Northvolt to build its third battery gigafactory in northern Germany

The plant in Heide is expected to have an annual production capacity of 60GWh, with the batteries to be supplied to the European market, enough for around one million EVs

Pivot Power announces two new EV battery sites

These sites will provide storage of 50MW lithium-ion batteries

New partnership signed for recycling of lithium-ion batteries

Princeton NuEnergy and Greenland Technologies Holding Corporation have teamed up to recycle batteries used in vehicles including electric forklifts, electric loaders and electric excavators

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

Albemarle and 6K ink deal to develop novel lithium battery materials

They will explore the use of 6K’s UniMelt advanced, sustainable materials production platform to develop the battery materials ‘through potentially disruptive manufacturing processes’

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

Johnson Matthey partners to make sustainable EV batteries

The firm’s partnership with Nano One is set to reduce the energy-intensive process of manufacturing lithium-ion batteries