Britishvolt signs multimillion-pound partnership to rev up UK electric vehicle gigafactory plans


A UK tech firm's ambition to produce 300,000 electric vehicle battery packs per year in Northumberland have been given a shot in the arm.
Updated MG ZS EV

MG ZS upgraded, Marvel-R revealed


Chinese-owned car maker MG has revealed updates for its ZS electric SUV with a new look and two larger batteries for a range of up to 273 miles.
Firefighters at work

Tesla fire required excess water


Due to the battery’s lithium-ion cells, firefighters in Austin needed 40,000 litres of water to put out a Tesla on fire.
Nissan is seeking government support worth tens of millions in order to build a “gigafactory” in Sunderland.

Battery gigafactory for Coventry Airport


Coventry Airport set to house the UK’s third battery gigafactory after planning application submitted.
What are solid-state batteries?

Electric cars: What are solid-state batteries?


As technological progress on lithium-ion battery technology slows, car makers are starting to turn their heads towards solid-state batteries.