LG Chem

South Korean President Lee Myung-Bak (2nd L) looks at an electric car during a dedication ceremony for LG Chem's car battery plant at the town of Ochang in Cheongwon county, about 100 kms south of Seoul, on April 6, 2011. South Korea's LG Chem completed the world's largest battery plant for electric cars, vowing to become a top car battery producer by 2015.  (DONG-A ILBO/AFP/Getty Images)

Report: Energy Stimulus Grant $ Spent On Playing Games, Watching Videos

A U.S. Energy report accuses a Michigan-based battery maker of wasting federal funds and failing to move production to the state from South Korea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–02/13/2013


LG Chem Wins $9.6M Battery Development Contract

The Southfield-based The United States Advanced Battery Consortium LLC Monday announced the award of a $9.62 million advanced battery technology development contract to LG Chem Power Inc. of Troy.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2011

Granholm Announces LG Chem Plant In Holland

Michigan Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm announced Friday that LG Chem, the South Korean battery manufacturer with operations in Michigan, will establish a new electrolyte production plant in Holland in West Michigan, expanding the state’s battery […]


Ford Picks Troy's Compact Power For Focus Batteries

Ford Motor Co. (NYSE:F) Tuesday announced it has selected Troy-based Compact Power Inc. to build lithium-ion battery packs for the Ford Focus Electric, which will go on sale in the United States in 2011.