Category: Gigafactory

West Midlands Gigafactory, the largest in the UK, to secure the British automotive industry’s long-term electric future

The West Midlands Gigafactory is strategically placed, in Coventry, the epicentre of the UK’s automotive industry to create long-term stability for manufacturing as it moves towards an electrified future. Production ready in 2025, new battery Gigafactory will become the UK’s largest single industrial facility, covering the same area as 74 full-size football pitches Located at…
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21st October 2021 0

Amazon-backed electric vehicle maker Rivian in talks with ministers over UK factory – Sky News

Rivian, which counts Amazon and Ford among its shareholders, is talking to the government about building a car production facility – its first outside the US – on a site near Bristol, Sky News learns. Source: Amazon-backed electric vehicle maker Rivian in talks with ministers over UK factory | Business News | Sky News

31st July 2021 0

Plans submitted for electric battery ‘gigafactory’ in Coventry – BBC

“Mission critical” plans have been submitted for an electric car battery plant that could create up to 6,000 new jobs. Proposals for the “gigafactory” at Coventry Airport were first put forward in February. Coventry City Council is putting forward the blueprint alongside Coventry Airport Ltd. Steve Turner, from the Unite union, said the factory would be…
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15th July 2021 0

Nissan unveils EV36Zero – a £1bn Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub to accelerate the journey to carbon neutrality

New-generation Nissan electric crossover announced for UK production Envision AESC, world-leading battery producer and long-standing partner of Nissan, will build a new 9GWh-capacity gigafactory equipped with state of the art battery technology Renewable energy ‘Microgrid’ to deliver 100% clean electricity for automotive manufacturing in Sunderland 2nd life EV batteries used as energy storage for ultimate…
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1st July 2021 0

Nissan ‘in talks to build huge UK battery factory’ – BBC

Car giant Nissan is reportedly in advanced talks to build a huge electric car battery plant in the UK. The Japanese company would not confirm a Financial Times story about the plans for a gigafactory, but pointed to its Sunderland plant’s crucial role in producing electric vehicles. Source: Nissan ‘in talks to build huge UK battery…
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27th May 2021 0

Morrow Batteries announces site for 32GWh lithium-ion battery plant in Norway

Norwegian company Morrow Batteries has announced the location of its planned 32GWh lithium-ion battery cell factory will be Eyde Energipark in Arendal in the country’s southern region of Agder. Construction of the plant, which will make batteries for electric vehicles, is scheduled to begin in 2023, according to a report by Norwegian broadcaster NRK. Last…
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15th January 2021 0