The chip shortage continues in 2022. While some experts believe that the situation will improve this year, others are convinced that the crisis will persist into 2023. This article is updated continuously and summarizes the most important chip shortage news in June 2022.
Each year, we’ve seen more of a focus on EVs at the annual PCIM Europe event, and 2022 was no exception with a range of exciting new developments that illustrate just how quickly the sector is innovating.
Toyota Motor Corporation has developed batteries based on the concept of "safe, long service life, high-quality, good value for price, and high performance" so that customers can use them with peace of mind. This technology utilizing many years of electrified vehicle development as well as on-board parts and units have been used to create the O-Uchi Kyuden System, a home storage battery system.
Advanced Cell Engineering (ACE), a developer and licensor of next-generation high energy density battery cell technology, has filed a patent application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its very large format (VLF) cell. The patent filing represents a key milestone in the company’s “Project Magnus,” in which ACE will finalize cell design and chemistry for a highly efficient, 1-meter cell-to-pack prismatic cell. This is ACE’s fourth patent application in the last six months.
Nano One Materials Corp., a clean technology innovator in battery materials, and BASF SE, a globally active chemical company with extensive experience in the development and manufacture of battery materials, announced they have signed a joint development agreement (JDA).