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.
China's plans for lithium-ion battery production could overtake TeslaJune 30
Panasonic's auto business is the real driving forceMay 30
Hyundai exec predicts battery shakeoutApril 15
First Shift: Trump's gift to Detroit?March 15
Cobalt prices soar as investors see demand for lithium ion batteriesMarch 1
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.
Tesla to build motors, gearboxes in GigafactoryJan. 18
AutoNews Now: Another record year in U.S. salesJan. 4
Tesla launches battery production at GigafactoryJan. 4
Toyota may mass-produce long-range EVs, report saysNov. 7, 2016
Toyota is looking at mass-producing electric vehicles, the Nikkei newspaper reported, in what would be a dramatic reversal of strategy for the automaker, which has always favored hybrids and fuel-cell vehicles in the race to make greener cars.