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Northvolt secures partnership with Umicore and BMW

Northvolt has secured a partnership with Belgian chemicals company Umicore and German carmaker BMW to design and commercialize a process that would give automotive lithium-ion batteries a second life as an energy storage system, before recycling them. BMW will provide expertise in battery cell development and Umicore in developing battery active materials and recycling. BMW …

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World’s Largest Electric Ferry to be Equipped With Massive 4.2 MWh Lithium-Ion Battery

Via a press release from LeClanché, the Swiss battery manufacturer, we learned that the company has worked with Danish shipbuilder Søby Shipyard Ltd. to put together a plan for the largest battery pack in a ferry, possibly the largest battery pack in a vehicle, for completion in the June 2017 timeframe.  The project is   …

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