All articles by Naomi Davies

Naomi Davies is an FDI consultant at Investment Monitor, with expertise in location benchmarking and cross-border investment. She joined the team after more than five years at fDi Intelligence, a specialist division of the Financial Times. Naomi is the former head of research for fDi Rankings, a series of reports held within fDi Magazine regarding the competitiveness of global locations. Prior to this, she worked as a senior investment analyst and researcher for fDi Markets, the division’s greenfield cross-border investment monitor.

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Where should Mercedes and Rivian establish their new European EV factory?

Legacy carmaker Mercedes and electric vehicle start-up Rivian are set to collaborate on a new factory in central and eastern Europe to produce electric vans. Investment Monitor examines where the best option is out of Hungary, Poland and Romania.

Chinese electric vehicle company Nio to open first overseas factory in Hungary

Electric vehicle company Nio is set to establish its first foreign factory in Budapest, Hungary, to produce battery products for the European market.

Where should Rivian establish its European electric vehicle factory?

US company Rivian plans to open a new electric vehicle factory in Europe. Research by Investment Monitor shows that Germany is a front runner for the site.