Tag: Battery production

Jul 19, 2021 - 12:44 pm

UK battery industrialisation centre opens in Coventry

The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) has now been officially opened in the English industrial city of Coventry. The £130 million, 18,500 square metre facility is designed to support UK industry in the development of battery technologies for electrification.

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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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Jul 9, 2021 - 12:39 pm

South Korea to invest in battery industry

South Korea’s government wants to support domestic battery manufacturers with billions of dollars in investment. Not only the well-known industry giants such as LG Energy Solution, Samsung SDI or SK Innovation are to benefit from this, but also smaller companies. Concrete targets for individual battery technologies have also been set.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 05:11 pm

Stellantis to invest €30 billion in e-mobility

Stellantis has presented its new electrification strategy. The multi-brand group wants to achieve 70 per cent of its sales in Europe and 40 per cent in the USA with “low emission vehicles” by 2030. In Europe, Opel is to become an electric brand by 2028.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 10:34 am

Hungary & Samsung SDI submit new papers to justify EU aid

As reported, in October 2019, the EU Commission opened an investigation to examine whether Hungary’s plans to grant subsidies of 108 million euros to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd, Hungary, complied with EU rules on regional state aid.

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Jun 25, 2021 - 03:11 pm

Skoda plans to launch 3 new BEVs by 2030

The Czech Volkswagen subsidiary Skoda has presented its new corporate strategy until 2030. The most important key statement regarding electric mobility: Skoda confirms at least three more purely electric models by the end of the decade.

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Jun 21, 2021 - 05:33 pm

CATL puts Yibin 15-GWh-plant section into operation

CATL has completed the first expansion stage of its battery cell plant in the city of Yibin in southwest China’s Sichuan Province, for which it has already commissioned the equipment. The company puts the annual capacity of the completed section at 15 GWh.

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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.

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Jun 15, 2021 - 04:09 pm

Dräxlmaier to set up production in Romania

The German automotive supplier Dräxlmaier will invest 200 million euros in the construction of a production site in the Romanian city of Timisoara over the next six years. Battery systems for electrified vehicles are to be produced there.

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Jun 9, 2021 - 12:05 pm

Volkswagen invests another €500Mn in Northvolt

Volkswagen is investing another 620 million dollars, or about half a billion euros, in its battery cell partner Northvolt. The funding is part of a $2.75 billion private placement that the Swedish company announced today alongside news on production capacity increases.

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Jun 2, 2021 - 11:44 am

Stellantis considers battery factory in Italy

Stellantis is apparently considering building a new battery factory in Italy. According to a media report, there have allegedly already been initial talks with the authorities about prerequisites and potential subsidies.

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Jun 1, 2021 - 11:25 am

Tesla to hand in third application for Giga Berlin

Although the Tesla vehicle plant in Grünheide is being expanded to include a battery cell factory, the company says the water consumption of the combined Gigafactory will not increase. According to a media report, this information was gleaned from the third application in the main approval process that Tesla is likely to submit to the […]

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May 23, 2021 - 10:58 am

Farasis and Geely establish JV for Geely batteries

In China, the US battery manufacturer Farasis is establishing a joint venture with the Geely automotive group for the research and development as well as production and sale of lithium-ion batteries for electric vehicles and other applications.

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May 21, 2021 - 12:11 pm

Ford & SKI to launch battery joint venture

Ford and SK Innovation have agreed to set up a joint venture to produce battery cells and modules for use in the US carmaker’s electric vehicles. The joint venture, called BlueOvalSK, aims to have an annual production capacity of 60 GWh.

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May 20, 2021 - 02:28 pm

Blockchain solution to tracking ethically sourced cobalt

The metals and mining companies CMOC, Eurasian Resources Group (ERG), Glencore as well as the battery material supplier Umicore are testing the blockchain solution “Re|Source” as part of a pilot project to “track responsibly produced cobalt from the mine to the electric car”.

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May 16, 2021 - 01:22 pm

QuantumScape considers cell production in Salzgitter

QuantumScape could produce solid-state batteries in the German city of Salzgitter with Volkswagen in the future. According to an agreement between the two companies, the location for the planned pilot plant with VW is to be determined this year.

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May 11, 2021 - 04:54 pm

Polestar to track CO2 throughout supply chain

Polestar has entered into a strategic partnership with blockchain provider Circulor. One element of the partnership is the tracking of CO2 equivalents through the supply chain. This is intended to help achieve Polestar’s goal of building a carbon-neutral car by 2030.

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May 11, 2021 - 04:27 pm

Elkem launches battery subsidiary ‘Vianode’

The Norwegian metal producer Elkem has founded an independent subsidiary under the name Vianode for the development and production of anode materials for electric car batteries. There is already one potential major customer.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 11:58 am

GM invests one billion to expand Mexican plant

General Motors has announced that it will invest one billion US dollars in the expansion of its plant in Ramos Arizpe, Mexico. Initially, battery packs and electric motors will be assembled there, followed by electric cars starting in 2023.

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Apr 30, 2021 - 11:30 am

BMW to launch battery production in Leipzig

The BMW Group is starting production of battery components at its Leipzig and Regensburg plants. On 3 May 2021, the series production of battery modules will start in Leipzig. The Regensburg plant already began painting battery cells for high-voltage batteries in April.

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Apr 28, 2021 - 12:43 pm

Ford wants a battery plant in Michigan

Ford is taking its first steps towards producing its own battery cells. The US carmaker has now announced that it will build a global battery centre of excellence called Ford Ion Park in southeast Michigan. Lithium-ion and solid-state batteries are to be developed and manufactured in small series there.

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Apr 26, 2021 - 01:01 pm

Evlomo plans battery plant in Thailand

The Florida-based eMobility company Evlomo has announced the construction of a battery factory in Thailand – together with the local company Rojana Industrial Park Public. Evlomo had only recently announced its intention to build a DC charging network in Thailand.

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https://www.electrive.com/2021/07/19/uk-battery-industrialisation-centre-opens-in-coventry/
19.07.2021 12:08