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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…

Georgia lands $43M battery recycling plant project shortly after Rivian commitment

The City of Covington, Georgia has landed a massive $43 million lithium-ion battery recycling plant, the largest of its kind…

Tesla-CATL partnership strengthens as new facility sends cells to Giga Shanghai

Tesla battery supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology's (CATL) new facility near Gigafactory Shanghai is already sending cells to the electric automaker,…

Sweden’s Northvolt reveals it has built the first lithium-ion battery cell in Europe

Swedish battery manufacturer Northvolt announced that on December 28th, it successfully produced the first lithium-ion battery cell to be designed,…

Ford launches zero-carbon EV charging from home in California

Ford announced today that it is launching a new program aimed toward promoting sustainable home electric vehicle charging. The program…

LG Energy Solution confirms $1.36B EV battery plant

The Michigan branch of LG Energy Solution has confirmed a $1.36 billion investment into an electric vehicle battery production facility…

Tesla switches Standard Range vehicles to LFP battery chemistry

Among the most interesting announcements made by Tesla during its Q3 2021 Earnings Call yesterday was the strategy to move…

Tesla brings CCS adapter to Korean market, intends North American launch soon

Tesla has brought its new CCS adapter to the Korean market, which is currently the only market that it is…

Tesla battery supplier CATL slots $5 billion for cell recycling facility in China

Tesla battery supplier Contemporary Amperex Technology Co Ltd (CATL) has announced that it has plans to build a $5 billion…