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October 19, 2021

We are Verkor

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At Verkor, we truly believe that human capital is our most valuable asset. Our team consists of over 60 professionals from 16 different countries who are uniting their interdisciplinary skills to power tomorrow’s mobility solutions. Learn more about our endeavour directly from our world class team by watching our…

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October 7, 2021

Going the distance

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Vehicle electrification is going mainstream. The roll-out of charging networks needs to keep pace with the growth of the electric vehicle (EV) market to meet both primary and long-distance charging needs. What will it take to…

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September 9, 2021

The Name Game: Piecing Together Verkor’s Identity

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Picture Credits: Antoine Méraud Verkor has struck a chord in Europe given the current context where local, economic, and environmental concerns are more intertwined than they have ever been. Let’s look at how this aspirational, revolutionary and flagship identity came to be. In a…

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August 23, 2021

Hurdle or springboard? Access to technology and battery manufacturing in Europe

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Could European battery manufacturers be held up by access to technology?  There is no denying that when it comes to Li-ion battery cells Asia is the dominant market, with lead manufacturers hailing from China, Japan, and…

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July 29, 2021

Verkor celebrates its one-year anniversary

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Verkor, the battery-cell manufacturer founded to ramp up and fast-track the production of batteries for electric vehicles and stationary storage in Europe, is celebrating its one-year anniversary. Our goal is manufacturing excellence, drawing on our digital-native…

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July 6, 2021

Verkor brings five new partners on board, raising €100m to develop high-performance sustainable battery cells in France

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Co-led by EQT Ventures and Renault Group, the fundraise allows Verkor to break ground on an advanced R&D facility and pilot line for high-performance battery cells and intelligent manufacturing – a leap forward in its roadmap…

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June 28, 2021

Verkor partners with Renault Group to gear up its battery manufacturing in France

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Renault Group and Verkor will develop and manufacture new high-performance battery cells, bringing manufacturing excellence and a competitive, sustainable, and local battery cell value chain to Europe. Part of the initial output of Verkor’s first Gigafactory…

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June 14, 2021

Batteries: supercharging decarbonisation

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In 2019, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded to the pioneers of the lithium‑ion battery. Since Sony introduced it to the market in the early 1990s, this core component of the energy transition has been…

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