Jan 10, 2023 - 11:14 am
Britishvolt to sell majority stake to stay afloat
Britishvolt, the battery maker currently in financial dire straits, can apparently still fulfil its plans for a battery cell factory in Blyth in the north-east of England, just not on its own. The company is talking about a possible sale to secure its future.
Jan 9, 2023 - 05:38 pm
BYD builds another battery factory in China
BYD has started construction of another electric car battery plant in China. The new blade battery production facility is being built in Xuzhou in Jiangsu province and is scheduled to start production in December 2023.
Aug 29, 2022 - 06:48 pm
VW invests 2 billion euros to transform Salzgitter plant
The Volkswagen Group is investing around two billion euros in the transformation of its Salzgitter site in Germany – from the lead engine plant to the lead cell plant. At the same time, the carmaking giant says it has launched a major qualification offensive.
Aug 29, 2022 - 06:11 pm
Honda & LG Energy Solution to build US battery plant
Honda and LG Energy Solution have entered into an agreement to establish a joint venture for the production of batteries in the USA. The batteries will be used in Honda and Acura electric models in the North American market.
Sep 20, 2021 - 05:44 pm
Rosatom to build battery factory in Kaliningrad
Russia’s nuclear corporation Rosatom announces the location for its battery cell factory announced in March. It will be built in the western Russian exclave of Kaliningrad and is to produce battery cells for electric vehicles and energy storage systems from 2026.
Sep 17, 2021 - 03:19 pm
SVOLT expands with a third plant in China
The battery cell manufacturer SVOLT, which emerged from the Chinese carmaker Great Wall, wants to further expand its production capacities in China. Another cell factory is now to be built in Chengdu, which is to have a capacity of 60 GWh in the third expansion stage.
Jun 18, 2021 - 09:01 pm
Tesla Giga Berlin subject to next phase of bureacracy
In Germany, after Tesla submitted the amended application documents for the Giga Berlin plant expansion to include a battery factory, the Brandenburg State Office for the Environment has now decided, as expected, that public participation will be required again due to the scope of the amendment.
Dec 17, 2020 - 01:47 pm
CATL plans to build battery plant in Indonesia
Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL plans to invest five billion US dollars in a battery factory in Indonesia. According to the Indonesian government, Tesla will also send a delegation next month to discuss possible investments in a supply chain for its electric cars.
Feb 27, 2020 - 08:27 pm
CATL invests to build new plant in China
Chinese battery cell manufacturer CATL is planning a new production facility in China. Up to 10 billion yuan will be invested in a new plant in Ningde, which is to be completed within two years. CATL also intends to raise another 20 billion yuan (around 2.6 billion euros) to expand its production capacities in existing […]