Tag: Northvolt

May 12, 2023 - 02:27 pm

Germany: Northvolt makes progress on cell plant in Heide

Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt is making progress in setting up a factory in Germany. The communities of Lohe-Rickelshof and Norderwöhrden have agreed to enter the next phase of the approval process. In addition, Northvolt is seeking what is known as TCTF funding.

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May 9, 2023 - 11:24 am

Northvolt wants to build battery plant in Quebec

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt and its subsidiary Cuberg are planning a factory in Canada, according to a media report. Many details are not yet known, but the companies have apparently already shortlisted two concrete locations.

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Apr 19, 2023 - 11:49 am

Scania & Northvolt present dedicated e-truck battery cell

Scania and Northvolt have unveiled their jointly developed battery cell for heavy electric trucks. In validation tests, the prismatic lithium-ion cell has demonstrated a service life equivalent to a truck’s whole lifetime, a fact which the partners consider “outstanding”.

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Mar 8, 2023 - 02:17 pm

VW may prefer US over Eastern Europe for battery cell factory

Volkswagen may have put plans for a battery cell factory in Eastern Europe on ice. According to a media report, the company is looking to build a plant in North America first since it could receive up to €10 billion in incentives because of the US Inflation Reduction Act.

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Oct 31, 2022 - 01:04 pm

Energy prices may delay construction of Northvolt Drei

The high energy prices are probably slowing down the construction of Northvolt’s planned battery factory in Germany. Northvolt CEO Magnus Carlsson confirmed this in an interview. A decision has not yet been made, but Northvolt is already considering an alternative location.

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Jun 29, 2022 - 01:17 pm

Northvolt confirms plans for IPO in next two years

The Swedish battery wunderkind Northvolt has confirmed plans to go public within the next two years. The battery cell company backed by Volkswagen or BMW was “well-positioned” for an initial public offering, Chairman Carl-Erik Lagercrantz said in an interview.

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May 18, 2022 - 12:08 pm

Northvolt starts delivering cells from Skellefteå factory

Northvolt has started commercial deliveries of battery cells to a car manufacturer. It makes the Swedish start-up the first European firm that has managed to do so. And, they have made the shipments from the Ett factory in Skellefteå, Sweden, on schedule.

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May 12, 2022 - 02:37 pm

Northvolt granted funding for German plant

Northvolt is to recieve European funding for its battery factory in Germany. In Berlin, the German Federal Minister of Economic Affairs Robert Habeck officially handed over notification of IPCEI funding (Important Projects of Common European Interest) to Northvolt.

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Apr 7, 2022 - 11:44 am

Northvolt cells will power electric Volvo XC60 successor

The successor to the Volvo XC60 set for 2024 will be the first series EV model to use battery cells from the joint venture between Volvo and Northvolt. The conventional SUV has been the Swedish brand’s best-selling car running for the past four years.

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Mar 15, 2022 - 12:25 pm

Northvolt to build battery factory in Germany

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt has announced another battery factory, this time in Germany. ‘Northvolt Drei’ is to be built in Heide in Schleswig-Holstein and will have an annual production capacity of 60 GWh.

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Feb 25, 2022 - 01:21 pm

Northvolt to build second battery factory in Sweden

Northvolt plans to convert a closed Stora Enso paper mill in Sweden into a gigafactory to produce up to 100 GWh of cathode material as well as battery cells. The two companies have signed a letter of intent that calls for Northvolt to purchase the Kvarnsveden Mill in Borlänge, Sweden, and the surrounding industrial area.

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Jan 2, 2022 - 12:55 pm

Batteries are now being produced at Northvolt

Northvolt has started up its Ett factory in Skellefteå, Sweden, with the production of the first battery cell. Northvolt says the first prismatic cell was manufactured there on 28 December. The first deliveries to customers are scheduled for 2022.

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Dec 14, 2021 - 03:55 pm

Northvolt & Galp to build lithium plant in Portugal

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt is setting up a 50:50 joint venture with Portugal’s energy company Galp. Under the direction of the joint venture Aurora, a lithium conversion plant will be built in Portugal. The future location of the plant is still under discussion.

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Nov 14, 2021 - 12:52 pm

Northvolt produces first 100% recycled NMC battery cell

Northvolt has produced its first battery cell with 100 per cent recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt as part of its Revolt recycling programme. The company is now looking to scale up its recycling facilities in Sweden to establish a facility able to recycle 125,000 tons of batteries per year.

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Oct 7, 2021 - 04:12 pm

Northvolt expands research facility in Västerås

The Swedish battery cell manufacturer Northvolt is investing 750 million US dollars in the expansion of its research centre Northvolt Labs in Västerås. The site will be expanded to include a campus with a new research and development centre, customer centre and offices.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 12:51 pm

BMW places battery cell order worth €8 billion

BMW has increased its orders for battery cells for use in electric cars. According to an agency report, the Munich-based company is said to have ordered cells worth the equivalent of eight billion euros from four manufacturers.

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Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm

Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030

Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long

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Jun 21, 2021 - 01:21 pm

Northvolt & Volvo Cars consider battery cell joint venture

Volvo Car Group and Northvolt want to set up a joint venture to develop and produce more sustainable batteries tailored to power Volvo’s and Polestar’s next generation of pure electric cars. The plans include R&D and a large scale cell factory in Europe.

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