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New European research collaboration optimizes lead battery performance for micro-hybrids 150 150 Batteries International

New European research collaboration optimizes lead battery performance for micro-hybrids

November 19, 2020: A new European research collaboration between two leading academic institutes — the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research (Fraunhofer ISC) and Wrocław University of Science and Technology (WUST) — was announced by…

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GS Yuasa to extend partnership to create UK local energy centres 150 150 Batteries International

GS Yuasa to extend partnership to create UK local energy centres

November 19, 2020: Japanese lead and lithium battery maker GS Yuasa said on November 19 that it and Infinite Renewables, a UK renewable energy firm, were launching a project with…

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China’s lead output bounce marks first major economy to show Covid-19 recovery 150 150 Batteries International

China’s lead output bounce marks first major economy to show Covid-19 recovery

November 19, 2020: China’s lead production rose 9.9% year on year in October to a monthly record high of 599,000 tonnes, according to news agency Reuters quoting the National Bureau…

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Lead battery industry-sponsored Bali Children’s Project update 150 150 Batteries International

Lead battery industry-sponsored Bali Children’s Project update

November 19, 2020:  The Bali charity that lead battery firms and conference delegates supported at the 2018 Asia Battery and Secondary Lead Conferences has been making huge progress in supporting…

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Microporous expands sales team with new director for North America 150 150 Batteries International

Microporous expands sales team with new director for North America

November 19, 2020: Separator company Microporous has welcomed Bryan Allen to its team as director of sales for North America, the firm said on November 2. Allen previously worked as…

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UK to bring forward ban on sales of new ICE vehicles by 10 years 150 150 Batteries International

UK to bring forward ban on sales of new ICE vehicles by 10 years

November 19, 2020: The UK government on November 17 announced it was bringing forward a ban on the sale of new petrol and diesel cars by 10 years as part…

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Lithium battery fires force GM to recall 50,000 Chevrolet Bolts in US 150 150 Batteries International

Lithium battery fires force GM to recall 50,000 Chevrolet Bolts in US

November 19, 2020: General Motors on November 13 was forced to issue a recall for thousands of models of its Chevrolet Bolt vehicles after five battery fires were recorded. The…

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What’s in store for the US battery industry post-election? 150 150 Batteries International

What’s in store for the US battery industry post-election?

October 23, 2020: By the time our next news bulletin hits your inboxes, on November 12 or 13 — depending on where in the world you are — the so-called…

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Independent law firm clears Monbat of irregular waste handling 150 150 Batteries International

Independent law firm clears Monbat of irregular waste handling

October 23, 2020: Bulgarian and eastern European battery and recycling group Monbat announced in September that it had been cleared of mishandling hazardous waste by law firm Wolff Theiss. It…

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Shortage of tin to raise price of battery making over the long term 150 150 Batteries International

Shortage of tin to raise price of battery making over the long term

October 23, 2020: A variety of media reports in the week of October 12 said that increased demand for tin — a vital element  in many  lead battery alloys  —…

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