Rivian To Build 2nd Manufacturing Facility And 50 GWh Battery Factory

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2021 19:00:55 +0000

Rivian will build a second assembly line and a battery factory beginning early next year.

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Europe Risks Wasting €27 Billion Battery Opportunity with Weak CO2 Targets — Study

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Sun, 13 Jun 2021 03:30:03 +0000

Originally published on Transport & Environment. By Paul Bell The EU and the UK risk wasting €27bn in battery investments if they fail to strengthen car and van CO2 emission standards, analysis from Transport & Environment (T&E) shows. While investors have poured billions into the battery industry, and Europe is set to have enough batteries to […]

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Morrow Batteries Commits To New Factory In Norway

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 31 May 2021 10:10:37 +0000

Morrow Batteries says it will build the world’s most sustainable battery factory in southern Norway.

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Tesla & Volkswagen — A European Battery Factory Race (Video)

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sat, 22 May 2021 21:20:03 +0000

The “EV Stock Channel” has published a video titled “European battery factory race (VW & Tesla).” It took a dive into how both companies are establishing electric vehicle battery factories and what it means for Europe. Tesla will manufacture its new 4680 battery cells at Gigafactory in Berlin with the goal of getting to around […]

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7 Big Electric Vehicle Announcements from Volkswagen Today

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 15:37:07 +0000

Volkswagen had a live “Power Day” event today. I’m not going to rate the acting and script reading (you can thank me later), but I do want to highlight some of the big announcements. 1. Volkswagen expects to cut its battery costs by 30–50% (timeframe unclear) It seems this is a general target to cut […]

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Breaking: Volkswagen Orders $14 Billion of Battery Cells from Northvolt

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2021 13:58:35 +0000

As part of Volkswagen’s Power Day (live right now), news came out that Volkswagen Group has put in an order for $14 billion worth of battery cells from Northvolt, which will be supplied via Northvolt’s Swedish battery factory, Northvolt Ett. Notably, the $14 billion order is for the coming 10 years and requires expansion of […]

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Battery Law Can Help Europe Become Green Battery Powerhouse

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 11 Dec 2020 01:55:57 +0000

The European Commission’s proposal for the world’s first ever sustainable battery law can make batteries even cleaner than today and ensure their sourcing is ethical and environmentally responsible, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said

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Tesla “Pilot” Battery Factory = 13th Largest Battery Factory in World

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Thu, 24 Sep 2020 22:30:13 +0000

Tesla revealed at its Battery Day this week that it intends to produce 3 terawatt-hours (TWh) of batteries a year by 2030. That’s more than Benchmark Mineral Intelligence (aka Benchmark Minerals) was forecasting for all lithium-ion battery production combined before Battery Day

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SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring At Its 1st US-Based EV Battery Site In Georgia

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 20:01:50 +0000

With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta

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Li-ion Battery Cell Capacity Will Quadruple To 1.3 TWh By 2030, New Report Forecasts

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Fri, 14 Aug 2020 15:40:38 +0000

In a new report by Wood Mackenzie, the organization forecasts that the global lithium-ion cell manufacturing capacity pipeline could quadruple and reach 1.4 terawatt-hours (TWh) by 2030 compared to last year

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