13 New Electric Vehicle Battery Factories Planned in USA within Next 5 Years — Fact of the Week

Credit to Author: U.S. Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2021 02:17:35 +0000

In addition to electric vehicle battery plants that are already in operation in the United States, 13 additional plants have been announced and are expected to be operational within the next 5 years. Of the 13 plants that are planned, 8 are joint ventures between automakers and battery manufacturers. Many of these new plants will […]

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GM Korea To Launch, But Not Manufacture, 10 EVs By 2025

Credit to Author: Carolyn Fortuna| Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2021 17:40:29 +0000

GM KoreaFor GM’s all-electric future plans, 500 Korean engineers are currently working on global EV programs with the Ultium platform, and the number will be doubled to engage with GM’s future mobility technologies.

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Cadillac Lyriq Debut Edition Sells Out In Just Over 10 Minutes

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 19 Sep 2021 14:47:57 +0000

Cadillac started accepting reservations for the Lyriq on Saturday. They were all spoken for in minutes.

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Exclusive: Ford Mustang Mach-E Production Capacity Could Be 175,000 Vehicles A Year! (Maybe)

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Mon, 23 Aug 2021 04:25:12 +0000

LG Energy Solution is now producing ~5000 Ford Mustang Mach-E battery modules a day. That’s enough for 500 battery packs a day (there are 10 modules in a pack). So? What’s the news here? Well, I’ve already spilled the beans in the headline — 500 battery packs a day across 350 days a year (leaving […]

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70% of US EV Battery Cells & 87% of Battery Packs Produced In USA — Charts!

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 17:30:08 +0000

The US Department of Energy recently shared that through 2020, most battery cells and packs used in US plug-in vehicles were produced in the United States. That’s great news for the USA, not surprising once you think about it for a moment, and also not even close to the full story. Let’s go through those […]

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LG Energy Solution Is Feeling The Tesla Effect Thanks To Made-In-China Model Y Sales

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 23:04:02 +0000

LG Energy Solutions is feeling the “Tesla effect” thanks to Tesla’s success with its made-in-China Model Y sales. The Tesla Model Y enabled LG Energy Solutions to dethrone CATL as the world’s top battery vendor. Many factors enabled LG to make this accomplishment, but one key factor was the strong demand and increasing momentum of […]

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Report: Multiple Battery Suppliers Are Courting Tesla, Hoping To Make 4680 Battery Cells

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2021 22:35:46 +0000

It seems that battery makers are hoping that Tesla will choose them to produce its 4680 tabless battery cells. The Korea Herald has reported that Samsung SDI and LG Energy Solution have completed the development of samples of the 4680 battery cells. This is an effort to win Tesla’s heart, or at least win a […]

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