BASF receives battery material licence from CAMX

By Kasia Patel
Published: Wednesday, 13 April 2016

BASF has obtained a licence for a patented cathode material, which it says is capable of increasing the energy density of Li-ion batteries. With the uptake of EVs by the general public having been slower than initially expected, the development of this cathode is good news for car manufacturers in the space – and raw material suppliers such as graphite, lithium and nickel companies – as it will help to extend the range of vehicles.

·         Global chemicals company BASF granted licence under CAMX Power LLC relating to patented CAM-7 cathode materials for lithium ion (Li-ion) batteries.·         CAM-7 harnesses properties of...

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