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UK risks car industry bust as Jaguar looks elsewhere for batteries

Summary by Ground News
The UK lacks the cell and pack factories carmakers will need to support their transition away from the internal combustion engine. Jaguar Land Rover is in talks to Northvolt and SVolt Energy Technology about supplying batteries for a range of EVs it may assemble in Slovakia. To preserve the current size of the car sector, the UK needs to increase battery capacity 45-fold to more than 90 gigawatt hours.
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South China Morning Post

UK risks car industry bust as Jaguar looks elsewhere for batteries

As the move to electric vehicles redraws manufacturing maps, the UK is endangered by scarce supply of raw materials, expensive energy, meager government incentives and potential Brexit-related tariffs.

1 month ago·Hong Kong
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Financial Post

UK Risks Car Collapse as Jaguar Land Rover Looks Elsewhere for Batteries

(Bloomberg) -- Almost a decade after playing home to Europe's first mass-produced electric car, the UK is at risk of becoming a footnote in the global auto industry's shift to battery-powered vehicles. Read More

1 month ago·Canada
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Irish Times

UK risks car collapse as Jaguar Land Rover looks elsewhere for batteries

'No decisions made' but company is exploring its options

1 month ago·Dublin, Ireland
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