German battery manufacturer receives funding for cell production facility
July 01, 2020VARTA AG receives public funding of EUR 300 million for battery cell production facility.
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.
BASF’s battery materials plants in Europe advance as planned
June 23, 2020The German chemicals specialist says that it remains on schedule to start up its new plants in 2022.
Volkswagen increases stake in QuantumScape
June 18, 2020The Volkswagen Group is increasing its stake in QuantumScape and making an additional investment of up to US$200 million in the US battery specialist.
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.
Xpeng Motors opens new EV manufacturing plant
June 15, 2020Xpeng Motors, an electric vehicle and technology company, has opened the doors to its self-built wholly-owned factory in Zhaoqing, Guangdong Province.
Vitesco and ROHM cooperate on Silicon Carbide Power Solutions
June 05, 2020The powertrain business area of Continental Vitesco Technologies and ROHM Semiconductor have recently signed a development partnership, beginning in June 2020.
Murata to close its Kanuma manufacturing plant
June 05, 2020It was short lived, the Kanuma plant. Established back in September of 2017, the site has developed, designed and produced primary and secondary batteries, but now the plant will close and production will be transferred.
New electric vehicle battery cell facility in Lordstown
June 05, 2020Construction has started with ground prep activities for the future site of the Ultium battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown.
Morrow Batteries to build the first giga battery cell factory in Norway
June 04, 2020Morrow Batteries says it will build battery cell production in Norway in order to meet increasing market demand and lead the drive for more sustainable batteries.
Volkswagen intensifies e-mobility activities in China
May 29, 2020Volkswagen has initiated the next chapter for its business in China. The automotive giant plans to increase its share in JAC Volkswagen, its joint venture for e-mobility.
Daimler’s battery production in Kamenz gradually increases production
May 28, 2020Local battery production is described as an important success factor for Mercedes-Benz AG’s electric offensive and a key element to flexibly and efficiently meet the global demand for electrified vehicles.
Skeleton Technologies strengthens management with new COO
May 27, 2020Skeleton Technologies has appointed Ants Vill, former Vice President of Product, as Chief Operating Officer.
AMTE Power and Britishvolt sign MoU for GigaFactory
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.
Panasonic, Tesla discuss beefing up Nevada battery plantLoad more news
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.