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LG Energy Solution and Honda officially establish a battery joint venture

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An egg is about to hatch by staying inside the twig. Two widely known firms are now joining hands for a battery venture. LG Energy Solution and Japan’s Honda undisclosed on January 13th that they had come to a mutual collaboration and established LH Battery Company (tentative name).

The joint venture engraves a new fiction on the woods as it marks the first time a South Korean company expedited with a Japanese automaker. The original composing of sounds was started a few months back with the company’s; in August 2022, the two goliaths mutually agreed to construct a secondary battery sector to set off to pour water to fill void space in the United States.

The joined troops were deemed to astir the people of North America by building a robust electric car market. As soon as the plan was scripted, the venue for the project was set in late October, and the business board was announced in November. The establishment of the combination was rounded off earlier this month.

The companies have a few blueprints to be taken off from their stance. The construction of a new plant will begin next month. It is likely to be wrapped off by the end of 2024. Later, the process of Mass producing the batteries will not be completed until 2025. If all the things fall under the line, then the battery made by the joint venture will be supplied to Honda plants in the United States.

The establishment site is located in Jeffersonville, Ohio, USA. The investment for the project is skyrocketing as it has been set around a whopping $4.4 billion. With that investment, the company can produce 500,000 high-performance electric vehicles. Coming to the shares in the joint venture, LG Energy Solutions tops with 51%, while Honda stays close with 49%. CEO Lee Hyuk-Jae said, “We will provide the highest quality batteries in North America in the future to successfully launch Honda electric vehicles and create quality jobs to grow together with local communities in Ohio.”

Rigle COO said, “The official establishment of the joint venture is an important step towards the future of electric vehicles.”


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