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POSCO Completes Cathode Plant in China

POSCO Completes Cathode Plant in China

SEOUL, Aug. 22 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s largest steelmaker POSCO said Thursday it has completed the construction of a facility in China to produce cathode material, a key component for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. POSCO said its joint venture with Huayou Cobalt, China’s largest cobalt producer, in Tongxiang, Zhejiang Province of China, will begin [...]

S. Korean EV Battery Makers Set to Face Fierce Competition in Europe in 2025

S. Korean EV Battery Makers Set to Face Fierce Competition in Europe in 2025

SEOUL, Aug. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s electric vehicle (EV) battery makers are expected to face fierce competition in Europe in the upcoming years as European companies are ramping up efforts to expand their clout in the fast-growing sector, a trade organization here said Wednesday. LG Chem Ltd., Samsung SDI Co., and SK Innovation [...]

S. Korea’s First EV Battery Recycling Plant to Open in Yeonggwang

S. Korea’s First EV Battery Recycling Plant to Open in Yeonggwang

YEONGGWANG, Jul. 29 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea’s first electric vehicle (EV) battery recycling firm will be established in Yeonggwang Country, South Jeolla Province. County officials announced on Saturday that the construction project for the new recycling center recently began in the Daema Industrial Complex, a regulation-free zone for the e-mobility industry. The center will [...]

SK Innovation Unit to Expand Lithium-ion Battery Separator Output This Year

SK Innovation Unit to Expand Lithium-ion Battery Separator Output This Year

SEOUL, Jul. 24 (Korea Bizwire) — SK ie technology Co., an affiliate of South Korean EV battery producer SK Innovation Co., said Wednesday its lithium-ion battery separator (LiBS) production will start being expanded in October following the completion of new production lines. The company said new production lines at its plant in South Korea will [...]