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POSCO – SK signed an MOU to develop automotive lightweight materials
2021.03.08
■ Two companies signed an MOU at POSCO Center in Daechi-dong, Seoul on Feb 8th as a preemptive response to changes in auto parts market ■ Posco and SK are considering development of steel-plastic composite materials applicable to EV battery packs ■ President of POSCO Steel Business Unit Kim Hak-dong: “Going beyond steel to prepare ...
K-Batteries keep making headway: SK Innovation gains more ground in the global market
2021.01.26
  Korean EV (electric vehicle) battery manufactures are gaining ground, and among them, SK Innovation has been making big moves by increasing its share in the global EV battery market. The industry predicts that in 2021 SK Innovation’s share in this market will even increase faster.   According to data released by market research firm ...
SK Innovation enters battery swap business in China
2021.01.21
■ SK Innovation recently participated as a strategic investor in Blue Park Smart Energy (BPSE), a subsidiary of BAIC Group in China. BPSE: a battery swap type EVs supplier and battery swap station operator ■ SK Innovation has secured a foothold to promote the BaaS (Battery as a Service) business in China, the world’s largest ...
SK Innovation creates trickle-down effect in Georgia through its EV battery plants
2021.01.14
  SK Innovation’s large-scale investment in EV battery manufacturing plants in Georgia, USA, has created a trickle-down effect in downstream industries.   | SK Innovation’s Georgia EV plants will reach annual capacity of 21.5GWh by 2023   It was revealed that SK Innovation is going to start the pilot production of the first battery plant ...
SK Innovation shows Green Mobility technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo
2020.10.28
  After receiving much attention at InterBattery 2020, SK Innovation once again got a chance to show its technologies at 2020 Green New Deal Expo, which is taking place at Dongdaemun Design Plaza (DDP), Seoul, Korea from October 28th to 30th.     Hosted by the Korean National Assembly Hydrogen Economy Forum, 2020 Green New Deal Expo gathers ...
InterBattery 2020: SK Innovation aims to be the leader in the core battery technologies of safety, charging speed, and range
2020.10.22
  SK Innovation has announced the directions for its next-generation batteries at InterBattery 2020, which is Korea’s largest exhibition specializing in rechargeable batteries. The three-day event, hosted by the Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry & Energy, is taking place at COEX in Samseong-dong, Seoul, starting on the 21st of this month.     Through the ...
The 40 years of SK Innovation's battery development history ② Middle stage (1996 – 2005)
2020.10.15
  Last month, SKinno News published the first episode about the “Early stage (1982 – 1993)” of SK Innovation’s electric vehicle (EV) battery, which began 38 years ago. SK Innovation has built up a solid history of batteries starting with the selection of “Energy accumulating battery system” as its future business to achieve Yukong’s(1) vision ...
(Main Street News) GUEST COLUMN: “SK Innovation project a game-changer”, by Commissioner Pat Wilson, Georgia Department of Economic Development
2020.10.11
▲ Image by Georgia Department of Economic Development   On October 7th (local time), Pat Wilson, Commissioner of the Georgia Department of Economic Development (GDEcD) shared a Guest Column entitled “SK Innovation project a game-changer” on Main Street News (https://www.mainstreetnews.com/). Pat Wilson has served as Commissioner of GDEcD, which is responsible for creating jobs and investment ...
SK Innovation accelerates hiring at its EV battery site in Georgia
2020.09.22
  SK Innovation today announced it plans to hire more than 1,000 skilled American workers by the end of 2021 as it prepares for initial production at the first of two EV battery plants in Commerce, with the support of the State of Georgia, Jackson County and City of Commerce. In of the largest economic ...
The 40 years of SK Innovation's battery development history ① Early stage (1982 – 1993)
2020.09.17
  | SK Innovation started its EV battery business 38 years ago   Electric vehicle (EV) battery industry is emerging as the next leading business of Korea after the semiconductors business. Much like Korea’s other major industries such as electronics, vehicles, semiconductors and petrochemicals which achieved success after long preparation, the EV battery industry did ...
SK Innovation’s bold investments to expand battery business worldwide
2020.05.14
  SK Innovation decided to continue investing for the future despite the ongoing global economic downturn and the crisis caused by the COVID-19.   | SK Innovation’s decision to invest in its second EV battery plant in the U.S.   On April 28, SK Innovation announced its decision to additionally invest 727 million US dollars ...
SK Innovation Unveils “SK Inside” - a Leading Technology for Future Mobility at CES 2020
2020.01.02
  SK Innovation will take part in Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2020, the largest household electronics and IT exhibition in the world, held in Las Vegas, USA, from January 7 to 10. As the sole Korean petrochemical firm to take part in CES, SK Innovation will join the SK Group affiliates, such as SK Telecom, ...