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Volkswagen leads €886 million investment in Northvolt to power Europe with its gigafactory for lithium-ion batteries

The future will require sustainable batteries to store renewable energy, and lots of them. Stockholm-based Northvolt has taken the lead, and has just announced a capital raise of €886 million to build Europe’s first gigafactory for lithium-ion battery cells, Northvolt Ett, in Skellefteå, Sweden. This comes just a month after securing a €350 million loan […]

Volkswagen Will Install EV Chargers In A Very Unusual Place

When you’re done shopping, your car will be fully charged. Tesla’s Supercharger network has quickly become the world’s most extensive pieces of EV charging infrastructure and continues to improve with more locations and faster-charging technology. But with Volkswagen planning its own onslaught of electric vehicles, the German automaker will be investing huge sums into a charging network of […]

Tesla Thanks VW

Today was another exciting day for the electric drive aficionados. Volkswagen presented its ID. sub-brand to the world, with the first model, the ID.3, ready for reservation. The times that VW was short for VaporWare are over. My colleagues are covering everything there is to say about today’s announcement from a VW perspective. This article […]