UK battery start-up Britishvolt to build £200m test facility in West Midlands

It has partnered with Prologis for the Hams Hall facility in Warwickshire which is expected to help the company rapidly ramp up battery cells and support the ‘smooth start-up’ of its planned gigafactory in Northumberland

First decade of UK EV revolution supercharged with £10.8bn

More than 14,000 new jobs were created in British EV and battery sectors in the last ten years, according to a new report

Government boosts Blyth gigafactory with £100m

The gigaplant is forecast to produce batteries for around 300,000 EVs a year

West Midlands charges into the future with a new Gigafactory

The 530,000 square-metre facility is predicted to attract an £2.5bn investment and create up to 6,000 jobs

Italvolt and ABB strike agreement for gigafactory in Italy

The Italian start-up is building a gigafactory with a 45MWh production capacity for lithium-ion batteries for EVs

Sunderland jump starts EV revolution with gigafactory

Nissan has today unveiled plans to build a new £1 billion gigafactory in Sunderland

ITM Power recruits engineers for its new gigafactory at Sheffield

Successful candidates will be based at the new facility at Bessemer Park

EVs will outnumber diesel cars by 2030

Number of petrol and diesel cars is predicted to see a drop of 16.6 million units by January 2030, new report suggests

Plans for new gigafactory at Coventry Airport unveiled

The facility is predicted to create thousands of green jobs and attract up to £2bn of investment

Plan to build gigafactories in France and Germany moves forward

The giant lithium-ion manufacturing facilities will produce enough batteries each year to supply one million EVs