European Battery Alliance (EBA) is taking shape
The European Battery Alliance (EBA) has been conjured up by the EU Commission. Their latest action plan outlines a schedule until 2023 and names various players along the entire value chain. The aim is to set up a European cell production in order to break the dependency on Asian suppliers.Weiterlesen
Šefčovič: We need more than ten Gigafactories in Europe
The EU head of Energy Union, Maroš Šefčovič, has outlined the growing need for battery infrastructure in Europe with bold words. He also sees the need for a coordinated private and public effort in bringing about a change in Europe.Weiterlesen
Maros Sefcovic, Sergio Marchionne.
“Our ambition is to create real production in the EU – a full value chain, including recycling.”
EU Commissioner Maros Sefcovic wants to join forces to establish a European battery production and thus invites representatives of the auto, chemistry and technology industry to a „battery summit“ in Brussels.
“Because of the time-frame chosen in Europe, we have to electrify. But if you tell me that this is the answer, I say no.”
Fiat Chrysler CEO Sergio Marchionne states that governments like in France, Norway or the UK are somehow forcing his company to join the electrification path, but does not hide at all that he keeps on being sceptical.