Yanming Rare Earth New Power Technology Co., Ltd. located in the Baotou Rare Earth High-tech Zone in Inner Mongolia might soon start mass production of a new type of Nickel batteries composed of lanthanum and cerium as the main components of the electrode materials. The new batteries are said to have high safety, long life, and high recyclability. They take only 8 minutes to fully charge, and they can withstand -55 °C low temperature. They will be used in electric buses and have been successfully tested in Baotou City’s public transportation system for one year. IP is said to be fully Chinese.

Science and Technology Daily, November 20, 2018