Indian conglomerate Tata Group is evaluating Europe and India as possible locations for two new cell production facilities to support the growth of its electric vehicle business, according to the CFO of its auto unit in a Reuters interview. The European plant is being considered in order to support Tata-owned Jaguar Land Rover in its transition from ICE to EV powertrains, while the Indian cell production facility would localise cell manufacturing as well as foster the development of a local EV battery supply chain. It is rumoured that the European facility will manufacture LFP cells for Tata Motors’ EVs and NMC cells for both Tata Motors and Jaguar Land Rover.
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