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Samsung SDI begins work on second battery factory in Malaysia

Samsung SDI has begun constructing its second battery production facility in Malaysia. The company says the plant, which is located in Seremban, will begin mass production of PRiMX 21700 cylindrical battery cells for power tools, micro-mobility applications and EVs in 2024. The company plans to invest 1.7 trillion won ($1.3 billion) in the production lines… Read more »

Stellantis and Samsung SDI form JV to build battery plant in Indiana

Stellantis and Samsung SDI have agreed to establish an EV battery manufacturing facility in Kokomo, Indiana. Construction is scheduled to begin later this year, and the plant is expected to go into production in 2025 with an initial annual capacity of 23 GWh, which is slated to increase to 33 GWh over “the next few… Read more »

Samsung SDI’s PRiMX battery brand features improved quality control

South Korean battery company Samsung SDI has introduced a new battery brand called PRiMX (Prime Battery for Maximum Experience). The PRiMX cells are composed of a high-nickel cathode and a silicon anode. The company says these materials shorten the lithium-ion transport distance and time by reducing resistance inside the battery cell. According to Samsung SDI,… Read more »

Samsung SDI to be Rivian’s battery cell supplier

EV startup Rivian has announced that South Korean battery giant Samsung SDI will supply cells for its vehicles. The automaker, which plans to begin production of an electric pickup and an SUV this year, has been working with Samsung throughout the process of developing the new cells. Rivian’s vehicles are aimed at the outdoorsy set,… Read more »

Volvo and Samsung SDI partner on battery packs for electric trucks

Volvo and Samsung SDI have partnered to develop battery packs for Volvo’s electric trucks. Samsung SDI will provide battery cells and modules. In December, Volvo announced plans to demonstrate its VNR electric regional-haul truck in 2019. The company has eyed commercialization in 2020. Volvo President and CEO Martin Lundstedt said, “With electromobility, the increasing needs… Read more »

Lucid Motors and Samsung SDI collaborate on next-generation cylindrical cells

EV startup Lucid Motors and battery giant Samsung SDI have entered a partnership under which Samsung will supply lithium-ion cells for the Lucid Air executive sedan, which is scheduled to begin production in late 2018. The two companies have collaborated to develop next-generation cylindrical cells that they say exceed current performance benchmarks in energy density,… Read more »