Wednesday, October 4, 2023

Stellantis inaugurates first ACC Battery Gigafactory in France

StellantisTogether total energy And Mercedes Benzinaugurated the Automotive Cell Company (ACC) Billie-Barclau Battery Gigafactory in Dauphiné (France), the first of three planned in Europe that will become operational before the end of 2023. With an initial generation capacity of 13 gigawatt-hours (GWh), which will grow to 40 GWh in 2030The plant will supply high-performance lithium-ion batteries with a minimal CO2 footprint.

The Gigafactory will contribute to Stellantis’ goal of increasing battery manufacturing capacity to 250 GWh in Europe by 2030 and further the company in its mission to offer a comprehensive suite of battery technologies that meet the needs of customers worldwide. The company thus ensures Estimated capacity of 400 GWh by 2030, supported by five Gigafactories in Europe and North America and additional supply contracts,

Carlos Tavares, Ceo Of Stellantis Acc.
Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis during the inauguration.

“At the start of this partnership in 2020, we agreed on an ambitious global timetable for developing batteries for electric vehicles that will drive our mobility electrification plan,” he said. Carlos Tavares, CEO of Stellantis, “As we execute ‘Dare Forward 2030’ strategy And we are on our way to reach our ambitious goal Reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2038Stellantis actively contributes to the European electrification transition with state-of-the-art electric vehicle solutions and supports France’s key role in a sustainable future. I thank everyone participating in ACC as together we are building a strong coalition to strengthen Europe’s competitiveness.

The company already has 24 battery electric vehicles on the market and will almost double that number to 47 by the end of 2024., Stellantis aims to introduce and acquire over 75 of these vehicles worldwide 5 million world sales for the 2030. Currently, Stellantis electric vehicles, the Peugeot e-208 and the new Fiat 500, are among the top five best sellers in France and the ten best sellers in Europe.

As battery chemistry continually evolves, Stellantis researches and ensures all technologies to meet the diverse needs of its wide customer base Clean, safe and affordable mobility, innovative solutions, such as tFactorial Solid State Battery Technology And this Liteon Lithium-Sulfur BatteryCan help improve vehicle performance and customer experience, creating a more sustainable electric vehicle experience for all.

In addition to battery production, Stellantis, ACC, Union des Industrie et Métiers de la Metallurgy (Union of Metallurgical Industries), states and territories are making Douvin Battery Training Center as part of your program rectification and professional recycling, through a 400 hour courseStellantis employees will gain new skills in battery manufacturing and help the Hauts-de-France region compete in a key sector for the transition to electrification. By 2025, at least 600 workers will join the plant battery manufacturing.

As part of the ‘Dare Forward 2030’ strategic plan, Stellantis has announced plans Achieve 100% sales of battery electric passenger cars in Europe and 50% of passenger cars and light-duty trucks in the United States by 2030, Stellantis is on track to become a net zero carbon company by 2038, with single-digit percentage offsets of remaining emissions, including all sectors.

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