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Jokowi Signs Regulation to Boost Development of Electric Cars

Jakarta. President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has signed into effect a presidential regulation that will accelerate the development of electric cars in Indonesia. The regulation had been under discussion for more than a year as the president’s intent to pursue cleaner modes of transportation met with nationalistic resistance and demands for protection of local automakers. “I […]

Tesla battery research partner unveils path to more energy-dense Li-ion cells that could beat solid-state

While there’s still room to improve Li-Ion battery cells, most people in the industry believe that solid-state batteries are going to be the next generation of preferred chemistry. Now Tesla’s battery research partners have unveiled a path to more energy-dense Li-ion cells that could shift research away from solid-state. The research was presented in a […]

Exide JV to start lithium-ion battery mfg in Guj by 2019

Kolkata: India’s largest storage battery maker Exide Industries is planning to start production of lithium-ion batteries from its joint venture plant in Gujarat by end of this calendar year. Aiming at entering India’s electric vehicle (EV) market and grid-based applications, Exide had formed a 75:25 joint venture with Switzerland-based Leclanché SA, one of the world’s […]

Livguard bets big on lithium-ion batteries

The Gurugram-based firm raised ₹170 crore funding from private equity firm ChrysCapital in April Launched in 2014, the energy solutions brand is part of the SAR Group founded by Rakesh Malhotra and Navneet Kapoor Mumbai: Livguard Energy Technologies Pvt. Ltd, which makes automotive batteries, inverters, stabilizers and residential solar solutions, is betting on lithium-ion batteries for […]

Lithium-ion Battery Manufacturing Heating Up In India

Interest in electric vehicles (EVs) is getting super hot in India. Having missed out on building its own manufacturing base for solar PV, India seems conscious about not missing the EV opportunity, especially for lithium-ion battery manufacturing (LIB). Through programs like “Make in India” and by providing special manufacturing zones with infrastructure, connectivity, and cheap […]