Volkswagen plans $1.1 billion battery partnership in Germany

2019 Audi e-tron first drive  -  Abu Dhabi UAE, December 2018Volkswagen announced plans on Tuesday to build a large new battery factory—with an unspecified partner or partners—in its home state of Lower Saxony in Germany. Volkswagen has announced plans to build 22 million new electric cars by 2029, and has announced battery contracts for up to 50 million electric cars, without specifying a date…