Nissan trial enables EV owners to earn cash feeding power gridsAug. 11
Tesla's longtime battery technology director leaves companyAug. 2
JCI sees big role for lead-acid batteriesAug. 1
Daimler to make batteries at German Mercedes plantJuly 14
Daimler has struck a deal with workers to make EV components and batteries at a Mercedes factory in Germany. Employees at the Untertuerkheim plant went on strike this month over worries that jobs could be at risk as the automaker moves toward EVs.
Industry needs 40 gigafactories, VW saysJuly 10
A massive shortage in lithium ion battery cells could plague the global car industry in the coming decade if capacity equivalent to 40 Tesla gigafactories is not added by 2025, according to estimates from Volkswagen Group.
LG Chem denies report of a $6.2 billion battery deal with VWJune 13
Daimler's battery gigafactory begins Europe challenge to TeslaMay 22
Hyundai exec predicts battery shakeoutApril 15
AutoNews Now: What the auto chiefs told TrumpMarch 17
First Shift: Trump's gift to Detroit?March 15
Honda, Hitachi form JV to develop, make electric motorsFeb. 7
Honda, aiming to make electrified vehicles account for two-thirds of its global sales by 2030, agreed today to form a joint venture with Japanese supplier Hitachi to develop, produce and sell the motors that make those vehicles run. The partners will produce some of the motors at Hitachi's plant in Kentucky.
Bosch's 2016 profit slides 7% on EV investmentsJan. 27
Underlying operating profit at Robert Bosch fell 6.5 percent to 4.3 billion euros ($4.6 billion) last year, the group said on Friday. Bosch has been investing in technologies such as intelligent systems that cut down on how much power electric cars use, while divesting traditional industrial products such as starter motors and generators.