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South 8 Welcomes Porsche Ventures as Newest Strategic Investor

Porsche Ventures makes a strategic investment in South 8 and its liquefied gas electrolyte LiGas for high performance lithium-ion batteries SAN DIEGO (April 30, 2024) –(BUSINESS WIRE)–South 8 Technologies (South 8), a lithium-ion battery innovator, today announced Porsche Ventures, the venture capital arm of the sports car manufacturer, Porsche AG, as its newest strategic investor, joining existing investors Anzu Partners, LG […]

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South 8 Partners with NanoGraf on $6.4M U.S. Army Contract to Advance Domestic Lithium-ion Battery Production

Joint project will develop Family of Advanced Standard Batteries (FAStBat) to power military platforms SAN DIEGO (April 30, 2024) – (BUSINESS WIRE)–South 8 Technologies (South 8), the developer of LiGas®, a liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, announced today that it is collaborating with NanoGraf to deliver higher energy, safer, and lighter batteries for soldiers in the battlefield. South

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South 8 Technologies Selected as Finalist for the 2024 Start Up Energy Transition (SET) Award

The developer of LiGas® electrolyte, which enables unparalleled cold weather performance for lithium-ion batteries while enhancing safety, also named to the SET100 List of 2024 SAN DIEGO – Feb. 29, 2024 – South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the developer of LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, has been named as a finalist for the 8th Annual Start Up

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South 8 Demonstrates Lithium Nickel Manganese Oxide (LNMO) Battery Electrolyte

SAN DIEGO (February 20, 2024) – South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the developer of LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, has demonstrated high performance on cobalt-free, low nickel, and high-energy battery cells designed for next generation electric vehicles (EV). This work is supported by funding from the U.S. Department of Energy’s Advanced Research

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South 8 Named as a Finalist in the World Renowned 2024 Edison Awards™

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies, Inc. (“South 8”), has been named a finalist in the 2024 Edison Awards. The company is being honored in the Commercial Technology category for their Arctic™ LiGas electrolyte. The Edison Awards™, named after the American inventor Thomas Alva Edison, recognizes some of the most innovative products, business leaders and companies in

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Cyrus Rustomji speaks on LiGas™ Gen 3 improvements at the Advanced Automotive Battery Conference (AABC)

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies‘s (“South 8”), South 8 co-founder Cyrus Rustomji speaks on LiGas™ technology at Advanced Automotive Battery Conference. South 8 is the first company to develop a novel liquefied gas electrolyte technology as a safer, higher performance alternative to standard liquid electrolytes. Known as LiGas®, the liquefied gas electrolyte is simple to incorporate into existing cell

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South 8 Debuts its Arctic™ LiGas® Battery Electrolyte for Reliable, Safe Performance in Extreme Environments

South 8’s new 18650 battery cell uses the company’s liquefied gas electrolyte to minimize fire risk while delivering world-record cold weather performance SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the first to develop and commercialize LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, today introduced its Arctic™ LiGas 18650 cell at the Advanced Automotive Battery

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South 8 Welcomes Industry Veteran Tom Stepien to CEO Role

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies (“South 8”), the first to develop and commercialize LiGas®, liquefied gas electrolyte for advanced lithium-ion batteries, appointed industry veteran Tom Stepien as chief executive officer. Tom will apply more than 35 years of business, technology and energy industry leadership to drive South 8’s growth and expand commercial markets for its

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South 8 Secures Strategic Investment from Lockheed Martin Ventures

SAN DIEGO – South 8 Technologies, Inc., the San Diego cleantech company innovating safer and higher performance electrolytes for the next generation of lithium-ion batteries, has closed a strategic investment with Lockheed Martin Ventures, the venture arm of Lockheed Martin (NYSE:LMT), a global leader in defense and aerospace technology, with participation from current South 8

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U.S. Army Awards NanoGraf and South 8 Technologies Over Half a Million Dollars to Increase Battery Safety for Soldiers

CHICAGO – NanoGraf, an advanced battery materials company and enabler of the world’s most energy-dense lithium-ion cylindrical battery cell, and South 8 Technologies, developers of a novel liquefied gas electrolyte for the next generation of safe and high-performance lithium-ion batteries, with leading low-temperature performance, today announced a joint award for over half a million dollars from the

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