Tag: Samsung SDI

Jun 30, 2022 - 12:38 pm

Samsung SDI to build 4680 pilot line in Cheonan

Samsung SDI is preparing a pilot line for the production of 4680 battery cells for Tesla at its Cheonan plant in South Korea, according to Korean media. The first equipment for the production lines is said to have already been ordered.

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Jun 18, 2022 - 10:46 pm

Samsung SDI develops shorter cylindrical cells

According to Korean media, Samsung SDI is not only developing 4680-format battery cells for Tesla but also shorter cells with the same diameter for other car manufacturers. One potential customer is probably from Germany.

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May 17, 2022 - 03:01 pm

Volvo Trucks opens battery factory in Belgium

Swedish truck manufacturer Volvo Trucks has opened its first battery assembly plant in Ghent, Belgium. There, cells and modules from Samsung SDI are assembled into customised battery packs for the FH, FM and FMX heavy-duty electric truck series.

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Mar 14, 2022 - 04:07 pm

Samsung SDI is building pilot line for solid-state batteries

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer Samsung SDI has started building a pilot line for solid-state batteries. Samsung SDI is planning plants and systems for the production of cathodes and solid electrolytes as well as the introduction of new production processes there.

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Feb 8, 2022 - 03:34 pm

CATL outgrows the battery competition

CATL was the world’s largest manufacturer of batteries for electric cars for the fifth consecutive year in 2021, according to figures from market research firm SNE Research. With an installed capacity of 96.7 gigawatt-hours, CATL achieved a 32.6 per cent share of the global market for lithium-ion car batteries in 2021.

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Oct 22, 2021 - 01:32 pm

Stellantis confirms battery joint venture with Samsung SDI

Stellantis has now officially confirmed plans to establish another joint venture in North America for the production of battery cells and modules. In addition to a corresponding cooperation with LG Energy Solution, Stellantis also wants to build a new battery factory in North America with Samsung SDI, as previously leaked.

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Sep 6, 2021 - 12:51 pm

BMW places battery cell order worth €8 billion

BMW has increased its orders for battery cells for use in electric cars. According to an agency report, the Munich-based company is said to have ordered cells worth the equivalent of eight billion euros from four manufacturers.

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Aug 13, 2021 - 01:34 pm

Samsung SDI considers battery plant in Illinois

The South Korean battery manufacturer Samsung SDI is considering building a cell factory in the US state of Illinois. Specifically, the town of Normal is mentioned as the location. This is hardly surprising, as Normal is also home to the vehicle plant of partner Rivian.

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Aug 9, 2021 - 10:46 am

Samsung rumoured to supply cells to Volkswagen

Samsung SDI is rumoured to produce part of the standardised battery cells for future electric cars announced by Volkswagen at Power Day. However, it remains to be seen what scope of development the South Korean company will be responsible for.

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Jul 8, 2021 - 05:11 pm

Stellantis to invest €30 billion in e-mobility

Stellantis has presented its new electrification strategy. The multi-brand group wants to achieve 70 per cent of its sales in Europe and 40 per cent in the USA with “low emission vehicles” by 2030. In Europe, Opel is to become an electric brand by 2028.

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Jul 1, 2021 - 10:34 am

Hungary & Samsung SDI submit new papers to justify EU aid

As reported, in October 2019, the EU Commission opened an investigation to examine whether Hungary’s plans to grant subsidies of 108 million euros to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production facility in Göd, Hungary, complied with EU rules on regional state aid.

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Jun 11, 2021 - 02:50 pm

Samsung increases nickel content in NCA batteries

Samsung SDI has increased the nickel content in the cathodes of its battery cells with NCA (nickel-cobalt-aluminium oxide) chemistry for electric cars. This should not only increase the energy density, but also reduce the costs compared to cells with a higher cobalt content.

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Apr 13, 2021 - 01:37 pm

Rivian to source batteries from Samsung SDI

US electric car start-up Rivian Automotive has selected Samsung SDI to supply the battery cells for its first two models, the R1T electric pickup and R1S electric SUV. Rivian has not yet disclosed further details on the volume and duration of the supply contract.

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Sep 9, 2020 - 02:37 pm

Good year for South Korean battery production

South Korean electric vehicle battery manufacturers more than doubled their market share between January and July 2020. In general, the market contracted by 16.8 per cent from 64.1 to 53.3 GWh capacity during the first seven months of the year due to corona.

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Jun 3, 2020 - 05:43 pm

Samsung SDI & EcoPro BM form JV

The battery cell manufacturer Samsung SDI and their supplier of battery materials EcoPro BM are jointly investing the equivalent of around 97 million US dollars in a joint venture that the two South Korean companies have called EcoPro EM.

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Oct 28, 2019 - 04:13 pm

Umicore to supply Samsung SDI with NMC

Umicore and Samsung SDI have signed a strategic agreement to supply nearly 80,000 tonnes of NMC (Nickel Manganese Cobalt) cathode material from 2020. The supply will come from Umicore plants in various regions, most of them initially from Korea.

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Oct 17, 2019 - 02:31 pm

EU investigates Hungarian subsidies for Samsung SDI

The European Commission has opened an investigation against Hungary to assess whether Hungary’s plans to grant €108 million in subsidies to Samsung SDI for the expansion of its battery cell production plant in Göd follow EU rules on regional state aid.

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Sep 30, 2019 - 02:49 pm

Webasto begins battery production in Germany

The automotive supplier Webasto has started the production of batteries for electric vehicles in Germany. The production of battery packs for a European bus manufacturer has begun at the Schierling site in the Regensburg district – albeit with purchased cells.

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Sep 24, 2019 - 02:36 pm

Akasol agrees with Samsung SDI on supply till 2027

German battery system manufacturer Akasol has significantly expanded its cooperation with Samsung SDI. Akasol has nominated the Korean company as a supplier for lithium-ion battery cells and modules for two large series orders with commercial vehicle manufacturers.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2022/06/30/samsung-sdi-to-build-4680-pilot-line-in-cheonan/
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