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    Study: DOE confirms LG Chem battery plant workers were paid not to make Chevy Volt batteries

    Remember the story last fall about workers at battery maker LG Chem's Holland, MI-based plant who were sitting idle? Well, the feds have investigated and the news isn't good. The US Department of Energy (DOE) released an audit earlier this month (PDF) that revealed that not a single production ...

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    Report: Li-ion battery makers accused of price-fixing in lawsuit

    Hell hath no fury like a mobile-phone owner scorned. In this case, LG, Panasonic, Samsung and Sony are among lithium-ion battery makers that have been subject to at least 10 class-action lawsuits alleging that the manufacturers engaged in price-fixing practices to keep prices up, the New Jersey ...

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    LG Chem completes construction of world's largest (?) automotive battery plant

    Last week, South Korea's LG Chem completed construction of what it hails as the world's largest automotive battery plant. The company says that its factory in Ochang, South Korea has sufficient capacity to pump out lithium-ion battery packs for up to 100,000 plug-in hybrid and electric ...

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    LG Chem/CPI reportedly chosen to power the first production Volt

    2011 Chevrolet Volt
    According to a Reuters report, General Motors has chosen Troy, MI-based Compact Power Inc. as the supplier of battery packs for the initial production run of Chevrolet Volts. Compact Power is a subsidiary of South Korean conglomerate LG Chem and was one of two groups that were ...


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