Menahem Anderman’s latest iteration of the XEv insider report, issued this week, confidently predicts the global lithium-ion xEV business will reach US$3.8bn in 2015 and US$9.2bn in 2020. Anderman’s in-depth report is based on on-site interviews with senior battery technologists and business development executives at 18 major automakers and 20 battery-system suppliers on three continents.
US demand for primary and secondary batteries is expected to increase 4.2% per year to US$17.1bn in 2017. The motor vehicle market will post the largest increases in dollar terms as motor vehicle production continues to rise following an extended period of decline.
Indian energy management firm Acme has tied up with South Korean company Samsung SDI to manufacture and market lithium-ion batteries in telecom, solar power, defence sectors and other allied industries in India and the African continent.
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The 4th Israeli conference for power sources, batteries, fuel cells and EVs will provide a platform for discussion on technological innovations and business opportunities.
Maccor, manufacturer of battery test equipment, has entered into an agreement to combine its automated test systems with AMETEK Scientific Instruments’ frequency response analysers and other electrochemical analysis systems, multiplexing and interconnect cables, and integrated impedance analysis software.
Global battery giant EnerSys is celebrating its 125th anniversary.
This year Maschinenfabrik Gustav Eirich GmbH & Co KG is celebrating the 150th anniversary of its founding in 1863.