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The South Korean tyre maker will double output of passenger car and light truck tyres to 11 million on completion of the investment around 2026.
The investment in battery production is a significant step forward for the global automaker whose emissions-cutting efforts have focused on hybridisation over EVs.
LG expands its EV battery supply operations in North America with Honda JV
Mercedes said production of the EQS at Tuscaloosa is a key step in its global initiative to produce eight all-electric vehicles at seven sites on three continents this year
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.
The latest AMS battery report forecasts production capacity, analyses suppliers and materials, and shows why OEMs and suppliers are forging new partnerships
In this livestream, learn how OEM start-ups can short time to market in manufacturing and re-engineer body structures, featuring the head of manufacturing at Volta Trucks and ArcelorMittal.
Track electric vehicle lithium battery gigafactories by manufacturer, location, manufacturer, current and planned gigawatt (GWh) capacity.
Porsche CEO and former production chief Oliver Blume will take over from Herbert Diess as VW Group CEO from September.
Seven remaining years are probably too few to establish battery production and energy infrastructure at the scale electrification will require.
Learn how lithium batteries are transforming manufacturing, supply and energy needs with Lars Carlstrom from Italvolt and battery production data from AMS.
The automaker will invest $81m to produce the car at its R&D hub in Warren, Michigan.
A new approach by Ford sees the combination of robotic and additive manufacturing technologies to facilitate the implementation of additive techniques in a completely autonomous and automated manner
The investments at Michigan, Ohio and Missouri plants will bring forth a host of new models, some EVs
The South Korean automaker will make batteries at the plant with a yet-to-be-named strategic partner.
The partnership follows the OEM’s plans with LG Energy solutions in Canada, and continues a trend of automakers forming JVs to share investment and secure battery cell supply.
This AMS livestream explores how Ford, Fraunhofer IPA and other OEMs are advancing smart factories to optimise assembly lines, improve quality and reduce errors, leveraging connected data for digital twins and AI-driven manufacturing planning.
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.