Tag: Foxconn

Nov 14, 2022 - 12:22 pm

Foxconn & PTT start building EV factory in Thailand

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has laid the foundation stone for an electric car plant in Thailand as part of its joint venture with Thai energy company PTT. It is scheduled to start operations in 2024 with an initial annual capacity of 50,000 electric vehicles.

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Nov 8, 2022 - 01:12 pm

Foxconn increases investment in Lordstown Motors

The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn is investing a total of up to 170 million US dollars in the US electric car start-up through the purchase of ordinary shares and newly created preference shares. This brings Foxconn’s stake in Lordstown Motors to almost 20 per cent.

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Nov 4, 2022 - 01:41 pm

Saudi Arabia presents its very own EV brand

Saudi Arabia has unveiled its first electric car brand. It is called Ceer and is a joint venture between the Saudi sovereign wealth fund PIF (Public Investment Fund) and the Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn. The latter will develop the electric platform for a range of Ceer models, including sedans and SUVs.

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Oct 19, 2022 - 11:38 am

Foxconn introduces three new BEV models

The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn presented prototypes of two new electric models at its Tech Day. Foxconn also showed the production version of the Model C, which was presented as a concept last year.

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Oct 7, 2022 - 02:12 pm

Foxtron reveals Model B concept and contract with Indiev

Foxtron, the automotive division of Taiwanese electronics company Foxconn, has given a first preview of its Model B electric hatchback. The complete vehicle will be unveiled in a week and a half. The company has also signed a manufacturing agreement with Indiev.

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Sep 30, 2022 - 05:54 pm

Lordstown kicks off production of the Endurance pickup

Lordstown Motors has begun production of its Endurance electric pickup truck. The U.S. electric car startup is having the electric truck built by contract manufacturer Foxconn, which bought the Lordstown car plant in the U.S. state of Ohio with this in mind.

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Aug 12, 2022 - 02:50 pm

Foxconn to build electric tractors for Monarch in the USA

The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn will in future also build electric tractors and batteries for them in the USA. An agreement now concluded with tractor supplier Monarch Tractor provides for Monarch’s MK-V series electric tractors to be built at the Foxconn plant in Ohio from 2023.

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Jun 16, 2022 - 01:51 pm

Foxconn begins building battery plant in Taiwan

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has started building its first battery factory. The plant, located in Taiwan’s second-largest city Kaohsiung, is scheduled to start producing LFP cells with a planned capacity of 1.27 GWh in the first quarter of 2024.

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Jan 25, 2022 - 05:22 pm

Foxconn + Gogoro & partners to electrify Indonesia

Foxconn has reached an agreement with the Indonesian Ministry of Investment, the electric scooter manufacturer Gogoro and other partners to create an ecosystem around e-mobility in Indonesia. However, the system is to encompass much more than the exchangeable batteries for Gogoro scooters.

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Oct 19, 2021 - 11:15 am

Foxconn presents their own BEV lineup

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has unveiled three prototype electric vehicles it developed itself. The Model C SUV, Model E sedan and Model T city bus all run under the Foxtron brand.

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Oct 1, 2021 - 11:31 am

Foxconn buys Lordstown plant & signs manufacturing partnership

Foxconn will buy the car plant of the electric car start-up Lordstown Motors in Lordstown in the US state of Ohio. This is provided for in an agreement in principle that has now been concluded between the two sides. Foxconn will then take over the production of the electric pickup truck Endurance for Lordstown Motors.

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Sep 29, 2021 - 02:25 pm

Foxconn announces supply agreement for LFP batteries

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer contracted by Apple among many others, is cooperating with the companies Giga Solar Materials, Long Time Technology and China Steel Chemical to develop anode materials for lithium iron phosphate batteries. The new batteries are to be used for the first time in electric buses from 2023.

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Sep 20, 2021 - 03:53 pm

Foxconn & PTT to make and supply EVs in Thailand

The contract manufacturer Foxconn and Thai energy company PTT have created a joint venture for the production of electric cars in Thailand. Investments of one to two billion US dollars (about 850 million to 1.7 billion euros) are to flow into the large-scale project.

