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 13, 2022 - 02:14 pm
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.
Aug 17, 2022 - 04:54 pm
Italvolt aims to build Italian EV battery plant in spring 2023
Lars Carlstrom, CEO of Italvolt and Statevolt and cofounder of Britishvolt, has revealed more details about Italvolt – the announced 45 GWh battery cell factory in the north-western Italian region of Piedmont. Carlstrom expects to receive the building permit in spring 2023.
Feb 1, 2022 - 01:18 pm
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.
Jan 27, 2022 - 02:46 pm
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.
Apr 15, 2021 - 03:56 pm
Battery centre UKBIC reveals Stellantis’ Comau as partner
The UK Battery Industrialisation Centre (UKBIC) has given an update on its “open-access” battery factory. Stellantis company Comau signed responsible for deploying the first semi-automated battery module and battery pack assembly line opened in February.
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.
Oct 31, 2019 - 01:37 pm
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.
Jun 20, 2019 - 05:35 pm
Leclanché and Comau team up for freight batteries
Swiss battery manufacturer Leclanché has commissioned the Italian automation specialist Comau to build automated production lines for lithium-ion battery modules for freight transport applications such as rail and shipping.