Contemporary Amperex Technology, China's largest power cell maker, has clarified that it has yet to ink a binding agreement to supply luxury carmaker BMW.
Incidentally, BMW declared that it would purchase battery cells worth Euro 4 billion (USD 4.7 billion) from CATL's already existing factory in China.
There have been warnings that Europe's lack of its own production capabilities for the cells that power electric cars could leave its auto industry exposed and too reliant on others. "If the Thuringia project is successful then we can consider other locations", he said. Set to be put into operation in 2021 and provide 600 jobs for the local area, its capacity is expected to reach 14Gwh in 2020.
It is the hope of the VDMA engineering industry association that CATL's investment could help increase further investment in battery technology in Europe. This is in contrast to the 12 GWh that the company achieved shipments of in 2017.
German automakers, including Volkswagen and BMW, are fearful that the country may not have sufficient production facilities to meet the demand for electric vehicle battery cells, as the country's major automakers make plans electrify their model lineups.
Duesmann said he would welcome it if other carmakers also wanted to invest in the Erfurt plant.
Netflix series calls Rajiv Gandhi a pu$$y
The officer in charge at Kolkata's Girish Park police station has accepted the complaint which is yet to be verified. It is one of the dialogues mouthed by Gaitonde that prompted 37-year-old Rajiv Sinha to type his complaint.
Loss to Anderson brings a Wimbledon first for Federer
It will be Djokovic's first semi-final at a major since the 2016 French Open when he completed the career Grand Slam. He came into the match having won 32 consecutive sets at Wimbledon , a run he stretched to 34 before faltering.
On the same day, Justin and Hailey dropped by Pristine Jewelers in NYC, where she bought him his own engagement ring. After pulling off a surprise engagement in the Bahamas, Justin and Hailey will reportedly continue the low-key trend.
The Netanyahu government is detemined to keep fighters loyal to Assad and to Iran out of the Syrian Golan border area near Israel. Russia, another top key ally of Assad, has warned it would be unrealistic to expect Iran to fully withdraw from the country.
The new sanctions follow 25 percent tariffs worth $34 billion (£25.6 million) which were imposed last week. However, Stockman said the big problem of trade imbalance is not a result of bad trade deals.
Brent crude fell $2.10, or 2.7 percent, to a low of $76.76 before recovering slightly to $77.20, down $1.66, by 1208 GMT. Isolating Iran could sideline millions of barrels of oil per day from a market with little spare capacity left.
Anderson broke Federer to go up 12-11 and reached his first Wimbledon semifinal by denying Federer his 44th major semifinal. Kevin Anderson , who played at the University of IL , knocked defending champion Roger Federer out of Wimbledon Wednesday.
He requested "OP" - Oliver Perez - and it was understood as "OT" and Otero was told to warm up in the bullpen. Bauer got the start for Cleveland and shut Cincinnati out on three hits, striking out 12 over eight innings.
Mr Trump has threatened to tax $550bn (£415bn) in Chinese products - exceeding America's total imports from China a year ago . Some U.S. business groups and lawmakers from Trump's own Republican Party were critical of the escalating tariffs.
The tubes will be handed off to the rocket which will then blast off and hopefully make its way back to Earth. NASA and ESA signed a letter of intent in April 2018 to pursue a Mars Sample Return mission.
Report accuses China firms over ozone depleting gas
The mystery of the excessive amounts of banned CFC-11 (tricholorofluromethane) in the atmosphere seems to have been solved. Traders and buyers of CFC-11 in China told the EIA that it is used in the majority of China's rigid PU foam sector.
Pilots U.S. tour includes Boston date
It looks as though the tracks will be taken off the band's forthcoming album, Trench , with a release date to be announced. Twenty One Pilots' new album follows their 2015 Grammy-winning "BLURRYFACE" and blends pop, hip-hop, rock and reggae.
#WorldCup - Croatia vs England preview
He was that bad and confirmed the doubts so many of us had expressed about him prior to that woeful performance. He said: "Helena really misses me when we're separated because of sporting obligations.
China rejects 'blackmail' on eve of USA tariff hike
President Xi, the president of China, is taking a much longer view than Trump because China's presidency doesn't have term limits. Wansleben added that China also needed to change its positions in many areas, "but there's definitely more room for improvement".
Ex-Bengals CB Pacman Jones attacked by employee at airport
Jones' party reportedly passed on medical treatment, but the assailant was transported to a local hospital for his injuries. Daugherty says that at some point during the fight, Ragin ended up hitting a woman who was with Jones, injuring her hand.
India beats France to become world’s sixth largest economy
The country's gross domestic product (GDP) surged to $2.597 trillion at the end of 2017, compared to France's $2.582 trillion. The US topped the list, with a GDP of $19.390 trillion, followed by China, which had a GDP of $12.237 trillion.