A multinational energy company is opening a manufacturing facility in Dublin to manufacture electric vehicles.
Dublin-based Electrek is building the company’s first manufacturing facility, a €50 million facility, to meet the needs of the Irish electric car market.
Dubois-based Energi will be the largest manufacturing hub in the UK for electric vehicles, with its facility being the biggest and most efficient factory in the country.
Dubies-based EV Energy, based in Cork, is building a battery factory to be operated by Energis staff, with the plant to be capable of producing up to 100,000 battery packs a year.
Dubi’s first EV factory in Cork will produce up to 80,000 electric cars a yearThe factory is set to employ between 100 and 150 people at the site, and will produce between 400 and 500 battery packs per year, according to Energie’s website.
The site, known as the Energa Vehicle Manufacturing Centre, is located in the former Dublin Airport, and was built in the early 2000s.
Dublins-based Energy was founded by Eberhard Rüttger, and Energy has been working with Energetek, the company which developed the EV Charger and the Energizer, since 2013.
Dubrie-based Batteries and Energy also has a manufacturing operation in the area.