BILLY-BERCLAU, France – Stellantis will want one and even two further giant factories for electrical automobiles batteries in the US to achieve its output targets, the corporate’s chief govt, Carlos Tavares, mentioned on Tuesday.
Talking to journalists on the inauguration of a so-called gigafactory in northern France, Tavares mentioned the Franco-Italian carmaker would wish extra related vegetation in North America, the place it already introduced plans for 2 websites.
The U.S. Inflation Discount Act had created “very beneficial” funding situations within the nation, Tavares added.
Stellantis, whose manufacturers embrace Fiat and Peugeot, is concentrating on a worldwide battery manufacturing capability of battery cells equal to 400 gigawatt-hours (GWh) by 2030.
It has already introduced a plant in Canada and one within the U.S. state of Indiana, on prime of three European gigafactories with a complete capability of 120 GWh.
(Reporting by Gilles Guillaume, writing by Tassilo Hummel, modifying by Silvia Aloisi)