Region needs world-class ‘gigafactory’ to manufacture electric vehicle batteries
The West Midlands needs a world-class ‘gigafactory’ capable of producing the batteries required to power next generation vehicles, the Mayor has said.
Andy Street’s call comes after Jaguar Land Rover revealed plans to build a range of new electric vehicles at its Castle Bromwich factory, starting with the new XJ model, bringing hundreds of millions of pounds of investment and job security for 2,500 people.
As part of the plans there will be an extensive transformation of Castle Bromwich site to become the UK’s first prem... You can carry on reading TheBusinessDesk.com for free, but you have reached the maximum number of pages an unregistered user can view. To register for an account, click here or login below...