West Midlands Gigafactory’s mission is to create the UK’s largest battery Gigafactory in the heart of the UK automotive industry. A battery gigafactory is a strategically crucial investment for the region and the UK. It will play a major role in securing the future of the automotive industry as it transitions to an electrified future.
Production ready in 2025
Powered by 100% sustainable energy
The Gigafactory will be able to produce up to 60GWh
The goal is to help drive the world’s transition to sustainable energy through electric vehicles by supplying advanced lithium-ion batteries. At full capacity, the Gigafactory will be able to produce up to 60GWh - enough to power 600,000 electric vehicles per year - and will be ready for production in 2025.
UK's largest Gigafactory
It will be the largest new industrial facility of any kind in the UK. The project will inject a £2.5bn investment into the region and create up to 6,000 new highly skilled jobs directly and thousands more in the supply chain.
£2.5bn investment into the region
6000 direct jobs