GM pegs hopes on U.S. battery manufacturing

Confirming a rumor from last year (see the October 29, 2008 LRPJ), GM recently announced that Compact Power (the U.S. subsidiary of LG Chem) will be the official battery supplier for the Chevy Volt, a plug-in hybrid (PHEV) with 40 mile all-electric range, and that the automaker plans on building a l...

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