In another significant stride towards its electrification strategy, Stellantis kicks off its €40m battery technology centre in Turin, accelerating innovative EV development.
The strikes are targeting one facility from each OEM to begin with, but the union said this could increase as time goes on.
Union members begin their strike following failed negotiations with the OEMs for a new contract.
Production begins following a £100m investment to transform the facility to manufacture EVs.
If strikes do happen following the 14th September deadline, expert lawyers say there will be a devastating impact on the automotive industry.
The pair are currently building a gigafactory in Kokomo, Indiana which is set to start production in the beginning of 2025.
The carmaker has signed an agreement with the Italian government to increase vehicle output in the country, with investments in EV and sustainability.
In our AMS Summer digital edition, we have features on JLR’s plans to transform its end-to-end industrial system, ready for new electric models, Seat’s technical upgrades to production operations and upskilling the workforce, and insights into developments at Audi’s Neckarsulm plant, and more.
Automotive Cells Company (ACC) has held the inauguration of its new gigafactory in France to produce batteries for electric vehicles (EVs).
Carmakers are increasingly looking into ways of reducing the environmental impact of their vehicle manufacture – and one way to do this is by using more recycled materials in their cars. But how can they go about this?
Mangualde Production Center to become the first assembly plant in Portugal to produce large series, fully battery electric compact vans for Citroën, Fiat, Opel and Peugeot
In this latest AMS digital edition we have features on Audi’s digital production engineering strategy, Dacia’s vehicle plant Mioveni, production cloud systems, toolmaking, China, sustainability and more.
AMS looks at the changing role of the Chinese operations of European and other long established brands’ operations in China and their changing roles in the global auto sector
Production of the new BEV is scheduled to begin in the second half of 2024
Experts at Stellantis and Mazda speak about the implementation of circular economy principles in vehicle production
The Cassino plant in Italy produces premium vehicles for Alfa Romeo and Maserati
Investments to be made at Indiana Transmission, Kokomo Transmission and Kokomo Casting Plants, with the company investing a total of $155m
The initiatives aim to increase recycled content in new vehicles while establishing a closed loop for the relatively expensive and scarce minerals in EV batteries.
The automaker would gain access to increasingly-coveted nickel and cobalt after reaching a long-term deal earlier in the year to lock in lithium hydroxide supplies.
General Motors’ investments in EV trucks and pick-up manufacturing position it to capture growth in what is a fiercely contested segment in North America.