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Report: Volkswagen to sign major battery contract with Bosch

by Eric Loveday (RSS feed) on May 27th, 2011 at 11:55AM

Volkswagen Golf Blue-e-motion – Click above for high-res image gallery German automotive supplier Bosch is set to announce a major battery contract with Volkswagen, according to Reuters. By awarding Bosch the contract, VW, which previously inked a battery-related deal with Sanyo, will have at least two massive companies lined up to supply it with batteries for upcoming electric vehicles like the E-Up! and Golf Blue-e-motion. Most automakers are accelerating efforts to electrify many of their vehicles, which means that competition over battery suppliers is quickly heating... Read More

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