Tag: Britishvolt

Feb 7, 2023 - 10:35 am

Australia’s Recharge gets ready to buy Britishvolt

Recharge Industries is close to acquiring the assets of the insolvent battery start-up Britishvolt. The auditing firm EY, which is in charge of the insolvency administration, expects to complete the deal is expected to be completed within the next seven days.

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Jan 18, 2023 - 12:19 pm

Britishvolt files for insolvency

The battery start-up Britishvolt has to file for insolvency and has laid off most of its employees with immediate effect. According to British media, negotiations with several potential investors to save the company have failed.

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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.

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Dec 1, 2022 - 12:44 pm

EAS designs round cells for BMW and OneD

EAS, the German company acquired by Britishvolt, announced some progress from its own cooperations. EAS has supported BMW’s Battery Cell Competence Centre in developing its first cylindrical cells and is also working with OneD Battery Sciences on its so-called Sinanode.

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Nov 1, 2022 - 11:30 am

Britishvolt in financial straits?

Britishvolt may soon have to file for insolvency, according to media reports. The company is said to have asked the British government for a financing advance of 30 million pounds. However, this was refused, so now the existence of the company is apparently at stake.

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Aug 23, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Britishvolt’s CEO Orral Najdari steps down

The battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has announced the resignation of its founder and CEO Orral Nadjari. Graham Hoare, currently Britishvolt’s deputy CEO and president of global operations, will temporarily take over as CEO.

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Jul 28, 2022 - 03:08 pm

Britishvolt receives additional funding for UK battery gigafactory

The budding British battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has received confirmation from the British government that the company will receive funding from the Automotive Transformation Fund (ATF). However, the exact amount of the funding is not mentioned in the announcement – in January there was talk of 120 million euros.

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Jul 2, 2022 - 04:05 pm

Britishvolt & Posco Chemical join forces on batteries

Britishvolt and South Korean company Posco Chemical have agreed to collaborate on the development and supply of anode and cathode materials for electric car batteries. Britishvolt is securing a stable supply of raw materials ahead of commercial production of its battery cells.

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Jun 24, 2022 - 02:00 pm

Britishvolt prepares to develop 4690 battery cells

Britishvolt announced it is developing large format 4690 battery cells. The 4690 format is to be developed and prototyped at the EAS facility in Germany before being transferred to the UK for scale-up at the company’s Hams Hall facility in the Midlands ahead of large-scale production at the battery factory Northumberland.

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Jun 23, 2022 - 04:41 pm

Britishvolt extends R&D deal with University of Warwick

Britishvolt has extended its contract with WMG, University of Warwick, to develop battery cell technologies and accelerate the route to market, in a multi-million-pound deal. Following an initial 12-month project, Britishvolt and WMG are now embarking on a two-year programme of work.

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Apr 20, 2022 - 02:10 pm

Britishvolt & Italvolt founder announces US subsidiary

Lars Carlstrom, the founder of Britishvolt and Italvolt, has announced another battery factory – this time in the USA. The newly founded company Statevolt is to build a factory in Southern California’s Imperial Valley that will offer an annual capacity of 54 GWh when fully expanded – enough for around 650,000 electric vehicles.

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Mar 7, 2022 - 04:13 pm

Britishvolt & Aston Martin to develop EV batteries

Britishvolt has entered into a development partnership with Aston Martin for electric car batteries. The aim is not only to maximise the performance of special cylindrical high-performance cells developed by Britishvolt for use in Aston Martin’s electric cars.

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Feb 3, 2022 - 03:27 pm

Glencore & Britishvolt form recycling joint venture

Mining group Glencore has formed a joint venture with British battery cell start-up Britishvolt to recycle batteries. The partners plan a recycling plant at Britannia Refined Metals operation, a Glencore company located in Northfleet, England.

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Jan 28, 2022 - 04:32 pm

Lotus & Britishvolt team up to develop batteries

Lotus has reached an agreement with Britishvolt on the joint development of battery cells for electric sports cars from the Geely brand. In this context, Lotus has published a design sketch for a future electric sports car.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 12:43 pm

Britishvolt & UKBIC develop next-gen battery

Emerging UK battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has signed a two-year, multi-million-pound contract with the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) to further develop and manufacture its high nickel electric vehicle sample cells for mass production.

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Dec 22, 2021 - 02:56 pm

Britishvolt orders battery production machines from Manz

The German engineering company Manz has received an order from Britishvolt to supply machines for the first expansion stage of the factory under construction in Northumberland in northern England. Britishvolt intends to manufacture lithium-ion cells there with an initial volume of four GWh.

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Sep 7, 2021 - 12:41 pm

Britishvolt begins construction on Blyth factory

Preliminary work has begun on Britishvolt’s battery cell factory in the northern English county of Northumberland. The actual construction of the production facility is scheduled for late autumn or early winter of this year. The planning permission for the large-scale project is dated 6 July 2021.

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Feb 16, 2021 - 02:01 pm

Italvolt to set up 45 GWh cell production in Italy

The newly founded company Italvolt wants to build the first ‘gigafactory’ for electric car battery cells in Italy. An initial capacity of 45 GWh is announced, which could later be expanded to 70 GWh. However, the planned start of production, among other points were not announced.

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Jan 18, 2021 - 04:39 pm

Britishvolt & Siemens cooperate on UK battery plant

Britishvolt is getting support from Siemens for its planned battery cell factory in the UK. The collaboration will give Britishvolt access to automation and electrification solutions, as well as technology that will enable it to simulate production processes before construction work is completed.

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Jun 15, 2020 - 04:13 pm

Britishvolt & AMTE planning UK battery plant

The start-ups Britishvolt and AMTE Power have provided details of their plans to build a battery cell factory for electric cars with a capacity of 30 to 35 GWh with the support of the British Government. The first stage is set for completion by 2023.

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