Around the world, technology decision-makers at automotive OEMs and their suppliers are wrestling with some difficult decisions. How can they digitalise their supply chains in order to compete more effectively in the industry today, while at the same time preparing those supply chains for major disruption down the road? By Jessica Twentyman It’s a challenge Read More..
Umicore will handle the recycling of the lithium-ion batteries that help power two new Toyota models, Toyota Motor Europe said. The Japanese carmaker said Umicore, a Belgium-based global materials technology group, has the capability to recycle valuable battery elements such as cobalt, nickel and copper in a cost-effective and sustainable manner. Umicore is also the Read More..
Nissan has started work on a lithium-ion battery plant in Portugal that will support the ambitious rollout plans for electric vehicles of the Japanese carmaker and its French alliance partner Renault. The plant is being built on land that belongs to the Renault CACIA gearbox assembly plant. Investment costs are 156 million euros and the Read More..