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

Australia grants go-ahead for AUD$3bn gigafactory

Construction is set to start by 2022 and is forecast to create approximately 2,000 new jobs

Plans unveiled for €1.6bn gigafactory in France to supercharge growing battery demand

Production in the gigafactory is scheduled to begin in 2023 with a capacity of 16GWh of battery cells which will later increase to 50GWh

Tesla’s new gigafactory in Berlin granted permit for construction

The permit includes noise, water protection and dust emission requirements the electric automobile manufacturer has to follow during the development of the facility

South Wales will become the home of ‘UK’s first gigafactory’

The plant, which is expected to cover 80 plus hectares land, will produce green lithium-ion batteries for use in electric vehicles

Tesla’s New York Gigafactory begins ventilator production ‘as soon as humanly possible’

Elon Musk assured New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio that he ‘will do anything in our power to help the citizens of New York’

Slovakia backs EV battery gigafactory with finance injection

The InoBat Auto Gigafactory ‘to produce enough batteries to power 240,000 electric vehicles annually by 2024’

Swedish firm wins €5.8m for battery recycling plant

Northvolt aims to use 50% recycled materials in all its new battery cells by 2030

EV battery gigafactory in Poland granted €250m

The €2.8bn LG Chem facility in Wrocław is expected to have a total production capacity of around 65GWh to 70GWh a year by 2022

Volkswagen invests $1bn in Swedish battery firm Northvolt

A 50/50 joint venture will see the companies build a 16GWh battery gigafactory in Germany