Later this year, the SB LiMotive-powered BMW ActiveE will launch. Then, in 2012, the electrified Fiat 500, sporting SB LiMotive batteries, should hit dealerships. In 2013, another SB LiMotive-powered BMW, the
Bohr said that additional contracts that are expected to come from automakers in the U.S. would make building a facility in North America the next logical step, but that determination won't be made until deals are finalized and SB LiMotive confirms that there is ample demand for its li-ion battery packs.The contracts we have on board will fill this factory [Ulsan, South Korea] pretty fast. So, the next step, around 2013, will be to look into a plant for Europe.
[Source: Ward's Auto – sub. req.]