Nissan is charging ahead with its vision for a zero emissions future, with confirmation that all three models made at its UK plant will go 100 per cent electric. Today’s announcement means the EV36Zero hub in Sunderland, Nissan’s blueprint for future manufacturing, will consist of three electric vehicles (EVs), three gigafactories and up to £3bn […]
The North East is gearing up for the future. It’s fast becoming a nexus of emerging industries, from robotics to electric vehicles.
The Faraday Battery Challenge (FBC) has appointed Newcastle University to receive £1.3m in funding to support the North East’s battery manufacturing and innovation sector and skills development. The University will lead a workforce development initiative for the North East with innovative skills and training academy and apprenticeships. The programme will be delivered in partnership with […]
There is no better place than the North East to invest, collaborate or innovate in electrification technologies. Michelle Duggan, Inward Investment Manager at Invest North East England explains how North East England is accelerating the drive towards net zero. North East England is the premier location for electrification transition – We are uniquely placed to […]
Recharge Industries, a portfolio company of Scale Facilitation, has been successful in its bid for ownership of Britishvolt. Recharge Industries is a leading provider of battery technology, specialising in production and research and development. Based in Geelong, Australia, the firm is currently developing Australia’s first large-scale lithium-ion cell production facility to provide safer, more efficient […]
Envision AESC – a world-leading Japanese electric vehicle battery technology company – has celebrated 10 years of electric vehicle battery production in the UK with the start of construction on its latest gigafactory that will employ over 1,000 people. AESC’s second Sunderland battery plant will have capacity of 12 GWh and will employ more than […]
Ideanomics Digital, which is part of the NASDAQ-listed Ideanomics group of companies, is looking to recruit 25 tech staff for its Newcastle headquarters Ideanomics Digital is focused on accelerating IT and technology innovation that enables Ideanomics to deliver on its mission of accelerating the global uptake of electric vehicles. The North East-based division provides IT and […]
Driven by generations of expertise in engineering and high value manufacturing, the North East is widely recognised as the premier location for Electrification in the UK. Home to Europe’s first electric gigafactory and with recent investments from Britishvolt, Nissan and Turntide Technologies totalling over £3.75bn, the North East is rapidly emerging as the UK leader […]