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Volkswagen and Bosch to collaborate on battery production

Volkswagen and Bosch to collaborate on battery production

Volkswagen and the Bosch have committed to a joint venture to significantly upscale Volkswagen’s battery factories, with an aim of making the firm self-sufficient in European battery-cell production. The car maker and component supplier signed a memorandum of understanding that will ensure the “entire range of processes and components” will be sourced within Europe, aiming for …

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New Coventry EV battery factory secures backing from council

New Coventry EV battery factory secures backing from council

Warwick District Council and Coventry City Council have approved an early-stage planning application for a £2.5bn EV battery factory at Coventry airport. Approval of the outline planning application – an agreement in principle to the development of a site – takes the 530,000 sq m facility one step closer to reality. Outline planning permission is expected …

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Electric vehicle group Ideanomics invests in European battery firm

Electric vehicle group Ideanomics invests in European battery firm

Inobat Auto, a “premium battery technology and manufacturing company”, has received a €10 million (£8.35m) investment from Ideanomics, an American EV group that specialises in commercial fleet operations. The deal values Inobat at the mid-hundreds of millions of pounds. The Ideanomics cash injection follows similar deals that mining conglomerate Rio Tinto and Indian battery group Amara …

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Panasonic To Make Tesla Battery Cells With Recycled Material From JB Straubel’s Redwood

Panasonic To Make Tesla Battery Cells With Recycled Material From JB Straubel’s Redwood

Redwood Materials plans to build a $1 billion plant to make cathode and anode material for electric car batteries starting in 2025. Redwood Materials Panasonic, Tesla’s main battery partner since its earliest days, plans to use recycled materials supplied by a startup led by the electric-car maker’s former tech chief to produce lithium-ion cells in …

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