Tag: manufacturing

GKN Automotive reports major 2023 sustainability gains

GKN Automotive reduced CO2e emissions by 10.5% in 2023 and increased renewable electricity use to 10%.74% of new business came from EV platforms, and 87% of R&D spending focused on decarbonisation products.The company aims...

Chinese carmakers set sights on production in Turkey to dodge EU tariffs

Chinese automakers eye production in Turkey to avoid EU tariffs.Turkey, a key player in automotive production, accelerates discussions with BYD, Chery, and SAIC.Partnership signifies Turkey's readiness for Europe's electric vehicle transition, boosting its role...

Volvo Cars makes breakthrough with its first climate-neutral plant in China

Volvo Cars achieve climate-neutral status at Taizhou plant in China through biogas transitionTransition expected to reduce over 7,000 tonnes of CO2 emissions annuallyPart of Volvo's broader goal for global climate-neutral manufacturing operations by 2025Volvo...

Greenpower Park: The UK’s upcoming battery research and manufacturing campus

Greenpower Park will revolutionise battery research and manufacturing.It attracts global collaboration with £2.5 billion investment and 6,000 skilled jobs.Positioned in Coventry, it leads Britain's green industrial revolution.Greenpower Park opens to provide training and facilitate...

Nissan pushes for total sustainability as Chennai plant hits 100% renewable energy use for a month

Chennai plant hit 100% green energy in Sept 2023, advancing the Nissan carbon-neutral goal.RNAIPL aims for water positivity by 2030, using recycling and innovative water management.RNAIPL in Chennai contributes to Nissan's global sustainability despite...

Electric truck range reaches new heights

Germany’s Production Engineering of E-Mobility Components (PEM) announces successful tests of an electric truck with a fuel cell range extender.Game-changing "SeLv" research project hits the mark, pushing the boundaries of heavy-duty trucks for emission-free...

Renault Group’s Re-Industry industrial makeover: Slashing production costs by as much as 50%

Renault Group’s Re-Industry initiative aims to cut production costs by up to half by 2027.Central role of Renault's Industrial Metaverse in enhancing competitiveness and agility.Comprehensive overhaul focuses on excellence, environmental sustainability, and innovation.Renault Group’s...

General Motors (GM) and Glencore enter cobalt supply agreement electric vehicle (EV) batteries

This will be used for GM’s Ultium batteries found in the Chevrolet Silverado EV, GMC HUMMER EV and Cadillac LYRIQ.

Today Elon Musk opens Tesla Gigafactory Berlin with the first Model Y cars rolling off the line

New facility will be able to produce up to 500,000 electric vehicles (EVs) annually

Lucid Group announces plans to manufacture its electric vehicles (EVs) in Saudi Arabia

New plant is expected to manufacture 150,000 electric cars annually when it opens in 2025 and create several thousand jobs

ABB delivers robots to Scania’s new battery assembly plant in Sweden

New facility will be a key milestone on Scania’s journey towards the electrification of heavy vehicles

LG Energy Solution appoints Dr Peter Kyungsuk Pyun as new chief digital officer

His role will be to lead the digital transformation of the company’s battery manufacturing unit
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Nissan invests $500 million in Canton, Mississippi plant to build two new electric vehicle (EV) models in the USA

The investment will help to preserve and upskill around 2,000 jobs

Volvo Cars to invest SEK 10 billion in Torslanda plant for the next generation of electric cars

The company will introduce a number of new and more sustainable technologies and manufacturing processes at the plant

Britishvolt powers ahead with plans to build transformational UK battery Gigaplant to meet electric vehicle (EV) demand

At capacity, the Gigaplant will produce over 300,000 electric vehicle batteries and provide 3,000 direct skilled jobs and another 5,000 plus indirect wider roles

ABB and HASCO create a joint venture to drive smart manufacturing in China’s auto industry

As the automotive industry transitions towards electric vehicles (EVs) gathers pace, parts manufacturers must invest in flexible facilities that can respond to rapidly changing demands

Toyota to build electric vehicle (EV) batteries in North Carolina USA

Plant is first to produce electric car batteries for Toyota in North America and expected to create 1,750 new jobs

Stellantis signs lithium supply agreement with Vulcan Energy for decarbonised supply of key raw materials for electric vehicle (EV) battery packs

This deal is a key element to power Stellantis’ aggressive electrification strategy of its 14 car brands

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

New electric car battery plant will create up to 6,000 new highly skilled jobs and thousands more in the wider supply chain

Ford invests £230 million to transform Halewood Plant in the UK to build its first electric vehicle (EV) components in Europe

Electric cars helping to secure and create jobs for the future in the UK

Stellantis to turn Turin factory into a hub for electric vehicles (EVs) including Maserati models

The global auto producer that owns 14 motor brands, including Vauxhall, Peugeot, Fiat, Citroën and Jeep, say there will be no job losses as a result

Mayor in California announces electric carmaker Tesla plan to create a new Megafactory in Lathrop

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer continues to expand its empire but there hasn’t been an official announcement from Elon Musk Tesla CEO

Volta Trucks all-electric Volta Zero will be manufactured by Steyr Automotive in Austria

New collaboration will create 500 new jobs and an estimated 2,000 positions within the supply chain
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