1 Feb 2023
Gigafactories - Can Europe and US Catch Up to China?
Given the rapid increase in forecast demand for Li-ion batteries, there has been significant growth in the number of gigafactories being planned and announced over the past 2-3 years. IDTechEx analysis shows that current plans and announcements for new cell production capacity will reach 3 TWh by 2030.
29 Jun 2022
Scania: Electric Trucks
In September 2020, Scania (part of VW's Traton Group) launched their first pure electric truck for both its L- and P-series cabs.
22 Mar 2022
Altris Secures €9.6 million in Series A Funding
Altris specialises in producing a highly sustainable cathode material for rechargeable sodium-ion batteries. The company is driven by the idea that safer, more environmentally friendly and affordable batteries are vital in order to realise a truly sustainable future.
8 Feb 2022
Northvolt and Volvo Cars Choose Gothenburg For New Battery Factory
Northvolt and Volvo Cars will place their first joint battery factory in Gothenburg, Sweden, next to Volvo Cars' assembly plant in Torslanda. The new facility will be operational in 2025.
13 Dec 2021
Volvo Cars and Northvolt Invest in Battery Development, Manufacturing
Volvo Cars and Northvolt will open a joint research and development centre in Gothenburg as part of a SEK 30 billion investment in battery development and manufacturing.
2 Dec 2021
Northvolt (battery recycling)
Northvolt is a Swedish Li-ion battery manufacturer. This profile provides an update of Northvolt's recent Li-ion battery recycling activities.
17 Nov 2021
Northvolt Produces First Fully Recycled Battery Cell
Northvolt has produced its first battery cell with 100% recycled nickel, manganese and cobalt and now aims towards scale-up of recycling facilities in Sweden.
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.