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USA: Tennessee area manager for ECOtality, will discuss electric vehicles and charging stations

The University of Memphis will showcase green transportation at its annual Tiger Blue Goes Green Day Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Plaza. The event will encourage environmental awareness, inquiry and activism among students, faculty and staff. In a related event, Stephanie Cox, Tennessee area manager for ECOtality, will discuss electric vehicles and charging stations Monda More

The University of Memphis will showcase green transportation at its annual Tiger Blue Goes Green Day Tuesday, Oct. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the Student Plaza. The event will encourage environmental awareness, inquiry and activism among students, faculty and staff. In a related event, Stephanie Cox, Tennessee area manager for ECOtality, will discuss electric vehicles and charging stations Monda More

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USA: The Battery Show brings strategic insights, technologies to Michigan’s rapidly-growing industry

Registration now open for the Oct. 25-27 advanced battery expo and conference

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tackling the business and technology hurdles that define the competitive and constantly evolving $30 billion energy storage industry is no easy task. Strategic decisions require careful consideration, as many can make or break a business. The Battery Show, to be held More

Registration now open for the Oct. 25-27 advanced battery expo and conference

NOVI, Mich., Aug. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Tackling the business and technology hurdles that define the competitive and constantly evolving $30 billion energy storage industry is no easy task. Strategic decisions require careful consideration, as many can make or break a business. The Battery Show, to be held More

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Japan: SANYO Automotive Audio Group Receives Gold Award ; SANYO HEV Battery Group Receives Silver Award

DETROIT, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — SANYO proudly announces that two of its product groups that supply Ford Motor Company, the audio console and HEV hybrid car battery groups, have been awarded as top performing suppliers in 2010, receiving World Excellence Awards, Ford’s highest recognition for suppliers around the globe in Ford’s 13th annual awards event. Ford only awarded 1 More

DETROIT, April 12, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — SANYO proudly announces that two of its product groups that supply Ford Motor Company, the audio console and HEV hybrid car battery groups, have been awarded as top performing suppliers in 2010, receiving World Excellence Awards, Ford’s highest recognition for suppliers around the globe in Ford’s 13th annual awards event. Ford only awarded 1 More

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USA: Tesla’s Battery Technology Pushes EV Movement Forward

There are many who are skeptical of Tesla Motors’ (NASDAQ: TSLA) long term chances for prosperity and do not believe that the Silicon Valley company will be able to successfully compete with the large auto makers, who they think are now destined to eat its lunch.

“Th More

There are many who are skeptical of Tesla Motors’ (NASDAQ: TSLA) long term chances for prosperity and do not believe that the Silicon Valley company will be able to successfully compete with the large auto makers, who they think are now destined to eat its lunch.

“Th More

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Alliances Spreading Among Lithium Battery Materials Firms

TOKYO (Nikkei)–Lithium ion battery alliances are on the rise, with materials firms joining forces to survive an increasingly competitive market.

Ube Industries Ltd. (4208) and Hitachi Maxell Ltd. said Friday that they will set up a joint venture next month to produce separators — a component essential to ensuring safety when batteries overheat. The tie-up is intended to speed up More

TOKYO (Nikkei)–Lithium ion battery alliances are on the rise, with materials firms joining forces to survive an increasingly competitive market.

Ube Industries Ltd. (4208) and Hitachi Maxell Ltd. said Friday that they will set up a joint venture next month to produce separators — a component essential to ensuring safety when batteries overheat. The tie-up is intended to speed up More

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Ford, Audi and GM Electrify CES

Auto manufacturers have begun an invasion of the Consumer Electronics Show that will only grow in magnitude and significance in future years.

Ford CEO Alan Mulally showed off the Ford Focus EV during his keynote presentation. The sedan will be differentiated from the competing Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt by having double the charge rate (6.6 kilowatts). Ford’s Nancy Gioia said a fu More

Auto manufacturers have begun an invasion of the Consumer Electronics Show that will only grow in magnitude and significance in future years.

