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    LG Chem to build lithium ion cell factory in Holland, MI

    LG Chem has made it official. The South Korean manufacturer is moving forward with plans to start production of lithium ion cells in Michigan. LG Chem and its U.S. subsidiary, Compact Power Inc. (CPI), will spend $303 million to build the cell plant in Holland, on the west side of the state. By ...

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    GM reported to have chosen Compact Power as Volt battery supplier

    2011 Chevrolet Volt
    Ever since that cold day in January when the Chevrolet Volt concept rolled onto the stage at the 2007 Detroit Auto Show, the single biggest question has been the battery. More specifically, could GM find a lithium ion battery that would provide 40 miles of range on a charge, ...

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    BREAKING: GM awards two battery contracts for the Volt!

    Click the photo for a high-res gallery of Volt digg_url = ''; GM Chairman Rick Wagoner announced that the company has awarded two advanced development contracts for battery systems to be used on the GM E-Flex ...


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