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U.S. Trade Panel Says SK Stole LG Trade Secrets for EV Batteries

U.S. Trade Panel Says SK Stole LG Trade Secrets for EV Batteries

SEOUL, March 5 (Korea Bizwire) — A U.S. trade panel has said SK Innovation Co. misappropriated trade secrets of its South Korean rival LG Energy Solution Ltd. for its development of electric vehicle (EV) batteries, in a decision that could jeopardize SK Innovation’s battery businesses in the United States. The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) [...]

POSCO Chemical to Boost Production Capacity of Cathodes for EV Batteries

POSCO Chemical to Boost Production Capacity of Cathodes for EV Batteries

SEOUL, Feb. 23 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO Chemical Co., an affiliate of South Korea’s steel giant POSCO Group, said Tuesday it will invest 275.8 billion won (US$248 million) to expand its production capacity of cathodes, a key component for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. POSCO Chemical said the plant in the southern city of Gwangyang will [...]

Hyundai Motor, LG Energy Solution Team Up to Lease, Recycle EV Batteries

Hyundai Motor, LG Energy Solution Team Up to Lease, Recycle EV Batteries

SEOUL, Feb. 18 (Korea Bizwire) — Hyundai Motor Co. said Thursday it will partner with LG Energy Solution Ltd. and a local taxi operator for a pilot battery lease program for electric taxis. The nation’s largest automaker and battery maker and KST Mobility, the operator of Macaron Taxi, signed a memorandum of understanding at Hyundai’s [...]

POSCO Chemical to Boost Production Capacity of Cathodes for EV Batteries

POSCO Chemical to Boost Production Capacity of Cathodes for EV Batteries

SEOUL, Aug. 5 (Korea Bizwire) — POSCO Chemical Co., an affiliate of South Korea’s steel giant POSCO Group, said Wednesday it will expand production capacity of cathodes, a key component for electric vehicle (EV) batteries. POSCO Chemical said the move will boost its annual production capacity of cathodes to 70,000 tons by 2022, which is [...]