Ford CEO Alan Mulally showed off the Ford Focus EV during his keynote presentation. The sedan will be differentiated from the competing Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt by having double the charge rate (6.6 kilowatts). Ford’s Nancy Gioia said a fu More

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Ford, Audi and GM Electrify CES

Auto manufacturers have begun an invasion of the Consumer Electronics Show that will only grow in magnitude and significance in future years.

Ford CEO Alan Mulally showed off the Ford Focus EV during his keynote presentation. The sedan will be differentiated from the competing Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt by having double the charge rate (6.6 kilowatts). Ford’s Nancy Gioia said a fu More

Auto manufacturers have begun an invasion of the Consumer Electronics Show that will only grow in magnitude and significance in future years.

Ford CEO Alan Mulally showed off the Ford Focus EV during his keynote presentation. The sedan will be differentiated from the competing Nissan Leaf and Chevrolet Volt by having double the charge rate (6.6 kilowatts). Ford’s Nancy Gioia said a fu More

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Sanyo to boost output of auto Lithium batteries-Nikkei


Dec 24 (Reuters) – Sanyo Electric Co (6764.T) plans to raise its annual output capacity for automotive lithium-ion batteries by 150 percent, by investing about 15 billion yen (about $180 million) in a key plant, the Nikkei reported.

Sanyo’s production lines at the Kasai plant in H More


Dec 24 (Reuters) – Sanyo Electric Co (6764.T) plans to raise its annual output capacity for automotive lithium-ion batteries by 150 percent, by investing about 15 billion yen (about $180 million) in a key plant, the Nikkei reported.

Sanyo’s production lines at the Kasai plant in H More

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Smart and green – and made in China

The beat goes on about America’s massive trade deficit with China, China’s mountain of accumulated greenbacks, and its unwillingness to let its currency rise against the staggering US dollar.

But the headlines about the world’s biggest and most unbalanced bilateral economic relationship obscure what is really going on in US-China economic relations.

Companies such a More

The beat goes on about America’s massive trade deficit with China, China’s mountain of accumulated greenbacks, and its unwillingness to let its currency rise against the staggering US dollar.

But the headlines about the world’s biggest and most unbalanced bilateral economic relationship obscure what is really going on in US-China economic relations.

Companies such a More

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Toyota: Nickel Batteries for Hybrids, Lithium for Electric Cars


Over the past decade, consumers have mostly overcome unfounded fears about the safety and longevity of batteries in their hybrid cars. But now the trusted battery technology, nickel metal hydride, is slowly being replaced by lithium ion—raising questions about which automaker will make the switch More


Over the past decade, consumers have mostly overcome unfounded fears about the safety and longevity of batteries in their hybrid cars. But now the trusted battery technology, nickel metal hydride, is slowly being replaced by lithium ion—raising questions about which automaker will make the switch More

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Honda Uses Toshiba Lithium-Ion Batteries in Test Version of Electric Car


Honda Motor Co. is using lithium-ion batteries made by Toshiba Corp. in a test version of its electric car, expanding upon a supply agreement for electric scooters.

Honda’s joint venture with Kyoto-based GS Yuasa Corp. will supply lithium-ion batteries for its hybrid cars, including a More


Honda Motor Co. is using lithium-ion batteries made by Toshiba Corp. in a test version of its electric car, expanding upon a supply agreement for electric scooters.

Honda’s joint venture with Kyoto-based GS Yuasa Corp. will supply lithium-ion batteries for its hybrid cars, including a More

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Lithium Ion Batteries May Reduce Electric Car Prices Considerably


The lithium-ion batteries for electric cars are now being tested by several giant automakers such as Toyota, Daimler or Bayerische Motoren Werke. The batteries, assembled by Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors, cost less than the larger traditional ones developed exclusively for cars.

