Ford To Manufacture Batteries For Its Future Electric Vehicles
Forgings Today|July - August 2021
Ford and SK Innovation have signed a MoU to create a joint venture, to be called BlueOvalSK, to produce approximately 60 GWh annually in traction battery cells and array modules, starting mid-decade, with the potential to expand.

The creation of the JV is subject to definitive agreements, regulatory approvals and other conditions. The next-gen cells and arrays will be used to power several future Ford battery electric vehicles.

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Ford To Manufacture Batteries For Its Future Electric Vehicles

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