Eve Energy rumoured to BMW’s new battery supplier
Chinese battery cell manufacturer Eve Energy will be the main supplier of battery cells in Europe for BMW’s ‘New Class’ electric cars from 2025, according to an agency report. To this end, Eve Energy is probably also planning a battery plant in Hungary in the immediate vicinity of the BMW vehicle plant.
Aptera Motors goes for EVE Energy battery cells
Aptera Motors, known for its long-range light electric solar car, has selected Eve Energy as a lithium-ion battery cell supplier. Aptera will utilise Eve’s 21700 NMC 811 cylindrical cells in its vehicle’s structural battery packs.
Eve Energy to build 50 GWh battery plant in Chengdu
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Eve Energy, whose customers include BMW, is planning a new production facility with a capacity of 50 GWh per year in Chengdu. The new factory, which will also include a research institute, will be built in two phases with 20 GWh and 30 GWh respectively.
BMW places battery cell order worth €8 billion
BMW has increased its orders for battery cells for use in electric cars. According to an agency report, the Munich-based company is said to have ordered cells worth the equivalent of eight billion euros from four manufacturers.
StoreDot & EVE to develop faster-charging battery by 2024
The Israeli battery developer StoreDot has concluded a strategic framework agreement with the Chinese battery manufacturer EVE Energy. According to the agreement, the fast-charging “XFC FlashBattery” with silicon-dominant anode developed by StoreDot is to be commercialised.
SK Innovation to expand in Hungary and the USA
South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation apparently wants to further increase its production capacities in the USA and Hungary to meet rocketing demand for EV batteries. There is also talk of a joint venture with Volkswagen.
New plants in China for SK Innovation and CATL
The South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK Innovation has established a joint venture with the Chinese battery specialist EVE Energy to set up its second production facility in China for electric car batteries. CATL is also planning another factory.