EU approves €95m Polish aid for LG Chem’s EV battery plant expansion

The new plant is expected to supply batteries for more than 295,000 EVs every year in the European Economic Area

Mining for electric cars is harming flamingos!

Lithium is a key element to get EVs on the move – but it’s leading to certain flamingo species becoming endangered

How does winter weather affect your EV batteries?

What effect do colder temperatures have on EV range and performance – and what can you do about it?

Ford aims to be second largest EV maker worldwide in two years

The manufacturer is looking to produce 600,000 each year

Nissan to invest £13bn into electric cars by 2026

The Japanese car maker is looking to have EVs make up half of its production by 2030

Cost of EVs to rise as China dominates the market

A new study has found more than half the EVs made in 2026 will be coming from China – and as the price in lithium rises, so will the price of the cars

Battery energy storage system with 50MW capacity goes live

The collaborative project between Pivot Power, Wärtsilä and EDF looks to provide more flexibility and support the UK’s electricity grid

Rock Tech Lithium plans €470m plant in drive for EV batteries

The lithium hydroxide converter is estimated to have a production capacity of 24,000 metric tons per year

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

Wärtsilä to provide 100MW of energy storage systems for projects in West Midlands

The projects are being developed by Wärtsilä and Pivot Power at sites in Coventry and the outskirts of Birmingham