Europe

Allego To Begin Installation Of Over 250 Charging Stations Across France

Allego Holding B.V., a leading pan-European electric vehicle charging network, and GreenYellow, an expert in decentralized solar photovoltaic production, energy efficiency projects and energy services, announced the commissioning of the first terminals in a major network of fast (DC) and…

Volkswagen Moves A Step Closer To Creating Its Own Battery Cells For Electric Vehicles.

Volkswagen Group Components has opened what it claims as ‘one of the most modern laboratories for cell research and development in Europe’, in Salzgitter. The company is further expanding its expertise in battery technology and taking the next step towards…

BMW Secures Funding For EV Battery Aiming To Rival Range Of A Traditional Engine

A BMW project centered around the development of a long-distance electric vehicle battery has been awarded £26.2 million ($36.07 million) in joint funding from industry and the U.K. government. The Oxford-based project, called BMW-UK-BEV, is one of four to receive…

Sertec Group Established UK’s First EV Battery Busbar Production Line

Sertec Group, a UK-based automotive component manufacturer, has invested £1.7m (US$2.36m) into its research and development (R&D) programs, to enable the UK’s first mass-production assembly line for electric vehicle batteries. The new assembly line will be fully operational in September…

Innovative Process Enables The Recycling And Reuse Of Electric Vehicle Battery Components On A Commercial Scale

The UK’s electric vehicle (EV) sector is set for rapid expansion over the next decade, owing to the UK’s commitment to Net Zero Carbon emissions by 2050. With a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars coming into…

Nissan Unveils New EV, Plans For Battery Gigafactory At Sunderland In UK; Potentially Up To 35 GWh

Nissan unveiled Nissan EV36Zero, a £1-billion flagship Electric Vehicle (EV) Hub —an EV manufacturing ecosystem—centered around its plant in Sunderland, UK. The project has been launched with an initial £1-billion (US$1.4-billion) investment by Nissan and its partners battery-maker Envision AESC…

Volvo Car And Northvolt Build Giga-Factory In Europe

As a first step for the 50/50 joint venture, Volvo Car Group and Northvolt aim to set up a research and development centre in Sweden that will begin operations in 2022. The centre is intended to build on the battery…

Researchers Develop Electric Vehicle Battery Made From Seawater And Wood

The rise of electric vehicles has driven the demand for batteries and the materials to produce them, however, raw materials for lithium-ion batteries are becoming more scarce or ethically troubling to extract. One company has claimed to have created the…

Volkswagen Seeks Partners For Battery Materials Race

Volkswagen is in talks with suppliers to secure direct access to raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) batteries via partnerships, one of its board members said. The world’s second biggest carmaker is trying to exert more control over key components…

Nuvve Joins V2Market Partnership To Expand Vehicle-To-Grid Markets In Europe

Nuvve Holding Corp. (“Nuvve”), a global technology leader accelerating the electrification of transportation through its proprietary vehicle-to-grid (“V2G”) platform, announced today that its subsidiary, Nuvve Denmark ApS, will be a partner in a new Horizon 2020 (“H2020”) project called V2Market,…