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Geely Holding and ElectroMobility Poland sign agreement to license pure electric SEA architecture for Izera brand

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Zhejiang Geely Holding Group, China’s leading privately-owned automotive technology group, has signed an agreement to license its pure electric Sustainable Experience Architecture (SEA) to ElectroMobility Poland (EMP), an electric vehicle manufacturer backed by the Polish government.

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Impact Clean Power to build gigafactory in Poland

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Poland-based Impact Clean Power Technology S.A. ICPT ), a manufacturer of battery systems for transportation, robotics and stationary energy storage in Europe, has begun construction of GigafactoryX. The company’s customers are Polish and foreign manufacturers of vehicles based on electric drives, including buses, streetcars, trolleybuses and yachts, as well as companies from the industrial, power (traditional and RES), railroad and telecommunication sectors.

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Malbork, Poland purchases six electric buses made by Solaris

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Representatives of the municipal operator MZK Malbork (Poland) and Solaris Bus & Coach S.A. Another 500 battery buses are being manufactured. Poland is the fifth country in the European Union as regards the number of electric buses on the roads.

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Umicore inaugurates CAM plant in Poland; complete battery materials value chain in Europe

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Umicore last week inaugurated its carbon-neutral production facility for cathode active materials (CAM) for electric vehicles in Nysa, Poland. Batteries Electric (Battery) Europe Manufacturing Market Background Materials

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ERMA supporting Mkango in development of rare earth separation plant in Poland

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awy, Poland. This is a multi-national project where we have a Canadian partner, Mkango Resources, accessing critical raw materials in Malawi, Africa, processing them in a plant in Poland, all for the benefit of the European economy.

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17 Solaris e-buses to join public transport fleet in Grudzi?dz, Poland; 25% of fleet electric

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dz, Poland signed a contract for the delivery of 17 Solaris electric buses. Solaris is now one of the biggest manufacturers in Europe of zero-emission public transport vehicles. Poland is an extremely important market for the bus maker when it comes to sales of its electric buses.

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FCA to build new hybrid and electric Jeep, Fiat and Alfa Romeo cars at Tychy in Poland

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The FCA Group will invest more than $200 million in its plant in Tychy, Poland, where new hybrid and electric Jeep, Fiat and Alfa Romeo models will be built. The investment will involve the expansion and modernization of the FCA Poland plant and will last several years. The announced Jeep, Fiat and Alfa Romeo cars will be manufactured using the most advanced drive systems, including all-electric drive. The FCA Poland plant (Tychy) is one of the largest FCA production plants.

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Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey to become Toyota’s first European plant to produce plug-in-hybrid vehicles and batteries

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The second-generation Toyota C-HR will be produced at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT) in Sakarya—about 150 km east of Istanbul. Its eight European manufacturing plants are located in Portugal, the UK, France, Poland, Czech Republic and Turkey.

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Toyota plant in Poland to produce second hybrid transmission in 2021

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Starting in 2021, Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) plans to produce a second electronic continuously variable transmission (e-CVT) at its plant in Wa?brzych. Together with earlier announcements, Toyota’s total investment in both its Polish manufacturing centres in Walbrzych and Jelcz-Laskowice will increase to approximately €1.2 Hybrids Manufacturing Transmissions

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Mercedes-Benz Cars to build battery factory in Jawor, Poland; ninth in its global network

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Mercedes-Benz Cars will build a battery factory at the site in Jawor, Poland, and thus extend its global battery production network to nine factories. After the production of high-tech engines, we will establish additional future technology in Poland. This will be the first production site of Mercedes-Benz Cars in Poland and will offer more than 1,000 jobs. Batteries Manufacturing

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Poland NCBJ report concludes small modular reactors unlikely to play key role as basic electricity source in Poland

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A new report published by Poland’s National Center for Nuclear Research (Narodowe Centrum Bada? drowych, NCBJ) concludes that while small modular reactor (SMR) nuclear power plants (NPPs) might become important for Polish power industry, it is very unlikely that they will ever play a key role as basic electricity source in Poland. Our government’s policy is to develop in Poland by 2030 nuclear reactors of a combined electric power [of] 6000 MW.

