Volvo Group to supply battery modules in Ghent by 2025


In 2025, Volvo Group’s truck plant in Ghent, Belgium will begin to produce battery modules. To this point, companions provide each cells and modules to the Group. The funding resolution to put in battery module manufacturing capability in Ghent is one other essential step for the Volvo Group to form its future worth chain for battery techniques.


The battery module manufacturing line in Ghent will be capable of use battery cells each from companions and from the deliberate battery cell plant in Sweden.

Now we have began the funding course of to determine battery module manufacturing in Ghent. The constructing is predicted to be 12,000 m2 and be positioned on the Volvo Group manufacturing website. The brand new high-tech module manufacturing unit will encompass an virtually absolutely automated course of with robots. Because of this workers with the mandatory competences will likely be recruited, each externally and by constructing on our inside competences.

—Jens Holtinger, Government Vice President Group Vehicles Operations

The funding body for this primary step of module manufacturing is €75 million.

The Volvo Group truck meeting plant in Gothenburg, Sweden, is already constructing heavy-duty electrical vehicles. Within the second half of 2023 the plant in Ghent may even begin to produce battery-electric heavy-duty vehicles. The battery packs wanted to energy these electrical vehicles are constructed within the Ghent plant.

Volvo Group’s ambition is that at the least 35% of the automobiles offered worldwide will likely be electrical by 2030.


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