ACC utilises Comau and Siemens for battery production
The joint venture Automotive Cells Company (ACC) has selected the Italian automation specialist Comau to develop an integrated battery module production line for its planned Gigafactory in France. ACC has also signed an MoU with Siemens to become ACC’s preferred supplier of automation, digitalisation and electrification technology.
Comau to help Mullen expand production
Californian electric car start-up Mullen Automotive is working with Italian automation specialist Comau, part of the Stellantis Group, to expand its body assembly plant in the US state of Mississippi.
Zeekr completes 10,000th 001 BEV
Only about three months after the start of production, Geely’s premium electric brand Zeekr has reported the production of the 10,000th unit of its debut BEV 001. In addition, further details about the production technology at the Ningbo plant have been revealed.
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.
PSA and Fiat Chrysler agree on merger
PSA and Fiat Chrysler have agreed on a merger. However, the details are still open, as the agreement is to be worked out in the coming weeks. It is also open what this means for electric mobility in the new company.