Tag: electric vehicle production

Industry Focus Areas, Logistics, Motorized Vehicle, Process

Electric-Vehicle Surge Sends Cobalt Prices Soaring

January 22, 2021

Via: The Wall Street Journal

A 20% rise in the price of cobalt since the beginning of this year shows how the rush to build more electric vehicles is stressing global supply chains. Already a shortage of semiconductors is slowing the recovery in auto production. […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle

GM to invest more than $2 billion in U.S. manufacturing to increase electric vehicle production

October 20, 2020


General Motors is investing about $2.2 billion in its U.S. manufacturing operations, largely to increase production of electric vehicles, the company announced Tuesday. The investment is the latest for the Detroit automaker as it pivots toward EVs under GM CEO […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Tesla gets approval to start manufacturing in China

October 17, 2019

Via: Reuters

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Tesla Inc was added to a government list of approved automotive manufacturers, China’s industry ministry said on Thursday, as it granted the electric-vehicle maker a certificate it needs to start production in the country. The list was […]

Process, Production

Indonesia aims to start electric vehicle production in 2022

July 18, 2019

Via: Reuters

JAKARTA (Reuters) – Indonesia is aiming to start producing electric vehicles (EVs) in 2022, a senior official at the Industry Ministry told Reuters on Thursday, after a number of companies disclosed plans to invest in the country. Indonesia is pushing […]

Process, Production

Tesla prepares to boost production

July 10, 2019

Via: Automotive News

WASHINGTON — Tesla is getting ready to increase electric-vehicle production, according to an internal email, after achieving record deliveries in the second quarter. The company is “making preparations” to raise output at its plant in Fremont, California, Tesla’s automotive president, […]

Industry Focus Areas, Motorized Vehicle, Process, Production

Volkswagen to invest $800 million, build new electric vehicle in U.S.

January 14, 2019

Via: Reuters

The German automaker, in an announcement at the Detroit Auto Show, said it is adding 1,000 new jobs and that electric vehicle production in Tennessee will begin in 2022. German automakers have been under pressure from U.S. President Donald Trump […]

Process, Production

VW says could build up to 15 million electric cars

November 16, 2018

Via: Reuters

FRANKFURT (Reuters) – Volkswagen (VOWG_p.DE) could build up to 15 million electric cars over several years on its new electric vehicle production platform, the company said on Friday, adding that its Chief Executive Herbert Diess had misspoken in an interview […]

Process, Production

Renault invests in French electric car plant upgrade

June 14, 2018

Via: Reuters

The Zoe production line in Flins, west of Paris, will double its maximum output with the battery-powered subcompact’s next upgrade, the company said in a statement, and its northern Douai factory will tool up to build electric cars on a […]