6 Apr 2021
Cuberg are US start-up developing lithium-metal batteries.
14 Mar 2021
IDTechEx comment on Northvolt's acquisition of Cuberg
On March 10th, European battery start-up Northvolt announced their agreement for the acquisition of Cuberg, a US start-up developing lithium metal batteries, for an undisclosed amount.
14 Dec 2020
EC Proposes Regulation to Improve Li-ion Sustainability
The European Commission (EC) has proposed stricter regulations regarding the sustainability of batteries.
17 Nov 2020
Volkswagen Group Invests EUR 73 Billion in Future Technologies
The Volkswagen Group will spend around EUR 73 billion on electrification, hybrid powertrains and digital technology over the next five years.
11 Sep 2020
The Importance of Li-ion Recycling and What Will Drive It?
Despite the impact of Covid-19, substantial volumes of Li-ion batteries will soon be reaching their end-of-life. IDTechEx highlight the importance of Li-ion recycling and discuss what will drive growth in the market.
27 May 2020
Northvolt (Battery recycling)
This update profile gives an overview of Northvolt's efforts in battery recycling.
6 Apr 2020
Could There be a Li-Ion Battery Shortage?
IDTechEx forecast Li-ion demand to grow almost 10-fold from 2020-2030, but can supply meet this demand? Automotive manufacturers the world over are pledging to electrify their fleets.
23 Mar 2020
Northvolt are a start-up company aiming to mass produce Li-ion cells as early as 2021.
2 Jan 2020
Volkswagen Raises Electric Car Production Forecast for 2025
Under the latest plans, the strategic target of one million electric cars is expected to be reached end of 2023, two years earlier than previously predicted. The Volkswagen brand expects 1.5 million electric cars to be produced in 2025.
25 Dec 2019
Program Targets 50 Percent Receycled Material in New Cells
Northvolt is making swift progress with its blueprint for sustainable battery manufacturing and is positioned to deliver lithium-ion cells to European markets with a minimal environmental footprint.
10 Dec 2019
Northvolt & Mälarenergi Partner on Energy Storage for EV Charging
Northvolt and Swedish power provider Mälarenergi are partnering to establish a battery energy storage system at an electric vehicle charging station in Västerås, Sweden.
22 Nov 2019
BMW Forges Ahead with E-Mobility and Secures Long-Term Battery Needs
The BMW Group is forging ahead with electromobility and deepening its existing business relationships with battery cell manufacturers CATL and Samsung SDI.