Tag: SK On

Jan 19, 2023 - 04:07 pm

SK On closes deal with Urbix for anode development

The battery cell manufacturer SK On has joined forces with the US graphite processor Urbix to develop anode materials for its batteries. The South Korean company is interested in innovative materials and securing its US supply chain.

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Jan 10, 2023 - 01:06 pm

Ford swaps battery partners for Turkish plant

According to industry insiders, Ford is changing battery partners for its planned battery cell factory in Turkey in order to diversify its battery suppliers. Instead of using SK On, its rival LG Energy Solution is now being given the job.

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Jan 2, 2023 - 03:54 pm

SK On raises funds to expand production capacities

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation, which was spun off in autumn 2021, will receive 2.8 trillion won in additional capital to expand its business. Converted, this currently corresponds to around 2 billion euros.

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Dec 9, 2022 - 03:30 pm

Hyundai and SK On to build battery plant in Georgia

Hyundai Motor Group and SK On are following up on their MoU regarding cell supply for Hyundai electric cars made in the USA. The carmaker now announced constructing a joint battery plant with SK On in Georgia, a state that has been scoring e-mobility contracts lately.

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Nov 30, 2022 - 04:17 pm

Hyundai to use SK On batteries in the USA

Hyundai Motor Group has signed a memorandum of understanding with SK On to secure the supply of SK batteries for Hyundai Group electric cars in North America from 2025. However, further details of the collaboration will be announced at a later date.

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Nov 29, 2022 - 02:54 pm

SK On announces plans for nickel joint venture in Indonesia

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK On is building a nickel supply chain in Indonesia together with two partners. Through a joint venture, the partners want to secure raw materials there and process them into intermediate products. In the end, however, the material could end up in SK On’s US-American battery plants.

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Nov 28, 2022 - 03:05 pm

Hyundai announces plans for multiple battery plants in the USA

After Hyundai Motor Group began construction of its new electric car plant in the US state of Georgia at the end of October, the company is planning to build up to three battery factories there with a total capacity of 90 gigawatt-hours per year together with partners SK On and LG Energy Solution.

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Nov 7, 2022 - 03:17 pm

SK On to source lithium from Chile

South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK On has signed a lithium supply contract with Chilean supplier SQM. SK On will buy up to 57,000 tonnes of lithium hydroxide from SQM over a five-year period starting in 2023.

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Oct 12, 2022 - 04:57 pm

Lake Resources to supply SK On with lithium

The South Korean battery cell manufacturer SK On has signed a lithium supply contract with the Australian company Lake Resources. In total, the Korean battery manufacturer can purchase 230,000 tonnes of lithium from Lake Resources, which is enough to produce batteries for around 4.9 million electric cars.

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Sep 26, 2022 - 01:14 pm

Ford & SK launch construction of BlueOval City

In the US state of Tennessee, construction work has begun on the first joint battery and electric car factory of Ford and SK On. A new all-electric pickup truck and batteries for electric vehicles from Ford and Lincoln are to be produced there from the planned opening in 2025.

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Jul 27, 2022 - 01:49 pm

Volkswagen kicks off production of the ID.4 in the USA

After months of pre-series production, Volkswagen has now built the first production model of the ID.4 for customer deliveries at its US plant in Chattanooga. In the course of the fourth quarter of 2022, production is to be ramped up to 7,000 cars per month.

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Jul 12, 2022 - 04:50 pm

SKC to build copper foil factory in Poland

SKC, a chemical company belonging to the South Korean conglomerate SK Group, has started building a factory in Poland for copper foils for use in electric vehicle batteries. Another plant in North America is being planned.

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May 1, 2022 - 05:28 pm

SK On to work on Korean battery standards

In Korea, SK On –the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation – has signed a ‘Business Agreement on Establishing Standards for EV Battery Status and Valuation’ with the Korea Automotive Inspection and Warranty Association (KAIWA).

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Mar 23, 2022 - 01:39 pm

SK On receives funding for battery cell plant in Hungary

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation spun off at the beginning of October 2021, can count on millions in funding for the construction of a third battery cell plant in Hungary. The EU Commission confirmed that it has approved state aid for this amounting to 209 million euros.

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Mar 14, 2022 - 01:42 pm

Ford plans to release 7 new BEVs in Europe by 2024

Ford has announced plans to introduce three new electric passenger cars and four new electric commercial vehicles in Europe by 2024. The goal is to sell more than 600,000 electric vehicles annually in Europe from 2026. There are also details of Ford’s MEB model.

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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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Nov 26, 2021 - 04:24 pm

SK On launches its own battery diagnosis service

SK On has launched a battery diagnosis service in South Korea based on the development of technology that allows drivers to check the battery status of their electric vehicles themselves. At the moment, however, it is only a pilot project.

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Nov 4, 2021 - 05:02 pm

SK On to build fourth battery plant in China

SK On, the battery division of the South Korean company SK Innovation, which was spun off at the beginning of October, is apparently planning its fourth and so far largest production facility for electric car batteries in China. According to an agency report, the new plant will not be part of a joint venture, but […]

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Oct 30, 2021 - 12:52 pm

SK On to manufacture LFP battery cells

SK On, the battery division of SK Innovation that was spun off at the beginning of October, is now also developing LFP batteries for electric vehicles. The company also expects its battery business to be profitable next year.

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Oct 28, 2021 - 03:58 pm

SK Innovation invests in Solid Power

SK Innovation has signed a development agreement with the US solid-state battery specialist Solid Power and will also invest in it. The declared goal is to develop a solid-state battery with an energy density of at least 930 Wh/l.

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Oct 1, 2021 - 01:24 pm

SK Innovation spins off battery division

SK Innovation officially completed the spin-off of its battery business on 1 October. The now independent battery division of the South Korean company is called SK On and is headed by Jee Dong-seob.

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Found on electrive.com
https://www.electrive.com/2023/01/19/sk-on-closes-deal-with-urbix-for-anode-development/
19.01.2023 16:09