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Sep 16, 2021 - 02:20 pm

Foxconn suspends plans with Byton

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn has suspended its plans to cooperate with the struggling Chinese electric car start-up Byton. Insiders say this is due to Byton’s deteriorating financial situation.

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Jul 22, 2021 - 10:49 am

Nidec aims for EV joint venture with Foxconn

Foxconn and Nidec have launched talks to set up a joint venture in Taiwan next year to accelerate electric vehicle motor production as the two Apple suppliers push further into the market. Nidec wants Foxconn to help make automotive its largest business driver – only there’s some way to go.

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Jun 24, 2021 - 11:18 am

Foxconn & Gogoro team up to expand battery swapping

Apple supplier Foxconn and scooter maker Gogoro today announced an MoU to speed up the expansion of Gogoro’s battery swapping system. Gogoro will use Foxconn’s extensive production capacities to scale up, given recent market announcements in India and China.

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Jun 16, 2021 - 03:25 pm

Foxconn to develop battery materials for EVs

According to a media report, the Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, which works for Apple, is investing the equivalent of around 36 million US dollars in the company Giga Solar Materials via a subsidiary. Foxconn said in a statement on Tuesday that the two companies will jointly develop electric vehicle battery materials.

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Mar 23, 2021 - 02:11 pm

Foxconn to use Nidec drives for MIH platform

The Taiwanese contract manufacturer Foxconn, who is known for working for Apple, has joined forces with Japanese electric motor manufacturer Nidec via its automotive offshoot Foxconn. The duo aims to develop electric drives for Foxconn’s MIH electric car platform, which will be unveiled in autumn.

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Feb 24, 2021 - 01:57 pm

Fisker and Foxconn are planning a new EV for 2023

Fisker has announced a large-scale electric vehicle project with the Apple contract manufacturer Hon Hai aka Foxconn. The model, which will apparently not be an ordinary electric car, will be Fisker’s second model after the Ocean electric SUV.

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Jan 13, 2021 - 04:54 pm

Foxconn & Geely launch EV manufacturing partnership

Long-time Apple supplier Foxconn and Chinese automaker Geely are entering into a partnership. With the planned joint venture, in which both partners will each hold half of the shares, Geely and Foxconn intend to offer contract manufacturing and consulting services in electric mobility.

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Jan 4, 2021 - 01:58 pm

Byton to launch collaboration with Foxconn in 2022

The struggling electric car startup Byton is negotiating a collaboration with Apple contract manufacturer Foxconn for what is reportedly an investment of $200 million. The plan is apparently to start mass production of the Byton M-Byte in the first quarter of 2022.

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Oct 19, 2020 - 12:24 pm

Foxconn presents electric car platform

Taiwanese contract manufacturer Hon Hai, aka Foxconn, who supplies Apple components, wants to make a major entry into the electric vehicle business. According to CEO Liu Young-way, Foxconn is to be represented with components or services in every tenth electric car worldwide by 2027.

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Jan 29, 2018 - 01:34 pm

Alibaba and Foxconn lead investment in Xiaopeng

Competition is running hot in China to make it in the new energy vehicle market. The latest round of financing for EV start-up Xpeng resulted in 2.2 billion yuan (350m euros) in funding. Alibaba and Foxconn spent the most.

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Mar 31, 2017 - 08:42 am

Hyundai, Foxconn, CATL, Mahindra, Italian Volt, Tesla, Fisker.

Hyundai-Ioniq-electric-300Hyundai dedicates to EVs: The South Korean carmaker is working on a platform for electric vehicles only, Reuters reports quoting Lee Ki-sang, who leads Hyundai-Kia’s eco car operations. Lee named Tesla’s success and stricter regulations as reason for Hyundai to build the new architecture that will allow for batteries situated in car floors. While the dedicated EVs will take some time, both Hyundai as well as Kia plan to launch compact electric SUVs next year, namely the Kia Niro and an unknown Hyundai model.
reuters.com

Foxconn funds CATL with 1.4bn USD: Market leading ambitions of Chinese battery maker Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) have just received new fuel from iPhone maker Foxconn, that invested 1.4bn dollars in the firm, which overtook LG Chem in battery production last year. CATL already delivers powerpacks for the BMW X1 xDrive25Le and has opened new offices in both Berlin and Munich. Internationally, it counts PSA and NEVS to its customers and also holds shares of Finnish Valmet Automotive. Reportedly, CATL seeks to expand annual production capacity to 50GWh by 2020 and Foxconn considers its latest investment “long-term.”
taiwannews.com.tw (Foxconn), automobilwoche.de (Germany, in German)

