JCI bets on beefed-up lead-acid batteriesMon, 20, Jun 2016
Johnson Controls will spend $780 million to expand capacity for advanced absorbent glass mat batteries around the world. JCI's battery chief, Joe Walicki, believes the product is powerful enough to support the industry's move into bigger power users, such as stop-start systems.
Nissan develops new ethanol fuel cells to jump infrastructure hurdleTue, 14, Jun 2016
Nissan has developed a new kind of fuel cell drivetrain for cars that taps an onboard tank of ethanol instead of pressurized hydrogen, delivering a cheaper and safer ride that it says is more user friendly.
Johnson Controls to double N.A. production of stop-start batteriesMon, 13, Jun 2016
Johnson Controls said it plans to invest $245 million through 2020 to double North American production of absorbent glass mat (AGM) batteries for vehicles with stop-start systems.
Musk says Samsung may supply batteries to Tesla Energy; Panasonic will supply Model 3Wed, 08, Jun 2016
Tesla Motors may get batteries for its energy unit from Samsung SDI Co., CEO Elon Musk said on Twitter. Musk also said Panasonic will be the exclusive supplier of batteries to the upcoming Model 3 small car.