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October 1, 2020  

Ikea Canada to phase out non-rechargeable alkaline batteries

In fiscal year 2019, Ikea sold roughly 300 million alkaline batteries globally.

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October 1, 2020  

Closing date of GM-Nikola partnership may be delayed

Automaker would get an 11% stake in exchange for engineering and building Nikola’s Badger hydrogen fuel cell and electric pickup truck.

News Energy General
May 21, 2020  

Global energy storage to rebound, witness strong capacity additions: Frost & Sullivan

The United States and China are set to be the biggest markets for energy storage in terms of installations and installed capacity

News Automotive Manufacturing General Sustainability
January 8, 2020  

Li-Cycle completes first commercial shipment of recycled battery material

Mississauga company’s unique process removes metals such as cobalt, nickel and lithium for reuse.

News Automotive Manufacturing General
November 13, 2019  

Musk says Tesla to build new factory near Berlin

The new plant will build batteries, powertrains and vehicles, starting with Model Y.

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May 14, 2019  

Volkswagen to invest 1B euros in battery production plant

Factory is part of the company’s effort to electrify its vehicles.

News Automotive General
February 7, 2019  

AAA: Cold weather can cut electric car range over 40%

Tesla disputed the AAA study results.

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February 4, 2019  

Tesla buys battery technology company

Maxwell Technologies will help the manufacturer of electric vehicles cut production costs.

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January 22, 2019  

Toyota, Panasonic announce joint venture for green auto batteries

Automaker will take a 51% stake in the venture, which will be running by the end of 2020.

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October 2, 2017  

GM to offer two more electric vehicles in next 18 months

Sees its entire model lineup running on electricity in the future, big battery or hydrogen.

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August 9, 2017  

Electrovaya gets $3.8M to develop Li-Ion batteries for commercial vehicles

Funding made available by Sustainable Development Technology Canada.

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July 5, 2017  

Electrovaya Inc. CEO to pay $250K penalty over OSC disclosure violations

Settlement follows allegations by the OSC that Electrovaya issued unbalanced press releases and failed to update its disclosure record.

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March 17, 2017  

Dal’s battery man: Jeff Dahn awarded the Herzberg medal

The researcher was awarded the $1 million Herzberg medal recognizing his efforts to improve lithium-ion batteries.

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February 20, 2017  

Electrovaya: Charging a greener future

Electrovaya is confident its safer and greener technology will overcome concerns about the promising battery technology.

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February 7, 2017  

Dalhousie professor wins top science prize for battery research

Jeff Dahn has an “exclusive research partnership” with Elon Musk’s Tesla Motors.