New California innovation facility to accelerate StoreDot’s development of semi solid battery technology and battery material research and strengthen relationships with US OEM partners
StoreDot says its new US research facility in Irvine, California, US will be used to speed up development of semi-solid battery technology and battery material research. The US team is headed by the company’s global Chief Science Officer Dr David Lee.
The team will work in tandem with company’s Israel-based R&D headquarters, which it says will enable it to scale up globally and remain on track for its 100inX strategic technology roadmap to deliver mass produced battery cells capable of 100 miles of range in five minutes of charge by 2024, 100 miles in three minutes by 2028 and 100 miles in two minutes by 2032.
The company says it has a growing network of strategic global partnerships and investors, across the battery ecosystem. To date it has received investments from global automotive manufacturers including Daimler, Ola Electric, Polestar, VinFast and Volvo Cars.