Tesla M More


The lithium-ion batteries for electric cars are now being tested by several giant automakers such as Toyota, Daimler or Bayerische Motoren Werke. The batteries, assembled by Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors, cost less than the larger traditional ones developed exclusively for cars.

Tesla M More

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Lithium Ion Batteries May Drop Electric Car Prices

Toyota and other automakers are testing lower cost Tesla rechargeable batteries in hopes they’ll make the vehicles more affordable.

By Esther Shein , InformationWeek
December 8, 2010 03:43 PM

Automakers, including Toyota, Daimler, and Bayerische Motoren Werke, are testing lithium ion batteries assembled by Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors to power electric cars.

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Toyota and other automakers are testing lower cost Tesla rechargeable batteries in hopes they’ll make the vehicles more affordable.

By Esther Shein , InformationWeek
December 8, 2010 03:43 PM

Automakers, including Toyota, Daimler, and Bayerische Motoren Werke, are testing lithium ion batteries assembled by Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors to power electric cars.

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Toyota Adopts Tesla’s Laptop Battery Strategy for Electric Cars


Toyota Motor Corp., Daimler AG and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG are turning to laptops for a cheaper way to power their electric cars — and their sales.

Automakers are testing packs of lithium-ion batteries assembled by Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors Inc. costing less than bi More


Toyota Motor Corp., Daimler AG and Bayerische Motoren Werke AG are turning to laptops for a cheaper way to power their electric cars — and their sales.

Automakers are testing packs of lithium-ion batteries assembled by Silicon Valley startup Tesla Motors Inc. costing less than bi More

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How Electric Car Charging Will Evolve

This article shares some of the surprises revealed by our research for the new IDTechEx report “Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2011-2021”. Only half of the money spent in the next ten years on electric vehicles, hybrid and pure electric, will be on cars. The electric car business is hugely competitive, whereas there is less competition and premium pricing in most of the other More

This article shares some of the surprises revealed by our research for the new IDTechEx report “Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure 2011-2021”. Only half of the money spent in the next ten years on electric vehicles, hybrid and pure electric, will be on cars. The electric car business is hugely competitive, whereas there is less competition and premium pricing in most of the other More

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Sanyo in Talks With Six Automakers to Sell Batteries


Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) — Sanyo Electric Co., the battery maker bought by Panasonic Corp., is in talks with six automakers to supply lithium-ion cells for their electric and plug-in hybrid models, the company’s energy-business head said.

Sanyo, which aims to win 30 percent to 40 percent o More


Nov. 18 (Bloomberg) — Sanyo Electric Co., the battery maker bought by Panasonic Corp., is in talks with six automakers to supply lithium-ion cells for their electric and plug-in hybrid models, the company’s energy-business head said.

Sanyo, which aims to win 30 percent to 40 percent o More

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Japan: Sanyo to shift new battery plant into overdrive


Sanyo Electric Co. has announced plans to boost the production capacity for lithium-ion batteries at its newly built plant in Kasai, Hyogo Prefecture, tenfold by 2015.

The plant, which began operations in July, is on track to achieve its initial production target of 1 million lithium-ion bat More


Sanyo Electric Co. has announced plans to boost the production capacity for lithium-ion batteries at its newly built plant in Kasai, Hyogo Prefecture, tenfold by 2015.

The plant, which began operations in July, is on track to achieve its initial production target of 1 million lithium-ion bat More

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Reportlinker Adds Global Electric Vehicles Industry

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market
research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Electric Vehicles Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092457/Global-Electric-Vehicles-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Vehicles in Thousands of
Units by the following product segments: Batte More

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ — Reportlinker.com announces that a new market
research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Electric Vehicles Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092457/Global-Electric-Vehicles-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Electric Vehicles in Thousands of
Units by the following product segments: Batte More

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Research and Markets: Lithium Metal Phosphate Batteries 2010-04 – A Comprehensive Panorama of the Intellectual Property Landscape

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d49bb3/lithiummetal_phos) has announced the addition of the “Lithium Metal Phosphate Batteries 2010-04” report to their offering.

