The president of the Republic Emmanuel Macron visited this Thursday morning the Saft factory (subsidiary of Whole) in Nersac, in Charente. This manufacturing facility is an integral a part of the “Airbus batteries”. This industrial venture supported by Europe, supported by PSA and Saft, goals to represent a battery manufacturing sector for electrical autos. It will likely be a query of responding to the demand which can improve sharply within the years to return whereas releasing itself from the dependence on suppliers of solely Asian batteries at current.
The Saft plant in Nersac will home a pilot battery manufacturing line, with the creation of 150 jobs on website and 50 in analysis and improvement in Bordeaux. ” The target is then, when this pilot section is developed, to have an industrialization website within the Hauts de France which can enable the work to proceed, reported the President of the Republic. And it’s PSA who will probably be there to talk on this level. “
This confirms the concept of a greater than possible announcement of the arrival of a manufacturing facility devoted to manufacture of batteries in Douvrin, between Lens and Béthune. PSA has a plant for the manufacturing of warmth engines, the previous French mechanics, and about forty hectares of land obtainable.
On December 9, Xavier Bertrand had introduced that the Hauts de France Area had entered ” unique negotiation With PSA for this doable institution. Domestically, the Area had introduced monetary assist of € 80 million, plus € 20 million from the Inter-communal Syndicate of the Artois-Flandres industrial space, € 12 million from the Béthune-Bruay city group and € 9 million from that from Lens-Liévin.
Within the occasion of a closing determination in favor of Douvrin, the manufacturing facility might be created on the finish of 2021. One other manufacturing facility in Germany can be deliberate. The President of the Republic estimated that the venture would generate 2,500 jobs at the entire French industrial websites affected by this “battery Airbus”.