Renault-Nissan and NEC double down on EVs

Renault-Nissan and NEC, its battery manufacturing joint venture (JV) partner, have been busy after the announcement of the Nissan Leaf working to enlarge their piece of the still-emerging electric vehicle pie. NEC recently announced plans to spend $542 million on increased lithium-ion battery electr...

This research is archived and therefore no longer available. For further assistance please contact your Customer Success Manager or email ClientEngagementTeam@luxresearchinc.com. Thank you!

Related Research

Romeo Power signs long-term battery supply agreement with PACCAR for BEVs

News Commentary | April 12, 2021

Romeo Power announced a long‑term supply agreement with PACCAR to provide battery packs, modules, and battery management systems (BMS) for PACCAR's battery electric vehicles (BEVs). Under the agreement, Romeo Power will be a battery supplier for Peterbilt 579 and 520 BEVs in the U.S. and Canada ... Not part of subscription

Johnson Mathey cites increasing commodization as key reason for pulling out of batteries business

News Commentary | November 29, 2021

Previously, Johnson Matthey (JM) had pursued commercialization of lithium‑nickel oxide cathodes, investing roughly $200 million in research and development to date. In an abrupt move, JM announced it would exit the battery business, citing two key reasons. First and foremost, being competitive with ... Not part of subscription

VW announces slew of investments highlighting concerns over battery supply chains

News Commentary | December 16, 2021

VW announced an offtake deal with Vulcan Energy Resources for CO2‑neutral lithium, a joint venture with Umicore to produce cathode materials, and an investment in semisolid battery developer 24M. VW's investment in 24M is a long‑term one, with the potential to adopt 24M's technology toward the end ... Not part of subscription