May 18, 2022

Nissan supplier to offer EV batteries with 1,000 km range – mass production to start by 2024

Nissan supplier Envision AESC has announced that it will soon offer better EV batteries capable of giving consumers’ zero-emission cars a range of 1,000 km.

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The charging port of the new Chevy Bolt EV, an electric car with a range of 200 miles, priced at $30,000, and will go into production this year, is seen after a keynote at CES 2016 at the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino on January 6, 2016 in Las Vegas, Nevada. CES, the world’s largest annual consumer technology show.

The Chinese tech maker is creating advanced electric car batteries that are typically used (around 90%) for Nissan EV models.

But, Envision AESC has announced plans to include new automaker partners, particularly those in Japan, China and Europe.

As for the United States, the EV battery maker has not confirmed whether it will also add American car developers.

Nissan supplier will offer EV batteries with a range of 1000 km

According to TechWire Asia’s latest report, Envision AESC’s 1000KM batteries are expected to go into mass production by 2024.

Nissan supplier to offer EV batteries with 1,000 km range - mass production to start by 2024

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“On the other hand, Envision AESC also stated that it expects customers worldwide to cover more than 50% of its annual EV battery transaction.

The electric vehicle battery maker plans to build a new manufacturing plant in Ibaraki prefecture near Tokyo, hoping the facility will be operational from 2024.

This means that the Chinese electric vehicle manufacturer plans to expand its products to consumers other than Nissan.

Electric vehicle batteries are now being recycled

As Envision AESC focuses on delivering new batteries that provide longer on-road range, Redwood Materials Inc. has launched a new electric vehicle battery program in California.

This new project should recycle the cells of electric cars so as not to waste them. Ford and Volvo are the first automakers to join the new EV battery project, as reported by Protocol.

“This is critical to enabling both the State of California and broader US electrification goals,” said JB Straubel, the former CTO of Tesla, who also founded Redwood Materials Inc.

In other news, Tesla owners will soon be able to choose between a yoke or around the steering wheel. Meanwhile, the USPS is rejecting US President Joe Biden’s appeal. Instead of buying electric trucks, the agency decided to buy gasoline trucks.

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