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September 4, 2023

Regional success puts France in race for EV battery supply chain

An Automotive Cells Company gigafactory in Hauts-de-France. French officials have declared the region Europe’s “battery valley”, and investment is following. (Photo: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg)
An Automotive Cells Company gigafactory in Hauts-de-France. French officials have declared the region Europe’s “battery valley”, and investment is following. (Photo: Nathan Laine/Bloomberg)

Investments into the northern region of Hauts-de-France are giving the country a solid foothold in Europe’s expanding EV battery supply chain. At the northern tip of France, a steady stream of investments has turned an area suffering from industrial decline into a leading contender in Europe’s bid to establish a...

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