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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Hyundai/LG Battery Factory In Indonesia, Tesla Semi Delay, Rivian Factory In UK

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 01 Aug 2021 17:13:15 +0000

Hyundai and LG are planning a new battery factory in Indonesia while Tesla has pushed back the start of production for the Semi and RIvian is thinking about a factory in the UK.

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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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GM & LG Energy Commit To Second Battery Factory In Tennessee

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Mon, 19 Apr 2021 13:16:36 +0000

GM has already started reconfiguring its Tennessee factory to build electric cars. Now it has announced a new battery factory in partnership with LG Energy Solution next door.

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Korean Report: LG–Magna Joint Venture On Verge Of Winning Contract For Apple Electric Car

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:31:23 +0000

The Korea Times, a major newspaper in Korea, reports that a joint venture between LG Electronics and Magna International is “very near” a contract with Apple to manufacture electric vehicles for the computer and smartphone giant. LG Electronics has worked with automakers for ages to supply big portions of their vehicles — perhaps most famously […]

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LG Energy & SK Innovation Kiss & Make Up, Promise To Work Together In Harmony

Credit to Author: Steve Hanley| Date: Sun, 11 Apr 2021 23:45:54 +0000

Under pressure from the Biden administration, LG Energy Solution and SK Innovation have resolved their long running legal battle.

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Joe Biden: A Chance to Save the Day

Credit to Author: Guest Contributor| Date: Thu, 18 Mar 2021 05:02:40 +0000

By Tim Echols Georgia leaders from both parties recognize that the supply chain for electric vehicles needs to go through our state. However, one ruling, by a little-known federal agency, has put the country’s green-energy goals and nearly 6,000 Georgia jobs at risk. The good news is that President Biden, who visits our state on […]

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Lordstown Motors Electric Pickup Will Use “Tesla Batteries” From LG

Credit to Author: Jo Borrás| Date: Thu, 04 Feb 2021 02:20:51 +0000

Lordstown Motors’ electric pickup truck will use the same “Tesla Batteries” from LG Chem found in the Model 3 and Model Y, and it’s making an RV, too!

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