Tag: Battery production

Nov 26, 2022 - 04:59 pm

BMW to build high-voltage battery assembly in Debrecen

BMW has announced that it will build assembly lines for the high-voltage batteries next to the new vehicle plant in Debrecen, Hungary. The first construction work is already underway, and production of the battery packs will then begin in parallel with vehicle production of the New Class.

Nov 24, 2022 - 02:52 pm

BYD to build 20 GWh battery plant in China

BYD is further expanding its battery production capacities in China with a new plant in Wenzhou in Zhejiang province. The new factory will have an annual capacity of 20 gigawatt-hours and is scheduled to start production in 2024.

Nov 22, 2022 - 02:30 pm

LG Chem to build cathode plant in the USA

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer LG Chem has announced the construction of the largest factory for the production of cathode materials for electric car batteries on American soil. This will be built in Clarksville in the state of Tennessee with an investment of 3.2 billion US dollars.



Nov 21, 2022 - 11:39 am

VinFast & Gotion to build battery factory in Vietnam

In Vietnam, construction has begun on the country’s first production facility for LFP battery cells. This is being built as part of a joint venture between VinES Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, and the Chinese battery manufacturer Gotion High-Tech.

Nov 16, 2022 - 12:45 pm

Varta pauses EV battery factory construction

Varta has put the construction of a factory for electric car battery cells on hold for the time being for cost reasons, as the company announced in its current annual report. The construction of the new factory for the V4Drive battery is to be continued only after binding customer commitments.

Nov 15, 2022 - 02:08 pm

InoBat to build battery factory in Serbia

Slovakian battery company InoBat Auto has signed letters of intent with the government of Serbia to build an electric vehicle battery cell factory in the country with an annual capacity of up to 32 GWh. InoBat had recently made a similar move with Spain.



Nov 14, 2022 - 03:59 pm

BMW Brilliance expands battery factory in China

The Chinese joint venture BMW Brilliance Automotive (BBA) has announced an investment of around 10 billion yuan (1.38 billion euros) in the expansion of its electric car battery production in the city of Shenyang. This is to supply the vehicle plants there.

Nov 14, 2022 - 03:51 pm

Freyr purchases land in Georgia for battery plant

The Norwegian company Freyr has acquired a site for its first battery cell factory in the USA called Giga America. The factory will be built in Coweta County in the state of Georgia and is expected to launch with an annual capacity of about 34 GWh.

Nov 4, 2022 - 02:38 pm

SVOLT kicks off production in Suining

The Chinese battery manufacturer SVOLT has started production at its new factory in Suining in Sichuan province. The first expansion stage of the factory, which has now started operation, is designed for an annual capacity of 20 GWh.

Nov 3, 2022 - 12:13 pm

Canoo to build battery plant in Oklahoma

Canoo announced plans for a battery module manufacturing facility in the US state of Oklahoma. The plant will be fully operational, producing modules from Panasonic battery cells with a total annual capacity of 3.2 GWh. Construction is scheduled to begin before the end of the year.

Oct 31, 2022 - 03:18 pm

Panasonic prepares to launch US battery factory construction

The Japanese company Panasonic has scheduled the start of construction of its new battery cell factory in the US state of Kansas for November 2022. It will be Panasonic’s second battery factory for electric vehicles in the USA after the Gigafactory 1 in Nevada, which is operated jointly with Tesla.

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.

Oct 27, 2022 - 02:29 pm

General Motors delays US electrification goals by half a year

General Motors has postponed its goal of delivering a total of 400,000 electric vehicles in North America by the end of 2023 by six months. As GM CEO Mary Barra explained during the company’s announcement of its latest quarterly results, battery production cannot be ramped up as quickly as planned.

Oct 26, 2022 - 12:54 pm

InoBat orders battery cells from Taiwan

The Slovakian company InoBat Auto will have its battery cells for electric cars produced in Taiwan in the future. This is made possible by a cooperation with the local battery manufacturer GUS Technology, which will manufacture the cells on behalf of InoBat in its new production plant in Taiwan.

Oct 26, 2022 - 12:13 pm

Seat receives almost half of Spain’s PERTE grant

Spain’s Ministry of Industry has made public the distribution of state aid for the first call of the eMobility funding programme PERTE. In total, the government is distributing 877.2 million euros to ten funding recipients – almost 300 million euros more than previously planned.

Oct 24, 2022 - 04:13 pm

Webasto receives major EIB loan for battery development

The automotive supplier Webasto receives a loan from the European Investment Bank (EIB) for the development of batteries for electric vehicles. The ‘Green Loan’ comprises 100 million euros and is intended to help create financial leeway to implement the business strategy.

Oct 22, 2022 - 05:43 pm

European battery manufacturers launch non-profit ‘Upcell’

The non-profit organisation “Upcell – European Battery Manufacturing Alliance” was recently founded in Paris. The members and partners have set themselves the task of building a European value chain for batteries and thus accelerating the transition to electromobility.

Oct 21, 2022 - 12:40 pm

BMW expands EV component production in Leipzig

The BMW Group has presented plans on how to expand the capacities for EV component production at the Leipzig site by 2024. In the future, eight production lines are planned on which various production steps of battery assembly will take place.

Oct 20, 2022 - 02:39 pm

US DoE announces funding for 20 battery companies

After the US Department of Energy announced funding of almost three billion US dollars for the development of a national battery supply chain in February, things are now getting concrete: 20 companies have been selected to receive a total of 2.8 billion US dollars for the construction and expansion of factories in twelve states.

Oct 20, 2022 - 02:11 pm

InoBat to build battery factory in Valladolid

InoBat Auto has signed a letter of intent with Spanish authorities to build a factory in Valladolid. At the same time, however, the Slovakian battery manufacturer itself relativises the significance of the document by affirming that other locations in Western Europe are still in the running.

Oct 20, 2022 - 02:01 pm

BMW to source round cells from AESC in the USA

BMW is pumping 1.7 billion US dollars into the production of electric cars in the USA. The investment is to flow into the conversion of the plant in Spartanburg and the construction of a battery assembly centre. The cell supplier will be Envision AESC, who is building a cell factory in South Carolina.

Oct 19, 2022 - 10:53 am

FTP Industrial opens new electric drive plant

FPT Industrial, the powertrain brand of Iveco parent Iveco, has opened a new electric drive factory in Turin, Italy. At full capacity, it will employ about 200 people to produce more than 20,000 electric axles and battery packs per year.

Oct 6, 2022 - 02:38 pm

Cellforce finalizes production process for electrode coating

The Cellforce Group, the joint venture between Porsche and Customcells, says it has successfully set up the series production process for coating its electrodes over the past twelve months. In the process, Cellforce has relied on close cooperation with the machinery and plant manufacturer Dürr.

Sep 26, 2022 - 01:14 pm

Ford & SK launch construction of BlueOval City

In the US state of Tennessee, construction work has begun on the first joint battery and electric car factory of Ford and SK On. A new all-electric pickup truck and batteries for electric vehicles from Ford and Lincoln are to be produced there from the planned opening in 2025.

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