Panasonic eyes productivity boost before third battery plant in North America

Panasonic's Lithium-ion EV battery plant in Dalian, China. Image: Panasonic

Panasonic might put its third battery plant in North America on hold and focus on boosting productivity instead, Group CEO Yuki Kusumi said in an interview. "I keep telling people ...

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Ford bags $9.2 bn loan for battery plants, but plans layoffs in ICE unit

Once ready, the plant in Tennessee (pictured) and two others in Kentucky will have a combined annual production capacity of 120 gigawatt hours. Image Courtesy: BlueOval SK

The US Department of Energy is lending $9.2 billion to a joint venture of between Ford and SK to help build three new battery plants in the US, it announced in a press release. The...

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Canada invests CAN$300 million in GM-POSCO Chemicals battery materials plant

Canada will invest CAN$300 million in a plant being set up by General Motors and POSCO Chemicals to manufacture battery materials, the country announced. America's GM and South Kor...

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Hyundai, LG Energy announce $4.3 billion battery cell plant in the US

Hyundai Motor Group and LG Energy Solution (LGES) will together build an EV battery cell manufacturing facility in the US at an investment of over $4.3 billion, the companies annou...

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Amprius' tests its next-gen Silicon Anode Li-ion cells; Battery plant in Colorado confirmed

Amprius Technologies Inc., a battery developer with its Silicon Anode Platform, has announced the independent verification of its next-generation lithium-ion cell, d...

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ONE reveals 1007 Wh/L anode-free cell that enables 600-mile Gemini battery architecture

Michigan-based energy storage company Our Next Energy (ONE) has announced that it has unveiled a 240-Ah prismatic anode-free cell after a successful 12-month R&D effort. The co...

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