Author: Pedro Lima

BYD Blade Battery prismatic cells

Best charging behavior for LFP batteries

I have been writing about the importance of LFP (LiFePO4) batteries for a while now, but I haven’t written about the best charging behavior for this battery chemistry yet. It’s time to write a...

2022 BYD Atto 3

BYD will soon start production in a new factory

BYD’s fifth car factory in China is expected to start production on April 15 at Fuzhou city, Jiangxi province, with a planned annual production capacity of 200.000 vehicles.   This is especially good news...

Electric SUV smart #1

Electric SUV smart #1 tech specs

Now with the official presentation, we have all the technical specs of the smart #1 all-electric SUV.   Let’s see them.   Drivetrain and Performance: β€’ Engine set up, drive train configuration: electric engine,...

CATL gets approval for battery cell production in Germany

By the end of 2022, CATL will finally start producing battery cells in Europe (Germany). Machinery is already being installed.   Contemporary Amperex Technology Thuringia GmbH (CATT) is CATL’s first battery plant outside China...

SVOLT batteries for electric cars

SVOLT reached 200 Wh/kg with LFP battery cells

Finally, SVOLT confirmed that it has reached this milestone and their battery cells are available for automakers to order.   Until sodium-ion batteries (NIBs) for electric vehicles become mass-produced in large scale, LFP (LiFePO4)...

CATL announced its third-generation CTP battery technology

The world’s biggest battery maker, CATL, announced that its third-generation CTP (cell-to-pack) battery technology is ready for mass production and the official launch is expected in April.   Through continuous technological iteration, CATL has...