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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EV Battery Recycling Heating Up — Volkswagen, Li-Cycle, & US Department of Energy Prize Jumping In

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 10 Mar 2021 22:29:40 +0000

The electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling industry is just starting to form. While the number of electric vehicles on the road gets more inspiring day after day, very few have gone through a long life and strolled into the retirement office, which is typically the point where it would make sense for an EV to […]

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ŠKODA Reaches A Milestone: 100K Batteries

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 11 Feb 2021 15:38:42 +0000

ŠKODA has reached a milestone by manufacturing its 100,000th high-voltage traction battery. The Czech automaker, headquartered in Mladá Boleslav, invested around €25.3 million back in 2019 to set up the production facility for its batteries. The production area covers around 2000 m² and isn’t just used to make the batteries for its own plug-in-hybrid vehicles, […]

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The Volkswagen ID.3’s Battery

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Fri, 03 Jan 2020 04:30:00 +0000

Below is a Volkswagen press release from early December. We don’t typically publish straight press releases, but I figured this one could be a useful point of reference in years to come. There isn’t an enormous amount of information here, but there is a basic explanation of how the VW ID.3’s battery system is set up, including certain key specs and figures. Read on if you are curious

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