London / Cologne The automaker said it is investing £ 230 million ($ 316 million) in converting its transmission plant in Halewood, northwest England, to produce electric propulsion units for future all-electric Ford cars and commercial vehicles that will be sold in Europe. Production is scheduled to begin in 2024, Ford announced on
On Thursday, Stellantis announced it would invest more than 30 billion euros ($ 35.54 billion) in the electrification of its vehicle lineup by 2025. The plant will be located at its engine plant in Termoli, Italy, and will join previously announced plants in Germany and France. The automaker has also
Vauxhall owner Stellantis has announced that it will invest £ 100m in building electric cars and vans in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire, making it the UK's first major vehicle-only factory. It will build four electric vans and their car equivalents under the Vauxhall, Opel, Peugeot and Citroën brands by Stellantis
Marelli, one of the world's leading automotive suppliers, received the NRW.Global Business Award 2021 for investing in its new electric vehicle engine production plant in Cologne. With this award, the State of North Rhine-Westphalia rewards foreign direct investments that significantly advance the region's long-term global
The economically important automotive industry in Germany is in a phase of shutdown, production standstills and declining sales. The sector supports tens of thousands of jobs in Germany, and exports are vital to the economy of the entire country. However, demand has fallen and the industry is facing major challenges
ABB has joined the motorsport and automotive specialist Sauber Engineering AG – a company of Sauber Group – as an Official Global Technology Partner. The partnership will focus on leveraging e-mobility and carbon neutral development projects. Under the partnership, ABB will install a state-of-the-art EV Charging Station at Sauber’s headquarters in
According to the German Handelsblatt, the German Volkswagen group will stop the development of compressed natural gas (CNG) engines. He needs and wants to focus on electromobility. Gas cars have long been paying a useful addition to the offer. They have low consumption, low pollutant emissions and CO2 emissions, so
After Volvo Trucks recently started selling electric trucks for urban traffic, the manufacturer now plans to introduce heavy electric vehicles for construction and regional distribution and has developed two concept trucks. These are a four-axle tip truck and a semi-trailer tractor. Volvo Trucks has not yet mentioned any technical details.
Tesla, a US leader in electric vehicle development, builds its first European manufacturing plant in Berlin. Owner Elon Musk said this at a gala in Germany on Tuesday. He said that in Berlin, besides the cars, they would also manufacture batteries and drive systems. Musk added that a development center
The alliance will cover joint development of battery packs specifically developed for Volvo Group’s truck applications. Samsung SDI intends to provide battery cells and modules to meet the demand for the Volvo Group’s electric trucks. The intention is that Volvo Group will utilize Samsung SDI’s battery pack
supply chain of the Audi e-tron is becoming more sustainable: Hydro now supplies sustainable aluminium for the battery housing of the first fully electric model of the company. The material is processed and manufactured along the entire value chain in an environmentally conscious manner and under socially acceptable working conditions.
Slovenian power grid operator ELES is partnering with Renault in an electric mobility project to demonstrate the use of advanced electric vehicle charging infrastructure and technologies. ELES, together with 32 partners, has designed the project "Demonstration of User-Friendly E-Vehicle Charging Solutions for Promoting Mass Use of E-Vehicles in Europe
Comprehensive strategic capital expenditure in cutting-edge lithium-ion technology. Early expansion of production capacity for rapidly-growing electrical market. 42,000 square metre production plant on 240,000 square metre site. Creation of up to 200 jobs in the first stage JT Energy Systems acquires the former Solarworld plant in Freiberg near
Auto associations from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, and Hungary, have met in Prague to compare their responses to crucial European proposals for further curbing emissions of key pollutants. The future emission limits are clearly aimed at paving the way for low emission and no emission vehicles, such as electric
Volkswagen takes the lead in electromobility in China. Dr. Volkswagen's Herbert Diess, Chairman of the Board of Directors, emphasized these ambitions at the World New Energy Vehicle Congress (WNEVC) in Bo'ao, South China. Volkswagen has set itself the goal of increasing the share of electric vehicles