Tag: Maroš Šefčovič

Mar 12, 2021 - 12:56 pm

EU politicians demand local battery production by 2025

German Economics Minister Peter Altmaier, his French colleague Bruno Le Maire and EU Commission Vice-President Maros Sefcovic wrote in a guest article demanding that by 2025, Europe should be able to produce enough battery cells each year to supply at least seven million electric cars.

Sep 30, 2020 - 12:54 pm

The EC launches European Raw Materials Alliance ERMA

To secure the supply of raw materials such as lithium or rare earth in Europe, the EU Commission launched the European Raw Materials Alliance today. ERMA already includes 150 companies as well as non-governmental organizations, associations and governments.

Nov 15, 2018 - 05:40 pm

Europe’s battery cell plans in numbers

Germany’s Federal Minister for Economic Affairs and Energy, Peter Altmaier, wants to have about 30% of global battery production in 2030 take place in Europe. What this would entail in terms of factories is described below.



Feb 25, 2018 - 07:10 pm

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.

Oct 5, 2017 - 08:26 am

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.


Found on electrive.com
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