May 15, 2023 - 09:59 am
EU approves Spanish subsidy programme for EV batteries
The EU Commission has approved an €837 million Spanish government programme to support the production of batteries for electric vehicles under EU state aid rules. The programme is open to battery manufacturers and essential components or related raw materials suppliers.
Mar 30, 2023 - 11:32 am
Spain opens €2 billion funding pot with PERTE
Spain’s government plans to launch two new tenders worth two billion euros in parallel in July 2023 for the production of electric vehicles and batteries under its eMobility funding programme PERTE. In the first PERTE funding round, Volkswagen received almost half of the funds.
Feb 7, 2023 - 12:09 pm
Tata starts looking for European battery site
Tata Motors is apparently searching for a location for its European battery cell factory in Spain or Great Britain. In Spain, the Indian manufacturer is considering an industrial site in Zuera near the city of Zaragoza.
Nov 10, 2022 - 11:25 am
Volkswagen to invest €10 billion in e-mobility projects in Spain
The Volkswagen Group and Seat have given the green light to invest ten billion euros in e-mobility in Spain. The investments announced in May were previously dependent on the Spanish government’s funding under the PERTE eMobility funding programme, which was recently released.
Oct 26, 2022 - 12:13 pm
Seat receives almost half of Spain’s PERTE grant
Spain’s Ministry of Industry has made public the distribution of state aid for the first call of the eMobility funding programme PERTE. In total, the government is distributing 877.2 million euros to ten funding recipients – almost 300 million euros more than previously planned.
Jul 19, 2022 - 03:30 pm
Envision AESC is building another battery plant in Spain
Envision AESC is now also planning a battery cell factory in Spain. This is part of a larger strategic agreement between the Envision Group and the Spanish government. The battery factory is to be built in the Spanish city of Navalmoral de la Mata and will be operational in 2025 with a capacity of up […]