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BCI, New Lab, Clean Tech Strategies win US funding for LDES 658 896 Batteries International

BCI, New Lab, Clean Tech Strategies win US funding for LDES

April 12, 2024: The US Department of Energy announced on April 8 it was awarding $5 million each to three organizations — Battery Council International, New Lab and  Clean Tech…

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RECHARGE director general steps down after 11 years.

April 12, 2024: RECHARGE, the European trade association for advanced batteries, yesterday announced that its director general, Claude Chanson, will be retiring this year as head of the Brussels office.…

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EnerSys promotes Mark Matthews to president

April 12, 2024: International battery maker, EnerSys, yesterday announced the internal promotion of Mark Matthews to the role of president, specialty global. Since joining the organization in 2016, Matthews has…

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Hyundai and Kia partner Exide for Indian expansion

 April 12, 2024: South Korean car firm, Hyundai Motor and subsidiary Kia signed a memorandum of understanding on April 8 for strategic cooperation with Exide Energy, the Indian battery company,…

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Clarios to supply new AGM battery to major OEM 1024 576 Batteries International

Clarios to supply new AGM battery to major OEM

April 12, 2024: Clarios, the lead battery giant, has won a supplier contract with a major car company for its latest high performance recharge AGM battery. The 12V battery has…

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Investment firm Coronation further raises stake in battery and auto group Metair

March 27, 2024: Africa-focused investment firm Coronation Asset Management has again raised its stake in battery and automotive group Metair Investments — to nearly 21%. The deal was announced on…

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Norway-EU battery materials pact as Morrow secures LMNO boost 1024 827 Batteries International

Norway-EU battery materials pact as Morrow secures LMNO boost

March 27, 2024: Norway and the EU are to cooperate in developing raw materials for Europe’s battery industry, under a memorandum of understanding signed on March 21. The partnership agreement…

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E-mobility honor for Amara Raja’s Samudrala

March 27, 2024: The president of Amara Raja Advanced Cell Technologies (ACT) Vijayanand Samudrala has been honored with an Indian e-mobility leadership award. ACT said on March 9 that Samudrala…

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New EU battery innovation blueprint under fire over ‘neglect’ of lead 1024 930 Batteries International

New EU battery innovation blueprint under fire over ‘neglect’ of lead

March 21, 2024: A new European Commission policy report aimed at shaping the future of the EU’s battery sector has come under fire for neglecting the role of advanced lead…

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Doe Run in $7m deal to build US cobalt and nickel demo plant 740 600 Batteries International

Doe Run in $7m deal to build US cobalt and nickel demo plant

March 21, 2024: US lead miner and recycler the Doe Run Company has been awarded a $7 million federal contract to build and commission a demonstration plant for the production…

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