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Toyota to produce hybrid transaxle and new gasoline engines in Poland; adjusting to shrinking diesel share in Europe

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Toyota Motor Europe will start production of a hybrid transaxle in 2018 at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) in Walbrzych, and add two gasoline engines—a 1.5L in 2019—at Toyota Motor Industries, Poland (TMIP) in Jelcz-Laskowice. Although TMIP is currently manufacturing only diesel engines, the European market is moving towards an increased share of petrol, hybrid and electric vehicles.

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ADM to acquire rapeseed processing and biodiesel company in Poland

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A Warsaw-listed company, Elstar is a leading Polish manufacturer of quality refined vegetable oils and fats for the food industry, and biodiesel for the energy market. Elstar, located in northern Poland, operates a rapeseed crushing, refining, solid-fat packaging and oil bottling facility in Czernin and a fully-automated biodiesel facility in Malbork. Poland is an important origination and consumer market for ADM.

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GM to invest $341M in plant in Poland for new mid-size diesel engine

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General Motors will build its new generation midsize diesel engine family at the GM Manufacturing Poland plant in Tychy. This is the biggest investment in the history of the Tychy plant and includes additional buildings and new manufacturing technology. The GM Manufacturing Poland plants in Gliwice and Tychy employ 3,500 people. With today’s announcement, total GM investments in Poland will amount to more than €1 billion (US$1.4

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Volkswagen Group reorganizing some international production; new Poland plant for Crafter

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nia, Poland to build the successor to the Volkswagen Crafter van. With the decision to produce the Crafter in Poland, we have laid the foundations for the strategic reorientation of our light commercial vehicles. The Crafter is outstandingly well-suited for all the growth markets of the world and will take Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles a stage forward on its way to becoming a globally active manufacturer.

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Toyota starts production of 5th-generation hybrid powertrain in Europe for new Corolla

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The latest Toyota hybrid electric low-emission powertrains will be made at Toyota Motor Manufacturing Poland (TMMP) and Toyota Motor Manufacturing UK (TMUK) for the new Corollas manufactured at TMUK and Toyota Motor Manufacturing Turkey (TMMT).

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Fiat Powertrain Acquiring GMs Share of Poland 1.3L Diesel Engine JV

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Fiat Powertrain Technologies (FPT) and General Motors (GM) have signed a preliminary share transfer agreement for FPT to acquire GM’s 50% share in FIAT-GM Powertrain Polska, an engine manufacturing joint venture in the special economic zone of Bielsko- Biala, Poland. There will be no impact on the day-to-day manufacturing operations of Bielsko-Biala, according to the companies.

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Germany launches R&D facility for industrial-scale Li-ion cell manufacturing; €500M in funding

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The German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF) has launched the Battery Cell Research Production Center, a new R&D and large-scale industrial manufacturing plant for lithium-ion cells; the center will receive an investment of €500 million. Six German cell manufacturers have already pledged their support for the establishment and operation of research production: Leclanché, BMZ Group/ Terra E, Customcells, EAS and Liacon.

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CAF to acquire Polish bus manufacturer Solaris; focus on urban electromobility

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With a 2017 turnover of close to €450 million, it has production plants in Poland in the cities of Bolechowo and ?roda, Solaris’ main markets are Poland, Germany, Italy, Scandinavia and the Baltics. Railway industry company CAF has entered into an agreement to acquire Solaris Bus & Coach, a global supplier of conventional and electric buses with presence in over 700 cities in 32 countries.

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Hanwha and LG Energy to build battery production in US, targeting ESS and UAM

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The MOU was signed by LGES and three subsidiaries under Hanwha Group—Hanwha Solutions, owner of clean energy manufacturer Qcells, Hanwha Corporation/Momentum and Hanwha Aerospace. Hanwha Aerospace is a leading aerospace and defense company manufacturing rocket engine, satellites technology. Hanwha Corporation/Momentum is an automation engineering company providing manufacturing facilities for batteries, solar panels and display.