In the current roadmap on emerging battery technologies, LiMPO4 cathodes raises high hope concerning the possibility of efficient energy storage at hi More

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/d49bb3/lithiummetal_phos) has announced the addition of the “Lithium Metal Phosphate Batteries 2010-04” report to their offering.

In the current roadmap on emerging battery technologies, LiMPO4 cathodes raises high hope concerning the possibility of efficient energy storage at hi More

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Competition for Lithium Battery Technology Heating Up


Toshiba Corp (TYO:6502) is targeting more than 10 percent of the rechargeable battery market share in five years, with an ambitious eye for a considerable distribution of the surging but highly competitive sector.

Toshiba’s strategy to help boost the company’s growth and weather the impac More


Toshiba Corp (TYO:6502) is targeting more than 10 percent of the rechargeable battery market share in five years, with an ambitious eye for a considerable distribution of the surging but highly competitive sector.

Toshiba’s strategy to help boost the company’s growth and weather the impac More

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Solar Car Batter Charger Lets These People Drive Electric Vehicles for Free

The 2010 National Solar Tour, organized by the American Solar Energy Society, is Saturday, Oct. 2.

California’s #1 Solar City is helping build momentum to make the 2010 American Solar Energy Society National Solar Tour the most successful grassroots solar event in history.

Early adopter San Diegans are driving national solar trends that bring a holistic, economically-viable approa More

The 2010 National Solar Tour, organized by the American Solar Energy Society, is Saturday, Oct. 2.

California’s #1 Solar City is helping build momentum to make the 2010 American Solar Energy Society National Solar Tour the most successful grassroots solar event in history.

Early adopter San Diegans are driving national solar trends that bring a holistic, economically-viable approa More

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Panasonic talking to 20 car makers on lithium cells


* Panasonic in battery talks with about 20 car makers

* No date for expanding battery production at fourth factory

* Panasonic exceeds developing market targets in April-June

* Pushing ahead with plans for Indian industrial park

By Isabel Reynolds and Reiji Murai

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* Panasonic in battery talks with about 20 car makers

* No date for expanding battery production at fourth factory

* Panasonic exceeds developing market targets in April-June

* Pushing ahead with plans for Indian industrial park

By Isabel Reynolds and Reiji Murai

O More

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Japan: Report: GS Yuasa, Mitsubishi, Magna to build li-ion battery production facility in Europe


GS Yuasa, the lithium-ion battery maker that recently dissolved its joint venture (JV) with Sanyo, is now eying the possibility of setting up shop with the assistance of Mitsubishi Corp. and Magna International Inc. The Nikkei reports that GS Yuasa will hold a majority stake in a new joint venture t More


GS Yuasa, the lithium-ion battery maker that recently dissolved its joint venture (JV) with Sanyo, is now eying the possibility of setting up shop with the assistance of Mitsubishi Corp. and Magna International Inc. The Nikkei reports that GS Yuasa will hold a majority stake in a new joint venture t More

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Hamilton: Say goodbye to that tangle of useless chargers

There’s a big basket in my kitchen that functions as a dump site for the numerous gadget chargers accumulating in my home.

We have chargers for two digital cameras, two MP3 players, two cell phones, a netbook and a bunch of other devices we don’t use anymore or which have been lost. It’s kind of like a key chain where half the keys are a mystery, but you keep them anyway just in case. More

There’s a big basket in my kitchen that functions as a dump site for the numerous gadget chargers accumulating in my home.

We have chargers for two digital cameras, two MP3 players, two cell phones, a netbook and a bunch of other devices we don’t use anymore or which have been lost. It’s kind of like a key chain where half the keys are a mystery, but you keep them anyway just in case. More

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Japan: Sanyo Electric mulls expansion for lithium-ion battery plant


Sanyo Electric Co., the world’s biggest maker of rechargeable batteries, may expand a plant making next-generation batteries by 40 percent next year as demand soars for pollution-free vehicles, an official said.

