Elon Musk: “10’000 people needed for Giga Texas”
April 01, 2021The Tesla CEO recently took to twitter stating that the electric vehicle manufacturer will need over 10’000 people for its Giga Texas plant “just through 2022”.
Germany backs development of ultracapacitor production technology
March 12, 2021Skeleton Technologies has announced plans to develop new production technology and fully automate manufacturing in its Großröhrsdorf factory.
Strong growth expected for third-gen semiconductors in 2021
March 11, 2021The third-generation semiconductor industry was impaired by the US-China trade war and the COVID-19 pandemic successively from 2018 to 2020, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations. But now a rapid upturn is expected.
Tesla gets building permit for warehouse in Grünheide
March 03, 2021Tesla can go ahead with the construction of a warehouse in Brandenburg (Germany); planned next to the GigaBerlin factory in Grünheide (currently being build). Local media reports that the administrative district has given the appropriate approval.
Global EV sales finished strong in the final months of 2020
March 02, 2021Global sales of NEV (new energy vehicles, which include both BEV and PHEV) skyrocketed in the final two months of 2020, with various models setting historical sales records, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Explosive growth in Automotive DRAM demand expected
February 23, 2021Driven by such factors as the continued development of autonomous driving technologies and the build-out of 5G infrastructure, the demand for automotive memories will undergo a rapid growth going forward, according to TrendForce’s latest investigations.
Texas winter to impair global 12-Inch wafer foundry capacity
February 19, 2021As previously reporder by Evertiq, Samsung's Austin-based foundry Line S2 partially suspended operation on Tuesday, February 16 due to the winter storm affecting Texas. A move which is expected to impair 1-2% of the global 12-inch wafer foundry capacity, according to TrendForce
EU approves funding for Tesla factory in Grünheide
February 11, 2021The European Union has approved funding for Tesla's giga factory in Grünheide (Brandenburg/ Germany) via the IPCEI funding project.
New energy vehicle sales grow against headwinds by 19.8% in 2020
November 27, 2020Thanks to subsidies by various governments worldwide, the New Energy Vehicle market, including BEVs and PHEVs, maintained a positive growth in sales performance despite the major downturn experienced by the overall automotive market, according to TrendForce.
Skeleton's next-gen high energy ultracapacitors to power Wrightbus’ hydrogen buses
October 19, 2020Skeleton Technologies is cooperating with Wrightbus, a bus OEM headquartered in Northern Ireland, in which the company will supply its next generation high energy ultracapacitor modules to power fuel cell buses in the UK.
Tesla going to India in 2021?
October 05, 2020At least that it what CEO Elon Musk seems to suggest on Twitter.
Aurora Labs attracts $23 million in series B funding round
September 23, 2020Aurora Labs has secured USD 23 million in Series B funding from several automotive manufacturers, electronics and technology corporations and venture capitalists.
Tesla decision to bring manufacturing to Texas will create thousands of jobs
August 18, 2020During the electric car manufacturers Q2 2020 earnings call in late July, CEO Elon Musk announced that the company will be building its next Gigafactory close to Austin in Texas.
Germany amps up domestic battery production with massive state subsidies
July 03, 2020The German government is investing more than EUR 1.5 billion in battery cell research and production.
Tesla plans battery manufacturing facility in California
June 25, 2020Electric car manufacturer Tesla plans to build a battery research and manufacturing facility in Fremont, California. N, to be operated around the clock, Under a project dubbed Roadrunner, documents from the city government also reveal a potential 24/7 operation at the facility.
Panasonic, Tesla discuss beefing up Nevada battery plant
May 19, 2020Panasonic Corporation this week said strong demand for battery cells from its U.S. partner, Tesla, has led to negotiations on the expansion of their joint plant in Storey County, Nevada.
Tesla bucks Alameda County order, opens Fremont factory
May 12, 2020In defiance of an Alameda County restriction for “non-essential” businesses to remain closed under the State of California’s stay-at-home orders in place since mid-March, Tesla CEO Elon Musk initiated the re-opening of certain manufacturing operations at the company’s Fremont, California plant on Monday.
Skeleton Technologies’ names new CTO
May 11, 2020Skeleton Technologies has appointed Dr. Daniel Weingarth as its new Chief Technology Officer. As CTO, he will lead Skeleton’s development team in increasing the energy density of its ultracapacitors ten times over current market levels.
Elmatica sees a spike in demand - responds with growth in staffLoad more news
April 02, 2020Growing demand, new customers and an increase in business within knowledge intensive industries, has reinforced the need for another Country Manager in Poland, a new Technical Manager and an additional resource in the Customer Service Department.