electric vehicles
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 ...
Why seamless fast charging is essential for Electric Vehicles (by James Carter)
2022.04.05
If you own an electric vehicle (EV), you would know that there are essentially 3 questions that make up 90% of the questions are asked about EVs:   1) How much does it cost? 2) What is the driving range? 3) How long does it take to charge?   This isn’t just my experience or ...
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 ...
"It's not waste, but valuable resource!" – How to reuse and recycle EV batteries
2022.02.11
  While the world is making efforts to reduce carbon emissions, the complete vehicle industry is making the switch from an internal combustion engine business model to electric vehicles (EV). As EVs have become well-known as an eco-friendly means of transportation, the global sales for these vehicles are rapidly increasing. However, this increase in EV sales also means ...
SK Innovation’s strategies and direction in the fast growing EV market
2021.12.15
  ㅣBattery business expansion strategy based on regions   While Europe and China have pushed the EV market forward, the proportion of EV sales in total automotive sales in the United States was just 10.4 % in the third quarter of 2021. However, as the Biden administration seeks to introduce relevant legislation, such as an ...
"Electrify Everything!" - The great proliferation of Electric transportation (by James Carter)
2021.12.06
  There doesn’t seem to be a day go by without Vision Mobility hearing of companies developing cutting edge technology in electric transportation. While many are focused on passenger cars, there’s a huge range of both new and established firms designing and developing battery electric vehicles (EVs) for many different use cases – where there’s ...
SK Innovation’s strategies to win the European market, where an electric model became the best-selling car for the first time in September this year
2021.12.02
  | New milestone: an electric model became the best-selling car in Europe market for the first time   In recent year, it is no longer or shocking news that corporates declared carbon neutrality declarations, and governments announced related policies to achieve Net Zero target one after another. Consequently, more and more electric vehicles are ...
SK On received Minister’s Citation at Korea Energy Grand Prize 2021
2021.11.18
■ SK On received a Minister’s citation in Energy Efficiency Improvement group category at Korea Energy Grand Prize 2021 hosted by Korean Ministry of Trade, Industry, and Energy. ■ Recognized for its efforts to improve the entire process to achieve Net Zero in battery business in 2035   SK On’s domestic battery plant in Seosan was awarded ...
SK On sets out to develop battery safety technology that will broaden ‘super gap’ with Korea Electrotechnology Research Institute
2021.11.05
■ Signed an MOU to achieve ‘super gap’ quality for the safety of lithium secondary batteries at the SK Seorin Building in Seoul on November 4, 2021 – Committed to developing innovative methods of evaluation and safety technology in the fields of battery performance, reliability, safety, and more – Internal quality tests surpassed the standards ...
"The forecast rise of electric vehicles is inevitable, but battery supply is key" (by James Carter)
2021.11.02
  “You’re not going to get any traction with numbers like that around here!” It was early 2018 and I had just presented Vision Mobility’s latest future electric vehicle (EV) global sales forecast to senior management at a major OEM. The forecast of 30% of new car sales would be battery electric (BEV) by 2030, ...