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    Gränges to Double Battery Foil Production in Sweden

    Gränges plans to invest SEK 600 million (~US$57.7 million) over two years to double its capacity for battery cathode foil production in Finspång, Sweden. The new capacity will enable the company to meet the growing demand for battery components in Europe. “Recently, we have experienced very high interest in our battery and electrification solutions from […]

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    Phinergy and Tata Motors Present Prototype Car Powered by an Aluminum-Air Battery

    Phinergy worked with Tata Motors to develop a prototype of the Tata Tiago electric vehicle, which utilizes Phinergy’s proprietary aluminum-air battery. The prototype was presented at Auto Expo India 2023, held in New Delhi on January 12-15. “Tata is a leading automobile corporation in India,” said David Mayer, CEO of Phinergy. “Developing this vehicle in […]

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    MIT Develops New Aluminum-Sulfur Battery Concept

    As the world moves toward more sustainable power systems, such as wind and solar, there is a growing need for economical, large-scale battery backup systems that can provide power when sun and wind are blocked or unavailable. Lithium-ion batteries are the most common type of battery on the market. However, they are currently too expensive for […]

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    Hindalco, Phinergy and IOP to Partner on Aluminum-Air Batteries for EVs

    Hindalco Industries Limited, part of Aditya Birla Group, signed an MOU with Phinergy, a leading Israeli pioneer in aluminum-air battery technology, and IOC Phinergy Private Limited, a joint venture between Phinergy and PSU Indian Oil Corporation. Under the MOU, the companies will partner on research and development and pilot the production of aluminum plates for […]

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    Gränges to Invest in Battery Foil Production in the U.S.

    Gränges is expanding its production facility in Newport, Arkansas, to enable production of aluminum battery cathode foil. This kind of foil is a critical component in the manufacturing of the lithium-ion batteries necessary for a transition to electric vehicles. “With this investment, we will be the first domestic producer of battery foil,” said Patrick Lawlor, […]

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    Korea University Conducts Research on Next-Generation Magnesium Anode Batteries

    Korea University presented new research that could improve the safety and viability of magnesium anode batteries, as an alternative to lithium-ion. The research team elucidated the growth behavior of magnesium using operando imaging analysis and was able to significantly suppress magnesium dendrite growth by coating the substrate with small traces of gold (Au). Developing a […]

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    Novelis Develops Second-Generation Aluminum-Intensive Battery Enclosure Solution for EVs

    Novelis Inc. introduced Generation II of its lightweight battery enclosure solution for the rapidly growing electric vehicle (EV) market. The advanced aluminum-sheet-intensive design maximizes weight reduction, reduces costs, and delivers higher pack energy density compared to traditional EV battery enclosures made from steel or aluminum extrusions. “The second-generation battery enclosure is the direct result of […]

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    Searching for a Better Battery: Researchers Consider Aluminum as a Lithium Alternative

    By Andrea Svendsen, Managing Editor. With a growing worldwide focus on sustainability, the automotive industry has been shifting its designs towards more environmentally friendly models. The initial focus was on lightweighting using aluminum, magnesium, higher strength steels, and other materials in order to improve fuel economy. Much of the current attention is now focused on […]