Mahindra plans to use the MEB electric drivetrain, battery system and VW-specification battery cells in its forthcoming EV SUVs.
Battery metals prices have become a significant threat to automotive’s pursuit of electrification with growing EV output calling for higher volumes of minerals production.
Battery experts say energy costs and the supply of renewable energy could mean it takes longer for Europe to reach zero-emission mobility targets.
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The automaker will partner with Vitesco to produce power electronics units, part of a trend of OEMs, supplier and battery producers partnering to ramp up EV and battery output.
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The strategic purpose of the investments is to gain greater control over the global electrification value chain through vertical integration.
UK car manufacturers pay about 59% more for energy overall than their EU-based rivals and costs are set to jump again this year, threatening competitiveness.
France’s Renault and Chinese component maker, Minth Group have announced a joint venture to produce casings to house batteries in electric vehicles.
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Jacqui Murray, Jason Muccioli and Sam Haig discuss the future of battery recycling and the challenges with second life, safe disassembly and the role of car manufacturers.
Car factories need to transition in the next few years - our panellists agree there will be challanges and opportunities in the new era of automotive production.
Cengiz Kizilkan and Romain Herry explain how flexibility and adaptability is playing a major role in next-generation production lines and helping manufacturers create models simultaneously and quickly.
Hans Pehrson, Owain Griffiths and Thomas Hörnfeldt emphasise the importance of moving towards a greener model to meet sustaibility targets - whether it’s whole-of-vehicle manufacturing or greening the global supply chain.
Rising costs and fast-changing battery technology will make it hard to meet EV targets, but localisation and new business models can mitigate issues, according to Automotive Cells Company’s Francisco Carranza and Airbus’s Greg Ombach.
The Israeli startup is rolling out low-cost, flexible plants for its EV platforms based on drive-by-wire technology, according to COO Josh Tech.
The global vehicle production outlook is murky, while rising costs and supply chain issues are changing manufacturers’ business model, according to analyst Joe McCabe from AutoForecast Solutions.