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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 […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

This Is A Game-Changer For Lithium-Ion Batteries

The latest news in the battery space has been about alternatives to lithium-ion technology, which still dominates the space in electronics and cars but is being increasingly challenged from several directions, notably solid-state batteries. Now, a team of researchers has reported they have improved lithium-ion batteries in a way that could discourage some challengers. In […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

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 […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

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 […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

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 Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

Why China Is Dominating Lithium-Ion Battery Production

The world is becoming increasingly electrified. Not only are developing countries increasing the availability of electricity to their populations, but the electrification of existing transportation infrastructure is proceeding at a rapid pace. By 2040, over half of the cars on the roads are projected to be powered by electricity. Batteries play a critical role in […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

Europe is beating the US in the battery race—with China’s help

The biggest reason we hear so much about electric cars is because of the falling costs of batteries. Lithium-ion batteries today cost less than one-fifth as they did in 2010. Within the next five years, some experts estimate that the total cost of owning an electric car—that is, upfront cost plus lifetime fuel cost—will be […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

Inventor Of Lithium-Ion Battery Receives Prestigious Award

I’m not sure how we missed it, but in May, the inventor of the lithium-ion battery received the Royal Society’s prestigious Copley Medal. Professor John Goodenough from the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin received the medal, the world’s oldest scientific prize. Already a fellow of the Royal Society, Goodenough […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

A Serious Contender To Lithium-Ion Batteries

Sodium batteries are among the more advanced challengers to lithium ion dominance but, like other alternatives to Li-ion batteries, they have been plagued by persistent problems with their performance. Now, a team of South Korean scientists have reported an improvement that could bring sodium batteries into the spotlight. The team reports in a study published […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR

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 […]

Lithium-ion Battery Market to Reach $129.3 Bn, Globally, by 2027 at 18.0% CAGR