Press Releases

EUROBAT joins Global Battery Alliance
16 March 2022 Press Release

EUROBAT joins Global Battery Alliance

EUROBAT, the association of European automotive and industrial battery manufacturers, is pleased to announce that the association has joined the Global Battery Alliance (GBA). GBA is a public-priv...
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Still work to do after European Parliament plenary vote on ‎ the Batteries Regulation ‎
10 March 2022 Press Release

Still work to do after European Parliament plenary vote on ‎ the Batteries Regulation ‎

EUROBAT believes the position of the European Parliament in the upcoming trilogue will make it harder to negotiate a fit for purpose regulatory framework for batteries. This will hinder batteries’ s...
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Battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt becomes member of EU battery association EUROBAT ‎
24 February 2022 Press Release

Battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt becomes member of EU battery association EUROBAT ‎

EUROBAT, the association of European automotive and industrial battery manufacturers, is pleased to announce that the battery cell manufacturer Britishvolt has decided to join the ranks of EUROBAT....
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Batteries Regulation: EUROBAT opinion following ENVI Committee vote
11 February 2022 Press Release

Batteries Regulation: EUROBAT opinion following ENVI Committee vote

EUROBAT fears proposed European Parliament amendments risk slowing the EU’s decarbonisation plans and may endanger progress on the creation of a new battery industry in Europe. Yesterday, the...
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Italian battery manufacturer Italvolt joins ranks of ‎ EU battery manufacturing association EUROBAT
13 December 2021 Press Release

Italian battery manufacturer Italvolt joins ranks of ‎ EU battery manufacturing association EUROBAT

With Italvolt, EUROBAT further increases its presence in Italy and southern Europe EUROBAT, the association of European automotive and industrial battery manufacturers, is pleased to announce that...
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Battery manufacturer FREYR joins EU battery association EUROBAT ‎
15 September 2021 Press Release

Battery manufacturer FREYR joins EU battery association EUROBAT ‎

EUROBAT further enlarges membership with arrival of Norwegian battery company EUROBAT, the association of European automotive and industrial battery manufacturers, is pleased to confirm that F...
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EUROBAT welcomes “Fit for 55” package and calls on EU policy-‎makers to work with industry to achieve emissions targets
14 July 2021 Press Release

EUROBAT welcomes “Fit for 55” package and calls on EU policy-‎makers to work with industry to achieve emissions targets

EUROBAT – the association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacturers – welcomes the EU’s “Fit for 55” package published today as an important milestone on the path to net-ze...
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EUROBAT Board given renewed 2-year mandate to oversee industry response to Batteries Regulation
13 July 2021 Press Release

EUROBAT Board given renewed 2-year mandate to oversee industry response to Batteries Regulation

Renews also President, appoints 2 Vice-Presidents and accepts new member applications The Board and President of EUROBAT – the association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manufacture...
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Avicenne study: “EU battery demand and supply (2019-2030) in a global context” shows that ‎in the next decade lead and lithium batteries are critical to clean energy transition
17 May 2021 Press Release

Avicenne study: “EU battery demand and supply (2019-2030) in a global context” shows that ‎in the next decade lead and lithium batteries are critical to clean energy transition

Li-ion and lead-based batteries will be the two mainstream technologies by 2030 and both are required to serve the anticipated increase in demand and the different applications The EU lead-base...
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EUROBAT webinar evaluates the Batteries Regulation proposal in the presence ‎of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU and MEPs Claudia Gamon ‎ and Maria Spyraki
16 March 2021 Press Release

EUROBAT webinar evaluates the Batteries Regulation proposal in the presence ‎of the Portuguese Presidency of the EU and MEPs Claudia Gamon ‎ and Maria Spyraki

Sustainable batteries will play a critical role in supporting the European Green Deal and enabling the ‘Green Recovery’ On 11 March 2021, EUROBAT welcomed 350 participants to its webinar...
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EUROBAT calls for ambitious and sustainable measures in the new Batteries Regulation to boost the European battery sector
10 September 2020 Press Release

EUROBAT calls for ambitious and sustainable measures in the new Batteries Regulation to boost the European battery sector

The European Commission has today published its proposal on the new Batteries Regulation (2020/353). This is a long-awaited and crucial piece of legislation that will define the framework for curren...
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01 September 2020 Press Release

Free battery transport information now available on cross-industry platform BatteriesTransport.org

