the country, after the CEO of Tesla met with President Joko Widodo on Monday. Musk was not immediately available for comment after minister Luhut Pandjaitan made his remarks to …

Orion S.A. breaks ground on battery materials plant in Texas

Orion S.A., a global specialty chemicals company, broke ground on a plant in La Porte, Texas (southeast of Houston) that will be the only facility in the US producing acetylene-based conductive additives for lithium–ion batteries and other applications vital for the global shift to electrification. The battery additives produced by …

Ford updates EV, hybrid plans, readies manufacturing plants

Ford Motor Company said it is retiming the launch of upcoming electric vehicles at its Oakville, Ontario, assembly plant while continuing to build out an advanced industrial system to produce its next-generation electric vehicles, including greenfield construction and conversion of existing assembly plants. The company continues to invest in a …

CATL, Xiaomi and BAIC to build a battery plant in China

China’s top battery supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), entered a joint venture with Xiami Auto and Chinese state-owned BAIC to build an intelligent battery cell plant. The upcoming battery cell manufacturing plant will be built under the jointly established Beijing Era New Energy Technology Co., Ltd. The joint venture company …

International Graphite commissions pioneering microniser plant at Collie in Australia

In another key milestone in its dual-threat battery metals strategy, Western Australia-based International Graphite has successfully commissioned its new graphite micronising plant at Collie, south of Perth (Australia) The 200 tonnes per annum qualification-scale microniser will be the first to produce graphite products in Australia for customer acceptance testing. It has …