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Tesla set to build batteries at Giga Berlin faster than previously thought, despite recent reports

Tesla is still planning to build electric vehicle battery cells in Germany at Giga Berlin, and faster than previously projected.…

CATL to build €7B battery plant in Hungary, its second in Europe

Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology Co., Limited, or CATL, has announced a massive investment to build a new cell…

Tesla battery supplier Panasonic’s Q1 profit hit hard by COVID lockdowns

Tesla battery supplier Panasonic reported its earnings this morning, stating it took a 39 percent drop in first-quarter earnings due…

CATL launches Qilin EV battery cell for faster charging

On Thursday, Chinese battery manufacturer Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL), announced that mass production of its most current product, Qilin, is…

Nikola continues dramatic turnaround with EV battery pack production plans

Nikola Motor Corp. is continuing its dramatic turnaround just eleven months after its founder and CEO was indicted on three…

Singapore considers new law to expand EV charging network

Singapore's government is considering implementing new laws that would require new buildings to install electric vehicle charging stations in at…

ONE Technologies teams with BMW to achieve iX EV with 600 miles of range

ONE Technologies, a battery manufacturing startup out of Novi, Michigan, has announced that they will be working with BMW to…

CATL to supply BMW with cylindrical cells for EVs starting in 2025

Contemporary Amperex Technology Co (CATL) said it would begin supplying German automaker BMW with cylindrical battery cells for its next…

Volkswagen to invest €10bn for EV and battery manufacturing in Spain

German car company Volkswagen will invest €10 billion ($10.6 billion) to launch electric vehicle and EV battery manufacturing in Spain,…

Biden’s $3bn EV battery manufacturing allocation is only half the battle: mining expert

Mining expert Trent Mell, CEO of Electra Battery Materials, is pleased about the Biden Administration's allocation of $3.1 billion to…

Biden Administration announces $3bn plan for U.S.-based EV battery manufacturing

The Biden Administration made a massive push toward the eventual domestication of the electric vehicle supply chain in the United…

Nevada-based battery company taps former Tesla cell scientist for material recycling operation

A former Tesla research scientist will join Nevada-based American Battery Technology Company (ABTC), a critical minerals and lithium-ion battery recycling…

Los Angeles City Council approves development plan for 10,000 city-owned EVs

The Los Angeles City Council is putting forth a plan to expand the number of city-owned electric vehicles to at…

Biden could use Defense Production Act for EV battery material production boost

U.S. President Joe Biden could use the Defense Production Act within the coming days to boost the production of materials…

Tesla battery supplier CATL’s Sichuan Plant is first Zero-carbon facility in industry

Sichuan Contemporary Amperex Technology Limited, or CATL-SC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of CATL, had its facility certified as the first Zero-carbon…

Nickel expert calls on Musk, Farley, others to demand Nickel sourcing in North America

Surging prices of nickel, a potentially major influence in the future of the global electric vehicle market, have encouraged one…

Northvolt announces new €4 Billion Battery Gigafactory in Northern Germany

Swedish battery company Northvolt announced today that it will build a new €4 Billion battery Gigafactory in Northern Germany in…

Aston Martin teams with Britishvolt to develop high-performance EV batteries

Aston Martin has announced that it is moving forward in its journey to electrification after reaching an agreement to develop…

Ford and Volvo partner with Redwood Materials in pathways program for end-of-life EV batteries

Ford and Volvo have partnered with Redwood Materials for pathways for end-of-life electric vehicle batteries. Founded by Tesla co-founder JB…

Panasonic will invest $705 million to launch Tesla 4680 battery production in 2023

Panasonic will invest as much as $705 million on new production facilities in Japan as it plans to build Tesla's…