Is the UK’s first gigafactory ‘put on life support’?

Work on Britishvolt’s EV battery factory near Blyth in Northumberland has reportedly been limited in a bid to slash spending costs

Britishvolt drives forward battery gigafactory plans with new major partnership

Under the agreement, Britishvolt will develop, assemble and manufacture its next generation sample cells for mass production and commercialisation with the UK Battery Industrialisation Centre

Government boosts Blyth gigafactory with £100m

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