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  • Mercedes starts building battery plant

    April 9th 2019

    Germany – The new battery production facility will be built next to the company’s existing plant in Untertürkheim

  • Finland to be battery production hub

    March 11th 2019

    LG Chem, Samsung and Panasonic currently dominate the battery market for EVs, but some European companies are hoping to gain market share. Michael Nash takes a look

  • Volkswagen selects EV production base

    January 15th 2019

    US – Volkswagen has chosen its Chattanooga factory as a home for EV production, starting with a car based on the ID. Crozz SUV concept

  • Tesla starts building China factory

    January 10th 2019

    Tesla has broken ground at a site in Shanghai, on which it is building an EV factory with a potential output of 500,000 units a year

  • Volkswagen to alter European output

    November 26th 2018

    Germany – Volkswagen is adapting existing plants to make EVs, and is planning to build a new facility in Eastern Europe

  • Uniti announces production plans

    October 29th 2018

    UK – Silverstone will become the home for pilot production of the company’s first model

  • New coating for composite battery cases

    September 11th 2018

    Zircotec says it has developed a new conductive ceramic coating that enables vehicle manufacturers to use carbon or plastic composite battery casings for hybrid and electric vehicles…

  • Japanese OEMs target China for EVs

    September 11th 2018

    Two big investments are being made by two Japanese car makers. Michael Nash provides the details

  • E-axle systems for trucks

    January 23rd 2018

    AVL claims its newly developed electric axle drive and battery systems, for trucks and buses, feature a modular design and a low number of interfaces to offer easy integration into the overall system…

  • Audi to build electric SUVs at Ingolstadt

    December 1st 2017

    Germany – The model allocation was announced by CEO Rupert Stadler alongside confirmation of job security for all Audi AG employees until 2025. In total, the ‘Audi. Future’ agreement will see the OEM produce 20 electrified models by 2025, including more than ten pure electric vehicles (EVs)…