Ford will sell its idle Russian plants.
Its passenger-vehicle production in Russia will cease by the end of June following the closure of its Fiesta and EcoSport car plants in Naberezhnye Chelny and Focus and Mondeo assembly in Vsevolozhsk near St. Petersburg and an engine plant in Elabug.
Toyota will explore making solid-state traction batteries in 12 months time.
It is increasing ev production and looking for 5.5M models inside five years.
Port Talbot will get a new battery plant for the automotive sector and possibly see hundreds of jobs within the next 10 years.
OXIS Energy will produce components for batteries to power buses and trucks, and will also be used in drones and submarines and export to another plant in Brazil.