Britishvolt: Plans for UK 'gigafactory' collapse as battery pioneer enters administration

Cecilia Keating
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A render of the Northumberland site | Credit: Britishvolt
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A render of the Northumberland site | Credit: Britishvolt

Embattled start-up appoints EY as administrator after creditors reportedly reject last minute deal from coalition of investors

Plans for a flagship electric vehicle (EV) battery manufacturing plant could be approaching the end of the road, after the start-up behind the ambitious project entered administration on Tuesday. Britishvolt...

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