GS Yuasa has launched its award-winning online battery training platform GS Yuasa Academy across Europe. The system, which the company says is the original and only dedicated battery training hub, now features content in German, Italian, Spanish and Swedish and is available online on the company’s dedicated website.
Hankook & Company Co., Ltd., the holding company of Hankook Tire & Technology Co., Ltd., has established a new subsidiary company under its Energy Solution (ES) Business Headquarters: Hankook & Company ES Deutschland, based in Frankfurt, aims to expand the company’s automotive battery business in the European market. The new batteries of the brand (formerly Hankook Atlas BX) were first shown in September at Automechanika, Europe’s largest car parts trade fair.
A wide range of Hankook Atlas BX brand battery products will be on display at Automechanika Frankfurt from 13 to 17 September. Hankook & Company Energy Solution (ES) Business Headquarters will present its latest technologies for start-stop vehicles, passenger cars and commercial vehicles, as well as for boats and motorhomes, at stand E51 in Hall 4.1.
Sumitomo Rubber Industries (SRI) and its research partners have developed a technology for measuring the structure and chemical state of matter at a nanoscale level and have employed this to visualise the sulphur compounds within lithium-sulphur batteries in greater detail than ever before. SRI anticipates not only improving the performance of lithium-sulphur batteries – the technology may also lead to better-performing tyres.
Battery brand Banner has unveiled a new marketing campaign for the impending battery season. “Power Beyond Ordinary” supersedes the “NO BULL Get Real” campaign that has been running for the last two years.
On 28 June, the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland (AVI) granted the environmental permit for Keliber’s lithium chemical plant. The plant will be built in Kokkola Industrial Park (KIP).
Founded in France in 1971, Point S Group is now present in 48 countries across four continents. Point S officially launched in the UK in 2011 and therefore celebrated a decade on these shores last year. Just as Tyres & Accessories was on-hand when pre-launch discussions were taking place on the fringes of the Reifen Essen show back in 2010, while the market prepared for Tire Cologne 2022, we caught up with network manager Wayne Daniel in order to find out more.
The battery industry is set to be one of the most significant over the next 10 years, according to GlobalData, which predicts that revenues will exceed $168 billion by 2030. However, the leading data and analytics company notes that extraction of raw materials will not meet soaring demand unless capital markets change course in the face of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) pressures and invest heavily in new mines.
Ring Automotive has launched the SmartCharge Pro, a versatile, 30A battery charger suitable for intensive use across mixed vehicle fleets. The 2.6 kilogram, 12/24V-output compatible power supply rapidly recharges with variable rates of five, 10, 20 and 30 amps, allowing technicians to charge batteries quickly.
Yuasa, a brand of global battery manufacturer GS Yuasa, are taking their sponsorship programme to new heights by teaming up with world famous air display team The Blades. The partnership will see Yuasa logos feature prominently on the team’s four aircraft as they perform exhilarating close-formation aerobatic displays to well over four million people at events in 2022.
The producer of one in every three car batteries in use around the world has announced a new safety critical battery for electric vehicles. Clarios Smart AGM will monitor its performance in real-time, deliver continuous low-voltage power to optimise performance of the low-voltage power supply, anticipate the need for battery maintenance and provide safety critical operations.
Battery manufacturer Varta AG has enlarged its executive board to include Rainer Hald, the company’s 52-year-old Chief Technology Officer (CTO) as the third member of the body alongside Armin Hessenberger (CFO) and the Chairman, Herbert Schein (CEO) effective 1 January 2022.