Brussels/Washington D.C., 1 September 2020 - The industry associations for batteries and battery-powered products RECHARGE, EPBA, EUROBAT, PRBA, EBRA, ACEA, LEVA-EU and MDBTC announced today the laun...
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Global Alliance of Lead Battery Manufacturers and Recyclers Urges Attention to Informal Recycling
30 July 2020 Press Release

Global Alliance of Lead Battery Manufacturers and Recyclers Urges Attention to Informal Recycling

UNICEF/Pure Earth Report Highlights Recognised Need for Action In Low- to Middle- Income Countries Brussels, July 30: “We want to see an end to all informal and unregulated recycling as docum...
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European battery industry mourns the death of AKOM President Nikolai Ignatiev
14 July 2020 Press Release

European battery industry mourns the death of AKOM President Nikolai Ignatiev

On Sunday, 12 July, the President of AKOM Group, Nikolai Mihailovich Ignatiev, sadly passed away. He began his career with AvtoVAZ in 1976 and, at his own initiative, the company started producin...
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09 June 2020 Press Release

EUROBAT launches the “Battery Innovation Roadmap 2030” in the presence of European Commission EVP Frans Timmermans and MEP Claudia Gamon

Batteries will play a critical role in supporting the European Green Deal and enabling the 'Green Recovery' On 5 June, EUROBAT launched its “Battery Innovation Roadmap 2030” at a webinar, atten...
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Circular Economy Action Plan and Industrial Strategy recognise the need for a coherent legislative framework on batteries
10 March 2020 Press Release

Circular Economy Action Plan and Industrial Strategy recognise the need for a coherent legislative framework on batteries

EU Industrial Strategy correctly identifies the battery sector as strategic, but fails to recognise the relevance of all battery technologies and applications Circular economy is a key pillar o...
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Lead battery industry and value chain establish global material stewardship programme
21 January 2020 Press Release

Lead battery industry and value chain establish global material stewardship programme

Associations endorse key principles designed to serve as a best-practice framework for the responsible management of lead throughout the lifecycle of automotive and industrial batteries Commitm...
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EU battery value chain meets with policymakers and industry stakeholders to discuss the future of decarbonised mobility and energy generation infrastructures
09 December 2019 Press Release

EU battery value chain meets with policymakers and industry stakeholders to discuss the future of decarbonised mobility and energy generation infrastructures

On Thursday 5 December, 80 battery experts, policymakers and stakeholders met in Brussels in an event jointly organised by the Finnish Presidency of the Council, the Nickel Institute, EUROBAT and RECH...
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New industry-research partnership boosts battery innovation in Europe
21 November 2019 Press Release

New industry-research partnership boosts battery innovation in Europe

Move underpins plans for a European Green Deal Industry support for European battery innovation roadmap A global battery research group has joined forces with European battery manufacturers in a mo...
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EUROBAT urges EU to broaden support for all battery technologies
01 October 2019 Press Release

EUROBAT urges EU to broaden support for all battery technologies

Charge the Future lead battery campaign launched to highlight EU’s battery dominance in view of Europe’s decarbonisation ambition The EU needs to fast-track support for all battery technologies...
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09 September 2019 Press Release

Industry associations join forces and commit to improve global health safety and environmental performance in the lead battery supply chain

The lead production and lead battery industries have joined forces to advance environmentally responsible production and recycling worldwide to keep pace with the growing demand for energy storage....
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EUROBAT FORUM 2019: decarbonisation, sustainability and EU elections results in the spotlight
17 June 2019 Press Release

EUROBAT FORUM 2019: decarbonisation, sustainability and EU elections results in the spotlight

U battery industry requests a coherent legislative framework On 14 June, 110 guests attended in Berlin the 2019 Forum, organised by the Association of European Automotive and Industrial Battery Manuf...
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EU Elections: EUROBAT requests strong leadership from the EU institutions, safeguarding the EU battery industry and contributing to the decarbonisation of society
27 May 2019 Press Release

EU Elections: EUROBAT requests strong leadership from the EU institutions, safeguarding the EU battery industry and contributing to the decarbonisation of society

Next EP and Commission term will be crucial for both Europe and the industry, requiring swift action by EU legislators Following yesterday’s EU Parliament elections, EUROBAT, the Association of Eur...
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EUROBAT presents its “Election Manifesto 2019-2024”, an overview of industry key asks and recommendations for the next legislative term
21 February 2019 Press Release

EUROBAT presents its “Election Manifesto 2019-2024”, an overview of industry key asks and recommendations for the next legislative term

On February 19th, 110 representatives from European and Member States policy-makers, EUROBAT members, EU associations, NGOs, media, vehicle manufacturers, part suppliers and other stakeholders, attend...
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