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Browsing the "Northvolt" Tag

23 Big EV Battery Stories — #NewsBonanza

December 29th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

There's so much cleantech news to cover that we generally have hundreds of stories on our "story sheet" that we're never able to cover. In the coming days, we'll be rolling out a couple of strategies to help deal with our backlog. Yep, this #NewsParty format is one of those


Former Tesla VP Plans A Swedish Gigafactory

September 10th, 2017 | by Zachary Shahan

If you're in the electric vehicle industry or monitor it closely, you know one thing: batteries are big. Dropping battery prices are what have made electric cars competitive. As they drop further, they will make gasmobiles wildly uncompetitive. However, supply of batteries is limited, global production plans need to scale up a lot to hit electric vehicle (EV) plans and potential, and those who scale up smartly will likely lead on cost as well. Who's going to jump on the wave with perfect timing and lead the market? LG Chem? Panasonic? Tesla? Samsung SDI? SK Innovation? Kreisel? ... NorthVolt


Northvolt Will Build A $4 Billion Battery Manufacturing Facility In Scandinavia

March 18th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley

Two former Tesla executives are planning to construct a large lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in Scandinavia, either in Sweden or Finland. Peter Carlsson was in charge of Tesla's supply chain operations and is now CEO of Northvolt. He is joined by another former Tesla executive, Paolo Cerruti, in the new venture



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