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Umicore to build cathode active material plant in Canada

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Umicore plans to construct a manufacturing facility for cathode active battery materials (CAM) and their precursor materials (pCAM) in Ontario, Canada. The planned facility would be the first of its kind in North America, combining cathode and precursor materials manufacturing at a large industrial scale and thereby completing the missing link in Canada’s battery value chain, from natural resources to electric mobility. Batteries Canada Manufacturing Market Background Materials

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CAF to acquire Polish bus manufacturer Solaris; focus on urban electromobility

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With a 2017 turnover of close to €450 million, it has production plants in Poland in the cities of Bolechowo and ?roda, Solaris’ main markets are Poland, Germany, Italy, Scandinavia and the Baltics. Railway industry company CAF has entered into an agreement to acquire Solaris Bus & Coach, a global supplier of conventional and electric buses with presence in over 700 cities in 32 countries.

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Northvolt to build 100 GWh/year cathode material plant in Sweden; reusing shuttered pulp and paper mill

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Northvolt will develop the site into a manufacturing plant for active material and battery cells, reusing and refurbishing much of the existing facilities and site infrastructure. Batteries Manufacturing Materials

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Stellantis and Toyota Europe expand partnership with new large-size commercial van including electric version

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The new vehicle will be produced at Stellantis’ plants in Gliwice, Poland and Atessa, Italy. This agreement strengthens our leadership in the EU30 for LCVs and low emission vehicles and moves us a step closer to realizing our Dare Forward 2030 goal of becoming the undisputed global light commercial vehicle leader, in terms of technology, manufacturing, market share and profitability. Electric (Battery) Europe Vehicle ManufacturersStellantis N.V. and Toyota Motor Europe N.V.

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Benchmark Minerals: Europe’s EV gigafactory capacity pipeline to grow 6-fold to 789.2 GWh to 2030

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By end-2022, Europe is set to have 7 active lithium-ion battery producers of which the top five by capacity (and gigafactory location) are: LG Chem (Poland): 32 GWh. LGES(Poland): 67 GWh. Batteries Electric (Battery) Europe Manufacturing

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Mercedes-Benz intensifies partnership with GROB for next-generation battery production

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Mercedes-Benz is thus strengthening its battery production capacity and know-how in the field of innovative manufacturing technology. Batteries Manufacturing Vehicle Manufacturers

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Manufacturing Spotlight: Vauxhall

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Its vehicles are largely identical to those of the Opel brand, which is sold across Europe, with most designed in Germany and produced across Germany, Spain and Poland, [.]. Vauxhall ecoFLEX Manufacturer Spotlight Vauxhall AmperaWhere we stand: May, 2012 The Vauxhall brand of General Motors has been the second largest selling motoring brand in the UK for more than two decades.

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Jeep to introduce four electric SUVs in N America and Europe by end of 2025

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The all-new Jeep Avenger, to be introduced in Europe and other markets, such as Japan and South Korea, will be positioned under the Jeep Renegade and will be produced in the high-efficiency plant in Tychy, Poland. Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Market Background Vehicle Manufacturers

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Vulcan Energy signs binding lithium hydroxide offtake agreement with Umicore

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In Nysa, Poland, Umicore has built the first cathode materials plant in Europe. Umicore, a leading cathode manufacturer and the first in Europe, will be a valuable offtake partner for Vulcan, as a direct consumer of Vulcan’s lithium hydroxide products. Importantly, Umicore also shares our ambition to decarbonise the battery supply chain in Europe, by building a carbon neutral cathode plant in Poland. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Materials

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China’s battery supply chain tops BNEF ranking for third consecutive time; Canada close 2nd, US drops to 3rd

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China currently hosts 75% of all battery cell manufacturing capacity and 90% of anode and electrolyte production. This year, the changes in the overall rankings were mostly driven by the greater access to several key raw materials and manufacturing capacities domestically.

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Ford sources battery capacity and raw materials for 600K EV annual run rate by late 2023, 2M by end of 2026; adding LFP

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Long-time supplier LGES has scaled quickly and doubled its capacity at its Wroclaw, Poland, facility to support incremental NCM cell production for Mustang Mach-E and E-Transit models. Batteries Electric (Battery) Manufacturing Market Background Materials Mining Vehicle Manufacturers

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MAN Truck & Bus will offer an eBus chassis for the global market; NMC and LFP battery options

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The eBus chassis will be produced at MAN’s plant in Starachowice, Poland, where the Lion’s City E is also manufactured. Bus Electric (Battery) ManufacturingMAN Truck & Bus will in future be offering an eBus chassis for the global market.

