Korea-based SK Innovation announced that it has been selected as a Lithium-ion battery cell supplier for electric vehicle projects for Mercedes-Benz passenger cars.
Battery cells supplied by SK Innovation will be formed into battery packs for use in future Mercedes-Benz electric vehicles. The SKI battery cells will be deployed in multiple electric vehicle models in diverse segments.
After doubling capacity in Seosan, Korea, SK Innovation is meeting increased orders with production running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. SK Innovation is expecting to expand its manufacturing volume through additional projects with current customers and new business opportunities, in addition to the new orders from Daimler.