Britishvolt CEO steps down
August 25, 2022Britishvolt announces a transition within its management team. Founder and CEO Orral Nadjari is stepping down, with Dr. Graham Hoare appointed as acting CEO.
Britishvolt to receive government funding for Gigafactory
August 25, 2022The battery manufacturer says it has received confirmation from the UK Government that it will receive funding from the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF).
Britishvolt partners with Prologis to build £200m scale up facility
May 31, 2022Battery manufacturer Britishvolt announces that it has partnered with logistics real estate operator Prologis to build its UK battery cell scale-up facilities in the West Midlands.
Britishvolt acquires German battery cell maker for €36 million
May 26, 2022Britishvolt is expanding to Germany following the signing of a deal to acquire German battery cell developer and manufacturer EAS from Bulgaria's Monbat for EUR 36 million.
Manz AG receives follow-up order from Britishvolt
April 22, 2022Manz AG says that it has received a follow-up order from Britishvolt for equipment to manufacture lithium-ion battery cells.
Italvolt-founder starts his next venture – Statevolt
April 20, 2022Lars Carlstrom, the founder-CEO of Italvolt, has announced the launch of a new company, Statevolt, which will construct a 54 GWh Gigafactory in Imperial Valley, southern California with an expected CapEx of USD 4 billion.
Britishvolt to to develop battery technology with Aston Martin
March 07, 2022UK battery manufacturer Britishvolt is partnering up with Aston Martin as the carmaker takes another step on its journey to electrification. The companies are now looking to develop bespoke high performance battery cell technology.
Britishvolt powers ahead with plans to build UK Gigafactory
January 25, 2022Britishvolt is powering ahead with its plans for its first full-scale electric-vehicle Gigaplant in Northumberland and announces that the project is receiving Government support.
Manz to supply assembly equipment to Britishvolt
December 23, 2021Manz says that it has received an order from machines for assembling lithium-ion battery cells from UK battery manufacturer, Britishvolt. The total order volume amounts to more than EUR 70 million for this first expansion phase; and further projects are already in the planning stage.
UK-based consortium heads into SSB development
August 20, 2021A consortium of seven UK-based organisations, including Oxford University, have signed a memorandum of understanding to develop prototype solid-state battery technology, targeting automotive applications.
Another gigafactory to be built in Europe
February 01, 2021The European battery flora continues to grow and has a new player. Italvolt plans to build a battery cell factory with a capacity of 45 GWh in Italy.
Britishvolt team up with Siemens UK
January 18, 2021Britishvolt announces that the company has entered into an exclusive technology collaboration agreement with Siemens.
Britishvolt’s new global HQ to be sited in West Midlands
December 07, 2020The UK-based battery company has announced its intention to site its new global headquarters in the West Midland – in the heartland of the UK automotive industry.
South Wales site is off the table for Britishvolt’s gigafactory
December 04, 2020The former RAF base at Bro Tathan, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales, was suppose to be the backdrop for a 30 GWh battery manufacturing plant. However, the plans will not move forward.
Welsh government sign MoU with Britishvolt for gigaplant
July 20, 2020Battery Manufacturer Britishvolt has signed an MoU with the Welsh Government regarding the development of a 30 GWh battery manufacturing plant – as well as a 200MW solar plant – at the former RAF base at Bro Tathan, Vale of Glamorgan, South Wales.
Wales preferred as Britishvolt eyes location for Gigafactory
June 15, 2020Battery manufacturer Britishvolt has narrowed down its selection down to two promising sites for the UK's first 30 plus GWh gigafactory, from an initial 42 locations, with Bro Tathan in South Wales leading the way.
AMTE Power and Britishvolt sign MoU for GigaFactoryLoad more news
May 26, 2020AMTE Power and Britishvolt plans to investigate collaborating to build the UK’s first full cycle battery cell GigaPlant, servicing the automotive and energy storage markets.