The Panasonic Corp.-controlled company may produce an additional 300,000 to More


Sanyo Electric Co., the world’s biggest maker of rechargeable batteries, may expand a plant making next-generation batteries by 40 percent next year as demand soars for pollution-free vehicles, an official said.

The Panasonic Corp.-controlled company may produce an additional 300,000 to More

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ResearchInChina Publishes China Li-ion Battery and its Raw Materials Industry Report

Beijing, China, 08/24/2010 – ResearchInChina announces the release of a new report- China Li-ion Battery and its Raw Materials Industry Report, 2009-2010.

At present, the global supply of Li-ion battery is monopolized by the three giants in East Asia, i.e. China, Japan and South Korea, with the total market share surpassing 95%.

In comparison with Japan’s and South Korea’ More

Beijing, China, 08/24/2010 – ResearchInChina announces the release of a new report- China Li-ion Battery and its Raw Materials Industry Report, 2009-2010.

At present, the global supply of Li-ion battery is monopolized by the three giants in East Asia, i.e. China, Japan and South Korea, with the total market share surpassing 95%.

In comparison with Japan’s and South Korea’ More

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USA: Family Energy Day and Street Smart San Diego

Sunday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: CCSE – 8690 Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA 92123
Registration: Free – No registration required

Find out the simple steps you can take right away to lower next month’s energy costs in one afternoon of free, interactive family fun. The day features valuable prize drawings, test drives of pre-market plug-in cars of th More

Sunday, Sept. 12 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Location: CCSE – 8690 Balboa Ave., San Diego, CA 92123
Registration: Free – No registration required

Find out the simple steps you can take right away to lower next month’s energy costs in one afternoon of free, interactive family fun. The day features valuable prize drawings, test drives of pre-market plug-in cars of th More

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USA: OMSI Unveils Solar Charging Station in Portland


Through a collaborative effort from the SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), InSpec Group (InSpec), and Portland General Electric (PGE), the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) has installed a solar canopy charging station to service electric cars, e-bikes, and most portable personal el More


Through a collaborative effort from the SANYO North America Corporation (SANYO), InSpec Group (InSpec), and Portland General Electric (PGE), the Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) has installed a solar canopy charging station to service electric cars, e-bikes, and most portable personal el More

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SANYO Completes New Factory for Li-ion Batteries for Eco-friendly Vehicles

The FINANCIAL — SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (SANYO), one of the world leaders of rechargeable battery technologies, is pleased to announce the completion of SANYO ‘s new factory for the lithium-ion batteries for eco-friendly vehicles in its Kasai Plant (Kasai city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.)

Given the growing public concern for conserving the environment, SANYO is enhancing the dev More

The FINANCIAL — SANYO Electric Co., Ltd. (SANYO), one of the world leaders of rechargeable battery technologies, is pleased to announce the completion of SANYO ‘s new factory for the lithium-ion batteries for eco-friendly vehicles in its Kasai Plant (Kasai city, Hyogo prefecture, Japan.)

Given the growing public concern for conserving the environment, SANYO is enhancing the dev More

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4EVRiders.org: Companies, People, and Events to Watch in the EV and Plug-in Hybrid Markets.

Companies, people and events to watch
4EVRiders.org JulY 2010 Newsletter: Issue No. 0002

  • Overview: USA Electrification Coalition Report
  • Companies To watch
    1. EV

      • Mitssubitshi i MiEV (2009), More

        Companies, people and events to watch
        4EVRiders.org JulY 2010 Newsletter: Issue No. 0002

      • Overview: USA Electrification Coalition Report
      • Companies To watch
        1. EV

          • Mitssubitshi i MiEV (2009), More

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