October 27, 2020

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    EU to investigate aid for LG Chem’s electric car battery plant

    European Union (EU) state aid regulators have started an in-depth investigation into Poland’s strategy to grant 95 million euros ($112 million) in aid to LG Chem to expand its electric vehicles battery plant in the nation, raising doubts whether the support adheres to the bloc’s rules. South Korean electric vehicle battery maker LG Chem in 2017 informed that […]

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    Volkswagen warns South Korean battery row could create supply disruption

    Volkswagen and Ford stated that a U.S. legal row between South Korean battery makers could create disruption in supplies of the major electric vehicle parts and cost U.S. jobs during the coronavirus crisis, according to documents filed to a U.S. trade panel. The two automakers asked the United States International Trade Commission (ITC) to permit […]

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    GM and LG Chem to build $2.3 billion electric vehicle battery plant

    General Motors and South Korea’s LG Chem stated on Thursday they will invest $2.3 billion to construct an electric vehicle battery cell joint venture plant in Ohio, forming one of the world’s largest battery facilities. The plant, to be constructed near GM’s closed assembly plant located in Lordstown in northeast Ohio, will employ over 1,100 […]

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    Audi’s electric SUV delayed for four weeks due to software bug

    Audi’s first electric sport utility vehicle (SUV) will hit showrooms four weeks after the planned date due to a software development issue, a representative for the German luxury car brand stated on Sunday. The spokesman stated Audi’s e-tron midsize SUV has been delayed because the automaker needs new regulatory clearance for a piece of software […]

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    General Motors to sell new electric car batteries to Honda

    General Motors will provide advanced batteries to Japan’s Honda Motor, the companies stated Thursday, a move that could apparently reduce the expense of future electric vehicles at both automakers after 2020. The automaker stated the new batteries, which it has branded EME 1.0 and first described last fall, will be smaller than present EV batteries, […]

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    LG Chem rejects reports of $6.2 billion Volkswagen battery deal

    Battery maker LG Chem Ltd rejected a media report that it has signed a 7 trillion won ($6.20 billion) deal to provide electric vehicle batteries for Volkswagen. The DongA Ilbo reported on Tuesday that LG Chem would be the battery provider for Volkswagen’s Modular Electric Drive project. The report did not mention any direct sources. […]

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