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BNEF: producing battery materials in the DRC could lower supply-chain emissions and add value to the country’s cobalt

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A similar plant in China and Poland would cost an estimated $112 million and $65 million, respectively. Precursor material produced at plants in the DRC could be cost competitive with material produced in China and Poland but with a lower environmental footprint.

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KINTO introduces all-new Toyota Mirai fuel-cell vehicle for car-sharing services in Sweden

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In Europe, KINTO is already active in 10 countries: Germany, Italy, France, Spain, UK, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Portugal and is expanding quickly. Car Sharing Fuel Cells Hydrogen Mobility services Vehicle Manufacturers

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Vulcan Energy signs binding offtake agreement with LG Energy for lithium hydroxide

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LGES is the second largest battery maker in the world with over 20% market share1 and supplies its products to leading global Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs). LGES is currently manufacturing lithium-ion batteries in Poland, US, China, and South Korea, and is looking at expanding its production capacity. Batteries Manufacturing Materials

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Mercedes-Benz opens Bibb County battery plant, ready for production of EQ vehicles in US; partnership with Envision AESC

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With the new plant, Bibb County becomes part of the Mercedes-Benz global battery production network which includes factories on three continents including in Kamenz, Germany; Beijing, China; Bangkok, Thailand; Jawor, Poland; and Stuttgart, Germany.

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Stellantis and LG Energy Solution to invest > $5B CAD in JV for 45 GWh gigafactory in Canada

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and LG Energy Solution (LGES) have executed binding, definitive agreements to establish the first large-scale, domestic, electric-vehicle battery manufacturing facility in Canada. billion USD) to establish operations, which will include an all-new battery manufacturing plant located in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. The battery manufacturer has previously announced plans to invest approximately $4.6 Batteries Canada Electric (Battery) ManufacturingStellantis N.V.

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MAN Truck & Bus starts series production of the fully electric Lion’s City E

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At the beginning of October, series production for battery-electric city buses started successfully at the MAN plant in Starachowice, Poland, beginning with the Lion’s City E in the 12-meter solo version. Bus Electric (Battery) Manufacturing

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Umicore to supply high-nickel cathode materials to ACC in Europe

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Umicore will supply ACC’s future large-scale European battery plants with next-generation high-nickel cathode materials out of its greenfield production plant in Nysa, Poland. The long-term agreement will start with an annual offtake commitment of 13 GWh to a major platform of a European car manufacturer with first commercial volumes expected in early 2024. Batteries Europe Manufacturing Materials

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Nano One and Johnson Matthey to co-develop products and processes for JM’s eLNO nickel-rich cathode materials

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The agreement will focus on developing materials, methods of production and a detailed commercialization study for pre-pilot, pilot and scaled-up manufacturing. Batteries Manufacturing Market Background Materials

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Mercedes-Benz prepares car production network for new electric portfolio

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Mercedes-Benz is aligning its global production network to manufacture its reshaped product portfolio focused on luxury electric vehicles as the brand prepares to go all electric by the end of the decade—wherever market conditions allow.

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Estonian startup UP Catalyst secures €2.09M; sustainable carbon nanomaterials and graphite from CO2

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The pre-seed round was led by Sunly, a developer of wind and solar parks in the Baltics and Poland, and joined by Scottish Baltic Invest, an investment company linked to Interconnect Product Assembly (IPA), which specializes in the production of electro-mechanical solutions; and Little Green Fund that focuses on investments in cleantech innovation. Batteries Carbon Capture and Conversion (CCC) Manufacturing Materials

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Aquarius Engines unveils free-piston linear engine operating on 100% hydrogen

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Aquarius Engines recently announced partnership deals with Nokia in the field of remote communication and energy equipment management in addition to establishing a subsidiary in Tokyo and partnering with Japanese auto-parts manufacturers TPR and Honda-affiliate Musashi Seimitsu.

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