Hiab, part of Cargotec, has launched the MOFFETT E4 NX, an all electric 3-wheel drive truck mounted forklift. Inside the chassis of a MOFFETT M4, Hiab has constructed a zero-emission truck mounted forklift powered by lithium ion batteries with new controllers and the new HMI (Human Machine Interface ... Lithium battery zoom with electric cars ... required by the growing numbers of electric vehicles. ... Elon Musk about creating his own lithium supply channel underscores supply chain fears. ...
Plug-in electric vehicle (PEV) use in the United States (US) has doubled in recent years and is projected to continue increasing rapidly. This is especially true in California, which makes up nearly one-third of the current US PEV market. Planning and constructing the necessary infrastructure to support this projected increase requires insight into the optimal strategies for PEV battery ... Dec 30, 2020 · JAKARTA (Reuters) -Indonesia and a unit of South Korean firm LG Group have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on a $9.8 billion electric vehicle (EV) battery investment deal, the head of Indonesia's Investment Coordinating Board said on Wednesday. The deal was signed on Dec. 18 and includes investments across the EV supply chain, the board head, Bahlil Lahadalia, told a news conference.
Electric Car Makers Will Battle for Green Supply Chain, Best Reporting This week saw the announcement of the estimated range, as provided by the EPA, of GM’s upcoming Chevrolet Bolt electric car. Media observers responded positively to the estimated range of 238 miles per fully charged unit; a precise and even longer-than-promised range.
The lithium-ion battery pack alone can account for up to 50% of the value of today’s EVs. Battery prices have fallen steadily in recent years and that share will likely be much lower over time. But even so, these batteries are primarily made by companies outside the traditional auto supply chain, creating new competition for legacy suppliers.