Jun 5, 2023 - 12:02 pm
Gotion considers building battery factory in Morocco
Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech is looking into building a large battery cell factory in Morocco. It is still unclear what the timetable will look like for the construction or production launch.
May 22, 2023 - 03:33 pm
Gotion High-Tech prepares LMFP cell production
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Gotion High-Tech has presented a battery cell based on lithium manganese iron phosphate (LMFP), intended to help electric cars achieve ranges of 1,000 kilometres according to Chinese standards.
May 11, 2023 - 02:40 pm
Gotion to supply VW with batteries outside of China
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Gotion High-Tech will in future also supply Volkswagen with LFP cells outside China. The order, the size of which is not yet known, includes unit cells with LFP chemistry and the same specifications as in China. One possible model could be the ID.2.
Nov 21, 2022 - 11:39 am
VinFast & Gotion to build battery factory in Vietnam
In Vietnam, construction has begun on the country’s first production facility for LFP battery cells. This is being built as part of a joint venture between VinES Energy Solutions, a subsidiary of the Vietnamese conglomerate Vingroup, and the Chinese battery manufacturer Gotion High-Tech.
Oct 9, 2022 - 03:20 pm
Michigan to fund new battery plants in the state
Michigan is about to approve $400 million in incentives to help companies build battery factories worth $4 billion in the state. Preliminary funding approvals confirm earlier rumours of VW partner Gotion High Tech planning to manufacture in the (former) centre of the US car industry. There are also implications for BMW.
Aug 8, 2022 - 12:41 pm
Gotion High-Tech hits the Swiss stock exchange
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has been listed on the Swiss stock exchange (SIX) as part of the first group of companies from China that managed to do so.
Aug 8, 2022 - 12:17 pm
One third of the world’s EV batteries come from CATL
According to an analysis by the market research company SNE Research, electric vehicle batteries with a total capacity of 203.4 GWh were installed worldwide in the first half of 2022. The leading supplier was CATL with 70.9 GWh or a market share of 34.8 per cent.
Jun 30, 2022 - 12:12 pm
Gotion High Tech to make battery cells in Germany in 2023
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has revealed details of its plans for the former Bosch plant in Göttingen that it bought last year. Gotion High-Tech says that Göttingen will become its first battery production and business operation headquarters in Europe.
Jun 27, 2022 - 03:29 pm
Gotion High Tech signs lithium plant deal in Argentina
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has signed an agreement to build a lithium carbonate plant in Argentina. In future, the material will be processed into battery cells in Argentina, which could then also be used in electric vehicles made in four continents.
Jun 9, 2022 - 03:05 pm
Gotion launches production of LFP cathode materials
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has started production of LFP cathode material in Hefei. The factory is expected to have an annual production capacity of 200,000 tonnes when completed.
Apr 21, 2022 - 01:05 pm
Gotion High-Tech to supply batteries for Geely
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has signed a supply agreement with Geely New Energy Commercial Vehicle. Under the agreement, Gotion will supply battery cells for around 126,000 Geely light commercial vehicles such as minivans and light trucks between 2022 and 2024.
Apr 1, 2022 - 03:45 pm
Gotion High-Tech begins serial production of 210 Wh/kg LFP batteries
According to company CEO Li Zhen, Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech has achieved industrialisation of the battery cell with LFP chemistry presented at the beginning of 2021, which offers an energy density of 210 Wh/kg. The company is also working on a semi-solid-state battery that is expected to reach 360 Wh/kg.
Feb 8, 2022 - 03:34 pm
CATL outgrows the battery competition
CATL was the world’s largest manufacturer of batteries for electric cars for the fifth consecutive year in 2021, according to figures from market research firm SNE Research. With an installed capacity of 96.7 gigawatt-hours, CATL achieved a 32.6 per cent share of the global market for lithium-ion car batteries in 2021.
Dec 20, 2021 - 07:46 pm
Large US manufacturer orders LFP cells from Gotion
Chinese battery cell manufacturer Gotion High-Tech has signed a supply agreement with a major publicly traded US automaker to supply it with LFP cells. Gotion is not disclosing the name of the customer, but there are suggestions it could be Tesla.
Dec 15, 2021 - 01:43 pm
VW is now majority owner of Gotion High-Tech
Volkswagen has now completed the increase in its stake in Chinese battery cell partner Gotion High-Tech announced last year. Volkswagen is now the largest shareholder in the Chinese battery specialist.
Dec 8, 2021 - 03:36 pm
Gotion High-Tech begins building battery plant in Hefei
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has begun construction of a new production facility in the eastern Chinese city of Hefei, which will be built in two phases and will have an annual capacity of 50 GWh when completed.
Nov 23, 2021 - 04:00 pm
Gotion High-Tech signs battery deal with Great Wall Motor
The Chinese battery cell manufacturer Gotion High-Tech has signed an off-take agreement with Great Wall Motor. Gotion will supply Great Wall with battery cells with a total capacity of at least ten GWh between 2022 and 2025. There are also rumours of another supply agreement with Nio – for their 150 kWh battery.
Nov 12, 2021 - 01:14 pm
Gotion High-Tech launches serial production of high-density cells
The Chinese battery manufacturer and Volkswagen partner Gotion High-Tech has started series production of battery cells with particularly high energy density. According to the company, the new Gotion cells with a high nickel content achieve an energy density of 302 Wh/kg at cell level and 200 Wh/kg at system level.
Sep 20, 2021 - 04:47 pm
Gotion High-Tech aims for 300 GWh by 2025
Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech wants to achieve a battery cell production volume of 300 GWh by 2025, three times as much as previously planned. Cells from Gotion are also to come off the production line in Göttingen, Germany.
Aug 23, 2021 - 11:50 am
VinFast to develop LFP batteries with Gotion
The Vietnamese e-car start-up VinFast has agreed to cooperate with Volkswagen’s battery partner Gotion High-Tech on the development and production of LFP cells. The construction of a factory for such cells in Vietnam is also being considered.
Aug 5, 2021 - 02:25 pm
Gotion to build lithium carbonate plants in China
Volkswagen’s battery partner Gotion High-Tech is aiming to build two factories in the southern Chinese province of Jiangxi to produce a total of 100,000 tonnes of lithium carbonate per year. The first phase, with 20,000 tonnes of annual capacity at each of the two sites, is expected to be operational by the end of 2022.
Jul 21, 2021 - 01:11 pm
Gotion rumoured to build unified VW battery cells in China
Volkswagen’s battery partner Gotion High-Tech also wants to produce the Group’s new unified battery cells in China, local media reports. The corresponding factory is to be built on an area of 333,000 square metres in the city of Hefei and designed for an annual production capacity of 20 GWh.
Jul 13, 2021 - 06:07 pm
Volkswagen presents strategy til 2030
Volkswagen has presented its strategy for 2030 called ‘New Auto’. At the core of this strategy is the shift to electromobility and the gradual phasing out of the combustion engine – but it goes far beyond electrifying the hardware that has been dominant for so long
Mar 23, 2021 - 01:49 pm
Gotion to construct battery recycling plant in Hefei
Volkswagen’s Chinese battery partner Gotion High-Tech has announced plans to invest a total of 12 billion yuan (1.55 billion euros) in the construction of battery recycling and raw material production facilities for lithium batteries in the Chinese city of Hefei.
Jan 25, 2021 - 05:04 pm
Gotion High-Tech presents LFP new battery cell
Volkswagen’s battery partner in China, Guoxuan High-Tech, has presented a new battery cell with LFP chemistry with an energy density of 210 Wh/kg. As early as next year, the company, usually known as Gotion High-Tech, wants to achieve 260 Wh/kg.