New Delhi, February 28, 2018: Automaker Mahindra and Mahindra (M&M) has reported a tie-up with Korea-based battery maker LG Chem for improvement of a one of a kind cell solely for India.

LG Chem will build up a novel cell solely for India application and will likewise supply Li-particle (lithium-particle) cells in view of NMC (nickel-manganese-cobalt) science with high vitality thickness, M&M said in a discharge.

M&M said these cells will be sent in the Mahindra and SsangYong scope of electric vehicles. LG Chem will likewise plan the Li-particle battery modules for Mahindra Electric, which thusly will make battery packs for the Mahindra Group and different purchasers.

“This relationship with LG Chem will give Mahindra the essential access to cutting edge battery innovation and will likewise empower us to convey all inclusive focused items,” said Hemant Sikka, President and Chief Purchase Officer, Mahindra and Mahindra.

He said the organization is planning to scale up as per its extension designs keeping in mind the end goal to take care of demand expected sooner rather than later.

LG Chem Executive Vice President in Energy Solution Company J H Kim stated: “LG Chem expects this coordinated effort will be one of the vital minutes for putting the commercialisation of the electric vehicles in India showcase.”

M&M said keeping in see the speculation design reported a year ago, a battery module plant is likewise a work in progress.

The plant will have a limit of a large portion of a million battery modules for every annum and will likewise house a battery module pack line. The whole office for both module and pack is relied upon to go into creation in the last quarter of 2019-20.


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