K-car News LG Chem has released an official statement saying that Daimler has selected the company as a supplier of lithium batteries, will provide Smart EV battery, which models will be launched in 2016.
LG Chem will provide Daimler cell, battery pack assembly by Daimler.
Last August, LG Chemical also received orders for Audi's battery, which provides support for plug-in hybrid vehicle lineup. The company also noted that the future is expected to get more orders from Audi's parent company Volkswagen Group.
In the field of automotive batteries, LG Chemical has gained 20
customers, including General Motors; the company's goal is to overall
sales in 2018 will increase to a large battery of 10 trillion won (US $
9.8 billion) or more.