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LGES Exploding Li-Ion Cells Are Also Used in Home Batteries, You Might Be in Danger
LGES Exploding Li-Ion Cells Are Also Used in Home Batteries, You Might Be in Danger

24 May 2022, 11:03 UTC / Batteries made by LG Energy Solution have been the cause of car fires, but it appears that the faulty batteries are also used in home energy storage systems

 
GM Will Keep Supplying Battery Packs to the Spark EV – Just Don't Ask About Their Prices
GM Will Keep Supplying Battery Packs to the Spark EV – Just Don't Ask About Their Prices

29 Apr 2022, 09:49 UTC / What looks like good news is actually another thing for us to think about regarding EV adoption and what the current model holds some years in the future

 
NHTSA Shows It Has an Eye on LG Energy Solution After Multiple Fire-Risk Recalls
NHTSA Shows It Has an Eye on LG Energy Solution After Multiple Fire-Risk Recalls

6 Apr 2022, 22:06 UTC / The Korean cells are at the core of at least four extensive battery pack recalls. They involve Hyundai, GM, Stellantis, and Mercedes-Benz

 
Stellantis Keeps Improving Battery Production Capacity With LGES and ACC
Stellantis Keeps Improving Battery Production Capacity With LGES and ACC

23 Mar 2022, 20:10 UTC / The carmaker plans to have a 45-GWh/year cell plant in Canada with LGES and a 40-GWh-year factory in Italy with ACC to achieve 120 GWh in Europe by 2030

 
GM Will Restart the Bolt EV Production on April 4, Killing Rumors That It Would Die
GM Will Restart the Bolt EV Production on April 4, Killing Rumors That It Would Die

15 Feb 2022, 23:54 UTC / It eventually will, but only when the American automaker scheduled that to happen: by 2023, while the Bolt EUV will die in 2024.

 
Renault ZOE Battery Pack Recall Affects 733 Units Due to Fire Risk
Renault ZOE Battery Pack Recall Affects 733 Units Due to Fire Risk

11 Feb 2022, 20:02 UTC / A second warning to European authorities about the issue gave us some more clues about what happened to these battery packs.

 
Renault ZOE Faces Battery Recall for Fire Risk
Renault ZOE Faces Battery Recall for Fire Risk

5 Feb 2022, 21:56 UTC / Renault reported the issue to European authorities on February 3, 2022, affecting ZOE units produced with the BT4 XLR battery pack

 
Of GM's $7 Billion Investment in Michigan, $824 Million Will Come From Taxpayers
Of GM's $7 Billion Investment in Michigan, $824 Million Will Come From Taxpayers

26 Jan 2022, 08:28 UTC / The automaker and LG Energy Solution will also get a direct taxpayer grant of $666.1 million from the SOAR (Strategic Outreach and Attraction Reserve) fund

 
VW ID. BUZZ Is Heading to Barcelona for Its First Media Test Drive
VW ID. BUZZ Is Heading to Barcelona for Its First Media Test Drive

21 Jan 2022, 12:13 UTC / We were not invited (yet), so we ask our Spanish readers to keep an eye on the roads for these prototypes. Please take pictures and share them with us!

 
Hyundai Home Is Announced Before the Ioniq 5 Reaches American Dealerships
Hyundai Home Is Announced Before the Ioniq 5 Reaches American Dealerships

16 Nov 2021, 19:25 UTC / The Korean automaker wants to offer “an integrated clean energy ecosystem” like Tesla, but with a difference: “trusted industry-leading support”

 
Stellantis Makes Another Joint Venture for More Li-Ion Cells: Now With Samsung SDI
Stellantis Makes Another Joint Venture for More Li-Ion Cells: Now With Samsung SDI

22 Oct 2021, 08:53 UTC / When we wondered about Stellantis’ deal with LGES, we had no idea the plan was to establish as many joint ventures as possible

 
Ford Mustang Mach-E Enters Production in China With BYD Batteries
Ford Mustang Mach-E Enters Production in China With BYD Batteries

19 Oct 2021, 11:05 UTC / In Ford’s Cuautitlán plant in Mexico, the electric SUV is currently produced with LGES cells. The direct-to-customers EV stores are a mystery

 
After GM, Stellantis Also Joins Forces With LGES to Manufacture Batteries
After GM, Stellantis Also Joins Forces With LGES to Manufacture Batteries

18 Oct 2021, 07:49 UTC / Stellantis and LGES will make a joint venture to produce cells for electric cars in the U.S. for delivering up to 40 GWh in batteries by 2024

 
Chevy Bolt EV Recall Will Cost LG $1.9 Billion, 95% of the Total Cost
Chevy Bolt EV Recall Will Cost LG $1.9 Billion, 95% of the Total Cost

12 Oct 2021, 12:55 UTC / According to Reuters, the cost division has included LG Chem, which owns LGES, and LG Electronics, which assembles the battery packs

 
GM Says LGES Is Now Producing Defect-Free Battery Modules for Bolt EV and EUV
GM Says LGES Is Now Producing Defect-Free Battery Modules for Bolt EV and EUV

20 Sep 2021, 22:00 UTC / The automaker expects the first components to reach dealerships by mid-October. It also promises a software safeguard to monitor the cells.

 
GM Extends Suspension of Bolt EV Production Until Mid-October
GM Extends Suspension of Bolt EV Production Until Mid-October

17 Sep 2021, 10:33 UTC / It would be waiting to have trustworthy batteries from LGES. However, if that is really the case, the company may get back to production only in November

 
GM Would Be Asking Bolt EV Owners to Park 50 Feet Away From Other Cars
GM Would Be Asking Bolt EV Owners to Park 50 Feet Away From Other Cars

16 Sep 2021, 13:19 UTC / The new precaution does not show up on the recall page, but should be followed by all owners until their cars get the proper repair

 
While GM Teaches LGES Quality Control, Chevy Bolt EV Catches Fire Inside Garage
While GM Teaches LGES Quality Control, Chevy Bolt EV Catches Fire Inside Garage

14 Sep 2021, 14:42 UTC / Although this is ultimately on GM, the company warned owners more than once that they should not park inside until the recall is done.

 
GM Will Teach LGES Quality Control to Replace Battery Packs on Bolt EV Units
GM Will Teach LGES Quality Control to Replace Battery Packs on Bolt EV Units

13 Sep 2021, 17:47 UTC / The companies tried to make it sound like some trivial procedure, but it only reveals how LGES has to step up its game quickly.

 
Chinese Website States Tesla 4680 Batteries Could Only Be Produced In 2023
Chinese Website States Tesla 4680 Batteries Could Only Be Produced In 2023

31 Aug 2021, 10:36 UTC / That would delay the Cybertruck and Semi even more than previously predicted by Elon Musk: his worst estimate was October 2022.