List of electric-vehicle-battery manufacturers

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List of largest EV battery manufacturers
Battery manufacturer Notes Year founded Production capacity (GWh) Used in production vehicle Type of battery Still in operation
A123Systems Killacycle motorcycle, General Motors (Chevrolet Spark EV), Fisker Automotive (Karma PHEV), Daimler Buses North America (Orion VII), now defunct Smith Electric Vehicles electric trucks, Chery Auto, Kandi, Navistar electric trucks, ALTe Powertrain Technologies extended-range EV powertrains, VIA Motors extended-range VTRUX, three cars with Shanghai Automotive Industry Corp.'s Roewe brand (an EV, a PHEV and an HEV), BMW (ActiveHybrid 3 and ActiveHybrid 5 hybrid electric vehicles), Mercedes-Benz High Performance Engines (Formula One racing kinetic energy recovery system (KERS), Buckeye Bullet land-speed racer 2001[1] 1.5 (2018)[2] Yes lithium-ion (lithium iron phosphate) Yes
American Battery Solutions Inc. We engineer, develop, and manufacture high-quality lithium-ion batteries and battery systems to serve the growing demands in electric vehicles (EV), electrified transportation, motive, industrial, and commercial markets. 2019 lithium-ion Yes
AESC Nissan vehicles 2007 lithium-ion
Aptiv Delphi Automotive PLC[3] 1994 lithium-titanate Yes
Automotive Cells Company (ACC), JV between SAFT and PSA ACC intends to build two large scale production facilities for battery cell in France and Germany to supply electric vehicles 2020 48 (initially planned for 2030) Planned Lithium-ion No
BMZ [de] Lithium-ion batteries for e-buses, e-forklifts, e-vehicles like Streetscooter, e.Go, KION, Eurabus 1994 Yes lithium-ion Yes
Bosch/Samsung Fiat 500e[4] lithium-ion
BYD BYD focuses on LFP battery production and has introduced a new blade technology which makes the application reasonable in mid-to long range term electric vehicles[5] 1995 30 (2019)[6] Yes lithium iron phosphate Yes
Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL) (formerly Amperex Technology) World's largest battery manufacturer 1999 12 (2017) Yes lithium-ion Yes
Coslight India Electric Bus LFP batteries, EV LFP Batteries, E car LFP & NMC batteries 2007 lithium-ion
E-One Moli Energy BMW Mini-E [7] lithium-ion Yes
Electrovaya Customers include Toyota/Raymond.[8] Signed deal to electrify Walmart forklifts. Have a strong presence in large distribution centers in Mexico, USA and Canada. 1996 lithium-ion Yes
EControls Designs and manufactures APU, battery box replacement, and OEM battery packs for forklift and commercial truck applications under the branding Ethium.[9] 1994 Yes lithium iron phosphate Yes
Johnson Matthey Battery Systems (formerly Axeon)[10] Rolls-Royce Motor Cars, Modec, Allied Vehicles, RUF Automobile, Jaguar Cars, Land Rover, Electric Car Corporation, McLaren Yes lithium-iron-phosphate
Hitachi[11][12] Unknown lithium-ion Yes
Leclanché Designs & manufactures proprietary G-NMC/LTO cells, modules & packs within its European facilities.

Applications: Marine, Bus, Truck, Construction & Agriculture, GSE, Rail, Stationary & Specialty. Production capacity (Li-ion cells): 200MWh (2019) with roadmap to reach 2.3GWh by 2024

1909 0.2 (2019) Yes lithium-ion (G-NMC & LTO) Yes
LG Chem General Motors: Chevrolet Volt Gen 1, Gen 2, Chevy Spark, Chevy Bolt, Cadillac ELR
Groupe Renault: Renault ZOE, Renault Twizy
Hyundai: Hyundai Sonata Hybrid
Ford Motor Company: Ford Focus Electric, Ford Mustang Mach-E
Volvo Cars:[13][14] Volvo S60 II, Volvo V60,[15] Volvo XC90 II,[16] Volvo S90/V90 II[17]
1995 4.5 (2017) Yes lithium-ion Yes
NEC Produced prototype batteries for Nissan;[18] Automotive Energy Supply (AESC) is Nissan’s joint venture with NEC [19] lithium-ion
Northvolt AB[20] NorthVolt Ett (One), Factory production in Skellefteå, Sweden. Start of production planned for 2021 2019 8 (2021) 32 (~2022-23) Test series only Lithium-ion
Northvolt AB in JV with Volkswagen Group[21] NorthVolt Zwei (two), JV battery production in Salzgitter, Germany, for the electric vehicles of the Volkswagen Group. Start of production planned for end of 2023/early 2024 2019 16 (initially planned Planned Lithium-ion
OptimumNano Energy Large Chinese manufacturer, mostly for domestic market. 2002 5.5 (2019) lithium-iron-phosphate
Panasonic Building electric vehicle batteries mostly for Tesla. The Gigafactory 1 in joint venture with Tesla[22] has a planned annual battery production capacity of 35 gigawatt-hours by 2018[23] 23 (2019)[24] Yes lithium-ion Yes
Primearth EV Energy Co, a joint venture between Toyota and Matsushita Electric Industrial Co Future Toyota products[25] NiMH, lithium-ion
Sanyo Provides NiMH batteries for Honda and Ford hybrid vehicles[26] and Suzuki Swift Yes NiMH
SB LiMotive Joint ventures with Samsung and Bosch. Ended in 2012 2008 lithium-ion No
SK Innovation[27] Kia Soul EV, Daimler A.G. (SLS AMG E-cell), Hyundai (BlueOn), 0.2 (2016)[28] Yes lithium-ion-polymer (LiPo) Yes
Targray[29] Major international supplier of advance materials for EV battery manufacturing and R&D. Notable products include cathode materials, anode materials, electrolyte, electrodes, metal foils, binders, battery packaging materials and lithium-ion cells. 2010 Yes lithium-ion Yes
Valence Technology[30] Acquired by LithiumWerks in 2019 1989 lithium-iron-phosphate
GS Yuasa Joint ventures with Mitsubishi Motors, and Mitsubishi Corp.; provides batteries for Mitsubishi[31] lithium-ion
Frey New Energy Supplier of Lithium-ion battery cells, modules and packs for heavy-duty Industrial EVs and machines 2010 Yes Lithium-iron-phosphate Yes
Octillion Power Systems[32][33][34] Lithium-ion battery supplier for the electric-vehicle battery market. Vehicles powered by Octillion batteries include China’s Wuling HongGuang Mini and electric trucks produced by Brazilian manufacturer FNM (Fábrica Nacional de Motores). 2009 Yes lithium-ion Yes
InoBat Auto Launched the world first 'intelligent battery' in October 2020. [35] Plans to partner with Rio Tinto to recycle its batteries [36] Currently constructing a R&D Facility in Slovakia, with further plans for a 32GWh facility. 2019 32 (Planned)[37] Planned Lithium-ion Yes

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