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SK On secures USD 2 billion as investment funds for battery business in Europe
2022.08.01
■ Export Credit Agencies (ECAs) including Euler Hermes of Germany, Korea Trade Insurance Corporation, and the Export-Import Bank of Korea approve a USD 2 billion loan for SK On ■ SK On’s eco-friendly, steady growth is recognized, leading the company to acquire the largest ECA fund amount among battery companies in and out of the ...
SK On to jointly invest in cathode material production facility with Ford and EcoPro BM
2022.07.22
On July 22 (KST), SK On announced its plans to jointly invest in establishing a cathode material production facility in North America in partnership with global automaker Ford Motor Company and cathode material manufacturer EcoPro BM. The cathode is an essential battery material that crucially affects battery performance.   The three companies recently signed a ...
SK On – Ford’s joint venture BlueOval SK officially established
2022.07.13
The joint venture officially established for battery mass-production at three factories in Kentucky, Tennessee, from 2025   BlueOval SK, a joint venture between SK On and global automaker Ford Motor Company for manufacturing electric vehicle (EV) batteries, is poised to move to its next phase. The two companies secured a key bridgehead to preoccupy the ...
SK On soars along with the popularity of Ford’s F-150 Lightning
2022.07.05
▲ A Ford’s F-150 Lightning pickup truck that uses SK On’s NCM9 battery cell (Image source: Ford’s homepage)   After the official launching of Ford’s F-150 Lightning, the electric model of F-150, on April 26 (US local time), the fleet is gaining massive popularity and delivery to customers is currently on the way with great ...
SK On cooperates with Posco Holdings in rechargable battery business
2022.06.15
■ Signed an MOU to cooperate in all areas of the business, including raw materials for battery, anode and cathode materials, and recycling   ■ Discussed POSCO Group’s increasing materials supply in line with SK On’s expanding global production plan   SK On and POSCO Holdings have established full-fledged business cooperation in the rechargeable battery ...
SK On join hands with the Korea Automotive Inspection and Warranty Association to establish evaluation standards for used car batteries
2022.04.28
■ SK On signs a business agreement with the Korea Automotive Inspection and Warranty Association on the 28th to take the lead in standardization of diagnostic evaluations   ■ Improving consumer convenience by providing accurate valuation, building a basis for the virtuous resource cycle   SK On is joining hands with an expert organization to ...
SK On announces successful joint development of Battery Monitoring Integrated Circuit
2022.04.04
■ SK On co-developed Battery Monitoring Integrated Circuit (BMIC), the integral semiconductor for battery management, with Autosilicon. ■ 10 BMICs installed per one electric vehicle (EV) as integral part for monitoring and pre-sensing abnormalities   On April 4, SK On announced that it has successfully developed Battery Monitoring Integrated Circuit (BMIC) with Autosilicon, a Korean fabless semiconductor ...
Nam Gyu-min, Business Management Unit, SK On: "I am settled now from my concerns, as a happy member of SK"
2022.03.21
▲ SK On Battery Planning Office Management Unit Nam Gyu-min   Due to prolonged global pandemic, job seekers are having harder time finding the right company. Nam Gyu-min, SK On’s Battery Planning Office Management Unit, who also had had worries about his future and career, has successfully found his place in SK On after all ...
SK On unveils production process and future vision of "Safe Batteries" at InterBattery 2022
2022.03.17
  ■ First meeting with the public since the spin-off from SK Innovation last October, exhibiting know-hows for decades cutting edge techs   ■ ambition of being a global market leader, based on its three key strengths, “safety, eco-friendliness, and high quality”   SK On is participating in InterBattery 2022, the largest annual battery exhibition ...
SK On, Ford and Koç signed an MOU to create a joint venture for battery production in Turkey
2022.03.14
■ “SK On-Ford battery alliance” entered Europe to build a production base with a leading Turkish company after setting up its base in the U.S. ■ They are expected to produce 30-45 GWh annually beginning in 2025 on a site near Ankara ■ SK On became Korea’s first, among the three leading battery suppliers in ...
SK On to certify the battery value of used cars by cooperating with K Car, Korea’s largest directly-operated used car platform company
2022.02.24
■ Signed a business agreement with K Car, the No.1 used car platform company in Korea, on February 24 – To certify after measuring the lifespan and value of the batteries of used cars that K Car purchases and sells – To provide a reliable service by calculating the battery price of used electric cars ...
[Interview] SK Innovation executives talk about plans in 2022, the first year of Financial Story execution ④ SK On CEO Jee Dong-seob: “We will become Global No. 1 with batteries that are safe, well-performing, and economical”
2022.02.20
▲ Jee Dong-seob, CEO of SK On   2022 marks the first year of being an independent company for SK On after the spin-off from SK Innovation in October 2021. In the recent interview with SKinno News, Jee Dong-seob, CEO of SK On, shared that “When SK On develops our dynamic force for the virtuous ...