EC warns of lithium danger, calls for alternative battery technologies 318 159 Batteries International

EC warns of lithium danger, calls for alternative battery technologies

11 October 2018: The European Commission report Towards the Battery of the Future, released in September, says innovation in battery technology is imperative, and while hailing lithium as today’s battery…

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Bipolar technology introduced to China through Advanced Battery Concepts 325 155 Batteries International

Bipolar technology introduced to China through Advanced Battery Concepts

11 October 2018: Bipolar lead battery firm Advanced Battery Concepts has signed a memorandum of cooperation to develop bipolar lead batteries with the Chinese battery maker FengFan, ABC announced on…

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Paul Frost (1952-2018)

11 October 2018: A larger than life character with an enormous range of both expertise and friends. Paul Frost, a well known, well respected and well liked figure in the…

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JCI signs technical collaboration agreement with Amara Raja Batteries 225 225 Batteries International

JCI signs technical collaboration agreement with Amara Raja Batteries

11 October 2018: Johnson Controls and Amara Raja Batteries have signed an agreement aiming to bring new battery technologies to India, the two firms announced on October 3. While the…

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JCI pledges to defend $28 million lawsuit from General Motors 1024 1024 Batteries International

JCI pledges to defend $28 million lawsuit from General Motors

11 October 2018: Johnson Controls has responded to a lawsuit launched on October 3 by General Motors, which is claiming costs of more than $28 million from the battery giant.…

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Monahov steps down as ALABC technical program manager 200 250 Batteries International

Monahov steps down as ALABC technical program manager

Boris Monahov, the ALABC’s technical program manager, is retiring from the organization after nine years, the ALABC announced today (September 27). Monahov told BESB that it should not come as…

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Quemetco plans to increase lead battery recycling by 25% 406 263 Batteries International

Quemetco plans to increase lead battery recycling by 25%

The public review period of the proposed upgrade of Quemetco Inc’s recycling plant in Los Angeles by the South Coast Air Quality Management District, the Southern California regulatory agency, closes…

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Mesa Technical Associates buys Alcad’s lead battery business 600 319 Batteries International

Mesa Technical Associates buys Alcad’s lead battery business

Mesa Technical Associates, the US provider of power products for telecoms, utilities and industrial markets, has bought the North American lead-acid battery arm of Alcad, the firm announced on September…

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Exide launches VRLA gel battery for truck applications 1024 578 Batteries International

Exide launches VRLA gel battery for truck applications

Exide Technologies has launched a VRLA gel battery for its truck range, the battery giant announced on September 20. The Endurance+ PRO GEL battery technology, an original Sonnenschein (Exide brand)…

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Trojan Battery rebrands with new logo and tagline 194 57 Batteries International

Trojan Battery rebrands with new logo and tagline

Trojan Battery has overhauled its logo, tagline and product branding, with a new website to come online later this year, the battery giant announced on September 24. The new tagline,…

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