Batteries

Ultimate Battery Company chooses South Yorkshire to develop technologies for greener vehicles

A company set to develop a new generation of greener vehicle batteries has chosen Sheffield as the location for a new Research & Development and manufacturing facility. The Ultimate Battery Company (UBC), based in Hyde, Manchester, selected South Yorkshire for the location of its new facility, after receiving support through …

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Eurocell aims to lead the electric future in Europe’s energy storage market

Eurocell, the Anglo-Korean next-generation battery company, is primed to take advantage of the rapidly-growing energy storage market, predicted to be worth $30BN by 2030. The company’s proven batteries, which are now ready for scaled-up manufacturing, are described as suited to energy storage. According to Eurocell, they last over 10 times …

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Fuel battery tester and fuse tester custom designed by Intepro Systems

Intepro Systems offer a full set of test services for the battery and semiconductor industries including cell and battery testers up to 2MW and battery simulators for use in research and by OEMs in the electric vehicle, aerospace industry and others. As well as fuel cell and EV Drive test …

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Sensata Technologies’ i-BMS Battery Management System enables battery hot swapping to minimize charging time for low voltage EVs

Sensata Technologies has announced the availability of its new i-BMS battery management system (BMS) for electrified applications up to 60V. The new i-BMS Battery Management System from Sensata’s Lithium Balance product brand, acquired by Sensata earlier in the year, is a cell chemistry agnostic, compact, integrated BMS developed for the …

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Renesas unveils multi-cell battery front end family for high-cell count, high-voltage systems

Renesas Electronics, a supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, has introduced a new family of multi-cell full battery front end (BFE) ICs for battery management systems (BMS) built for the larger, high-voltage battery packs that power e-scooters, energy storage, high-voltage power tools, and other high-voltage equipment. The new ICs provide fast, …

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Lincad awarded contract with Thales UK for its SquadNet batteries

Lincad has announced a new contract with Thales UK to supply its SquadNet batteries for the company’s industry-leading networking soldier radios. As an experienced designer and manufacturer of defence batteries and charging systems, Lincad supplies to a range of global customers, often working to military specifications, and its products are …

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BMZ expands portfolio with on-board chargers

BMZ Group, the lithium-ion battery manufacturer, has added on-board chargers for the e-mobility industry to its portfolio. BMZ has been designing, constructing and producing vehicle batteries for various well-known customers from the e-mobility industry for years. As a system supplier to the e-mobility industry, the BMZ Group meanwhile also develops …

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Inseto invests in wedge bonder and launches two training courses

Inseto, a technical distributor of equipment and materials, has invested in a Kulicke & Soffa (K&S) Asterion wedge bonder. Located in Inseto’s Process Development Laboratory along with materials test and plasma cleaning equipment, the automatic bonder is suitable for the large-wire, fine-wire and ribbon bonding of hybrid circuits, semiconductor devices, …

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For high operating temperatures up to +155°C: Commercial IHLP® inductor in 7575 package from Vishay at Rutronik

Convincing parameters: Intended for computer, telecommunications and industrial applications, Vishay Dale‘s IHLP 7575GZ-51 inductor offers up to 30% smaller DCR values and up to 35% higher current-carrying capacity compared to components in the 6767 package. It also offers a 50% cost savings potential compared to those in the 8787 package. …

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Analog Devices’ wireless BMS helps Lotus cars redefine mobility in its electric vehicles

British performance brand Lotus Cars is planning to incorporate Analog Devices’ (ADI) wireless battery management system (wBMS) in its next-generation electric vehicle (EV) architecture. ADI’s wBMS was selected for its increased design flexibility, battery repairability and lighter weight. The engineering collaboration will enable Lotus to safely propel its future EV …

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