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World BMW and Ford Invest in Solid Battery Specialists Solid Power

13:25  04 may  2021
13:25  04 may  2021 Source:   t3n.de

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The US company specialized on solid-state batteries for electric cars Solid Power receives through further investment by BMW and Ford Fresh capital.

BMW und Ford investieren in Feststoffbatterie-Spezialisten Solid Power © Juergen_WallStob / Shutterstock BMW and Ford Investing in Solid Battery Specialists Solid Power The car maker BMW and Ford have increased their investments in Solid Power to ensure high-performance, cost-effective solids batteries for future electric car generations. As BMW announced on Monday in Munich, Volta Energy Technologies also participated in another investment round of $ 130 million. This allows Solid Power to produce complete batteries and expand production capacity. At the beginning of 2022, the production of car-compatible batteries start on a pilot production line, said company boss Doug Campbell.

BMW development board Frank Weber said the solids battery promise more efficient, more sustainable and safer electric vehicles. Ford and BMW are from 2022 cells with a capacity of 100 amp lessons for tests and vehicle integration. They are energy devers, safer and cheaper than the most powerful lithium-ion battery cells of today.

For solid batteries, the charge is no longer transported by a liquid carrier material. The cells can become as easier, increasing the range of vehicles. In addition, a higher energy density and faster charging are conceivable. BMW wants to realize a solid mixer for series use until the end of the decade. dpa

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