Indian high-end EVs for export: Mahindra and its South Korean business side SsangYong plan to build “High End” electric cars on a new shared platform. The EV are destined for sale in China and the States starting from 2019 and the companies earmarked a billion dollars for their joint development.
yonhapnews.co.kr

Italian Volt(s): Milanese motorcycle maker Italian Volt has come out with a customisable electric bike thanks to 3D-printed parts. The Lacama’s 70kW propel it from zero to 100 kph in 4.2 seconds but more importantly, the e-motorcycle can be charged to 80% in just 40 minutes for 180 km in eco mode. Pre-orders will open in autumn but prices may be as high as 35,000 euros.
3ders.org, flatoutmag.co.uk

Autosteer at 130 kph: Tesla is rolling out software update 8.1 around the world for Model S and X with Autopilot 2.0 hardware. Respectively, the update focuses on autonomous driving functionality like raising the speed limit for Autosteer to 130 kph (80mph) up from 80 kph (55mph).
electrek.co, teslarati.com (with video)

Fisker outsources service: The Hybrid Shop is specialised in hybrid and electric vehicles and is now Fisker’s chosen customer service partner. The partnership will expand a network of 36 existing service centres in North America to more than 300 in the States and the rest of the world by 2019.
businessinsider.de

Mar 14, 2017 - 10:45 am

Volvo, PSA, Volkswagen, Opel, Foxconn, Spain.

First details on Volvo EV: A 400 km range is a must, said Volvo about the first all-electric model due in 2019. If the EV will be dedicatedly electric or rather build upon an existing model is a question for the coming months. The price will be between 35,000 to 40,000 dollars.
autonews.com

PSA pushes for 80% electrification by 2023: No less than 27 of all 34 planned new models by Peugeot, Citroën and DS shall have a hybrid or electric variant by 2023, PSA CEO Carlos Tavares announced. That would be 80 percent of the French groups line-up and a considerate expansion of electrification. Previously, PSA had just seven PHEV and four EV lined up until 2021.
ccfa.fr (in French) via insideevs.com

VW begins battery research: Volkswagen has decided to start R&D for battery cells at its Salzgitter facility and has recruited the first employees already. The move is part of the so-called Zukunftspakt (pact for future), designed to make the carmaker future-safe with a focus on e-mobility. It is likely to include battery mass production in Germany as well, at least that is what VW’s mighty workers’ council pushes for. A pilot production is in the making.
automobilwoche.de (in German)

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Alphabet_DeloitteDeloitte paves the way for eMobility: Deloitte Italy has approached Alphabet to consult them in analysing their existing fleet. The Electrification Potential Analysis unveiled the possibility to replace 33% of its combustion engine vehicles with EVs, resulting in a 9.1% reduction in CO2 emissions. www.alphabet.com/AlphaElectricDeloitte

Opel has confirmed the Ampera-E’s delivery schedule for Europe as was previously planned. The first Ampera-e will arrive in May in Norway. Opel CEO Karl-Thomas Neumann took to Twitter to spread the news – Tesla style – but has so far failed to answer numerous comments asking for a more detailed plan with regards to Germany, France, Switzerland, the Netherlands …
twitter.com, insideevs.com

Foxconn to build e-motorcycle: Chinese Evoke Motorcycles has hooked up with iPhone supplier Foxconn to develop an affordable electric motorbike. Orders for the Urban S Smart are written now at a price of 9,400 dollars each. The 9 kWh battery is made by Samsung and supplies a 19 kW electric drive.
electrek.co, motofire.com, evokemotorcycles.com

Car bans in Spain: Both Barcelona and Madrid are looking to clean up their air. In the case of the Catalan capital, cars older than 20 years will be banned from entering its vicinity from 2019. Madrid may go a step further as it discusses an EV-only city centre by 2025.
Barcelona, Madrid

Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/11/14/foxconn-ptt-start-building-ev-factory-in-thailand/
14.11.2022 12:07