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BASF To Build A Battery Factory In Germany

December 10th, 2019 | by Johnna Crider

German news outlet Bild reports that BASF will build a battery factory in Brandenburg for 500 million euros ($555 million). The factory will center around producing cathodes, and the news comes four weeks after Tesla's surprise for Germany


Volkswagen: 40 Battery Gigafactories Needed For Electric Car Revolution

July 14th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

The electric car revolution is coming. In fact, it is picking up speed as companies like Volvo say that all of their cars will have a battery and electric motor by 2025. Whole nations such as India and France are suggesting they may ban the sale of cars with internal combustion engines in coming years. Most people assume that lack of charging infrastructure is the primary barrier to more electric cars being on the road, but Volkswagen believes (as others do) that a lack of batteries will be the biggest factor. In fact, Volkswagen believes the world will need the equivalent of 40 Gigafactories by 2025 to meet the demand


Panasonic Opens Its 1st EV Battery Factory In China

April 28th, 2017 | by Cynthia Shahan

In line with the fast-growing EV market, Panasonic is opening a new EV battery factory in China -- the world's #1 EV market. Panasonic is known for partnering with Tesla -- they have been building Gigafactory 1 and improving lithium-ion battery cell chemistry together



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