Tuesday March 31, 2020

Volvo powers ahead with launch of its own battery factory

In a bid to solve one of the largest issues facing electric vehicle production – battery supply – the Swedish auto giant is opening its own facility

22nd March, 2020
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Volvo XC40 Rech arge P8 AWD in Glacier Silver

One of the issues running parallel to the production of fully electric vehicles by the world’s car manufacturers is that of battery supply.

We have had reports that production of the Audi e-tron has been stopped twice due to battery availability, while Kia and Hyundai have had similar problems.

In a bid to avoid delays, Volvo is now opening its own battery assembly facility at its existing production plant in Ghent in Belgium....

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