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LG Chem, Samsung SDI face fire recalls as battery supplies charge ahead

China 2916 Cons. Discr. - Autos 1123 Info Tech - Tech Hardware 739 Materials - Chemicals 206 South Korea 553 U.S. 5239

General Motors has recalled its Chevrolet Bolt electric vehicle after a series of battery fires linked to packs reportedly made by LG Chem in South Korea. Panjiva’s data shows that U.S. seaborne imports linked to LG Chem surged 103% higher year over year in the 12 months Oct. 31, though the recall covers models produced in 2017 – 2019. There’s been a cut back recently in LG Chem’s shipments from China which may reflect Hyundai’s recall of its Kona vehicle. Total U.S. seaborne import of lithium ion batteries climbed 49.0% higher in the three months to Oct. 31. Aside from LG Chem there was...

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