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Honda, LG to build battery factory in US

The two Asian majors are investing billions in batteries for EVs in North American push.

Photo: PHILIP FONG/AFP / AFP

Japanese automaker Honda and South Korean battery manufacturer LG Energy Solution have teamed for a US joint venture with a total investment of USD 4.4bn.

The two companies plan to build a factory that will manufacture batteries for electric vehicles, writes news agency AFP.

The completion of the factory is slated for next year, with mass production of advanced lithium-ion batteries expected by the end of 2025, the parties inform.

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