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Battery Law Can Help Europe Become Green Battery Powerhouse

December 10th, 2020 | by Guest Contributor

The European Commission’s proposal for the world’s first ever sustainable battery law can make batteries even cleaner than today and ensure their sourcing is ethical and environmentally responsible, green group Transport & Environment (T&E) has said


SK Innovation Accelerates Hiring At Its 1st US-Based EV Battery Site In Georgia

September 21st, 2020 | by Press Release

With the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce, SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two electric vehicle battery plants being built in Commerce, about 70 miles northeast of Atlanta


GM’s Ultium Battery Factory Is Sprouting Up In Ohio

July 31st, 2020 | by Zachary Shahan

GM formed a joint venture with LG Chem earlier this year, Ultium Cells LLC, and CleanTechnica was lucky to talk at length with GM President Mark Reuss about this and the company's electrification plans just before a certain infamous coronavirus shut the country down. The Ultium battery factory in Ohio is sprouting now


CleanTechnica Interview with Peter Carlsson, CEO of Northvolt: Part Three — Low-Carbon Advantage, Product Mix & Strategy

July 21st, 2020 | by Dr. Maximilian Holland

CleanTechnica recently interviewed Peter Carlsson, Chief Executive Officer of Northvolt, the Swedish battery manufacturing startup-slash-giant. In this the third and final part of the interview, we discuss the benefits of Northvolt's low carbon manufacturing approach in the European context, and learn about its product mix and strategic positioning


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


What Changed In The EV Industry In December?

January 14th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan

Here's another edition of "What Changed?" It is not the last EV summary for 2018, as a full-year piece is on the way, but it is a summary of notable EV industry updates from the month of December. Read on for details about Tesla, electric cars from other automakers, EV charging, EV batteries, EV sales, EV policy, and more


Electric Car Growth Produces Battery Shortages, Carmakers Can’t Match Production With Demand

August 12th, 2018 | by Christopher Arcus

The earlier than anticipated onset of successful, fairly affordable, long-range electric vehicle (EV) demand has caught both battery manufacturers and car companies by surprise — even the most bullish of car companies. Carmakers like GM, Renault, Hyundai, Daimler, BMW, and VW have all seen demand exceed capabilities and expectations, and battery shortages are evident


CATL Eyes Germany For New €1 Billion Factory

June 13th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Chinese battery heavyweight CATL is reportedly looking to invest up to €1 billion into a new battery factory in Germany, according to a Bloomberg report on the matter. The move would put one of the largest plug-in vehicle battery manufacturers right in the backyard of Germany's lucrative luxury automotive manufacturers, including Daimler, Volkswagen, Porsche, and



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