Verkor secures €250 million in financing
French battery specialist and Renault partner Verkor has secured more than €250 million in financing. The fresh capital, which comes from the European Investment Bank among others, will flow into the company’s technology and innovation centre in Grenoble called Verkor Innovation Center (VIC).
Plastic Omnium invests in Verkor
The French automotive supplier Plastic Omnium is accelerating its strategy for electromobility with two investments: Plastic Omnium wants to take over Actia Power, as well as investing 20 million euros in the French battery manufacturer Verkor.
Verkor raises €100 million in investment round
The French battery specialist Verkor has raised 100 million euros from investors. Among other things, the money is to be used to build up battery cell development and production in France, which Verkor recently agreed with Renault.
Renault confirms battery deals with AESC and Verkor
Renault has now officially confirmed that the Chinese battery manufacturer Envision AESC will build a battery factory at Renault’s Douai site in northern France. The French carmaker also announced further collaborations, such as with the French start-up Verkor and possibly with ACC.
Envision AESC to build battery factory in France
Chinese battery manufacturer Envision AESC is said to be aiming for a battery factory at Renault’s Douai site in northern France that will offer an annual production capacity of 24 GWh by 2027 and 43 GWh by 2030 in several expansion stages.