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Exide Technologies boosts green credentials with climate targets 1024 724 Batteries International

Exide Technologies boosts green credentials with climate targets

February 15, 2024: European lead acid battery manufacturer Exide Technologies has unveiled plans to achieve a binding target of a 30% reduction in emissions by 2030. Exide said on February…

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Sunlight to acquire full control of Ubatt 482 580 Batteries International

Sunlight to acquire full control of Ubatt

February 15, 2024: The Sunlight Group said on February 7 it had signed a binding agreement to acquire the remaining 50% stake in its German lead battery recycling subsidiary Ubatt.…

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Sustainability certification for Birla Carbon plants in US, Korea 1000 592 Batteries International

Sustainability certification for Birla Carbon plants in US, Korea

February 15, 2024: Carbon additives company Birla Carbon said on February 8 it had received sustainability certification ISCC PLUS for its manufacturing plants in the US and South Korea. The…

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EnerSys picks South Carolina for $500m lithium cells gigafactory project 427 299 Batteries International

EnerSys picks South Carolina for $500m lithium cells gigafactory project

February 15, 2024: EnerSys said yesterday it had chosen South Carolina as the site to build its planned $500 million lithium ion battery cell gigafactory. The lead and lithium battery…

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Regenerate Technology to launch lead ‘upcycling’ plant in Italy, says CTO Athan Fox 1024 1024 Batteries International

Regenerate Technology to launch lead ‘upcycling’ plant in Italy, says CTO Athan Fox

February 15, 2024: Regenerate Technology Global said on February 13 it had secured a long-term lease of a former lead battery manufacturing plant in Italy where it will launch a…

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Monbat mulls sales of three subsidiaries 714 944 Batteries International

Monbat mulls sales of three subsidiaries

February 8, 2024: European lead battery major Monbat is considering plans to sell off three subsidiaries including EAS Batteries — for which a planned deal fell through last year. Batteries…

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Ford’s EV investment slow-down continues after $5bn loss 683 1024 Batteries International

Ford’s EV investment slow-down continues after $5bn loss

February 8, 2024: Ford looks set to continue a freeze on selected investments in its EV business after revealing the unit’s $4.7 billion loss outstripped overall net income of $4.3…

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Bill Brecht, 1948-2023 960 640 Batteries International

Bill Brecht, 1948-2023

It is with sadness that Batteries International has just heard of the death of William Brecht who died at his home in Rio Rancho, New Mexico on June 3, 2023.…

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Janssen steps up as global CEO of Nyrstar 912 1022 Batteries International

Janssen steps up as global CEO of Nyrstar

February 8, 2024: Guido Janssen has been appointed global CEO of the Nyrstar Group effective February 2. Janssen (pictured) was previously co-CEO of the group, with operational responsibility for European…

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Terra Supreme Battery set to launch bipolar lead battery plant in Indiana 1024 594 Batteries International

Terra Supreme Battery set to launch bipolar lead battery plant in Indiana

February 1, 2024:  Terra Supreme Battery is set to launch production of its Group 31 battery  — based on what it describes as a composite grid bipolar AGM lead acid…

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